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Geography of Small Islands: Outposts of Globalisation

Ratter, Beate M. W.

(2018)  | 9783319638676 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 224pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 255.95 (inc. GST), AUD 232.68 (ex. GST),
This book is dedicated to the study of the islands and their role in a globalised world. Beside Coastal or Oceanic/Marine Geography, there is little comprehensive material about the speciality of small island geography so far. It aims to bridge natural, social and cultural science perspectives....

Multidisciplinary issues surrounding african diasporas.

Chaka, Chaka. Mann, Charles.

(2018)  | 9781522550792 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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History and politics : remembrance as legitimation.

KĂ„, cka Katarzyna. Schattkowsky, Ralph.

(2018)  | 9781527505582 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 315pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
"History and politics are interlinked with unbreakable bonds, as is manifested primarily in the use of historical arguments in political disputes. Regardless of the ideological views represented, time period, and geographical location, politicians consistently and frequently use such arguments with...

Italian Colonialism and Resistances to Empire, 1930-1970

Srivastava, Neelam.

(2018)  | 9781137465832 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xi, 266pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 199.95 (inc. GST), AUD 181.77 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Italian Anti-Colonialism and the Ethiopian WarChapter 3: “Ethiopia’s Cause is our Cause”: Black Internationalism and the Italian Invasion of EthiopiaChapter 4: Harlem’s Ethiopia: Literary Pan-Africanism and the Italian InvasionChapter 5: A Partisan Press: Sylvia Pankhurst,...

The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History After 1945

Bevernage, Berber. Wouters, Nico.

(2018)  | 9781349953059 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xxiv, 879pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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State-Sponsored History after 1945: An Introduction – Berber Bevernage and Nico Wouters.- Part 1: Memory Laws and Legislated History.- Overview Chapter.- Laws Governing the Historian’s Free Expression – Antoon De Baets.- Case Studies.- Writing History through Criminal law: State-Sponsored Memory in...

Following the Levellers, Volume Two: English Political and Religious Radicals from the Commonwealth to the Glorious Revolution, 1649-88

De, Krey Gary S.

(2018)  | 9781349953295 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xi, 457pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
Chapter One: Introduction: Finding the Levellers and their Successors.- Chapter Two: The Levellers and the Commonwealth, 1649-53.- Chapter Three: Leveller Followers in London, the Army, and the Counties.- Chapter Four: Leveller Successors and the Protectorate, 1654-9.- Chapter Five: Leveller Successors...

Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After The Gathering

Devlin, Trew Johanne. Pierse, Michael.

(2018)  | 9783319407838 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 280pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book provides scholarly perspectives on a range of timely concerns in Irish diaspora studies. It offers a focal point for fresh interchanges and theoretical insights on questions of identity, Irishness, historiography and the academy’s role in all of these. In doing so, it chimes with the significant...

Global History and New Polycentric Approaches: Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System

Garcia, Perez Manuel. Sousa, LĂşcio Manuel Rocha de.

(2018)  | 9789811040528 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxx, 352pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. Rethinking the ways global history is envisioned and conceptualized in diverse countries such as China, Japan, Mexico or Spain, this collections considers how global issues are connected with our local and national communities. It examines how the...

Mega-Events and Legacies in Post-Metropolitan Spaces: Expos and Urban Agendas

Di, Vita Stefano. Morandi, Corinna.

(2018)  | 9783319677675 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 152pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book offers new perspectives through which to observe and interpret mega-events. Using the specific case studies of World’s Fairs, Di Vita and Morandi present a report of the Milan Expo 2015 and its trans-scalar legacies. While the event and post-event have been affected by the world crisis, the...

Replicating Atonement: Foreign Models in the Commemoration of Atrocities

Gabowitsch, Mischa.

(2018)  | 9783319650265 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 353pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This collection examines what happens when one country’s experience of dealing with its traumatic past is held up as a model for others to follow. In regional and country studies covering Argentina, Canada, Japan, Lebanon, Rwanda, Russia, Turkey, the United States and former Yugoslavia, the authors...

Premodern Rulers and Postmodern Viewers: Gender, Sex, and Power in Popular Culture

Alvestad, Karl C. North, Janice. Woodacre, Elena.

(2018)  | 9783319687704 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 441pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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1. Introduction: Getting Modern: Depicting Premodern Power and Sexuality in Popular MediaI. Reappraising female rulers in the light of modern feminism(s)2. Early Modern Queens on Screen: Victors, Victims, Villains, Virgins, and Viragoes3. Silencing Queens: The Dominated Discourse of Historical Queens...

British Humanitarian Activity in Russia, 1890-1923

Kelly, Luke.

(2017)  | 9783319651897 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 220pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book analyses the efforts of British civil society to help a Russia seen to be struggling between 1890 and the 1920s. Luke Kelly seeks to show why churches, pressure groups, charities, politicians and journalists came to promote religious and political liberty and to relieve the victims of famines...

Youth Movements, Citizenship and the English Countryside: Creating Good Citizens, 1930-1960

Edwards, Siân.

(2017)  | 9783319651569 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 296pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 222.95 (inc. GST), AUD 202.68 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: The Good Citizen and the English Countryside.- Chapter 3: Leisure and the Good Citizen.- Chapter 4: The Good Citizen at Work.- Chapter 5: The Good Citizen at Home.- Chapter 6: The Good Citizen in the Community.- Chapter 7: Conclusion.

Hypotheses and Perspectives in the History and Philosophy of Science: Homage to Alexandre Koyré 1892-1964

Agassi, Joseph. Drozdova, Daria. Pisano, Raffaele.

(2017)  | 9783319617107 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxviii, 482pp | Availability last checked: 10/1/2018
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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of his passing (in 2014), this special book features studies on Alexandre Koyr (1892-1964), one of the most influential historians of science of the 20th century, who re-evaluated prevalent thinking on the history and philosophy of science. In particular, it explores...

Party Politics in a New Democracy: The Irish Free State, 1922-37

Farrell, Mel.

(2017)  | 9783319635842 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 332pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book offers a timely, and fresh historical perspective on the politics of independent Ireland. Interwar Ireland's politics have been caricatured as an anomaly, with the distinction between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael bewildering political commentators and scholars alike. It is common for Ireland's...

Manifestos for World Thought

Stone, Mohaghegh. , Mohaghegh, Jason Bahbak. Stone, Lucian.

(2017)  | 9781783489510 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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What are the still-unknown horizons of world thought? This book brings togetherprominent scholars from varying disciplines to speculate on this obscurequestion and the many crossroads that face intellectuals in our contemporary eraand its aftermath. The result is a collection of “manifestos” thatcontemplate...

Jehovah's Witnesses and the Secular World: From the 1870s to the Present

Knox, Zoe.

(2017)  | 9781137396044 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | viii, 396pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Chapter 1: Introduction: Making Witness History.-  Chapter 2: The Watch Tower, The Witnesses and the World .- Chapter 3: Political Neutrality .- Chapter 4: Public Ministry .- Chapter 5: Blood Ban.- Chapter 6: Anti-Ecumenism .- Chapter 7: Popular Perceptions.- Chapter 8: Conclusion: W(h)ither the...

What Is Classical Liberal History?

Douma, Michael J. Magness, Phillip W.

(2017)  | 9781498536103 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 268pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
AUD 156.95 (inc. GST), AUD 142.68 (ex. GST),
Historians working in the classical liberal tradition believe that individualdecision-making and individual rights matter in the making of history. Historywritten in the classical liberal tradition emerged largely in the nineteenthcentury, when the field of history was first professionalized in Europe...

Eugenics at the Edges of Empire: New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Africa

Paul, Diane B. Spencer, Hamish G. Stenhouse, John.

(2017)  | 9783319646855 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 320pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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This volume explores the history of eugenics in four Dominions of the British Empire: New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and South Africa. These self-governing colonies reshaped ideas absorbed from the metropole in accord with local conditions and ideals. Compared to Britain (and the US, Germany, and Scandinavia),...


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