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Bodies complexioned: Human variation and racism in early modern English culture, c. 1600-1750
By P648 - MANCHESTER UNIV PR
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ean: 9781526134486, isbn: 1526134489,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Bodily contrasts from the colour of hair, eyes and skin to the shape of faces and skeletons - allowed the English of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries to discriminate systematically among themselves and against non-Anglophone groups. Making use of an array of sources, this book examines how early modern English people understood bodily difference. It demonstrates that individuals' distinctive features were considered innate, even as discrete populations were believed to have charact


European Labor Unions
By Brand: Greenwood
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mpn: appendix, index, ean: 9780313263712, isbn: 031326371X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
European Labor Unions provides a picture of the evolution of trade unionism in Europe. It includes 31 national chapters representing all European countries at the time the book was planned in 1988, with the exceptiuon of Andorra, Liechtenstein, and Monaco, but including such countries as Turkey, Iceland, and Yugoslavia. Additionally, there is a chapter on European regional organizations. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 inaugurated a period of uncertainty in Central and Eastern Europe that ha


Lost: Miscarriage in Nineteenth-Century America (Critical Issues in Health and Medicine)
By Rutgers University Press
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ean: 9780813591544, isbn: 0813591546,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In Lost, medical historian Shannon Withycombe weaves together women’s personal writings and doctors’ publications from the 1820s through the 1910s to investigate the transformative changes in how Americans conceptualized pregnancy, understood miscarriage, and interpreted fetal tissue over the course of the nineteenth century. Withycombe’s pathbreaking research reveals how Americans construed, and continue to understand, miscarriage within a context of reproductive desires, expectations, an


Roman Imperial Frontier in the West
By Routledge
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ean: 9781563241505, isbn: 1563241501,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Imperial policy on the western frontier of the Roman Empire was the means by which the government controlled the frontier residents. This book takes a topical approach to this study of the frontier: subjects covered include the army, farming, commerce, manufacturing, religion and Romanization.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Search for Negotiated Peace: Women's Activism and Citizen Diplomacy in World War I
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415961417, isbn: 0415961416,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The First World War was an epic event of huge proportions that lasted over four years and involved the armies of more than twenty nations, resulting in 30 million casualties, including more than 8 million killed. Set against the backdrop of this massive carnage, The Search for Negotiated Peace is the gripping story of the events that moved high profile American and European citizens, particularly women, into the international peace movement. This small, transatlantic network put forth proposals


Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion (2 Volume Set)
By Presbyterian Publishing, Inc.
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ean: 9780664220280, isbn: 0664220282,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This is the definitive English-language edition of one of the monumental works of the Christian church. All previous editions--in Latin, French, German, and English--have been collated; references and notes have been verified, corrected, and expanded; and new bibliographies have been added.The translation preserves the rugged strength and vividness of Calvin's writing, but also conforms to modern English and renders heavy theological terms in simple language. The result is a translation that ach


Critical Edition of Robert Barnes's A Supplication Vnto the Most Gracyous Prince Kynge Henry The. VIIJ. 1534
By University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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ean: 9780802093127, isbn: 0802093124,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Robert Barnes (1495-1540) was perhaps the most important sixteenth-century English Protestant reformer after William Tyndale. The shifting religious and political views of Henry VIII positioned Barnes at the opposite end of the popular ideology of the day, culminating in his execution in 1540 soon after that of Thomas Cromwell.A Supplication Vnto the Most Gracyous Prince Kynge Henry The. VIIJ., the first edition of which appeared in 1531 during Barnes's German exile, was a controversial lament f


Worlds Together, Worlds Apart (Fifth Edition) (Vol. Volume 2)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393624854, isbn: 0393624854,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Global connections and comparisons, now more accessible and interactive The most globally integrated book in its field, Worlds Together, Worlds Apart is unmatched in helping students draw connections and comparisons across time and place. Streamlined chapters, innovative pedagogy, and NEW scholarship, with expanded coverage of environmental history, make the Fifth Edition the most accessible and relevant yet. NEW interactive learning resources develop history skills and assess comprehension of m


The Samurai: A Military History
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138139992, isbn: 1138139998,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
First published in 1977, The Samurai has long since become a standard work of reference. It continues to be the most authoritative work on samurai life and warfare published outside Japan. Set against the background of Japan's social and political history, the book records the rise and rise of Japan's extraordinary warrior class from earliest times to the culmination of their culture, prowess and skills as manifested in the last great battle they were ever to fight - that of Osaka Castle in 161


The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volumes 1-3 of 6 (Everyman's Library)
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ean: 9780679423089, isbn: 0679423087,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed) Volumes 1, 2, and 3 of the Bury Text, in a boxed set. Introduction by Hugh Trevor-RoperUsed Book in Good Condition.


Military Innovation in the Interwar Period
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521637602, isbn: 0521637600,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
This study of major military innovations in the 1920s and 1930s explores differences in innovating exploitation by the seven major military powers. This volume of comparative essays investigates how and why innovation occurred or did not occur, and explains much of the strategic and operative performance of the Axis and Allies in World War II.Used Book in Good Condition.


A History of World Societies, Volume 1: To 1600
By Bedford/St. Martin's
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mpn: 1319059317, ean: 9781319059316, isbn: 1319059317,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
See society and culture through both regional and global points of view as History of World Societies, Volume 1 broadens your comprehension of world history by making the past come alive.


Wörterbuch der griechischen Wörter in den koptischen dokumentarischen Texten (Texte Und Untersuchungen Zur Geschichte der Altchristlichen) (German Edition)
By Walter de Gruyter Inc.
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mpn: bibliography, ean: 9783110174038, isbn: 3110174030,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Für dieses neuartige Wörterbuch der griechischen Wörter in den koptischen dokumentarischen Texten wurden die entsprechenden Editionsbände zugrunde gelegt. Es ist einerseits ein Hilfsmittel für die Edition koptischer Texte, es kann andererseits Bedeutungs- und Lautverschiebungen gegenüber dem byzantinischen Griechisch aufzeigen und ist so auch von Interesse für die Byzantinistik. Mit dem Wörterbuch wird ein seit Jahrzehnten als dringliches Forschungsdesiderat bezeichnetes Hilfsmittel zur


An Encyclopedia of American Women at War [2 volumes]: From the Home Front to the Battlefields
By Brand: ABC-CLIO
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ean: 9781598844436, isbn: 1598844431,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
A sweeping review of the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day. • An extensive bibliography offers additional reading and research opportunities• Accessibly written essays introduce the thematic developments of each major conflict in American history • Supporting photographs and illustrations depict key female figures• An informative overview in the frontmatter provides historical context to women's roles in the militaryUsed Book in Good C


Ways of the World with Sources: For the AP® Course
By Bedford/St. Martin's
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ean: 9781319173494, isbn: 1319173497,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
2019 Ways of the World: A Global History with Sources Fourth Edition for the AP Course (H) by Robert W. Strayer & Eric W. Nelson ***ISBN-13: 9781319173494***1209 Pages


Pope Francis and Interreligious Dialogue: Religious Thinkers Engage with Recent Papal Initiatives (Pathways for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9783030071431, isbn: 303007143X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
This book engages thinkers from different religious and humanist traditions in response to Pope Francis’s pronouncements on interreligious dialogue. The contributors write from the perspectives of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Humanism. Each author elaborates on how the pope’s openness to dialogue and invitation to practical collaboration on global concerns represents a significant achievement as the world faces an uncertain future. The theological tension wi


Der Gott Des Gelages: Dionysos, Satyrn Und Manaden Auf Attischem Trinkgeschirr Des 5. Jahrhunderts V. Chr. (Image & Context) (German Edition)
By Walter de Gruyter Inc.
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mpn: 39479723, ean: 9783110222234, isbn: 9783110222234,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Darstellungen des Dionysos und seines Kreises zieren zu Tausenden die bemalte Feinkeramik aus dem klassischen Athen. Die Studie unternimmt eine umfassende Deutung dieser außerordentlich wandelbaren Bildwelt und geht insbesondere der Frage nach, welche Funktion sie für ihre Betrachter im Kontext des Trinkgelages erfüllte, für das ein Großteil der Gefäße gefertigt war. Nach Klärung der quellenkritischen Voraussetzungen werden abschnittsweise zentrale Problemfelder behandelt: die Konstrukti


Worlds of History, Volume 1: A Comparative Reader, to 1550
By Bedford/St. Martin's
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ean: 9781319032586, isbn: 1319032583,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Take a cross-cultural approach to central themes in history as Worlds of History, Volume 1 teaches you to think critically and view the past more effectively.



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