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The Warfare of Science: Struggle for the Liberty of Science

by Andrew Dickson White Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 05, 2019)

"I purpose to present an outline of the great, sacred struggle for the liberty of science — a struggle which has lasted for so many centuries, and which yet continues. A hard contest it has been; a war waged...


The Natural History of the Newspaper

by Robert E. Park Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

The newspaper has a history; but it has, likewise, a natural history. The press, as it exists, is not, as our moralists sometimes seem to assume, the willful product of any little group of living men. On the...


Football for Player and Spectator : Origin and Development of American Football

by Fielding Yost Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

This book presents the Origin and Development of American Football. Football, although indefinitely known as a sport to Greek and Roman antiquity, did not come into existence as a school or college game until...


This Land Is Our Land

by Suketu Mehta Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 04, 2019)

A timely argument for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants

There are few subjects in American life that prompt more discussion and controversy than immigration. But...


German Division as Shared Experience

by Erica Carter, Jan Palmowski & Katrin Schreiter Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Despite the nearly three decades that have passed since Reunification, we still have little understanding of the ways in which the everyday experiences of Germans overlapped during forty years of political...


Encounters with Emotions

by Benno Gammerl, Philipp Nielsen & Margrit Pernau Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Spanning Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Encounters with Emotions investigates experiences of face-to-face transcultural encounters from the seventeenth century to the present and the emotional dynamics that...


The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere

by David Jiménez Torres & Leticia Villamediana González Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Since the explosion of the indignados movement beginning in 2011, there has been a renewed interest in the concept of the “public sphere” in a Spanish context: how it relates to society and to political...


All about the Burger

by Sef Gonzalez & George Motz Mango (April 15, 2019)

From the curator of the Burger Museum in Miami comes this definitive history of the world's most popular sandwich. You'll learn: - the lore of the first burger - the humble beginnings of the giants in the industry...


A History of Gardening in 50 Objects

by George Drower The History Press (June 03, 2019)

The earliest record of an enclosed space around a homestead comes from 10,000 BCE and since then gardens of varying types and ambition have been popular throughout the ages. Whether ornamental, wild cottage...


Names and Naming in Early Modern Germany

by Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer & Joel F. Harrington Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Throughout the many political and social upheavals of the early modern era, names were words to conjure by, articulating significant historical trends and helping individuals and societies make sense of often...


The League of Wives

by Heath Hardage Lee St. Martin's Press (April 02, 2019)

"With astonishing verve, The League of Wives persisted to speak truth to power to bring their POW/MIA husbands home from Vietnam. And with astonishing verve, Heath Hardage Lee has chronicled their little-known...


Gendering Post-1945 German History

by Karen Hagemann, Donna Harsch & Friederike Brühöfener Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

For as much as "entanglement" has become a keyword in recent German history scholarship, entangled studies of the postwar era have largely limited their scope to politics and economics across the two Germanys...


The Engaged Historian

by Stefan Berger Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

On the surface, historical scholarship might seem thoroughly incompatible with political engagement: the ideal historian, many imagine, is a disinterested observer focused exclusively on the past. In truth,...


Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 19th Century

by Margaret Hedley The History Press (February 01, 2019)

The success of the Durham Coalfield and its important role in the Industrial Revolution is attributed to men of influence who owned the land and the pits, and men who worked in the coal-mining industry during...


Our City

by Jon Bloomfield Unbound (March 07, 2019)

Our City: Migrants and the Making of Modern Birmingham explores how one of Britain’s major cities has been transformed for the better by its migrant population. Based on original interviews, this book tells...


Negotiating the Secular and the Religious in the German Empire

by Rebekka Habermas Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

With its rapid industrialization, modernization, and gradual democratization, Imperial Germany has typically been understood in secular terms. However, religion and religious actors actually played crucial...


Beyond the Border

by Tobias Haimin Wung-Sung Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

In the nineteenth century, the hotly disputed border region between Denmark and Germany was the focus of an intricate conflict that complicates questions of ethnic and national identity even today. Beyond the...


1969

by Rob Kirkpatrick Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

FEATURING A NEW INTRODUCTION, THIS IS THE SEMINAL AND CLASSIC BOOK ON THE YEAR THAT DEFINED A GENERATION!

 

1969. The very mention of this year summons indelible memories. Woodstock and Altamont. Charles Manson...


Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

by David Browne Da Capo Press (April 30, 2019)

The first definitive narrative biography of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young by acclaimed music journalist David Browne on the band's 50th anniversary

Dylan, the Beatles, the Stones, Zeppelin, the Dead: In the...


Unstoppable Irish

by Dan Milner University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2019)

The Unstoppable Irish follows the changing fortunes of New York's Irish Catholics, commencing with the evacuation of British military forces in late 1783 and concluding one hundred years later with the completion...


New World Cities

by John Tutino & Martin V. Melosi The University of North Carolina Press (February 20, 2019)

For millennia, urban centers were pivots of power and trade that ruled and linked rural majorities. After 1950, explosive urbanization led to unprecedented urban majorities around the world. That transformation--inextricably...


Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?

by Tina Cassidy Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2019)

In this “heroic narrative” (The Wall Street Journal), discover the inspiring and timely account of the complex relationship between leading suffragist Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson in her fight...