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Religion and Empire in Portuguese India
Religion and Empire in Portuguese India (March 2022)
Conversion, Resistance, and the Making of Goa
Ângela Barreto Xavier - Author

 
 
The Haunted History of Pelham, New York
The Haunted History of Pelham, New York (February 2022)
Including Ghostly Tales of The Bronx, Westchester County, and Long Island Sound
Blake A. Bell - Author

A fascinating fusion of New York history and local folklore sure to send shivers up your spine!

The Haunted History of Pelham, New York is an unusual and fascinating fusion of New York history and folklore. Recognizing that virtually every gripping regional ghost drama springs from kernels of fact, Blake A. Bell weaves spellbinding accounts of ghosts, spirits, and specters t...(Read More)
 
 
Ecology on the Ground and in the Clouds
Ecology on the Ground and in the Clouds (January 2022)
Aimé Bonpland and Alexander von Humboldt
Andrea Nye - Author

Follows Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland as they travel together in South America and then go their separate ways, in the process illustrating two very different ways of understanding humanity's place in the natural world.

In Ecology on the Ground and in the Clouds, Andrea Nye raises a question: In a time of climate change and environmental crisis, where should we lo...(Read More)
 
 
Lore and Verse
Lore and Verse (January 2022)
Poems on History in Early Medieval China
Yue Zhang - Author

Explores how poetry was used to disseminate and interpret history in early medieval China.

Lore and Verse is the first English-language book dedicated entirely to studying poems on history (yongshi shi) in premodern China. Focusing on works by poets from the entire range of early medieval China (220–589), Yue Zhang explores how history was disseminated and interpreted...(Read More)
 
 
Return to Point Zero
Return to Point Zero (January 2022)
The Turkish-Kurdish Question and How Politics and Ideas (Re)Make Empires, Nations and States
Murat Somer - Author

Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.

How did the Kurdish-Turkish Conflict arise? Why have Turks and Kurds failed for so long to solve it? How can the...(Read More)
 
 
Amnesia
Amnesia (December 2021)
A History of Democratic Idealism in Modern Thailand
Arjun Subrahmanyan - Author

Describes the profound social impact of the overthrow of the Thai absolute monarchy in 1932, and explains the importance of democracy in a country long known for authoritarian politics.

Thailand’s monarchy and military have dominated the narrative of the country’s modern history, and their leadership is often accepted as evidence of a cultural preference for authoritarianism. Despi...(Read More)
 
 
The Cultural Power of Personal Objects
The Cultural Power of Personal Objects (December 2021)
Traditional Accounts and New Perspectives
Jared Kemling - Editor

Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.

The Cultural Power of Personal Objects seeks to understand the value and efficacy of objects, places, and times that take on cultural power and reverence to such a degree that they are treated (whether metaphorically or actually) as “persons,” or as objects wi...(Read More)
 
 
Playing Games in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America
Playing Games in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America (November 2021)
Ann R. Hawkins - Editor
Erin N. Bistline - Editor
Catherine S. Blackwell - Editor
Maura Ives - Editor

Illuminates the ways games—from baseball cards to board games, charades to boxing, and croquet to strategies of war—were integral to nineteenth-century life and culture in the United States and Britain.

A vital part of daily life in the nineteenth century, games and play were so familiar and so ubiquitous that their presence over time became almost invisible. Technological advances...(Read More)
 
 
Technical Arts in the Han Histories
Technical Arts in the Han Histories (November 2021)
Tables and Treatises in the Shiji and Hanshu
Mark Csikszentmihalyi - Editor
Michael Nylan - Editor

The first concerted attempt to analyze how the histories Shiji and Hanshu described the technical arts as they were applied in vital areas of the administration of pre-Han and Han China.

While cultural literacy in early China was grounded in learning the Classics, basic competence in official life was generally predicated on acquiring several forms of technical knowle...(Read More)
 
 
The Last Noble Gendarme
The Last Noble Gendarme (November 2021)
How the Tsar's Last Head of Security and Intelligence Tried to Avert the Russian Revolution
Vladimir G. Marinich - Author

Gripping account of the life of the Russian Tsar’s last chief of security and intelligence.

The Last Noble Gendarme is the first biography of Major General Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and his wife, Sofia. Tsar Nicholas II’s last chief of security, Globachev was an eyewitness to the seething turmoil in the capital of the Russian Empire. Beginning in 1915 he tried to avert ...(Read More)
 
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