Boeken over jaar 1500-1870

  • Schliemann and the California Gold Rush

    In this second part of The Schliemann Diaries we follow Heinrich Schliemann (the famous 19th century archaeologist, trader and traveller) through his diary on his second journey: his travels to America from December 1850 to March 1853. The original diary was… (Zachte kaft)

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    E. F. Benson - Sir Francis Drake

    Reprint of the original from 1927 about the life of Sir Francis Drake. (Zachte kaft)

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  • Popular Justice in Europe (18th-19th Centuries)

    »Popular justice« can roughly be defined as »the exercise of justice by the people«. The institutions and practices pertaining to this form of justice vary widely across time and geographical space. The 18th and 19th centuries constitute a key historical… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Urbanization in the Oldenburg Monarchy, 1500-1800

    The urbanization did not take place at the same time in the individual parts of the Oldenburg monarchy. In Schleswig-Holstein and Denmark most towns date from the Middle Ages and very few were founded between 1500 and 1800. In the other parts of the monarchy… (Zachte kaft)

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    Neil McKenna - Fanny and Stella

    Paperback edition of the book looking at the lives of Victorian transvestites Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton, who caused a stir in the Strand Theatre in 1870. These two young men who liked to dress as women were arrested and subjected to a show trial… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Mario Kessler boeken
    Mario Kessler - Moses Hess and Ferdinand Lassalle: Pioneers of Social Emancipation

    The essay The "Romantic Revolutionary": Ferdinand Lassalle and the German Labor Movement was based on a lecture that I delivered on 1 March 2011 at the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies at the international conference "Jews and Revolutions: From Vormärz… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Späte Hexenprozesse

    Die »Entzauberung der Welt« wird oft als eine gleichsam natürliche Entwicklung betrachtet, und das Ende der Hexenprozesse gilt als ein Meilenstein auf Europas Weg in die Moderne. Dabei wird übersehen, dass bis weit ins 18. Jahrhundert Hexen hingerichtet… (Harde kaft)

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  • Hexenkinder - Kinderbanden - Straßenkinder

    Als Zeugen vor Gericht rücken Kinder ins Rampenlicht, können sich als Opfer inszenieren oder zu Tätern werden. Ähnlich problembeladen wie in Missbrauchsprozessen unserer Zeit waren in der Vergangenheit Aussagen von Kindern, die sich und andere als Hexen… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Period Around 1670. A Turning Point in Western History and Culture? / Die Zeit um 1670: Eine Wende der europäischen Geschichte und Kultur?

    Die Zeit um 1670 ist für bedeutende Veränderungen in den Bereichen Naturwissenschaften, Medizin und Mathematik bekannt. Der Band untersucht, welche sonstigen Veränderungen während dieser Zeit in Europa, insbesondere in Mitteleuropa, zu beobachten sind,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Adam Zamoyski boeken
    Adam Zamoyski - Phantom Terror

    A timely examination of the age of fear, subversion and espionage sparked by the French Revolution, exploring the struggle of government to police a world threatened by obscure forces and revolutionary conspiracy. From the author of }1812: Napoleon's Fatal… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Lindsey Hughes boeken
    Lindsey Hughes - Romanovs

    A vivid and original portrait of the entire Romanov family, who shaped Russian history and politics for three centuries and whose legacy still sparks the public's imagination. (Zachte kaft)

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  • William W. Freehling boeken
    William W. Freehling - Road to Disunion, Volume I

    Presents a history of the events that led to secession of the South and to the Civil War, focusing on key events and personalities on the road to war, and revealing how a minority of Southern radicals drove the South out of the Union. (Zachte kaft)

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  • Volker Sellin boeken
    Volker Sellin - Politik und Gesellschaft

    Volker Sellin is one of the most influential historians specializing in both 19th and 20th century history. This volume includes an outstanding selection of his research papers. research papers. (Harde kaft)

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    Dick Leonard - Great Rivalry

    "Benjamin Disraeli and William Ewart Gladstone are without doubt the two most iconic figures of Victorian politics. Their distinctly different personalities and policies led to 28 years of bitter political rivalry. For the first time, this book provides the… (Harde kaft)

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    Markus Spangenberg - Ludwig II

    He hated war, but led two armed conflicts. He saw himself as a King by Divine Right, but made himself subordinate to an Emperor. He preferred to be alone, but was constantly searching for a confidant. King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886) reacted to his own… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Simon Sebag Montefiore boeken
    Simon Sebag Montefiore - The Romanovs

    The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is the intimate story of twenty tsars… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Transnational Significance of the American Civil War

    This volume of pioneering essays brings together an impressive array of well-established and emerging historians from Europe and the United States whose common endeavor is to situate America's Civil War within the wider framework of global history. These… (Harde kaft)

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  • Tim Blanning boeken
    Tim Blanning - Frederick the Great

    A superb biography of one of the most charismatic and controversial figures in European history. Equally at home on the battlefield or in the music room at Frederick's extraordinary miniature palace of Sanssouci, Blanning draws on a lifetime's obsession with… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Corry Guttstadt boeken
    Corry Guttstadt - Turkey, the Jews, and the Holocaust

    Analyses the minority politics of the Turkish republic and the country's ambivalent policies regarding Jewish refugees and Turkish Jews living abroad (Harde kaft)

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    Brian Dolber - Media and Culture in the U.S. Jewish Labor Movement

    This book explores the Jewish Left's innovative strategies in maintaining newspapers, radio stations, and educational activities during a moment of crisis in global democracy. In the wake of the First World War, as immigrant workers and radical organizations… (Harde kaft)

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  • Languages and the First World War: Representation and Memory

    "With several terms from the First World War still present in modern speech, Languages and the First World War presents over 30 essays by international academics investigating the linguistic aspects of the 1914-18 conflict. The first of the two volumes covers… (Harde kaft)

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  • Mitra Sharafi boeken
    Mitra Sharafi - Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia

    This book explores the legal culture of the Parsis, an ethno-religious community unusually invested in the colonial legal system of British India and Burma (Harde kaft)

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    Jason Hansen - Mapping the Germans

    Explores the development of statistical science and cartography in Germany between the beginning of the nineteenth century and the start of World War One, examining their impact on the German national identity. (Harde kaft)

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  • K. D. boeken
    K. D. - Spirits of Community

    "Concern about the 'decline of community', and the theme of 'community spirit', are internationally widespread in the modern world. The English past has featured many representations of declining community, expressed by those who lamented its loss in quite… (Harde kaft)

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  • The European Canton Trade 1723

    This source edition with commentary provides multifaceted insight into the history of the 18th century trade with Asia, which was marked by competition and cooperation between companies. It includes a logbook from an English trading ship, diaries of English… (Zachte kaft)

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