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Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

1st Edition

By Harry Harmer
June 08, 2001

This Companion provides the essential background to the defining fate of the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Central to the book are detailed chronologies on the development and decline of the slave trade, slavery in colonial North and South ...

The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998

The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998

1st Edition

By Harry Harmer
March 08, 1999

A timely reference guide to the Labour Party which brings together the essential facts and figures about the Party since its foundation through to the 'New Labour' of the 1990's. It is the essential reference book for anyone wanting reliable information on the Labour Party....

The Longman Companion to America in the Era of the Two World Wars, 1910-1945

The Longman Companion to America in the Era of the Two World Wars, 1910-1945

1st Edition

By Patrick Renshaw
January 19, 1996

Between 1910 and 1945 the United States transformed itself into a Super Power. By 1945, with rivals in Europe and Asia shattered by world war, she dominated global economic, financial and political arrangements and monopolised the atomic bomb. This new Companion to History is an indispensable guide...

Napoleonic Europe

Napoleonic Europe

1st Edition

By Clive Emsley
April 05, 1993

The impact of Napoleon on France and on Europe was immediate and enduring. He dominated his age as his armies dominated the continent; and no European country was untouched, or unchanged, by the events of these turbulent years. Keeping one's bearings geographically, militarily, politically and ...

Longman Companion to Britain in the Era of the Two World Wars 1914-45, The

Longman Companion to Britain in the Era of the Two World Wars 1914-45, The

1st Edition

By Andrew Thorpe
February 07, 2017

In the momentous period -- barely 30 years -- covered by this systematic reference/guide, the Edwardian world was transformed unrecognisably, through war, technological progress and social change, into the Nuclear Age. It saw the coming of mass democracy, the apogee of empire, the Depression, the ...

Longman Companion to European Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Longman Companion to European Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

By Muriel E. Chamberlain
July 30, 1998

This new Companion brings together, in one single volume, all the essential facts and figures relating to European decolonisation in the twentieth century. Professor Chamberlain has taken each European empire in turn (the British, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Belgian and Italian) and for ...

Longman Companion to the First World War Europe 1914-1918

Longman Companion to the First World War: Europe 1914-1918

1st Edition

By Colin Nicolson
July 06, 2001

 This new Companion covers one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history.  The Great War traumatised a generation and shaped the whole of the twentieth century. Speaking as loudly as any first-hand account, the facts and figures laid out in this volume reveal the sheer massive ...

Longman Companion to the Formation of the European Empires, 1488-1920

Longman Companion to the Formation of the European Empires, 1488-1920

1st Edition

By Muriel E. Chamberlain
December 12, 2000

The European empires as they existed from the Age of Discovery until after the First World War shaped the modern world. So great has been their political, economic and cultural influence that to fully understand contemporary history and events, it is essential to have an understanding of the ...

The Longman Companion to Nazi Germany

The Longman Companion to Nazi Germany

1st Edition

By Tim Kirk
February 13, 1995

Here is a wealth of factual and interpretative information about Germany between 1918 and 1945. Designed for maximum practicality, it sets the Hitler years in their wider context, with most sections spanning the Weimar Republic and the rise of Nazism as well as the Third Reich itself. In addition ...

The Longman Companion to European Nationalism 1789-1920

The Longman Companion to European Nationalism 1789-1920

1st Edition

By Raymond Pearson
January 27, 2017

A highly topical analysis of European Nationalism from the French Revolution through to the aftermath of the First World War, when the nationalist issues and problems that dominate the political landscape of our own time were already fully established. Covering an enormous range of peoples -- from ...

The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

1st Edition

By Stella Fletcher
January 13, 2017

This new Companion is the ideal reference guide. It fills a gap by providing an authoritative but accessible reference on political, economic, religious, social, as well as cultural developments in this crucial period. It contains information on all major topics including the church, war and ...

The Longman Companion to the Conservative Party Since 1830

The Longman Companion to the Conservative Party: Since 1830

1st Edition

By Nick Crowson
October 18, 2001

This Longman Companion provides a wide-ranging compendium of essential facts and figures on the Conservative Party - from its origins in the 1830s to the dawn of the 21st Century. Central to the book are the detailed chronologies on the Conservative Party's years in government and opposition. ...

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