The Body in the Anglosphere, 1880–1920 "Well Sexed Womanhood," "Finer Natives," and "Very White Men"
Beach Soccer Histories
Citizenship, Migration and Social Rights Historical Experiences from the 1870s to the 1970s
Tourism in Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
The Saga of Edmund Burke From His Age to Ours
Women’s Football in Oceania
Interacting Francoism Entanglement, Comparison and Transfer between Dictatorships in the 20th Century
By Robert Thurston
September 25, 2023
Focusing on the body in every chapter, this book examines the changing meanings and profound significance of the physical form among the Anglo-Saxons from 1880 to 1920. They formed an imaginary—but, in many ways, quite real—community that ruled much of the world. Among them, racism became more ...
By Sabine Dullin, Étienne Forestier-Peyrat, Yuexin Rachel Lin, Naoko Shimazu
September 25, 2023
The Russian Revolution in Asia: From Baku to Batavia presents a unique and timely global history intervention into the historiography of the Russian Revolution of 1917, marking the centenary of one of the most significant modern revolutions. It explores the legacies of the Revolution across the ...
By Lee McGowan, Elizabeth Ellison, Michele Lastella
September 22, 2023
Beach Soccer Histories is the first text to consider the sport as a historical, social and cultural phenomenon, to define its traditions, and present leading research on the development and significance of football played on sand. Following a period of expansive, rapid growth, beach soccer is an ...
By Albert Wu, Stephen W. Sawyer
September 14, 2023
Why does 1919 deserve further study and debate a hundred years later? What lessons for global history may we learn from the world order created at the end of the Great War? Drawing insight from the global turn of the past several decades that has forced us to reconsider the most important world ...
By Beate Althammer
August 25, 2023
The tensions between European conceptions of the welfare state and transnational migration have caused heated political, public, and academic debates over the last decades. Historiography, however, has not yet explored in depth how European societies struggled with this dilemma-filled relationship ...
By Martino Lorenzo Fagnani, Luciano Maffi
August 24, 2023
This book analyzes the roots of one of the main human activities that can be developed in natural and agricultural ecosystems: tourism. Attention to natural and agricultural ecosystems and their conservation has intensified in recent decades, responding to increasing social sensitivity to the ...
By Mark Hulliung
August 04, 2023
This book offers an examination of responses to Edmund Burke from the last decades of the eighteenth century to the present day, ending with the question whether there is still a role for him to play in post-Thatcher England. It includes a chapter asking the same question about America. The sharp ...
By Maria Kaliambou
July 26, 2023
This book examines the question of historical awareness within the Greek communities in the diaspora, adding a new perspective on the discussion about the Greek Revolution of 1821 by including the forgotten Greeks in the United States and Canada. The purpose of this volume is to discuss the ...
By Lee McGowan, Kasey Symons, Yoko Kanemasu
July 14, 2023
This book presents the most comprehensive mapping and analysis of women’s football in Oceania and is the first to examine the game’s historical development alongside social, political, and cultural issues, weaving origin stories with players’ day-to-day challenges. Alongside presentation of the ...
By Eveline Bouwers
July 12, 2023
This book analyzes violence involving Catholics in the nineteenth-century world – revealing the motives for violence, showing the link between religious and secular grievances, and illuminating Catholic pluralism. Catholics and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Global World is the first study to ...
By José M. Faraldo, Gutmaro Gómez Bravo
June 23, 2023
The book presents various investigation into 20th-century European dictatorships, with its focus on Franco`s dictatorship and the Spanish Civil War. Francisco Franco’s dictatorship in Spain (1936/1939-1975/1978) was a modern form of authoritarianism, with a strong totalitarian period, like many ...
By Luciano Monzali, Paolo Soave
June 09, 2023
This volume proposes a historical analysis of Italian-Libyan relations in contemporary times. After examining the colonialism of liberal Italy, which in 1911 culminated in the military campaign for the conquest of the Libyan regions, it evaluates the impact of fascism in Libya and the attempt to ...