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History Research Now Available In Paperback

We're delighted to present a selection of ground-breaking history research new in paperback. Not only are these texts now available at a reduced cost, but you can save a further 20% with discount code PBD20

Imperial & Colonial History

  • Decolonising Imperial Heroes

    Cultural legacies of the British and French Empires, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max Jones, Berny Sèbe, Bertrand Taithe, Peter Yeandle

    The heroes of the British and French empires stood at the vanguard of the vibrant cultures of imperialism that emerged in Europe in the second-half of the nineteenth century. Their stories are well known. Scholars have tended to assume that figures such as Livingstone and Gordon, or Marchand and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • An Imperial World at War

    The British Empire, 1939–45, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashley Jackson, Yasmin Khan, Gajendra Singh

    At the start of the Second World War, Britain was at the height of its imperial power, and it is no surprise that it drew upon the global resources of the Empire once war had been declared. Whilst this international aspect of Britain’s war effort has been well-studied in relation to the military…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13

  • Cultivating Nationhood in Imperial Russia

    The Periodical Press and the Formation of a Modern Armenian Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Khachaturian

    Nineteenth-century Armenia was a zone of competition between the Persian, Ottoman, and the Russian Empires. Yet over the course of the century a new generation of Armenian journalists, scholars, and writers worked to transform their geographically, socially, and linguistically fragmented…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06

  • The British Empire

    A History and a Debate, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Black

    What was the course and consequence of the British Empire? The rights and wrongs, strengths and weaknesses of empire are a major topic in global history, and deservedly so. Focusing on the most prominent and wide-ranging empire in world history, the British empire, Jeremy Black provides not only a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14

  • German Soldiers in Colonial India

    1st Edition

    By Chen Tzoref-Ashkenazi

    Tzoref-Ashkenazi presents a detailed study of two German regiments which served in India under the British between 1782 and 1791. He asks if the Germans identified with the goals of the British colonial power, how they felt about local people and whether they adopted the colonial ideologies of…

    Paperback – 2017-01-06
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