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  • Cathedrals of Consumption: European Department Stores, 1850-1939 book cover

    Cathedrals of Consumption

    European Department Stores, 1850-1939, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Crossick, Serge Jaumain

    Originally published in 1999, Cathedrals of Consumption examines the history of the department store. After many decades in which it was almost exclusively historians of retailing and company biographers who were interested in the phenomenon, the department store has now come to attract the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
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  • A History of Public Administration: Volume I: From the Earliest Times to the Eleventh Century book cover

    A History of Public Administration

    Volume I: From the Earliest Times to the Eleventh Century, 1st Edition

    By E. N. Gladden

    Originally published in 1972, Gladden argues that, when more and more attention is being given to the history of particular activities, to specialist as opposed to general history, there is a case for attempting to redress the balance between government and administration. This book offers an…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • England and the Near East: The Crimea book cover

    England and the Near East

    The Crimea, 1st Edition

    By Harold Temperley

    Originally published in 1964, this volume focuses on the history of England's relations with the Near East from the death of Canning until the day when Disraeli brought back 'peace with honour' from Berlin. The period begins with the British fleet's destruction of Turkish sea-power at Naarino and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain: A Study in State Socialism book cover

    Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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  • South West Africa in Early Times: Being the Story of South West Africa up to the Date of Maharero's Death in 1890 book cover

    South West Africa in Early Times

    Being the Story of South West Africa up to the Date of Maharero's Death in 1890, 1st Edition

    By Heinrich Vedder

    This book was originally published in 1966. This detailed study of the history of South West AFrica up to the date of Maharero's death in 1890 was originally published in German and appeared in an English version for the first time in 1938 when it was recognised as the first standard work on the…

    Paperback – 2020-06-29 
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  • Nigerian Studies: The Religious and Political System of the Yoruba book cover

    Nigerian Studies

    The Religious and Political System of the Yoruba, 1st Edition

    By R. E. Dennett

    Originally written and published in 1910, Dennett's study of the Yoruba is designed to provide a clear and intelligble description of the beliefs and values which underlie traditional practices and customs among this Nigerian tribe. It seeks to provide an account of the religious institutions that…

    Paperback – 2020-06-23 
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  • Russia: By a Recent Traveller: A Series of Letters book cover

    Russia: By a Recent Traveller

    A Series of Letters, 1st Edition

    By Charles Henry Pearson

    First published in 1859, Russia: By a Recent Traveller was originally prompted by the Publication in the English press in December 1857 of the Imperial Proclamaton of the imminent emancipation of the Russian serfs, upon which Perason planned a visit to Russia in the summer of 1858 to gain…

    Paperback – 2020-06-23 
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  • Kidnappers in Philadelphia: Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression, 1780-1843 book cover

    Kidnappers in Philadelphia

    Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression, 1780-1843, 1st Edition

    By Daniel E. Meaders

    First published in 1994, Kidnappers in Philadelphia: Isaac Hopper's Tales of Oppression 1780-1843 collates Isaac Hoppers original tales. Complementing the original seventy-nine compiled narratives, this expanded edition features "The Life of Cooper" and seven newly discovered slave narratives…

    Paperback – 2020-06-22 
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  • The Ballantyne-Lockhart Controversy: 1838-1839 book cover

    The Ballantyne-Lockhart Controversy

    1838-1839, 1st Edition

    By James Ballantyne, J. G. Lockhart

    Originally published in 1974, The Ballantyne-Lockhart Controversy is reprint of three tracts concerning the Ballantyne - Lockhard controversy. Lockhart was the son-in-law of Sir Walter Scott and he made the claim that the Ballantynes played a key role in the financial ruin of Scott. The…

    Paperback – 2020-06-22 
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  • Educational Standards for Nurses: With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects book cover

    Educational Standards for Nurses

    With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hampton Robb

    Originally published in 1907, this title was one of several influential textbooks on nursing written by Isabel Hampton Robb, a nursing theorist. The first superintendent of nurses at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing she helped to found key organizations for nurses in the USA. Her work in nursing has…

    Paperback – 2020-06-14 
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  • The Education of Children Engaged in Industry in England 1833-1876 book cover

    The Education of Children Engaged in Industry in England 1833-1876

    1st Edition

    By Adam Henry Robson

    Originally published in 1931, this title looks at the education received by children working in industry in England between 1833 and 1876. The industrial revolution created more demand for child labour than ever before, but there were few laws to protect the children involved. School was not…

    Paperback – 2020-06-07 
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  • An American Diary 1857-8: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon book cover

    An American Diary 1857-8: Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph W. Reed, Jr.

    ‘I am one of the cracked people of the world,’ Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon wrote of herself, ‘and I like to herd with the cracked … queer Americans, democrats, socialists, artists, poor devils or angels; and am never happy in an English genteel family life. I try to do it like other people, but I…

    Paperback – 2020-06-07 
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