• Liberal Reform and Industrial Relations: J.H. Whitley (1866-1935), Halifax Radical and Speaker of the House of Commons book cover

    Liberal Reform and Industrial Relations: J.H. Whitley (1866-1935), Halifax Radical and Speaker of the House of Commons

    1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Hargreaves, Keith Laybourn, Richard Toye

    J.H. Whitley came from an established business family in Halifax, where he engaged in youth work and municipal politics before becoming MP for Halifax from 1900 to 1928. He was a Liberal Radical who worked with Labour, gave his name to the industrial councils of the First World War, was Speaker of…

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  • Stalin’s Constitution (Open Access): Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution book cover

    Stalin’s Constitution (Open Access)

    Soviet Participatory Politics and the Discussion of the 1936 Draft Constitution, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Lomb

    Upon its adoption in December 1936, Soviet leaders hailed the new so-called Stalin Constitution as the most democratic in the world. Scholars have long scoffed at this claim, noting that the mass repression of 1937–1938 that followed rendered it a hollow document. This study does not address these…

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  • Orphans and Abandoned Children in European History: Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries book cover

    Orphans and Abandoned Children in European History

    Sixteenth to Twentieth Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicoleta Roman

    In a world dominated by poverty, a central characteristic has been the plight of orphans and abandoned children. Over the centuries, State, Church and individuals have all attempted to tackle the issue, but can we trace any change over the course of time when it comes to the welfare system intended…

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  • Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War: Determining the Fate of Britain’s and New Zealand’s Conscripts book cover

    Military Service Tribunals and Boards in the Great War

    Determining the Fate of Britain’s and New Zealand’s Conscripts, 1st Edition

    By David Littlewood

    While a plethora of studies have discussed why so many men decided to volunteer for the army during the Great War, the experiences of those who were called up under conscription have received relatively little scrutiny. Even when the implementation of the respective Military Service Acts has been…

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  • British Imperialism and Turkish Nationalism in Cyprus, 1923-1939: Divide, Define and Rule book cover

    British Imperialism and Turkish Nationalism in Cyprus, 1923-1939

    Divide, Define and Rule, 1st Edition

    By Ilia Xypolia

    As Cyprus experienced British imperial rule between 1878 and 1960, Greek and Turkish nationalism on the island developed at different times and at different speeds. Relations between Turkish Cypriots and the British on the one hand, and Greek Cypriots and the British on the other, were often…

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  • 1916 in Global Context: An anti-Imperial moment book cover

    1916 in Global Context

    An anti-Imperial moment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Enrico Dal Lago, Róisín Healy, Gearóid Barry

    The year 1916 has recently been identified as "a tipping point for the intensification of protests, riots, uprisings and even revolutions." Many of these constituted a challenge to the international pre-war order of empires, and thus collectively represent a global anti-imperial moment, which was…

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  • Censuses and Census Takers: A Global History book cover

    Censuses and Census Takers

    A Global History, 1st Edition

    By Gunnar Thorvaldsen

    This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population. There is a focus on the efforts and destinies…

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  • Capitalism and Religion in World History: Purification and Progress book cover

    Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. By loaning out their resources to merchants, they made themselves pariahs to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle…

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  • Michael Collins and the Financing of Violent Political Struggle book cover

    Michael Collins and the Financing of Violent Political Struggle

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Ridley

    Michael Collins was a pivotal figure in the Irish struggle for independence and his legacy has resonated ever since. Whilst Collins’ role as a guerrilla leader and intelligence operative is well documented, his actions as the clandestine Irish government Minister of Finance have been less studied.…

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  • The Development of Marketing Management: The Case of the USA c. 1910-1940 book cover

    The Development of Marketing Management

    The Case of the USA c. 1910-1940, 1st Edition

    By Kazuo Usui

    There has been much discussion about the origin of marketing and marketing thought, and whether it was truly American in origin. Nevertheless, it is true that US marketing management thought was very influential throughout the world in the latter half of the twentieth century, becoming dominant…

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  • A History of Technoscience: Erasing the Boundaries between Science and Technology book cover

    A History of Technoscience

    Erasing the Boundaries between Science and Technology, 1st Edition

    By David F. Channell

    Are science and technology independent of one another? Is technology dependent upon science, and if so, how is it dependent? Is science dependent upon technology, and if so how is it dependent? Or, are science and technology becoming so interdependent that the line dividing them has become totally…

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  • Cancer, Radiation Therapy, and the Market book cover

    Cancer, Radiation Therapy, and the Market

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Bridgman Perkins

    Appraising cancer as a major medical market in the 2010s, Wall Street investors placed their bets on single-technology treatment facilities costing $100-$300 million each. Critics inside medicine called the widely-publicized proton-center boom "crazy medicine and unsustainable public policy." There…

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