345 books for genre «Books ~~ History ~~ General»

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This comprehensive survey of English history during the first half of the twentieth century has three main themes: the political and social consequences of the replacement of the Liberal Party by the Labour Party; the continuous development of the welfare state; and the changes in England’s imperial and international position caused by the ambitions of Germany and Japan and by the emergence of the U.­S.­A and the U.­S.­S.­R as world powers. The leading personalities of the period are brilliantly portrayed and the issues challengingly presently.

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This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display.

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A reassessment of women's experience of work in 18th-­century England, and the effects it had on industrialization and other economic, social and technological changes. It also examines how this influenced marriage and relations between the sexes.

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Learn about Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp with iMinds insightful knowledge series.­The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp was set up by the United States Government as a detention facility for "unlawful enemy combatants" captured in the "war on terror". Opened in 2002 it is located on the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the US the Congress granted President Bush the authority to "use all necessary and appropriate force" against those who committed the attacks. Two months later President Bush issued an executive order which provided that any non-­citizens believed to be involved in international terrorism could be held by the US military indefinitely. iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.

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`This is a powerfully sustained argument, based on prodigious learning and infolded with elegance, lucidity and wit.­' - David Cannadine Green offers a new interpretation of Conservative politics in the period 1880-­1914.

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Imagining Hinduism is an indispensable guide to an immensely significant new understanding of the Hindu faith - that it exists largely as a construct of the Western imagination.

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Women's History: Britain, 1850-­1945

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Drawing on postcolonial theory in a lively mix of historical and theoretical chapters, this volume explores the history of the British Empire and the practice of historical enquiry itself. It contribu tes to key debates in social and cultural history

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This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information.­Visit our eBookstore at: www.­ebookstore.­tandf.­co.­uk.

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Learn about your world with iMinds Specialist Series - have a particular interest? Recognize gaps in your knowledge? iMinds Specialist works across each of our 12 categories bringing you targeted information to broaden your mind. Mystery & Conspiracy Volume One covers a range of unexplained phenomena and conspiracy theories including Crop Circles the Loch Ness Monster the Protocols of the Elders of Zion the Dropa Stones the curse of the Hope Diamond and UFOs.­iMinds brings targeted knowledge to your eReading device with short information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind. iMinds offers 12 main categories become a Generalist by increasing your knowledge of Business Politics People History Pop Culture Mystery Crime Culture Religion Concepts Science and Sport.. Clear concise and engaging discover what you never knew you were missing.

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