A History of Modern Latin America: 1800 to the Present examines the diverse and interlocking experiences of people of indigenous, African, and European backgrounds from the onset of independence until today.Illustrates and analyzes the major and minor…
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1. Introduction: Hurt Feelings?
2. Exquisite and Lingering Pains: Facing Cancer in Early Modern Europe
3. The Perception of Pain in Late Imperial China
4. Psychological Pain: Metaphor or Reality?
5. Phantom Suffering:…
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1. Violence and Visibility: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives
Jürgen Martschukat, Silvan Niedermeier
2. Torture By Any Other Name: Prelude to Guantanamo
Part I. Visibilities of Crime, Policing, and…
A History of Modern Europe surveys European history from the defeat of Napoleon to the twenty-first century, presenting major historical themes in an authoritative and compelling narrative. Concise, readable…
Featuring revised and extended coverage, the second edition of A History of Modern Germany offers an accessible and engagingly written account of German history from 1800 to the present. Provides readers with a long…
The Modern Middle East is a themed collection of translated sources covering official and private archives, the periodical press, memoirs, western journalists' and travellers' accounts, literature, and official reports. Each document is presented and put...
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…Gender and the Organization of Sacred Space in Early Modern England c. 1580–1640
4. Liminal Space in the Early Modern Ottoman-Habsburg Borderlands: Historiography, Ontology, and Politics
A Short History of the Modern Media presents a concise history of the major media of the last 150 years, including print, stage, film, radio, television, sound recording, and the Internet.Offers a compact, teaching-friendly…
Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by two leading authorities.
Updated and revised to emphasise long-term perspectives on current issues facing the continent, the new 2nd Edition of A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of Africa's political, economic, and social history…