History and Nature in the Enlightenment

2 ViewsHistory and Nature in the Enlightenment The mastery of nature was viewed by eighteenth-century historians as an important measure of the progress of civilization. Modern scholarship has hitherto taken insufficient notice of this important idea. This book discusses the topic in connection with the mainstream religious, political, and philosophical …

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Irish Soccer Migrants: a Social and Cultural History

3 ViewsIrish Soccer Migrants: a Social and Cultural History This book looks at the experiences and achievement levels of Irish-born football migrants to Britain and further afield. In particular, it draws on interviews with twenty-four Irish-born footballers, each of whom has played league football in Engl Price: $ 24.00 Sold …

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Chapters in the Formative History of Judaism

4 ViewsChapters in the Formative History of Judaism This collection of eight essays draws on a half-year of work, the second six months of 2009. Neusner takes up three problems in the history of Religions, four essays on fundamental issues in form-history and the documentary hypothesis of the Rabbi Price: …

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Harvey Wasserman’s History of the United States

4 ViewsHarvey Wasserman’s History of the United States This “people’s history” of the United States from 1860-1920 is the cult classic that is introduced by Howard Zinn. First published in 1972, this much-loved, fast-paced account of the bottom-up realities of our birth as Robber Barons were at war with Populist …

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Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy

3 ViewsBilly the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe in the 1870s~ What was New Mexico’s territorial capital …

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Modern American Lives: Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945: Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945

6 ViewsModern American Lives: Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945: Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945 The individuals presented in these narrative biographies significantly, and sometimes decisively, impacted contemporary American life in a wide range of areas, including national politics, foreign policy, social and political activism, …

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History in Plain Sight

1 ViewsHistory in Plain Sight Who really was Black Bart? While he was a notorious nineteenth-century bandit known for robbing stagecoaches in gold rush California and Oregon, Black Bart’s true identity is still cloaked in mystery. After being jailed in 1883 as Charles Edward Boles, his picture appeared in all …

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