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History E-Book Project

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Works: 2,386 works in 3,218 publications in 1 language and 21,492 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Genealogy  Sources  Bibliography 
Classifications: F67.M43, 285.8320924
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ACLS humanities e-book ( file )
in English and Undetermined and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Provides full-text and full-page-image access to titles in most humanities disciplines and in area studies. The books included have been recommended by scholars as significant contributions to their respective fields
Ireland before the Vikings by Gearóid Mac Niocaill( file )
4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Work and revolution in France : the language of labor from the Old Regime to 1848 by William H Sewell( file )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
1676, the end of American independence by Stephen Saunders Webb( file )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The colonial experience of Americans was not one long march toward independence. Sixteen hundred seventy-six was a cataclysmic year of Indian insurrection and civil war in America, when the colonies lost their "autonomy" after King Philip's War and Bacon's Rebellion. Stephen Webb makes clear how the forces unleashed in 1676 revolutionized the relationships between the adolescent colonies, the imperial government in London, and the embattled Algonquin and Iroquois Indians, and shows how the political institutions that evolved in the colonies in the next three hundred years reflected this experience
Greek sophists in the Roman Empire by G. W Bowersock( file )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Lancastrian affinity : 1361-1399 by Simon Walker( file )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Tunisia of Ahmad Bey, 1837-1855 by L. Carl Brown( file )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Christian missions in Nigeria, 1841-1891 : the making of a new élite by J. F. Ade Ajayi( file )
4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Jesus as mother : studies in the spirituality of the High Middle Ages by Caroline Walker Bynum( Computer File )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The mountains and the city : the Tuscan Appennines in the early Middle Ages by Chris Wickham( file )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This work is the winner of the American Historical Association Marraro Prize, 1988. "The Mountains and the City" is a rare discussion in English of the history of a region of Europe, a genre common in other countries but undeveloped in Britain. The book deals with two mountain valleys in Tuscany from the eight to the twelfth century, with some examination of their future progress into the sixteenth. It charts their internal social and economic development and their links with the emerging world of the Italian city states. The importance of the book is in its stress on the small-scale society of the mountains; on the relation of local society to its geographical environment; and, above all, in its concern to see society from below, through the activities of local people, rather than through the interests of their masters. In its focus on local interaction, this is one of the few anthropological studies of medieval history that has yet been written
White supremacy : a comparative study in American and South African history by George M Fredrickson( file )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A comparative history of race relations in the U.S. and South Africa seeks to explain the different paths each nation followed
Politics and ritual in early medieval Europe by Janet L Nelson( file )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Press gallery : Congress and the Washington correspondents by Donald A Ritchie( file )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Society and culture in early modern France : eight essays by Natalie Zemon Davis( file )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Respectable lives : social standing in rural New Zealand by Elvin Hatch( Computer File )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Where do we get our notions of social hierarchy and personal worth? What underlies our beliefs about the goals worth aiming for, the persons we hope to become? Elvin Hatch addresses these questions in his ethnography of a small New Zealand farming community, articulating the cultural system beneath the social hierarchy
Saints and their miracles in late antique Gaul by Raymond Van Dam( file )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The life and times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman( file )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of Cotton Mather, a Puritan minister and supporter of the Salem witch trials and executions, discussing how his beliefs governed his behavior, and considering how he was influenced by the times in which he lived
The English peasantry in the later Middle Ages : the Ford lectures for 1973 and related studies by R. H Hilton( file )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Letters from ancient Egypt ( file )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Athenian propertied families, 600-300 B.C by John K Davies( file )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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ACLS History E-Book Project
American Council of Learned Societies. History E-Book Project
HEB Project
University of Michigan. Library. Scholarly Publishing Office. History E-Book Project
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