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Modern History (1750-1980)

The modern history list covers a broad geographical span, overlapping with our area studies lists. Particular strengths include nineteenth-century studies, all periods of the history of the United States (handled from the Press' American Branch), and select studies in Second World War history.

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Europe Since 1980
Ivan T. Berend

History of the economic, social, political, and cultural transformation of Europe during the transition from Cold War to the European Union.

Published April 2010 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521129176 | In stock

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Empire and Globalisation
Networks of People, Goods and Capital in the British World, c.1850–1914
Gary B. Magee, Andrew S. Thompson

A revisionist account of imperial history that sets out a new interpretation of economic activity in the British Empire.

Published February 2010 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521727587 | In stock

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The House of Commons, 1820–1832 7 Volume Set
Edited by D. R. Fisher

A major scholarly reference work describing the members, constituencies and activities of the Parliament of England and the United Kingdom.

Published December 2009 | 7 Hardback books | ISBN-13:9780521193146 | In stock

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Labours Lost
Domestic Service and the Making of Modern England
Carolyn Steedman

A unique account of the hidden history of servants and their employers in late eighteenth-century England.

Published November 2009 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521736237 | In stock

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Journeys to Empire
Enlightenment, Imperialism, and the British Encounter with Tibet, 1774–1904
Gordon T. Stewart

Comparing two British missions to Tibet in 1774 and 1904, Stewart sheds light on the changing nature of British imperialism.

Published June 2009 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521735681 | In stock

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The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective
Robert C. Allen

A major new global economic history that explains why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Britain.

Published April 2009 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521687850 | In stock

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An Empire on Trial
Race, Murder, and Justice under British Rule, 1870–1935
Martin J. Wiener

This book explores interracial homicide in the British Empire during its height - examining these incidents in each of seven colonies scattered throughout the world.

Published April 2009 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521735070 | Available, despatch within 1-2 weeks

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The Ottoman Road to War in 1914
The Ottoman Empire and the First World War
Mustafa Aksakal

Revisionist account of the Ottoman Empire's fateful decision to enter the First World War in 1914.

Published December 2008 | Hardback | ISBN-13:9780521880602 | In stock

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A History of Modern Iran
Ervand Abrahamian

A radical reappraisal of Iran's modern history, tracing its traumatic journey across the twentieth century.

Published July 2008 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521528917 | In stock

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