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The Cambridge Scholars Publishing history books present leading edge research for scholars and history enthusiasts alike. We publish fresh insights across a wide range of historical periods and themes, from ancient history to the modern age, and explorations of social and gender history. An essential resource for individuals who are studying history, we are proud to publish a number of innovative Series titles in History and Classical Studies.

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1812 Echoes

This book commemorates the bicentenary of the landmark Spanish Constitution of 1812. Drafted by Spanish and colonial Spanish American liberals (and non-liberals) holed up in Cadiz as Napoleon’s troops occupied the surrounding hills, this war-time Constitution set out radically to redefine ‘the Spanish nation’ for a new age. In the ...
£54.99

1848

As Terry Eagleton suggests in his Foreword, the year 1848 has taken on a historical significance – not to mention a mythical quality - which few other dates have attained. Yet, according to some scholars, it was a year in which the world failed to turn. Or did it?No history of 1848 can avoid looking at the significance and ramifica...
£39.99

1956 and all that

Through the Smoke of Budapest 50 Years OnThe February 2006 Conference of the London Socialist Historians Group was held at the Institute of Historical Research in central London, one of a series of such conferences over the previous ten years.Assembled were a modest group of academics and activists come to mark the 50th anniversary...
£34.99

(1968) Episodes of Culture...

This critical and historical anthology looks at a broad and dramatic historical moment with an eye towards the specific. (1968) brings together a dynamic range of scholars, critics and media-makers whose work directly engages the period’s international breadth of activism and critique through close readings of cultural production, ...
£34.99

19th Century Maharashtra

Maharashtra in the nineteenth century exhibits all the characteristics of a society standing at the crossroads of civilization. Western education, press, industrialisation and material changes in production and consumption patterns resulted in fundamental changes in the thinking of the people. The first half of the nineteenth centu...
£34.99

A Body Politic to Govern

A Body Politic to Govern: The Political Humanism of Elizabeth I is a fresh look at a much studied historical figure. This work examines the influence between the virtues and thoughts of the political humanists of the Italian Renaissance, and the political persona of England’s Elizabeth I. Special attention is paid to how Elizabeth ...
£44.99

Academic Apartheid

In response to institutionalized oppression, professional disregard, and overt lack of agency, a silent majority speaks out. Academic Apartheid: Waging the Adjunct War responds to the pervasive “adjunct for hire” trend with a collection of poignant international essays covering a wide depth and breadth of experience (overseas, onli...
£34.99

Activating the Past

Activating the Past explores critical historical events and transformations associated with embodied memories in the Black Atlantic world. The assembled case-studies disclose hidden historical references to local and regional encounters with Atlantic modernity, focusing on religious festivals that represent political and economic r...
£49.99

Ages of Heroes, Eras of Me...

Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men explores the changing depiction of superheroes from the comic books of the 1930s to the cinematic present. In this anthology, scholars from a variety of disciplines – including history, cultural studies, Latin American studies, film studies, and English – examine the superhero’s cultural history in North...
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A History of Zimbabwe, 189...

This study combines in one volume the history of Zimbabwe from the advent of British settlers in 1890 to 2000, including women’s rights and human rights in Zimbabwe. It is a political, social and economic history. The Postscript examines the major developments in Zimbabwe from 2001 to 2008.The two previous major studies on the hist...
£49.99

Alexander the Great

This book is possibly the most comprehensive biography of Alexander in print. It presents his story strictly on the basis of ancient sources, making use as much as possible of contemporary Greek inscriptions, coins, and of non-western evidence (Babylonian tablets, Egyptian papyri, Bactrian parchments). The latter in particular cha...
£49.99
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