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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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Becoming Something Else

This book examines the trends, perspectives and changes witnessed in the previously undocumented communities of India’s northeast, emphasising the continuity and transformations of these societies. Each chapter questions the nature of change, and highlights issues which are not a matter of choice but of conviction of the society. T...
£41.99

Berlin Since the Wall's En...

In the nearly nineteen years since the destruction of the Wall that divided East from West Berlin, Germans have struggled with the challenges of reunification. The task has been daunting—unifying two countries with a common language but mutually hostile political and economic systems. Contrary to the optimistic predictions of 1989/...
£29.99

Bethsaida in Archaeology, ...

This volume is an archaeological analysis, history, and description of a key excavation of the site of biblical Bethsaida, the most important Holy Land location in the narrative of Jesus’ life. This volume presents some of the pre-eminent biblical archaeological scholars in the field, all of whom were associated with Professor John...
£59.99

Between Concept and Identi...

The identity of places of worship is one of the most difficult problems faced by religious architecture at the start of this new millennium. Contemporary globalising experiences demand, peremptorily, a reflection, both conceptual and situational, on the origin of objects, people and institutions.Nevertheless, the chance of these mi...
£57.99

Between Fear and Freedom

The field of Cold War studies has recently undergone a cultural turn. Scholars from many disciplines outside – but increasingly also from within – diplomatic history have come to understand that, just as the Cold War was marked by a political and military competition, it was also characterised by a cultural one. As a result, it is ...
£39.99

Between Memory and Mytholo...

Inspired by the theoretical insights of Patrick Hutton, Roland Barthes and Maurice Halbwachs, this volume examines the relationship between myths and memory and the ways in which the narratives (and the mythologies) of wars play a central role in constructing modern identities. The scholarly examination of war narratives shows how ...
£47.99

Between Time and Space

In new regional history, national states are not seen to play a special role. Regions are understood as evolutionary processes in which time and space—history and geography—are connected in research questions. To illustrate the entanglement of time and space in various forms and ages, this volume explores regional history from arou...
£41.99

Beyond Public Engagement

University collections have unquestionably played a central role in the production of knowledge. They are valuable resources for studying the construction of traditions and identities, proving particularly interesting for understanding how universities have shaped societies. Furthermore, they have also been mobilised as cultural me...
£41.99

Biographies of Drink

The burgeoning field of drinking studies, often ranging across and between disciplinary boundaries, explores the place of alcohol in human societies from a very diverse range of perspectives. Whilst some scholars have examined the cultural meanings and social practices associated with alcohol consumption, and its relationship to va...
£47.99

Black and White Masculinit...

This book consists of a range of essays written by historians and literary critics which examine the historical construction of Southern masculinities, rich and poor, white and black, in a variety of contexts, from slavery in the antebellum period, through the struggle for Civil Rights, right up to the recent South. Building on the...
£39.99

Blest Gana via Machiavelli...

This book analyzes the work of iconic Chilean author Alberto Blest Gana (1830–1920) through the lens of Machiavelli and Cervantes. Transatlantic in scope, it uses literary studies and cultural history to delve into Chile’s emergence as a nation and to illustrate a set of conflicts among the political parties and social classes in t...
£57.99

Blue Black Sea

This book presents the opinions of experts and researchers from the Black Sea states with respect to history, security, politics, strategy, energy, and economy in the region, and explains various dimensions of the present international relations and problem areas from both theoretical and conceptual perspectives.Offering the reader...
£59.99
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