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Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s 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 also proud to publish a number of innovative Series titles in History and Classical Studies.

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Hebei Women’s Normal Education Pioneers

This book taps into the best elements of Chinese traditional culture to show respect to the pioneers of Hebei women’s education and to provide references to today’s education reform and development. It contains six chapters, describing the basic requirements for Chinese women of the Feudal Period, the development of women’s normal ...
£64.99

The Poetics of the Homeric Citadel

The Poetics of the Homeric Citadel is an enquiry on the origins of the architectural forms as expressed in Mycenaean architecture. The Homeric Citadel is woven within concrete landscape formations and realizes the concept of the all-embracing space, which, in religious philosophy, represents God’s image in man. It is both a cosmogo...
£61.99

The Rise of the Prophet Muhammad

They say you can judge a person by the friends he keeps, but the focus of this book comes, in part, from the enemies of the Prophet Muhammad. Viewed by some as one of the most influential figures in history, he continues to polarise people.This book is written for people of all faiths and none who are curious as to how an illiterat...
£58.99

Un-representing the Great War

This collection of essays investigates the multifarious meanings of the Great War considered from a multifaceted perspective as the event that opens up the cultural history of the 20th century. After an introduction delineating ‘unrepresentability’, the core methodological issue of the book, the volume brings together many differen...
£61.99

People’s Diplomacy of Vietnam

This is the first full-length book on the concept of “People’s Diplomacy,” promoted by the president of North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, at the peak of the Vietnam War from 1965-1972. It holds great appeal for historians, international relations scholars, diplomats, and the general reader interested in Vietnam. A form of informal diplom...
£61.99

Dispatches from the Frontlines of Humanity

This book is an in-depth reportage on some of the most defining issues of our time, namely the global refugee crisis, the conflicts displacing these masses of humanity, and the causes behind them. It is also an ode to the vanishing art of the long-form feature or reportage, which is disappearing because many media organisations can...
£61.99

Perspectives on Chemical Biography in the 21st Century

Overlooked, even despised by historians of chemistry for many years, the genre of biography has enjoyed a revival since the beginning of this century. The key to its renaissance is the use of the biographical form to provide a contextual analysis of important themes in contrast to the uncritical, almost hagiographic, lives of chemi...
£61.99

Rhapsody of Northern Art

Rhapsody of Northern Art presents fascinating artefacts produced between the late Bronze Age and the start of the Romanesque Period. Ancient objects from Northern Europe, exhibited in museums, are usually appreciated as documenting the past and reflecting its society. The people viewing these objects are able to become aware of ski...
£61.99

The Ethical Atlantic

In the waning decades of British colonial slavery, the Atlantic Ocean became a corridor for ethical advocacy to call attention to the condition of slaves, ex-slaves and North American Natives. A two-way flow of activists, orators, articles, pamphlets and opinions transformed the Atlantic into an effective trans-national network. Th...
£58.99

Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century

This book will revolutionise the history of Indigenous involvement in Australian football in the second half of the nineteenth century. It collects new evidence to show how Aboriginal people saw the cricket and football played by those who had taken their land and resources and forced their way into them in the missions and station...
£64.99

Competing Ideologies in Greek Culture, Ancient and Modern

By using both modern and ancient sources, this volume explores the relationship between official religion and popular belief in Greece, as illustrated by the relations between competing ideologies, or the relationship between ideology and mentality. It shows that the communicative aspect of the religious festival is central, and al...
£67.99

Empedocles of Acragas

Empedocles of Acragas is known as philosopher, healer, excellent orator, miracle-maker, and engineer. This book shows that the careful study of extant fragments of his writings confirms that he was a multi-faceted thinker. In a period when most thinkers were monists, he was a pluralist and the first to introduce the principle of th...
£58.99
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