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Routes to the Information Revolution

This book is a precise and comprehensive history of the digital computer. It is the first collection of available information about the digital computer, beginning with the philosophical and logical advancements in the early 20th century that led to it. The book explores the histories and stories of the computer, tracing its roots ...

Symon Patrick (1626-1707) and His Contribution to the Post-1660 Restored Church of England

History has not been kind to Symon Patrick. His fifty years of ministry spanned the closing years of Cromwell’s rule and the start of Queen Anne’s reign, and ranged from service as a Church of England minister in two fashionable London parishes to appointment as the “latitudinarian” Bishop of Ely. He influenced a major change in th...

The Compassionate Rebel Revolution

This revised edition of the second volume in the award-winning Compassionate Rebel series features the inspiring, ground breaking stories of 60 ordinary people from around the globe who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment, and anger into activism with extraordinary acts of caring and courage that are posi...

The Invisible Bridge between the United Kingdom and Piedmont

History books frequently refer to supposed similarities between the Italian region of Piedmont and the United Kingdom and their respective inhabitants. Historians, with a certain degree of emphasis, have described as a “special relationship” or an “ancient friendship” this long-term and privileged liaison. Regardless of the rhetori...

The Times, Life and Moral Dilemma of Beria

There are some figures in modern history who stand out not just for their amoral conduct but their cruelty. This book explores the life of the notorious Beria, Stalin’s henchman. The first part provides an outline of the turbulent history of Russia from 1900 to 1953, in order to set the background from which Beria emerged. The seco...

100 Years of Women in the Dental Profession in the UK, 1918-2018

This book is a showcase celebration of the achievements of women dental professionals in the 100 years since (some) women first achieved the right to vote in the United Kingdom. Women dentists hold equal status as men within the profession, although there is some way to go before this is mirrored across dentistry as a whole. This v...

A History of Alcman’s Early Reception

This book constructs a history of Alcman’s early reception from the Archaic times until the Hellenistic period, from the composition of his poetry until its first attested systematic edition, taking into consideration the existence of a tradition of partheneia and its implications. Can it be suggested that the emerging book culture...

From Ottoman to Turk

This work focuses on the factors that were responsible for the collapse and downfall of the Ottoman Empire. It explores how its society and politics led to the paradigm shift giving rise to the making of the Turkish Republic emerging out of the ashes of the empire. This book will be of interest to those wishing to learn more about ...

Poetics of Indigenismo in Zapatista Discourse

This book contributes to a re-visioning of the literature of revolutions, repositioning the writings of Subcomandante Marcos as quasi-“indigenous” literary texts. Highlights include a study of the role of Zapatista mythopoetics in re-imagining the nature of revolution; and an examination of how a native subculture and cosmovision w...

Politics and Culture in 18th-Century Anglo-Italian Encounters

This collection addresses Anglo-Italian influences, correspondences and relationships through the lens of an expansive notion of eighteenth-century political history, explored in its fecund dialogue with cultural history. Its multifaceted approach fleshes out the idea of the Enlightenment community of people linking and sharing dif...

Reinventing Capitalism in New Zealand

In the nineteenth century, Britain bestrode the world. Its domination depended in part on it exporting its social and economic problems to the farthest reaches of the globe. In Aotearoa/New Zealand, Britain’s élite thought they had found a ready-made country in which to re-establish their way of life. This invasion might ease thei...

Richard Potter, Beatrice Webb’s Father and Corporate Capitalist

This book has a quite different orientation to existing studies of Richard Potter’s family. These tend to see Potter through the lens of his relationship with his most famous daughter, Beatrice (Webb) or through Beatrice and her eight siblings, all girls. In this book, Potter is the subject of study in his own right. Earlier studi...
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