Palgrave Macmillan

What Is Masculinity? Historical Dynamics from Antiquity to the Contemporary World

By John H. Arnold (ed.) - By Sean Brady (ed.) - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This five-part book collects essays arising from a conference held at Birkbeck College, University of London in May 2008, asking ‘What is Masculinity? How ...Read Review

Sex, Gender and Social Change in Britain Since 1880

By Lesley A. Hall - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

This is a book dealing with wide-ranging and controversial themes within the scope of sex and gender issues in Britain: from sex within ...Read Review

Egyptomania: Our Three-Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharoahs

By Bob Brier - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

Amateurs and professionals alike know Egyptologist Bob Brier through his books and television specials. Brier’s passion for ancient Egypt is infectious – whether ...Read Review

Queenship in Medieval Europe

By Theresa Earenfight - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

A survey of how queens acquired and used power and influence, and the changing nature of queenship is a topic needing more than ...Read Review

Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths

By Nancy Marie Brown - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

Norse mythology has long held the fascination of historians, writers, filmmakers and artists. Of these, Snorri Sturluson stands at the heart of the ...Read Review

The Forgotten Writings of Bram Stoker

By John Edgar Browning - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

Browning’s text collects in print for the first time rare and unknown writings by or about Bram Stoker, produced between 1886-1913. Parts 1...Read Review

Victorian Time

By Trish Ferguson (ed.) - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

Pardon the pun, but this is a timely publication when current technological advances are affecting the way we perceive time as fundamentally as ...Read Review

Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science’s First Family

By Shelley Emling - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

Marie Curie is famous for her discovery of the scientific element, radium, which changed the world and for which she, along with her ...Read Review

The Divorce of Henry VIII: The Untold Story from Inside the Vatican

By Catherine Fletcher - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

Dr. Catherine Fletcher, who teaches at Durham University, England, has researched an often overlooked piece of the puzzle to Henry VIII and his ...Read Review

Presenting History: Past and Present

By Peter J. Beck - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

In this insightful book, Peter J. Beck, an emeritus professor of history in the UK, cites data indicating that both British and American ...Read Review