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North/South: The Great European Divide
North/South: The Great European Divide
By Ricardo J. Quinones

North/South focuses on the dramatic changes in the intellectual and political typography of a Europe divided between the countries of the North and of those of the South.

Available Jul 2016
Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora
Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora
By Nándor Dreisziger

In Church and Society in Hungary and in the Hungarian Diaspora, Nándor Dreisziger tells the story of Christianity in Hungary and the Hungarian diaspora from its earliest years until the present.

Published Apr 2016
China in the German Enlightenment
China in the German Enlightenment
Edited by Bettina Brandt and Daniel Leonhard Purdy

China in the German Enlightenment examines the connections between eighteenth-century philosophy, German Orientalism, and the origins of modern race theory.

Published Apr 2016
Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919
Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914-1919
By Brock Millman

Highlighting the class and ethnic divisions which characterized public support for the war, Polarity, Patriotism, and Dissent in Great War Canada, 1914–1919 offers a broad and much-needed reexamination of Canadian government policy on the home front.

Published Apr 2016
Postcolonial Counterpoint: Orientalism, France, and the Maghreb
Postcolonial Counterpoint: Orientalism, France, and the Maghreb
By Farid Laroussi

Postcolonial Counterpoint is a critical study of Orientalism and the state of Francophone and postcolonial studies, examined through the lens of the historical and cross-cultural relations between France and North Africa.

Published Apr 2016
Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
By Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk, Piotr J. Wrobel, Robert M. Shapiro, and Anna Clarke

This is the first instalment of a multi-volume edition of Poyln, the first English translation to be published. Here begins a story of the beauty and pathos of the world of Polish Jewry, a world that was almost totally destroyed by the Nazis.

Published Apr 2016
Living with War: Twentieth-Century Conflict in Canadian and American History and Memory
Living with War: Twentieth-Century Conflict in Canadian and American History and Memory
By Robert Teigrob

In Living with War, Robert Teigrob examines how war is experienced and remembered on both sides of the 49th parallel.

Published Mar 2016
Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954:
Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914-1954:
By George O. Liber

Liber’s book will transform our understanding of the entangled histories of Ukraine, the USSR, Germany, and East Central Europe in the twentieth century.

Published Mar 2016
Stealing Obedience: Narratives of Agency and Identity in Later Anglo-Saxon England
Stealing Obedience: Narratives of Agency and Identity in Later Anglo-Saxon England
by Katherine O’Brien O’Keeffe

Stealing Obedience explores how a Christian notion of agent action – where freedom incurs responsibility – was a component of identity in the last hundred years of Anglo-Saxon England, and investigates where agency (in the modern sense) might be sought in these narratives.

Published Feb 2016
Benedict XIV and the Enlightenment: Art, Science, and Spirituality
Benedict XIV and the Enlightenment: Art, Science, and Spirituality
Edited by Rebecca Messbarger, Christopher M.S. Johns, and Philip Gavitt

Benedict XIV and the Enlightenment offers a comprehensive assessment of Benedict’s engagement with Enlightenment art, science, spirituality, and culture. 

Published Feb 2016