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Category: European & World History

Eichmann’s Reappearance

A recent Human Rights & Human Welfare review of Harry Mulisch’s Criminal Case 40/61, the Trial of Adolf Eichman: An Eyewitness Account, translated by Robert Malcom, compares Mulisch’s portrait of… READ MORE

Now Available–History Matters

History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism Judith M. Bennett 224 pages | 6 x 9 Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3946-6 | $49.95 | £32.50 Not for sale in… READ MORE

Now Available–Power Play

Power Play: The Literature and Politics of Chess in the Late Middle Ages
Jenny Adams
264 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus.
Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3944-X | $49.95 | £32.50

Indian Independence Day

At midnight, August 15, 1947, by order of  the Indian Independence Act passed one month earlier by the British Parliament, British  India was divided into two dominions, India and Pakistan…. READ MORE

When a Cosmopolitan Was More than a Cocktail

At a time when terrorism, globalization, and immigration debates have turned many Americans inward, a recent Wall Street Journal review of Margaret Jacob’s Strangers Nowhere in the World: The Rise… READ MORE