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  1. Book ImageCharles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism, 1861-1864

    Marsha Driscoll, Elizabeth E. Dunn, Dann Siems, Et Al.

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Charles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism thrusts students into the intellectual ferment of Victorian England just after publication of The Origin of Species.More

  2. Book ImageThe Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church, 1616-1633

    Michael S. Petterson, Frederick Purnell, Jr., Mark C. Carnes

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, The Trial of Galileo brings the Scientific Revolution to life by sparking debate on issues of science and religion.More

  3. Book ImageHenry VIII and the Reformation of Parliament

    John Patrick Coby

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament transforms students into lords and commoners and members of the English Parliament during the tumultuous years 1529–36.More

  4. Book ImageThe English Bible, King James Version: The Old Testament and The New Testament and The Apocrypha: A Norton Critical Edition

    Herbert Marks, Gerald Hammond, Austin Busch

    “Making [the King James Version] vividly readable again.” —Robert Alter, New RepublicMore

  5. Book ImageFatal Rivalry: Flodden, 1513: Henry VIII and James IV and the Decisive Battle for Renaissance Britain

    George Goodwin

    Flodden 1513: the biggest and bloodiest Anglo-Scottish battle. Its causes spanned many centuries; its consequences were as extraordinary as the battle itself.More

  6. Book ImageThe Dark Side of the Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason

    John V. Fleming

    Why spiritual and supernatural yearnings, even investigations into the occult, flourished in the era of rationalist philosophy.More

  7. Book ImageHelga's Diary: A Young Girl's Accout of Life in a Concentration Camp

    Helga Weiss, Francine Prose, Neil Bermel

    The remarkable diary of a young girl who survived the Holocaust—appearing in English for the first time.More

  8. Book ImageA Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914–1948

    James Barr

    “A provocative history . . . helps us to understand why the Arab spring is so important and valuable.”—David Ignatius, National InterestMore

  9. Book ImageReprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War

    John Stubbs

    “Stubbs [has] a storyteller’s gift for atmosphere and drama.”—Wall Street JournalMore

  10. Book ImageThe Communist Manifesto

    Frederic L. Bender, Karl Marx

    Second Edition

    Karl Marx’s 1848 text is reframed in this revised Norton Critical Edition in the context of twenty-first-century theoretical debates, capitalist globalization, the information technology revolution, and contemporary struggles up to and including the 2011 “Arab Spring.”More

  11. Book ImageA Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

    Christopher B. Krebs

    “A model of popular intellectual history. . . . In every way, ?A Most Dangerous Book is a most brilliant achievement.”—Washington PostMore

  12. Book ImageOdessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams

    Charles King

    "Rich and riveting, complex and compelling, powerful and poetic."—Peter M. Gianotti, NewsdayMore

  13. Book ImageFlight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933–1946

    Debórah Dwork, Robert Jan van Pelt

    “An impressive and rich book that provides much-needed attention to Hitler’s other victims.”—Jewish Book WorldMore

  14. Book ImageDeath of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the Information Age

    Adrian Johns

    “A superb account of the rise of modern broadcasting.” —Financial TimesMore

  15. Book ImagePrairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830–1890

    Peter Pagnamenta

    The extraordinary story of the British aristocracy's encounter with American frontier life in the nineteenth century.More

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