Brings together the works of some of leading China, Taiwan, and Pacific politics specialists analysing a topic of growing importance: China... Læs mere
In 1787, the Royal Navy ship H.M.S. Bounty, captained by William Bligh, set sail for Tahiti in search of breadfruit plants. Soon after leaving Tahiti, Master's Mate Fletcher Christian led a successful revolt, setting Bligh and eighteen of his men adrift.
WINNER OF THE BRITISH ACADEMY BOOK PRIZE FOR GLOBAL CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN-HESSEL TILTMAN PRIZE 2021 LONGLISTED FOR THE CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZE 2021
Groundbreaking analysis and gripping storytelling from one of today's most original and highly acclaimed historians
Like many young Americans, Irene Brion enlisted, serving in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, later known as WACs. Brion's account of her World War II adventures confirm the WACs' hard work and dedication. 36 photos.
Includes some of the most vibrant and informed accounts by individuals who fought on both sides of the June 1942 battle.... Læs mere