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- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 36.53
Hauptbeschreibung Militärische Siegesparaden sind politische Inszenierungen, in denen abstrakte Ideen wie Staat oder Nation verkörpert werden. Am Beispiel amerikanischer Paraden in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts nimmt Sebastian Jobs die beteiligten Akteure und deren Rollen in den Blick. So analysiert er das von zivilen und militärischen Organisatoren... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 99.00
The book provides details on how this transformation was brought about, how keeping a fleet at sea as long as necessary was decisive in forcing Russia and Denmark out of Napoleon's coalition, and how all this represented a major strategic revolution. more...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 48.99
The complete Short Oxford History of Europe (series editor, Professor TCW Blanning) will cover the history of Europe from Classical Greece to the present in eleven volumes. In each, experts write to their strengths tackling the key issues including society, economy, religion, politics, and culture head-on in chapters that will be at once wide-ranging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95
Themes in Modern European History, 1890 ? 1945 brings together an international team of scholars to address an eclectic range of developments and issues in European history in the period between 1890 and the end of the Second World War. This lively collection of essays adopts a thematic approach, in order to explore comprehensively a period of great... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 29.95
Written by one of the twentieth century?s most significant thinkers, Freedom and Organization, is considered to be Bertrand Russell?s major work on political history. It traces the main causes of political change during a period of one hundred years, which he argues were predominantly influenced by three major elements ? economic technique, political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
The imperial warfare of the period 1770-1830, including the American wars of independence and the Napoleonic wars, affected every continent. Covering southern India, the Caribbean, North and South America, and southern Africa, this volume explores the impact of revolutionary wars and how people's identities were shaped by their experiences. more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 27.71
What motivated a small multiracial force of Cape-born soldiers ? whites, coloureds and Malays ? to put up such stiff resistance at the Battle of Blaauwberg in 1806, in spite of odds so overwhelming that even some long-serving professional soldiers broke rank and ran? This was the intriguing question that launched author Willem Steenkamp?s research.... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 22.49
The events described in this book come from the pages of the author's own letters and diary, written during the campaign in which he was present throughout. It is a record of his impressions and observations, written at the time without any thought of publication; it was at the request of several friends that the book got published - and a remarkably... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 9.99
Throughout 1812 and 1813, Upper Canada had been the principle target for a succession of American invasions and attacks. Fortunately they all had been repulsed, but at a high cost in lives and the devastation of property on both sides of the border. By the beginning of 1814, both sides were determined to bring the war to an end with a decisive victory... more...