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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
The German invasion of Poland in September 1939 abruptly ended author Jan Rosinski's student life, and propelled him into an activist if not leadership role in the Polish resistance organization, the Armia Krajowa or AK. In short order he became a talented forger of Nazi documents, especially travel papers that allowed many refugees to escape the... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 45.29
Hauptbeschreibung «Weltgeschichte ist lange Zeit als eine Geschichte des Aufstiegs und Niedergangs einer kleinen Zahl von 'Hochkulturen' geschrieben worden. Unter diesen Kulturen schienen Europa oder der atlantische 'Westen' während der letzten Jahrhunderte nach den Kriterien Macht, Wohlstand und kulturelle Kreativität zu dominieren. Das neue sechsbändige... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 139.95
Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which ancient civilizations thought about the past and recorded their own histories. Written by an international group of scholars working in many disciplines Truly cross-cultural, covering historical thinking and writing in ancient... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 18.26
Hauptbeschreibung Unter den Millionen von Displaced Persons (DP), die sich nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg in Deutschland, vor allem in der US-Zone aufhielten, waren in großer Zahl Juden aus Osteuropa. Viele waren von den nationalsozialistischen Besatzern zur Zwangsarbeit ins Reich verschleppt worden, andere hatten ihre Staaten verlassen, weil jüdisches... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was from a Jewish family, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Annes family tried to escape the horror of war, and how... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50
In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices?on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 70.00
The book describes the control exercised by the National Socialist state over academic libraries and analyses their collaboration, in particular in the theft of books and the identification of 'Enemies of the Reich'. In addition, it deals with aspects of the identification and restitution of books stolen and confiscated between 1933 and 1945. This... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 11.19
When Mary Thomas left the shores of England for Singapore in December 1939 to live a leisurely life of an Englishwoman in a colonial outpost, she did not expect to soon find her circumstances greatly changed. After the Japanese bombs fell on 8 December 1941, Mary chose not to rush for the first boat out of Singapore and instead stayed on to serve in... more...