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- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 27.00
In this unforgettable book, distinguished author Anne Nelson shares one of the most shocking and inspiring?and least chronicled?stories of domestic resistance to the Nazi regime. The Rote Kapelle, or Red Orchestra, was the Gestapo?s name for an intrepid band of German artists, intellectuals, and bureaucrats (almost half of them women) who battled treacherous... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 35.95
Viewing the Civil War as a major turning point in American religious thought, Mark A. Noll examines writings about slavery and race from Americans both white and black, northern and southern, and includes commentary from Protestants and Catholics in Europe and Canada. Though the Christians on all sides agreed that the Bible was authoritative, their... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 54.99
The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes offers a new interpretation of Thomas Hobbes's response to the English Revolution. By focusing on his religious thought, it debunks the standard view of him as a royalist, and recovers his sympathies with the religious projects of the 1640s and 1650s. This reinterpretation culminates with an exploration of Hobbes's... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 34.95
This is the first English translation of the main contemporary accounts of the Crusade and death of the German Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa (ruled 1152-90). The main text here, the 'History of the Expedition of the Emperor Frederick', was written soon after the events described, and is a crucial, and much under-used source for the Third Crusade.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 30.00
Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History Hailed as "a masterpiece" ( San Francisco Chronicle ), the late Manning Marable's acclaimed biography of Malcolm X finally does justice to one of the most influential and controversial figures of twentieth-century American history. Filled with startling new information and shocking revelations,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2001; US$ 99.95
Covers such topics as the Viennese background to Hitler's career; the development of fascist tendencies amongst the German population during the Weimar period; the nature of support for national socialism; the myth of the Nazi economic boom and the ideological concepts and political developments which resulted in the mass murder of European Jews. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Could the best thing about religion be the heresies it spawns? Leading intellectuals in interwar Europe thought so. They believed that they lived in a world made derelict by God's absence and the interruption of his call. In response, they helped resurrect gnosticism and pantheism, the two most potent challenges to the monotheistic tradition. In ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 48.00
This book intervenes in debates over the significance of Diana, Princess of Wales by offering a critical account of her media iconicity from 1981 to the present. It outlines the historical development of representations of Diana, analysing the ways in which the Princess has been understood via discourses of gender, sexuality, race, economic class,... more...