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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
MODERN HISTORY FOR MODERN LANGUAGES FRANCE 1815-2003 Written in an accessible style and assuming no prior knowledge, the books in this series address the specific needs of students on language courses. Approaching the study of history from an interest in contemporary politics and society, each book offers a clear historical narrative and sets its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Part of the Modern History for Modern Languages Series France since 1815 provides an accessible overview of the major socio-political changes in France during this period. Designed for area studies students studying French, it presents the historical context necessary for language students to understand the complexities of contemporary... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 25.29
Der Kampf gegen Napoleon und die Idee der deutschen Nation Ahnungslos kehrte Johann Philipp Palm im August 1806 von einer Geschäftsreise zurück. Wenig später wurde der Buchhändler standrechtlich erschossen. Ein Pamphlet, das gegen Napoleon zu den Waffen rief, war ihm zum Verhängnis geworden. Erst Jahre später, 1813, wurde der Usurpator in der Völkerschlacht... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 7.28
In 1805 at the end of November, Napoleon decided to launch one more plan to lure the Austrians and Russians into battle, by appearing to order his forces to retreat and letting it be known that he did not want to face his enemies on the field. Eventually, the Allies fell for his plan and decided to attack what they saw as a weakening force, just outside... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 16.99
Thirteen fascinating diverse case studies offer a unique and human take on military history and the figure of the military scapegoat Beginning with defining the scapegoat and examining the conditions needed to qualify, this book then shares a history that is full of tales of those who have been wrongly castigated in the rush to find a culprit;... more...
- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.26
Hauptbeschreibung Von der Erfindung des Buchdrucks und der Entdeckung Amerikas schlägt Thomas Maissen den Bogen bis zur Industriellen und Französischen Revolution. In jeweils wechselnden Perspektiven erläutert er die entscheidenden Entwicklungen wie Humanismus, Reformation, das spanische Weltreich Karls V. und Philipps II., den Dreißigjährigen Krieg... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
The volume explores how the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars were experienced, perceived and narrated by contemporaries in Britain and Ireland, drawing on an extensive range of personal testimonies by soldiers, sailors and civilians to shed new light on the social and cultural history of the period and the history of warfare more broadly. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
Irish Brigades Abroad examines the complete history of the Irish regiments in France, Spain, Austria and beyond. Covering the period from King James II's reign of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1685, until the disbandment of the Irish Brigades in France and Spain, this book looks at the origins, formation, recruitment and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 92.00
Combining military and cultural history, the book explores British soldiers' travels and cross-cultural encounters in Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814. It is the story of how soldiers interacted with the local environment and culture, of their attitudes and behaviour towards the inhabitants, and how they wrote about all this in letters and memoirs. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
In 1814 the five reigning dynasties of Europe, Alexander I of Russia and ministers such Metternich and Talleyrand, descended upon Vienna. The Vienna Congress marked one of the great turning points in diplomatic history; the first attempt to create an ?international order? to secure peace for the nineteenth century. The blueprint for modern-day global... more...