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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00
In 1961, a black veteran named James Meredith applied for admission to the University of Mississippi ? and launched a legal revolt against white supremacy in the most segregated state in America. Meredith?s challenge ultimately triggered what Time magazine called ?the gravest conflict between federal and state authority since the Civil War,? a crisis... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 7.99
Aristocracies or nobilities dominated the social, economic, and institutional history of all European counties until only a few generations ago. The relics of their power, in traditions and behaviour, in architecture and the arts, are still all around us. This short introduction shows how ideas of aristocracy originated in ancient times, were transformed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 72.99
Describes how the French revolutionaries tried to abolish the nobility, analysing the intellectual roots of hostility to nobles, the steps by which revolutionaries turned against aristocracy, the impact of persecution, emigration, confiscation, and Terror, and the long-term consequences of these developments for the nobility. - ;Since time immemorial... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.00
From the turmoil and tragedy of the French Revolution to the rise and fall of the enigmatic figure of Napoleon Bonaparte, the history of France between 1789 and 1815 is one of the most enduringly fascinating ? and widely-studied ? periods of history. In this volume, the renowned historian William Doyle provides a new perspective on several key themes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 7.99
The author elucidates on why the revolution occured and explores the legacy of the revolution in the form of rationality in public affairs and responsible government, and finishes his examination of the revolution with a discussion as to why it has been so controversial. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99
In The Oxford Handbook of the Ancien Régime, an international team of 30 contributors surveys and presents current thinking about the world of pre-revolutionary France and Europe.The idea of the Ancien Régime was invented by the French revolutionaries to define what they hoped to destroy and replace. But it was not a precise definition, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 15.99
This new edition of the most authoritative, comprehensive history of the French Revolution of 1789 draws on a generation of extensive research and scholarly debate to reappraise the most famous of all revolutions. Updates for this second edition include a generous chronology of events, plus an extended bibliographical essay providing an examination... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 16.99
This is the most authoritative, comprehensive history of the French Revolution of 1789. Published to mark the bicentenary of its outbreak, this survey draws on a generation of extensive research and scholarly debate to reappraise the most famous of all revolutions.Opening with the accession of Louis XVI in 1774, the book traces the history of France... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 17.99
The extraordinary World War II story of shipwreck and survival that paved John F. Kennedy's path to power ? hailed as a ?breathtaking account? by James Patterson, ?masterfully written? by historian Douglas Brinkley, and ?the finest book? ever written on the subject by Lt. Commander William Liebenow, the man who rescued JFK and the PT 109 crew in... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
Chris Kyle?fallen hero and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper ?reveals how ten legendary guns forever changed U.S. history. At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the top sniper in U.S. military history, was finishing one of the most exciting missions of his life: a remarkable book that retold American... more...