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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
How does he assess the information that is brought to him? How does his personal or political philosophy, or a moral sense, sustain him? How does he draw inspiration from those around him? How does he deal with setbacks and disasters? In this brilliant close-up look at Winston Churchill's leadership during the Second World War, Gilbert gets to the... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 21.00
From one of the most popular historians writing today comes a book as fascinating as the bestsellers of Karen Armstrong and Reza Aslan. In this captivating chronicle, Martin Gilbert shines new light on a controversial dilemma in the modern world: the troubled relationship between Jews and Muslims. Beginning at the dawn of Islam and sweeping from the... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 13.50
The Will of the People is an incisive, in-depth look at Winston Churchill?s lifelong commitment to parliamentary democracy. First elected at twenty-five, Churchill was still in the House of Commons sixty-four years later. By far the largest part of his life ? of his working days and nights ? was spent in the cut and thrust of debate in the service... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 17.95
Renowned Churchill historian Sir Martin Gilbert examines Winston Churchill?s War Leadership. Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite is the complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. This annual lecture ?on a subject of contemporary interest in historical perspective? was established in memory of Barbara... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 8.99
One of Britain?s most acclaimed historians presents the experiences and ramifications of the last day of World War II in Europe May 8, 1945, 23:30 hours: With war still raging in the Pacific, peace comes at last to Europe as the German High Command in Berlin signs the final instrument of surrender. After five years and eight months, the war in... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 22.99
The Unsung Heroes of the Holocaust Drawing from twenty-five years of original research, Sir Martin Gilbert re-creates the remarkable stories of non-Jews who risked their lives to help Jews during the Holocaust According to Jewish tradition, "Whoever saves one life, it is as if he saved the entire world." Non-Jews who helped save Jewish lives... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99
From one of our most distinguished historians, an authoritative and vivid account of the devastating World War I battle that claimed more than 300,000 lives At 7:30 am on July 1, 1916, the first Allied soldiers climbed out of their trenches along the Somme River in France and charged out into no-man's-land toward the barbed wire and machine guns... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
The evolving story of the British Isles forms the central theme of this fascinating and compelling atlas, which covers England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales ? and the expansion and gradual disintegration of Britain?s overseas empire. This new edition includes: Politics ? from the Saxon kingdoms and the collapse of England?s French Empire... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
The graphic history of the Nazi attempt to destroy the Jews of Europe during the Second World War is illustrated in this series of 333 detailed maps. The maps, and the text and photographs that accompany them, powerfully depict the fate of the Jews between 1933 and 1945, while also setting the chronological story in the wider context of the war... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 20.99
An insightful history of Churchill's lifelong commitment--both public and private--to the Jews and Zionism, and of his outspoken opposition to anti-Semitism Winston Churchill was a young man in 1894 when Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army, was convicted of treason and sent to Devil's Island. Despite the prevailing... more...