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- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Within hours of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania by a submarine off the Cork coast in May 2015, a narrative was created and over time, emerged as the 'truth' of the incident. Throughout the world many people still today perceive the sinking of the Lusitania was a savage attack on an innocent vessel that brought America into the war. In this new book,... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
The abandoned Mary Celeste is mysteriously found drifting in the mid-Atlantic; Mozart is buried in an unmarked communal grave; and Prohibition in America is brought to an end. Although separated by centuries, these events all share the same anniversary: 5 December. On This Day in History looks back at all 365 days of the year and provides short, riveting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
The twentieth century was one of constant upheaval across Europe. The continent saw wars, revolutions and the collapse of empires and a range of leading figures from Stolypin and Stalin to Chirac, Schroder and Putin. This book provides a detailed yet wide-ranging guide to the turbulent events of twentieth century Europe. Covering the whole period... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 23.95
The Kaiser?s Pirates is a dramatic and little-known story of World War I, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By1914 Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting its overseas colonies and ?showing the flag? of its new Imperial Navy. After war broke out on August 4 there was no hope that they could reach... more...
- Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 18.99
Behind the tangled alliances, feuding royals, and deadly battles are the nearly 100 riveting true stories of the men and women who lived, fought, and survived the first Great War. Based on the writings of soldiers, politicians, kings, nurses, and military leaders, Best Little Stories from World War I humanizes their foibles, triumphs, and tragedies?and... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 39.99
During the First World War in Melbourne and communities throughout Victoria, schoolchildren knitted socks for the troops serving in Gallipoli, the Middle East, and on the Western Front. Their families set up Red Cross branches to support the 91,000 Victorian servicemen and women overseas. Victoria at War records the achievements of the state?s soldiers,... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2000; US$ 19.99
The majority of Latin American revolutionaries and guerrillas have now laid down their weapons and opted to participate in that region's democratic processes. What brought about this transformation? When the AK-47s Fall Silent brings together for the first time many of these former Latin revolutionaries from both sides of the conflicts?who tell their... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 161.00
The specialist historical journal Sources and Studies from Italian Archives and Libraries first appeared in 1898, and is published by the German Historical Institute in Rome. The articles and miscellaneous contributions (with abstracts in German or Italian respectively) deal with topics in Italo-German relations and in Italian history from the Early... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 25.33
1914 ging es erstmals darum, eine ganze Gesellschaft für den Krieg zu mobilisieren. Gegensätze und Widersprüche sollten sich um des Sieges willen in einer Idee der Volksgemeinschaft auflösen. Diese Idee, Ziel und Beschwörungsformel zugleich, wurde später vor allem von den Nationalsozialisten instrumentalisiert. »Wenn wir«, so Hitler während des Zweiten... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
Carshalton in Surrey was ineradicably affected by the First World War. Over 1,900 local men enlisted to fight and 243 of them lost their lives and are commemorated on the war memorial. As the centenary of the war approaches, it is more important than ever that these men are not forgotten. Drawing on over four years of research, this book brings together... more...