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- Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 14.57
Intended as a diversion from the Somme, Fromelles was was the worst-ever military disaster in Australian history, and is recognised as one of the bloodiest and most useless battles of the First World War. With the recent discovery of a mass grave and the disinterment of many diggers, it has now entered national consciousness in the same way as Gallipoli.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95
The fourth edition of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century presents an innovative comparison of the origins, development, and demise of the three forms of totalitarianism that emerged in twentieth-century Europe. Represents the only book that systematically compares all three infamous dictators of the twentieth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
In the early twentieth century brutal nation-states such as Mussolini?s Italy, Stalin?s Russia and Hitler?s Germany came to the fore and the twin evils of dictatorship and war ensured the rapid destruction of liberal democracy, market economics and the international order. In contrast, the latter half was concerned with re-thinking and re-shaping... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 23.49
1914 bebte die Welt. Eine historische Katastrophe mit Kollateralschäden, die bis in die Gegenwart wirken. Was wissen wir über den Ersten Weltkrieg? Westfront, Schützengräben, Verdun - und sonst? Der Historiker Oliver Janz wirft einen ungewohnten Blick auf den "großen Krieg" und schildert ihn als globales Ereignis, das auf dem Balkan begann... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 26.85
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 Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Military history buffs will appreciate this detailed account of the Durham Light Infantry, a prominent regiment of the British Army that fought bravely in every major battle in World War I. Focusing specifically on the DLI's activities in France, it presents a detailed reckoning of the regiment's movements, tactics, defeats, and triumphs. more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Though primarily remembered today as a novelist and playwright, British author E.F. Benson was also an insightful historian and critic who published several volumes of analysis pertaining to the emergence of Europe and its cultural, political, and economic legacy. Crescent and Iron Cross is a fascinating history of Turkey and its role as the crossroads... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Readers who appreciate top-notch chronicles of battlefield conflict won't be able to put Fighting in Flanders down. American journalist E. Alexander Powell had decades of front-line reporting experience before traveling to Belgium to get a closer look at the emerging conflict. He put his experience to good use reporting on the new military technologies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815 examines a key development in modern European history: the origins and emergence of a competitive state system. H.M. Scott demonstrates how the well-known and dramatic events of these decades - the emergence of Russia and Prussia; the three partitions of Poland; the continuing retreat of the Ottoman... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
For 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses in Modern European History in departments of history. Also, higher level courses on enlightenment.This book provides a wide-ranging account and discussion of the history of Europe from 1713-1789. As well as political events, problems and institutions, it looks at the economic life of the continent, social... more...