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- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
Unlike the stalemate of the trenches in Flanders, the little-known eastern front of the First World War was a war of movement that cost 12 million casualties, including female combatants. It spanned thousands of miles from the Baltic to the Black and Caspian seas, before spreading north to the Arctic and east to the Pacific, embroiling several thousand... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
To many it would later seem as if the rule book of war had been torn up and thrown away. The First World War is usually characterised as a static war of attrition, but by its end a new doctrine of fire and movement emerged with the squad as the key tactical unit, marking a fundamental shift in methods of warfare. As late as March 1918, assault detachments... 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95
In America and the Great War, 1914-1920, the accomplished writing team of D. Clayton James and Anne Sharp Wells provides a succinct account of the principal military, political, and social developments in United States History as the nation responded to, and was changed by, a world in crisis. A forthright examination of America's unprecedented military... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This new Companion covers one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history. The Great War traumatised a generation and shaped the whole of the twentieth century. Speaking as loudly as any first-hand account, the facts and figures laid out in this volume reveal the sheer massive destruction caused by the war. Covering all aspects of the conflict... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe, Martin Blinkhorn turns to the problem-torn Europe of 1919 to 1939 in order to explain why fascism emerged and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
The First World War was a pivotal event in world history, but Americans often overlook the importance of their participation in the war. The United States and the First World War provides a concise, comprehensive and engaging evaluation of the war's significance in American history by examining the causes of the war, mobilization on the homefront,... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
In August 1914 the German main attack was conducted by the 2nd Army. It had missions of taking the vital fortresses of Liège and Namur, and then defeating the Anglo-French-Belgian forces in the open plains of northern Belgium. The German attack on the Belgian fortress at Liège from 5 to 16 August 1914 had tremendous political and military importance.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Contested Objects breaks new ground in the interdisciplinary study of material culture. Its focus is on the rich and varied legacy of objects from the First World War as the global conflict that defined the twentieth century. From the iconic German steel helmet to practice trenches on Salisbury Plain, and from the ?Dazzle Ship? phenomenon through... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 57.24
Helga Schultz erzählt in diesem Band Geschichten von Gelehrten und Eiferern, Abtrünnigen und Märtyrern des Sozialismus: von Karl Kautsky, dem Lehrer der europäischen Sozialdemokratie, den Lenin zum Renegaten stempelte; von George Bernard Shaw, der nur Dramatiker wurde, weil er Sozialist war; von Jean Jaurès, der als Friedensapostel am Vorabend des... more...