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- 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...
- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99
Bestselling military historian H. W. Crocker III ( The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War , Robert E. Lee on Leadership , etc.) now turns his guns on the epic story of America?s involvement in the First World War with his new book The Yanks Are Coming: A Military History of the United States in World War I . 2014 marks the centenary of... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 25.36
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...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 12.99
As the war is slipping beyond living memory, this concise history helps ensures that the conflict is never forgotten WWI, lasting just four years from 1914 to 1918, was without parallel, the first true global conflict in which all of the earth's great powers participated. This book tells the story of this cataclysmic event. It describes the background... 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 98.00
Willy H. Schlieker gilt als eine der schillerndsten Unternehmerpersönlichkeiten der deutschen Nachkriegszeit. Geboren 1914 als Sohn eines Hamburger Werftarbeiters, hat er die entscheidenden Schritte seines sozialen Aufstiegs in der NS-Zeit genommen. Schon in der Aufrüstungsphase gegen Ende der 1930er Jahre etablierte er sich im Eisen- und Stahlhandel.... more...