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- The History Press 2014; US$ 15.99
The First World War claimed over 900,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain Derby offers an intimate portrayal of the city and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
This is a compelling account of the First World War. It offers clear analysis of the war on land, sea, and air, and considers the impact of the war on Europe's civilian population. Issues addressed include the relationship between war and industrialisation, trench warfare, the long term effects of the war on changing social structures, and economic... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 18.99
This vivid, detailed history of World War I presents the general reader with an accurate and readable account of the campaigns and battles, along with brilliant portraits of the leaders and generals of all countries involved. Scrupulously fair, praising and blaming friend and enemy as circumstances demand, this has become established as the classic... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
<div>Grave of the deadly nun! The amazing true story of Aethelthryth, Fenland princess; death to students! The weird origins of the university; a plague on both your parishes! Black death in Cambridge's streets; off with his head: the bizarre true story of Oliver Cromwell's travelling skull; the fifth man: the truth about the Cambridge five,... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96
Examines the social, cultural and ethical dimensions of heritage research and practice, and the underlying international politics of protecting cultural and natural resources around the globe. Focuses on ethnographic and embedded perspectives, as well as a commitment to ethical engagement Appeals to a broad audience, from archaeologists to heritage... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 70.00
Um ihre Interessen im neugeschaffenen polnischen Staat zu vertreten, nutzten polnische Veteranen des Ersten Weltkriegs nach 1918 Kontakte und Wissen, die sie durch ihre Mitarbeit in internationalen Veteranenverbände (FIDAC, CIAMAC) gewannen. Sie kämpften für eine angemessene soziale Versorgung, aber auch gegen einen neuen Krieg. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 77.00
Patricia Hertel beleuchtet die Iberische Halbinsel als historische Kontaktzone mit dem Islam, indem sie den Umgang mit der islamischen Vergangenheit im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert analysiert. Anhand von Geschichtsschreibung, Arabistik, Architektur, nationaler Mythologie, Festkultur und Kolonialdiskursen ergründet sie die vielfältigen und widersprüchlichen... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 23.80
Almost 100 years after the Treaty of Versailles was signed, World War I continues to be badly understood and greatly oversimplified. Its enormous impact on the world in terms of international diplomacy and politics, and the ways in which future military engagements would evolve, be fought, and ultimately get resolved have been ignored. With this reader... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
This collection of essays expands the focus of Enlightenment studies to include countries outside the core nations of France, Germany and Britain. Notions of sociability and cosmopolitanism are explored as ways in which people sought to improve society. more...