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- University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 11.99
The revolutionary movements of 1848 viewed the political cataclysm of continental Europe as an explosion of liberty, a new age of freedom and equality. This collection focuses on the relationship between democratic and socialist currents in 1848, seeking to reassess the relevance of these currents to the present era of global economic liberalism. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
The 20 th Century brought revolutionary changes to our world and our lives: the human population of the world tripled, space travel became reality, two world wars and a host of other conflicts were fought, and huge advances in science, technology and communication resulted in the globalised world we know today. Enormous steps were made in wiping... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 38.50
De Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid (WRR) bepleit in zijn rapport Aan het buitenland gehecht een nieuwe aanpak van het buitenlandbeleid. De wereld om ons heen is onderhevig aan veranderende machtsverhoudingen, wordt bevolkt door andere spelers dan in het verleden, en wordt gekenmerkt door een sterkere verknoping van nationale en internationale... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 193.00
Drawing on the latest research, this volume presents new essays on the First World War that explore the global, military and civic impact of the conflict, focusing in particular on the plural nature of wartime experience. It combines military and cultural history approaches to provide important fresh insights into how the war changed societies. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 14.95
On the morning of April 9, 1917, troops of the Canadian Corps under General Julian Byng attacked the formidable German defences of Vimy Ridge. Since then, generations of Canadians have shared a deep emotional attachment to the battle, inspired partly by the spectacular memorial on the battlefield. Although the event is considered central in Canadian... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 19.95
Winner of the NZ Post Children's Book Awards, non-fiction category and shortlisted for the CBCA Children's Book Awards, 2011. The First World War was only meant to last six months. When the Australians and New Zealanders arrived at the Western Front in 1916, the fighting had been going for a year and a half and there was no end in sight. more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
The Anglosphere refers to a community of English-speaking states, nations, and societies centered on Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, which has profoundly influenced the direction of world history and fascinated countless observers. This book argues that the origins of the Anglosphere are racial. Drawing... more...
- Old Street Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
A wise, illuminating little book' Sydney Morning Herald 'An entertaining, learned piece of historical compression' The Age 'Great stuff . . . the book as a whole is constantly thought-provoking' Courier Mail 'Beautifully and sparely constructed, yet rich in fact, feeling and detail -- sweeping, challenging and funny' James Button 'The balance of analysis... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 33.95
Karen Petrone shatters the notion that World War I was a forgotten war in the Soviet Union. Although never officially commemorated, the Great War was the subject of a lively discourse about religion, heroism, violence, and patriotism during the interwar period. Using memoirs, literature, films, military... more...