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- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
No Insignificant Part: The Rhodesia Native Regiment and the East Africa Campaign of the First World War is the first history of the only primarily African military unit from Zimbabwe to fight in the First World War. Recruited from the migrant labour network, most African soldiers in the RNR were originally miners or farm workers from what are now... 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 36.95
A compelling history of the bloody battle that ended Louis XIV's dream of European domination and changed the course of history "Had it not been for Blenheim, all Europe might at this day suffer under the effect of French conquests resembling those of Alexander in extent and those of the Romans in durability." Sir Edward Creasy, The Fifteen Decisive... 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$ 11.65
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...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99
One Million Things: Ancient History is a spectacular show-and-tell experience. Observe the night sky to learn about Mayan gods and beliefs, or barter for exotic spices and perfumes in the trade that built Arabian cities. See the First Chinese Emperor's terracotta army returned to its multi-colored splendour, or read a travel guide to the Minoan and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 134.99
The First World War mangled faces, blew away limbs, and ruined nerves. Ten million dead, twenty million severe casualties, and eight million people with permanent disabilities - modern war inflicted pain and suffering with unsparing, mechanical efficiency. However, such horror was not the entire story. People also rebuilt their lives, their communities,... 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...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 25.66
Hauptbeschreibung Das Zeitalter der Kolonialkriege ist in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung spätestens seit dem Abschluss der Dekolonisierung Mitte der 1970er Jahre zu Ende gegangen. Der Kolonialkrieg gilt als Krieg der Vergangenheit, dem die politische Grundlage entzogen ist. Tatsächlich jedoch knüpfen zahlreiche militärische Auseinandersetzungen der... more...