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Anglo-French War, 1666-1667

  • The School of Hard Knocksby

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; Not Available

    This important new history of the development of a leadership corps of officers during World War I opens with a gripping narrative of the battlefield heroism of Cpl. Alvin York, juxtaposed with the death of Pvt. Charles Clement less than two kilometers away. Clement had been a captain and an example of what a good officer should be in the years... more...

  • A Brief History of the 30th Divisionby The 30th Division

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.99

    Formed originally as the 37th Division in December 1914, mainly through the efforts of the Earl of Derby, whose crest, the Eagle and Child on the Cap of Maintenance was adopted as the divisional sign, the division was renumbered 30th in April 1915. It was the senior division of Kitchener’s Fourth New Army and was an entirely Lancashire division:... more...

  • The 54th Infantry Brigade: 1914-1918by 54th Infantry

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    This book has a subtitle: 'Some Records of Battle and Laughter in France' which sets the tone of this history, the history of one of the most remarkable brigades that fought on the Western Front, part of one of the most remarkable divisions. The 18th (Eastern) Division became an elite formation, one of Kitchener’s Second New Army divisions,... more...

  • 9th Heavy Battery R.G.A.by 9th Heavy Battery R.G.A.

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 8.99

    The battery was formed on 26th August 1914 as a 4-gun 4.7in battery. It went to France in May 1915 with the 9th (Scottish) Division which it left within a few days to join H.A.Reserve and went into action near Armentieres. Subsequently it joined 16th H.A.Brigade and in January 1917 it was re-equipped with 60 pdrs.. This account is based on the Battery... more...

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Zeugnisse antiker Geschichtsschreibung finden sich aus dem antiken Griechenland spätestens seit Herodot. Bereits zuvor entsteht geschichtliches Bewusstsein, das sich in historischen Omina, epischer Literatur aus Mesopotamien, in Brief- und Vertragstexten der Hethiter und in ägyptischen Quellen niederschlägt. Konzeptionellen und formalen Eigenarten... more...

  • Essays on Twentieth-Century Historyby Michael Adas

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 40.95

    In the sub-field of world history, there has been a surprising paucity of thinking and writing about how to approach and conceptualize the long twentieth century from the 1870s through the early 2000s. The historiographic essays collected in Essays on Twentieth Century History will go a long way to filling that lacuna. Each contribution covers... more...

  • The Purpose of the First World Warby Holger Afflerbach

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00

    Die "Schriften des Historischen Kollegs" werden herausgegeben vom jeweiligen Vorsitzenden des Kuratoriums des Historischen Kollegs: bis 2011 von Herrn Professor Dr. Lothar Gall, ab 2012 durch Herrn Professor Dr. Andreas Wirsching in Verbindung mit Georg Brun, Peter Funke, Karl-Heinz Hoffmann, Hartmut Leppin, Susanne Lepsius, Helmut Neuhaus, Frank Rexroth,... more...

  • Rethinking the Atlantic Worldby Manuela Albertone; Antonino De Francesco

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This unique collection of essays provides a re-evaluation of the term 'Atlantic', by placing at the core of the debate on republicanism in the early modern age the link between continental Europe and America, rather than assuming British political culture as having been widely representative of Europe as a whole. more...

  • McCrae's Battalionby Jack Alexander

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 15.50

    McCrae's Own was the 'Heart of Midlothian Battalion' mentioned all too briefly in Martin Middlebrook's classic book The First Day on the Somme. Raised in Edinburgh shortly after the start of the Great War, it was perhaps the finest unit in Lord Kitchener's volunteer army - a brotherhood of sportsmen, bound together by their extraordinary colonel and... more...

  • Europe's Uncertain Path 1814-1914by R. S. Alexander

    Wiley 2011; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02

    Europe’s Uncertain Path is an introduction to Europe’s turbulent history from 1814 to 1914. It presents a clear narrative of the major political events, set against the backdrop of social, economic, and cultural change. An introduction to Europe’s turbulent history from 1814 to 1914 Provides students with a solid grounding... more...