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- 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...
- 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 Kitcheners Fourth New Army and was an entirely Lancashire division:... more...
- 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 Kitcheners Second New Army divisions,... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00
Historiographical documents from Ancient Greece have existed at least since the time of Herodotus; an historical awareness developed before his time, as evidenced in historical omnia, epic literature from Mesopotamia, in the texts of Hittite letters and treaties, and in Egyptian sources. The book explores the conceptual and formal characteristics of... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 39.95
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... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Military history buffs will appreciate this detailed account of the Durham Light Infantry, a prominent regiment of the British Army that fought bravely in every major battle in World War I. Focusing specifically on the DLI's activities in France, it presents a detailed reckoning of the regiment's movements, tactics, defeats, and triumphs. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95
Economic historians have perennially addressed the intriguing question of comparative development, asking why some countries develop much faster and further than others. Focusing primarily on Europe between 1914 and 1939, this volume explores the development of thirteen countries that could be considered "economically backwards" during this... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 15.86
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...