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Anglo-French War, 1666-1667

  • The Fall of the Ottomansby Eugene Rogan

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 32.00

    In 1914 the Ottoman Empire was depleted of men and resources after years of war against Balkan nationalist and Italian forces. But in the aftermath of the assassination in Sarajevo, the powers of Europe were sliding inexorably toward war, and not even the Middle East could escape the vast and enduring consequences of one of the most destructive conflicts... more...

  • A Guide to War Publications of the First & Second World Warby Arthur Ward

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    In WW2 information leaflets and posters proliferated. Soldiers were bombarded with Field Regulations, airmen with the latest updates about airborne early warning, bomb sights and radio navigation and sailors with material that helped them identify enemy aircraft and submarines and told them how to operate the new ship board weapons to destroy them.

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  • The Failure to Prevent World War Iby Hall Gardner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book refines and expands points made in the author’s earlier work on the failure to prevent World War I. It provides an alternative viewpoint to the thesis of Paul Kennedy, Fritz Fischer, among others, as to the war's long-term origins. By starting its analysis with the causes and consequences of the 1870-71 Franco-Prussian war, the study... more...

  • Bloody British History Cambridgeby David Barrowclough

    The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57

    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, Soviet spies... more...

  • Great War Britain Tynesideby Jo Bath

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    The First World War claimed 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Tyneside 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...

  • Great War Britain Sheffieldby Tim Lynch

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Sheffield offers an intimate portrayal of the town and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, Great War Sheffield recounts the tale of a boy scout... more...

  • British Infantry Battalion Commanders in the First World Warby Peter E. Hodgkinson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Recent studies of the British Army during the First World War have fundamentally overturned historical understandings of its strategy and tactics, yet the chain of command that linked the upper echelons of GHQ to the soldiers in the trenches remains poorly understood. In order to reconnect the lines of communication between the General Staff and the... more...

  • Great War Britain Bradfordby Dr Kathryn Hughes

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    The First World War claimed 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Bradford offers an intimate portrait 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...

  • A Delicate Affair' on the Western Frontby Terrence J Finnegan

    The History Press 2015; US$ 43.75

    Could the newly arrived American troops be trusted? They were greenhorns, having seen practically no action. The surprise attack at Seicheprey on April 20 was spearheaded by the elite German stormtroopers (Stosstruppen) supported by aircraft, trench mortars and heavy artillery and was designed as a propaganda coup against the 'weak' newcomers. On... more...

  • The Great Powers and Global Struggle, 1490-1990by Karen A. Rasler; William R. Thompson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    In The Great Powers and Global Struggle , Karen A. Rasler and William R. Thompson focus on two themes: the rise and fall as well as the relative decline of major world powers over the past five hundred years, and the way in which these processes have set the stage for the outbreak of global war. Their interdisciplinary approach encompasses political... more...