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Anglo-French War, 1666-1667

  • Fighting the Kaiser's Warby Andrew Lucas; Jurgen Schmieschek

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 23.99

    Personal accounts of the Great War experiences of British soldiers are well known and plentiful, but similar accounts from the German side of no man's land are rare. This highly original book vividly describes the wartime lives and ultimate fates of ten Saxon soldiers facing the British in Flanders, revealed through their intimate diaries and correspondence.... more...

  • Gallipoli 1915by Joseph Murray

    Silvertail Books 2015; US$ 7.28

    Beginning in 1915, the Gallipoli Campaign was intended to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia, strengthening the Allies immeasurably in the process. But thanks to the military incompetence of the higher commands, it ended in tragedy and unimaginable suffering, as the battle turned into a war of nerves... more...

  • 100 Jahre Hoher Meißner (1913?2013)by Barbara Stambolis; Jürgen Reulecke

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 54.82

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Jürgen Reulecke ist Professor em. für Zeitgeschichte an der Universität Gießen. Prof. Dr. Barbara Stambolis lehrt Neuere und Neueste Geschichte an der Universität Paderborn.   Reihe Jugendbewegung und Jugendkulturen ? Schriften - Band 018 more...

  • Rough Ridersby Peter Doyle

    The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17

    Frank and Percy Talley, Troopers 2365 and 2366 of the 1st City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders), were destined to leave England to take part in the last, and most costly, single-day battle of the Gallipoli Campaign, on 21 August 1915. In 200-plus never-before published letters, the Talley brothers describe their training in England, and their move... more...

  • Fractureby Philipp Blom

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 32.00

    When the Great War ended in 1918, the West was broken. Religious faith, patriotism, and the belief in human progress had all been called into question by the mass carnage experienced by both sides. Shell shocked and traumatized, the West faced a world it no longer recognized: the old order had collapsed, replaced by an age of machines. The world... more...

  • Global Heritageby Lynn Meskell

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95

    Lynn Meskell is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Archaeology Center at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford in 2005 she was Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. She is Honorary Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Some of her recent books and edited collections include Cosmopolitan Archaeologies... more...

  • Enquiring History: Italian Unification 1815-1871by Ed Podesta; Pam Canning; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 22.38

    Think more deeply and work more independently at A level History through a carefully thought-out enquiry approach from SHP. Enquiring History: It makes you think!. The OFSTED report on school history suggests that the current generation of A Level students have been poorly served by exam-based textbooks which spoon-feed students while failing to enthuse... more...

  • Grasping Gallipoliby Peter Chasseaud; Peter Doyle

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    The failure of the Gallipoli campaign was instantly blamed on a great untruth - that the War Office was unprepared. This book, incorporating information unavailable elsewhere, shows that in fact the WO and the Admiralty had amassed a huge amount of data. Aerial reconnaissance had played a part - even Lawrence of Arabia had done his bit! The War Office... more...

  • The Baltimore Sabotage Cellby Dwight R. Messimer

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 35.95

    Dwight Messimer is a U. S. Army veteran and a former Lecturer in History at the California State University at San Jose. His interests are U. S. Naval Aviation, 1911-42 and World War One with an emphasis on Allied POWs, escapes, and Anti-Submarine Warfare. He is fluent and literate in German. He and his wife live in Northern California. more...

  • 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...