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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
During World War I, the American Expeditionary Force Second Division saw more action and captured more ground and enemy combatants than any other, including the vaunted First Division. The 4th Marine Brigade, especially, earned a reputation as a steadfast unit of superb fighting men. Drawing on battle reports and other official documents, this volume... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99
Sent to France in August 1914, the North Irish Horse (NIH) was the first British reservist regiment to see action - at Le Cateau - before fighting as rearguard on the long retreat to the outskirts of Paris. Over the next four years they fought with distinction, playing a role in many of the major battles, including Ypres, Somme, Passchendaele and Cambrai,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 77.00
10 Million soldiers died during the First World War. But why, and for what reason? The Great War is widely seen as a ?pointless carnage? (Pope Benedict XV). Was there a point, at least in the eyes of the political and military decision makers? International specialists analyse the hopes and expectations of the political and military leaders... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 39.98
Enable your students to develop high-level skills in their Edexcel A level History breadth and depth studies through expert narrative and extended reading, including bespoke essays from leading academics. - Build a strong understanding of the period studied with authoritative, well-researched content written in an accessible and engaging style. - Ensure... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 28.99
A special 100th-anniversary edition. Long overshadowed by the national obsession with the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign, the breathtaking story of what really happened on the Western Front has finally been brought into the bright light of day. The Anzacs? Western Front campaign had a greater impact than Gallipoli in almost every respect: five... more...
- Robert Hale 2015; US$ 12.99
At the start of the First World War, Arthur Beecroft was a recently qualified barrister in his twenties. Determined to enlist despite a medical condition, he volunteered for military service, first as a regular soldier, then as a despatch rider. Offered a commission in the Royal Engineers, in 1915 he saw action at Gallipoli. Now a byword for catastrophic... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.98
A new edition for Paper 2, World History Topic 11: Causes and effects of 20th century wars. The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor. An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop their knowledge and analytical skills. This second... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 13.99
This fascinating new book is devoted to an almost unknown period in the history of Sheffield. It sets the city's people and events against a background of key national developments by looking also at the way government regulations were tightened, how the country's morale was maintained, and how industry was encouraged to deliver more output. Sheffield... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50
A sweeping history of twentieth-century Europe, Out of Ashes tells the story of an era of unparalleled violence and barbarity yet also of humanity, prosperity, and promise. Konrad Jarausch describes how the European nations emerged from the nineteenth century with high hopes for continued material progress and proud of their imperial command over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
The third edition of Europe 1783-1914 provides a comprehensive overview of Europe from the outbreak of the French Revolution to the origins of the First World War. William Simpson and Martin Jones combine accounts of the most important countries, notably France, Germany and Russia, with the wider political, economic, social and cultural developments... more...