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- 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...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Europe endured such incessant political discord throughout the twentieth century that some historians refer to the period's conflicts as the Long War. During the Balkan wars of 1912--1913, regional fighting in southeastern Europe ignited conflict across the continent that continued through both world wars and the Cold War. In Consumed by War: European... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99
Highlighting the most important events, ideas, and individuals that have shaped modern Europe, this text provides a readable, concise history of the continent from the Enlightenment and the French Revolution to the present. Any reader who wants a broad sweep of European history will find this book an engaging narrative. more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 24.99
In this updated commemorative edition, published 100 years after the April 25, 1915, landing, the Gallipoli story is told using the words of the diggers, drivers, soldiers, and war correspondents at the frontline. War historian Jonathan King has gathered together an unequalled series of extracts from letters and diaries, written by hundreds of Anzacs... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
The First World War constitutes a point in New York's history when its identity was challenged, recast and reinforced. Its position as a financial centre meant that its role in the conflict was realised sooner than elsewhere in the United States. This book uses archives, newspaper reports, leaflets and the ethnic press to explore how the city responded... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Focusing on three of the defining moments of the twentieth century - the end of the two World Wars and the collapse of the Iron Curtain - this volume presents a rich, interdisciplinary collection of authoritative essays, covering a wide range of thematic, regional and methodological perspectives. By re-examining these traumatic years it illuminates... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
The Battle of Passchendaele is perhaps one of the most iconic of the First World War, coming to symbolise the mud and blood of the battlefield like no other. Fought for over 3 months under some of the worst conditions of the war, fighting became bogged down in a quagmire that made it almost impossible for any gains to be made. In this Battle Story,... more...