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Anglo-French War, 1666-1667

  • Fritz and Tommyby Peter Doyle; Robin Schäfer

    The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17

    Fritz and Tommy takes a unique look at the experiences of the German soldier - in direct comparison with those of his British counterpart. While other books plot out the battles and examine the participation of the German divisions on the Westfront, there are no books that discuss the shared experience of both sides. Uniquely, Fritz and Tommy examines... more...

  • Sociability and Cosmopolitanismby David Burrow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays expands the focus of Enlightenment studies to include countries outside the core nations of France, Germany and Britain. Notions of sociability and cosmopolitanism are explored as ways in which people sought to improve society. more...

  • Elegyby Andrew Roberts

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 9.99

    One of our finest narrative historians tells the shattering story of the blackest day in the history of the British army: the first day of the Somme Offensive, 1 July 1916. more...

  • Carl Friedrich Lehmann-Hauptby Sebastian Fink; Robert Rollinger; Klaus Eisterer; Dirk Rupnow

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Carl Friedrich Lehmann-Haupt (1861?1938) war von 1918 bis zu seiner Emeritierung im Jahr 1932 Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Alte Geschichte an der Universität Innsbruck. Am 24. Juli 2013 jährte sich sein Todestag zum 75. Mal. Aufgrund der politischen Situation in seinem Todesjahr sowie des durch seine jüdische Abstammung bedingten Ausbleibens von Nachrufen... more...

  • Defiance!by G. H. F. Nichols

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 15.50

    George Nichols was an artillery officer serving with the 82nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He was wounded in 1917, and returned to the guns in March 1918, just in time to experience the fury of the Kaiserschlacht, the great German offensive designed to knock the British army out of the war.Nichols wrote a powerful account of the Kaiser's last... more...

  • Thunder in the Skiesby Derek Grout; Ernest Brig-Gen. (ret'd.) Beno

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 11.99

    Lt. Bert Sargent, who fought through the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and the Hundred Days Offensive, captures what it was like for ordinary Canadians to be caught up in the Great War. Coming from a rank-and-file troop, Sargent?s clear-eyed account is a testament to the tenacity and accomplishments of a generation of soldiers. more...

  • History+ for Edexcel A Level: Religion and the state in early modern Europeby Robin Bunce; Sarah Ward; Christine Knaack

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 39.98

    Develop high-level skills in Edexcel A Level History through expert narrative and extended reading, including bespoke essays from current academics in the historical interpretations section. History+ for Edexcel A Level: Religion and the state in early modern Europe facilitates students' progress and supports the thematic connections in the Edexcel... more...

  • Prozessrecht und Eidby Heinz Barta; Martin Lang; Robert Rollinger

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 50.96

    Seit 2004 findet in Innsbruck die Tagung ?Lebend(ig)e Rechtsgeschichte? statt, deren Referate veröffentlicht werden. Dieser Band enthält die Vorträge des ersten Teils der 6. Tagung vom Dezember 2011 zum Thema ?Prozessrecht und Eid: Recht und Rechtsfindung in antiken Kulturen?. Inhaltlich bietet der Band nach einer Einleitung zum ?Verfahrensrecht als... more...

  • Herodot und das Persische Weltreich. Herodotus and the Persian Empireby Robert Rollinger; Brigitte Truschnegg; Reinhold Bichler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 107.38

    Der Sammelband "Herodot und das Persische Weltreich" versammelt die Beiträge einer internationalen Tagung, die im November 2008 unter Beteiligung zahlreicher renommierter Wissenschafterinnen und Wissenschaftern aus Europa, Amerika und Australien in Innsbruck stattgefunden hat. Die Publikation steht im Kontext eines größeren Forschungsvorhabens,... more...

  • The Purpose of the First World Warby Holger Afflerbach

    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...