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- The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94
Military drummers have played a crucial role in warfare throughout history. Soldiers marched to battle to the sound of the drums and used the beat to regulate the loading and re-loading of their weapons during the battle. Drummers wre also used to raise morale during the fight. This is the first work to chart the rise of drums in military use and how... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 11.39
Unterbinden kollektive Gewaltaktionen politische Kommunikation oder werden sie in ihren Formen und Ergebnissen Teil der politischen Diskussion? Diese auch in den Sozialwissenschaften und der politischen Theorie relevante Frage soll sowohl für das staatliche Gewaltmonopol als auch für gesellschaftliche Gewaltakteure gestellt und diskutiert werden. Anhand... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.25
Was ist eine Nation? Wann und warum entstanden Nationalbewegungen? Wie wirkte sich die Industrialisierung auf die Nationalstaatsbildung aus? Und welche unterschiedlichen Geschichtsbilder wurden dabei mobilisiert? Hoch komplexe historische Zusammenhänge führten dazu, dass in Europa "Nationen" in unserem heutigen Sinn entstanden. Siegfried... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 92.95
A History of Modern Europe surveys European history from the defeat of Napoleon to the twenty-first century, presenting major historical themes in an authoritative and compelling narrative. Concise, readable single volume covering Europe from the early nineteenth century through the early twenty-first century Vigorous interpretation of events... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
This book provides an accessible and up-to-date account of the rich military history of the nineteenth century. It takes a fresh approach, making novel links with conflict and coercion, and moving away from teleological emphases. Naval developments and warfare are included, as are social and cultural dimensions of military activity. Leading military... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 189.00
For more than 40 years the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 70 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 46.99
The fall of empires and the rise of nation-states was a defining political transition in the making of the modern world. Here, ten prominent specialists discuss the empire-to-nation transition in comparative perspective. Chapters on Latin America, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Russia, and China illustrate both the common features and the diversity... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99
Is there a sharp dividing line that separates Europe into 'East' and 'West'? This volume brings together prominent scholars from the United States, Canada, France, Poland, and Russia to examine the evolution of the concept of Europe in the two centuries between the French Revolution and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Inspired by the ideas of Martin... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00
In November 1774, a pamphlet to the "People of America" was published in Philadelphia and London. It forcefully articulated American rights and liberties and argued that the Americans needed to declare their independence from Britain. The author of this pamphlet was Charles Lee, a former British army officer turned revolutionary, who was... more...