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  • Marching to the Drumsby John Norris

    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...

  • Tensions of Empireby Frederick Cooper; Ann Laura Stoler

    University of California Press 1997; US$ 36.95

    Starting with the premise that Europe was made by its imperial projects as much as colonial encounters were shaped by events and conflicts in Europe, the contributors to Tensions of Empire investigate metropolitan-colonial relationships from a new perspective. The fifteen essays demonstrate various ways in which "civilizing missions" in both metropolis... more...

  • Kolonialkriegeby Thoralf Klein; Frank Schumacher

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 24.56

    Das Zeitalter der Kolonialkriege ist in der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung spätestens seit dem Abschluss der Dekolonisierung Mitte der 1970er Jahre zu Ende gegangen. Der Kolonialkrieg gilt als Krieg der Vergangenheit, dem die politische Grundlage entzogen ist. Tatsächlich jedoch knüpfen zahlreiche militärische Auseinandersetzungen der Gegenwart mehr oder... more...

  • From Vienna to Versaillesby L.C.B. Seaman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    This classic text examines the story of European affairs and international relations from 1850 to 1920. Authoritative and concise, it emphasizes interpretation rather than the chronological narrative of the facts. more...

  • Writing National Historiesby Stefan Berger; Mark Donovan; Kevin Passmore

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    This book examines comparatively how the writing of history has been used to 'legitimate' the nation-state against socialist, communist and catholic internationalism in the modern era. more...

  • Themes in Modern European History 1890-1945by Paul Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95

    Fixes the important developments of the period not only in the political framework of the time, but also in their social and cultural context. These essays throw new light on the European situation between 1890 and the Second World War. more...

  • Modern European History 1871-2000by David Welch

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 145.00

    Modern European History brings together a unique selection of documents covering the period 1871 to 2000. The collection is organized by topic and a clear historical context and chronological chart provide background for each section. more...

  • Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792- 1914by Geoffrey Wawro

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95

    Combining original research with the latest scholarship Wawro examines war and its aftermath from Napoleonic times to the outbreak of WW1. The book highlights the interplay of society, politics and military decision making in Europe. more...

  • The European Revolutions, 1848?1851by Jonathan Sperber

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 30.00

    In this second edition, Jonathan Sperber has updated and expanded his study of the European revolutions between 1848?1851. more...

  • Wars and Peace Treatiesby Dr Erik Goldstein; Erik Goldstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 150.00

    This major book provides the most comprehensive guide available to nineteenth and twentieth century wars and their settlement. Erik Goldstein covers all aspects of over one hundred wars. more...