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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This innovative survey of European history from the middle of the nineteenth century to the outbreak of the First World War tells the story of an era of outward tranquillity that was also a period of economic growth, social transformation, political contention and scientific, and artistic innovation. During these years, the foundations of our present... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00
An interconnected account of the progress of the Pentecostal and charismatic movements in Europe has long been needed but has never before been attempted because of the diversity of languages spoken across the continent. This book provides historical, theological and sociological perspectives on European Pentecostalism. more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 14.99
In 1867 the Daily Alta California commissioned Mark Twain to cover the story of the worlds first luxury cruise, a six-month round tour to the Holy Land from New York on board the Quaker City, an ex-Civil War Mississippi side-wheel paddle steamer. The captain, crew and passengers were highly respectable Presbyterian Christians on a mission; the... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49
The unusual title masks a barely remembered episode in British naval and military history. The Sadleir-Jackson Brigade and the Altham Flotilla were part of Britains 'Forlorn Hope' forces - sent to Russia in a bid to reverse the 1917 Bolshevik revolution under the command of General Ironside, later Chief of the Imperial General Staff.... more...
- Eye Books 2010; US$ 14.57
A 60-year old woman?s incredible attempt to race to the South Pole, carrying a call for compassion. A grandmother of two, Tess Burrows came to climbing late in life when she found her true calling in campaigning for the Tibetan cause. Here, she races to the South Pole to promote world peace. She not only learns to push the limits of the human body,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95
This invaluable textbook provides an authoritative student guide to the main contours of 19th century Europe. Six distinguished scholars, regularly involved in student teaching, provide a collection of lively and challenging essays. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 43.00
This book is among the rare contributions to the 150th anniversary of 1848 which takes a completely new, theoretically informed approach. Instead of a traditional social or political history, the authors analyse the dichotomy between the international dimension in the ideas of the revolution and the nationalisation of memories in its commemorations... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 31.95
There is probably no greater authority on the modern history of central and eastern Europe than Ivan Berend, whose previous work, Decades of Crisis, was hailed by critics as "masterful" and "the broadest synthesis of the modern social, economic, and cultural history of the region that we possess." Now, having brought together and illuminated this... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 32.00
The Eastern Question, as it was termed by the European Powers in the nineteenth century, was a debate primarily concerned with the issue of ?what to do with the Turk??. The Ottoman Empire had become known as the ?sick man of Europe? following its gradual decline since the eighteenth century, and its demise would be highly problematic for the crowned... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95
The US invasion of Iraq in 2003 was done mainly, if one is to believe US policy at the time, to liberate the people of Iraq from an oppressive dictator. However, the many protests in London, New York, and other cities imply that the policy of ?making the world safe for democracy? was not shared by millions of people in many Western countries. Thinking... more...