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  • 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...

  • History In Focus: Edexcel GCSE Modern World Historyby Ben Walsh

    Hodder Education 2009; US$ 23.98

    A new Edexcel specific edition of the best selling textbook for GCSE Modern World History. more...

  • Europe 1850-1914by Jonathan Sperber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Eastern Question 1774-1923, Theby Alexander Lyon Macfie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99

    A clear and concise guide to the Eastern Question - the problem facing the European states of how to react to the decline of the Ottoman Empire. A L MacFie's study shows how the question was a major factor in shaping the policies of all the major powers from the Russo-Turkish War of 1768-74 down to the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923. more...

  • The 1848 Revolutionsby Peter Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    In 1848 revolutions broke out all over Europe - in France, the Habsburg and German lands and the Italian peninsular. This Seminar Study considers why the revolutions occurred and why they were so widespread. The book offers a broad ranging investigation of the social, economic and political circumstances which led to the revolutions of 1848 as well... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95

    Combining original research with the latest scholarship Warfare and Society in Europe, 1792 - 1914 examines war and its aftermath from Napoleonic times to the outbreak of the First World War. Throughout, this fine book treats warfare as a social and political phenomenon no less than a military and technologial one, and includes discussions on: ... 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 by individuals and groups, historians, politicians and journalists has been used to "legitimate" the nation-state agianst socialist, communist and catholic internationalism in the modern era. Covering the whole of Western Europe, the book includes discussion of: * history as legitimation... more...

  • Themes in Modern European History 1830-1890by Bruce Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Providing a series of lively essays which reflect the skills that historians have to master when challenged by problems of evidence, interpretation, and presentation, this important new text covers the topics of France, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Russia, as well as analyzing the themes of political thought, cultural trends, the economy and warfare,... more...

  • Young Ottomans, Theby Nazan Cicek

    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...

  • Legacies of Two World Wars, Theby Lothar Kettenacker; Torsten Riotte

    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...