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  • Finding the Trapdoorby Adam Hochschild

    Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 9.99

    The vivid, suspenseful history books for which Adam Hochschild has become well known are only a portion of his work. All his life he has also been writing shorter pieces: about the writers he loves, about his unusual life story, and about his travels to far corners of the earth—four continents, for example, are included in this volume. Finding the... more...

  • Hitler, Stalin, and Mussoliniby Bruce F. Pauley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    The fourth edition of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century presents an innovative comparison of the origins, development, and demise of the three forms of totalitarianism that emerged in twentieth-century Europe. Represents the only book that systematically compares all three infamous dictators of the twentieth... more...

  • Europe Rebornby Harold James

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    In the early twentieth century brutal nation-states such as Mussolini?s Italy, Stalin?s Russia and Hitler?s Germany came to the fore and the twin evils of dictatorship and war ensured the rapid destruction of liberal democracy, market economics and the international order. In contrast, the latter half was concerned with re-thinking and re-shaping... more...

  • On This Day in Historyby Graeme Donald

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    The abandoned Mary Celeste is mysteriously found drifting in the mid-Atlantic; Mozart is buried in an unmarked communal grave; and Prohibition in America is brought to an end. Although separated by centuries, these events all share the same anniversary: 5 December. On This Day in History looks back at all 365 days of the year and provides short, riveting... more...

  • Fascism and the Right in Europe 1919-1945by Martin Blinkhorn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe, Martin Blinkhorn turns to the problem-torn Europe of 1919 to 1939 in order to explain why fascism emerged and... more...

  • Europäischer Sozialismus - immer andersby Helga Schultz; Tilo Himmelsbach; Robert Himmelsbach

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 57.24

    Helga Schultz erzählt in diesem Band Geschichten von Gelehrten und Eiferern, Abtrünnigen und Märtyrern des Sozialismus: von Karl Kautsky, dem Lehrer der europäischen Sozialdemokratie, den Lenin zum Renegaten stempelte; von George Bernard Shaw, der nur Dramatiker wurde, weil er Sozialist war; von Jean Jaurès, der als Friedensapostel am Vorabend des... more...

  • Das Kriegsgeschehen 2008by Springer Fachmedien

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 59.99

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  • Defiant Dictatorshipsby Paul Brooker

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 168.00

    Why did some Communist and Middle-Eastern dictatorships, those in China, Vietnam, North Korea, Cuba, Syria, Iraq, Libya and Iran, remained defiantly stable during the onset of a democratic age in the 1980s and early 1990s? The book offers an explanation based upon external relations - the regimes' defiance of external military or political foes - and... more...

  • Kriege ohne Grenzenby Nadine Ansorg

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    ¿In den letzten Jahrzehnten ist ein Wandel im Kriegsgeschehen zu verzeichnen, der sich auch auf die Kriegsforschung auswirkt.Prozesse der staatlichen Entgrenzung und Denationalisierung führten zu neuen Formen der Kriegsführung. Damit verbunden sind auch eine Regionalisierung und Transnationalisierung von Krieg und die Entstehung von... more...

  • Nationalism and National Projects in Southern Africaby Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni; Finex Ndhlovu

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2013; US$ 39.95

    Despite the fact that nationalism and its national projects have in recent years been severely criticised by postcolonial theorists for being fundamentalist and essentialist; by feminists for being patriarchal and exclusive; by global financial institutions for being antagonistic to development and globalisation; by Pan-Africanists for being anticontinental... more...