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  • A Grand Illusion?by Tony Judt

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 59.00

    "I am enthusiastically European; no informed person could seriously wish to return to the embattled, mutually antagonistic circle of suspicious and introverted nations that was the European continent in the quite recent past. But it is one thing to think an outcome desirable, quite another to suppose it is possible. It is my contention that a... more...

  • Plato's Political Philosophyby Evangelia Sembou

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.49

    The aim of the book is to introduce the reader to Plato’s political philosophy. The book is directed towards an audience that approaches Plato for the first time.In Plato politics cannot be dissociated from ethics, metaphysics and epistemology. One cannot fully appreciate Plato’s ‘ideal state’ without understanding Plato’s... more...

  • The 60s, A Very Peculiar Historyby David Arscott

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49

    The 60s, A Very Peculiar History' is a nostalgic celebration of those gloriously giddy years. Filled with fascinating trivia and quirky facts about the Swinging Sixties, David Arscott uniquely explores what made the sixties so different and how the decade has influenced the world today. From a timeline of pivotal historical world events to examining... more...

  • Prime Minister Borisby Duncan Brack; Iain Dale

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19

    History resting on a hair?s breadth ? a man dies rather than lives, an election is lost rather than won, one minister is appointed, another dismissed, a coalition is joined, or not. Enter a world of political counterfactuals, twenty-two examinations of things that never happened ? but could have. In this book a collection of distinguished commentators,... more...

  • Virtual History: Alternatives And Counterfactualsby Niall Ferguson

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 22.95

    Speculative history at its best, in which a talented team of historians, led by Niall Ferguson, explore what might have happened if nine momentous events had turned out differently. more...

  • Growing Up In Wartime Southamptonby James Marsh

    The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11

    This is a story spanning some of the most turbulent decades in recent world history. James Marsh was born during the first year of the Second World War and many of his infant years were spent in air-raid shelters outside his home. Bombs rained down from the German Luftwaffe as they tried to destroy the city of Southampton, which has now been James'... more...

  • Young Europeby Hannah Olle

    National Children''s Bureau 2002; US$ 7.50

    This report asks young people what they think of Europe and considers how they can be encouraged to become more active European citizens more...

  • GCSE Modern World History for Edexcelby John Wright; Steve Waugh

    Hodder Education 2011; US$ 22.38

    In-depth support for Unit 1 of Edexcel’s Modern World History specification. more...

  • Freiheit, die ich meineby Christoph Dieckmann

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 17.50

    Hauptbeschreibung Freiheit heißt das Leitwort des Nationalismus wie der Demokratie. Im Namen der Freiheit begann George W. Bush den Irakkrieg und die arabische Jugend ihre Revolution.Christoph Dieckmann, vielfach preisgekrönter Autor der ZEIT, erzählt in seinem neuen Buch vom erhabensten Menschheitsgefühl - und einem vielfach missbrauchten Begriff.... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Dictatorshipsby Paul Brooker

    Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 67.00

    This book presents an analysis and description of the twentieth-century form of dictatorship, the ideological one-party state, largely through sixteen case-studies of notable or representative examples. Part One presents examples of the party type (the party-state regime), Part Two examples of the military type (the military-party regime) and Part... more...