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  • The Great Powers (Routledge Revivals)by Max Beloff

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This re-issued work, first published in 1959, is a collection of essays by British historian Max Beloff, designed to help us to understand and interpret the political problems of the twentieth century. The essays are divided into three key areas: the challenges and limitations of interpretation from a historian's perspective, the appropriate scale... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Modern Worldby William R. Keylor

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 300.00

    Covering the beginnings of the 20th century up to the present day with great detail and depth, more than 8,000 entries contain comprehensive information unavailable in any other similar volume. This highly detailed encyclopedia spans the full extent of world history since 1900, including world leaders, diplomacy, conflicts, government, explorers, inventions,... more...

  • World News Digest Yearbook 2009by Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 144.00


  • Twentieth Century History For Dummiesby Seán Lang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    The 20 th Century brought revolutionary changes to our world and our lives: the human population of the world tripled, space travel became reality, two world wars and a host of other conflicts were fought, and huge advances in science, technology and communication resulted in the globalised world we know today. Enormous steps were made in wiping... more...

  • A Wiser Politicsby Jean Hardy

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 13.99

    This book explores how a radically revised view of the nature of the person can be linked more intelligently to the political system, and how both require an awareness that we live in a mysterious and awesome universe. more...

  • The Anglosphereby Srdjan Vucetic

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    The Anglosphere refers to a community of English-speaking states, nations, and societies centered on Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, which has profoundly influenced the direction of world history and fascinated countless observers. This book argues that the origins of the Anglosphere are racial. Drawing... more...

  • The Shortest History of Europeby John Hirst

    Old Street Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74

    A wise, illuminating little book' Sydney Morning Herald 'An entertaining, learned piece of historical compression' The Age 'Great stuff . . . the book as a whole is constantly thought-provoking' Courier Mail 'Beautifully and sparely constructed, yet rich in fact, feeling and detail -- sweeping, challenging and funny' James Button 'The balance of analysis... more...

  • Mutby Franz Hölzl; Nadja Raslan

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2012; US$ 4.22

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version on 2012-04-20T10:48:05 --><p>Mut ist nicht gleich Waghalsigkeit. Mut ist vielmehr die Fähigkeit zu selbstbestimmtem, verantwortlichem Handeln, um Ziele zu erreichen, die Ihnen wichtig sind. Dieser TaschenGuide hilft Ihnen, Mut zu gewinnen, um Hindernisse zu beseitigen und Ihr eigenes Leben in... more...

  • A Grand Illusion?by Tony Judt

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 19.55

    ?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 truly... 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...