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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 15.91

    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...

  • Streetlifeby Leif Jerram

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    The twentieth century in Europe was an urban century: it was shaped by life in, and the view from, the street. Women were not liberated in legislatures, but liberated themselves in factories, homes, nightclubs, and shops. Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini made themselves powerful by making cities ungovernable with riots rampaging through streets, bars occupied... more...

  • Volksrichter in der SBZ/DDR 1945 bis 1952by Hermann Wentker

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1997; US$ 35.00

    In der sowjetischen Besatzungszone traten seit 1946 Volksrichter zunehmend an die Stelle der zahlreichen Richter und Staatsanwälte, die im Zuge der Entnazifizierung aus der Justiz entfernt worden waren. Dieser Elitenaustausch bildete ein zentrales Mittel zur Transformierung des Justizwesens in der entstehenden DDR. Bisher weitgehend unbekannte Quellen... more...

  • Economic Crisis in Europe and the Balkansby Anastasios Karasavvoglou; Persefoni Polychronidou

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The economies of the European countries are still in recession, the development process is at a standstill, companies are facing financial difficulties, and the EU’s monetary policy is tight and focused on lowering inflation. The fiscal problems and high debt levels of the northern European countries are of great importance, and they are the consequences... more...

  • CDS Spreads in European Periphery - Some Technical Issues to Considerby Manmohan Singh; Mohsan Bilal

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    This paper looks at some technical issues when using CDS data, and if these are incorporated, the analysis or regression results are likely to benefit. The paper endorses the use of stochastic recovery in CDS models when estimating probability of default (PD) and suggests that stochastic recovery may be a better harbinger of distress signals than fixed... more...