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  • Personalities, War and Diplomacyby T.G. Otte; C. Pagedas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Combines essays on the "personality dimension" in the 19th and 20th century international history, placing in a proper historical perspective the impact of individual diplomats, politicians and military strategists on foreign policy-making. more...

  • 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 earthfour continents, for example, are included in this volume. Finding the... more...

  • Hitler, Stalin, and Mussoliniby Bruce F. Pauley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82

    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...

  • On This Day in Historyby Graeme Donald

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • Longman Handbook of Twentieth Century Europeby Chris Cook; J. Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The twentieth century was one of constant upheaval across Europe. The continent saw wars, revolutions and the collapse of empires and a range of leading figures from Stolypin and Stalin to Chirac, Schroder and Putin. This book provides a detailed yet wide-ranging guide to the turbulent events of twentieth century Europe. Covering the whole period... more...

  • Programme for Victory (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski; Harold Nicolson; Herbert Read; W. M. Macmillan; Ellen Wilkinson; G. D. H. Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Written two years after the commencement of the Second World War, the chapters in this book succinctly put forward the case for reorganizing the foundations of the social order, by rejecting capitalism and historical equilibrium, both in Europe and further afield in the British Empire, in favour of building a Socialist civilization.   more...

  • Reflections on the Revolution of our Time (Works of Harold J. Laski)by Harold J. Laski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This is Laski?s most important book after A Grammar of Politics . It discusses, on a grand scale, every aspect of American public life. Laski surveys American traditions and the American spirit, political institutions, the entire educational, religious, economic and social scene, America as a world power, and Americanism as a principle of civilisation.... more...

  • Consumed by Warby Richard C. Hall

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Europe endured such incessant political discord throughout the twentieth century that some historians refer to the period's conflicts as the Long War. During the Balkan wars of 1912--1913, regional fighting in southeastern Europe ignited conflict across the continent that continued through both world wars and the Cold War. In Consumed by War: European... more...

  • Politische Streitfragenby Egbert Jahn

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available

    ?Zahlreiche internationale Konflikte rufen Irritationen und Streit über eine angemessene Reaktion auf die weltpolitischen Herausforderungen hervor. Dieses Buch thematisiert den zeitgeschichtlichen Hintergrund weltpolitischer Ordnungsvorstellungen und einige brisante internationale Konflikte. So wird den Gründen für die auffallende und anhaltende Vermehrung... more...

  • An Agenda for the Western Balkansby Nikolaos Papakostas; Nikolaos Pasamitros

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99

    The Western Balkan countries have been both a popular subject matter for diachronic analysis and a 1990s favorite. The significant changes that followed the most recent times of conflict in the region mostly evolve around the process of Europeanization. Despite the plethora of analyses, most approaches to the Western Balkans suffer from theoretical... more...