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  • 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...

  • Twentieth-Century Europeby Michael D. Richards; Paul R. Waibel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History presents readers with a concise and accessible survey of the most significant themes and political events that shaped European history in the 20th and 21st centuries. Features updates that include a new chapter that reviews major political and economic trends since 1989 and an extensively revised chapter... more...

  • World War I for Kidsby R. Kent Rasmussen

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    An educational and interactive children?s guide to the Great War   In time for the 2014 centennial of the start of the Great War, this activity book provides an intriguing and comprehensive look at World War I, which involved all of the world?s superpowers during a time of great technological and societal change. Emphasizing connections among... more...

  • What Happened Whereby Chris Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    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 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...

  • Longman Handbook of Twentieth Century Europeby Chris Cook; John 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...