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  • Naval Mutinies of the Twentieth Centuryby Christopher Bell; Bruce Elleman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This volume brings together a set of scholarly, readable and up-to-date essays covering the most significant naval mutinies of the 20th century, including Russia (1905), Brazil (1910), Austria (1918), Germany (1918), France (1918-19), Great Britain (1931), Chile (1931), the United States (1944), India (1946), China (1949), Australia, and Canada (1949).... more...

  • Royal Babylonby Karl Shaw

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 15.99

    An uproarious, eye-opening history of Europe's notorious royal houses that leaves no throne unturned and will make you glad you live in a democracy. Do you want to know which queen has the unique distinction of being the only known royal kleptomaniac? Or which empress kept her dirty underwear under lock and key? Or which czar, upon discovering his... more...

  • The Democratic Peace and Territorial Conflict in the Twentieth Centuryby Paul K. Huth; Todd L. Allee

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 41.00

    An original challenge to the foundations of the democratic peace literature. more...

  • Exile Armiesby Matthew Bennett; Paul Latawski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00

    Operating from outside their homelands, exile armies have been an understudied phenomenon in history and international politics. From avoiding the fate of being a mere tool for a patron power to facing issues regarding their military efficacy and political legitimacy, exiled armies have found their journey home a tortuous one. This collection of essays... more...

  • Civil Wars of the World: Major Conflicts since World War II [2 volumes]by Karl DeRouen; Uk Heo

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 191.00

    At a time when historians are devoting more and more research to conflicts within nations, Civil Wars of the World: Major Conflicts since World War II is an invaluable addition to the available resources. In two volumes, it ranges around the globe to cover the most volatile and deadly civil wars of the past 60 years, including the bloody impasses... more...

  • Memory, Trauma and World Politicsby Dr Duncan Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 33.00

    Memory, Trauma and World Politics focuses on the effect that the memory of traumatic episodes (especially war and genocide) has on shaping contemporary political identities. Theoretically sophisticated and empirically rich, this book is an incisive treatment of the ways in which the study of social memory can inform global politics analysis. more...

  • Peculiar Liaisons in War, Espionage, and Terrorism of the Twentieth Centuryby John Craig

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Presenting famous and infamous individuals and events that have shaped the current Western civilization, this book illustrates how America has arrived at our present dilemma of a unique “war on terror.”John Craig details the unusual and often profound con more...

  • In Europeby Geert Mak

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.00

    From the First World War to the waning days of the Cold War, a poignant exploration on what it means to be European at the end of the twentieth-century. Geert Mak crisscrosses Europe from Verdun to Berlin, Saint Petersburg to Srebrenica in search of evidence and witnesses of the last hundred years of Europe. Using his skills as an acclaimed journalist,... more...

  • Political Economy and Grand Strategyby Mark R. Brawley

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines traditional balance of power theory from a political-economic perspective, using historical examples, to draw out distinctions between the liberal and realist approach and how this affects grand strategy. The realist view of the balance of power theory includes implicit assumptions that economic assets can be turned quickly into... more...

  • World News Digest Yearbook 2007by Facts on File News Services

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 144.00

    Presents a permanent archive of key events and trends that can stand as a historical record of the past year. This title includes the "Annual Index". It also features handy cross-references that point researchers directly from one week's news story to exactly the background they need in earlier issues. more...