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  • From Hitler to Trujilloby Alfredo F. Vorshirm

    Bitingduck Press 2000; US$ 2.99

    From Hitler to Trujillo is a memoir by a Holocaust survivor Alfredo Vorshirm. His gripping story embodies the Jewish European experience during and after World War II and dramatizes the events that impelled Vorshirm to the Dominican Republic at the height of the Trujillo dictatorship. Living in Belgium rather than Germany, the country of his birth,... more...

  • 1968by Mark Kurlansky

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00

    In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in history. With 1968 , Mark Kurlansky brings to teeming life the cultural and political history of that world-changing year of social upheaval. People think of it as the year... more...

  • Warfare and Society in Europeby Michael S. Neiberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    Warfare and Society in Europe, 1898 to the Present examines warfare in Europe from the Fashoda conflict in modern-day Sudan to the recent war in Iraq. The twentieth century was by far the world's most destructive century with two global wars marking the first half of the century and the constant fear of nuclear annihilation haunting the second half.... more...

  • Britain, France and the Naval Arms Trade in the Baltic, 1919 -1939by Donald Stoker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The strategy of the British and French prior to World War II was to preserve the status quo after the disaster of World War I. Donald Stoker's book examines British and French involvement from 1919 to 1939 in the creation and development of the naval forces of Poland, Finland and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This is an... more...

  • 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...