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  • We Were Thereby Robert Fox

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 13.31

    What was it like to be there at the very moment when great events took place; when great figures strode onto the world stage; when the wonderful, the terrible, the diverting and the just plain curious happened? In this acclaimed collection of eyewitness reportage, Robert Fox brings together accounts from soldiers, journalists, poets, scientists,... more...

  • Conversations with Powerby Brian Michael Till

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 15.99

    Fresh out of college, and frustrated with own generation?s political apathy, Brian Till set out to interview the former world leaders he most admired. To his surprise, they were eager to talk, and he soon found himself discussing everything from energy to terrorism to nuclear disarmament with the greatest leaders of the last twenty-five years.... more...

  • Ritueel burgerschapby Oskar Verkaaik

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    Nederland is in de ban van cultuur. Meer dan ooit worden culturele verschillen tussen bevolkingsgroepen benadrukt. Maar een diepgravende antropologische analyse van wat er in Nederland gaande is, ontbreekt tot dusver. Dit boek vult dat gat.Ritueel burgerschap is deels een etnografie van gemeentelijke inburgeringsrituelen. Hoe ziet dat geritualiseerde... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Modern Battlesby Jon E. Lewis

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 5.82

    From the start of the 20th century to the most recent major offensives, here are fifty accounts of the battles that made the modern world, described in superb detail by historians and writers including John Keegan, Alan Clark, John Strawson, Charles Mey, John Pimlott, and John Laffin. All the major conflicts are covered, from two world wars, through... more...

  • Victorious Insurgenciesby Anthony Joes

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00

    Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in which the success of the insurgents permanently altered the global political arena: the Maoists in China against Chiang Kai-shek... more...

  • Auf dem Weg nach Europaby Irene Dingel; Matthias Schnettger

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 58.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Europa ist in der öffentlichen Diskussion präsent wie nie zuvor. Dabei schwingt immer auch die Frage mit, was dieses Europa denn eigentlich sei. Auch die Geschichtswissenschaft hat sich des Themas Europa in den vergangenen Jahren verstärkt angenommen, doch die Forschung zu den einzelnen europäischen Ländern ist einer integrativen... more...

  • Beating Goliathby Jeffrey Record

    Potomac Books Inc. 2007; US$ 17.95

    An urgently needed analysis of why great powers lose asymmetrical wars more...

  • The Vertigo Yearsby Philipp Blom

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    The old order gives way to the new in a vast panoramic history of Europe on the brink of the Great War. more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Cold War and the Americas 1945-1981by Viv Sanders

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 22.38

    This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. more...

  • A Piece of the Pieby Tim Cohen

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 14.58

    Nationalisation: Swear word for some, cure-all for others both within and outside the ruling party. Tim Cohen, a senior journalist with many years experience in both political and business reporting, traces the emergence of calls for nationalisation in South African politics. It is a subject which has become the most fiercely argued and passionate... more...