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20th century

  • Essays on Twentieth-Century Historyby Michael Adas

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    In the sub-field of world history, there has been a surprising paucity of thinking and writing about how to approach and conceptualize the long twentieth century from the 1870s through the early 2000s. The historiographic essays collected in Essays on Twentieth Century History will go a long way to filling that lacuna.   Each contribution... more...

  • Europe's Third Worldby Derek H. Aldcroft

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95

    Economic historians have perennially addressed the intriguing question of comparative development, asking why some countries develop much faster and further than others. Focusing primarily on Europe between 1914 and 1939, this volume explores the development of thirteen countries that could be considered "economically backwards" during this... more...

  • Geschichte Europas im 20. Jahrhundertby Helmut Altrichter; Walther L. Bernecker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2004; US$ 32.39

    Der Band berichtet von der wechselvollen politischen Geschichte Europas im 20. Jahrhundert. Er skizziert den Zustand nach der Jahrhundertwende, als sich der Kontinent am Ende des "langen 19. Jahrhunderts" auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Macht befand; er schildert die konfliktreiche Zwischenkriegszeit, das Scheitern der parlamentarischen Demokratien,... more...

  • Kriege ohne Grenzenby Nadine Ansorg

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    ¿In den letzten Jahrzehnten ist ein Wandel im Kriegsgeschehen zu verzeichnen, der sich auch auf die Kriegsforschung auswirkt.Prozesse der staatlichen Entgrenzung und Denationalisierung führten zu neuen Formen der Kriegsführung. Damit verbunden sind auch eine Regionalisierung und Transnationalisierung von Krieg und die Entstehung von... more...

  • The 60s, A Very Peculiar Historyby David Arscott

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49

    The 60s, A Very Peculiar History' is a nostalgic celebration of those gloriously giddy years. Filled with fascinating trivia and quirky facts about the Swinging Sixties, David Arscott uniquely explores what made the sixties so different and how the decade has influenced the world today. From a timeline of pivotal historical world events to examining... more...

  • Alterität und Identität im Libanon: Eine Generation zwischen Bürgerkrieg und arabischem Frühlingby Sabine Monika Bauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 46.28

    Im Jahr 2011 veränderte sich die Alltagswelt von Millionen von Menschen. Despoten wurden gestürzt, Regime in Frage gestellt und dem angestauten Unmut Luft gemacht. Das Land im Herzen des Nahen Ostens wird jedoch eher selten im Zusammenhang mit dem arabischen Frühling erwähnt: Der Libanon. Dennoch kam es auch in dem kleinen Staat an der Levante zu Demonstrationen... 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. more...

  • Memory, Trauma and World Politicsby Dr Duncan Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 31.00

    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...

  • The Great Powers (Routledge Revivals)by Max Beloff

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This re-issued work, first published in 1959, is a collection of essays by British historian Max Beloff, designed to help us to understand and interpret the political problems of the twentieth century. The essays are divided into three key areas: the challenges and limitations of interpretation from a historian's perspective, the appropriate scale... more...

  • Exile Armiesby Matthew Bennett; Paul Latawski

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 117.00

    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...