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- Basic Books 2015; US$ 32.00
When the Great War ended in 1918, the West was broken. Religious faith, patriotism, and the belief in human progress had all been called into question by the mass carnage experienced by both sides. Shell shocked and traumatized, the West faced a world it no longer recognized: the old order had collapsed, replaced by an age of machines. The world... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95
Lynn Meskell is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Archaeology Center at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford in 2005 she was Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. She is Honorary Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Some of her recent books and edited collections include Cosmopolitan Archaeologies... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
The First World War claimed 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Bradford offers an intimate portrait of the city and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Europe endured such incessant political discord throughout the twentieth century that some historians refer to the period's conflicts as the Long War. During the Balkan wars of 1912--1913, regional fighting in southeastern Europe ignited conflict across the continent that continued through both world wars and the Cold War. In Consumed by War: European... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Focusing on three of the defining moments of the twentieth century - the end of the two World Wars and the collapse of the Iron Curtain - this volume presents a rich, interdisciplinary collection of authoritative essays, covering a wide range of thematic, regional and methodological perspectives. By re-examining these traumatic years it illuminates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible and seamless account of the history of international relations in the last century,... more...
- UPA 2014; US$ 36.99
List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1 : Howard Baker and Leadership in the United States Senate Chapter 2 : Defining Terms and Approaches to Analyzing Roll Calls Chapter 3 : Modeling Baker?s Leadership in the Senate Chapter 4 : Howard Baker in the 95 th Congress: Leading through Cooperation Chapter... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 108.95
Die ?WBG Weltgeschichte? betrachtet ? im Gegensatz zu bisherigen weltgeschichtlichen Darstellungen ? die gesamte Menschheitsgeschichte erstmals unter dem Aspekt der globalen Zusammenhänge und Abhängigkeiten und bietet so einen modernen und zeitgemäßen Gesamtüberblick. Wer etwas über die Geschichte der Menschen auf dem Planeten Erde unter Berücksichtigung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Written two years after the commencement of the Second World War, the chapters in this book succinctly put forward the case for reorganizing the foundations of the social order, by rejecting capitalism and historical equilibrium, both in Europe and further afield in the British Empire, in favour of building a Socialist civilization. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This is Laski?s most important book after A Grammar of Politics . It discusses, on a grand scale, every aspect of American public life. Laski surveys American traditions and the American spirit, political institutions, the entire educational, religious, economic and social scene, America as a world power, and Americanism as a principle of civilisation.... more...