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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 64.02
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...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 35.00
During World War II, Britain enjoyed spectacular success in the secret war between hostile intelligence services, enabling a substantial and successful expansion of British counter-espionage which continued to grow in the Cold War era. Hugh Trevor-Roper?s experiences working in the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) during the war left a profound impression... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 1.00
With its international perspective and by situating itself ?beyond the market and state,? this volume promises to generate many new insights for readers. Space and territorialization, global integration and statehood, law and international organizations ? these dimensions of the global commons enrich our perspectives on the Cold War, decolonization,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
The twentieth century was one of constant upheaval across Europe. The continent saw wars, revolutions and the collapse of empires and a range of leading figures from Stolypin and Stalin to Chirac, Schroder and Putin. This book provides a detailed yet wide-ranging guide to the turbulent events of twentieth century Europe. Covering the whole period... more...