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- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
The abandoned Mary Celeste is mysteriously found drifting in the mid-Atlantic; Mozart is buried in an unmarked communal grave; and Prohibition in America is brought to an end. Although separated by centuries, these events all share the same anniversary: 5 December. On This Day in History looks back at all 365 days of the year and provides short, riveting... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 56.65
Helga Schultz erzählt in diesem Band Geschichten von Gelehrten und Eiferern, Abtrünnigen und Märtyrern des Sozialismus: von Karl Kautsky, dem Lehrer der europäischen Sozialdemokratie, den Lenin zum Renegaten stempelte; von George Bernard Shaw, der nur Dramatiker wurde, weil er Sozialist war; von Jean Jaurès, der als Friedensapostel am Vorabend des... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe, Martin Blinkhorn turns to the problem-torn Europe of 1919 to 1939 in order to explain why fascism emerged and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
In the early twentieth century brutal nation-states such as Mussolini?s Italy, Stalin?s Russia and Hitler?s Germany came to the fore and the twin evils of dictatorship and war ensured the rapid destruction of liberal democracy, market economics and the international order. In contrast, the latter half was concerned with re-thinking and re-shaping... more...
- Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 9.99
The vivid, suspenseful history books for which Adam Hochschild has become well known are only a portion of his work. All his life he has also been writing shorter pieces: about the writers he loves, about his unusual life story, and about his travels to far corners of the earth—four continents, for example, are included in this volume. Finding the... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95
The fourth edition of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century presents an innovative comparison of the origins, development, and demise of the three forms of totalitarianism that emerged in twentieth-century Europe. Represents the only book that systematically compares all three infamous dictators of the twentieth... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
Why was there such a far-reaching consensus concerning the utopian goal of national homogeneity in the first half of the twentieth century? Ethnic cleansing is analyzed here as a result of the formation of democratic nation-states, the international order based on them, and European modernity in general. Almost all mass-scale population removals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
Combines essays on the "personality dimension" in the 19th and 20th century international history, placing in a proper historical perspective the impact of individual diplomats, politicians and military strategists on foreign policy-making. more...