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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • The Historiesby Herodotus; Robin Waterfield; Carolyn Dewald

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01

    Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars, his curiosity also prompts frequent digression on the cultures of the peoples he introduces. While much of the information he gives has proved to be astonishingly accurate,... more...

  • El caso Mata-Hariby Lionel Dumarcet

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2013; US$ 1.89

    Nacida en los Países Bajos, Margaretha Zelle se casó siendo muy joven con un oficial de las Indias holandesas, al que siguió poco después a las colonias. La estancia en Indonesia la dejó marcada y resaltó su sensualidad; cuando regresó a Europa, se inventó un pasado de bailarina oriental y decidió ejercer su arte en París. Así, se convirtió en la estrella... more...

  • Deutschland und die Reparation 1918/1919by Peter Krüger

    De Gruyter 1973; US$ 35.00

    Die Behandlung des Reparationsproblems in Versailles schuf eine Weichenstellung von ausschlaggebender Bedeutung für die europäische Geschichte der zwanziger Jahre. Unbekannt blieb bisher, wie die Reichsregierung an diese Problem herausging, wie sie ihre Verhandlungspositionen für die finanziellen und wirtschaftlichen Friedensfragen aufbaute. Dieser... more...

  • When the AK-47s Fall Silentby Timothy C. Brown

    Hoover Institution Press 2000; US$ 19.95

    The majority of Latin American revolutionaries and guerrillas have now laid down their weapons and opted to participate in that region's democratic processes. What brought about this transformation? When the AK-47s Fall Silent  brings together for the first time many of these former Latin revolutionaries from both sides of the conflicts?who tell their... more...

  • Willy H. Schliekerby Richard H. Tilly

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 82.39

    Willy H. Schlieker gilt als eine der schillerndsten Unternehmerpersönlichkeiten der deutschen Nachkriegszeit. Geboren 1914 als Sohn eines Hamburger Werftarbeiters, hat er die entscheidenden Schritte seines sozialen Aufstiegs in der NS-Zeit genommen. Schon in der Aufrüstungsphase gegen Ende der 1930er Jahre etablierte er sich im Eisen-... more...

  • World War I and the Roaring Twenties 1914-1928by Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    In 1914, the assassination of Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand became the catalyst for a great war that swept over the world. Anxious Americans watched as the conflict widened and eventually engulfed their nation. President Woodrow Wilson believed a war would "make the world safe for democracy." When World War I ended, Wilson struggled... more...

  • The Long Week-End 1897-1919by Wilfred R. Bion

    Karnac Books 1982; US$ 44.95

    The Long Week-End is a reminiscence of the first twenty-one years of Wilfred Bion's life: eight years of childhood in India, ten years at public school in England, and three years in the army.INDIA: 'Intense light; intense black; nothing between; no twighlight. Harsh sun and silence; black night and violent noise. Frogs croaking, birds hammering tin... more...

  • The Making of Billy Bishopby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn Press 2002; US$ 13.99

    This explosive biography exposes the myth of Canadian war pilot Billy Bishop. more...

  • Year of the Locustby Salim Tamari; Ihsan Salih Turjman

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    Year of the Locust captures in page-turning detail the end of the Ottoman world and a pivotal moment in Palestinian history. In the diaries of Ihsan Hasan al-Turjman (1893?1917), the first ordinary recruit to describe World War I from the Arab side, we follow the misadventures of an Ottoman soldier stationed in Jerusalem. There he occupied himself... more...

  • For Home and Countryby Celia M. Kingsbury

    UNP - Nebraska 2010; US$ 45.00

    World War I prompted the first massive organized propaganda campaign of the twentieth century. Posters, pamphlets, and other media spread fear about the ?Hun,? who was often depicted threatening American families in their homes, while additional campaigns encouraged Americans and their allies to support the war effort. With most men actively involved... more...