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- The History Press 2014; US$ 27.69
This book tells the story of women in the First World War at the front line, under fire, and in combat. Through their diaries, letters and memoirs, meet the women who defied convention and followed their convictions to defend the less fortunate and fight for their country. Follow British Flora Sandes as she joins the Serbian Army and takes up a place... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 8.47
Images of WWI in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of trench warfare, the miles of mud, the shattered earth and the tangled miles of barbed wire. However there was another significant arena of war - the battle for control of the sea. In 1914 at the beginning of the war, Britain?s maritime supremacy had remained unchallenged... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This terrifying alternative reality is actually based on historical facts. The book follows the real course of events up to1 September, including the planning in Britain and Germany, and the aerial war. The fictional story then supposes that the Germans halted their advance in France along the Seine and the Aisne after the fall of Paris and that... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 29.34
Hauptbeschreibung Edgar Feuchtwanger, 1924 in München geboren, Sohn des Verlegers Ludwig und Neffe des Schriftstellers Lion Feuchtwanger, erzählt von seiner Kindheit in Deutschland und seinem Leben in England. Als jüdisches Kind erlebte er den Alltag im Dritten Reich, aber auch die großen Zeitereignisse - Röhmputsch, Annexion Österreichs, Sudetenkrise... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 34.68
In den meisten islamischen Ländern fanden - anders als in Europa - keine gezielten Ermordungen von Jüdinnen und Juden oder Deportationen in Todeslager statt. Dieser Band geht der Frage nach, wie Musliminnen und Muslime als scheinbar "Unbeteiligte" zum Holocaust stehen. Behandelt werden unter anderem die Teilnahme von Muslimen am Holocaustgedenken,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 34.88
How have the Nazi period and the Shoah been presented in history textbooks for secondary schools published since 1950 in Germany, the United Kingdom, French-speaking Belgium and France ? This volume compares their contents by underlining the evolution of this content and the influence of the historic researches as well as the various events which have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Offering a fresh critical perspective on this momentous event, Andrew Shennan examines both the continuities and discontinuities that resulted from the events of 1940. The main focus is on the French experience of the war, but this experience is framed within the larger context of France's - and Europe's - protracted mid-twentieth century crisis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and concise, the book offers a wide-ranging synthesis of key themes and events. Looking ahead to the... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The respected British military historian H. P. Willmott presents the first of a three-volume appraisal of the strategic policies of the countries involved in the Pacific War. Remarkable in its scope and depth of research, his thoughtful analysis covers the whole range of political, economic, military, and naval activity in the Pacific. This first... more...