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  • Waterloo Generalby John Morewood

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    At the Battle of Waterloo Sir William Ponsonby, a man who the Duke of Wellington stated had ‘rendered very brilliant and important services and was an ornament to his profession’, was killed by French lancers after leading the Union Brigade (the three Dragoon Regiments of the Royals, Iniskillings and Scots Greys) in a charge that wrecked... more...

  • Glitch Art in Theory and Practiceby Michael Betancourt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 24.95

    Glitch Art in Theory and Practice: Critical Failures and Post-Digital Aesthetics explores the concept of "glitch" alongside contemporary digital political economy to develop a general theory of critical media using glitch as a case study and model, focusing specifically on examples of digital art and aesthetics. While prior literature on glitch... more...

  • The Somme 1916by Ed Skelding

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The Walking the Western Front series started in 2012 with the release of two films on the Ypres Salient. Directed by acclaimed film maker Ed Skelding with guest historian Nigel Cave, the series of films offered a detailed tour of the battlefields, explori more...

  • Hitler?s Home Frontby Don A Gregory; Wilhelm R Gehlen

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 19.47

    Twelve years of rule by Hitler and the Nazi Party could have made Germany a third world country after the end of the war, and according to some highly placed Allied officials of the time; that would not have been such a bad idea. Whatever treatment the Allies had in mind for the Germans could not have been much worse than the conditions already in... more...

  • Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and the Petersburg Campaignby Dennis Rasbach

    Savas Beatie 2016; US$ 16.69

    Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain earned the sobriquet “Lion of the Round Top” for his tactical brilliance leading his 20th Maine Infantry on the rocky wooded slopes of Little Round Top at on the evening of July 2, 1863. Promoted to brigade command, he was presumed mortally wounded during an assault at Petersburg on June 18, 1864, and bestowed... more...

  • SOE's Mastermindby Brian Lett

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    For those with even a passing interest in the Second World War, the name Colin Gubbins is synonymous with the Special Operations Executive (SOE). This is not surprising as from its creation in late 1940 at Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s command ‘to set Europe ablaze’, Gubbins was the driving force behind SOE. Over the next... more...

  • Far and Awayby Andrew Solomon

    Random House 2016; US$ 36.65

    In 1991 Andrew Solomon faced down tanks in Moscow with a band of Russian artists protesting the August coup. We find him on the quest for a rare bird in Zambia in 1998, and in Greenland in 2001 researching widespread depression among the Inuit. In 2002 he was in Afghanistan for the fall of the Taliban. He was brought in for questioning in Qaddafi?s... more...

  • Rethinking Journalism Againby Chris Peters; Marcel Broersma

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    It?s easy to make a rhetorical case for the value of journalism. Because, it is a necessary precondition for democracy; it speaks to the people and for the people; it informs citizens and enables them to make rational decisions; it functions as their watchdog on government and other powers that be. But does rehashing such familiar rationales bring... more...

  • SASby Ben MacIntyre

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 35.24

    From the secret SAS archives, and acclaimed author Ben Macintyre: the first ever authorized history of the SAS 'Impeccably researched, superbly told - by far the best book on the SAS in World War II' - Antony Beevor In the summer of 1941, at the height of the war in the Western Desert, a bored and eccentric young officer, David Stirling,... more...

  • SA80 Assault Riflesby Neil Grant; Peter Dennis; Alan Gilliland

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    Now the standard weapon for British soldiers across the globe, the SA80's early years were surrounded in controversy after a series of dismal performances. It was prone to jamming in desert conditions, had several flimsy parts that would often break after repeated use and had an incredibly sensitive magazine catch. When these issues came to light the... more...