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  • Media Politics in Chinaby Maria Repnikova

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    Repnikova offers an innovative analysis of the media oversight role in China by examining how a volatile partnership is sustained between critical journalists and the state. more...

  • Cassel and Hazebrouck 1940by Jerry Murland

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 12.57

    This is the first detailed account of the rearguard action that took place between 25 and 29 May 1940 at Cassel and Hazebrouck on the western perimeter of the Dunkirk Corridor. By 25 May the decision to evacuate the BEF via Dunkirk had already been taken, Lord Gort, commanding the BEF in France, had given instructions to Lieutenant General Sir Ronald... more...

  • Panzer IIIby Anthony Tucker-Jones

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 12.57

    The Panzerkampfwagen III Panzer III was one of the German army's principal tanks of the Second World War, yet its history is often overlooked in comparison to its more famous successors the Panzer IV, Panther and Tiger. Anthony Tucker-Jones, in this volume in the Images of War series, provides a visual account of the tank in over 150 wartime photographs... more...

  • Star-Spangled Spitfiresby Tony Holmes

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 12.57

    Through the medium of period photography, Star-Spangled Spitfires chronicles the combat operations of the USAAF units equipped with the iconic Supermarine fighter whilst employed in both the European and Mediterranean theaters of war, from the summer of 1942 right up to the end of the conflict. Only a handful of British combat aircraft wore the stars... more...

  • Communications and British Operations on the Western Front, 1914?1918by Brian N. Hall

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    This book reveals the impact of communications on the military operations of the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War. more...

  • Women in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn; Tanya Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.93

    The First World War was fought on two fronts. In a military sense it was fought on the battlefields throughout Europe, the Gallipoli peninsular and other such theaters of war, but on the Home Front it was the arduous efforts of women that kept the country running. Before the war women in the workplace were employed in such jobs as domestic service,... more...

  • Post-War Childhoodby Simon Webb

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.67

    Many British baby boomers are very nostalgic about a supposed golden age; a vanished world when children were generally freer, happier and healthier than they are now. They wandered about all day; only returning home at teatime when they were hungry. Nobody worried about health and safety or 'stranger danger' in those days and no serious harm ever... more...

  • Investigating Organised Crime and War Crimesby Anthony Nott

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 21.88

    Tony Nott retired from the Dorset Police in 2002 at the rank of superintendent. He had spent most of his service as a detective, and had been involved in the investigation of a number of murder cases and other serious crimes.In 2000 he led the British forensic team on exhumations in Kosovo and describes the horror and brutality carried out by Serb... more...

  • The Napoleon Optionsby Jonathan North

    Frontline Books 2017; US$ 21.88

    This compelling alternate history, brilliantly written by fourteen leading international authors, presents the great maybes of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars The Napoleon Options focuses on some of the pivotal episodes of these catastrophic wars, giving them a resounding twist, and explores in detail an alternative sequence of historical events.... more...

  • Daily Life in the Abyssby Vahé Tachjian

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    Historical research into the Armenian Genocide has grown tremendously in recent years, but much of it has focused on large-scale questions related to Ottoman policy or the scope of the killing. Consequently, surprisingly little is known about the actual experiences of the genocide's victims.  Daily Life in the Abyss  illuminates this aspect through... more...