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- Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99
Long dismissed as a vain and arrogant self-seeker after glory, Charles de Gaulle is revealed in The Paris Game as a transformative figure of the twentieth century whose unflagging determination brings France back from defeat and saves it from the twin threats of Communism and dictatorship more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
Taking a thematic approach, Derek Urwin addresses the major political and economic developments in western Europe since World War II, right up to the present day. The book covers issues and developments in national politics, and the movement towards greater unity in Western Europe and the role of Europe in global politics and in the international economy.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
Crusading as a subject has expanded in recent years to include new fields of enquiry. This book examines how crusading historiography includes new areas and new definitions, focusing on two fundamental issues in current writing: why people went on crusades and what forms the western settlement in the Near East took. Crusading and the Crusader States... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95
This ambitious and wide-ranging study of the European Middle Ages respects the complexity and richness of its subject; always accessible, it is never merely superficial or over-simplistic. Stressing the long-term factors of continuity, evolution and change throughout, David Nicholas discusses the social and economic aspects of medieval civilization,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 48.00
Ranging from studies on Sufism and the Koran to discussion of nineteenth and twentieth-century Arabic literature, these essays on the law and literature of Islamic society illustrate the unique vision of one of the world's great Orientalists. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 165.00
This volume provides the fully edited and annotated diaries of the scholar, soldier and diplomat Harold Temperley (1879-1939), covering his travels in the Balkans, his work for British military intelligence during the First World War, and his role in the Versailles peace conference. As a trained historian, he was aware of the importance of recording... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Muslims and Crusaders supplements and counterbalances the numerous books that tell the story of the crusading period from the European point of view, enabling readers to achieve a broader and more complete perspective on the period. It presents the Crusades from the perspective of those against whom they were waged, the Muslim peoples of the Levant.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book questions the presupposition voiced by many historians and political scientists that political experiences in Europe continue to be interpreted in terms of national history, and that a European community of remembrance still does not exist. By tracing the evolution of specific memory cultures in two successor countries of the Fascist/Nazi... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 56.69
Die Hanse, das Hamburger Bismarck-Denkmal oder die Schlacht von Düppel ? Norddeutschland beherbergt eine Vielzahl von »Erinnerungsorten«, aus deren komplexen Schichtungen sich Identitätsstrukturen in den Bundesländern Niedersachsen, Hamburg, Bremen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern und Schleswig-Holstein zusammensetzen. Die AutorInnen fragen nach den vielschichtigen... more...