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  • The Legacies of Totalitarianismby Aviezer Tucker

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This book provides the first political theory of post-Communist Europe, discussing liberty, rights, transitional justice, property, privatization, and rule of law. more...

  • Mau Mau Crucible of Warby Nicholas K. Githuku; Robert M. Maxon; John Lonsdale

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 139.99

    Mau Mau Crucible of War is a study of the social and cultural history of the mentalité of struggle in Kenya, which reached a peak during the Mau Mau War of the 1950s. This struggle continues to resonate in Kenya today through the ongoing demand for a decent standard of living and social justice for all. more...

  • Crossing the Color Lineby Carina E. Ray

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    A boundary-pushing examination of interracial relations in the colonial and anticolonial contexts. more...

  • Farming, Fighting and Familyby Miranda McCormick; Max Hastings

    The History Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    The Wiltshire farmer/author/broadcaster Arthur (A.G.) Street was one of the leading voices of British agriculture during WW2. His daughter Pamela - herself an aspiring writer - was eighteen when war broke out. Her contributions to the war effort included working on her father's farm, nursing in the local military hospital, and serving in the ATS. Her... more...

  • The Church of England and the Home Front, 1914-1918by Robert Beaken; Terry Waite CBE

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    Challenges the tired orthodoxy that the Church of England had a bad First World War. more...

  • I Heard My Country Callingby Sue Elliott

    The History Press 2015; US$ 27.69

    After a tragic childhood among the Great War cemeteries of Flanders fields, a troubled young woman searches for love and meaning in war-ravaged Europe. Elaine Madden's quest takes her from occupied Belgium through the chaos of Dunkirk, where she flees disguised as a British soldier, into the London Blitz, where she finally begins to discover herself.... more...

  • Agincourt 1415by Anne Curry

    The History Press 2015; US$ 26.24

    As night fell in Picardy on Thursday 24 October 1415, Henry V and his English troops, worn down by their long march after the taking of Harfleur and diminished by the dysentery they had suffered there, can little have dreamt that the battle of the next day would give them one of the most complete victories ever won. Anne Curry's startling new history... more...

  • Nelson Mandelaby Colin Bundy

    The History Press 2015; US$ 10.19

    Nelson Mandela's place in history is secure: he was one of the best known prisoners in the world even before his election as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa; secondly, he became a global icon, an elder statesman, with a degree of moral authority matched by very few. Coming to terms with a dizzying sequence of roles, this biography... more...

  • Henry V's Navyby Ian Friel

    The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17

    In 1415, Henry V's English invasion force was carried across the Channel by 1500 ships and boats, eventually to fight at Agincourt. Henry V built the Jesus, the first ship of 1000 tons, followed by the Grace Dieu of 1400 tons. Why didn't the French stop him at sea? Henry V (1413-1422) conquered Normandy and forced the French king to accept him as heir... more...

  • From Gaza to Jerusalemby Stuart Hadaway

    The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17

    The 1917 Palestine campaign saw Britain's Armed forces rise from defeat to achieve stunning victory. After two failed attacks on Gaza using tactics employed on the Western Front, a new commander was appointed. General Allenby reinvigorated the Army and led it to stunning success in the Third Battle of Gaza. This offensive would see an innovative use... more...