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  • Education and the Second World Warby Roy Lowe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This was the first book which globally surveyed the impact of the Second World War on schooling. It offers fascinating comparisons of the impact of total war, both in terms of physical disruption and its effects on the ideology of schooling. By analysing the effects on the education systems of each of the participant nations the contributors throw... more...

  • Maltaby Denis Barnham

    Grub Street Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Malta in the summer of 1942, a Malta wide open to air attack from the Germans and Italians and defended by a handful of Spitfires and a few anti-aircraft guns. Denis Barnham, a young and inexperienced flight lieutenant, spent ten hectic weeks on this indomitable island; he left a well-ordered English aerodrome for the chaos and disillusionment of Luqa.... more...

  • Fritz and Tommyby Peter Doyle; Robin Schäfer; Al Murray

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    Fritz and Tommy takes a unique look at the experiences of the German soldier - in direct comparison with those of his British counterpart. While other books plot out the battles and examine the participation of the German divisions on the Westfront, there are no books that discuss the shared experience of both sides. Uniquely, Fritz and Tommy examines... more...

  • Western Anti-Communism and the Interdoc Networkby Giles Scott-Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 110.00

    Interdoc was established in 1963 by Western intelligence services as a multinational effort to coordinate an anti-communist offensive. Drawing on exclusive sources and the memories of its participants, this book charts Interdoc's campaign, the people and ideas that lay behind it and the rise and fall of this remarkable network during the Cold War. more...

  • Frieden oder Pazifismus?by Carl Schmitt; Günter Maschke

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 83.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Carl Schmitt war ein Denker konkreter Situationen. Angesichts der Literatur zu seiner Bedeutung als Kulturkritiker, Geschichtsphilosoph oder homme de lettres wird oft vergessen, daß er in erster Linie der Betrachter der höchst handgreiflichen Politik seiner Zeit und ihrer ideologischen Verschleierungen war. Doch erst in Bonn, wo... more...

  • History and the Social Webby August C. Krey

    University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 67.50

    In this volume of 12 essays a distinguished historian demonstrates that the roots and branches of history form a continuous social web, that the events and societies of pasts eras and modern times form a complex and interlocking pattern when seen as a whole, and that a knowledge of history has a profound application to the problems and pleasures of... more...

  • Ten Great Events in Historyby James Johonnot

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 9.95

    Patriotism, or love of country, is one of the tests of nobility of character. No great man ever lived that was not a patriot in the highest and truest sense. From the earliest times, the sentiment of patriotism has been aroused in the hearts of men by the narrative of heroic deeds inspired by love of country and love of liberty. This truth furnishes... more...

  • Dictionary of Historic Documentsby George Childs Kohn

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 102.00

    Praise for the previous edition: This book represents ready reference at its best. Recommended for all libraries. , Library Journal The perfect across-the-curriculum resource for teachers and students who dash into the library for a quick reference. Highly recommended. , The Book Report Still the only reference of its kind more...

  • Widerstand oder Kollaboration?by Jozef Pavol

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    "Mein ganzes Leben lang habe ich dem Naturgesetzt gedient, und daher betrachte ich mich als Märtyrer dieses göttlichen Gesetzes". (Dr. Jozef Tiso, Priester und Staatsoberhaupt der Slowakei, gest. 1947). Mit seinem Buch reagiert der Autor auf eine heute existierende Kontroverse in der slowakischen Gesellschaft, im kirchlichen Milieu und in der Geschichtswissenschaft.... more...

  • Zwangsvereinigung oder freiwilliger Zusammenschluss?by Jörg Klitscher

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Seit ihrer Gründung 1946 war stets umstritten, ob die Bildung der SED ein freiwilliger Zusammenschluss von Sozialdemokraten und Kommunisten in der Sowjetischen Besatzungszone war, oder eine "Zwangsvereinigung". Sollte die historische Konsequenz aus der Spaltung der Arbeiterbewegung in der Weimarer Republik gezogen werden oder war kommunistisches Machtkalkül... more...