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- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 84.50
While a great deal of postcolonial criticism has examined how the processes of hybridity, mestizaje, creolization, and syncretism impact African diasporic literature, Oakley employs the heuristic of the commonplace to recast our sense of the politics of such literature. Her analysis of commonplace poetics reveals that postcolonial poetic... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Though primarily remembered today as a novelist and playwright, British author E.F. Benson was also an insightful historian and critic who published several volumes of analysis pertaining to the emergence of Europe and its cultural, political, and economic legacy. Crescent and Iron Cross is a fascinating history of Turkey and its role as the crossroads... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Readers who appreciate top-notch chronicles of battlefield conflict won't be able to put Fighting in Flanders down. American journalist E. Alexander Powell had decades of front-line reporting experience before traveling to Belgium to get a closer look at the emerging conflict. He put his experience to good use reporting on the new military technologies... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 18.99
The Second World War is a compact but comprehensive and absorbing history of the war. It examines the causes of the war, how it was won and lost, and its far-reaching consequences for humanity. In tracing the key events of both the European and the Far Eastern wars, R. A. C. Parker outlines clearly the strategies of the participants, the economies... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99
Between 1939 and 1945, the British public was spellbound by the martial endeavours and dashing style of the young men of the RAF, especially those with silvery fabric wings sewn above the breast pocket of their glamorous slate-blue uniform. Martin Francis provides the first scholarly study of the place of 'the flyer' in British culture during... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 52.61
Im Juli 1956 verstaatlichte der ägyptische Staatspräsident Nasser den Suezkanal und stürzte damit den Nahen Osten und auch die NATO in eine der schwersten Krisen der 1950er Jahre. Obwohl der Suezkanal außerhalb des eigentlichen NATO-Vertragsgebietes lag, war er zentral für die Ölversorgung Westeuropas. Die »großen Drei« der NATO, Großbritannien und... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 34.72
How have the Nazi period and the Shoah been presented in history textbooks for secondary schools published since 1950 in Germany, the United Kingdom, French-speaking Belgium and France ? This volume compares their contents by underlining the evolution of this content and the influence of the historic researches as well as the various events which have... more...