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  • Allianzpolitik in der Suezkrise 1956by Thomas Freiberger

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 65.00

    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...

  • Enseigner le nazisme et la Shoah. Une étude comparée des manuels scolaires en Europeby Bertrand Lécureur

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 34.88

    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...

  • A Hilltop on the Marneby Mildred Aldrich

    Hesperus Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    A unique civilian's eye-view of World War I, depicting, through heartfelt letters from an American woman, a fascinating before and after picture of a French community in disarray What looked impossible is evidently coming to pass . . . I silently returned to my garden and sat down. War again! This time war was close by?not war about which one... more...

  • The Fall of France 1940by Andrew Shennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Offering a fresh critical perspective on this momentous event, Andrew Shennan examines both the continuities and discontinuities that resulted from the events of 1940. The main focus is on the French experience of the war, but this experience is framed within the larger context of France's - and Europe's - protracted mid-twentieth century crisis. more...

  • The French at War, 1934-1944by Nicholas Atkin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and concise, the book offers a wide-ranging synthesis of key themes and events. Looking ahead to the... more...

  • Die Geschichte der Zukunftby Erik Händeler

    Brendow & Sohn 2013; US$ 11.16

    Die nächsten Jahre können sehr ungemütlich werden. Der Computer erhöht unseren Wohlstand nicht mehr so, wie er es seit den 80er Jahren spürbar getan hat. Ökonomen werden sich verwundert die Augen reiben, wenn sie hier lesen, dass Familienqualität, Wertvorstellungen und unser Verhalten etwas mit wirtschaftlichem Wohlstand zu tun haben. Mehr noch: Langfristig... more...

  • Empires in the Balanceby H.P. Willmott

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The respected British military historian H. P. Willmott presents the first of a three-volume appraisal of the strategic policies of the countries involved in the Pacific War. Remarkable in its scope and depth of research, his thoughtful analysis covers the whole range of political, economic, military, and naval activity in the Pacific. This first... more...

  • Blood and Thunderby Alexandra J Churchill

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    A photograph of three friends on the football field, taken in 1912. Less than five years later all three would be killed and buried beneath the fields of Belgium. This story is typical of many schoolboys across Britain who signed up for or were conscripted to fight in the First World War. In this groundbreaking new book, historian Alexandra Churchill... more...

  • Great War Britain: Swindonby Mike Pringle

    The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94

    The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Swindon offers an intimate portrayal of the town and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it explores the area's regiments, the background and... more...

  • Great War Britain: West Sussexby West Sussex County Council; Martin Hayes

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: West Sussex offers an intimate portrayal of the county and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. Compiled by West Sussex County Council, with content and illustrations drawn from their archives, this... more...