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- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 44.95
Before Jutland is an effort to understand what happened at sea in northern European waters in 1914-15 when the German High Sea Fleet faced the Grand Fleet in the North Sea and the Russian Fleet in the Baltic. The book is an extensively revised and extended version of the author?s 1984 work The King?s Ships Were at Sea. It covers the first six months... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 39.95
The book is a short review of British air and naval power from 1909 -1940 and represents an attack upon “independent? airpower. When Bleriot became the first man to fly the English Channel in a heavier-than-air flying machine in 1909, it seemed to mark the beginning of a fundamental decline in British attitudes towards maritime defense. Exploiting... more...
- Old Street Publishing 2015; US$ 7.28
This is the story of the doomed romance between Charlotte, heir to the English throne, and Leopold, uncle of Queen Victoria and first King of the Belgians. Charlotte was the only legitimate royal child of her generation, and her death in childbirth was followed by an unseemly scramble to produce a substitute heir. Queen Victoria was the product.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00
"Papadogiannis offers an impressive panorama of radicalized youth cultures of the Left in post-authoritarian Greece. He manages to convey both the organizational outlook of this dense microcosm and the lived experience of the people at the time, historicizing masterfully this transitional moment in which young 'subjects in motion' acted as a metaphor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
In this new assessment of Henry VI, David Grummitt synthesizes a wealth of detailed research into Lancastrian England that has taken place throughout the last three decades to provide a fresh appraisal of the house?s last King. The biography places Henry in the context of Lancastrian political culture and considers how his reign was shaped by the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99
The Historical Dictionary of the British Empire covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99
This is the extraordinary story of Geoffrey Pyke, an inventor, war reporter, escaped prisoner, campaigner, father, educator--and all-around misunderstood genius. In his day, he was described as one of the world's great minds, to rank alongside Einstein, yet he remains virtually unknown today. Pyke was an unlikely hero of both world wars and, among... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This third edition of British Culture is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Extensively illustrated and offering a wider range of topics than ever before, David P. Christopher identifies and analyses key areas in language, literature, film, TV, social media, popular music, sport and other fields, setting each one... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available
Biographische Informationen Dr. Kerstin Weiand ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Reihe Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz - Band 236 more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2015; US$ 29.15
The Domesday Book is one of our major sources for a crucial period of English history; yet it remains difficult to interpret. This provocative new book proposes a complete re-assessment, with profound implications for our understanding of the society and economy of medieval England. In particular, it overturns the general assumption that the Domesday... more...