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  • "... vor dem Papyrus sind alle gleich!"by Holger Kockelmann; Raimar Eberhard; Stefan Pfeiffer; Maren Schentuleit

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    This festschrift contains some two dozen papers on variegatedtopics from the field of papyrology and epigraphy in Graeco-Roman Egypt. The studies deal with aspects of regional administration, the economy, contract law, antique literary works, temple consecration, the legal status of women, Greek vocabulary and Christian Egypt. The papers include both... more...

  • "...the real war will never get in the books"by Louis P. Masur

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    This volume brings together the thoughts and considerations of 14 of America's most sensitive writers of the Civil War era. Taken from essays, journal entries and diaries, these writings present an interior view of the war. more...

  • "...when I´m sixty-four"by Hannelore Brümmerloh

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.01

    Die 68er haben den "Muff von 1000 Jahren? verscheucht und die alte Gesellschaftsordnung umgekrempelt. Sie wollten ein anderes Leben und sie wollten "bloß nicht so werden wie die...?. Damit haben sie eine deutliche Abgrenzung zur Elterngeneration und zum Alter gesetzt. Heute stehen die 68er selbst an der Schwelle zum Alter. Doch sie fühlen... more...

  • ''For Their Own Good''by Julia S. Torrie

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    The early twentieth-century advent of aerial bombing made successful evacuations essential to any war effort, but ordinary people resented them deeply. Based on extensive archival research in Germany and France, this is the first broad, comparative study of civilian evacuations in Germany and France during World War II. The evidence uncovered exposes... more...

  • "1968" - Eine Wahrnehmungsrevolution?by Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 24.00

    Ist die 68er-Bewegung "kulturell erfolgreich" gewesen, aber "politisch gescheitert"? Die sechs Studien des Bandes loten die Strukturveränderungen und Grenzverschiebungen des Politischen in den 1960er und 1970er Jahren aus, um die Wirkungen der 68er-Bewegung zu erfassen. Sie wenden sich dem Theater als potentiellem Medium der Inszenierung des Politischen... more...

  • '68by Paco Ignacio Taibo Ii; Donald Nicholson-Smith

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95

    On the night of October 2, 1968, there occurred a bloody showdown between student demonstrators and the Mexican government in Tlatelolco Square. At least two hundred students were shot dead and many more were detained. Then the bodies were trucked out, the cobblestones were washed clean. Detainees were held without recourse until 1971. Official denial... more...

  • .721by Gary Webster

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    The book is the day by day story of the 1954 Indians, whose .721 winning percentage is still the highest in American League history. It tells how down the city of Cleveland was on the team following three straight second place finishes, how little was expected of it by its fans, and even some of its players, and how it exceeded all expectations by... more...

  • '78by Bill Reynolds

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    Now in paperback: the inside story behind a crucial chapter in Red Sox lore-and a turbulent time in a troubled city. George Steinbrenner called it the greatest game in the history of American sports. On a bright October day in 1978, the Boston Red Sox met the New York Yankees for an epic playoff game that would send one team to the World Series-and... more...

  • "A" Forceby Whitney Bendeck

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 45.95

    June 1940. The Italians declared war on the British. Completely unprepared for war, the British had only 35,000 troops to defend Egypt. Opposing them, the Italian army in Libya numbered at least 215,000; in East Africa, the Italians could muster another 200,000 men against a meager 19,000 British and commonwealth troops positioned in the Sudan and... more...

  • "A Magnificent Fight"by Robert J. Cressman

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book recounts how the Wake Island garrison survived nearly daily bombings and repulsed the first Japanese attempt to take the atoll. The author uses extensive Japanese materials--many never before used or available-- to identify the enemy order of battle and the roles each unit played in the drama. more...