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- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
This work chronicles the history of France with detailed information on the key figures. The reign of Charles X with all its grandeur is captured here. Saint-Amand touches the personal and political life of the King and delves into the unique characteristics of his personality. more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
The lands in the north of Britain in what we now called Scotland, then occupied by Celtic settlers, never became part of the Roman empire, in spite of being invaded several times. The northernmost frontier of the empire was fortified for only a few years after the battle of Mons Graupius in AD 84, when the Caledonians were defeated by Gnaeus Julius... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 65.00
No documentation of National Socialism can be undertaken without the explicit recognition that the "German Renaissance" promised by the Nazis culminated in unprecedented horror?World War II and the genocide of European Jewry. With The Third Reich Sourcebook , editors Anson Rabinbach and Sander L. Gilman present a comprehensive collection of newly... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 124.99
The Historical Dictionary of Slovakia offers in its second edition an up to date series of entries on Slovak political, social, and economic development since the creation of the second Slovak Republic in 1993 until its admission into the European Union in 2004. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 45.99
This anthology of fourteen original essays is the first collection of transnational studies on postD1945 western and eastern European society written by historians. The contributors target three particular moments of rapid change in postwar Europe?the moment of liberation, 1943D48; the 1960s; and 1989 as communism began to crumble. The collection opens... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 43.50
As the wealthiest German merchant family of the sixteenth century, the Fuggers have attracted wide scholarly attention. In contrast to the other famous merchant family of the period, the Medici of Florence, however, no English-language work on them has been available until now. The Fuggers of Augsburg offers a concise and engaging overview that... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 26.00
Convinced he was the Elijah Messiah, the Spanish peasant Bartolomé Sánchez believed that God had sent him in divine retribution for the crimes committed by the Inquisition and the Church. Sánchez's vocal and intolerable religious deviance quickly landed him in the very court he believed he was sent to destroy. Fortunately for him, the first inquisitor... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 29.95
A fundamental component of Britain?s early success, naval impressment not only kept the Royal Navy afloat?it helped to make an empire. In total numbers, impressed seamen were second only to enslaved Africans as the largest group of forced laborers in the eighteenth century. In The Evil Necessity, Denver Brunsman describes in vivid detail the... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 49.50
With the growth of printing in early modern Germany, crime quickly became a subject of wide public discourse. Sensational crime reports, often featuring multiple murders within families, proliferated as authors probed horrific events for religious meaning. Coinciding with heightened witch panics and economic crisis, the spike in crime fears revealed... more...