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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...

  • ''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...

  • "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...

  • "A Mutual Responsibility and a Moral Obligation"by GŁnter Saathoff; Michael Jansen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    This book contains the final report of Germany's 'Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future' Foundation, giving a comprehensive history of the country's use of slave labor during World War II and the complex process by which reparations for survivors were negotiated. more...

  • "A New Kind of War"by Howard Jones

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.95

    This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment of an American military presence on Greek soil and regular arms shipments as part of a containment policy. more...

  • "An Empire of Ideals"by Justin D. Garrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    Rigorous examination of Ronald Reagan?s intuitive sense of reality as it was expressed chiefly in his presidential speeches. Justin D. Garrison argues that Reagan?s chimeric imagination contains many dubious elements that present serious problems for politics. more...

  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities. This collection of essays by leading scholars explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy. more...

  • 'By the Banks of the Neva'by Anthony Cross

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 75.00

    An investigation into the lives and careers of the British in eighteenth-century Russia, first published in 1996. more...

  • "C" Force to Hong Kongby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 26.99

    This is the story of a "no military risk" campaign that slowly turned into a nightmare. The book provides new answers to a number of difficult questions beginning with a discussion of why Canadian troops were sent to Hong Kong at the request of the British War Office. Were the British duplicitous in making this request? Was Canadian Chief of the General... more...

  • "Donation of Constantine" and "Constitutum Constantini"by Johannes Fried

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00

    The Donation of Constantine is the largest and most powerful forgery in world history. Disputed until modern times, this document was the fuel of religious war, used by both the reformation, as well as the counter-reformation. Johannes Fried not only reinterprets the origin of this forgery (i.e. he ascribes it to the Franks? opposition of Emperor Louis... more...