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  • Die Chronik des Václav Nosidlo von Gebliceby Martina Lisa

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 62.03

    <P>1626, in der turbulenten Zeit des Dreißigjährigen Krieges, verließ Václav Nosidlo von Geblice (1592?1649), der Stadtschreiber der nordböhmischen Stadt Leitmeritz (Litom??ice), aus Glaubensgründen seine Heimat. Ab da erwartete ihn ein Schicksal, das er mit Vielen teilte: Er wurde zum sog. böhmischen Exulant in Sachsen.</P> <P>Der... more...

  • Michel Stüelers Gedenkbuch (1629?1649)by Jan Kilian

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 47.31

    Diese Edition eines einzigartigen Tagebuchs aus dem Dreißigjährigen Krieg ermöglicht Einsichten in den Alltag der städtischen Schichten in dieser Zeit. Der Gerber Michel Stüeler aus Graupen/Krupka in Böhmen führte die meiste Zeit seines Lebens ein Tagebuch, erhalten ist der Teil aus den Jahren 1629-1649. Im Unterschied zu anderen damaligen Schreibern... more...

  • Warfare in the Medieval Worldby Brian Todd Carey

    Pen and Sword 2006; US$ 14.99

    Warfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable gunpowder weapons during the Thirty Years War. Through an exploration of thirty-three selected battles, military historian Brian Todd Carey surveys the... more...

  • Those We Forgetby David Noonan

    Melbourne University Press 2014; US$ 33.32

    The official Australian casualty statistics suffered by the men of the Australian Imperial Force in the First World War are seriously wrong, with significant inaccuracies and omissions. more...

  • Der Westfälische Friedenby Siegrid Westphal

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Von 1643 bis 1648 tagte in Münster und Osnabrück ein völlig neuartiger Friedenskongress. Es gelang, drei der vier eng miteinander verzahnten langjährigen Kriege zu beenden, was bereits von den Zeitzeugen als «Weltwunder» bezeichnet wurde. Der Westfälische Frieden besteht aus zwei komplementär aufeinander bezogenen Friedensschlüssen. Zum einen verhandelten... more...

  • Castles of Steelby Robert K. Massie

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 20.00

    BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Robert K. Massie's  Catherine the Great.   In a work of extraordinary narrative power, filled with brilliant personalities and vivid scenes of dramatic action, Robert K. Massie, the Pulitzer Prize?winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and Dreadnought, elevates to its proper historical... more...

  • The Marne, 1914by Holger H. Herwig

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    For the first time in a generation, here is a bold new account of the Battle of the Marne, a cataclysmic encounter that prevented a quick German victory in World War I and changed the course of two wars and the world. With exclusive information based on newly unearthed documents, Holger H. Herwig re-creates the dramatic battle and reinterprets Germany?s... more...

  • The Hundred Years War (Part II)by Andrew L.J. Villalon; Donald J. Kagay

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    Affirms that the Hundred Years War was a struggle that spilled out of its heartlands of England and France into many European regions. This volume focuses on the Hundred Years War as a wide-ranging struggle that effected many European regions, and the battle of Agincourt and its political and emotional aftermath. more...

  • In the School of Warby Roger J. Spiller; John W. Shy

    UNP - Bison Original 2010; US$ 21.95

    Fort Leavenworth, where Roger J. Spiller taught the army?s finest for twenty-five years, is indeed a ?school of war.? There, among military professionals who had experienced war firsthand, Spiller honed his remarkable skills as an analyst and historian, scholar and teacher?skills that have made him one of the best-known and respected military historians... more...

  • Advances in Mergers and Acquisitionsby Sydney Finkelstein; Cary L. Cooper

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 131.99

    This volume brings together the best research in acquisition strategy by leading scholars in the field of mergers and acquisitions. Important new findings in this volume detail how cultural considerations and differences help to predict the success or failure of an acquisition strategy. more...