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- Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 17.49
<p><i>'He gave his name to the longest, and one of the most important, British administrations of the nineteenth century. Yet the man himself has remained a shadowy figure.'</i> Norman Gash, from the introduction</p><br><p>Prime Minister at the time of the battle of Waterloo, Robert Banks Jenkinson, the 2nd Earl... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 18.00 US$ 13.50
Destined to take its place alongside The Diary of Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel's Night as one of the great classics of the Holocaust, I Will Bear Witness is a timeless work of literature, the most eloquent and acute testament to have emerged from Hitler's Germany. Volume Two begins in 1942, the year the Final Solution was formally proposed, and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99
The International Tracing Service, one of the largest Holocaust-related archival repositories in the world, holds millions of documents that enrich our understanding of the many forms of persecution during the Nazi era and its continued repercussions ever since. Drawing on a selection of recently available documents from the archive, this compelling... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99
It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most want to take out. Craig Harrison has what it takes and in November 2009 in Afghanistan, under intense pressure, he saved the lives of his comrades... more...
- Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 9.99
Wearing the remnants of a WWI uniform and pulling a water-cooled 30-caliber machine-gun, Spencer Wurst marched through his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1940 as a member of the National Guard. He was 15 years old. Five years later he was a hardened platoon sergeant leading his troopers through the frozen killing fields of ?Death Valley? in Germany?s... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99
Even a century after its conclusion, the devastation of the Great War still echoes in the work of artists who try to make sense of the political, moral, ideological, and economic changes and challenges it spawned. This volume provides the first book-length study of World War I as it is featured in French cinema, from the silent era to contemporary... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2016; US$ 124.00
When World War II ended, Europe was in ruins. Yet politically and socially, the years between 1943 and 1947 were a time of dramatic reconfigurations that proved to be foundational for the making of today?s Europe. This volume homes in on the crucial period from the beginning of the end of Nazi rule to the advent of the Cold War. It demonstrates how... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95
The expansionist Japanese empire annexed the inhabited archipelago of Palau in 1914. The airbase built on Peleliu Island became a target for attack by the United States in World War II. The Battle over Peleliu offers an ethnographic study of how Palau and Peleliu were transformed by warring great powers and further explores how their conflict is... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 26.00
This volume presents substantially revised and new essays on methodology and approaches in foreign and international relations history. more...