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- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 30.00
Christianity is never just about beliefs but habits and practices-for better or worse. Theology always reflects the social location of the theologian-including her privileges and prejudices-all the time working with a particular, often undisclosed, notion of what is normal. Therefore theology is never "neutral"-it defends particular constructions... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 34.99
The Crimean War is one of history's most compelling subjects. It encompassed human suffering, woeful leadership and maladministration on a grand scale. It created a heroic myth out of the disastrous Charge of the Light Brigade and, in Florence Nightingale, it produced one of history's great heroes. New weapons were introduced; trench combat became... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 17.99
With this brilliantly innovative book, reissued for the one-hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker have shown that the Great War was the matrix from which all subsequent disasters of the twentieth century were formed. They identify three often neglected or denied aspects of the conflict... more...
- Savas Beatie 2014; US$ 13.99
This revised Sesquicentennial edition of Noah Andre Trudeaus The Last Citadel, which includes updated text, redrawn maps, and new material, is a groundbreaking study of the most extensive military operation of the Civil Warthe investment of Petersburg, Virginia.The Petersburg campaign began on June 9, 1864, and ended on April 3, 1865, when... more...
- Tattered Flag 2014; US$ 13.99
This is the first book in the English language to offer an analysis of a conflict that, in so many ways, raised the curtain on the Great War. In September 1911, Italy declared war on the once mighty, transcontinental Ottoman Empire - but it was an Empire in decline. The ambitious Italy decided to add to her growing African empire by attacking Ottoman-ruled... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 32.00
Aneurin ? Nye ? Bevan was one of the pivotal Labour Party figures of the post-war era in Britain. As Minister for Health in Attlee?s government, his role in the foundation of the National Health Service, the world?s largest publically-funded health service, changed the face of British society forever. The son of a coal miner from South Wales, Bevan... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 25.00
Lipsky, a Rolling Stone writer and an award-winning novelist, chronicles daily life at the U.S. Military Academy during the most tumultuous period in its history. In 1998, West Point made David Lipsky an unprecedented offer: stay at the Academy as long as you like, go wherever you wish, talk to whomever you want, to discover why some of America's... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
The bestselling author of the definitive history of the AIDS epidemic, And the Band Played On , provides the most thorough analysis yet of the place of gay men and women in the US military Published during the same year the American military instituted Don?t Ask, Don?t Tell, and eighteen years before President Barack Obama repealed it, Conduct... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
The searing account of a war crime and one soldier?s heroic efforts to bring the perpetrators to justice First published in the New Yorker in 1969 and later adapted into an acclaimed film starring Michael J. Fox and Sean Penn, Casualties of War is the shocking true story of the abduction, rape, and murder of a young Vietnamese woman by US... more...
- The History Press 2014;
During the Great War 1914-18 almost 650 men enlisted from the small market town of Alton, Hampshire. They served in locations around the globe, including the Western Front, Salonika, Turkey and Russia. Many survived that terrible war and returned home, some to tell their own stories, others trying to forget what they had experienced. The third that... more...