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  • 10 Years That Shook the Worldby Loretta Napoleoni

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 12.95

    September 11, 2001, is considered the main event, but the changes of the decade go far beyond the menace of terrorism and the war on terror. The technological revolution, the wide use of the Internet, and the advent of social media are just some of the innovations that grew to define the decade. The war on terror and its strong rhetoric hid these phenomena.... more...

  • Reenactment eines Traumasby Shelley Harten

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    Hauptbeschreibung Am 27. Juni 1976 entführten zwei deutsche und zwei palästinensische Terroristen eine Air France Maschine mit 248 Passagieren nach Entebbe, Uganda. Die Terroristen der "Revolutionären Zellen" Wilfried Böse und Brigitte Kuhlmann trennten im Verlauf der Entführung die israelischen von den nicht-israelischen Geiseln und entließen letztere... more...

  • A House Dividedby Carl Strikwerda

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 40.99

    The first book to explore the historical development of Belgian politics, this groundbreaking study of the rivalry between Catholicism, Socialism, and nationalism is essential reading for anyone interested in Europe before World War I. more...

  • Beyond Equalityby David Montgomery

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 40.00

    "The era of Reconstruction was short-lived but rife with historically significant activity. The central political issues of the day, according to the author, were the future integrity of the Union, and the future status of the newly emancipated Negroes. His purpose here is to use the labor question as a prism through which to study the whole political... more...

  • Hebridean Memoriesby Seton Gordon; Arthur W. Robertson

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57

    One of Seton Gordon's greatest works concentrates on the Hebrides of Scotland in the post-First World War years as the islands tried to regain their composure and re-establish their social order. Gordon's prose recounts not only the way of life of the people but also the wildlife and wilderness in a classic memoir of a pattern of existence of which... more...

  • The Origins of the Individualist Selfby Michael Mascuch

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    This book traces the emergence of the concept of self-identity in modern Western culture, as it was both reflected in and advanced by the development of autobiographical practice in early modern England. It offers a fresh and illuminating appraisal of the nature of autobiographical narrative in general and of the early modern forms of biography, diary... more...

  • The Fight for the Four Freedomsby Harvey J. Kaye

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 16.00

    The fascinating story of Franklin Roosevelt, the Greatest Generation, and the freedoms they won, is a ?stirring, heady dose of American history by a?progressive thinker? ( Kirkus Reviews ). On January 6, 1941, the Greatest Generation gave voice to its founding principles, the Four Freedoms: Freedom from want and from fear. Freedom of speech and religion.... more...

  • 'Gilded Prostitution'by Maureen E. Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the marriages of British peers to American women within the context of the opening up of London and New York society and the growing competitiveness for high social status. In London, American women were often blamed for the growing hedonism and materialism of smart society and for poaching in the marriage market. They were invariably... more...

  • John Maynard Keynes und die britische Deutschlandpolitikby Matthias Peter

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 140.00

    Das wissenschaftliche Werk und die politische Beratertätigkeit des Nationalökonomen John Maynard Keynes belegen die Bedeutung des Zusammenwirkens ökonomischer und politischer Faktoren für die britische Außenpolitik. Die Auseinandersetzung mit der deutschen Frage zieht sich dabei wie ein roter Faden durch Keynes´ Schaffen. Bereits in seiner Kritik an... more...

  • Die Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes seit 1925by Rolf-Ulrich Kunze

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 154.00

    Die 1925 gegründete Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, die erste deutsche Zentralinstitution zur Auswahl und Förderung von Hochbegabten, war eines der größten bildungspolitischen Reformprojekte der Zwischenkriegszeit. Die von der Reformpädagogik beeinflusste, von führenden Bildungspolitikern und ? programmatikern wie Carl Heinrich Becker,... more...