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  • Hong Kong 1941-45by Benjamin Lai; Giuseppe Rava

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95

    On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of two battle-harden IJA divisions. What... more...

  • Exile and Social Thoughtby Lee Congdon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.00

    Embroiled in the political events surrounding World War I and the failed Hungarian revolutions of 1918-19, a number of intellectuals fled Hungary for Germany and Austria, where they essentially created Weimar culture. Among them were Georg Lukács, whose History and Class Consciousness recast Marxism and challenged even those who repudiated its politics;... more...

  • The Revolution in Science 1500 - 1750by Rupert A. Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.95

    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Women and the Reinvention of the Politicalby Maud Anne Bracke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This is the first in-depth study of the feminist movement that swept Italy during the "long 1970s" (1968-1983), and one of the first to use a combination of oral history interviews and newly-released archive sources to analyze the origins, themes, practices and impacts of "second-wave" feminism. While detailing the local and national contexts in which... more...

  • Einstein's Theory of Unified Fieldsby Marie Antoinette Tonnelat

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    First published in1966, here is presented a comprehensive overview of one of the most elusive scientific speculations by the pre-eminent genius of the 20 th century. The theory is viewed by some scientists with deep suspicion, by others with optimism, but all agree that it represents an extreme challenge. As the author herself affirms, this work... more...

  • Streetcars of Americaby Brian Solomon; John Gruber

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.95

    The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen in classics including Meet Me In St. Louis and A Streetcar Named Desire . Streetcars of America  chronicles these vehicles from the earliest... more...

  • Salzburgs Musikgeschichte im Zeichen des Provinzialismus?by Dominik ?edivý

    Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 22.39

    Als Folge von Eroberung, Säkularisierung und Bedeutungsverlust wurden zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts in Salzburg gewohnte Verhältnisse tiefgreifend umgestaltet. Entsprechend nachhaltig waren die Konsequenzen auch für das kulturelle Leben der Stadt, dessen musikalische Seite bislang nur lückenhaft erforscht war.</br> Im vorliegenden Band beleuchten... more...

  • Doomsday Menby P. D. Smith

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    This is the gripping, untold story of the doomsday bomb?the ultimate weapon of mass destruction. In 1950, Hungarian-born scientist Leo Szilard made a dramatic announcement on American radio: science was on the verge of creating a doomsday bomb. For the first time in history, mankind realized that he had within his grasp a truly God-like power, the... more...

  • Contemporary Americaby M. J. Heale

    Wiley 2011; US$ 107.95

    This history of America’s recent past focuses on the importance of the United States’ interaction with the outside world and includes detailed accounts of the presidencies of Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush. Provides a substantial account of the dramatic history of America since 1980, covering the Reagan years, the Clinton presidency,... more...