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  • The PikemanÂ?s Lamentby Daniel Mersey; Michael Leck; Mark Stacey

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Recreate the action and drama of 17th Century warfare on your tabletop with The Pikeman's Lament . Start by creating your Officer Â? is he a natural leader raised from the ranks, the youngest son of a noble family, or an old veteran who has seen too many battles? As you campaign, your Officer will win honour and gain promotion, acquiring traits that... more...

  • Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipmentsby Gordon L. Rottman; Adam Hook

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Over the eight years of the Vietnam War, US forces used three major types of equipment sets, with numerous modifications for particular circumstances. Different equipments were also used by Special Forces, the South Vietnamese, and other allied ground troops. Vietnam War US & Allied Combat Equipments offers a comprehensive examination of the... more...

  • Age of Angerby Pankaj Mishra

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'This is the most astonishing, convincing, and disturbing book I've read in years' Joe Sacco 'Urgent, profound and extraordinarily timely...throws light on our contemporary predicament, when the neglected and dispossessed of the world have suddenly risen up to transform the world we thought we knew' John Banville How can we explain the origins... more...

  • The Rise And Fall of British Naval Masteryby Paul Kennedy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    Paul Kennedy's classic naval history, now updated with a new introduction by the author This acclaimed book traces Britain's rise and fall as a sea power from the Tudors to the present day. Challenging the traditional view that the British are natural 'sons of the waves', he suggests instead that the country's fortunes as a significant maritime... more...

  • Notes from Chinaby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 16.00

    A journalistic tour de force, this wide-ranging collection by the author of the Pulitzer Prize?winning biography Stilwell and the American Experience in China is a classic in its own right.   During the summer of 1972?a few short months after Nixon?s legendary visit to China?master historian Barbara W. Tuchman made her own trip to that country,... more...

  • Dust Bowl Girlsby Lydia Reeder

    Algonquin Books 2017; US$ 19.95

    ?A thrilling, cinematic story. I loved every minute I spent with these bold, daring women whose remarkable journey is the stuff of American legend.? ?Karen Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy The Boys in the Boat meets A League of Their Own in this true story of a Depression-era championship women?s... more...

  • Der Körper im Blickby Sebastian Weinert

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 69.54

    Gesundheitsausstellungen erlebten im Deutschen Reich der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts eine wahre Boomphase. Sie waren die deutschen Versionen der Weltausstellung und zogen bis zum Beginn des Zweiten Weltkriegs ein Millionenpublikum an. Ziel ihrer Veranstalter war es, durch Wissensvermittlung und emotionale Ansprache das gesundheitsrelevante... more...

  • The Nazi Cardby Brian Johnson

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book examines major political movements during the Cold War through the rhetorical trope of the Nazi analogy. The examination pits ideas concerning utopian and dystopian social orders against the problems associated with reproducing rhetorical tropes throughout the various agencies of mass American culture. more...

  • La tragédie planétaireby Paul Leplat

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 6.99

    Avant nous, le XXe siècle : les atrocités des guerres mondiales et les génocides. Et devant nous ? Paul Leplat est un ancien Résistant et combattant volontaire de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Il porte sur le monde un regard pénétrant et sage. Aujourd'hui, il nous apporte, entre autres, ce message : Les garants de la paix et du progrès sont l'équité... more...

  • Soundtrack of the Revolutionby Nahid Siamdoust

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.50

    Music was one of the first casualties of the Iranian Revolution. It was banned in 1979, but it quickly crept back into Iranian culture and politics. The state made use of music for its propaganda during the Iran?Iraq war. Over time music provided an important political space where artists and audiences could engage in social and political debate.... more...