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  • 1905by Leon Trotsky

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 19.00

    1905 chronicles the key developments lead to revolution and the unsuccessful attempt at overthrowing the Tsar of Russia. more...

  • The Nuclear Crisisby Christoph Becker-Schaum; Philipp Gassert; Martin Klimke; Wilfried Mausbach

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    In 1983, more than one million Germans joined together to protest NATO's deployment of nuclear missiles in Europe. International media overflowed with images of marches, rallies, and human chains as protesters blockaded depots and agitated for disarmament. Though they failed to halt the deployment, the episode was a decisive one for German society,... more...

  • A World Gone Madby Astrid Lindgren; Sarah Death Sarah Death

    Pushkin Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    Pippi Longstocking - reveals her very personal take on the Second World War 'God help our poor planet in the grip of this madness!' As one of the world's most famous children's writers, Astrid Lindgren championed the qualities of courage, hope, love and resistance; and her preoccupation with these qualities was already in evidence in the diaries... more...

  • Dolce Vita Confidentialby Shawn Levy

    Orion 2016; US$ 24.99

    From the ashes of the Second World War, Rome was reborn as the epicentre of film, fashion, creative energy, tabloid media and bold-faced libertinism that made 'Italian' a global synonym for taste, style and flair. A confluence of cultural contributions created a bright, burning moment in history: it was the heyday of fashion icons such as Pucci,... more...

  • Psychedelic Celluloidby Simon Matthews

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 15.99

    The 60s ? a time when no film or TV programme was without a group, singer or fantastic soundtrack ? a time when London was briefly the film capital of the world. After The Beatles stormed America, every Hollywood and European production company descended on London to be part of the new swinging scene? and they didn?t leave until they?d signed up every... more...

  • Archive des Völkerrechtsby Benjamin Durst

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 87.04

    In early modern Europe, starting in the mid-17 th century, peace treaties and other international treaties were compiled and published. This groundbreaking analysis of the creation, use, and reception of such compilations conclusively shows their critical role in the genesis, interpretation, and design of pre-modern foreign relations as well as the... more...

  • 2016by Björn Biester; Carsten Wurm

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 163.25

    Das Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens (AGB ) ist eine zentrale wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift für die Buch- und Buchhandelsgeschichte. Das Publikationsprofil des AGB bilden Abhandlungen, Editionen und Berichte zu allen Themen der buchhistorischen Forschung im deutschsprachigen Bereich und darüber hinaus. Dazu gehören medien-, kultur-,... more...

  • Außenpolitik nach der Kuba-Krise (Dezember 1962 bis Oktober 1964)by Gerhard Wettig

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 54.38

    After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Khrushchev exercised more prudence and adopted a long-term perspective on furthering his goal of expelling the Western powers from Berlin and rendering a major defeat to NATO. Adenauer?s retirement left him hoping for a change of course in West German policy. Neither goal was truly based in reality. Overall, Khrushchev?s... more...

  • Handbook of Israel: Major Debatesby Eliezer Ben-Rafael; Julius H. Schoeps; Yitzhak Sternberg; Olaf Glöckner; Anne Weberling

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 174.14

    This pioneering handbook is presenting Israel in its intellectual controversies regarding Zionism, the making of the State of Israel and contemporary Israeli society. In more than a dozen of thematic sections, a wide range of perspectives is covered. Among the debated key topics are ?Israel and Democracy,? ?Religion and State,? and ?Zionism... more...

  • Geklebte NS-Propagandaby Birgit Witamwas

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 54.38

    For the first time, this book extensively examines Nazi propaganda posters through the lens of art history. Containing 150 color illustrations, it reveals National Socialist design strategies, imagery, and themes; traces changes in design principles; and presents the major Nazi poster artists who helped shaped the image of the National Socialist Party... more...