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  • A Man Called Intrepidby William Stevenson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95

    The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II. A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world?s first integrated intelligence operation and of its master, William Stephenson. Codenamed INTREPID by Winston Churchill, Stephenson was charged with establishing—and running—a... more...

  • Thinking Medievalby Marcus Bull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 35.00

    This book is aimed at students coming to the study of western European medieval history for the first time, and also graduate students on interdisciplinary medieval studies programmes. It examines the place of the Middle Ages in modern popular culture, exploring the roots of the stereotypes that appear in films, on television and in the press, and... more...

  • Inventing Europeby Gerard Delanty

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 58.00

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Powersby Paul Kennedy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00

    About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Escaping Hellby Kon Pierkarski

    Dundurn 1996; US$ 9.99

    Escaping Hell is the compelling and true story of a heroic young Polish officer who survived the terror of five years in the prisons of Auschwitz and Buchenwald. more...

  • Early Modern Europe, 1450?1789by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 32.00

    Thoroughly updated best-selling textbook with new learning features. This acclaimed textbook has unmatched breadth of coverage and a global perspective. more...

  • The War that Ended Peaceby Professor Margaret MacMillan

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    WINNER of the International Affairs Book of the Year at the Political Book Awards 2014 Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 The First World War followed a period of sustained peace in Europe during which people talked with confidence of prosperity, progress and hope. But in 1914, Europe walked into a catastrophic conflict... more...

  • What Happened to the Children Who Fled Nazi Persecutionby Gerald Holton; Gerhard Sonnert; Bernard Baylin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 31.00

    The result of a four-year, in-depth study of those refugees who came as children or youths from Central Europe to the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, fleeing persecution from the National Socialist regime. This study uses social science methodology and examines their fates in their new country, their successes and tribulations. more...

  • Hidden Champions - Aufbruch nach Globaliaby Hermann Simon

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 38.93

    In Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz gibt es mehr als 1.500 Weltmarktführer. Vielfach sind sie der Öffentlichkeit kaum bekannt. Diese Hidden Champions sind bestens gerüstet für Globalia, die veränderte Welt der Zukunft, die auch durch den Aufstieg Chinas und weiterer Schwellenländer geprägt wird. Die unbekannten Weltmarktführer trotzen der Konkurrenz... more...

  • 20 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wallby Elisabeth Bakke; Ingo Peters

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 33.96

    Hauptbeschreibung On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall was opened, signalling the beginning of the end of the communist regimes in Central and Eastern Europe. By 1990, free elections had been held in most countries in the region. Forty - in some cases fifty - years of communism had come to an end. However, the 'revolutions' of 1989 were not uniform... more...