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  • 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...

  • 1913by Florian Illies; Shaun Whiteside; Jamie Searle

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 10.66

    A witty yet moving narrative worked up from sketched biographical fragments, 1913 is an intimate vision of a world that is about to change forever. The stuffy conventions of the nineteenth century are receding into the past, and 1913 heralds a new age of unlimited possibility. Kafka falls in love; Louis Armstrong learns to play the trumpet;... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Fallstricke der Geschichteby Lucian Boia

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 51.88

    In der rumänischen Geschichtsschreibung hält sich bis heute ein Mythos: Zu Beginn des Ersten Weltkrieges hätten die Rumänen ? bis auf wenige Ausnahmen unter den Politikern ? einhellig das ?nationale Ideal? vertreten; man sei in den Krieg gegen Österreich-Ungarn eingetreten, um sich mit Transsilvanien vereinigen zu können. Die Presse und andere Dokumente... 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...