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Modern history, 1453-

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

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

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

  • The Greatest Generationby Tom Brokaw

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 17.00

    "In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. There, I underwent a life-changing experience. As I walked the beaches with the American veterans... more...

  • Die Frühe Neuzeit. Revisionen einer Epocheby Andreas Höfele; Jan-Dirk Müller; Wulf Oesterreicher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    The essays reflect the work of a broad spectrum of disciplines in humanities and cultural studies. They present a new vision of the early modern era, which attempts to register the diverse and contradictory nature of early modern culture, transcending unambiguous notions of development such as ?modernization? or ?secularization.? more...

  • The Channel Islands Book of Daysby Mark Brocklesby

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    The Channel Islands are unique - a result of 800 years of independence. Taking you through the year day by day, The Channel Islands Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, momentous and amusing events and facts from the earliest period of the islands history to the present. Entries cover a huge variety of subjects and are drawn from a myriad original... more...

  • Die Inszenierung der heroischen Monarchieby Martin Wrede

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This study brings together two subjects that are enjoying renewed interest among researchers of the early modern era: aristocracy and monarchy. It examines the common idealistic ?chivalric? heroic foundations of king and nobleman, as scholars of history have always preferred to view the ?knight? among emperors and kings, beset by conflicted... more...

  • Past & The Presentby Lawrence Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Royalty's Strangest Charactersby Geoff Tibballs

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 8.74

    Recounting over 2,000 years of daft despots, raving rulers and potty potentates, this unique look at the worlds craziest kings and queens will leave you shocked, amazed and often in fits of laughter. From the madness of ancient Rome, exemplified by the Emperor Caligula who wanted to appoint his horse to the consulate, we go on to meet Charles VI of... more...

  • 2008by Heinz Duchhardt; Malgorzata Morawiec

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 63.00

    Das Jahrbuch bietet der Erforschung der europäischen Interaktionen und der geistig-sozialen Prozesse übergreifenden Charakters ein Forum, aber auch Studien zur Ausstrahlung Europas nach Außereuropa. Das Jahrbuch kann zur Fortsetzung mit 10% Ermäßigung bezogen werden. Jeder Band des Jahrbuchs ist einem Kernthema gewidmet, ohne dass dies die Aufnahme... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Warsby Charles Phillips

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 360.00

    The first reference work of its kind, Encyclopedia of Wars describes not only the military aspect of wars--the causes of conflict, an enumeration of battles, and a summary of the outcome(s)--but also the social and political context in which the wars occurred. From the Crusades to the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War, this three-volume encyclopedia... more...

  • Colonialismby DWJ Books

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    From the daring adventurers sailing across the Atlantic in search of the riches of the East to the first wave of European settlers on America's shores, colonialism played a major role in the formation of our modern-day country. Colonialism covers the nine key concepts of colonialism: colonies, economics and trade, European nations, explorers and... more...