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Modern history, 1453-

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  • Band of Brothersby Stephen E. Ambrose

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 17.00

    Stephen E. Ambrose?s iconic story of the ordinary men who became the World War II?s most extraordinary soldiers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, US Army. They came together, citizen soldiers, in the summer of 1942, drawn to Airborne by the $50 monthly bonus and a desire to be better than the other guy. And... more...

  • Bill the Bastardby Roland Perry

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 18.17

    An epic yarn based on the true story of a great Australian war horse who rode with bravery and valour at Gallipoli, the desert campaigns of Egypt, and Palestine. more...

  • The Proud Towerby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    The Guns of August was an expert evocation of the first spasm of the 1914?1918 war. She brings the same narrative gifts and panoramic camera eye to her portrait of the antebellum world.? ? Newsweek   ?A rare combination of impeccable scholarship and literary polish . . . It would be impossible to read The Proud Tower without pleasure and admiration.?... more...

  • L?historiographie tardo-antique et la transmission des savoirsby Philippe Blaudeau; Peter Nuffelen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    This volume focuses on the role played by historiography in the selection, processing and transmission of knowledge in Late Antiquity. In particular, the transmission of documents (civil and ecclesiastical, authentic and apocryphal) is studied, the impact of differences in genre, as well as how historical, anthropological, ethnographic,... more...

  • Über Grenzenby Gabriele Metzler; Michael Wildt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 18.92

    Der 48. Deutsche Historikertag vom 28. September bis zum 1. Oktober 2010 in Berlin stand unter dem Schwerpunktthema »Über Grenzen«. Dieser offizielle Berichtsband des Verbands der Historikerinnen und Historiker Deutschlands und des Verbands der Geschichtslehrer Deutschlands enthält knappe Resümees aller Vorträge, die auf dem Kongress gehalten worden... more...

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

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 29.13

    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...

  • Die verspätete Kolonie.by Silke Kamp

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 83.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Im Frühjahr 1809 votieren die Potsdamer Stadtverordneten mit großer Mehrheit für Wilhelm Sankt Paul als Oberbürgermeisterkandidaten. Die Stadt ist unmittelbar nach dem Abzug der französischen Armee durch die zweijährige napoleonische Besatzungszeit stark gezeichnet. Dennoch sind ihre Bürger bereit, ihr Schicksal in die Hände eines... more...

  • Das Konfessionelle Zeitalterby Harm Klueting

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 30.52

    Harm Klueting legt mit diesem Band ein neues Standardwerk über das Konfessionelle Zeitalter vor. Gegenstand seiner breit angelegten Überblicksdarstellung sind die Allgemeine Geschichte sowie die Kirchen- und Frömmigkeitsgeschichte Europas einschließlich Osteuropas vom 14. Jahrhundert (mit Verbreitung der Pest ab 1348) bis zum Beginn der Aufklärung... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    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$ 4.36

    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...