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  • Rising from the Shadowsby Saeed Fassaie; Charlie Teo

    Richmond Ventures 2015; US$ 19.99

    Every politician, every soldier, every doctor, every social worker, every refugee, every school child....actually, every Australian needs to read this book.' - Dr Charlie Teo. Saeed gives a compelling account of his life through revolution and war, love, camaraderie, immigration, the hardships and sacrifices which stretch far back into his past,... more...

  • Paul Sinha's Real British Citizenship Testby Paul Sinha

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 10.19

    Since 2005, well over one million prospective immigrants have attempted to cement permanent residency in the UK by taking the Home Office-devised ???Life in the UK??? test. With questions such as ???What is the name of the admiral who died in a sea battle in 1805 and has a monument in Trafalgar Square, London????, it???s as dull as ditchwater and a... more...

  • Royal Transportby Peter Pigott

    Dundurn 2005; US$ 50.00

    This richly illustrated book describes how British royalty has travelled since the invention of steam. more...

  • Promoting Racial Harmonyby Michael Banton

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 32.00

    The years 1965?8 were the 'liberal hour' for race relations policy in Britain. Laws were then enacted, enforcement agencies created, and community relations councils established. These bodies, and their personnel, have been called 'the race relations industry'. To many people, the output of this 'industry' appears disappointing relative to the input... more...

  • Imperiumby Ulrich Leitner

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 28.00

    Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Imperium - Bewältigungsversuch von Epochendaten7 I.Historisch orientierte Definitionen von Imperium 1.Idealtypische und historische Herrschaftsformen23 1.1Idealtypus versus historische Einzigartigkeit24 1.2Der historische Einzelfall - USA 31 1.3Hegemonie und Imperium47 1.4Formal und Informal Empire54 2.Vergleichsstrukturen... more...

  • The Japanese Community in Pre-War Britainby Keiko Itoh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00

    Explores the origins of the community, and compares the experience of the Japanese to that of other national groups. The book discusses the community's involvement in the arts, religion and sport; intermarriage; and the second generation, and concludes by considering the impact of deteriorating relations in the 1930s and of the Second World War. more...

  • Hard Labour: The Forgotten Voices of Latvian Migrant 'Volunteer' Workersby Linda McDowell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Although the Second World War ended sixty years ago, there are still untold stories waiting to be heard: stories not only of diplomats and soldiers but also of refugees, camp inmates and ordinary people living in occupied territories, stories of women's and children's lives as well as those of men. In Hard Labour the forgotten voices of a group... more...

  • Das unvollendete Weltreichby John Darwin; Michael Bayer; Norbert Juraschitz

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 33.39

    Englische Piraten in der Karibik, "Rotröcke" in den nordamerikanischen Kolonien, reiche "Nabobs" in Indien, fromme Missionare in Afrika, ans Ende der Welt verbannte Sträflinge in Australien, Marinesoldaten auf den Schiffen der Royal Navy - auch auf ihren Schultern ruhte das Weltreich, das Großbritannien ab dem 17. Jahrhundert im... more...

  • Race and Politics Routledge Library Editions: Political Science: Volume 38by Muhammad Anwar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines immigration and settlement patterns in Britain and at the civic position of ethnic minorities by outlining the development of race relations in the political context. It analyses the numbers, turnout patterns, voting behaviour and attitudes of the ethnic minorities to the political process and of the political parties to these minorities.... more...

  • Das Ende des Römischen Reiches!by Hans-Peter von Peschke

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 22.88

    Das Römische Reich, einst Herrscher der Welt und Träger einer großartigen Kultur - doch letztlich wurde es mit einem schnöden formalen Akt abgeschafft. Aus damaliger Sicht kaum mehr als eine Randbemerkung der Weltgeschichte: Der Offizier Odoaker, Sohn eines Hunnen und einer Germanin, setzt am 28. August 476 den letzten römischen Kaiser ab und lässt... more...