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- Orion 2012; US$ 6.99
A fascinating and detailed guide to ancient Greece. Michael Grant looks at the policies and government of the hundreds of independent city-states and at the everyday life of the citizens. With fluency and scholarships he shows how the brilliance of the Ancient Greeks' civilization was by no means limited to the Golden Age of its classical fifth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
`This eagerly awaited book is an outstanding and right up-to-date summary of every excavation and investigation undertaken in Ireland into the earthworks, castles, ecclesiastical buildings and towns of the period from the arrival of the Anglo-Normans to the mid-sixteenth century...a most welcome synthesis and will be valued by the layperson, student... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 21.00
The First World War is one of history?s greatest tragedies. In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe?s mightiest empires to rubble, killed twenty million people, and cracked the foundations of the world we live in today. The First World War... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.43
Based upon Machiavelli's first-hand experience as an emissary of the Florentine Republic to the courts of Europe, The Prince analyses the usually violent means by which men seize, retain, and lose political power. This fluent new translation is accompanied by comprehensive notes and an introduction that dispels some of the myths associated with Machiavelli,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68
This volume in John Pocock's acclaimed sequence on Barbarism and Religion examines Gibbon's controversial treatment of the early Christian church. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64
A balanced portrait of the dark byways of Restoration politics. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
Between Dignity and Despair draws on the extraordinary memoirs, diaries, interviews, and letters of Jewish women and men to give us the first intimate portrait of Jewish life in Nazi Germany. Focusing on the fate of families and particularly women's experience, Kaplan takes us into the neighborhoods, into the kitchens, shops, and schools, to give... more...
- I.B.Tauris 1998; US$ 14.95
This study traces the story of fascism from its origins after World War I to the present day. It asks how far the British establishment was involved and describes the formation of the National Front. It also analyzes the effects of the end of the Cold War and anti-immigrant agitation and policies. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 32.00
There have been numerous studies in recent decades of the medieval inquisitions, most emphasizing larger social and political circumstances and neglecting the role of the inquisitors themselves. In this volume, Karen Sullivan sheds much-needed light on these individuals and reveals that they had choices?both the choice of whether to play a part in... more...