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  • 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...

  • Energy and the English Industrial Revolutionby E. A. Wrigley

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    Explains how new sources of energy increased productivity, thereby transforming industry and changing England permanently and fundamentally. more...

  • Numbers and Nationhoodby Silvana Patriarca

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 38.00

    An innovative 1996 study of statistics in Risorgimento Italy, and their contribution to the national identity. more...

  • My Revision Notes AQA AS History: Tsarist Russia 1855-1917by Sally Waller; Laura Williams; Robin Bunce

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 14.38

    Revision guide which combines course content with activities to develop exam skills to help students effectively revise for this AS unit. more...

  • Post-War Bosniaby Dr Florian Bieber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    Ten years after the end of the war in Bosnia, ethnicity continues to matter and the country remains dependent on international intervention. The Dayton Peace Accord signed in 1995 successfully ended the war, but froze the ethnic conflict in one of the most complex systems of government in the world. The book provides an in-depth analysis of governance... more...

  • Pyramids and Fleshpotsby Stuart Hadaway

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    Personnel serving in Egypt in the Great War often complained that the popular impression of the campaigns, still widely held, was that it was a sideshow, with troops enjoying a holiday among the pyramids and the 'fleshpots' of Cairo. Actually they faced appalling heat, abrasive sand, poor rations and water shortages. In the desolation of the Western... more...

  • A Short History of the First World Warby Gary Sheffield

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99

    Synthesizing the latest scholarship, acclaimed military historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict that involved every major economic power in the world. With an emphasis on the Western Front, Sheffield explores such key issues as the causes of war; the search for peace and the peace settlements; the political, social, and economic... more...

  • Their Name Liveth for Everymoreby Andrew Arnold

    The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86

    Carshalton in Surrey was ineradicably affected by the First World War. Over 1,900 local men enlisted to fight and 243 of them lost their lives and are commemorated on the war memorial. As the centenary of the war approaches, it is more important than ever that these men are not forgotten. Drawing on over four years of research, this book brings together... more...

  • A Doctor in The Great Warby Andrew Davidson

    Atria Books/Marble Arch Press 2014; US$ 37.00

    Featuring 250 previously unknown photographs, this is the extraordinary true story of a young doctor whose photos left behind an astonishing firsthand account of life at the front of World War I. As a twenty-five-year-old medical officer and one of the first doctors to win the Military Cross, Fred Davidson took countless photographs while he served... more...

  • Common Peopleby Alison Light

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Shortlisted for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize 'A remarkable achievement ...should become a classic .' - Margaret Drabble ' Light writes beautifully ...Common People is part memoir, part thrilling social history of the England of the Industrial Revolution, but above all a work of quiet poetry and insight into human behaviour . It is... more...