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  • Swansea in the Great Warby Bernard Lewis

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    The Great War left an indelible mark on almost every town and village in Britain and this extensively researched book looks in detail at how that war affected the town of Swansea and its people. Themes covered in the book include recruitment and the treatment of conscientious objectors, how Belgian refugees were cared for, and what happened to foreign... more...

  • Southampton in the Great Warby John J. Eddleston

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 9.99

    Many troops passed through Southampton on their way to the Western Front and it played a vital role as a staging post for departing troops and those returning badly injured. Many of men from Southampton also joined up and the enormity of human sacrifice that the families of Southampton were committed to as the war stretched out over the next four years... more...

  • Southend-on-Sea in the Great Warby Frances Clamp

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 9.99

    A fortified place'. This is not the way we usually think of Southend-on-Sea but it was the description used by the Germans during the Great War. Built beside the Thames Estuary and with the Shoebury Garrison to the east, Rochford Aerodrome to the north and the longest pleasure pier in the world to the south, it was regarded as a legitimate target.... more...

  • Rotherham in the Great Warby Margaret Drinkall

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.50

    Many Rotherham men had never fired a shot in their lives before they enlisted, to fight in what quickly became known as the Great War. Some of them had never travelled further than Sheffield or Doncaster and had only used lathes and ploughshares, prior to conscription. Now those same men were suddenly thrust into the mayhem of battlefields, trenches,... more...

  • Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty 1789-1848by Adam Zamoyski

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    A magnificent and timely examination of an age of fear, subversion, suppression and espionage, Adam Zamoyski explores the attempts of the governments of Europe to police the world in a struggle against obscure forces, seemingly dedicated to the overthrow of civilisation. more...

  • Phantom Terror: The Threat of Revolution and the Repression of Liberty 1789-1848by Adam Zamoyski

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available

    A magnificent and timely examination of an age of fear, subversion, suppression and espionage, Adam Zamoyski explores the attempts of the governments of Europe to police the world in a struggle against obscure forces, seemingly dedicated to the overthrow of civilisation. more...

  • Anzac Treasuresby Peter Pedersen

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 44.54

    A beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated commemorative volume drawing on the Memorial's unique collection of Gallipoli-related objects, photographs, artworks, diaries, letters, maps and personal memorabilia. more...

  • Economic and Social History of Western Europe since 1945, Anby Anthony Sutcliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This is the ideal companion text to A Political History of Western Europe Since 1945 . It is an introductory survey which explains how western Europe built up its postwar prosperity and is moving towards continental integration. Themes treated include: the origins of the EC; consumerism; youth culture and protest; immigration; the oil crisis and its... more...

  • Reluctant Europeansby David Gowland; Arthur Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    During the past fifty years few issues in British politics have generated such heated controversy as Britain's approach to European integration. Why has Europe had such an explosive impact on British politics? What impelled British policymakers to embrace a European destiny and why did they take such a cautious approach? These are some of the key issues... more...

  • Gender and Society in Renaissance Italyby Judith C. Brown; Robert C. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This major new collection of essays by leading scholars of Renaissance Italy transforms many of our existing notions about Renaissance politics, economy, social life, religion, medicine, and art. All the essays are founded on original archival research and examine questions within a wide chronological and geographical framework - in fact the pan-Italian... more...