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World War I

  • Youth and Age in the Medieval Northby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 158.00

    This interdisciplinary volume explores social, cultural and biological definitions of youth and age specific to the medieval north, and changing mentalities towards youth and age as a result of political, cultural, and religious transformations in the north. more...

  • Mercenaries and Paid Menby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    Why were mercenaries such a commonplace of war in the medieval and early modern periods and why have they traditionally been so poorly regarded? Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to this volume attempt to cast light on these questions. more...

  • Adopting and Remembering Soviet Reality.by

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 65.00

    For millions of people, the Soviet experience meant not only living through the torment of Stalinism and the GULAG, the unbelievable destiny of men and women during the 1917 Revolution, civil war, and the Second World War, or those breathtaking, gigantic Socialist construction projects. Many citizens of the former Soviet Union lived ?ordinary lives... more...

  • Russiaby

    OUP Oxford 1997; US$ 14.99

    A chronological survey of Russian history from its recorded origins to the present day that draws on the latest scholarship and previously classified sources to present a completely new view of the Russian historical experience. Informed throughout by the most recent archival research, 13 international experts reassess and reinterpret Russia's complex... more...

  • The Pacific Warby

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99

    On December 7, 1941, Japanese fighter planes appeared from the clouds above Pearl Harbor and fundamentally changed the course of history; with this one surprise attack the previously isolationist America was irrevocably thrown into World War II. This definitive history reveals each of the major battles that America would fight in the ensuing struggle... more...

  • Ban This Filth!by

    Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 9.99

    In 1964, Mary Whitehouse launched a campaign to fight what she called the 'propaganda of disbelief, doubt and dirt' being poured into homes through the nation's radio and television sets. Whitehouse, senior mistress at a Shropshire secondary school, became the unlikely figurehead of a mass movement for censorship: the National Viewers' and Listeners'... more...

  • Private Politics and Public Voicesby

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 23.95

    This political history of middle-class African American women during World War I focuses on their patriotic activity and social work. Nearly 200,000 African American men joined the Allied forces in France. At home, black clubwomen raised more than $125 million in wartime donations and assembled "comfort ... more...

  • George Akropolites: The Historyby

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 189.99

    The first English translation and study of George Akropolites' History, an essential source for 13th-century Byzantine history. Ruth Macrides discusses the author's background, social position, and relation to the tradition of Greek history writing, and provides a comprehensive guide to reading the text. more...

  • The Letters of the Rozmberk Sistersby

    Boydell & Brewer 2006; US$ 34.95

    Women in 15c Bohemia express themselves on marriage, companionship, daily castle life, and family relations. more...

  • The Church of England and Christian Antiquityby

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 199.99

    Jean-Louis Quantin shows how the appeal to Christian antiquity played a key role in the construction of a new confessional identity, 'Anglicanism', maintaining that theologians of the Church of England came to consider that their Church occupied a unique position, because it alone was faithful to the beliefs and practices of the Church Fathers. more...