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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99
Even a century after its conclusion, the devastation of the Great War still echoes in the work of artists who try to make sense of the political, moral, ideological, and economic changes and challenges it spawned. This volume provides the first book-length study of World War I as it is featured in French cinema, from the silent era to contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
Paula Bartley?s Queen Victoria examines Victorian Britain from the perspective of the Queen. Victoria?s personal and political actions are discussed in relation to contemporary shifts in Britain?s society, politics and culture, examining to what extent they did ? or did not ? influence events throughout her reign. Drawing from contemporary sources,... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.99
The remote moors and valleys around Hexham in Northumberland have been producing fighting men for countless millennia. From repelling invading Romans and Vikings, to locking swords with William Wallaces rampaging Scots, and the lawless days of the Border Reivers, the men of Tynedale have always rallied to the cause. So when Kitcheners call... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 56.46
A great, sprawling, ancient and unique entity, the Holy Roman Empire, from its founding by Charlemagne to its destruction by Napoleon a millennium later, formed the heart of Europe. It was a great engine for inventions and ideas, it was the origin of many modern European states, from Germany to the Czech Republic, its relations with Italy, France... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 19.33
The Holocaust has never been so widely commemorated, but our understanding of the accepted narrative has rarely, if ever, been questioned. David Cesarani's sweeping reappraisal challenges accepted explanations for the anti-Jewish politics of Nazi Germany and the inevitability of the 'Final Solution'. The persecution of the Jews was not always the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 20.78
Richard II (1377-99) came to the throne as a child, following the long, domineering, martial reign of his grandfather Edward III. He suffered from the disastrous combination of a most exalted sense of his own power and an inability to impress that power on those closest to the throne. Neither trusted nor feared, Richard battled with a whole series... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 28.99
As the Second World War neared its conclusion, Germany was a nation reduced to rubble: 3.6 million German homes had been destroyed leaving 7.5 million people homeless; an apocalyptic landscape of flattened cities and desolate wastelands. In May 1945 Germany surrendered, and Britain, America, Soviet Russia and France set about rebuilding their... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95
Disputes, discord and reconciliation were fundamental parts of the fabric of communal living in early modern Europe. This edited volume presents essays on the cultural codes of conflict and its resolution in this period under three broad themes: peace-making as practice; the nature of mediation and arbitration; and the role of criminal law in conflicts.... more...