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World War I

  • The Roots and Consequences of 20th-Century Warfareby Spencer Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 100.00

    The Roots and Consequences of 20th-Century Warfare: Conflicts That Shaped the Modern World introduces students to the causes and effects of the 20th century's most significant conflicts. Covering conflicts that occurred in all regions of the world, readers will gain knowledge on the causes and consequences of each conflict and become familiar with... more...

  • Lincoln in the Great Warby Louise Blackah

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.97

    Lincoln produced many heroes during WW1 including, Wing Commander Fiennes who was the Commanding Officer of 38 Squadron from 1916 to 1917 flying FE2b aircraft (known as the 'Fees') on patrol against raiding German Zeppelins over Lincolnshire and the surrounding counties. Also, a winged version of the Lincoln Imp adorned many of the First World War... more...

  • The 1916 Battle of the Somme Reconsideredby Peter Liddle

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    Twenty-four years after the publication of his classic study of the Somme, Peter Liddle reconsiders the battle in the light of recent scholarship. The battle still gives rise to fierce debate and, with Passchendaele, it is often seen as the epitome of the tragic folly of the First World War. But is this a reasoned judgement? Peter Liddle, in this... more...

  • Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europeby Neil Christie; Hajnalka Herold

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 40.00

    Twenty-three contributions by leading archaeologists from across Europe explore the varied forms, functions and significances of fortified settlements in the 8th to 10th centuries AD. These could be sites of strongly martial nature, upland retreats, monastic enclosures, rural seats, island bases, or urban nuclei. But they were all expressions of control... more...

  • War! Hellish War! Star Shell Reflections 1916?1918by Jim Maultsaid; Barbara McClune

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    Jim Maultsaid’s illustrated diaries of his Great War service offer a unique and completely original perspective of a fighting man’s experiences. Although an American citizen Jim was living in Donegal in 1914 and first joined the Young Citizens Volunteers and then the British Army. On 1 July 1916 the first day of the Somme, Sergeant... more...

  • French Tanks of the Great Warby Tim Gale

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    The French tank corps was an essential part of the French army from 1917 onwards, yet its history has been strangely neglected in English accounts of the Western Front – and that is why Tim Gale’s meticulously researched history is such a timely addition to the literature on the First World War. Using information derived from the... more...

  • The First Day of the Sommeby Jon Cooksey; Jerry Murland

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.97

    Many guidebooks cover the Somme offensive in 1916, the five-month struggle that has come to be seen as one of the defining episodes in the history of the fighting on the Western Front during the First World War. But no previous guide has concentrated on t more...

  • The Creation of Eve and Renaissance Naturalismby Jack M. Greenstein

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book traces how four early Renaissance masters represented the Creation of Eve. more...

  • Great Western, Moguls and Prairiesby David Maidment

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword’s series, ‘Locomotive Profiles’. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie 2-6-2 tank engines and the Mogul 2-6-0s designed by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century and perpetuated by his successor, Charles... more...

  • King Arthurby Chris Barber

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 20.97

    This book is the culmination of over thirty years of work and research by the author, who is a King Arthur specialist and bestseller. The book brings new information to light by examining through a jigsaw of connections throughout Dark Age Britain, especially Wales and Cornwall, as King Arthur is revealed to have been a hereditary King of the ancient... more...