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  • Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheelby Frances Gies; Joseph Gies

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 6.99

    An illuminating look at the monumental inventions of the Middle Ages, by the authors of Life in a Medieval Castle . more...

  • In The Garden of Beastsby Erik Larson

    Transworld 2011; US$ 14.38 US$ 10.79

    Berlin,1933. William E. Dodd, a mild-mannered academic from Chicago, has to his own and everyone else's surprise, become America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany, in a year that proves to be a turning point in history. Dodd and his family, notably his vivacious daughter, Martha, observe at first-hand the many changes - some subtle, some disturbing,... more...

  • Medicine after the Holocaustby Sheldon Rubenfeld

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 48.00

    Rubenfeld and the contributors to this collection posit that German physicians betrayed the Hippocratic Oath when they chose knowledge over wisdom, the state over the individual, a führer over God, and personal gain over professional ethics. more...

  • Life in a Caveby Paul Jordan

    The History Press 2011; US$ 1.44

    What was it like to be a caveman? What sort of house would you live in? What sort of clothes would you wear? Paul Jordan takes us back in time to see what it was really like to live in prehistoric times, what kind of animals we would have shared the land with, and what our daily life would involve. How would you have managed in this strange and difficult... more...

  • Descent into Darknessby Edward C. Raymer

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 18.95

    On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma , and Utah lie paralyzed and burning in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a crack team of U.S. Navy salvage divers headed by Edward C. Raymer are hurriedly flown to Oahu from the mainland. The divers have been given a Herculean task: rescue the sailors and Marines... more...

  • Adventures in My Youthby Armin Scheiderbauer

    Helion & Company 2006; US$ 16.99

    The author could be described as a 'veteran' in every sense of the word, even though he was only aged 21 when the war ended. Armin Scheiderbauer served as an infantry officer with the 252nd Infantry Division, German Army, and saw four years of bitter combat on the Eastern Front, being wounded six times.This is an outstanding personal memoir,... more...

  • The Battlefields of Englandby A. H. Burne

    Pen and Sword 2005; US$ 7.99

    England's battlefields bear witness to dramatic turning-points in the country's history. At Hastings, Bosworth Field, Flodden and Naseby, the battles fought were to have an enormous effect on English life. This double volume, containing Burne's famous "Battlefields of England" and "More Battlefields of England" make... more...

  • The Pius Warby David G. Dalin; Joseph Bottum

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99

    In The Pius War, Joseph Bottum has joined with rabbi David G. Dalin to gather a representative and powerful sample of these reviews, deliberately chosen from a wide range of publications. Together with a team of professors, historians, and other experts, the reviewers conclusively investigate the claims attacking Pius XII. The Pius War, and the detailed... more...

  • The Atlantic Slave Tradeby Herbert S. Klein

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    The Atlantic Slave Trade examines the four hundred years of Atlantic slave trade. more...

  • British Policy and Strategy towards Norway, 1941-45by Chris Mann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 120.00

    After the German occupation of 1940, Britain was forced to reassess its relationship with Norway, a country largely on the periphery of the main theatres of the Second World War. Christopher Mann examines British military policy towards Norway, concentrating on the commando raids, deception planning and naval operations. more...