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  • Empire's Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean From Columbus to the Present Dayby Carrie Gibson

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 22.76

    A definitive history of the Caribbean by a brilliant young historian more...

  • The Industrial Ageby Charles More

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    A new edition of this popular single volume survey of the British economy from industrialisation to the present day. This key text has been updated to cover a further decade of Britain's economic and social fortunes. In particular the chapters on the industrial revolution have been extensively revised and there is a new chapter on environmental history.... more...

  • The Decline of the Ancient Worldby A. H. M. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This celebrated account of the decline of the ancient world describes the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the emergence of the new medieval European order. more...

  • No Banners, No Buglesby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The unheralded story of how salvage helped the Allies win back North Africa By the time America joined World War II, Edward Ellsberg had already earned his place as one of the world?s great marine salvage engineers, and his bestselling accounts of raising doomed submarines and histories of classic diving operations had made him a literary star.... more...

  • The Far Shoreby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    The story of the greatest invasion in history, as told by a master military engineer Thousands of men desperately struggling through the surf, blood spilling into the sea and mud, bullets whizzing by their ears?this is the Far Shore of Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Here, we see D-Day through the eyes of an experienced engineer, brought out of a... more...

  • Under the Red Sea Sunby Edward Ellsberg

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99

    To recover North Africa from the Nazis, the Allies had to undertake the largest salvage operation the world had ever seen By 1942, Mussolini?s forces were on the run in East Africa. In order to slow the Allied advance, the Italians used audacious tactics. One included making ports inoperable, leaving the Allies without the infrastructure necessary... more...

  • Schuld und Schuldgefühlby Mathias Hirsch

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.41

    Seit biblischen Zeiten sind Schuld und das Gefühl von Schuld ein zentraler Topos der menschlichen Existenz. In der Mythologie, in der Dramatik, im täglichen Umgang zwischen Menschen ? überall gilt Schuld wie ein Kompass für das Verhalten. Selbstverständlich hat sich Sigmund Freud beim Entwurf seiner Tiefenpsychologie von Anfang an der Schuld und des... more...

  • The Florentine Magnatesby Carol Lansing

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In the 1290s a new guild-based Florentine government placed a group of noble families under severe legal restraints, on the grounds that they were both the most powerful and the most violent and disruptive element in the city. In this colorful portrayal of civic life in medieval Florence, Carol Lansing explores the patrilineal structure and function... more...

  • Around the Village Greenby Dot May Dunn

    Orion 2014; US$ 18.78

    The heart-warming tale of a wartime childhood. more...

  • Genocideby William D. Rubinstein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Genocide is a topic beset by ambiguities over meaning and double standards. In this stimulating and gripping history, William Rubinstein sets out to clarify the meaning of the term genocide and its historical evolution, and provides a working definition that informs the rest of the book. He makes the important argument that each instance of genocide... more...