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  • The Political Diary of Alfred Rosenberg and the Onset of the Holocaustby Jürgen Matthäus; Frank Bajohr

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99

    Based on previously inaccessible diary notes written by one of the most prominent Nazis, this important book throws new light on the thoughts and actions of the leading men around Hitler during critical junctures that led to war, genocide, and Nazi Germany?s final defeat. more...

  • Minding her own businessby Catherine Bishop

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 24.99

    A history that populates the streets of colonial Sydney with entrepreneurial businesswomen earning their living in a variety of small - and sometimes surprising - enterprises.There are few memorials to colonial businesswomen, but if you know where to look you can find many traces of their presence as you wander the streets of Sydney. From milliners... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World Historyby Alan Forrest; Matthias Middell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution not only on its European neighbours but on Latin... more...

  • On the Natural History of Destructionby W.G. Sebald

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00

    W.G. Sebald completed this extraordinary and important -- and already controversial -- book before his untimely death in December 2001. On the Natural History of Destruction is W.G. Sebald?s harrowing and precise investigation of one of the least examined ?silences? of our time. In it, the acclaimed novelist examines the devastation of German cities... more...

  • Brotherhood of Heroesby Bill Sloan

    Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 16.00

    A Band of Brothers for the Pacific, this is the gut-wrenching but ultimately triumphant story of the Marines' most ferocious -- yet largely forgotten -- battle of World War II. Between September 15 and October 15, 1944, the First Marine Division suffered more than 6,500 casualties fighting on a hellish little coral island in the Pacific. Peleliu... more...

  • Battle Order 204by Christobel Mattingley

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 16.31

    The riveting true story account of a young WW2 pilot's heroic journey, illustrated throughout with fascinating photographs, maps and excerpts from his log books. more...

  • Darby's Rangersby William O. Darby

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 6.99

    The exciting true story of a legendary leader and the men who fought by his side in World War II, told in his own words. . . more...

  • Sixty Days in Combatby Dean Joy

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95

    ?The infantryman?s war is . . . without the slightest doubt the dirtiest, roughest job of them all.? He went in as a military history buff, a virgin, and a teetotaler. He came out with a war bride, a taste for German beer, and intimate knowledge of one of the darkest parts of history. His name is Dean Joy, and this was his war. For two months... more...

  • MacArthur's Victoryby Harry Gailey

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95

    A GREAT WARRIOR AT THE PEAK OF HIS POWERS In March 1942, General Douglas MacArthur faced an enemy who, in the space of a few months, captured Malaya, Burma, the Philippines, the Dutch East Indies, and, from their base at Raubaul in New Britain, threaten Australia. Upon his retreat to Australia, MacArthur hoped to find enough men and matériel for... more...

  • No Simple Victoryby Norman Davies

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00

    One of the world?s leading historians re- examines World War II and its outcome A clear-eyed reappraisal of World War II that offers new insight by reevaluating well-established facts and pointing out lesser-known ones, No Simple Victory asks readers to reconsider what they know about the war, and how that knowledge might be biased or incorrect.... more...