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- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 38.88
Hauptbeschreibung Vor fast siebzig Jahren begann im Sommer 1941 das Unternehmen Barbarossa, der deutsche Angriff auf die Sowjetunion. Stefan Scheil zeichnet in seiner Studie über die Eskalation des Zweiten Weltkriegs die internationale Politik im Jahr vor diesem Angriff und seine Ursachen nach. Die britische, deutsche, amerikanische und sowjetische... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 11.42
Hauptbeschreibung Ein gut bezahlter Job, ein schönes Haus mit Garten, eine attraktive Ehefrau und eine wunderbare erwachsene Tochter - das ist Jens Schlegels Leben. Genau genommen war es sein Leben. Was dann geschah? In Schlegels Augen eine bloße Verkettung unglücklicher Umstände, doch die Folgen sind verheerend: Job weg, Haus weg, Scheidung, und... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 27.69
This book tells the story of women in the First World War at the front line, under fire, and in combat. Through their diaries, letters and memoirs, meet the women who defied convention and followed their convictions to defend the less fortunate and fight for their country. Follow British Flora Sandes as she joins the Serbian Army and takes up a place... more...
- Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 9.99
The vivid, suspenseful history books for which Adam Hochschild has become well known are only a portion of his work. All his life he has also been writing shorter pieces: about the writers he loves, about his unusual life story, and about his travels to far corners of the earth—four continents, for example, are included in this volume. Finding the... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 14.57
Intended as a diversion from the Somme, Fromelles was was the worst-ever military disaster in Australian history, and is recognised as one of the bloodiest and most useless battles of the First World War. With the recent discovery of a mass grave and the disinterment of many diggers, it has now entered national consciousness in the same way as Gallipoli.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95
The fourth edition of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century presents an innovative comparison of the origins, development, and demise of the three forms of totalitarianism that emerged in twentieth-century Europe. Represents the only book that systematically compares all three infamous dictators of the twentieth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
In the early twentieth century brutal nation-states such as Mussolini?s Italy, Stalin?s Russia and Hitler?s Germany came to the fore and the twin evils of dictatorship and war ensured the rapid destruction of liberal democracy, market economics and the international order. In contrast, the latter half was concerned with re-thinking and re-shaping... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
This volume looks at the impact on the wider world of the end of the European empires and their replacement by a new international order dominated by East-West rivalries. After surveying the decolonization process, the book looks successively at the different patterns of experience in Southern Africa, South East Asia and India, East Asia and the Pacific,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 8.47
Images of WWI in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of trench warfare, the miles of mud, the shattered earth and the tangled miles of barbed wire. However there was another significant arena of war - the battle for control of the sea. In 1914 at the beginning of the war, Britain?s maritime supremacy had remained unchallenged... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This terrifying alternative reality is actually based on historical facts. The book follows the real course of events up to1 September, including the planning in Britain and Germany, and the aerial war. The fictional story then supposes that the Germans halted their advance in France along the Seine and the Aisne after the fall of Paris and that... more...