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- Hesperus Press 2014; US$ 11.99
A unique civilian's eye-view of World War I, depicting, through heartfelt letters from an American woman, a fascinating before and after picture of a French community in disarray What looked impossible is evidently coming to pass . . . I silently returned to my garden and sat down. War again! This time war was close by?not war about which one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Offering a fresh critical perspective on this momentous event, Andrew Shennan examines both the continuities and discontinuities that resulted from the events of 1940. The main focus is on the French experience of the war, but this experience is framed within the larger context of France's - and Europe's - protracted mid-twentieth century crisis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
This introductory survey covers all aspects of the period when Britain was transformed into an industrial, urban society, with political power in the hands of the middle class. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and concise, the book offers a wide-ranging synthesis of key themes and events. Looking ahead to the... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The respected British military historian H. P. Willmott presents the first of a three-volume appraisal of the strategic policies of the countries involved in the Pacific War. Remarkable in its scope and depth of research, his thoughtful analysis covers the whole range of political, economic, military, and naval activity in the Pacific. This first... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17
A photograph of three friends on the football field, taken in 1912. Less than five years later all three would be killed and buried beneath the fields of Belgium. This story is typical of many schoolboys across Britain who signed up for or were conscripted to fight in the First World War. In this groundbreaking new book, historian Alexandra Churchill... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Swindon offers an intimate portrayal of the town and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it explores the area's regiments, the background and... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: West Sussex offers an intimate portrayal of the county and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. Compiled by West Sussex County Council, with content and illustrations drawn from their archives, this... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
The latest volume in the series covering the VCs won in theatres of war away from the Western Front and Gallipoli. The book opens with the stories of four VC-winners who took part in the prolonged struggles to drive the Germans out of Africa. It goes on to document the acts of heroism performed by 14 men from mid-1917 in Palestine, as the British... more...