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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95
A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jürgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of the nineteenth century, moves beyond conventional Eurocentric and chronological accounts of the era, presenting instead a... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00
In November 1774, a pamphlet to the "People of America" was published in Philadelphia and London. It forcefully articulated American rights and liberties and argued that the Americans needed to declare their independence from Britain. The author of this pamphlet was Charles Lee, a former British army officer turned revolutionary, who was... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99
The Holocaust is the defining event of the twentieth century – and perhaps all of modern history. Yet for too long, we have ignored the vital question of how and why such a monstrous event could have happened at all. Now, in How Could This Happen , historian Dan McMillan distills the existing Holocaust research into a cogent explanation of the genocide?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
This comprehensive, up to date and theoretically informed text examines the full range of the European Union's external relations including the Common Foreign and Security Policy. It look at the increasingly important part the EU plays in global politics. The authors argue that the EU's significance cannot be grasped by making comparisons with traditional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
This book illustrates the relationship between British military policy and the development of British war aims during the opening years of the First World War. Basing his work on a wide range of unpublished documentary sources, David French reassesses for the benefit of students and scholars alike what was meant by ?a war of attrition?. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book provides the non-Italian scholar with an extensive picture of the development of Italian economics, from the Sixteenth century to the present. The thread of the narrative is the dialectics between economic theory and political action, where the former attempts to enlighten the latter, but at the same time receives from politics the main... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
Jaromír Balcar legt die erste Unternehmensgeschichte zu den böhmischen Ländern vor, die sowohl die NS-Besatzungsherrschaft als auch die Phase des Übergangs zum Staatssozialismus behandelt. Anhand von drei Konzernen aus unterschiedlichen Branchen untersucht der Bremer Historiker nicht nur die ? tschechischen und deutschen ? Akteure in den Chefetagen... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
The reoccupation of the demilitarized zone in the Rhineland on 7 March 1936 has been long regarded as a turning point in the history of the interwar period. A. Wolz investigates the pre-history of the remilitarization of the Rhineland from the perspective of the German Foreign Office, where diplomats worked toward peaceful abrogation of the terms of... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 14.99
One hundred years after the start of the ?Great War,? World War I for Kids provides an intriguing and comprehensive look at this defining conflict that involved all of the world?s superpowers. Why and how did the war come about? What was daily life like for soldiers in the trenches? What roles did zeppelins, barbed wire, and the passenger ship Lusitania... more...
- NewSouth 2014; US$ 19.99
Australians remember the dead of 25 April 1915 on Anzac Day every year. But do we know the name of a single soldier who died that day? What do we really know about the men supposedly most cherished in the national memory of war? Peter Stanley goes looking for the Lost Boys of Anzac: the men of the very first wave to land at dawn on 25 April 1915 and... more...