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  • The World's Warby David Olusoga

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 14.57

    A unique account of the millions of colonial troops who fought in the First World War, and why they were later air-brushed out of history. Every major battle fought on the Western Front, from the First Battle of Ypres to the Second Battle of the Marne, was fought by Allied armies that were multi-racial and multi-ethnic. Yet from the moment the guns... more...

  • A Hilltop on the Marneby Mildred Aldrich

    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...

  • Victoria at Warby Michael McKernan

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 39.99

    During the First World War, in Melbourne and communities throughout Victoria, schoolchildren knitted socks for the troops serving in Gallipoli, the Middle East and on the Western Front. Their families set up Red Cross branches to support the 91,000 Victorian servicemen and women overseas. Victoria at War records the achievements of the state’s... more...

  • Zwischen Neutralität und Propaganda ? Französisch-Dolmetscher im Nationalsozialismusby Kristina Werner

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 39.55

    Welches Ziel verfolgt ein totalitäres Regime bei der Weiterbildung von Dolmetschern? Die von der Reichsfachschaft für das Dolmetscherwesen herausgegebenen Lehrmaterialien geben Aufschluss, auf welche Weise versucht wurde, die Sprach- und Kulturmittler mit nationalsozialistischer Propaganda zu indoktrinieren. In diesem Buch werden die französischen... more...

  • MI5 in the Great Warby Nigel West

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17

    In 1921, MI5 commissioned a comprehensive, top-secret review of the organisation?s operations during the First World War. Never intended for circulation outside of the government, all seven volumes of this fascinating and unique document remained locked away in MI5?s registry … until now. Recently declassified and published here for the first time,... more...

  • World War 1 at Seaby Victoria Carolan

    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...

  • The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815by Hamish Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    The Birth of a Great Power System, 1740-1815 examines a key development in modern European history: the origins and emergence of a competitive state system. H.M. Scott demonstrates how the well-known and dramatic events of these decades - the emergence of Russia and Prussia; the three partitions of Poland; the continuing retreat of the Ottoman... more...

  • Fascism and the Right in Europe 1919-1945by Martin Blinkhorn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This new text places interwar European fascism squarely in its historical context and analyses its relationship with other right wing, authoritarian movements and regimes. Beginning with the ideological roots of fascism in pre-1914 Europe, Martin Blinkhorn turns to the problem-torn Europe of 1919 to 1939 in order to explain why fascism emerged and... more...

  • Six Weeks of Blenheim Summerby Alastair Panton; Victoria Panton Bacon

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94

    Six Weeks of Blenheim Summer is a vivid and lyrical memoir of life as an RAF reconnaissance pilot in France during the hellish summer of 1940. It brings to life the fear, loneliness and pain that Alastair Panton and his comrades came to live with during those long weeks, as well as the bravery, camaraderie and humanity that made those unpredictable... more...

  • Geographies of the Holocaustby Anne Kelly Knowles; Tim Cole; Alberto Giordano

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This book explores the geographies of the Holocaust at every scale of human experience, from the European continent to the experiences of individual human bodies. Built on six innovative case studies, it brings together historians and geographers to interrogate the places and spaces of the genocide. The cases encompass the landscapes of particular... more...