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  • Islamic Movements of Europeby Frank Peter; Rafael Ortega

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    Islam in Europe' and 'Islamophobia' are subjects of vital global importance which currently preoccupy policy-makers and academics alike. Examining various European Muslim groups and institutions that have branched off from Islamic movements - including the Muslim Brotherhood, Hizb ut-Tahrir and Jama’at-i Islami - this book outlines the configuration... more...

  • Events That Formed the Modern World: From the European Renaissance through the War on Terror [5 volumes]by Frank Thackeray; John Findling

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 537.00

    What were the effects of the Age of Exploration on today's ethnic groups and social structure? How did the development of moveable type pave the way for Facebook and Twitter? Why is the Reformation so critical for understanding today's religious controversies? This set will help readers answer these questions by exploring the most significant historical... more...

  • Medievalia et Humanistica, No. 40by Reinhold F. Glei; Wolfgang Polleichtner; Nina Tomaszewski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 97.50

    Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Volume 40 showcases a broad range of medieval scholarship, including six original articles and eight review notices. more...

  • Ailing, Aging, Addictedby Bert E. Park

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    What role did drug abuse play in John F. Kennedy's White House, and how was it kept from the public? How did general anesthetics and aging affect the presidency of Ronald Reagan? Why did Winston Churchill become more egocentric, Woodrow Wilson more self- righteous, and Josef Stalin more paranoid as they aged -- and how did those qualities alter the... more...

  • Ambrose Bierce is Missingby Joe Nickell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    What constitutes historical truth is often subject to change. Through ingenious detection, the accepted wisdom of one generation may become the discredited legend of another -- or vice versa. In this wide- ranging study of historical investigation, former detective Joe Nickell allows the reader to look over his shoulder as he demonstrates the use... more...

  • Medieval Statecraft and Perspectives of Historyby Joseph R. Strayer; Thomas N. Bisson; John F. Benton

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 62.00 US$ 56.42

    This collection of essays by the eminent historian Joseph Strayer makes available in one volume his important shorter studies on the central theme of the political, constitutional, and institutional history of France and England in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Originally published in 1971. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest... more...

  • Das Dilemma militärischer Sicherheitby Lutz Unterseher

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 23.82

    17 Berichte eines Beraters in Verteidigungsfragen – mit kritischen Analysen aus drei Jahrzehnten, gewonnen auf drei Kontinenten. Die Porträts von Armeen, Parteien, Regierungen und Politikern sind erbarmungslos und geraten mitunter zur Satire. Der rote Faden dieses Potpourris? Das hartnäckige, doch immer wieder frustrierte Engagement des Autors für... more...

  • The Pursuit of Historyby John Tosh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95

    This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - what is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past? Does an objective historical truth exist and can we ever access it? In answering these central questions, John Tosh argues that, despite the... more...

  • Alfred the Great: pocket GIANTSby Barbara Yorke

    The History Press 2015; US$ 3.99

    ‘Alfred is one of the most remarkable rulers of any time or place. This clear, readable and insightful book shows why.’ Michael Wood Why is Alfred the Great? A simple answer is that he has been seen as a man who saved England, invented English identity and pioneered English as a written language. He is the first Englishman for whom a biography survives... more...

  • Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe (Routledge Revivals)by Marc Bloch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe was first published in English in 1967. Throughout the work, the idea that Marc Bloch was not only a historian but a great teacher is exemplified, as is his ability to ask interesting and original questions through his writing. Topics covered include medieval Germany, technical problems in the medieval economy and... more...