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World War I

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  • Loos 1915by Nick Lloyd

    The History Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    In little over three weeks of intensive fighting, which not only witnessed the first British use of poison gas, but also the debut of New Army divisions filled with citizen volunteers, British forces at Loos managed to drive up to two miles into the German positions. However, they were unable to capitalise on their initial gains. After suffering nearly... more...

  • Forgotten Battlefronts of the First World Warby Martin Marix Evans

    The History Press 2009; US$ 11.99

    The struggle between Germany and the Allies along the Western front is for many the most familiar element of World War I. Nevertheless, many less well-known theatres of conflict were key to the overall progress and conduct of the war. This work sheds light on these hitherto neglected battlefronts. more...

  • The Lessons of Warby William Van der Kloot

    The History Press 2008; US$ 15.99

    Examines the experiences of seven national leaders during the First World War including Adolf Hitler, Charles de Gaulle, Benito Mussolini, Gustav Mannerheim, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Harold Macmillan and Herbert Hoover. more...

  • Attritionby William Philpott

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 13.99

    The First World War was too big to be grasped by its participants. In the retelling of their war in the competing memories of leaders and commanders, and the anguished fiction of its combatants, any sense of order and purpose, effort and achievement, was missing. Drawing on the experience of front line soldiers, munitions workers, politicians and... more...

  • The Republican Tradition in Europeby H. A. L. Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1911, this pioneering and ambitious work provides a history of the evolution of republican thought and practice in Europe from the fall of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the twentieth century. Based a series of lectures delivered by the author at Lowell Institute in 1910, this is a comprehensive treatment of the subject which... more...

  • Withstanding Hitlerby Michael Balfour

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This is the first book in English to give a comprehensive account of how soldiers, officials, Christians and workers in Germany fought together to frustrate Hitler's aims. more...

  • A Social History of England 1851-1990by Francois Bedarida

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    In this, the second edition of A Social History of England , Francois B├ędarida has added a new final chapter on the last fifteen years. The book now traces the evolution of English society from the height of the British Empire to the dawn of the single European market. Making full use of the Annales school of French historiography, B├ędarida takes... more...

  • Plenty and Wantby Proffessor John Burnett; John Burnett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    What did Queen Victoria have for dinner? And how did this compare with the meals of the poor in the nineteenth century? This classic account of English food habits since the industrial revolution answers these questions and more. more...

  • The History of Bethlemby Jonathan Andrews; Asa Briggs; Roy Porter; Penny Tucker; Keir Waddington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe with an unbroken history of sheltering and treating the mentally disturbed.... more...

  • The Making of Victorian Englandby G. Kitson Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Based on the Ford Lectures, delivered at Oxford in 1960, the author describes some of the forces which created what we call `Victorian England'. more...