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  • Cold War Literatureby Andrew Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The Cold War was the longest conflict in a century defined by the scale and brutality of its conflicts. In the battle between the democratic West and the communist East there was barely a year in which the West was not organising, fighting or financing some foreign war. It was an engagement that resulted – in Korea, Guatemala, Nicaragua and elsewhere... more...

  • Equivocal Beingsby Claudia L. Johnson

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    In the wake of the French Revolution, Edmund Burke argued that civil order depended upon nurturing the sensibility of men—upon the masculine cultivation of traditionally feminine qualities such as sentiment, tenderness, veneration, awe, gratitude, and even prejudice. Writers as diverse as Sterne, Goldsmith, Burke, and Rousseau were politically motivated... more...

  • Zwischen den Stühlenby Kai-Michael Sprenger

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    The series Bibliothek des Deutschen Historischen Instituts in Rom (Library of the German Historical Institute in Rome) was established in 1905. It produces academic monographs and volumes of collected essays on Italian and German history from the Early Middle Ages until the recent past. more...

  • Fighting Songs and Warring Wordsby Brian Murdoch

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Great Britain and Ireland IV 1801-1909by MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Table of ContentsJohn Henry Newman-(Born in 1801, died in 1890.) I: The Beginnings of Tractarianism. (From the "Apologia pro Vita Sua"). II: On His Submission to the Catholic Church. (From the "Apologia"). III: Of Athens as a True University. (From Volume III of the "Historical Sketches").... more...

  • Great Britain and Ireland III 1740-1881by MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Table of Contents. James Boswell—(Born in 1740, died in 1795.). I: Boswell''s Introduction to Johnson. (From Boswell''s "Life of Johnson"). II: Johnson''s Audience with George III. (From Boswell''s "Life of Johnson"). III: The Meeting of Johnson and John Wilkes. (From... more...

  • Great Britain and Ireland II 1672-1800by MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Table of Contents. Sir Richard Steele—(Born in 1672, died in 1729.). I: Of Companions and Flatterers. II: The Story-Teller and His Art. (From The Guardian). III: Sir Roger and the Widow. (From The Spectator). IV: The Coverley Family Portraits. (From The Spectator). V: On Certain Symptoms of Greatness. (From The Tatler).... more...

  • Great Britain and Ireland I 1281-1745by MobileReference 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Table of Contents. Richard de Bury—(Born in 1281, died in 1345.). In Praise of Books. (From the "Philobiblon"). Sir John Mandeville—(Reputed author.). I: The Route from England to Constantinople. (From the "Travels"). II: At the Court of the Great Chan. (From the "Travels"). John Wyclif—(Born... more...

  • Toekomst in het grootby Lucas Reijnders; Egbert Tellegen; Bert de Reuver

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 44.25

    Essays on the diverse ethical dillema's of the 21th century more...

  • Nonfictional Romantic Proseby Steven P. Sondrup; Virgil Nemoianu; Gerald Gillespie

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 297.00

    Nonfictional Romantic Prose: Expanding Borders surveys a broad range of expository, polemical, and analytical literary forms that came into prominence during the last two decades of the eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth. They stand in contrast to better-known romantic fiction in that they endeavor to address the world of daily,... more...