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Veteran MPs and Conservative Politics in the Aftermath of the Great War: The Memory of All That

by Richard Carr

Between 1918 and 1939, 448 men who performed uniformed service in the First World War became Conservative MPs. This relatively high-profile cohort have been under-explored as a distinct body, yet a study of...


Past to Present: A Reporter's Story of War, Spies, People, and Politics

by William Stevenson

William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about another William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally...


Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family and Nazi Politics

by Claudia Koonz

From extensive research, including a remarkable interview with the unrepentant chief of Hitler's Women's Bureau, this book traces the roles played by women - as followers, victims and resisters - in the rise...


The Nazi Organisation of Women

by Jill Stephenson

The Nazi's were implacably opposed to feminism and women's independence. Rosa Luxemburg became a symbol of all that most horrified them in German society, in particular because of her involvement in active politics....


Women, Work, and Protest: A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History

by Ruth Milkman

As paid work becomes increasingly central in women's lives, the history of their labor struggles assumes more and more importance. This volume represents the best of the new feminist scholarship in twentieth-century...


1963: That Was The Year That Was

by Andrew Cook

1963 is a compendium of milestone stories and watershed events in popular culture, national and international politics. This year alone saw: the Beatles' first number one; Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream'...


I am Spain: The Spanish Civil War and the Men and Women who went to Fight Fascism

by David Boyd Haycock

George Orwell, Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, John Dos Passos, Felicia Browne, John Cornford, Stephen Spender... These were just some of the talented, committed and adventure-hungry...


The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe

by Stephen Harding

The true story of US & German soldiers fighting side by side in the final days of WW II


The Economic Civil Rights Movement: African Americans and the Struggle for Economic Power

by Michael Ezra

Economic inequalities have been perhaps the most enduring problem facing African Americans since the civil rights movement, despite the attention they have received from activists. Although the civil rights...


The Poles in Britain, 1940-2000: From Betrayal to Assimilation

by Peter D. Stachura

Stachura provides an important, original analysis of the Polish community in the United Kingdom, adding up to a provocative interpretation of the Pole's position in British society. The chapters add to our understanding...


Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media: Producing Health in the Twentieth Century

by Virginia Berridge & Kelly Loughlin

This collection opens up the post war history of public health to sustained research-based historical scrutiny. Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media examines the development of a new view of 'the health of...


The German Question and the Origins of the Cold War

by Nicolas Lewkowicz

The book analyses the role of the German Question in the origins of the Cold War. The work evaluates the transformation which occurred in Germany and the post-war international order due to the inter-Allied...


Spanish Republican Aces

by Rafael Lopez & Julio Caeiro

At the start of the civil war, most young fighter officers joined the rebels (Nationalists). It was the high ranking officers, grupo or escuadrilla commanders, and the NCOs, sergeants and corporals who remained...


Armistice 1918

by Bullitt Lowry

The five armistices arranged in the fall of 1918 determined the course of diplomatic events for many years. The armistice with Germany, the most important of the five, was really a peace treaty in miniature....


Blue Moon over Cuba: Aerial Reconnaissance during the Cuban Missile Crisis

by William B. Usn (Ret) Ecker

Most books on the Cuban Missile Crisis tell the story using the memoirs of those who advised President Kennedy as he struggled to avoid World War III. This book is the only known personal account of the lead...


King of Thieves

by George F. Walker

Slink through 1920s NYC with master criminals and corrupt bankers. Cast of 13 men and 5 women.


Edward VII's Children

by John Van der Kiste

King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra had six children. Of the five who reached maturity, only one, the future King George V, has received much attention from biographers. The eldest son, Albert Victor, Duke of...


War and Our World

by John Keegan

John Keegan, widely considered the greatest military historian of our time and the author of acclaimed volumes on ancient and modern warfare--including, most recently, The First World War, a national bestseller--distills...


Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt: The Unlikely Hero of the Lusitania

by Steven H. Gittelman & Emily Gittelman

Alfred Vanderbilt was extravagant playboy that became the subject of numerous scandals. During the sinking of the Lusitania, he spent his last moments rescuing women and children. Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt follows...


Blowtorch: Robert Komer, Vietnam, and American Cold War Strategy

by Frank Jones

History has not been kind to Robert Komer, a casualty of bad historical analysis and inaccurate information. A Cold War national security policy and strategy adviser to three presidents, Komer was one of the...