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Khartoum at Night

by Marie Grace Brown

In the first half of the twentieth century, a pioneering generation of young women exited their homes and entered public space, marking a new era for women's civic participation in northern Sudan. A provocative...


Tanks: A Century of Tank Warfare

by Oscar E. Gilbert & Romain Cansiere

The Casemate Short History Series presents readable and entertaining introductions to military history topics.

Today tanks are synonymous with the modern army; imposing, essential pieces of high-technology equipment,...


Command Missions

by Lucian K. Truscott

Command Missions is a fascinating account of Truscott’s journey through the Second World War, in which he recounts his fellow soldiers’ exploits, the co-operation and at times tense relationships between...


The Origins of the Internet

by Tommaso Detti & Giuseppe Lauricella

From 1995 to the present day the number of Internet users has increased from 16 million to 3.7 billion. What are the reasons for such an extraordinary success? This book reconstructs the origins of the Internet...


Nazi Fugitive: The True Story of a German on the Run

by Eugen Dollmann & Gerhard L. Weinberg

An SS colonel goes underground at the end of WWII

Eugen Dollmann was a scholar and member of the SS whose connections among Italian society led to a posting as a liaison officer attached to Mussolini during World...


Death of a Princess: The True Story Behind Diana's Tragic End

by Tom Sancton & Scott Macleod

For the twentieth anniversary of Diana's death, a new, updated edition of the headline-grabbing New York Times bestseller that told the definitive story of how the Princess of Wales lost her life in a high-speed...


The Treaty of Versailles: A Concise History

by Michael S. Neiberg

Signed on June 28, 1919 between Germany and the principal Allied powers, the Treaty of Versailles formally ended World War I. Problematic from the very beginning, even its contemporaries saw the treaty as a...


Perpetrators

by Guenter Lewy

"Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions." Primo Levi's words disclose...


Silent Refuge

by Margrit Rosenberg Stenge

In 1940 in the remote village of Rogne, Norway, eleven-year-old Margrit Rosenberg and her parents believe that they have finally found the safety that has eluded them since fleeing from Germany two years earlier....


Dunkirk

by Joshua Levine

New York Times Bestseller

The epic true story of Dunkirk—now a major motion picture, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, and Mark Rylance

In 1940, the Allies had...


In the Ruins of the Cold War Bunker

by Luke Bennett

During the Cold War military and civil defence bunkers were an evocative materialisation of deadly military stand-off. They were also a symbol of a deeply affective, pervasive anxiety about the prospect of world-destroying...


Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War

by Philip E. Muehlenbeck

As Marko Dumančić writes in his introduction to Gender, Sexuality, and the Cold War, "despite the centrality of gender and sexuality in human relations, their scholarly study has played a secondary role in...


The Theory and Practice of Associative Power

by Stephen B. Young

To succeed in achieving its national security objectives the United States needs to use Associative Power in place of both Hard Power and Soft Power. Associative Power is the use of joint ventures and alliances...


The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan, New Edition

by Yasmin Khan

A reappraisal of the tumultuous Partition and how it ignited long-standing animosities between India and Pakistan

This new edition of Yasmin Khan's reappraisal of the tumultuous India-Pakistan Partition features...


Hue 1968

by Mark Bowden

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning...


History of the Great War, 1914-1918

by Carlton J. H. Hayes

"Self-interest was the dominant note of the years immediately preceding the outbreak of the Great War. In economics and in politics, among individuals, social classes, and nations, flourished a self-interest...


Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions

by Marc Becker

Revolutions are a commonly studied but only vaguely understood historical phenomenon. This clear and concise text extends our understanding with a critical narrative analysis of key case studies: the 1910–1920...


Beyond the Arab Cold War

by Asher Orkaby

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68, to the forefront of modern Middle East History. During the 1960s, in the wake of a coup against Imam Muhammad al-Badr and the formation of the Yemen...


Dancing in the English style

by Allison Abra

Dancing in the English style explores the development, experience, and cultural representation of popular dance in Britain from the end of the First World War to the early 1950s. It describes the rise of modern...


The Watergate Scandal

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Watergate scandal in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Watergate scandal....