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The Council of Europe and Roma: 40 years of action

by Collectif

The Council of Europe, after 40 years of activities with Roma, is intensifying its commitment to monitoring and improving their situation and to involving their representatives in the creation of the policies...


Human Rights of Roma and Travellers in Europe

by Collectif

In many European countries, the Roma and Traveller populations are still denied basic human rights and suffer blatant racism. They remain far behind others in terms of educational achievement, employment, housing...


History of the Council of Europe

by Collectif

The Council of Europe, the oldest European organisation, was founded in 1949 with the aim of unifying the continent as a whole. The decision to establish its headquarters in Strasbourg was, moreover, symbolic...


The Anabasis of Alexander

by Arrian Of Nicomedia

WHEN I began this Translation, more than two years ago, I had no intention of publishing it; but as the work progressed, it occurred to me that Arrian is an Author deserving of more attention from the English-speaking...


Pukaki - a comet returns

by Paul Tapsell

Exploring the legacy of Pukaki, the ancestral father of Ngati Whakaue, a hapu (sub-tribe) of Te Arawa of Rotorua, this text also relates the history of the carving of Pukaki that featured in the Te Maori exhibition,...


A History of the Mahrattas: In Three Volumes

by James Grant Duff

A History of the Mahrattas: In Three Volumes by James Grant Duff. The want of a complete history of the rise, progress, and decline of our immediate predecessors in conquest, the Mahrattas, has been long felt...


The Social Cancer: A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere

by Jose Rizal

The Social Cancer: A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere from the Spanish of José Rizal By Charles Derbyshire. Recorded in the history of human sufferings is a cancer of so malignant a character that...


In the Days of Queen Elizabeth

by Eva March Tappan

Of all the sovereigns that have worn the crown of England, Queen Elizabeth is the most puzzling, the most fascinating, the most blindly praised, and the most unjustly blamed. To make lists of her faults and...


Irish Women in Colonial Australia

by Trevor McClaughlin

A fascinating trip into colonial history, the result of collaboration between family historians, genealogists and social historians


Abolitionist Places

by Martha Schoolman & Jared Hickman

From David Brion Davis's The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution to Paul Gilroy's The Black Atlantic, some of the most influential conceptualizations of the Atlantic World have taken the movements of...


The Supermarine Spitfire F.21

by Phil H. Listemann

The Spitfire F.21 was the last Spitfire variant to be introduced into service before the end of WW2. It belongs to what we usually call the third generation of Spitfires, and the F.21 was the first of it, preceding...


The Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XII

by Phil H. Listemann

The full history of the first Griffon engined Spitfire variant is told, squadron per squadron, with the list of all claims, losses. The success of this variant paved the way for the subsequent Griffon engined...


The Ironclads of Cambrai

by Bryan Cooper

When tanks, the newly invented British weapon, were used for the first time in a mass attack on November 20 1917, they not only achieved one of the most remarkable successes of the First World War but set the...


The Devil's Birthday: The Bridges to Arnhem 1944

by Geoffrey Powell

Arnhem was the heaviest Allied defeat of 1944 and was the subject of the famous film A Bridge Too Far. Casualties during the battle were appalling; the brave and enduring Dutch people suffered catastrophically...


The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development    1906-1922

by D K Brown

The launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 ushered in one of the most rapid periods of warship development in history; and only ten years after this all-big-gun, turbine-powered battleship was completed, two entire...


Air Battle of the Ruhr: RAF Offensive March - July 1943

by Alan W Cooper

First published to acclaim in 1992, this book deals with the exploits of Bomber Command during their offensive against German Industry in the Ruhr during World War II. The author begins by describing the role...


The Miracle of Michmash

by Nigel Messenger

Based on the incredible true story of a battle of the Old Testament and a battle of The British Army against the Turks in World War One: this was fought in the same place in Palestine: the British copied the...


Churchill's Desert Rats in North-West Europe: The Final Push

by Patrick Delaforce

When Montgomery took command prior to D-Day he gathered around him commanders and formations he knew and trusted. Not surprisingly 7th Armoured Division was one of these and they were deployed from Italy to...


Kesselring: The Making of the Luftwaffe

by Kenneth Macksey

Illustrated with maps and a center section of black and white photographs. Kesselring-commander, leader, administrator; the only senior German officer to start and finish the Second World War holding a high...


Some Desperate Glory: The Diary of a Young Officer, 1917

by Edwin Campion Vaughan

Some Desperate Glory charts the progress of an enthusiastic and patriotic young officer who marched into battle with Palgrave's Golden Treasury in his pack. Intensely honest and revealing, his diary evokes the...