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The General Principles of Quantum Theory

by George Temple

Published in 1934, this monograph was one of the first introductory accounts of the principles which form the physical basis of the Quantum Theory, considered as a branch of mathematics. The exposition is restricted...

The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson: Volume 3

by Ernest Rutherford

This is the third of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford's scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his...

The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century

by David Reynolds

Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History. "If you only read one book about the First World War in this anniversary year, read The Long Shadow. David Reynolds writes superbly...

Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

by Mark Armstrong

The 1960s is one of the most exciting fashion decades of the twentieth century,

where British pop and youth culture created a stylish look that set trends all around the world. This book reveals how the 1960s...

Morane-Saulnier MS.406 Aces

by Kari Stenman & Chris Davey

French World War II fighter design was cut short by the fall of France, but the MS.406 also saw service in Vichy French colonies and Finland.

The MS.406 was an important aircraft not only because it was built...

Taming China's Wilderness: Immigration, Settlement and the Shaping of the Heilongjiang Frontier, 1900-1931

by Patrick Fuliang Shan

For most of its rule, the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) - whose historical homeland was in Heilongjiang - enforced a policy that prohibited Chinese immigration and settlement and maintained the region's reputation...

D-Day Illustrated Edition: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II

by Stephen E. Ambrose

Now illustrated with an extraordinary collection of over 125 photos, Stephen E. Ambrose’s D-Day is the definitive history of World War II’s most pivotal battle, June 6, 1944, the day that changed the course...

Fighting to Lose: How the German Secret Intelligence Service Helped the Allies Win the Second World War

by John Bryden

Newly released FBI and MI5 documents provide a fresh interpretation of key events during World War II, showing how German military intelligence, which was secretly opposed to the Nazis, aided the Allies.

British Food Policy During the First World War (RLE The First World War)

by Margaret Barnett

Because of the exceptionally high proportion of imports in Britain's food supply and the determined efforts of the enemy to sever the supply lines, efficient management of food resources was an essential element...

British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War)

by Peter Dewey

This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers coped with the problems of shortage of labour and other factors of production, as well as assessing how well agriculture performed as a supplier of food...

'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War): The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

by Holger H. Herwig

Originally published in 1980 'Luxury' Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill's) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions,...

Strategy and Supply (RLE The First World War): The Anglo-Russian Alliance 1914-1917

by Keith Neilson

Based on a wide range of primary sources, this book shows the way in which diplomacy, economics, finance and strategy became intertwined during the First World War. The author examines the diplomatic, economic,...

The War Plans of the Great Powers (RLE The First World War): 1880-1914

by Paul Kennedy

The origins of the First World War remain one of the greatest twentieth century historical controversies. In this debate the role of military planning in particular and of militarism in general, are a key focus...

The Scaremongers (RLE The First World War): The Advocacy of War and Rearmament 1896-1914

by A. J. A. Morris

This revealing book illustrates how the passion for war was fostered and promoted. The author provides detailed evidence of how and why an image of Germany as a nation determined upon world hegemony was deliberately...

Britain, America and the Sinews of War 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

by Kathleen Burk

Anglo-American relations were transformed during the First World War. Britain was already in long-term economic decline relative to the United States, but this decline was accelerated by the war, which was militarily...

War and the State (RLE The First World War): The Transformation of British Government, 1914-1919

by Kathleen Burk

This volume gives students and researchers an insight into British central government in 1914, how and why it altered during the war years and what permanent changes remained when the war was over. The war saw...

Socialism and the Challenge of War (RLE The First World War): Ideas and Politics in Britain, 1912-18

by Jay M. Winter

The First World War marks a crucial period in the history of the socialist wing of the British labour movement. This book is an account of the development of the political ideas and activities of some of the...

Britain and the First World War (RLE The First World War)

by John Turner

This book gives students an informed insight into the British experience in the First World War. The contributors, all established First World War historians, have drawn on their own research and secondary sources...

American Newsfilm 1914-1919 (RLE The First World War): The Underexposed War

by David H. Mould

The First World War was the first conflict in which film became a significant instrument of propaganda. For the United States, the war had two distinct phases: from August 1914 to April 1917, America was officially...

German Policy Toward Neutral Spain, 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

by Ron Carden

This volume describes and analyses the methods Germany used to reinforce Spain's independence thereby preventing Madrid's entry into the war on the Allied side. While there have been many studies dealing with...