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The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson Volume 1: Volume 1

by Ernest Rutherford

This is the first 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 Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson Volume 1: Volume 2

by Ernest Rutherford

This is the second 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 Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs

by Jim Rasenberger

A REMARKABLY GRIPPING ACCOUNT OF AMERICA’S BAY OF PIGS CRISIS, DRAWING ON LONG-HIDDEN CIA DOCUMENTS AND DELIVERING, AS NEVER BEFORE, THE VIVID TRUTH—AND CONSEQUENCES—OF FIVE PIVOTAL DAYS IN APRIL 1961...


Outspoken Women: An Anthology of Women's Writing on Sex, 1870-1969

by Lesley A. Hall

Studying a broader period than its contemporaries, this comprehensive study reveals a neglected tradition of British women's writing from the Victorian era to the sexual revolution of the 1960s. Outspoken Women...


Secret Cables of the Comintern, 1933-1943

by Fridrikh Igorevich Firsov

Drawing on secret and therefore candid coded telegraphs exchanged between Communist Party leaders around the world and their overseers at the Communist International (Comintern) headquarters in Moscow, this...


London Calling: Britain, the BBC World Service and the Cold War

by Alban Webb

From its inception in 1932, overseas broadcasting by the BBC quickly became an essential adjunct to British diplomatic and foreign policy objectives. For this reason, the World Service was considered the primary...


Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan

by Jan Bardsley

Women and Democracy in Cold War Japan offers a fresh perspective on gender politics by focusing on the Japanese housewife of the 1950s as a controversial representation of democracy, leisure, and domesticity....


The Strategy of the Genes

by C.H. Waddington

First published in 1957, this essential classic work bridged the gap between analytical and theoretical biology, thus setting the insights of the former in a context which more sensitively reflects the ambiguities...


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: 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

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

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: 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: 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,...