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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...


Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics

by Daniel Stedman Jones

Based on archival research and interviews with leading participants in the movement, Masters of the Universe traces the ascendancy of neoliberalism from the academy of interwar Europe to supremacy under Reagan...


The Twins Platoon: An Epic Story of Young Marines at War in Vietnam

by Christy W., Jr. Sauro

In the evening of June 28, 1967, 150 young Americans were sworn into the Marine Corps as part of the pre-game ceremonies of a Minnesota Twins baseball game. Before the end of the fourth inning these volunteers...


Last Stand at Khe Sanh: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam

by Gregg Jones

In the tradition of Black Hawk Down and Band of Brothers, the riveting story of two Marine regiments who were surrounded five-to-one by North Vietnamese troops and a heroic 12-week battle to defend the Khe Sanh...


Conservative Politics in National and Imperial Crisis: Letters from Britain to the Viceroy of India 1926-31

by Stuart Ball

Whilst serving in the prestigious post of Viceroy of India (1926-1931), Lord Irwin (later the Earl of Halifax) was kept informed about political events in Britain by frequent letters from shrewd political insiders....


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

by Alfred Lansing

Bound for Antarctica, where polar explorer Ernest Shackleton planned to cross on foot the last uncharted continent, the Endurance set sail from England in August 1914. In January 1915, after battling its way...


Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power

by Fred Kaplan

America's power is in decline, its allies alienated, its soldiers trapped in a war that even generals regard as unwinnable. What has happened these past few years is well known. Why it happened continues to...


Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

by Charles Marsh

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers...


Ruling Russia: Authoritarianism from the Revolution to Putin

by William Zimmerman

When the Soviet Union collapsed, many hoped that Russia’s centuries-long history of autocratic rule might finally end. Yet today’s Russia appears to be retreating from democracy, not progressing toward it....


The Rishi of Bangladesh: A History of Christian Dialogue

by Dr Cosimo Zene & Cosimo Zene

This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality...


You Don't Know What You Think You "Know" about . . . the Communist Revolution and the Real Path to Emancipation: Its History and Our Future

by Raymond Lotta

This book takes on and refutes the conventional wisdom that communist revolution has been a disaster and nightmare. In a wide-ranging, provocative, and richly detailed interview, Raymond Lotta, a political economist...


A Companion to John F. Kennedy

by Marc J. Selverstone

A Companion to John F. Kennedy presents a comprehensive collection of historiographical essays addressing the life and administration of the nation's 35th president.

  • Features original contributions from leading...


British Strategy and War Aims 1914-1916 (RLE First World War)

by David French

This book illustrates the relationship between British military policy and the development of British war aims during the opening years of the First World War. Basing his work on a wide range of unpublished...


The Great War for Peace

by William Mulligan

“The war to end all wars” rings out a bitter mockery of the First World War, often viewed as the seminal catastrophe of the twentieth century, the crucible from which Soviet, Fascist, and Nazi dictatorships...


Mussolini's National Project in Argentina

by David Aliano

Mussolini’s National Project in Argentina offers a new look at the theoretical questions surrounding the promotion of a national project within another nation-state. Using the Italian project in Argentina...


Access to History for the IB Diploma: Origins and Development of Authoritarian and Single-party States

by Michael Lynch

Ensure your students have access to the authoritative, in-depth and accessible content of this series for the IB History Diploma.

This series for the IB History Diploma has taken the clarity, accessibility,...


First Force Recon Company: Sunrise at Midnight

by Bill Peters

In 1st Force Recon you performed at a very high level of proficiency. Or you died. . . .

In 1969, First Lieutenant Bill Peters and the Force Recon Marines had one of the most difficult, dangerous assignments...


Five Years to Freedom: The True Story of a Vietnam POW

by James N. Rowe

When Green Beret Lieutenant James N. Rowe was captured in 1963 in Vietnam, his life became more than a matter of staying alive.

In a Vietcong POW camp, Rowe endured beri-beri, dysentery, and tropical fungus diseases....


Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art

by Laney Salisbury

A tautly paced investigation of one the 20th century's most audacious art frauds, which generated hundreds of forgeries-many of them still hanging in prominent museums and private collections today

Provenance...


Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century

by Eric Hobsbawm

Eric Hobsbawm, who passed away in 2012, was one of the most brilliant and original historians of our age. Through his work, he observed the great twentieth-century confrontation between bourgeois fin de siècle...