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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...


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...


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....


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...


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...


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...


War and Displacement in the Twentieth Century: Global Conflicts

by Sandra Barkhof & Angela K. Smith

Human displacement has always been a consequence of war, written into the myths and histories of centuries of warfare. However, the global conflicts of the twentieth century brought displacement to civilizations...


The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era

by Craig Nelson

A riveting narrative of the Atomic Age—from x-rays and Marie Curie to the Nevada Test Site and the 2011 meltdown in Japan—written by the prizewinning and bestselling author of Rocket Men.

From the New York...