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Cover-Up

by Seymour M. Hersh

The Pulitzer Prize winner who first disclosed the massacre at My Lai 4 uncovers the full story of how those involved - from private to general - kept it secret. What he reveals is shocking - from the amorphous...


Women and Children First (Routledge Revivals): International Maternal and Infant Welfare, 1870-1945

by Valerie Fildes, Lara Marks & Hilary Marland

First published in 1992, this book explores the efforts to counteract the high maternal and infant death rates present between the end of the nineteenth century and the Second World War. It looks at the problem...


Twentieth-Century China: New Approaches

by Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom

Twentieth Century China: New Approaches is an important revisionist study of China's recent past. The chapters throw light on a variety of subjects within the field, which has recently undergone considerable...


Ernst Toller and German Society: Intellectuals as Leaders and Critics, 1914-1939

by Robert Ellis

Between 1918 and 1939 Ernst Toller was one of Germany’s prominent left-wing intellectuals, He was a leader of the German Revolution of 1918-1919, famous playwright of the 1920s and best known spokesman against...


The Chinese Revolution in the 1920s: Between Triumph and Disaster

by Roland Felber, A.M. Grigoriev & Mechthild Leutner

Based mainly on Russian and Chinese archival sources that have become available only since the early 1990s, the authors of this collection explore the main aspects of the Chinese Revolution in the crucial period...


The March on Rome: How Antifascists Understood the Origins of Totalitarianism (and Conied the Word)

by Emilio Gentile

«Amendola attribuiva […] un nuovo è più ampio significato al termine "totalitario" da lui coniato: totalitario non era solo il sistema di dominio politico del fascismo, ma "spirito totalitario" era la pretesa...


The Forgotten Kindertransportees: The Scottish Experience

by Frances Williams

The Forgotten Kindertransportees offers a compelling new exploration of the Kindertransport episode in Britain. The Kindertransport brought close to 10,000 unaccompanied children and young people to Britain...


NATO and the Warsaw Pact: Intrabloc Conflicts

by Mary Ann Heiss

There is no shortage of literature addressing the workings, influence, and importance of NATO and the Warsaw Pact individually or how the two blocs faced off during the decades of the Cold War. However, little...


Mussolini and Fascism

by Patricia Knight

The early twentieth century in Italy was a crucial period in its history. This book surveys all the important issues and topics of the period.


Totalitarian Dictatorship: New Histories

by Daniela Baratieri, Mark Edele & Giuseppe Finaldi

This volume takes a comparative approach, locating totalitarianism in the vastly complex web of fragmented pasts, diverse presents and differently envisaged futures to enhance our understanding of this fraught...


The Little Book of the 1950s

by Stuart Hylton

The Little Book of the 1950s is a fast-paced and entertaining account of life in Britain during an extraordinary decade, as we moved from post-war austerity to the swinging sixties. There are dramas, tragedies,...


Brave Battalion

by Mark Zuehlke

Brave Battalion presents the story of four Canadian Highland regiments that were banded together as the 16th Battalion. Ninety years after the end of WWI, this work honours those soldiers and makes their stories...


The Book of Gun Trivia: Essential Firepower Facts

by Gordon Rottman

A complete guide to weapons history, facts, myths and trivia, covering everything you wanted to know, didn’t want to know, and don’t know you need to know...

 

Gordon Rottman offers a step by step guide through...


Intelligent and Honest Radicals: The Chicago Federation of Labor and the Politics of Progression

by Mitchell Newton-Matza

Intelligent and Honest Radicals explores the Chicago labor movement's relationship to Illinois legal and political system. Newton-Matza focuses on the significant era between the great strike in 1919 to Franklin...


Quarterly Essay 2 Appeasing Jakarta: Australia's Complicity in the East Timor Tragedy

by John Birmingham

In the second Quarterly Essay, John Birmingham takes apart the folly of twenty-five years of Australian policy on East Timor. How did Gough Whitlam and Richard Woolcott in 1975 saddle this country with a policy...


Eastern European Railways in Transition: Nineteenth to Twenty-first Centuries

by Ralf Roth & Henry Jacolin

In this volume, leading transport history scholars take a fresh look at the impact of the Cold War upon European railways both before and after 1989. As well as addressing the development of eastern and central...


Empire De/Centered: New Spatial Histories of Russia and the Soviet Union

by Sanna Turoma & Maxim Waldstein

In 1987 the Soviet empire collapsed, at a stroke throwing the certainties of the Cold War world into flux. Yet despite the dramatic end of this 'last empire' and political commentators consigning the idea of...


Operation Unthinkable: The Third World War: British Plans to Attack the Soviet Empire 1945

by Jonathan Walker

As the war in Europe entered its final months, we teetered on the edge of a Third World War. While Soviet forces smashed their way into Berlin, Churchill ordered British military planners to prepare the top...


The Public Lives of Charlotte and Marie Stopes

by Stephanie Green

Charlotte Stopes was the first woman in Scotland to get a university qualification. She devoted her life to studying Shakespeare and the promotion of women in public life. Though Charlotte is largely forgotten,...


Socialism and Print Culture in America, 1897-1920

by Jason D Martinek

For socialists at the turn of the last century, reading was a radical act. This interdisciplinary study looks at how American socialists used literacy in the struggle against capitalism.