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The Life of Field Marshal Lord Roberts

by Rodney Atwood

This biography of Field Marshal Lord Roberts charts a remarkable life that spanned the apogee of the British Empire. During a diverse career, Roberts won the Victoria Cross, planned the strategic defence of...


British Fascist Antisemitism and Jewish Responses, 1932-40

by Daniel Tilles

This book explores the use of antisemitism by Britain's interwar fascists and the ways in which the country's Jews reacted to this, examining the two alongside one another for the first time and locating both...


Gibraltar and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39: Local, National and International Perspectives

by Julio Ponce Alberca & Irene S¿nchez Gonz¿lez

Incorporating local, national and internationaldimensions of the conflict, Gibraltar andthe Spanish Civil War, 1936-39 provides the first detailed account of theBritish enclave Gibraltar's role during and after...


Histories of the Irish Future

by Bryan Fanning

Histories of the Irish Future is an intellectual history of Ireland and a history of Irish crises viewed through the eyes of twelve key writers: William Petty, William Molyneux, Edmund Burke, Thomas Malthus,...


R. G. Collingwood: A Research Companion

by James Connelly, Peter Johnson & Stephen Leach

R. G. Collingwood is an important 20th-century historian, archaeologist and philosopher whose works are the subject of continued interest, analysis and study. There is an unquestionable need to support this...


Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

by Liora R. Halperin

The promotion and vernacularization of Hebrew, traditionally a language of Jewish liturgy and study, was a central accomplishment of the Zionist movement in Palestine in the years following World War I. Viewing...


The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931

by Adam Tooze

A searing and highly original analysis of the First World War and its anguished aftermath

In the depths of the Great War, with millions dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies around the world...


America and the Pill: A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation

by Elaine Tyler May

A revealing new look at the groundbreaking form of contraception that enabled women to control their lives and transform the world


Cavalry of the Air: An Illustrated Introduction to the Aircraft and Aces of the First World War

by Norman S. Leach & John Melbourne

Though storytelling, period and contemporary photos and the words of the flying aces themselves, this book brings the history of WWI air combat to life.


Access to History: Votes for Women [Third Edition]

by Paula Bartley

This new edition combines all the strengths of the second edition with a new design and features to allow all your students access to the content and study skills they need to achieve well in their exams. The...


Twelve Days

by Victor Sebestyen

The Hungarian Revolution in 1956 is a story of extraordinary bravery in a fight for freedom, and of ruthless cruelty in suppressing a popular dream. A small nation, its people armed with a few rifles and petrol...


England's Last War Against France: Fighting Vichy 1940-42

by Colin Smith

Most people think that England's last war with France involved point-blank broadsides from sailing ships and breastplated Napoleonic cavalry charging red-coated British infantry. But there was a much more recent...


One Morning In Sarajevo

by David James Smith

A historical account of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Using newly available sources and older material, David James Smith brilliantly reinvestigates and reconstructs the events which subsequently...


The Liberators: America's Witnesses to the Holocaust

by Michael Hirsh

At last, the everyday fighting men who were the first Americans to know the full and horrifying truth about the Holocaust share their astonishing stories. Rich with powerful never-before-published details from...


China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice

by Richard Bernstein

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations

As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s...


The Sixties

by Arthur Marwick

If the World Wars defined the first half of the twentieth century, the sixties defined the second half, providing the pivot on which modern times have turned. From popular music to individual liberties, the...


First World War

by Frank Furedi

That the conflicts unleashed by Great War did not end in 1918 is well known. World War II and the Cold War clearly constitute key moments in the drama that began in August 1914. This book argues that the battle...


The Fast Times of Albert Champion: From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal

by Peter Joffre Nye

RACER. INNOVATOR. CELEBRITY. MOGUL. CHAMPION.

This is the first biography of the short but exciting life of Albert Champion—record-setting bicyclist and motorcyclist, daredevil racecar driver, early automobile...


The Supreme Control at the Paris Peace Conference 1919 (Routledge Revivals): A Commentary

by Donald Hankey

This book, first published in 1963, discusses the events of the Paris Peace Conference- the meeting of Allied victors following the end of World War I to set peace terms. Lord Hankey discusses the political...


The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

by R. W. B. Clarke

The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were...