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Einstein's Theory of Unified Fields

by Marie Antoinette Tonnelat

First published in1966, here is presented a comprehensive overview of one of the most elusive scientific speculations by the pre-eminent genius of the 20th century. The theory is viewed by some scientists with...


Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations

by Keren Yarhi-Milo

States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance...


Imperial Germany 1890 - 1918

by Ian Porter & Ian D. Armour

The Wilhelmine period is a crucial period of German history and the focus of great historical controversy; greater understanding of this period is also vital to explain the rise of the Third Reich. The authors...


Victory in Europe?: Britain and Germany since 1945

by Sabine Lee

With the debate about Europe constantly in the headlines, this examination of the important and tricky post-war relationship between German and Britain compares their different roles, outlook and development....


Lenin's Revolution: Russia, 1917-1921

by David R. Marples

This study examines one of the key events in history, the Russian Revolution. Since the late Gorbachev period, a wealth of new material has become available to historians that has triggered intense scholarly...


Ending Apartheid

by Jack Spence & David Welsh

The release of Nelson Mandela from twenty-seven years imprisonment in 1990 and the free elections which followed four years later were among the most dramatic events of the twentieth century.

David Welsh and...


Kennedy

by Hugh Brogan

This invaluable account provides an excellent introduction to the Presidency of John F. Kennedy. To understand Kennedy's aims and achievements in the White House, it looks at Kennedy the man and outlines his...


Not White Enough, Not Black Enough: Racial Identity in the South African Coloured Community

'A Senseless, Squalid War': Voices from Palestine; 1890s to 1948

by Norman Rose

The events in Palestine between the end of the Second World War in May 1945 and the declaration of the State of Israel in May 1948 ruptured Middle Eastern history and left an indelible mark on the modern world....


The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics

by W. Sydney Robinson

Ever since the publication of Lytton Strachey’s Eminent Victorians in 1918 it has been fashionable to ridicule the great figures of the nineteenth century. From the longreigning monarch herself to the celebrated...


P-38 Lightning Aces 1942-43

by John Stanaway

The first P-38s became operational with the 1st Fighter Group in April 1941, and the initial combat deployments were made in Alaska, the Southwest Pacific and North Africa during the latter part of 1942. Photographic...


China Under Western Gaze: Representing China in the British Television Documentaries 1980â¿¿2000

by Qing Cao

This book presents a critical analysis of the images of China portrayed in British television documentaries between 1980 and 2000. The examination is contextualized within the profound transformations of the...


Streetcars of America

by Brian Solomon & John Gruber

The handsome multi-colored streetcar is a nostalgic icon of the some of the most romantic and heritage-rich locales in America, including San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago, immortalized on stage and screen...


Hunter Killers: The Dramatic Untold Story of the Royal Navy's Most Secret Service

by Iain Ballantyne

HUNTER KILLERS will follow the careers of four daring British submarine captains who risked their lives to keep the rest of us safe, their exploits consigned to the shadows until now. Their experiences encompass...


The Red Brigades and the Discourse on Violence: Revolution and Restoration: Revolution and Restoration

by Marco Briziarelli

This book explores the communicative practices of the Italian radical group Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, or BR), the relationship the group established with the Italian press, and the specific social historical...


Germans as Minorities during the First World War: A Global Comparative Perspective

by Panikos Panayi

Offering a global comparative perspective on the relationship between German minorities and the majority populations amongst which they found themselves during the First World War, this collection addresses...


Cold War Warriors

by David Stone

With over four years research, the author draws upon the regimental archives and journals, anecdotes, personal and official diaries, and a wide range of other documents and interviews. The book's recurring themes...


The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union

by Serhii Plokhy

A prize-winning historian presents a vivid revisionist account of the Soviet Union’s collapse over the final five months of 1991.


Iraq

by Adeed Dawisha

With each day that passed after the 2003 invasion, the United States seemed to sink deeper in the treacherous quicksand of Iraq's social discord, floundering in the face of deep ethno-sectarian divisions that...


Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century

by Bruce F. Pauley

The fourth edition of Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century presents an innovative comparison of the origins, development, and demise of the three forms of totalitarianism that...