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20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000 books

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Hitler in Los Angeles How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America by Steven J. Ross Hitler in Los Angeles How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Jewish Property after 1945 Cultures and economies of ownership, loss, recovery and transfer by Jacob Ari (Youngstown State University, Ohio, USA) Labendz Jewish Property after 1945 Cultures and economies of ownership, loss, recovery and transfer
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Questions arose after 1945, and have persisted, about the ownership of properties which had belonged to Jewish communities before the Second World War, to Holocaust victims and survivors, and to Jewish expellees from the Middle East and North Africa. Studies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Pain, Pleasure, and the Greater Good From the Panopticon to the Skinner Box and Beyond by Cathy Gere Pain, Pleasure, and the Greater Good From the Panopticon to the Skinner Box and Beyond

How should we weigh the costs and benefits of scientific research on humans? Is it right that a small group of people should suffer in order that a larger number can live better, healthier lives? Or is an individual truly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Urban Reinventions San Francisco's Treasure Island by Andrew M. Shanken, Javier Arbona Urban Reinventions San Francisco's Treasure Island
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Tells the story of San Francisco's Treasure Island - an artificial, disconnected island that has paradoxically been central to the city's urban ambitions. With contributions by authors well known for their interdisciplinary work, this collection demonstrates how a single site...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Tanks The History of the Royal Tank Regiment, 1976-2017 by Charles Messenger The Tanks The History of the Royal Tank Regiment, 1976-2017

The Royal Tank Regiment through the last third of the Cold War, Northern Ireland, Cyprus, the two Gulf Wars, the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Time It Was American Stories from the Sixties by Karen Manners Smith Time It Was American Stories from the Sixties

What was it like to live through the Sixties? The writers of these 27 memoirs offer the essence of life and youth in the period. In first-person narratives that range from poignant reminiscences to dramatic adventures, the writers convey what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

The History of the European Migration Regime Germany's Strategic Hegemony by Emmanuel (University of California Berkeley, USA) Comte The History of the European Migration Regime Germany's Strategic Hegemony
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After the Second World War, the international migration regime in Europe took a course different from the global migration regime and the migration regimes in other regions of the world. The free movement of people within the European Union, European...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Tyrants Writing Poetry The Art of Language and Violence by Professor Albrecht Koschorke Tyrants Writing Poetry The Art of Language and Violence

The authors explore the complicated relationship between poetry and political violence, and provide a fascinating look at the aesthetic dimensions of total power.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

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Transforming Tajikistan State-Building and Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia by Helene Thibault Transforming Tajikistan State-Building and Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia

Tajikistan is a key state in Central Asia, and will become crucial to the regional power balance as it transitions away from Soviet government systems and responds to the rise of Chinese financial power alongside the continuing presence of Russian...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism `A Transition From Here to There?' by Robert Ledger Neoliberal Thought and Thatcherism `A Transition From Here to There?'

The premiership of Margaret Thatcher has been portrayed as uniquely ideological in its pursuit of a more market-based economy. A body of literature has been built on how a sharp turn to the right by the Conservative Party during the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

The Complete Maisky Diaries Volumes 1-3 by Ivan Maisky The Complete Maisky Diaries Volumes 1-3

The complete diaries that Ivan Maisky, Soviet ambassador to London, kept between 1932 and 1943
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2018

The Balkans, 1804-2012 Nationalism, War and the Great Powers by Misha Glenny The Balkans, 1804-2012 Nationalism, War and the Great Powers

In this celebrated, landmark history of the Balkans, Misha Glenny investigates the roots of the bloodshed, invasions and nationalist fervour that have come to define our understanding of the south-eastern edge of Europe. In doing so, he reveals that groups...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

Pandemic 1918 The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History by Catharine Arnold Pandemic 1918 The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History

This important book, published 100 years after the most devastating pandemic in world history, uses previously unpublished records, memoirs, diaries and government publications to uncover the human story behind the Spanish Flu of 1918.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

The Ethics of Seeing Photography and Twentieth-Century German History by Jennifer Evans The Ethics of Seeing Photography and Twentieth-Century German History

The Ethics of Seeing brings together an international group of scholars to explore the complex relationship between the visual and the historic in German history. These revealing case studies illustrate photography's multilayered role as a new form of representation, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921 1931 by Nathan Marcus Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921 1931

Although some statesmen and historians have pinned Austria's-and the world's-interwar economic implosion on financial colonialism, in this corrective history Nathan Marcus deemphasizes the negative role of external players and points to the greater impact of domestic malfeasance and predatory speculation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

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English Ethnicity and Culture in North America by David T. Gleeson English Ethnicity and Culture in North America

To many, English immigrants contributed nothing substantial to the varied palette of ethnicity in North America. Yet the historians writing in English Ethnicity and Culture in North America show that the English were clearly immigrants too in a strange land,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia Private Life in a Public Space by Lynne Attwood Gender and Housing in Soviet Russia Private Life in a Public Space

This book explores the housing problem throughout the seventy years of Soviet history. It looks at changing political ideology on appropriate forms of housing under socialism, successive government policies on housing, and the meaning and experience of 'home' for Soviet...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/07/2017

Historical Justice by Klaus (Swinburne Institute for Social Research Swinburne University of Technology Australia) Neumann Historical Justice


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Political Freud A History by Eli Zaretsky Political Freud A History

In this masterful history, Eli Zaretsky reveals the power of Freudian thought to illuminate the great political conflicts of the twentieth century. Developing an original concept of political Freudianism, he shows how twentieth-century radicals, activists, and intellectuals used psychoanalytic ideas...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery During the China and Pacific Wars by Caroline Norma The Japanese Comfort Women and Sexual Slavery During the China and Pacific Wars

The Japanese military was responsible for the sexual enslavement of thousands of women and girls in Asia and the Pacific during the China and Pacific wars under the guise of providing 'comfort' for battle-weary troops. Campaigns for justice and reparations...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Zur Wiederkunft Christi - 1933 Aus Anthroposophischer Sicht by Michael Heinen-Anders Zur Wiederkunft Christi - 1933 Aus Anthroposophischer Sicht


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

El Hambre En Alemania Entre 1914 y 1918 by Christina Mertin El Hambre En Alemania Entre 1914 y 1918


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

German Literature and the First World War: The Anti-War Tradition Collected Essays by Brian Murdoch by Brian Murdoch German Literature and the First World War: The Anti-War Tradition Collected Essays by Brian Murdoch

The period immediately following the end of the First World War witnessed an outpouring of artistic and literary creativity, as those that had lived through the war years sought to communicate their experiences and opinions. In Germany this manifested itself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Faded and Threadbare Historic Textiles and Their Role in Houses Open to the Public by Margaret Ponsonby Faded and Threadbare Historic Textiles and Their Role in Houses Open to the Public

Many historic houses that open to the public in England and Wales - particularly those owned by the National Trust - preserve their contents rather than restore them to a particular period. The former owners of these houses often retained...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions by Marc Becker Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions

This clear and concise text extends our understanding of revolutions with a critical narrative analysis of key Latin American examples. Each case study provides an interpretive explanation of the historical context in which each movement emerged, its main goals and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2017

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