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"A New Kind of War"

America's Global Strategy and the Truman Doctrine in Greece

by Howard Jones

<p>America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a "victory" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the ...

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"Insubordinate Irish"

Travellers in the Text

by Mícheál Ó hAodha

<p>This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A particular focus of the book is on the ...

ISBN: 9781847797834

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"Misfits” in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy

Anatomies of Difference

by Professor Susan A. Ashley

As the 19th century drew to a close, France and Italy experienced an explosion of crime, vagrancy, insanity, neurosis and sexual deviance. <i>"Misfits” in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy </i>examines how the raft of self-appointed experts that ...

ISBN: 9781350013414

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'Ndrangheta

The Glocal Dimensions of the Most Powerful Italian Mafia

by Anita Lavorgna & Anna Sergi

<p>This book presents an historical and sociological account of the Italian mafia-type organisation known as the ‘ndrangheta. It draws together diverse perspectives on the various ‘ndrangheta clans and their behavioural models, focusing ...

ISBN: 9783319325859

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'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

by Edda Frankot

This volume is an important addition to the history of Scotland and European law, utilising innovative research and methodologies to highlight Scotland's position in medieval Europe as a sophisticated legal player. It places Scotland in a wider ...

ISBN: 9780748668083

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'Report on the Agrarian Law' (1795) and Other Writings

by Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos

<p>"Report on the Agrarian Law" (1795) and Other Writings' is the first modern English translation of perhaps the greatest work of the Spanish Enlightenment, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos’s 'Informe sobre la Ley Agraria' (1795). A major work of ...

ISBN: 9781783086313

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‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain

by Julie V. Gottlieb

British women were deeply invested in foreign policy between the wars. This study casts new light on the turn to international affairs in feminist politics, the gendered representation and experience of the Munich Crisis, and the profound ...

ISBN: 9781137316608

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1066: The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry

by Andrew Bridgeford

A brilliant new reading of the Bayeux Tapestry that radically alters our understanding of the events of 1066 and reveals the astonishing story of the survival of early medieval Europe’s greatest treasure. This edition does not include ...

ISBN: 9780007394135

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1415: Henry V's Year of Glory

by Ian Mortimer

<p><b>Henry V is regarded as the great English hero</b>. Lionised in his own day for his victory at Agincourt, his piety<b> </b>and his rigorous application of justice, he was elevated by Shakespeare into a champion of English nationalism for ...

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1666

Plague, War and Hellfire

by Rebecca Rideal

ISBN: 9781473623538

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17 Carnations

The Windsors, The Nazis and The Cover-Up

by Andrew Morton

The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication in order to marry the divorcée, has provoked fascination and discussion for decades. However, the full story of the couple’s links with the German ...

ISBN: 9781782434658

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1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

by Nicholas Freeman

Oscar Wilde's libel suit against the Marquess of Queensberry and its disastrous repercussions dominated British newspapers during the spring of 1895, but as this innovative study reveals, the Wilde scandal was by no means the only event to ...

ISBN: 9780748650835

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1916: The Mornings After

by Tim Pat Coogan

The story of the traumatic aftermath of Ireland's Easter Rising of 1916, and of the emergence of two Irish states &#8211; one green, one orange &#8211; from the embers of bloody conflict. The 1916 Easter Rising and its aftermath changed Ireland

ISBN: 9781784080112

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1922

Literature, Culture, Politics

by Jean-Michel Rabaté

1922: Literature, Culture, Politics examines key aspects of culture and history in 1922, a year made famous by the publication of several modernist masterpieces, such as T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. Individual chapters

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1924

The Year That Made Hitler

by Peter Ross Range

ISBN: 9780316384032

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1924

The Year That Made Hitler

by Peter Ross Range

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1938: Modern Britain

by Michael John Law

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ISBN: 9781474285018

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1956

The Year That Changed Britain

by Francis Beckett

<p>In 1956, everything changed. Britain and France occupied Suez, and the Soviet Union invaded Hungary. Nikita Khrushchev’s ‘secret speech’ exposed the crimes of Stalin. Suddenly the left found itself homeless, as the Communist Party became ...

ISBN: 9781849549127

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1997

The Future that Never Happened

by Richard Power Sayeed

<p>'Beautifully written, brilliantly insightful'<br/>Owen Jones</p> <p>Tony Blair and Noel Gallagher shaking hands at No. 10. Saatchi’s YBAs setting the international art world aflame. Geri Halliwell in a Union Jack dress. A time of vibrancy ...

ISBN: 9781786992017

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46 Men Dead: The Royal Irish Constabulary in County Tipperary, 1919–22

by John Reynolds

<p>IN JANUARY 1919, AT SOLOHEADBEG IN COUNTY TIPPERARY, two members of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) were killed by the IRA. In the four bloody years that followed, nearly 500 RIC men were killed and hundreds more wounded. In Tipperary ...

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