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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 &quot;victory&quot; for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece ...

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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 ...

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"Misfits†? in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy

Anatomies of Difference

by Professor Susan A. Ashley

<p>As the 19th century drew to a close, France and Italy experienced an explosion of crime, vagrancy, insanity, neurosis and sexual deviance. <em>&quot;Misfits†? in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy</em> examines how the raft of self-appointed ...

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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>&quot;Report on the Agrarian Law&quot; (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

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

by Julie V. Gottlieb

<p>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 ...

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1066: The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry

by Andrew Bridgeford

<p>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><strong>Henry V is regarded as the great English hero</strong>. Lionised in his own day for his victory at Agincourt, his pietyand 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: 9781473623545

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Plague, War and Hellfire

by Rebecca Rideal

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17 Carnations

The Windsors, The Nazis and The Cover-Up

by Andrew Morton

<p>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 ...

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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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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

Social Change and Visions of the Future

by Dr. Michael John Law

<p>In <em>1938: Modern Britain</em>, Michael John Law demonstrates that our understanding of life in Britain just before the Second World War has been overshadowed by its dramatic political events. 1938 was the last year of normality, and Law ...

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1989

The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

by Mary Elise Sarotte

<p><em>1989</em> explores the momentous events following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the effects they have had on our world ever since. Based on documents, interviews, and television broadcasts from Washington, London, Paris, Bonn, Berlin, ...

ISBN: 9781400852307

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1997

The Future that Never Happened

by Richard Power Sayeed

<ul> <li> <p>Provides an in-depth account of crucial events, ranging from the death of Diana to the Steven Lawrence inquest, as well as looking beyond politics to consider the role of music, art and popular culture</p> </li> <li> <p>Highly ...

ISBN: 9781786992017

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A Big Pile of Blarney

by Colin Murphy & Brendan O'Reilly

<p>The Irish are world masters at talking. The magic behind our silky, colourful (and non-stop) stories is a little thing called ‘blarney’, or ‘the gift of the gab’. But what is it, you ask, and how can you get some for yourself?</p> <p>The ...

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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

by Caroline Moorehead

<b>*LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017*</b><br><b></b> <br><b>'Expertly alternating vivid domestic detail with lucid exposition of the gradual evolution of totalitarianism, Caroline Moorehead allows her readers not only to know, but ...

ISBN: 9780701188740

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