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Daring dynasty : custom, conflict and control in early-tudor england.

Horowitz, R. Mark.
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(2018)  | 9781527503786 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 375pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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"He founded perhaps the most famous dynasty in history: the Tudors. Yet, in 1485 when Henry Tudor defeated Richard III to become King Henry VII, he possessed the most anemic claim to the throne since William the Conqueror. In defiance of the norms of medieval rule, he transformed England from an insolvent,...

A social history of rural ireland in the 1950s : remembering crotta.

Galvin, John.
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(2018)  | 9781527503571 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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"This book offers a brief history of Crotta Great House, County Kerry, Ireland, now in ruins, where Horatio Herbert Kitchener spent his boyhood years. These ruined walls, which rose out of the ashes of the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland, loom large throughout the author's own childhood years; their...

German Unification and its Discontents: Documents From the Peaceful Revolution

Gray, Richard T. Wilke, Sabine.
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(2018)  | 9780295997407 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 379pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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Ukraine and transnational capital : from marketisation to armed conflict.

Yurchenko, Yuliya.
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(2017)  | 9780745337388 | Pluto Press UK | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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From the Orange Revolution to Euromaiden, Ukraine has been in turmoil. Now, with Putin's Russia detroying its borders, and the civil unrest that has followed, the stability of the country hangs by a thread. In order to understand these dramatic events, Yuliya Yurchenko looks to the country's post-Soviet...

Visitors to the House of Memory: Identity and Political Education at the Jewish Museum Berlin

Kendzia, Victoria Bishop.
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(2017)  | 9781785336393 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 174pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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As one of the most visited museums in Germany's capital city, the Jewish MuseumBerlin is a key site for understanding not only German-Jewish history, but alsoGerman identity in an era of unprecedented ethnic and religious diversity.Visitors to the House of Memory is an intimate exploration of how youngBerliners...

Trauma in first person : diary writing during the holocaust.

Goldberg, Amos.
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(2017)  | 9780253030023 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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What are the effects of radical oppression on the human psyche? What happens tothe inner self of the powerless and traumatized victim, especially during timesof widespread horror? In this bold and deeply penetrating book, Amos Goldbergaddresses diary writing by Jews under Nazi persecution. Throughout...

Ukraine and transnational capital : from marketisation to armed conflict.

Yurchenko, Yuliya.
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(2017)  | 9780745337371 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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From the Orange Revolution to Euromaiden, Ukraine has been in turmoil. Now, with Putin's Russia detroying its borders, and the civil unrest that has followed, the stability of the country hangs by a thread. In order to understand these dramatic events, Yuliya Yurchenko looks to the country's post-Soviet...

Historical Dictionary of Spain

Smith, Angel.
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(2017)  | 9781538108826 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 830pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Following Spain’s transition to democracy in the 1970s, the countryexperienced rapid economic modernization, the establishment of a functioningliberal democracy, and a cultural renaissance. Along with rising livingstandards, over the following thirty years ordinary Spaniards experiencedmassive improvements in...

Virtual Walls?: Political Unification and Cultural Difference in Contemporary Germany

Dreyer, Michael. Lys, Franziska. , Dreyer, Michael. Lys, Franziska.
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(2017)  | 9781571139801 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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On October 3, 1990, just a year after the Berlin Wall fell, the GermanDemocratic Republic was absorbed into the Federal Republic of Germany,officially ceasing to exist. What was the GDR and how do we remember it?According to the dominant Western narrative, it was a country that broughtneither unity...

Rethinking Holocaust Justice: Essays across Disciplines

Goda, Norman J. W.
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(2017)  | 9781785336973 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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Since the end of World War II, the ongoing efforts aimed at criminalprosecution, restitution, and other forms of justice in the wake of theHolocaust have constituted one of the most significant episodes in the historyof human rights and international law. As such, they have attracted sustainedattention...

The Recovery of Palestine, 1917: Jerusalem for Christmas

Weintraub, Stanley.
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(2017)  | 9781527503342 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | 154pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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By mid-1917, with the world war going badly on all fronts, and casualties burgeoning, Prime Minister David Lloyd George met with General Edmund Allenby, fresh from France. Lloyd George wanted “Jerusalem for Christmas” as a holiday “present” for the increasingly disillusioned British people. Its seizure...

Charlotte de La Trémoïlle, the Notorious Countess of Derby

Riley, Sandy.
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(2017)  | 9781527503137 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 260pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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A Parliamentarian described his feelings towards Charlotte de La Trémoïlle when he wrote in the journal the Parliamentary Scout “three women ruined the Kingdom Eve, The Queen and the Countess of Derby”.

This historical biography uses the letters found in the Chateau at Thouars and preserved in...

Prime Minister for Peace: My Struggle for Serbian Democracy

Panic, Milan. Murphy, Kevin C.
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(2017)  | 9780810896178 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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In this remarkable memoir, Milan Panic tells the formerly unknown story of hisattempts to oust Slobodan Milosevic and his battles with the U.S. StateDepartment in an effort to bring peace to the Balkans during the Yugoslav Wars.A young cycling champion who fought the Nazi occupation in Yugoslavia withTito’s...

The Great War against Eastern European Jewry, 1914-1920

Motta, Giuseppe.
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(2017)  | 9781527502895 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This volume focuses on the consequences that the First World War had on the Jews living in the notorious Pale of Settlement within the frontiers of the Tsarist Empire. The research is entirely based on a solid documentary study, consisting of the documents of the Joint Distribution Committee and references...

The Virtues of Abandon: An Anti-Individualist History of the French Enlightenment

Coleman, Charly.
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(2017)  | 9781503604193 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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France in the eighteenth century glittered, but also seethed, with new goods andnew ideas. In the halls of Versailles, the streets of Paris, and the soul of theEnlightenment itself, a vitriolic struggle was being waged over the question ofownership—of property, of position, even of personhood. Those...

The Poles: Myths and Reality

Cohen, Yehuda.
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(2017)  | 9781536125627 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 365pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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Among the EU states in Eastern and Northern Europe, Poland is the most populous one. In terms of its economic forté and financial balance sheet, it was not a clear-cut conclusion that Poland ought to join the EU. Thus, the Poles' decision, made in a referendum, to join, may be interpreted as their self-identity...

Eastern Europe Unmapped: Beyond Borders and Peripheries

Kacandes, Irene. Komska, Yuliya.
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(2017)  | 9781785336850 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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Arguably more than any other region, the area known as Eastern Europe has beendefined by its location on the map. Yet its inhabitants, from statesmen toliterati and from cultural-economic elites to the poorest emigrants, haveconsistently forged or fathomed links to distant lands, populations, andintellectual...

Gender in Georgia: Feminist Perspectives on Culture, Nation, and History in the South Caucasus

Barkaia, Maia. Waterston, Alisse.
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(2017)  | 9781785336751 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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As Georgia seeks to reinvent itself as a nation-state in the post-Soviet period,Georgian women are maneuvering, adjusting, resisting and transforming the neweconomic, social and political order. In Gender in Georgia, editors Maia Barkaiaand Alisse Waterston bring together an international group of feminist...

Trauma in first person : diary writing during the holocaust.

Goldberg, Amos.
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(2017)  | 9780253029744 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 306pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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What are the effects of radical oppression on the human psyche? What happens tothe inner self of the powerless and traumatized victim, especially during timesof widespread horror? In this bold and deeply penetrating book, Amos Goldbergaddresses diary writing by Jews under Nazi persecution. Throughout...

Northern England and Southern Scotland in the Central Middle Ages

Stringer, Keith J. Winchester, Angus J. L.
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(2017)  | 9781783272662 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 22/11/2017
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This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the development ofnorthern England and southern Scotland in the formative era of the twelfth andthirteenth centuries. How did "middle Britain" come to be divided between twoseparate unitary kingdoms called "England" and "Scotland"? How, and howdifferently,...

D-day : the essential reference guide.

Tucker, Spencer C. Tucker, Spencer.
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(2017)  | 9781440849749 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The beach landings at Normandy, France, in June of 1944 were of critical importance in the outcome of World War II, and as a consequence, served to determine the economic and political state of the modern world as we know it. This latest reference book edited by esteemed historian Spencer C. Tucker...

A. H. Nasution and Indonesia's Elites: "People's Resistance" in the War of Independence and Postwar Politics

Turner, Barry.
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(2017)  | 9781498560115 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This is an account of the military, political and personal life of Abdul HarusNasution who was a seminal figure in modern Indonesian history in the yearsprior to his effective sidelining in the 1960s. He was an important commanderduring Indonesia’s struggle for independence, who rose to become a key...

Untold Stories of Polish Heroes from World War II

Ziolkowska-Boehm, Aleksandra.
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(2017)  | 9780761869832 | Hamilton Books | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 21/11/2017
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A full understanding of the historical process must include studies of thesocial and economic conditions of societies as well as biographies of the peopleon which a clear understanding of history is based—but not just the“great” people. Biographies of “average” individuals, who exist in asociety,...

When the United States Invaded Russia: Woodrow Wilson's Siberian Disaster

Richard, Carl J.
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(2017)  | 9780810896390 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 210pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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In a little-known episode at the height of World War I, President Woodrow Wilsondispatched thousands of American soldiers to Siberia. Carl J. Richardconvincingly shows that Wilson’s original intent was to enable Czechs andanti-Bolshevik Russians to rebuild the Eastern Front against the Central Powers.But...

The political diary of alfred rosenberg and the onset of the holocaust.

Bajohr, Frank. Matthäus, Jürgen.
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(2017)  | 9780810895447 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 528pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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In December 2013, after years of exhaustive search, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum received more than four hundred pages of diary notes written by one of the most prominent Nazis, the Party's chief ideologue and Reich minister for the occupied Soviet territories Alfred Rosenberg. By combining Rosenberg's...

Cultural Topographies of the New Berlin

Bauer, Karin. Hosek, Jennifer R. Hosek, Jennifer Ruth.
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(2017)  | 9781785337208 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 420pp | Availability last checked: 28/10/2017
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Since Unification and the end of the Cold War, Berlin has witnessed a series ofuncommonly intense social, political, and cultural transformations. Whilepositioning itself as a creative center populated by young and cosmopolitanglobal citizens, the "New Berlin" is at the same time a rich site of historicalmemory,...

Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective

Meng, Michael. Seipp, Adam R.
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(2017)  | 9781785337048 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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Bringing together incisive contributions from an international group ofcolleagues and former students, Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspectivetakes stock of the field of German history as exemplified by the extraordinaryscholarly career of Konrad H. Jarausch. Through fascinating reflections on thediscipline's...

Long awaited west : eastern europe since 1944.

Bottoni, Stefano.
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(2017)  | 9780253026958 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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What is Eastern Europe and why is it so culturally and politically separate fromthe rest of Europe? In Long Awaited West, Stefano Bottoni considers what bindsthese countries together in an increasingly globalized world. Focusing oneconomic and social policies, Bottoni explores how Eastern Europe developed...

The Safe House Down Under: Jewish Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Australia 1938–1944

Rosenbaum, Anna.
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(2017)  | 9781906165567 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 11/12/2017
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After the demise of Czechoslovakia in March 1939, the Jewish population fellvictim to Nazi persecution. Hoping to find a safe haven elsewhere in the world,some Czechoslovak Jews turned to Australia to seek refuge. This book focuses ontheir struggles to survive in life-threatening situations and their...

Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War

Kawamura, Noriko.
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(2017)  | 9780295742731 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This reexamination of the controversial role Emperor Hirohito played during thePacific War gives particular attention to the question: If the emperor could notstop Japan from going to war with the Allied Powers in 1941, why was he able toplay a crucial role in ending the war in 1945? Drawing on previously...

East Central Europe in the Middle Ages, 1000-1500

Sedlar, Jean W.
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(2017)  | 9780295998237 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 569pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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Although the Middle Ages saw brilliant achievements in the diverse nations ofEast Central Europe, this period has been almost totally neglected in Westernhistorical scholarship. East Central Europe in the Middle Ages provides amuch-needed overview of the history of the region from the time when the...

Six red months in russia : an observer's account of russia before and during the proletarian dictatorship.

Bryant, Louise. Farrow, Lee A.
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(2017)  | 9780893574697 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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The Participants: The Men of the Wannsee Conference

Jasch, Hans-Christian. Kreutzmüller, Christoph. , Jasch, Hans-Christian. Kreutzmüller, Christoph.
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(2017)  | 9781785336331 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 354pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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On 20 January 1942, fifteen senior German government officials attended a shortmeeting in Berlin to discuss the deportation and murder of the Jews ofNazi-occupied Europe. Despite lasting less than two hours, the WannseeConference is today understood as a signal episode in the history of theHolocaust,...

World war ii propaganda : analyzing the art of persuasion during wartime.

Welch, David.
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(2017)  | 9781610696739 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Author David Welch provides a neatly organized primary resource that focuses on key themes associated with World War II propaganda. Readers will not only be engrossed with a wide range of propaganda artifacts, they will also receive a better and more nuanced understanding of the nature of this propaganda...

The Participants: The Men of the Wannsee Conference

Jasch, Hans-Christian. Kreutzmüller, Christoph.
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(2017)  | 9781785336713 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 354pp | Availability last checked: 30/11/2017
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On 20 January 1942, fifteen senior German government officials attended a shortmeeting in Berlin to discuss the deportation and murder of the Jews ofNazi-occupied Europe. Despite lasting less than two hours, the WannseeConference is today understood as a signal episode in the history of theHolocaust,...

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The Safe House Down Under: Jewish Refugees from Czechoslovakia in Australia 1938–1944

Rosenbaum, Anna.
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(2017)  | 9781906165567 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 11/12/2017
AUD 153.95 (inc. GST), AUD 139.95 (ex. GST),
After the demise of Czechoslovakia in March 1939, the Jewish population fellvictim to Nazi persecution. Hoping to find a safe haven elsewhere in the world,some Czechoslovak Jews turned to Australia to seek refuge. This book focuses ontheir struggles to survive in life-threatening situations and their...

 

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