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Historical dictionary of latvia.

Purs, Aldis.
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(2017)  | 9781538102206 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3 Revised ed.,  | book | 442pp | Availability last checked: 22/5/2017
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Latvia is located on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea. After a brief period of independence between the two World Wars, Latvia was annexed by the USSR in 1940. It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Although the last Russian troops left in 1994. Latvia...

Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War

Kawamura, Noriko.
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(2017)  | 9780295742731 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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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...

From Eastern Bloc to European Union: Comparative Processes of Transformation since 1990

Heydemann, G√ľnther. Vodicka, Karel. Heydemann, G√ɬľnther.
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(2017)  | 9781785333170 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 394pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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More than 25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, European integrationremains a work in progress, especially in those Eastern European nations mostdramatically reshaped by democratization and economic liberalization. Thisvolume assembles detailed, empirically grounded studies of elevenstates-Estonia,...

Anglo-norman studies 39 : proceedings of the battle conference 2016.

van, Houts Elisabeth.
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(2017)  | 9781783272211 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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This year's volume continues to demonstrate the vitality of scholarship in this area, across a variety of disciplines. Topics include the forging of the Battle Abbey Chronicle; warring schoolmasters in eleventh-century Rouen; the impact of the Conquest on England; the circulation of manuscripts between...

Farming, famine and plague : the impact of climate in late medieval england.

Pribyl, Kathleen.
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(2017)  | 9783319559520 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 295pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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This book is situated at the cross-roads of environmental, agricultural and economic history and climate science. It investigates the climatic background for the two most significant risk factors for life in the crisis-prone England of the Later Middle Ages: subsistence crisis and plague. Based on documentary...

The world of renaissance italy.

Byrne, Joseph P. Byrne, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781440829598 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 811pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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The World of Renaissance Italy: A Daily Life Encyclopedia engages all of the Italian peninsula from the Black Death (1347-1352) to 1600. Unlike other encyclopedic works about the Renaissance era, this book deals exclusively with Italy, revealing the ways common Italian people lived and experienced the...

Conceptual History in the European Space

Freeden, Michael. Sebastián, Javier Fernández. Steinmetz, Willibald. Sebastián, Javier Fernández. Fernández-Sebastián, Javier.
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(2017)  | 9781785334825 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The result of extensive collaboration among leading scholars from acrossEurope,√ā¬†Conceptual History in the European Space√ā¬†represents a landmarkintervention in the historiography of concepts. It brings together ambitiousthematic studies that combine the pioneering methods of historian ReinhartKoselleck...

Holocaust resistance in europe and america : new aspects and dilemmas.

Gruber, Abigail S. Khiterer, Victoria.
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(2017)  | 9781443898812 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | book | 225pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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"This book brings together eleven essays that analyze different aspects of resistance to the Holocaust, which took many forms: armed and passive resistance, uprisings in ghettos and concentration camps, partisan and underground movements, the rescue of Jews, spiritual resistance, and preservation of...

Topographies of Suffering: Buchenwald, Babi Yar, Lidice

Rapson, Jessica.
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(2017)  | 9781785335112 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Commentary on memorials to the Holocaust has been plagued with a sense of"monument fatigue", a feeling that landscape settings and national spacesprovide little opportunity for meaningful engagement between present visitorsand past victims. This book examines the Holocaust via three sites of murder...

Russia in the wake of the cold war : perceptions and prejudices.

Horsfield, Dorothy.
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(2017)  | 9781498552172 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 228pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Amid widespread and increasing alarm in Western strategic and foreign policy circles following Russia's capture of Crimea, support for rebels in Ukraine, and military intervention in Syria, this study provides a timely and sophisticated analysis of the nature and intentions of post-Soviet government...

Jagged edge of duty : a fightercb.

RICHARDSON, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9780811718424 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 408pp
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The World War II fighter-pilot storyOn the very first day of the invasion of Sicily, three months into his combat career, Allan Knepper flew his P-38 Lightning fighter in a squadron sent out to sweep the island and interdict German ground targets. Retreating German infantry unexpectedly pounded the...

Vanished History: The Holocaust in Czech and Slovak Historical Culture

Sniegon, Tomas.
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(2017)  | 9781785335075 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Bohemia and Moravia, today part of the Czech Republic, was the first territorywith a majority of non-German speakers occupied by Hitler's Third Reich on theeve of the World War II. Tens of thousands of Jewish inhabitants in the socalled Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia soon felt the tragic consequences...

The Greater German Reich and the Jews: Nazi Persecution Policies in the Annexed Territories 1935-1945

Gruner, Wolf. Osterloh, Jörg. Osterloh, Jörg.
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(2017)  | 9781785335037 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 434pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Between 1935 and 1940, the Nazis incorporated large portions of Europe into theGerman Reich. The contributors to this volume analyze the evolving anti-Jewishpolicies in the annexed territories and their impact on the Jewish population,as well as the attitudes and actions of non-Jews, Germans, and indigenouspopulations....

Storied Lives: Japanese American Students and World War II

Okihiro, Gary Y. Ito, Leslie A.
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(2017)  | 9780295996622 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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During World War II over 5,500 young Japanese Americans left the concentrationcamps to which they had been confined with their families in order to attendcollege. Storied Lives describes√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚoften in their own words√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚhow nisei studentsfound schools to attend outside the West Coast exclusion zone and...

An Artist as Soldier: Seeking Refuge in Love and Art

Epple, Bernhard. Heisler, Barbara Schmitter. Heisler, Barbara.
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(2017)  | 9781433135118 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Franciscans and the Elixir of Life: Religion and Science in the Later Middle Ages

Matus, Zachary A.
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(2017)  | 9780812249217 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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One of the major ambitions of medieval alchemists was to discover the elixir oflife, a sovereign remedy capable not only of healing the body but oftransforming it. Given the widespread belief that care for the body came at thecost of care for the soul, it might seem surprising that any Franciscan wouldpursue...

Between Empire and Continent: British Foreign Policy before the First World War

Rose, Andreas.
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(2017)  | 9781785335785 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 548pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Prior to World War I, Britain was at the center of global relations, utilizingtactics of diplomacy as it broke through the old alliances of European states.Historians have regularly interpreted these efforts as a reaction to theaggressive foreign policy of the German Empire. However, as Between Empire...

A literary journey to rome : from the sweet life to the great beauty.

Christina, Höfferer.
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(2017)  | 9781443873284 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 115pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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"Rome is considered to be the most beautiful city in the world. However, how many people know about the hidden Rome, the Vatican's secret archives, the true fate of Pasolini? This book describes a city full of passionate people who are in love with Rome and enthusiastic about what they experience there....

The Sutton Hoo Story: Encounters with Early England

Carver, Martin.
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(2017)  | 9781783272044 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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The Sutton Hoo ship-burial is one of the most significant finds ever made inEurope. It lies in a burial ground which contains all the elements ofarchaeological mystery: seventeen mounds, buried treasure, and sacrificedhorses. In this very accessible book, Martin Carver explains what we know ofthis site,...

The bolsheviks come to power : the revolution of 1917 in petrograd.

Rabinowitch, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780745399997 | Pluto Press UK | book | 464pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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A new edition of a classic history of the Bolsheviks which destroys the platitudes of mainstream histories, reclaiming the revolution on its centenary

The bolsheviks come to power - new edition : the revolution of 1917 in petrograd.

Rabinowitch, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780745399980 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 464pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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A new edition of a classic history of the Bolsheviks which destroys the platitudes of mainstream histories, reclaiming the revolution on its centenary

Hd of the northern ireland concb.

GILLESPIE, Gordon.
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(2017)  | 9781442263048 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 426pp
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The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Northern Ireland Conflict provides an accessible and comprehensive study of the conflict and peace process in Northern Ireland from the 1960s to 2016. The second edition of the book expands on the references relating to individuals, organizations...

Ruptures in the Everyday: Views of Modern Germany from the Ground

Bergerson, Andrew Stuart. Schmieding, Leonard.
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(2017)  | 9781785335327 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 342pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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During the twentieth century, Germans experienced a long series of major andoften violent disruptions in their everyday lives. Such chronic instability andprecipitous change made it difficult for them to make sense of their lives ascoherent stories-and for scholars to reconstruct them in retrospect....

The Mirror of the Medieval: An Anthropology of the Western Historical Imagination

Fazioli, K. Patrick.
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(2017)  | 9781785335440 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Since its invention by Renaissance humanists, the myth of the "Middle Ages" hasheld a uniquely important place in the Western historical imagination. Whetherenvisioned as an era of lost simplicity or a barbaric nightmare, the medievalpast has always served as a mirror for modernity. This book gives...

American responses to the holocaust : transatlantic perspectives.

Krabbendam, Hans. Rubin, Derek.
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(2017)  | 9783631719664 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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German Unification and its Discontents: Documents From the Peaceful Revolution

Gray, Richard T. Wilke, Sabine.
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(2017)  | 9780295997407 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 379pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW, Revised Edition

Jefferson, Alexander. Alexander, Jefferson. Carlson, Lewis H. Carlson, Lewis.
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(2017)  | 9780823274383 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free is a rare gift detailing the experience of Lt.Col. Alexander Jefferson, who was one of 32 Tuskegee Airmen from the 332ndFighter Group to be shot down defending a country that considered them to besecond-class citizens. In this vividly detailed, deeply personal story,Jefferson...

Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence: Coming Home to Hood River

Tamura, Linda.
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(2017)  | 9780295997063 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Nisei Soldiers Break Their Silence is a compelling story of courage, community,endurance, and reparation. It shares the experiences of Japanese Americans(Nisei) who served in the U.S. Army during World War II, fighting on the frontlines in Italy and France, serving as linguists in the South Pacific,...

Performative contradiction and tcb.

Bogdan, Jolan.
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(2017)  | 9781783488728 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 218pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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The Romanian Revolution of 1989 ended 42 years of Communist rule. It was the bloodiest revolution in a Warsaw Pact country, culminating in the overthrow and execution of Nicolae Ceauescu. However, there was no major democratic reform and power remained in the hands of key figures from the old regime....

The safe house down under : jewish refugees from czechoslovakia in australia, 1938-1944.

Rosenbaum, Anna.
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(2017)  | 9781906165567 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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The Absent Jews: Kurt Forstreuter and the Historiography of Medieval Prussia

Hess, Cordelia.
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(2017)  | 9781785334924 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 334pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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For nearly a century, it has been a commonplace of Central European history thatthere were no Jews in medieval Prussia-the result, supposedly, of the rulingTeutonic Order's attempts to create a purely Christian crusader's state. In thisgroundbreaking historical investigation, however, medievalist Cordelia...

Slovenia : social, economic and environmental issues.

Adam, Frane.
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(2017)  | 9781634859196 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 253pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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This book analyzes the characteristics and outcomes of the transition process in Slovenia, a relatively young and independent country, from different perspectives. It presents its main achievements as well as its current dilemmas and challenges, among them the causes for systemic dysfunctions, political...

Daily life in 18th-century england.

Olsen, Kirstin.
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(2017)  | 9781440855030 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 458pp | Availability last checked: 12/4/2017
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When did Western life begin to strongly resemble our modern world? Despite the tremendous evolution of society and technology in the last 50 years, surprisingly, many aspects of life in the 21st century in the United States directly date back to the 18th century across the Atlantic. Daily Life in Eighteenth-Century...

After the Roundup

Weismann, Joseph. Kutner, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9780253026804 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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On the nights of July 16 and 17, 1942, French police rounded up eleven-year-oldJoseph Weismann, his family, and 13,000 other Jews. After being held for fivedays in appalling conditions in the Vélodrome d'Hiver stadium, Joseph and hisfamily were transported by cattle car to the Beaune-la-Rolande internment...

After the Roundup

Weismann, Joseph. Kutner, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9780253026910 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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On the nights of July 16 and 17, 1942, French police rounded up eleven-year-oldJoseph Weismann, his family, and 13,000 other Jews. After being held for fivedays in appalling conditions in the Vélodrome d'Hiver stadium, Joseph and hisfamily were transported by cattle car to the Beaune-la-Rolande internment...

Polish hero roman rodziewicz.

ZIOLKOWSKA-BOEHM, A. L.
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(2017)  | 9781498556965 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 166pp | Availability last checked: 2/4/2017
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In Polish Hero Roman Rodziewicz: Fate of a Hubal Soldier in Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Postwar England, Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm traces the remarkable and tragic tale of Roman Rodziewicz, a true Polish hero of the Second World War. Roman's childhood was spent in Manchuria where his father, first...

The ladies of llangollen : desire, indeterminacy, and the legacies of criticism.

Brideoake, Fiona.
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(2017)  | 9781611487619 | Bucknell University Press | hbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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The Ladies of Llangollen: Desire, Indeterminacy, and the Legacies of Criticism is the first book-length critical study of Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, whose 1778 elopement and five decades of culturally prominent 'retirement' rendered them eighteenth-century celebrities and pivotal figures...

Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent: A Fourteenth-Century Princess and her World

Goodman, Anthony.
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(2017)  | 9781783271764 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2017
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"Anthony Goodman's brilliant yet accessible scholarship draws in the reader inthe most entertaining and vibrant way. He was one of our greatest historians ofthe later medieval period, whose warm humanity shines forth in his writing. Hehas given us, as a parting gift, the definitive biography of an exceptional,intriguing...

The greatest air aces stories ever told.

Smith, Robert Barr. Yadon, Laurence J.
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(2017)  | 9781493026623 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2017
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In thirty-five chapters, The Greatest Air Aces Stories Ever Told covers many of the leading American and British Commonwealth fighter aces of WW I and II, together with a few bomber crews whose gallantry made a substantial contribution to the end of WW II. Other nations had their aces, but this book...

Discovering William of Malmesbury

Thomson, Rodney M. , Dolmans, Emily. Thomson, Rodney M. Winkler, Emily A.
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(2017)  | 9781783271368 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 244pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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In the past William of Malmesbury (1090-1143) has been seen as first andforemost a historian of England, and little else. This volume reveals not onlyWilliam's real greatness as a historian and his European vision, but also thebreadth and depth of his learning across a number of other fields. There...

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Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent: A Fourteenth-Century Princess and her World

Goodman, Anthony.
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(2017)  | 9781783271764 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 270pp | Availability last checked: 20/6/2017
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"Anthony Goodman's brilliant yet accessible scholarship draws in the reader inthe most entertaining and vibrant way. He was one of our greatest historians ofthe later medieval period, whose warm humanity shines forth in his writing. Hehas given us, as a parting gift, the definitive biography of an exceptional,intriguing...

Historical dictionary of latvia.

Purs, Aldis.
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(2017)  | 9781538102206 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3 Revised ed.,  | book | 442pp | Availability last checked: 22/5/2017
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Latvia is located on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea. After a brief period of independence between the two World Wars, Latvia was annexed by the USSR in 1940. It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Although the last Russian troops left in 1994. Latvia...

 

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