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The participants : the men of the wannsee conference.

Jasch, Hans-Christian. Kreutzm√ľller, Christoph.
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(2017)  | 9781785336331 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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The Autobiography of Arthur Woodburn (1890-1978): Living with History

Pentland, Gordon.
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(2017)  | 9780906245422 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 184pp | Availability last checked: 13/7/2017
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Arthur Woodburn's autobiography provides an exceptionally rich insight into thedevelopment of labour politics in Scotland in the first half of the twentiethcentury, into the experience of coalition government during the Second World Warand of reconstruction and the government of Scotland in its aftermath....

Laughter and War: Humorous-Satirical Magazines in Britain, France, Germany and Russia 1914‚Äď1918

Milne, Lesley.
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(2017)  | 9781443891370 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 293pp | Availability last checked: 4/8/2017
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War is no laughing matter. During a war, however, laughter can play a vital role in sustaining morale, both in the armies at the Front and in their homelands. Among wars, the 1914‚Äď18 conflict has left a haunting legacy, and remains a central topic in modern European history. This book offers a comparative...

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 | 292pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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At the center of this book are the World War II letters ( Feldpostbriefe ) of a German artist and art teacher to his wife. While Bernhard Epple's letters to his wife, Gudrun, address many of the topics usually found in war letters (food, lodging conditions, the weather, problems with the mail service,...

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: 16/8/2017
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Norman Rule in Normandy, 911-1144

Hagger, Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781783272143 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 824pp | Availability last checked: 13/7/2017
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This book provides a comprehensive revision and analysis of Normandy, itsrulers, and governance between the traditional date for the foundation of theduchy, 911, and the completion of the conquest led by Count Geoffrey V of theAngevins, 1144. It examines how the Norman dukes were able to establish and...

Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ Stories and New Media Practices

Shandler, Jeffrey.
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(2017)  | 9781503601956 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 7/8/2017
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Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age explores the nexus of new media and memorypractices, raising questions about how advances in digital technologies continueto influence the nature of Holocaust memorialization. Through an in-depth studyof the largest and most widely available collection of videotaped...

Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ Stories and New Media Practices

Shandler, Jeffrey.
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(2017)  | 9781503602892 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 232pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age explores the nexus of new media and memorypractices, raising questions about how advances in digital technologies continueto influence the nature of Holocaust memorialization. Through an in-depth studyof the largest and most widely available collection of videotaped...

Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War

Kawamura, Noriko.
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(2017)  | 9780295742731 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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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...

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...

European Regions and Boundaries: A Conceptual History

Mishkova, Diana. Trencsényi, Balázs. Trencsényi, Balázs.
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(2017)  | 9781785335846 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 438pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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It is difficult to speak about Europe today without reference to itsconstitutive regions-supra-national geographical designations such as"Scandinavia," "Eastern Europe," and "the Balkans." Such formulations are soubiquitous that they are frequently treated as empirical realities rather than aseries...

Australians and the first world war : local-global connections and contexts.

Ariotti, Kate. Bennett, James.
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(2017)  | 9783319515199 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 211pp | Availability last checked: 17/7/2017
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This book contributes to the global turn in First World War studies by exploring Australians' engagements with the conflict across varied boundaries and by situating Australian voices and perspectives within broader, more complex contexts. This diverse and multifaceted collection includes chapters on...

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,...

Topographies of Suffering: Buchenwald, Babi Yar, Lidice

Rapson, Jessica.
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(2017)  | 9781785335112 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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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...

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: 16/8/2017
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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...

Space and Spatiality in Modern German-Jewish History

L√§ssig, Simone. R√ľrup, Miriam. L√ɬ§ssig, Simone. R√ɬľrup, Miriam.
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(2017)  | 9781785335532 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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What makes a space Jewish? This wide-ranging volume revisits literal as well asmetaphorical spaces in modern German history to examine the ways in whichJewishness has been attributed to them both within and outside of Jewishcommunities, and what the implications have been across different eras andsocial...

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: 16/8/2017
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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...

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...

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: 28/6/2017
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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...

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 | 797pp | 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...

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...

Garsington revisited : the legend of lady ottoline morrell brought up-to-date.

Darroch, Sandra J.
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(2017)  | 9780861967377 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 456pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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Lady Ottoline Morrell was the foremost host of the Bloomsbury set, offering sustenance and friendship to Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, TS Eliot, DH Lawrence, Duncan Grant and her lover Bertrand Russell, to name but a few. This book is a revised and updated edition of the author's original biography...

An analytical diary of 1939-1940 : the twelve months that changed the world.

Sangster, Andrew.
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(2017)  | 9781443886116 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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"This book examines in detail, and as objectively as possible, the first year of the Second World War. The sources used here are international in order to avoid a perspective focused on any single nation. It also explores the political machinations and intrigues, as well as the various military campaigns...

The world of renaissance italy.

Byrne, Joseph Patrick.
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(2017)  | 9781440846328 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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The world of renaissance italy.

Byrne, Joseph Patrick.
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(2017)  | 9781440846311 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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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: 6/8/2017
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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,...

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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
AUD 177.95 (inc. GST), AUD 161.77 (ex. GST),
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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