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Global Indies British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815
ISBN: HB: 9780300239973, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
In this lively book, Ashley Cohen reveals how eighteenth-century Britons saw the empire – not as separate Atlantic and Indian spheres but as an interconnected "Indies". Crisscrossing the hemispheres, Cohen traces global histories of race, slavery, an...
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£50,00
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Goering's Man in Paris The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World
ISBN: HB: 9780300251920, Yale University Press, January 2021
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 47 black&white illus.
Bruno Lohse (1911-2007) was one of the most notorious art plunderers in history. Appointed by Hermann Goring to Hitler's special art looting agency, he went on to supervise the systematic theft and distribution of over 22,000 artworks, largely from F...
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£25,00
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Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Light and Flame
ISBN: HB: 9780300252200, Yale University Press, November 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 8 maps
Richard Butterwick tells the compelling story of the last decades of one of Europe's largest and least understood polities: the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Drawing on the latest research, Butterwick vividly portrays the turbulence the Commonwealt...
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£30,00
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Dead of the Irish Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300123821, Yale University Press, October 2020
704 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
This account covers the turbulent period from the 1916 Rising to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921 – a period which saw the achievement of independence for most of nationalist Ireland and the establishment of Northern Ireland as a self-governin...
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£50,00
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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: PB: 9780300254860, ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, October 2020
400 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 40 colour illus., 5 maps
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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£14,99
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£25,00
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Substate Dictatorship Networks, Loyalty, and Institutional Change in the Soviet Union
ISBN: HB: 9780300230819, Yale University Press, September 2020
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 black&white illus.
How do local leaders govern in a large dictatorship? What resources do they draw on? Yoram Gorlizki and Oleg Khlevniuk examine these questions by looking at one of the most important authoritarian regimes of the twentieth century. Starting in the ear...
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Walls Have Ears The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II
ISBN: PB: 9780300254853, ISBN: HB: 9780300238600, Yale University Press, September 2020
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 24 black&white illus.
At the outbreak of World War II, MI6 spymaster Thomas Kendrick arrived at the Tower of London to set up a top secret operation: German prisoners' cells were to be bugged and listeners installed behind the walls to record and transcribe their private...
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£10,99
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£18,99
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Russia as Empire Past and Present
ISBN: HB: 9781789142914, Reaktion Books, September 2020
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 25 illus.
Covering more than 1,000 years of tumultuous history, "Russia as Empire" shows how the medieval empire of Kyivan Rus' metamorphosed into today's Russian Federation. Kees Boterbloem vividly and lucidly describes Russia's various incarnations and consi...
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£20,00
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Three Germanies From Partition to Unification and Beyond (Second Expanded Edition)
ISBN: HB: 9781789143355, Reaktion Books, September 2020
392 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 35 illus.
Following the defeat of the Third Reich in 1945, Germany has experienced recurring turmoil and reinvention. In this ambitious book Michael Gehler explores the political path Germany has taken since the Yalta Conference, observing the different German...
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£25,00
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Athenaeum "More Than Just Another London Club"
ISBN: HB: 9780300246773, Yale University Press, September 2020
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 37 colour illus., 2 black&white illus.
When it was founded in 1824, the Athen?um broke the mold. Unlike in other preeminent clubs, its members were chosen on the basis of their achievements rather than on their background or political affiliation. Public rather than private life dominated...
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£35,00
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