Battleground Ukraine From Independence to the War with Russia
ISBN: HB: 9780300269468, Yale University Press, August 2024
352 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
The first major English-language history of Ukraine from its emergence after the demise of the Soviet Union through the current Russian invasion. In 1991, after seventy years of imperial Soviet rule, Ukraine became an independent country. Since 202...
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£20.00
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Long Shadow of German Colonialism Amnesia, Denialism and Revisionism
ISBN: PB: 9781805260455, Hurst Publishers, July 2024
416 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
For sale in CIS only! A no-holds-barred account of how German society struggles with its colonial legacy. From 1884 to 1914, the world's fourth-largest overseas colonial empire was that of the German Kaiserreich. Yet this fact is little known in G...
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£30.00
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Fall The Last Days of the English Republic
ISBN: HB: 9780300211498, Yale University Press, June 2024
464 pp., 23,4x15,3 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Why did England's one experiment in republican rule fail? Oliver Cromwell's death in 1658 sparked a period of unrivalled turmoil and confusion in English history. In less than two years, there were close to ten changes of government; rival armies o...
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Spycraft Tricks and Tools of the Dangerous Trade from Elizabeth I to the Restoration
ISBN: HB: 9780300267549, Yale University Press, June 2024
400 pp., 23,4x15,2 cm, 60 colour illus., 1 map
A fascinating exploration of the devious tricks and ingenious tools used by early modern spies – from ciphers to counterfeiting, invisible inks to assassination. Early modern Europe was a hotbed of espionage, where spies, spy-catchers, and conspira...
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Belfast The Story of a City and its People
ISBN: PB: 9780300278675, ISBN: HB: 9780300264449, Yale University Press, May 2024
320 pp., 23,4x15,3 cm, 20 colour illus.
A lively and inviting history of Belfast – exploring the highs and lows of a resilient city. Modern Belfast is a beautiful city with a vibrant tradition of radicalism, industry, architectural innovation, and cultural achievement. But the city's man...
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Lost Fatherland Europeans between Empire and Nation-States, 1867-1939
ISBN: HB: 9780300267556, Yale University Press, April 2024
352 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 18 black&white illus.
How the demise of the Habsburg Empire, postwar sovereignty, and new diplomatic frontiers shaped the nature of citizenship, identity, and belonging across Europe. This book is a collective portrait of twenty-one key statesmen who came of age during...
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Ukrainian Night An Intimate History of Revolution
ISBN: PB: 9780300276831, ISBN: HB: 9780300218688, Yale University Press, April 2024
320 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 2 black&white illus.
What is worth dying for? While the world watched the uprising on the Maidan as an episode in geopolitics, those in Ukraine during the extraordinary winter of 2013–14 lived the revolution as an existential transformation: the blurring of night and day...
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Backbone of the Nation Mining Communities and the Great Strike of 1984-85
ISBN: PB: 9780300277906, Yale University Press, March 2024
496 pp., 19,8x12,9 cm, 8 colour illus.
A powerful new history of the Great Strike in the miners' own voices, based on more than 140 interviews with former miners and their families. Forty years ago, Arthur Scargill led the National Union of Mineworkers on one of the largest strikes in Br...
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Tudor Children
ISBN: PB: 9780300276114, ISBN: HB: 9780300267969, Yale University Press, March 2024
288 pp., 19,8x12,9 cm, 60 colour illus.
The first history of childhood in Tudor England. What was it like to grow up in England under the Tudors? How were children cared for, what did they play with, and what dangers did they face? In this beautifully illustrated and characteristically l...
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Goering's Man in Paris The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World
ISBN: PB: 9780300274264, ISBN: HB: 9780300251920, Yale University Press, February 2024
456 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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