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The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

Forthcoming

Mitchell Hall
March 20, 2018

The Third Reich

The Third Reich

Forthcoming

David G. Williamson
January 22, 2018

The Third Reich is a succinct, comprehensive examination of the major debates surrounding this crucial period in modern German history. The character and operation of the Nazi state, and of its global consequences, have been discussed and disputed since 1933. David G. Williamson’s Seminar Studies...

Britain, America, and the Special Relationship since 1941

Britain, America, and the Special Relationship since 1941

B. J. C McKercher
May 23, 2017

Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941 examines the Anglo-American strategic and military relationship that developed during the Second World War and continued until recent years. Forged on a common ground of social, cultural, and ideological values as well as political expediency...

The Cold War 1949–2016

The Cold War 1949–2016

Martin McCauley
May 22, 2017

Covering the development of the Cold War from the mid-twentieth century to the present day, The Cold War 1949–2016 explores the struggle for world domination that took place between the United States and the Soviet Union following the Second World War. The conflict between these two superpowers...

The Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Arab-Israeli Conflict

Kirsten E. Schulze
November 07, 2016

In this concise yet comprehensive survey, Kirsten E. Schulze analyzes the causes, course and consequences of the Arab–Israeli conflict, exploring the particular dynamics of this conflict and the numerous attempts at its resolution. Covering pivotal events ranging from the creation of the State of...

Origins of the First World War

Origins of the First World War

Gordon Martel
October 18, 2016

Origins of the First World War summarizes the policies, issues and crises that brought Europe to war in 1914. Examining the strategic and political problems that confronted each of the great powers and the way in which social and economic factors influenced the decision-making process, Martel...

The French Revolution 1787-1804

The French Revolution 1787-1804

P. M. Jones
September 05, 2016

P. M. Jones’ The French Revolution, now in its third edition, is an authoritative survey of events in France from 1787, as the power of the ancien régime began to crumble, until 1804 and the demise of the Republic. It provides a balanced and accessible account of the dramatic events of the...

The Inter-War Crisis

The Inter-War Crisis

Richard Overy
July 26, 2016

The Inter-War Crisis is a concise yet analytical overview of the rapidly-changing world between 1918 and 1939, covering the political, economic and social instability that resulted from the First World War and the eventual descent towards the fresh upheaval of the Second World War. Revised...

The Origins of the Second World War

The Origins of the Second World War

Richard Overy
June 29, 2016

Exploring the reasons why the Second World War broke out in September 1939 and why a European conflict developed into a war that spanned the globe, The Origins of the Second World War argues that this was not just ‘Hitler’s War’ but one that had its roots and origins in the decline of the old...

South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid

South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid

Nancy L. Clark, William H. Worger
June 28, 2016

South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid examines the history of South Africa from 1948 to the present day, covering the introduction of the oppressive policy of apartheid when the Nationalists came to power, its mounting opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, its eventual collapse in the 1990s,...

Family and Kinship in England 1450-1800

Family and Kinship in England 1450-1800

Will Coster
June 23, 2016

Family and Kinship in England 1450-1800 guides the reader through the changing relationships that made up the nature of family life from the late medieval period to the beginnings of industrialisation. It gives a clear introduction to many of the intriguing areas of interest that this field of...

Revolution & Terror in France 1789 - 1795

Revolution & Terror in France 1789 - 1795

D. G. Wright
May 11, 2016

Dr Wright tackles the many controversies surrounding the French Revolution. He also reviews the arguments of leading historians, and analyses some of the key documentary evidence on which they have based their judgements....

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