General History
General History
Medieval; Renaissance; Early Modern;
Modern & Contemporary
Social; Economic; Political & Military; Historiography

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  1. SETTING THE EAST ABLAZE

    SETTING THE EAST ABLAZE
    Lenin’s Dream of an Empire in Asia

    PETER HOPKIRK

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    'Let us turn our faces towards Asia', exhorted Lenin when the long-awaited revolution in Europe failed to materialise. 'The East will help us conquer the West.' Hopkirk's book tells the story of the B... Learn More
  2. KURSK

    KURSK
    The Greatest Battle

    LLOYD CLARK

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    The epic confrontation between German and Soviet forces around the town of Kursk in Russia in July 1943 was one of the most important military engagements in history and epitomised 'total war'. It was... Learn More
  3. THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

    THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
    How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are

    MICHAEL PYE
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    A closely-researched characterisation of the richness of life and the underestimated interconnections of the peoples all around the medieval and early modern North Sea. It is a story of saints and spi... Learn More
  4. IMAGINING ARMENIA

    IMAGINING ARMENIA
    Orientalism, Ambiguity and Intervention, 1879-1925

    JOANNE LAYCOCK

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    This book examines how Armenia and Armenians were portrayed in Britain at a decisive moment in modern history. It illustrates how observers represented the 'in-between' position of Armenians and consi... Learn More
  5. FROM VICTORY TO VICHY

    FROM VICTORY TO VICHY
    Veterans in Interwar France

    CHRIS MILLINGTON

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    This study explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans' associations during the interwar years, the Union fédérale (UF) and the Union nationale des combattants (UNC). It a... Learn More
  6. STREETLIFE

    STREETLIFE
    The Untold Story of Europe’s Twentieth Century

    LEIF JERRAM

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    This study presents a totally new history of the twentieth century, with the city at its heart, showing how everything distinctive about it, from revolution and dictatorship to sexual liberation, was ... Learn More
  7. ON THE EVE

    ON THE EVE
    The Jews of Europe before the Second World War

    BERNARD WASSERSTEIN
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    This is the portrait of a world on the eve of its destruction. Wasserstein presents a disturbing interpretation of the collapse of European Jewish civilisation before the Nazi onslaught and World War ... Learn More
  8. THE MEDIEVAL NATURAL WORLD

    THE MEDIEVAL NATURAL WORLD

    RICHARD JONES

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    How did medieval people make sense of their surroundings, and how did this change over the years as understanding and knowledge expanded? This new study shows how medieval people interpreted the world... Learn More
  9. GIANTS

    GIANTS
    The Dwarfs of Auschwitz

    YEHUDA KOREN and EILAT NEGEV

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    ‘Through thick and thin, never separate. Stick together, guard each other and live for one another.’ The Ovitz family had good reason to stand by their mother’s mantra as they descended from the... Learn More
  10. LIFE UNDER PRESSURE

    LIFE UNDER PRESSURE
    Mortality and Living Standards in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

    TOMMY BENGTSSON, CAMERON CAMPBELL and JAMES Z LEE
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    This book studies 100,000 life histories in rural communities in Western Europe and Asia to analyse demographic response to social and economic pressures. In doing so it demonstrates that population b... Learn More

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