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Security Empire The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300242577, Yale University Press, August 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
This book examines the history of early secret police forces in Poland, Czechoslovakia, and East Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War. Molly Pucci delves into the ways their origins diverged from the original Soviet model based on differi...
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£45,00
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Third Walpurgis Night The Complete Text
ISBN: HB: 9780300236002, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Now available in English for the first time, Austrian satirist and polemicist Karl Kraus's "Third Walpurgis Night" was written in immediate response to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933 but withheld from publication for fear of reprisals against Jews...
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£25,00
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Peppermint Kings A Rural American History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236828, Yale University Press, August 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This unconventional history relates the engaging and unusual stories of three families in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose involvement in the peppermint oil industry provides insights into the perspectives and concerns of rural...
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£30,00
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Year of Peril America in 1942
ISBN: HB: 9780300233780, Yale University Press, July 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 25 black&white illus.
The Second World War exists in the American historical imagination as a time of unity and optimism. In 1942, however, after a series of defeats in the Pacific and the struggle to establish a beachhead on the European front, America seemed to be on th...
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£25,00
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Late Stalinism The Aesthetics of Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780300198478, Yale University Press, July 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 5 black&white illus.
Not for sale in Russia! In this nuanced historical analysis of late Stalinism organized chronologically around the main events of the period – beginning with Victory in May 1945 and concluding with the death of Stalin in March 1953 – Evgeny Dobrenk...
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£45,00
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Tea War A History of Capitalism in China and India
ISBN: HB: 9780300243734, Yale University Press, June 2020
360 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Tea remains the world's most popular commercial drink today, and at the turn of the twentieth century, it represented the largest export industry of both China and colonial India. In analyzing the global competition between Chinese and Indian tea, An...
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£35,00
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Unlikely General "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America
ISBN: PB: 9780300251876, Yale University Press, June 2020
376 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
In the spring of 1792, President George Washington chose "Mad" Anthony Wayne to defend America from a potentially devastating threat. Native forces had decimated the standing army and Washington needed a champion to open the country stretching from t...
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£18,00
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American Catholics A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300219647, Yale University Press, June 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 15 black&white illus.
This comprehensive survey of Catholic history in what became the United States spans nearly five hundred years, from the arrival of the first Spanish missionaries to the present. Distinguished historian Leslie Tentler explores lay religious practice...
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£22,50
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Archipelago of Justice Law in France's Early Modern Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300244007, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 14 black&white illus.
This book is a groundbreaking evaluation of the interwoven trajectories of the people, such as itinerant ship-workers and colonial magistrates, who built France's first empire between 1680 and 1780 in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. These imperial su...
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£50,00
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Field of Cloth of Gold
ISBN: PB: 9780300248029, ISBN: HB: 9780300148862, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Glenn Richardson provides the first history in more than four decades of a major Tudor event: an extraordinary international gathering of Renaissance rulers unparalleled in its opulence, pageantry, controversy and mystery. Throughout most of the late...
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£12,99
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£35,00
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