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Great Cauldron A History of Southeastern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674983922, Harvard University Press, June 2019
660 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 41 photos, 7 maps
We often think of the Balkans as a region beset by turmoil and backwardness, but from late antiquity to the present it has been a dynamic meeting place of cultures and religions. Combining deep insight with narrative flair, "The Great Cauldron" invit...
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£28,95
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News from Germany The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780674988408, Harvard University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo, 12 illus.
Information warfare may seem like a new feature of our contemporary digital world. But it was just as crucial a century ago, when the great powers competed to control and expand their empires. In "News from Germany", Heidi Tworek uncovers how Germans...
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£21,95
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Permanent Revolution The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
ISBN: HB: 9780674987135, Harvard University Press, February 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intolerance, stringent literalism, political quietism, and destructive iconoclasm. Yet by 1688, this illiberal early modern upheaval would deli...
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£25,95
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Catherine & Diderot The Empress, the Philosopher, and the Fate of the Enlightenment
ISBN: HB: 9780674737907, Harvard University Press, February 2019
272 pp., 21x14 cm
In October 1773, after a grueling trek from Paris, the aged and ailing Denis Diderot stumbled from a carriage in wintery St. Petersburg. The century's most subversive thinker, Diderot arrived as the guest of its most ambitious and admired ruler, Empr...
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£20,00
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Specter Haunting Europe The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
ISBN: HB: 9780674047686, Harvard University Press, November 2018
368 pp., 21x14 cm
The first comprehensive account of the evolution and exploitation of the Judeo-Bolshevik myth, from its origins to the present day. For much of the twentieth century, Europe was haunted by a threat of its own imagining: Judeo-Bolshevism. This myth –...
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£21,95
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Republicanism in Russia Community Before and After Communism
ISBN: HB: 9780674976726, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
If Marxism was the apparent loser in the Cold War, it cannot be said that liberalism was the winner, at least not in Russia. Oleg Kharkhordin is not surprised that institutions of liberal democracy failed to take root following the dissolution of the...
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£39,95
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Our Friends the Enemies The Occupation of France after Napoleon
ISBN: HB: 9780674972315, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 photos, 5 maps
The Napoleonic wars did not end with Waterloo. That famous battle was just the beginning of a long, complex transition to peace. After a massive invasion of France by more than a million soldiers from across Europe, the Allied powers insisted on a lo...
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£28,95
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Academy of Fisticuffs Political Economy and Commercial Society in Enlightenment Italy
ISBN: HB: 9780674976641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
688 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 2 maps, 6 illus.
The terms "capitalism" and "socialism" continue to haunt our political and economic imaginations, but we rarely consider their interconnected early history. Even the eighteenth century had its "socialists", but unlike those of the nineteenth, they pa...
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£35,95
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To See Paris and Die The Soviet Lives of Western Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780674980716, Harvard University Press, October 2018
420 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 photos
The Soviet Union was a notoriously closed society until Stalin's death in 1953. Then, in the mid-1950s, a torrent of Western novels, films, and paintings invaded Soviet streets and homes, acquiring heightened emotional significance. "To See Paris and...
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£25,95
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Habsburg Empire A New History
ISBN: PB: 9780674986763, Harvard University Press, October 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 halftones, 7 maps
In a panoramic and pioneering reappraisal, Pieter Judson shows why the Habsburg Empire mattered so much, for so long, to millions of Central Europeans. Across divides of language, religion, region, and history, ordinary women and men felt a common at...
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£17,95
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