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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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Politics of Empire at the Accession of George III The East India Company and the Crisis and Transformation of Britain's Imperial State
ISBN: HB: 9780300208269, Yale University Press, February 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In this bold debut work, historian James M. Vaughn challenges the scholarly consensus that British India and the Second Empire were founded "in a fit of absence of mind". He instead argues that the origins of the Raj and the largest empire of the mod...
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First Soldier Hitler as Military Leader
ISBN: HB: 9780300205985, Yale University Press, November 2018
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus., 10 maps
After Germany's humiliating World War II defeat, numerous German generals published memoirs claiming that their country's brilliant military leadership had been undermined by the Fuhrer's erratic decision making. The author of three highly acclaimed...
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Republic of Letters
ISBN: HB: 9780300221602, Yale University Press, November 2018
400 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
In this fascinating study, preeminent historian Marc Fumaroli reveals how an imagined "republic" of ideas and interchange fostered the Italian Renaissance, the Enlightenment, and the French Revolution. He follows exchanges among Petrarch, Erasmus, De...
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Peace at Last A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918
ISBN: HB: 9780300233384, Yale University Press, October 2018
296 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 24 black&white illus.
November 11, 2018, marks the centenary of the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany ending World War I. While the events of the war and its legacy are much discussed, this is the first book to focus solely on the day itself, examining how t...
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Reformations The Early Modern World, 1450-1650
ISBN: PB: 9780300240030, ISBN: HB: 9780300111927, Yale University Press, October 2018
920 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 155 black&white illus.
A lively, expansive history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations and the momentous changes they set in motion This fast-paced survey of Western civilization's transition from the Middle Ages to modernity brings that tumultuous period vividly t...
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Kremlin Letters Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt
ISBN: HB: 9780300226829, Yale University Press, October 2018
660 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus., 3 maps
Stalin exchanged more than six hundred messages with Allied leaders Churchill and Roosevelt during the Second World War. In this riveting volume – the fruit of a unique British-Russian scholarly collaboration – the messages are published and also ana...
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London Cage The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre
ISBN: PB: 9780300238655, ISBN: HB: 9780300221930, Yale University Press, August 2018
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Behind the locked doors of three mansions in London's exclusive Kensington Palace Gardens neighborhood, the British Secret Service established a highly secret prison in 1940: the London Cage. Here recalcitrant German prisoners of war were subjected t...
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Warm South How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination
ISBN: HB: 9780300235920, Yale University Press, August 2018
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 colour illus.
Ever since the age of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, the Mediterranean has had a significant pull for Britons – including many painters and poets – who sought from it the inspiration, beauty, and fulfillment that evaded them at home. Refer...
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Mussolini and Hitler The Forging of the Fascist Alliance
ISBN: HB: 9780300178838, Yale University Press, August 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
From 1934 until 1944 Mussolini met Hitler numerous times, and the two developed a relationship that deeply affected both countries. While Germany is generally regarded as the senior power, Christian Goeschel demonstrates just how much history has und...
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