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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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Empress Queen Victoria and India
ISBN: HB: 9780300118094, Yale University Press, August 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in...
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Almost Home Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone
ISBN: HB: 9780300220469, Yale University Press, May 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
After being exiled from their native Jamaica in 1795, the Trelawney Town Maroons endured in Nova Scotia and then in Sierra Leone. In this gripping narrative, Ruma Chopra demonstrates how the unlikely survival of this community of escaped slaves revea...
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Lawrence of Arabia's War The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the Middle East in WWI
ISBN: PB: 9780300226393, ISBN: HB: 9780300196832, Yale University Press, April 2017
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus., maps
Rarely is a book published that revises our understanding of an entire world region and the history that has defined it. This groundbreaking volume makes just such a contribution. Neil Faulkner draws on ten years of field research to offer the first...
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Dynamite Club How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror
ISBN: PB: 9780300217926, Yale University Press, May 2016
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Distinguished historian John Merriman maintains that the Age of Modern Terror began in Paris on February 12, 1894, when anarchist Emile Henry set off a bomb in the Cafe Terminus, killing one and wounding twenty French citizens. The true story of the...
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Romans and Their World A Short Introduction
ISBN: PB: 9780300220261, Yale University Press, May 2016
304 pp., 22.6x14.6 cm, 42 black&white illus., 10 maps, 5 plans
This one-volume history of the Roman world begins with the early years of the republic and carries the story nearly a thousand years forward to 476, when Romulus Augustus, the last Western Roman emperor, was deposed. Brian Campbell, respected scholar...
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Those Who Hold Bastogne Inside the Biggest Battle of the Bulge
ISBN: PB: 9780300216141, ISBN: HB: 9780300179026, Yale University Press, October 2015
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
Hitler's last gamble, the Battle of the Bulge, was intended to push the Allied invaders of Normandy all the way back to the beaches. The plan nearly succeeded, and almost certainly would have, were it not for one small Belgian town and its tenacious...
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Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to Al-Qaeda
ISBN: PB: 9780300212600, ISBN: HB: 9780300179255, Yale University Press, July 2015
392 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
"Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies" is a book about concealing and revealing secret communications. It is the first history of invisible writing, uncovered through stories about scoundrels and heroes. Spies were imprisoned or murdered, adultery unmasked,...
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Power of Knowledge How Information and Technology Made the Modern World
ISBN: PB: 9780300208672, ISBN: HB: 9780300167955, Yale University Press, June 2015
448 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Information is power. For more than five hundred years the success or failure of nations has been determined by a country's ability to acquire knowledge and technical skill and transform them into strength and prosperity. Leading historian Jeremy Bla...
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Poilu The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918
ISBN: PB: 9780300212488, ISBN: HB: 9780300191592, Yale University Press, May 2015
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 black&white illus.
Along with millions of other Frenchmen, Louis Barthas, a thirty-five-year-old barrelmaker from a small wine-growing town, was conscripted to fight the Germans in the opening days of World War I. Corporal Barthas spent the next four years in near-ceas...
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