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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Hardcover. John Yochelson was seventeen when he first heard President Kennedy's call, "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." Responding to the call to public service, he had a front-row seat from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s. Num Pages: 296 pages, 16 photographs. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJP; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 238 x 30. Weight in Grams: 606.
Publisher
Potomac Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781612348247
ISBN
9781612348247
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 15.14

Hardcover. Series: Library of Ottoman Studies. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDT; 3JM; HBJF1; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780761138
ISBN
9781780761138
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 106.20

Paperback. World War II marked a pivotal point in the history of Cyprus, yet surprisingly, this period of the island's history has been little studied to date. In this title, the author provides the major study of the impact of World War II on the political development of Cyprus. Num Pages: 272 pages, 8pp bw plates. BIC Classification: 1DVC; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 141 x 21. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780761336
ISBN
9781780761336
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.15

Hardcover. World War II marked a pivotal point in the history of Cyprus. This title provides a study of the impact of World War II on the political development of Cyprus. It traces shifting Cypriot attitudes to the war and the formation of a triangular conflict in the island between the Left, Right and British colonial power. Series: International Library of Twentieth Century History. Num Pages: 304 pages, 12pp bw plates. BIC Classification: 1DVC; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 146 x 26. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848854369
ISBN
9781848854369
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 106.20

Hardcover.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Number of pages
232
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781550854
ISBN
9781781550854
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 22.72

Paperback. Into the Swarm tells the sobering and heroic stories of RAF fighter pilots in the most ferocious air battles of the war. Gripping and detailed stories of aerial combat are accompanied by unpublished photographs and letters which add to the rich content provided by the authors whose passion for the subject is apparent within each chapter. Num Pages: 15 pages, 70 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBWQ; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781556153
ISBN
9781781556153
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.72

Hardcover. When Adeline Yen Mah's mother dies giving birth to her, the family rejects Adeline. In this vivid autobiography, the author describes her, life, struggles and how she comes to be accepted by her family at the time of the Cultural Revolution in China. Series: New Longman Literature. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJ; BGH. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 207 x 137 x 15. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Longman
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780582848887
ISBN
9780582848887
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 19.30

Paperback. An inspiring account of the Ovitz family & their time in Auschwitz. Num Pages: 304 pages, Photos. BIC Classification: 1DVWR; 3JJH; BGH; HBJD; HBTZ1; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 300. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Robson Press London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008704
ISBN
9781849546539
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Num Pages: 176 pages, Over 375 photographs and 150 colour profiles. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 1FB; 3JJP; 3JM; HBWS; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 304 x 211 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1438.
Publisher
Hikoki Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902109282
ISBN
9781902109282
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 32.81

Paperback. In 1940 the Chinese writer Chiang Yee arrived in Oxford as a refugee from the London Blitz, his lodgings having been bombed. He paints a revealing picture of Oxford's particular atmosphere, its rituals and traditions. He explores the colleges and other student haunts, but also the city's surrounds. Series: Lost & Found S. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; 3JJH; DNF; HBJD1; HBWQ; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 135 x 15. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Signal Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902669694
ISBN
9781902669694
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.35

Paperback. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this novel about the air war of 1914-1918, based largely on the author's experiences. Combat, loneliness, fatigue, fear, comradeship, women, excitement - all are built into a vigorous and authentic structure by one of the pilots of the then Royal Flying Corps. Num Pages: 456 pages. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3JJF; HBJD; HBWN; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 140 x 34. Weight in Grams: 612.
Publisher
Grub Street United Kingdom
Number of pages
456
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904010654
ISBN
9781904010654
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99

Hardcover. This is the first book in either English or Chinese to study the group of students who came to the U.S. in the early 20th century to attend American universities and played pivotal roles in Chinese intellectual, economic, and diplomatic life upon their return to China. Num Pages: 348 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1KBB; 3JJC; 3JJF; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLW; JNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 27. Weight in Grams: 625.
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804736961
ISBN
9780804736961
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 66.77

Paperback. The author was forced into exile by Assad's regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned several times. From the first peaceful protests for democracy to the arrival of ISIS, this is her powerful and courageous testament to what she found inside the borders of her homeland. Translator(s): Gowanlock, Nashwa; Kemp, Ruth Ahmedzai. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBS; 3JMG; BM; HBJF1; JFFE; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 128 x 198 x 20. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Ebury Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846044885
ISBN
9781846044885
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.36

Paperback. Frances Yates' 1934 text throws light upon the vexed question of John Florio's relations with Shakespeare. Num Pages: 374 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 143 x 25. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
374
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521170741
ISBN
9780521170741
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.41

Paperback. In 1600, renagade philosopher and theologian Giordano Bruno was burnt at the stake in Rome. His crime was to preach a doctrine of brotherhood, peace and free love. Four centuries later he is known as the Prophet of the New Age. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 544 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3J; HPC; HRQX2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 128 x 30. Weight in Grams: 580.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415278492
ISBN
9780415278492
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.81

Hardcover. This book recounts one of the greatest tragedies of the twentieth century: the siege of Leningrad. It is based on the searing testimony of eyewitnesses, some of whom managed to survive, while others were to die in streets devastated by bombing, in icy houses, or the endless bread queues. Num Pages: 460 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBTB; HBWQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Polity
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509507986
ISBN
9781509507986
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.77

Paperback. American Literature in Context after 1929 explores thehistorical events and literary movements that shaped Americanliterature from the Great Depression onward. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; 3JJ; DSBH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405186001
ISBN
9781405186001
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.72

Paperback. Explores how the Great War influenced the construction of identity and nationalism in the Ottoman Empire. This book broadens the discussion of nationalism to include both ideological and biological factors. It explores the social, demographic, psychological and medical impact of the Great War on the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. Num Pages: 320 pages, 13 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 3JJF; 3JJG; HBJF; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 18. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748695898
ISBN
9780748695898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.89

Paperback. In 1932 the Al Saud family incorporated the kingdom of Hijaz, once the cultural hub of the Arabian world, in to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This book traces the fortunes of distinctive and resilient culture of the Hijazis, from the golden age of Hashemite Mecca to Saudi domination to its resurgence. Num Pages: 248 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FBXS; 3JJ; HBJF1; HBLW; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 402.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845118242
ISBN
9781845118242
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.85

Paperback. The revised new edition of the searing investigation into the murder of Pope John Paul I that has sold over 6 million copies. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3JJPL; BTC; HRCC7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 23. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845294960
ISBN
9781845294960
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.01

Paperback. Joseph 'Tommy' Lapid (1931-2008) survived the horrors of the Holocaust to become Israel's notorious yet beloved 'big mouth': a journalist, playwright, TV star, and finally deputy prime minister and leader of the anti-Orthodox movement. His is a very personal story as well as the breathtaking saga of a nation that emerged from the ashes. Translator(s): Fallenberg, Evan. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJF1; HBLW; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 31. Weight in Grams: 384.
Publisher
Elliott & Thompson Limited
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908739445
ISBN
9781908739445
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.75

Hardcover. Series: Empires in Perspective. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DVC; 1DVT; 3JJG; HBJD; HBLW; HBTQ; JPFN. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138221291
ISBN
9781138221291
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.46
€ 44.39

Hardcover. This study examines the establishment and evolution of China's strategic partnerships with Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Venezuela. It analyzes the key debates surrounding the partnerships and argues that China has disproportionately benefited from these arrangements. Num Pages: 168 pages, 6 tables, 10 graphs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1KL; 3JJPR; 3JM; HBJF; JPSD; KCL; KNBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 237 x 20. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498544696
ISBN
9781498544696
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 85.14
€ 77.10

Hardcover. During World War I, Britain and France imported workers from their colonies to labor behind the front lines. The single largest group of support labor came not from imperial colonies, however, but from China. This title tells the story of the 140,000 Chinese men recruited for the Allied war effort. Num Pages: 366 pages, 30 halftones, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FPC; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN; JFSL3; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 164 x 31. Weight in Grams: 706.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
366
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674049994
ISBN
9780674049994
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 53.99
€ 49.28