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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Looks at the concentration camp from the inside as a laboratory of cruelty and a system of absolute power built on extreme violence, starvation, "terror labor," and the business-like extermination of human beings. Based on historical documents and the reports of survivors, this book details how the resistance of prisoners was broken down. Translator(s): Templer, William. Num Pages: 368 pages, 3 line illus. 4 tables. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBTZ1; HBWQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 554. The Concentration Camp. 370 pages, black & white illustrations. Looks at the concentration camp from the inside as a laboratory of cruelty and a system of absolute power built on extreme violence, starvation, "terror labor," and the business-like extermination of human beings. Based on historical documents and the reports of survivors, this book details how the resistance of prisoners was broken down. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBTZ1; HBWQ. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 23. Weight: 530. Translator(s): Templer, William.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
370
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691006857
ISBN
9780691006857
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 32.25

paperback. This text is an account of the vibrant international network that the American socio-political reformers constructed - so often obscured by notions of American exceptionalism - and of its profound impact on the USA from the 1870s through to 1945. Num Pages: 648 pages, 33 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLL; HBLW; JHM; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 163 x 236 x 35. Weight in Grams: 808.
Publisher
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Number of pages
648
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674002012
ISBN
9780674002012
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 41.56

Hardcover. When a little boy dies from Strychnine-poisoned chocolates, Brighton is thrown into panic. When more children start being poisoned by sweets they find lying about the town and strange parcels of arsenic-laced cakes are sent to prominent residents the police step up the search for the poisoner. Who is it that is set upon his revenge on the town? Num Pages: 208 pages, 30 black and white photographs and engravings. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 160 x 21. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Fonthill Media Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781551042
ISBN
9781781551042
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 22.44

Paperback. The first modern history of Scottish woodlands from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920. Num Pages: 448 pages, 36 black & white illustrations, 16 colour plates, 16 page colour plate section with 33 il. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3J; KCZ; RGBL; RNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 784.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748632947
ISBN
9780748632947
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.86

Paperback. This selection of Blunden's prose about the First World War includes the complete text of De bello germanico, his first, lively sketch of the war as he lived it in 1916. Editor(s): Marsack, Robyn. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: DQ; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 137 x 15. Weight in Grams: 232.
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd United Kingdom
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847772114
ISBN
9781847772114
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 22.54

Hardback. Completing his acclaimed trilogy on the history of Israel, Leslie Stein brings readers right up to contemporary events in Israel Since the Six-Day War. Num Pages: 456 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 3JJP; 3JMC; HBJF1; HBLW3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 235 x 39. Weight in Grams: 824.
Publisher
Polity Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745647265
ISBN
9780745647265
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 17.70

Paperback. Provides an introduction to medieval and early modern Scotland. These books contain specially commissioned essays by historians which cover topics such as the origins of Scotland, the Wars of Independence, the Stewart monarchy, the medieval economy, the Highlands, the role of the church, and Scotland's place in Europe. Editor(s): Harris, Bob; MacDonald, Alan. BIC Classification: 1DBKSC; 3JB; 3JD; 3JH; HBJD1. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845860417
ISBN
9781845860417
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 101.55

Paperback. Pre-eminent military historian Max Hastings presents Winston Churchill as he has never been seen before. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 47. Weight in Grams: 530.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007263684
ISBN
9780007263684
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.32

Paperback. By January 1915 the British Expeditionary Force found themselves trapped in the murderous stalemate of trench warfare. British troops had suffered badly in the early campaigns and by January 1915 were holding some 30 miles of trench. This book tells the story of the 67 VC winners from this period on the Western Front. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN; JWTY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 124 x 23. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752460574
ISBN
9780752460574
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.31

Paperback. Presents an argument that the research university developed in response to market forces and bureaucracy, producing a academic whose goal was to establish originality and achieve fame through publication. This book investigates the origins and evolving fixtures of academic life: the lecture catalog, the library catalog, and the grading system. Num Pages: 668 pages, 51 halftones, 20 tables. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JH; 3JJ; HBT; JHBC; JNMN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 228 x 36. Weight in Grams: 914.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
668
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226109220
ISBN
9780226109220
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 28.47

Paperback. A biography of Agnetha Faltskog, one of the most successful and enigmatic performers in the last fifty years of popular music. From her beginnings as a teenage singer in Sweden in the 1960's, through her decade of global superstardom with ABBA, to the years of self-imposed exile that followed, Agnetha's life and career has fascinated millions. Num Pages: 208 pages, 26 colour and black & white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DNS; 3JJ; AVG; AVGP; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 17. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555217
ISBN
9781781555217
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 26.84

Paperback. Based on archival materials and featuring memoirs of Holocaust survivors, this volume offers a rich array of both tragic and inspiring studies of the sanctification of life as practiced by Jewish medical professionals. Editor(s): Grodin, Michael A. Num Pages: 328 pages, 15 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBTZ1; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785333484
ISBN
9781785333484
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.75

Paperback. This account of the Great Fire of London explores its history and consequences, from the first small blaze to the long work of rebuilding. It also describes the human story of the fire and its aftermath - the panic and terror, the hunt for scapegoats and the rebirth of a city. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations, facsims., maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JD; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712668477
ISBN
9780712668477
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.95

Paperback. Explores the relationship between Britain and the Spanish Civil War. This book explains the war's legacy and longer-term impact on Britain, and presents a chronological progression from the Civil War to the post-war Franco era. It also provides a discussion of the importance of loss and memory. Num Pages: 267 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DSE; 3JJG; HBJD1; HBLW; HBW. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 22. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
267
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845191276
ISBN
9781845191276
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 32.25

Paperback. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198354727
ISBN
9780198354727
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.98

Paperback. Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798 was the first attack on a Middle Eastern country by a Western power in modern times. He was just twenty-eight when he invaded Egypt and it was an episode which contained in embryo many seminal events in his later life. This work looks at his epic military victories and his declaration of himself as emperor. Num Pages: 496 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DDF; 1HBE; 3JH; HBJD; HBJH; HBLL; HBWH; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
VINTAGE
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844139170
ISBN
9781844139170
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.99

Paperback. 'Bobby' Sands was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze. This graphic novel, the first of its kind, brings Bobby Sands' story to life in a whole new way. Num Pages: 80 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKN; 3JJP; BGH; FXZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 297 x 210. .
Publisher
O´Brien Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
9781847178152
ISBN
9781847178152
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.29

Hardback. Series: Macmillan Collector's Library. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 93. .
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reissue, Unabridged
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509842889
ISBN
9781509842889
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 12.44

Hardcover. The latest release in what has become a trio of commemorative books, celebrating the might of the indomitable Lancaster Bomber. Num Pages: 264 pages, 32pp B&W Photos. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJF; HBWQ; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 240 x 26. Weight in Grams: 800.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Aviation
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783831746
ISBN
9781783831746
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 43.85

Paperback. For two and a half years, and against all odds, the Biafrans held their own against their better-outfitted and more numerous Nigerian opponents, capturing the attention of the Western media. Illustrator(s): Ruggeri, Raffaele. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, 25 b/w; 15 col. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; 3JJPK; HBJH; HBLW3; HBWS; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 248 x 4. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472816092
ISBN
9781472816092
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.12

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