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Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance

£12.99

Donald Worster

9780190849856
Paperback
12 April 2018

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Dissonant Lives: Generations and Violence Through the German Dictatorships, Vol. 2: Nazism through Communism

£19.99

Mary Fulbrook

9780198799535
Paperback
07 September 2017

An innovative study of the ways in which Germans of different ages and life stages lived through the move from the Nazi dictatorship to the communism that succeeded it, looking at the ways in which this shaped, not merely German society, state, and economy, but also the character of the German people.

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Dissonant Lives: Generations and Violence Through the German Dictatorships, Vol. 1: Imperialism through Nazism

£19.99

Mary Fulbrook

9780198799528
Paperback
07 September 2017

An innovative study of the ways in which Germans of different ages and life stages lived through the violent eruptions of the two world wars, and through the rise of Nazism, looking at the ways in which this shaped, not merely German society, state, and economy, but also the character of the German people.

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Concentration Camps: A Short History

£12.99

Dan Stone

9780198790709
Hardback
02 March 2017

Dan Stone presents a global history of concentration camps, and considers the importance of these institutions to modern consciousness and identity. Tracing camps from their origins in in early-twentieth century colonial warfare, he discusses their evolution throughout the last century, and the complex questions their use raises.

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The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921

£26.49

Mark D. Steinberg

9780199227631
Paperback
01 December 2016

Oxford Histories

A new history of the Russian Revolution, exploring how people experienced it in their own lives, from Bloody Sunday in 1905 to the final shots of the civil war in 1921. The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 focuses on human experience to address key issues of inequality, power, and violence, and ideas of justice and freedom.

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Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Anna Cento Bull

9780198726517
Paperback
27 October 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction considers the history of Italy from the Risorgimento (the movement leading to Italian Unification in 1861) to the present. It also discusses Italy's political system and style of government; economic modernisation; emigration, internal migration and immigration; and the modern Italian culture and lifestyle.

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Public Health: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Virginia Berridge

9780199688463
Paperback
28 July 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction outlines the nature of public health in our world today and places public health in its historical context from the earliest times, analysing in particular the changes in public health regulation through the nineteenth century and the twentieth and twenty first centuries.

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Patterns of Modern Chinese History

£41.99

Charles Desnoyers

9780199946457
Paperback
07 April 2016

Patterns of Modern Chinese History offers a broad narrative of the period starting with the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) to the present. Providing in-depth coverage of modern Chinese history, this introductory yet detailed text utilizes proven pedagogical features and a fluid narrative to examine large patterns and their origins, interactions, and adaptations. Its versatile organization accommodates both chronological and thematic approaches. The narrative begins at the height of imperial China's wealth and power, tracing it through its downward spiral and ultimate demise, and following its revolutions, civil wars, invasions, radical political interlude, and rise once again to world prominence.

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Anwar al-Sadat: Transforming the Middle East

£11.99

Robert L. Tignor

9780190248987
Paperback
05 November 2015

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Apartheid, 1948-1994

£24.99

Saul Dubow

9780199550678
Paperback
22 May 2014

Oxford Histories

This fresh interpretation of apartheid South Africa integrates histories of resistance with the analysis of power - asking not only why apartheid was defeated, but how it came to survive for so long.

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Nazi Germany

£27.99

Jane Caplan

9780199276875
Paperback
24 April 2008

Oxford Short History of Germany

An authoritative and up-to-date history of Nazi Germany, with each chapter written by an internationally acknowledged expert in the field, covering everything from the ideological origins of Nazism, through the history of politics and society in the 'Third Reich', to the aftermath of National Socialism in postwar German history and memory.

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Modern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Senia Paseta

9780192801678
Paperback
27 March 2003

Very Short Introductions

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The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

S. A. Smith

9780192853950
Paperback
21 February 2002

Very Short Introductions

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Gandhi: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Bhikhu Parekh

9780192854575
Paperback
22 February 2001

Very Short Introductions

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Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Kenneth O. Morgan

9780192853974
Paperback
10 August 2000

Very Short Introductions

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Fascism

£35.99

Roger Griffin

9780192892492
Paperback
08 June 1995

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