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Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Dan Stone

9780198723387
Paperback
March 2019

Very Short Introductions

Nazi concentration camps are by no means the only examples of these 'extreme institutions'; Dan Stone sets out the fuller story, from the Boer War to Bosnia. He shows how different regimes have used concentration camps at times of crisis to control populations that appeared threatening, and examines their role in consciousness and identity.

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Concentration Camps: A Short History

£12.99

Dan Stone

9780198790709
Hardback
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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World War II: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Gerhard L. Weinberg

9780199688777
Paperback
November 2014

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, the eminent scholar Gerhard L. Weinberg explores one of the most important events in history. Examining the origins, course, and impact of the World War II — through both the soldiers and the ordinary citizens who lived through it — he considers the long-lasting impact it continues to have around the world.

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The Napoleonic Wars: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Mike Rapport

9780199590964
Paperback
January 2013

Very Short Introductions

The Napoleonic Wars left their mark on European and world societies in a variety of ways, not least from the radical social and political change they evoked in many countries. Examining the social, political, and institutional aspects of warfare in the Napoleonic era, Mike Rapport considers their significance and the legacy they leave today.

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Terrorism: How to Respond

£12.99

Richard English

9780199590032
Paperback
July 2010

Drawing on a wide range of case studies, Richard English argues that we have as yet failed to understand terrorism properly, and that this is at the root of our disastrous failure to respond effectively to terrorism in the post-9/11 crisis.

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The History of the Rebellion: A new selection

£12.99

Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, Paul Seaward, Paul Seaward

9780199228171
Paperback
February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Clarendon's History chonicles the English Civil War from the perspective of someone intimately involved in the events he describes. This classic work is admired for its literary quality as well as its historical value; this new selection also contains passages from The Life, Clarendon's autobiography, to produce a vivid narrative history.

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On War

£8.99

Carl von Clausewitz, Beatrice Heuser, Michael Howard, Peter Paret

9780199540020
Paperback
April 2008

Oxford World's Classics

This abridged edition of On War by Beatrice Heuser, using the acclaimed translation by Michael Howard and Peter Paret, selects the central books in which Clausewitz's views on the nature and theory of war are developed.

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The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Michael Howard

9780199205592
Paperback
January 2007

Very Short Introductions

By the time the First World War ended in 1918, eight million people had died in what had been perhaps the most apocalyptic episode the world had known. This Very Short Introduction provides a concise and insightful history of 'the Great War', focusing on why it happened, how it was fought, and why it had the consequences it did.

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Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Harry Sidebottom

9780192804709
Paperback
November 2004

Very Short Introductions

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The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Robert J. McMahon

9780192801784
Paperback
March 2003

Very Short Introductions

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Clausewitz: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Michael Howard

9780192802576
Paperback
February 2002

Very Short Introductions

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