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Product Description: Picking up many of themes of David Childs’ earlier book, The GDR: Moscow’s German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s. Written at a time when the GDR was one of the most modern and successful socialist states, with a growing importance within the socialist bloc and the global stage, this books examined a number of important topics such as GDR relations with the USSR and the USA, the GDR Navy, the church in the GDR and the economy of the GDR...read more
By David Childs (editor)

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9781138846104 | Routledge, December 12, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Picking up many of themes of David Childs’ earlier book, The GDR: Moscow’s German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s.

Paperback:

9781138846258 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 7, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Picking up many of themes of David Childs’ earlier book, The GDR: Moscow’s German Ally, this book discusses the German Democratic Republic (GDR) from 1971 until the mid 1980s.

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Product Description: The book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser’s Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s. The author begins by countering the popular view of Germany before 1914 as irredeemably reactionary, and after assessing Germany’s part in the First World War, he outlines the rise and fall of the Weimar Republic...read more

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9781138845022 | Routledge, December 12, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser’s Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s.
9780064308625 | Icon, May 1, 1992, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the history of Germany, discussing its transitions under different leaders, its survival after two lost wars, and a 40 year division, discusses the events that lead to the restoration of German unity, and provides brief biographies for 152 Germans

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9781138845237 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 7, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser’s Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s.
9780064302210 | Harpercollins College Div, March 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the history of Germany, discussing its transitions under different leaders, its survival after two lost wars, and a 40 year division, discusses the events that lead to the restoration of German unity, and provides brief biographies for 152 Germans

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Product Description: This book, originally published in 1981, provides the student and general reader alike with a fascinating account of the dynamic re-emergence of Germany after the Second World War as one of the world’s leading and most powerful states...read more

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9781138847569, titled "West Germany: Politics and Society" | Routledge, December 12, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book, originally published in 1981, provides the student and general reader alike with a fascinating account of the dynamic re-emergence of Germany after the Second World War as one of the world’s leading and most powerful states.
9780312863005 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 1, 1981, cover price $39.95

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9781138847576, titled "West Germany: Politics and Society" | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 30, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This book, originally published in 1981, provides the student and general reader alike with a fascinating account of the dynamic re-emergence of Germany after the Second World War as one of the world’s leading and most powerful states.

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Product Description: Widely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of the GDR.

Hardcover:

9781138845312, titled "The Gdr: Moscow's German Ally" | Routledge, December 12, 2014, cover price $155.00

Paperback:

9781138845404, titled "The Gdr: Moscow's German Ally" | Routledge, June 30, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Widely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of the GDR.
9780044450955, titled "Gdr: Moscow's German Ally" | 2 sub edition (Unwin Hyman, December 1, 1988), cover price $28.00 | also contains Theodore O'Hara: Poet-Soldier of the Old South | About this edition: The history, political organization and contemporary social framework of the German Democratic Republic, which has been updated to cover events through the spring of 1988 and has a new concluding chapter, The GDR in the Age of Gorbachev.

This book, first published in 1980, provides both a broad review and detailed analysis of the major issues that had been affecting the changing relations between Moscow and the other European Communist parties. In discussing the Spanish, Italian, French and Scandinavian communist parties the individual contributors expose the weaknesses as well as the strengths of the parties, and analyse the ideological and sociological roots. This title will be of interest to students of politics.
By David Childs (editor)

Hardcover:

9781138943827 | Reissue edition (Routledge, July 27, 2015), cover price $155.00
9780312129514 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 1, 1980, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This book, first published in 1980, provides both a broad review and detailed analysis of the major issues that had been affecting the changing relations between Moscow and the other European Communist parties.

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Product Description: For all the romantic mythology surrounding the court of Queen Elizabeth I, the financial underpinning of the reign of 'Gloriana' was decidedly sordid. Elizabeth's policy of seizing foreign assets made her popular at home but drew her into a partnership with pirates who preyed on the state's foes and friends alike, being rewarded or punished depending on how much of a cut the Queen received, rather than the legitimacy of their action...read more

Hardcover:

9781848321908 | Naval Inst Pr, January 15, 2015, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: For all the romantic mythology surrounding the court of Queen Elizabeth I, the financial underpinning of the reign of 'Gloriana' was decidedly sordid.

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Product Description: This new paperback edition brings the history of Henry VIII’s famous warship right up to date with new chapters on the stunning presentation of the hull and the 19,000 salvaged artifacts in the new museum in Portsmouth.Mary Rose has, along with HMS Victory, become an instantly recognizable symbol of Britain’s maritime past, while the extraordinary richness of the massive collection of artifacts gleaned from the wreck has meant that the ship has acquired the status of some sort of ‘time capsule’, as if it were a Tudor burial site...read more

Hardcover:

9781861762672 | Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, August 15, 2007, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The raising of the Mary Rose in 1982 made headline news.

Paperback:

9781848322110, titled "The Warship Mary Rose: The Life & Times of King Henry Viii's Flagship" | Seaforth Pubns, July 19, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This new paperback edition brings the history of Henry VIII’s famous warship right up to date with new chapters on the stunning presentation of the hull and the 19,000 salvaged artifacts in the new museum in Portsmouth.

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Product Description: Within a generation of Columbus's first landfall in the Caribbean, Spain ruled an empire in Central and South America many times its size, while, in stark contrast, the English had only succeeded in settling the banks of one waterway and several bays...read more

Hardcover:

9781848321458 | Naval Inst Pr, August 15, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Within a generation of Columbus's first landfall in the Caribbean, Spain ruled an empire in Central and South America many times its size, while, in stark contrast, the English had only succeeded in settling the banks of one waterway and several bays.

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Product Description: Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. David Childs' authoritative chronological survey discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations...read more

Hardcover:

9780415519519 | 7 revised edition (Routledge, April 16, 2012), cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War.
9780415393263 | 6 edition (Routledge, July 1, 2006), cover price $125.00
9780415248037 | 5 sub edition (Routledge, January 1, 2001), cover price $115.00
9780415164597 | Routledge, February 1, 1998, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Focusing on the period 1945-1996, this work examines Britain's domestic policy and politics and also gives weight to external and international relations.
9780312098803 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 1, 1980, cover price $27.50 | also contains Thanksgiving Crafts | About this edition: Focusing on the period 1945-1996, this work examines Britain's domestic policy and politics and also gives weight to external and international relations.

Paperback:

9780415519526 | 7 revised edition (Routledge, April 16, 2012), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War.
9780415393270 | 6 edition (Routledge, July 31, 2006), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Bringing the picture right up to date, this sixth edition of the most reliable basic text on recent political history not only discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations.
9780415248044 | 5th edition (Routledge, January 1, 2001), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: This is the fifth edition of what has become the standard textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War.
9780415164603 | 4th edition (Routledge, February 1, 1998), cover price $31.95 | also contains Kant’s Inferentialism: The Case Against Hume | About this edition: Focusing on the period 1945-1996, this work examines Britain's domestic policy and politics and also gives weight to external and international relations.
9780415060240 | 3rd edition (Routledge, February 1, 1995), cover price $27.95 | also contains Advanced Time-correlated Single Photon Counting Applications: Applications | About this edition: In this study of post-war Britain, David Childs gives an account of the varying fortunes of the different political parties from 1945 until the present day.

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Product Description: The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one. Sited at Alrewas, Staffordshire, the Arboretum has become the Nation’s all year round focus for remembering and paying tribute to all who have served their country in both peace and war not only in the armed forces and merchant navy but in the emergency services as well...read more

Paperback:

9781848845510 | Pen & Sword, June 19, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one.

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Product Description: In the sixteenth century England turned from being an insignificant part of an offshore island into a nation respected and feared in Europe. This was not achieved through empire building, conquest, large armies, treaties, marriage alliances, trade or any of the other traditional means of exercising power...read more

Hardcover:

9781848320314, titled "Tudor Sea Power: The Foundation of Greatness" | Seaforth Pubns, May 30, 2010, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: In the sixteenth century England turned from being an insignificant part of an offshore island into a nation respected and feared in Europe.

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Product Description: The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one. Sited at Alrewas, Staffordshire, the Arboretum has become the Nation’s all year round focus for remembering and paying tribute to all who have served their country in both peace and war not only in the armed forces and merchant navy but in the emergency services as well...read more

Hardcover:

9781844157792 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one.

Product Description: The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990. The author analyses the nature of Communist rule in the GDR over 40 years, its few strengths and its many weaknesses, and the myths which grew up around it...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780582315686 | Longman Pub Group, January 1, 2004, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990.

Paperback:

9780582315693 | Taylor & Francis, January 1, 2001, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: The book charts the dramatic months leading to one of the most profound changes of the 20th century, the opening of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the restoration of German unity in 1990.

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hardcover:

9780415221955 | Routledge, March 1, 2000, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: First published in 1999.

Paperback:

9780415171816 | Routledge, March 1, 2000, cover price $42.95

Miscellaneous:

9780203058251 | Routledge, February 7, 2002, cover price $36.95

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Product Description: When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 the inexorable march towards a united Germany began. As part of this process, the Stasi, East German's secret police, was disbanded, and many of its henchman arrested. Among the most brutal and successful intelligence surveillance organizations of the Cold War Years, the Stasi had informers in virtually every factory, office, military unit, school, university, hospital, and church...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780814715512 | New York Univ Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 the inexorable march towards a united Germany began.

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Product Description: This throughly revised new edition of David Childs' readable text offers a detailed yet succinct account of Britain's recent history. An introductory chapter focuses on the inter-war years, setting the scene for analysis of political, social and economic developments since 1939, including the impact of the Second World War, the last days of Empire, Ireland, the decline of the Conservatives and the Blair experience...read more

Hardcover:

9780312123994 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1995, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This throughly revised new edition of David Childs' readable text offers a detailed yet succinct account of Britain's recent history.

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Hardcover:

9780312326289 | 2nd edition (Palgrave Macmillan, November 1, 1980), cover price $25.00

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