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Product Description: The construction of the European Community (EC) has widely been understood as the product of either economic self-interest or dissatisfaction with the nation-state system. In Europe United, Sebastian Rosato challenges these conventional explanations, arguing that the Community came into being because of balance of power concerns...read more

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9780801449352 | Cornell Univ Pr, January 13, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The construction of the European Community (EC) has widely been understood as the product of either economic self-interest or dissatisfaction with the nation-state system.

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9780801478499 | Reprint edition (Cornell Univ Pr, July 10, 2012), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The construction of the European Community (EC) has widely been understood as the product of either economic self-interest or dissatisfaction with the nation-state system.

Product Description: This study investigates a less-than-wholesome chapter in capitalism's early manifestation in the Dutch Republic and its seventeenth-century global economic entanglements in the arms trade and mercenary warfare, showing how the Dutch accumulation of great wealth was closely linked to their involvement in warfare at home and far abroad...read more

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9781138692886 | Routledge, December 15, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This study investigates a less-than-wholesome chapter in capitalism's early manifestation in the Dutch Republic and its seventeenth-century global economic entanglements in the arms trade and mercenary warfare, showing how the Dutch accumulation of great wealth was closely linked to their involvement in warfare at home and far abroad.

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Product Description: The 80 Years' War (also known as the Dutch War of Independence) was the foundation of Dutch nationhood, and during the course of the conflict one of its main leaders--Maurice of Orange-Nassau--created an army and a tactical system that became a model throughout Europe...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472819116, titled "Dutch Armies of the 80 Years’ War 1568-1648: Infantry" | Osprey Pub Co, March 21, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The 80 Years' War (also known as the Dutch War of Independence) was the foundation of Dutch nationhood, and during the course of the conflict one of its main leaders--Maurice of Orange-Nassau--created an army and a tactical system that became a model throughout Europe.

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Product Description: Lessons and Legacies XII explores new directions in research and teaching in the field of Holocaust studies. The essays in this volume present the most cutting-edge methods and topics shaping Holocaust studies today, from a variety of disciplines: forensics, environmental history, cultural studies, religious studies, labor history, film studies, history of medicine, sociology, pedagogy, and public history...read more

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9780810134492 | Northwestern Univ Pr, February 15, 2017, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Lessons and Legacies XII explores new directions in research and teaching in the field of Holocaust studies.

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9780810134485 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, February 15, 2017), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Lessons and Legacies XII explores new directions in research and teaching in the field of Holocaust studies.

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Product Description: An in-depth account of the First Battle of Ypres, a turning point in World War I—and in the history of warfare   The First Battle of Ypres changed how wars are fought.                   Ypres was the staging ground for the realization that bullets rather than bayonets would be the weapon of the future...read more

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9781400068524 | Random House Inc, April 18, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: An in-depth account of the First Battle of Ypres, a turning point in World War I—and in the history of warfare   The First Battle of Ypres changed how wars are fought.

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Product Description: In An Artisan Intellectual, Christopher Ferguson examines the life and ideas of English tailor and writer James Carter, one of countless and largely anonymous citizens whose lives dramatically transformed during Britain’s long march to modernity...read more

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9780807163801 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, December 14, 2016, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: In An Artisan Intellectual, Christopher Ferguson examines the life and ideas of English tailor and writer James Carter, one of countless and largely anonymous citizens whose lives dramatically transformed during Britain’s long march to modernity.

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Product Description: The Resistance, 1940 illuminates the early phase of the French Resistance through first-hand accounts, describing how movements organized themselves in opposition to both German occupation and the collaborationist Vichy government...read more
By Charles B. Potter (editor)

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9780807163924 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, December 12, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Resistance, 1940 illuminates the early phase of the French Resistance through first-hand accounts, describing how movements organized themselves in opposition to both German occupation and the collaborationist Vichy government.

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Product Description: In the aftermath of World War II, historical accounts and public commentaries enshrined the French Resistance as an apolitical, unified movement committed to upholding human rights, equality, and republican values during the dark period of German occupation...read more

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9780807163627 | Louisiana State Univ Pr, December 7, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In the aftermath of World War II, historical accounts and public commentaries enshrined the French Resistance as an apolitical, unified movement committed to upholding human rights, equality, and republican values during the dark period of German occupation.

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Product Description: An insightful and elegant examination of Henry VIII's last will and testament that evokes the glittering world of the Tudor king in all its glory, pomp, and paranoia. On 28 January 1547, the sickly and obese King Henry VIII died at Whitehall...read more

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9781681772547 | Pegasus Books, December 20, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: An insightful and elegant examination of Henry VIII's last will and testament that evokes the glittering world of the Tudor king in all its glory, pomp, and paranoia.

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Product Description: "Sarah Gristwood has written a masterpiece that effortlessly and enthrallingly interweaves the amazing stories of women who ruled in Europe during the Renaissance period."--Alison Weir Sixteenth-century Europe saw an explosion of female rule...read more

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9780465096787 | Basic Books, November 29, 2016, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: "Sarah Gristwood has written a masterpiece that effortlessly and enthrallingly interweaves the amazing stories of women who ruled in Europe during the Renaissance period.

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Product Description: With Germany being pushed back across Europe, the Allied forces looked to press their advantage with Operation Market-Garden, a massive airborne assault that, if successful, could have shortened the war in the West considerably. The ground advance consisted of an armored thrust by the British XXX Corps, while the US 82nd and 101st US Airborne Divisions secured the bridges at Eindhoven and Nijmegen, and the British 1st Airborne Division and Polish 1st Airborne Brigade were tasked with seizing the final bridge at Arnhem to secure the route...read more
By Ken Ford and Graham Turner (illustrator)

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9781472814302 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: With Germany being pushed back across Europe, the Allied forces looked to press their advantage with Operation Market-Garden, a massive airborne assault that, if successful, could have shortened the war in the West considerably.

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Product Description: In the sixteenth century, the Spaniards became the first nation in history to have worldwide reach--across most of Europe to the Americas, the Philippines, and India. The Golden Age of the Spanish Empire would establish five centuries of Western supremacy across the globe and usher in an era of transatlantic exploration that eventually gave rise to the modern world...read more

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9781408830109 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 7, 2015, cover price $46.45 | About this edition: Brand New Book.

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9781408862285 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 22, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In the sixteenth century, the Spaniards became the first nation in history to have worldwide reach--across most of Europe to the Americas, the Philippines, and India.

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Product Description: Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its "first generation." Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years would see it fight continuous and savage campaigns in Algeria, aid the Spanish government in the Carlist War, join the British in the Crimean campaign, and fight alongside the Swiss in the bloody battles of Magenta and Solferino...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472817709 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its "first generation.

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Product Description: The Western World is becoming atheist. In the space of three generations churchgoing and religious belief have become alien to millions. We are in the midst of one of humankind's great cultural changes. How has this happened?Becoming Atheist explores how people of the sixties' generation have come to live their lives as if there is no God...read more

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9781474224499 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: The Western World is becoming atheist.

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9781474224529 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Western World is becoming atheist.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Plantagenets and a top authority on the historical events that inspired Game of Thrones, a vivid, blood-soaked account of one of the most famous rebellions in history—the first mass uprising by the people of England against their feudal masters—by the author of The Templars In the summer of 1381, ravaged by poverty and oppressed by taxes, the people of England rose up and demanded that their voices be heard...read more

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9780143111757 | Penguin USA, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Plantagenets and a top authority on the historical events that inspired Game of Thrones, a vivid, blood-soaked account of one of the most famous rebellions in history—the first mass uprising by the people of England against their feudal masters—by the author of The Templars In the summer of 1381, ravaged by poverty and oppressed by taxes, the people of England rose up and demanded that their voices be heard.

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Product Description: “WWII scholar John Kelly triumphs again” (Vanity Fair) in this remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether England should fight Nazi Germany—and then decided to “never surrender...read more

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9781476727974, titled "Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940" | Scribner, October 20, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether the British would fight Hitler.

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9781476727981, titled "Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940" | Reprint edition (Scribner, November 15, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: “WWII scholar John Kelly triumphs again” (Vanity Fair) in this remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether England should fight Nazi Germany—and then decided to “never surrender.

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9781480515666, titled "Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, October 20, 2015), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: “WWII scholar John Kelly triumphs again” (Vanity Fair) in this remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether England should fight Nazi Germany―and then decided to “never surrender.
9781480515659, titled "Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940" | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 20, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: “WWII scholar John Kelly triumphs again” (Vanity Fair) in this remarkably vivid account of a key moment in Western history: The critical six months in 1940 when Winston Churchill debated whether England should fight Nazi Germany—and then decided to “never surrender.

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Product Description: "Dan Jones has an enviable gift for telling a dramatic story while at the same time inviting us to consider serious topics like liberty and the seeds of representative government." —Antonia FraserFrom the New York Times bestselling author of The Plantagenets, a lively, action-packed history of how the Magna Carta came to be—by the author of Crusaders...read more

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9780525428299 | Viking Pr, October 20, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: "Dan Jones has an enviable gift for telling a dramatic story while at the same time inviting us to consider serious topics like liberty and the seeds of representative government.

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9780143108955 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "Dan Jones has an enviable gift for telling a dramatic story while at the same time inviting us to consider serious topics like liberty and the seeds of representative government.

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Product Description: A fascinating guide to Van Gogh's itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places where he lived and worked This exciting publication familiarizes readers of all ages with the many fascinating facets of Vincent van Gogh (1853--1890)—artist, correspondent, traveler, and modern explorer of Europe’s cities and countryside...read more
By Laura Watkinson (trans)

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9780300222845 | Yale Univ Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A fascinating guide to Van Gogh's itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places where he lived and worked This exciting publication familiarizes readers of all ages with the many fascinating facets of Vincent van Gogh (1853--1890)—artist, correspondent, traveler, and modern explorer of Europe’s cities and countryside.

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Product Description: By June 1941, Germany’s war machine looked to be unstoppable. The Nazi blitzkrieg had taken Poland, France, and Holland with shocking speed. The Luftwaffe had bombed London, while German U-boats wrought havoc on Allied shipping on the Atlantic...read more

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9780802125606 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, April 4, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: By June 1941, Germany’s war machine looked to be unstoppable.

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Product Description: A en croire nombre d'essayistes du XIXe siecle, c'est l'opinion publique, et elle seule, qui aurait fait tomber du trone l'homme qui l'a confondue avec sa propre ambition. La reine du monde a-t-elle cesse de soutenir Napoleon, le fossoyeur et le continuateur de la Revolution, provoquant la chute du regime faconne par et pour lui? Deja complexe, cette question devient meme controversee des lors que l'on porte le regard en direction des territoires conquis en 1794 par les armees revolutionnaires, puis annexes au vaste Empire francais...read more

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9783110415193, titled "Le Défi De L’enracinement Napoléonien Entre Rhin Et Meuse 1810-1814: L’opinion Publique Dans Les Départements De La Roër, De L’ourthe, Des Forêts Et De La Moselle" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 31, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A en croire nombre d'essayistes du XIXe siecle, c'est l'opinion publique, et elle seule, qui aurait fait tomber du trone l'homme qui l'a confondue avec sa propre ambition.

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Product Description: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary   When Martin Luther posted his “theses” on the door of the Wittenberg church in 1517, protesting corrupt practices, he was virtually unknown...read more

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9780399563232 | Penguin USA, October 25, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary   When Martin Luther posted his “theses” on the door of the Wittenberg church in 1517, protesting corrupt practices, he was virtually unknown.

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Product Description: Between 1948 and 1951, the Marshall Plan delivered an unprecedented $12.3 billion in U.S. aid to help Western European countries recover from the destruction of the Second World War, and forestall Communist influence in that region...read more

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9781138915701 | Routledge, October 19, 2016, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Between 1948 and 1951, the Marshall Plan delivered an unprecedented $12.

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9781138915718 | Routledge, October 19, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Between 1948 and 1951, the Marshall Plan delivered an unprecedented $12.

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Product Description: Jagging across northwestern Europe like an ugly scar, the Hindenburg Line was Germany's most formidable line of defense in World War I. Its fearsome reputation was matched only by its cunning design, with deep zigzagging trenches, concrete fieldworks, barbed wire, and devilish booby traps forming an intimidating barrier for any attacking army...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator)

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9781472814791 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Jagging across northwestern Europe like an ugly scar, the Hindenburg Line was Germany's most formidable line of defense in World War I.

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Product Description: The Second World War is one of the most significant conflicts in history, but for seven decades our understanding of the war has remained mostly fixed, framed by the accounts of participants and an early generation of historians. James Holland, one of the leading young historians of World War II, has spent over a decade conducting new research, interviewing survivors, and exploring archives that have never before been so accessible to unearth forgotten memoirs, letters, and official records...read more

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9780802125668, titled "The War in the West: The Rise of Germany 1939-1941" | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Second World War is one of the most significant conflicts in history, but for seven decades our understanding of the war has remained mostly fixed, framed by the accounts of participants and an early generation of historians.

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Product Description: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.On All Saints’ Day 1755, tremors from an earthquake measuring approximately 9...read more

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9780307387509, titled "This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason, This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason | About this edition: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.

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