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  1. Old Regime France and its Jetons

    Old Regime France and its Jetons: Pointillist History and Numismatics [Hardback]

    James McClellan (Author)

    £82.00

    ISBN: 9780897223621
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 41
    Non-monetary tokens known as jetons originated as counters used on medieval counting tables. In certain parts of France, the Low Countries, and German lands, they continued as such into the nineteenth century. The historical and numismatic interes... .... Learn More
  2. Rising Subjects

    Rising Subjects: The 1905 Revolution and the Origins of Modern Polish Politics [Hardback]

    Wiktor Marzec (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822946120
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian & East European Studies
    Rising Subjects explores the change of the public sphere in Russian Poland during the 1905 Revolution. The 1905 Revolution was one of the few bottom-up political transformations and general democratizations in Polish history. It was a popular rebe... .... Learn More
  3. In Apartheid’s Shadow

    In Apartheid’s Shadow: Australian Race Politics and South Africa, 1945–1975 [Paperback]

    Roger Bell (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781925801675
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    In 1952 an Australian journalist cabled from Johannesburg: ‘Apartheid is the trigger that has fired racial explosions in South Africa and sent echoes rumbling around the world’. In the outposts of Europe’s unstable empires, entrenched racism came ... .... Learn More
  4. Overtaken by the Night

    Overtaken by the Night: One Russian's Journey through Peace, War, Revolution, and Terror [Paperback]

    Richard G. Robbins (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780822966173
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian & East European Studies
    Vladimir Fedorovich Dzhunkovsky was a witness to Russia’s unfolding tragedy - from Tsar Alexander II’s Great Reforms, through world war, revolution, the rise of a new regime, and finally, his country’s descent into terror under Stalin. But Dzhunko... .... Learn More
  5. The House Where Weather was Made

    The House Where Weather was Made: A Biography of Chamberlain's Highbury [Paperback]

    Peter Marsh (Author); Junstine Pick (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9781905036721
    Published by : West Midlands History
    From 1881 to 1914 Highbury, standing on the edge of Birmingham in the English Midlands, was the home of Joseph Chamberlain, the often controversial politician described by Winston Chruchill as 'the one who made the political weather'. In this fasc... .... Learn More
  6. Athene Palace

    Athene Palace [Paperback]

    R.G. Waldeck (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781592110070
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    As European capitals fell during 1940 and 1941, there swarmed to the Athene Palace, Bucharest’s Grand Hotel, diplomats, generals, Gestapo spies, and demi-mondaines from all over Europe. Arriving at the crowded Athene Palace on the day Paris fell i... .... Learn More
  7. A Petty Statesman

    A Petty Statesman: Writings on War and International Affairs [Paperback]

    David Hume (Author); Spartaco Pupo (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869772283
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    David Hume was not only a lover of political speculation, who dealt with politics in his most important works, but also an expert in military strategies and techniques; a friend and confidant of generals, ministers, parliamentarians, local adminis... .... Learn More
  8. How far Should Tolerance go?

    How far Should Tolerance go? [Paperback]

    Yves Charles Zarka (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9788869771590
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    What are the limits of tolerance in constitutional or liberal democracies today? This is a crucial question, for if there were no limits to tolerance, it would ultimately destroy itself by accepting the intolerable. The concept of tolerance has to... .... Learn More
  9. Words and Deeds

    Words and Deeds: Birmingham Suffragists and Suffragettes 1832-1918 [Paperback]

    Nicola Gauld (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036431
    Published by : West Midlands History
    In September 1909 Prime Minister Herbert Asquith came under attack during an event at Birmingham’s Bingley Hall. Members of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) - or ‘suffragettes’ as the papers had named them - prevented from attending t... .... Learn More
  10. Romania during World War I

    Romania during World War I: Observations of an American Journalist [Paperback]

    John Reed (Author); A.K. Brackob (Editor); Louise Bryant (Other)

    £14.99

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    ISBN: 9781592110025
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania during World War I faced a unique situation. Although ruled by a German king, it had strong cultural and historical ties to France and the West. The young nation also had territorial ambitions that it hoped to satisfy. As a result, the cou... .... Learn More

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