By Austen Dennison
By Austen Dennison
By Norman Davies
In this impressive paintings, well known historian Professor Norman Davies attracts from years of meticulous examine to recount the compelling tale of this unit, the Polish II Corps or 'Anders Army', and their unheard of trip from the Gulag of Siberia via Iran, the center East and North Africa to the battlefields of Italy to struggle shoulder-to-shoulder with Allied forces. entire with formerly unpublished photos and first-hand debts from the lads and girls who lived via it, it is a designated visible and written list of 1 of the main interesting episodes of global battle II.
By Christian P. Potholm
Moreover, via dividing struggle fabric into eighteen overarching topics of research and fifty seminal themes, and concentrating on those, Understanding War permits the reader to entry and comprehend the broadest attainable array of fabrics throughout either time and area, starting with the earliest different types of conflict and concluding with the modern situation.
Stimulating and thought-provoking, this quantity is key for an knowing of the breadth and intensity of the tremendous scholarship facing warfare and war via human background and throughout cultures.
By Henning Trüper,Dipesh Chakrabarty,Sanjay Subrahmanyam
By exploring the extension and plurality of old teleology, the essays during this quantity revise the background of historicity within the glossy interval. Historical Teleologies within the smooth World casts doubt at the concept that a unmarried, if robust, notion of time might functionality because the unifying precept of all glossy historicity, as an alternative pursuing an research of the plurality of contemporary historicities and its underlying buildings. via bringing jointly Western and non-Western histories, this ebook presents the 1st prolonged therapy of the assumption of historic teleology. will probably be of serious price to scholars and students of recent international and highbrow history.
By Andrej Grubacic,Denis O'Hearn
By Dr Akiko Shimbo
Covering the interval from the e-book of Thomas Chippendale’s The Gentleman and Cabinet-Makers' Director (1754) to the good Exhibition (1851), this e-book analyses the relationships among manufacturer shops and shoppers of furnishings and inside layout, and explores what influence dialogues surrounding those transactions had at the standardisation of furnishings creation in this interval. This was once an period, earlier than mass creation, while household furnishings used to be made either to reserve and from typical styles and negotiations among manufacturers and shoppers shaped a vital a part of the layout and creation method. This examine narrows in on 3 major parts of this strategy: the function of development books and their readers; the development of style and magnificence via negotiation; and day-by-day interactions via showrooms and different providers, to bare the complexities of English fabric tradition in a interval of industrialisation.
By Clements R. Markham
By Bruce Scates
By Stefan Couperus,Harm Kaal
This ebook deals a brand new point of view at the social heritage of twentieth-century Europe via investigating the beliefs and concepts, the existence worlds and ideologies that emerge in the back of using the idea that of neighborhood. It explores a large choice of actors, starting from the tenants of London council estates to transnational cultural elites.
By Scott Carpenter