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A History of West Germany 2, Democracy and its Discontents 1963-1988 - Dennis L.Bark & David R.Gress
A History of West Germany 2, Democracy and its Discontents 1963-1988 - Dennis L.Bark & David R.Gress
Condition Very Good
Published by Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1989
ISBN 0631167889
As the Federal Republic emerged from the anarchic conditions of defeat to become, first the focus of the Cold War, then Europe's strongest economy and finally one of its most stable democracies.
567pp with black and white plates.
# 18796sE6



Price: 20.00 / $30.00


The Spanish Labyrinth - Gerald Brenan
The Spanish Labyrinth - Gerald Brenan
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Cambridge at the University Press 1950
An account of the social and political background of the Civil War.
384pp.
# 20275sE6



Price: 10.00 / $15.00


Ploughing Sand, British Rule in Palestine 1917-1948 - Naomi Shepherd
Ploughing Sand, British Rule in Palestine 1917-1948 - Naomi Shepherd
Condition Very Good
Published by Rutgers University Press, New Brubswick, New Jersey 1999
ISBN 0813527651
After the First World War the British in Palestine were handed an ambiguous brief to encourage the formation of a "national home" for the Jews and to protect the "civil and religious rights" of the local Arabs. Later a leading official complained that all constructive efforts in Palestine had been like "ploughing sand."
290pp with black and white plates.
# 20267sE6



Price: 10.00 / $15.00


St Petersburg, Industrialisation and Change - James H.Bater
St Petersburg, Industrialisation and Change - James H.Bater
Condition Very Good
Published by Edward Arnold, London 1976
ISBN 0713158468
Planted arbitrarily in a swamp in the middle of the 18th century, it became by the middle of the 19th the administrative hub and most populous city of the Russian Empire, the gateway for Western travellers, culture and ideas, the major port and largest manufacturing and trading city in the country.
469pp plus five maps.
# 20278sE6



Price: 10.00 / $15.00


The Struggle for Power, the American Revolution - Theodore draper
The Struggle for Power, the American Revolution - Theodore draper
Condition Very Good
Published by Little, Brown & Co, London 1996
ISBN 0316878022
A radical, accessible and compelling re-appraisal of the events surrounding the break with the British and 'the first world war in modern times.'
544pp.
# 20268sE6



Price: 12.00 / $18.00


The Dragon Wakes, China and the West 1793-1911 - Christopher Hibbert
The Dragon Wakes, China and the West 1793-1911 - Christopher Hibbert
Condition Very Good
Published by Longman, London 1970
ISBN 0582108063
'What does anybody here know of China?' Thomas Babington Macaulay, Secretary of State for war, asked the House of Commons in April 1840.
427pp with black and white plates.
# 20272sE6



Price: 10.00 / $15.00


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