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  • The Defeat of the Damned

    The Destruction of the Dirlewanger Brigade at the Battle of Ipolysag, December 1944

    An operational history of the notorious Dirlewanger Brigade, culminating in its destruction in Budapest at the hands of the Red Army.One of the most notorious yet least understood body of troops that fought for the Third Reich during World War II was the infamous Sondereinheit Dirlewanger, or the “Dirlewanger Special Unit.” Formed initially as a company-sized formation in June 1940 from convicted ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

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  • The Reformation

    The Reformation and Counter-Reformation represented the greatest upheaval in Western society since the collapse of the Roman Empire a millennium before. The consequences of those shattering events are still felt today—from the stark divisions between (and within) Catholic and Protestant countries to the Protestant ideology that governs America, the world’s only remaining superpower.In this ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Pursuit of Power

    Europe 1815-1914

    series The Penguin History of Europe
    **An Economist Best Book of the Year“Sweeping . . . an ambitious synthesis . . . [Evans] writes with admirable narrative power and possesses a wonderful eye for local color . . . Fascinating.”—Stephen Schuker, The Wall Street JournalFrom the bestselling author of The Third Reich at War, a masterly account of Europe in the age of its global hegemony; the latest volume in the Penguin History of ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $14.99 USD

  • The Middle Kingdoms

    A New History of Central Europe

    by Martyn Rady ...
    **An essential new history of Central Europe, the contested lands so often at the heart of world history **Central Europe has long been infamous as a region beset by war, a place where empires clashed and world wars began. In The Middle Kingdoms, Martyn Rady offers the definitive history of the region, demonstrating that Central Europe has always been more than merely the fault line between West ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE COMPLETE VOLUMES 1 - 6

    [Deluxe Annotated & Illustrated Ultimate Edition] Including Many Colorful Timeline Maps, Illustrations, Photographs, Plus BONUS ENTIRE Audiobook Narration

    by Edward Gibbon ...
    HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE COMPLETE VOLUMES 1 - 6 [Deluxe Annotated & Illustrated Ultimate Edition] Including Many Colorful Timeline Maps, Illustrations, Photographs, Plus BONUS ENTIRE Audio Narration."Enjoy the most thorough & complete edition of this book anywhere to be found!"*** Featuring Dynamic Chapter Navigation and Professional Formatting for a Premium Reading ... Read more

    $1.97 USD

  • The Great Fear

    Stalin's Terror of the 1930s

    by James Harris ...
    Between the winter of 1936 and the autumn of 1938, approximately three quarters of a million Soviet citizens were subject to summary execution. More than a million others were sentenced to lengthy terms in labour camps. Commonly known as 'Stalin's Great Terror', it is also among the most misunderstood moments in the history of the twentieth century. The Terror gutted the ranks of factory directors ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • Ordinary Men

    Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland

    “A remarkable—and singularly chilling—glimpse of human behavior. . .This meticulously researched book...represents a major contribution to the literature of the Holocaust."—NewsweekChristopher R. Browning’s shocking account of how a unit of average middle-aged Germans became the cold-blooded murderers of tens of thousands of Jews—now with a new afterword and additional photographs.Ordinary Men is ... Read more

    $14.49 USD

  • The Wars of German Unification

    series Modern Wars
    The Wars of German Unification is the definitive account of the three of the most decisive conflicts in the history of modern Europe. In this new edition, Dennis Showalter offers a thoroughly updated look at the wars and their context that will be invaluable for those interested in the military, social and political history of the period.Showalter explores how the Schleswig-Holstein conflict of ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • An Honourable Thief

    A must-read historical crime thriller

    Book 1 - A Company of Rogues
    Introducing Jonas Flynt. Gambler. Thief. Killer. Man of honour.Longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize 2023'Fast, furious and with a glint of gallows humour, this is high-octane historical fiction' Daily Mail'Swashbuckling action against a vivid historical backdrop. I loved this book' Ian Rankin‘High adventure meets espionage thriller as Jonas Flynt battles the tide of history and the deadly secrets ... Read more

    $5.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Pilgrimage to Eternity

    From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith

    by Timothy Egan ...
    **From "the world's greatest tour guide," a deeply-researched, captivating journey through the rich history of Christianity and the winding paths of the French and Italian countryside that will feed mind, body, and soul (New York Times)."What a wondrous work! This beautifully written and totally clear-eyed account of his pilgrimage will have you wondering whether we should all embark on such a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • The Eagle Unbowed

    Poland and the Poles in the Second World War

    The Second World War gripped Poland as it did no other country in Europe. Invaded by both Germany and the Soviet Union, it remained under occupation by foreign armies from the first day of the war to the last. The conflict was brutal, as Polish armies battled the enemy on four different fronts. It was on Polish soil that the architects of the Final Solution assembled their most elaborate network ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Orphans of Berlin

    The heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel by Jina Bacarr

    by Jina Bacarr ...
    'A moving novel of strength and resistance in the face of evil but also an inspiring journey of resilience after loss' Erin Litteken, bestselling author of The Memory Keeper of KyivA heartbreaking World War 2 novel that tells the story of two women’s fight for love, family and hope, as the world crumbles around them. Based on the true story of the Kindertransport rescue from Nazi-occupied Europe ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • African Perspectives on Colonialism

    by A. Adu Boahen ...
    Book 15 - The Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History
    This history deals with the twenty-year period between 1880 and 1900, when virtually all of Africa was seized and occupied by the Imperial Powers of Europe. Eurocentric points of view have dominated the study of this era, but in this book, one of Africa's leading historians reinterprets the colonial experiences from the perspective of the colonized.The Johns Hopkins Symposia in Comparative History ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Holocaust in Hungary

    Evolution of a Genocide

    series Documenting Life and Destruction: Holocaust Sources in Context
    The Holocaust in Hungary provides a comprehensive documentary account of one of the most brutal and effective killing campaigns in history. After Nazi Germany took control of Hungary late in World War II, Jews were rounded up with unprecedented speed and sent directly to Auschwitz. They would form the largest group of victims who perished in that camp. The complex interplay between German and ... Read more

    $61.99 USD

  • A Distant Mirror

    The Calamitous 14th Century

    A “marvelous history”* of medieval Europe, from the bubonic plague and the Papal Schism to the Hundred Years’ War, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Guns of August*Lawrence Wright, author of The End of October, in The Wall Street JournalThe fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals, and chivalry; on the other, a world ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Sexuality in Europe

    A Twentieth-Century History

    by Dagmar Herzog ...
    Book 45 - New Approaches to European History
    This original book brings a fascinating and accessible account of the tumultuous history of sexuality in Europe from the waning of Victorianism to the collapse of Communism and the rise of European Islam. Although the twentieth century is often called 'the century of sex' and seen as an era of increasing liberalization, Dagmar Herzog instead emphasizes the complexities and contradictions in sexual ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Grand Spas of Central Europe

    A History of Intrigue, Politics, Art, and Healing

    The Grand Spas of Central Europe leads readers on an irresistible tour through the grand spa towns of Central Europe—fabled places like Baden-Baden, Bad Ems, Bad Gastein, Karlsbad, and Marienbad. Noted historian David Clay Large follows the grand spa story from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present, focusing especially on the years between the French Revolution and World War II, a period in which ... Read more

    $37.99 USD

  • Napoleon: A Concise Biography

    by David A. Bell ...
    This book provides a concise, accurate, and lively portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, situating him firmly in historical context. David Bell emphasizes the astonishing sense of human possibility--for both good and ill--that Napoleon represented. By his late twenties, Napoleon was already one of the greatest generals in European history. At thirty, he had become absolute master ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Pursuit of Glory

    The Five Revolutions that Made Modern Europe: 1648-1815

    by Tim Blanning ...
    series The Penguin History of Europe
    **"History writing at its glorious best."--The New York Times"A triumphant success. [Blanning] brings knowledge, expertise, sound judgment and a colorful narrative style."--The EconomistThe New York Times bestselling volume in the Penguin History of Europe series**Between the end of the Thirty Years' War and the Battle of Waterloo, Europe underwent an extraordinary transformatoin that saw five of ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Held To A Higher Standard: The Downfall Of Admiral Kimmel

    In the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Admiral Husband Kimmel was relieved of command of the United States Pacific Fleet and forced into retirement. Eight official investigations were conducted to determine his accountability for the attack. These investigations produced mixed and often contradictory findings. Though he was never brought to court-martial, accusations of ... Read more

    $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Last True Templar

    Book 2 - Tales of the Lawless Land
    The thrilling new historical adventure from New York Times bestselling author Boyd Morrison and expert medievalist Beth Morrison. Fox and Willa find themselves on a dangerous quest for the treasure of the Templar Knights.A Perilous Quest. A Deadly Legacy.Italy, 1351. English companions, knight Gerard Fox and the resourceful Willa, have come through a death-defying journey across war-torn Europe. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Wedemeyer Reports!

    As the chief planner for General Marshall, and co-author of the Victory Plan, General Wedemeyer had a truly significant hand in shaping and directing the Allied War effort against the Fascist powers. In these brilliant, excellently written memoirs he reveals the planning and execution of Grand Strategy on a global scale that toppled Hitler, Mussolini and Tojo.““The Second World War,” says ... Read more

    $3.49 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Politics of the Veil

    series The Public Square
    In 2004, the French government instituted a ban on the wearing of "conspicuous signs" of religious affiliation in public schools. Though the ban applies to everyone, it is aimed at Muslim girls wearing headscarves. Proponents of the law insist it upholds France's values of secular liberalism and regard the headscarf as symbolic of Islam's resistance to modernity. The Politics of the Veil is an ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    ‘The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire’ is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon (1737-1794). It traces the trajectory of Western civilization (as well as the Islamic and Mongolian conquests) from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. The work covers the history of the Roman Empire, Europe, and the Catholic Church from 98 to 1590 and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD $0.99 USD