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What Happened Where
What Happened Where
by Chris Cook
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A reference work for teacher and student which provides entries on the many hundreds of places of major historical significance in the 20th century.... (read more)

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The Memory Chalet
The Memory Chalet
by Tony Judt
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Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Final reflections on a happy life-from acclaimed historian Tony Judt. Tony Judt's The Memory Chalet is a memoir unlike any other. Each essay brings the smallest details of personal... (read more)

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Day By Day the Eighties 2 Volumes
Day By Day the Eighties 2 Volumes
by Ellen Meltzer
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The decade's major political, social, and cultural shifts are documented in two easy-to-use volumes. Photos. Index.... (read more)

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A History in Fragments: Europe in the Twentieth Century
A History in Fragments: Europe in the Twentieth Century
by Richard Vinen
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The problem with the history of twentieth-century Europe is that we all think we know it. The great stories of the century—the two world wars, the rise and fall of Nazism and Communism—seem self-evident in their importance. But behind the... (read more)

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The Most Noble Adventure: The Marshall Plan and the Time When America Helped Save Europe
The Most Noble Adventure: The Marshall Plan and the Time When America Helped Save Europe
by Greg Behrman
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In this landmark, character-driven history, Greg Behrman tells the story of the Marshall Plan, the unprecedented and audacious policy through which America helped rebuild World War II-ravaged Western Europe. With nuanced, vivid prose, Behrman recreates... (read more)

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Trams or Tailfins?: Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States
Trams or Tailfins?: Public and Private Prosperity in Postwar West Germany and the United States
by Jan L Logemann
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In the years that followed World War II, both the United States and the newly formed West German republic had an opportunity to remake their economies. Since then, much has been made of a supposed “Americanization” of European consumer... (read more)

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At century's end :great minds reflect on our times
At century's end :great minds reflect on our times
by Nathan Gardels
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39 great minds reflect where the world is headed into the new century.... (read more)

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Courage: Portraits of Bravery in the Service of Great Causes
Courage: Portraits of Bravery in the Service of Great Causes
by Gordon Brown
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From the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom: eight fascinating portraits of men and women whose lives define the meaning of courage--Edith Cavell, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Raoul Wallenberg, Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert F. Kennedy, and Nelson... (read more)

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1939: Countdown to War
1939: Countdown to War
by Richard Overy
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andquot;Overy's book is easily the best account of Europe's descent into...death and destruction.andquot; --Evening Standard (London) A brilliantly concise narrative of the days leading to the outbreak of history's greatest conflagration, 1939 takes... (read more)

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Force of Things: a Marriage in War and Peace (13 Edition)
Force of Things: a Marriage in War and Peace (13 Edition)
by Alexander Sitlle
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A MASTERPIECE OF LITERARY MEMORY—A POWERFUL EXPLORATION OF THE INTERSECTIONS OF FAMILY, HISTORY, AND MEMORY. “One evening in May 1948, my mother went to a party in New York with her first husband and left it with her second, my father... (read more)

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Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?: The Transformation of Modern Europe
Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?: The Transformation of Modern Europe
by James Sheehan
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In this lively and ambitious book, James Sheehan charts what is perhaps the most radical shift in Europes history: its transformation from war-torn battlefield to peaceful, prosperous society. For centuries, war was Europes defining narrative, affecting... (read more)

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A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Muslim Brotherhood in the West
A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Muslim Brotherhood in the West
by Ian Johnson
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In the wake of the news that the 9/11 hijackers had lived in Europe, journalist Ian Johnson wondered how such a radical group could sink roots into Western soil. Most accounts reached back twenty years, to U.S. support of Islamist fighters in Afghanistan.... (read more)

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United States & the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947
United States & the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947
by John Lewis Gaddis
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John Lewis Gaddis' acclaimed history of U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union during and immediately after World War II is now available with a new preface by the author. This book moves beyond the focus on economic considerations that was central to the... (read more)

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Building Culture: Studies in the Intellectual History of Industrializing America, 1867-1910
Building Culture: Studies in the Intellectual History of Industrializing America, 1867-1910
by Richard F. Teichgraeber
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An inclusive new vision of the formation of modern American... (read more)

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The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia
The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia
by Richard Overy
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If the past century will be remembered for its tragic pairing of civilized achievement and organized destruction, at the heart of darkness may be found Hitler, Stalin, and the systems of domination they forged. Their lethal regimes murdered millions and... (read more)

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Time 1968: The Year That Changed America with CDROM
Time 1968: The Year That Changed America with CDROM
by Kelly Knauer
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Forty years later, America is still feeling the aftershocks of the year 1968. Assassinations, war, and riots gave way to a final blessing, when three U.S. astronauts--the first men to orbit the moon--read from the book of Genesis on Christmas Eve... (read more)

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The Rebirth of Europe
The Rebirth of Europe
by Elizabeth Pond
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Revised and updated edition covers the introduction of the euro, the fall of Milosevic, and the impact of 9/11 on European integration.... (read more)

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Why Europe Will Run the 21st Century
Why Europe Will Run the 21st Century
by Mark Leonard
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Leonard (Center for European Reform) is convinced the US has cast itself in stone over the course of the twentieth century, leaving room for the European Union (EU) to take over as a political and economic superpower, noting that its relatively weak... (read more)

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The Unfinished Twentieth Century:  The Crisis of Weapons of Mass Destruction
The Unfinished Twentieth Century: The Crisis of Weapons of Mass Destruction
by Jonathan Schell
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In this work, Jonathan Schell, the author of The Fate of the Earth, proposes that the defining characteristic of the twentieth century was the uncontrolled acceleration of humankind’s capacity for self-destruction, manifested in ‘policies of... (read more)

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When Stars and Stripes Met Hammer and Sickle: The Chautauqua Conferences on U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1985-1989
When Stars and Stripes Met Hammer and Sickle: The Chautauqua Conferences on U.S.-Soviet Relations, 1985-1989
by Ross Mackenzie
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Ross Mankenzie recounts the story of face-of-face citizen diplomacy in the Cold War as enacted by a collection of artists, diplomats, and government officials who joined together for a unique mix of political debates, artistic performances, and open... (read more)

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