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European & World History

Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda

| Filed under: European & World History
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Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda represents the most recent and most extensive research on Alfred Harmsworth (Lord Northcliffe), one of the “press lords” who influenced British politics and policy during the First World War. Thompson’s is the … Read the rest

 


Creating People of Plenty

| Filed under: European & World History, History
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“There is no doubt that the Eisenhower administration accomplished one of its paramount Cold War strategic objectives: to rebuild Japan’s economy and reinstate the nation as a stabilizing, pro-capitalist member in the new world order that had come out of … Read the rest

 


Russia in War and Revolution

| Filed under: European & World History
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General William V. Judson was Military Attaché and Chief of the American Military Mission in Russia at the time of the Bolshevik Revolution. His letters, memoranda, and reports constitute one of the most informed eye-witness accounts of … Read the rest

 


Armistice 1918

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, European & World History
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The five armistices arranged in the fall of 1918 determined the course of diplomatic events for many years.  The armistice with Germany, the most important of the five, was really a peace treaty in miniature.  Bullitt Lowry, basing his account … Read the rest

 


OSS Against the Reich

| Filed under: European & World History, History, Military History
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OSS Against the Reich presents the previously unpublished World War II diaries of Colonel David K.E. Bruce, London branch chief of America’s first secret intelligence agency, as he observed the war against Hitler.  The entries include eyewitness accounts of D-Day, … Read the rest

 


The Danse Macabre of Women

| Filed under: European & World History
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The Danse Macabre of Women is a 15th-century French poem found in a lavishly illuminated late medieval manuscript.  The only Dance of Death devoted entirely to women, it was written by an anonymous author and subsequently expanded by several poet/editors.  … Read the rest

 


Containing Coexistence

| Filed under: Diplomatic Studies, European & World History
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Containing Coexistence: America, Russia, and the “Finnish Solution,” 1945–1956, is the first full-scale study of Finland’s role in Soviet-American relations during the onset of the cold war. Cold war Finland was an enigma. Defeated by the Soviet Union in World … Read the rest

 


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