CHILTON BOOKS: History: : European
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ACTON, HAROLD.
The Pazzi Conspiracy: The Plot Against the Medici.
London: Thames and Hudson, 1979. 0500250642. 1st ed. "Fully illustrated from contemporary sources, this entertaining and informative account of the conflict between prince and pope is filled with incidents of personal heroism and unexpected brutality." Pp.128,39 b/w illustrations. Green cloth, d/w has internal dampstaining to rear causing it to stick to rear board. VG/G+.
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Book number: 30629
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Keywords: Acton Pazzi Conspiracy Plot Medici Florence 15th Century Florentine Republic Lorenzo Giuliano Riario Papacy Naples 29966 History: : European

 
ATKINSON, W.C.
Spain. A Brief History.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1934. 1st ed. "Attention is focussed on the evolutionary significance of events, policies and social conditions rather than on the mere recital of facts". Pp. 10/200, + coloured folding map to rear. Spotting to closed page edges not affecting text. Black cloth, gilt title to spine, illustd. d/w, price clipped. G/G.
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Book number: 11064
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Keywords: Atkinson Spain Brief History Folding Coloured Map A4011 History: : European

 
BALL, J.N.
Merchants and Merchandise. The Expansion of Trade in Europe 1500-1630.
London: Croom Helm, 1977. 0856644933. 1st ed. "..presents a broad view of the expansion of trade in sixteenth-century Europe." Chapters deal with merchantile organisation, relations between commercial life and state policy and the evolution of the financial system. Pp.226. Black cloth, d/w. VG/VG.
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Book number: 30370
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Keywords: Ball Merchants Merchandise Expansion Trade Europe 16th Century Merchantile Organisation Commercial Finance European History 29615 History: : European

 
BALUK, STEFAN.
Poland at Arms 1939-1945.
Warsaw: Polonia Publishers, 1990. 8370211178. 1st edition. "In the years 1939-45, Poland was subjected to the extermination policy of the Third Reich, which set forth to biologically annihilate the nation, its material and cultural heritage." 28.5cms x 20.5cms. Pp.148/6 maps to end, inscribed by the author "With compliments to Madame Sue Ryder from Author" to copyright page, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs throughout. Black & white illustrated laminated board, slight rubbing to top and tail of spine. A scarce book. VG. **Sue Ryder was a British volunteer with Special Operations Executive in the Second World War. She was created Baroness Ryder of Warsaw in 1979, in recognition of her life's work. She established a home for concentration camp survivors in Cavendish, Suffolk which was later to provide nursing care for the elderly and disabled. Ryder continued to speak for Poland and when the Communist rule there collapsed, she arranged lorries of medical and food aid. In 1989 Ryder made an appeal through The Daily Telegraph to obtain more funding and collected £40,000 through the Lady Ryder of Warsaw Appeals Fund.
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Book number: 37636
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Keywords: Stefan Baluk Signed Poland Arms World War II Nazi Concentration Camps Polish Genocide Jews War Military Sue Ryder 38339 History: : European

 
BARR, STRINGFELLOW.
The Pilgrimage of Western Man. A History of Europe from 1500 to 1949 & - as its leading motif- our approach from the vision of the Pilgrim City to our vision of One World.
London:Victor Gollancz,1950. 1st ed. Pp.14/369,spotting to page edges not affecting text. Grey cloth, d/w rubbed and chipped with loss to top of spine. G/G.
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Book number: 5001
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Keywords: Barr Pilgrimage Western Man History Europe Pilgrim City God 17446 History: : European

 
BENES, V.L. & POUNDS, N.J.G.
Poland.
London: Ernest Benn, 1970. 1st ed. Ex library. Nations of the Modern World series. Study of Poland's development up to about 1970 (date this book was published). Pp.416, 26 b/w plates + 11 maps, library stamps. Navy cloth, d/w has some sunning to spine. G+/G+.
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Book number: 32439
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Keywords: Benes Pounds Poland Polish History Politics Soviet Bloc 32260 History: : European

 
BENZ, WOLFGANG AND DISTEL, BARBARA.
Dachau and the Nazi Terror 1933-1945. Vol.1. Testimonies and Memoirs.
Dachau: Comite International de Dachau, 2002. 3980858707. "Contains in unabridged form in English a selection of important contributions of survivors of Nazi concentration camps, published in 17 issues of the Dachauer Hefte 1985-2000." Pp.266. Paperback, creasing to spine and minor edge wear. G+.
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Book number: 43856
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Keywords: Benz Distel Dachau Nazi Terror Testimonies Memoirs Memoires Concentration Camp World War II 45216 History: : European

 
BOYER, MARJORIE NICE.
Medieval French Bridges. A History.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Mediaeval Academy of America, 1976. 910956588. 1st edition. "While there are now many more bridges than at any time in the past, no single one of them can match the central importance of the medieval bridge to its community, or fulfil the variety of functions that was taken for granted in the medieval bridge." Pp.xii/236, 18 figure illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. VG.
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Book number: 42557
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Keywords: Boyer Medieval French Bridges History Romans Carolingians Military Private Bridges Pious Work Structure Public Works Finance Maintenance Builders Construction Bridgebuilders Versatility 43903 History: : European

 
CHAPMAN, GUY.
Why France Collapsed.
London: Cassell, 1968. 1st edition. "In June 1940 the armies of France, Great Britain and Belgium succumbed to the onslaught of the German armies in less than six weeks..This book is a bold attempt to clarify responsibilities and to answer the question of how an army - not greatly inferior to the enemy's and only ten years before believed to be the strongest in Europe - met such an ignominious defeat." Pp.xiv/403, 11 maps, dedication (in French: "Le Commandant Jean Le Boeuf 4º regiment de Chassans Marins d'Afrique. Groupe speciale France libre escadre le general C. de G. 1940-1945") to half-title page. Green cloth, dustwrapper slightly toned with spot to top of spine edge. G+/G+.
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Book number: 46470
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Keywords: Chapman Why France Collapsed World War II Ww2 French Army History 1940 Seventh Army Islands First Dyle Meuse Dinant Sedan Montherme Dunkirk Somme Maginot 48046 History: : European

 
PARLIAMENTARY RECRUITING COMMITTEE.
The Great War and How it Arose.
London: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, 1915. Pp.56. Red card wraps have owners name and small bleach mark to front. G+.
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Book number: 32592
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Keywords: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Great War How It Arose World War One Ww1 32400 History: : European

 
COWIE, L. W.
Sixteenth Century Europe.
Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1977. 1st.ed. "This is a useful basic text for all who wish to know about sixteenth - century Europe." Pp, 340. P/b, illustrated cover. G+.
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Book number: 8885
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Keywords: Cowie Sixteenth Century Europe History Church Renaissance A1142 History: : European

 
CRONIN, VINCENT.
Paris On The Eve 1900-1914.
London: Collins, 1989. 0002176203. 1st edition. "Paris in the years 1900-1914 was the artistic centre of Europe. It was the city of philosophers such as Bergson; of writers such as Proust, Gide, Claudel; the city in which Debussy composed and Sarah Bernhardt acted, and which attracted talents as diverse as those of the young Picasso and the impressario Diaghilev. Nor were the achievements all in the arts..Cronin's portrait of Paris..emerges from a succession of character sketches..The unique quality of Parisian life in that period is here superbly communicated.." Pp.484, 16 pages of black & white plates, illustrated endpapers. Maroon cloth, dustwrapper not price-clipped. VG/VG.
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Book number: 42581
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Keywords: Cronin Paris on the Eve European French History Francegide Claudel Proust Picasso Peguy Debussy Parisiennes Russia Germany War 43932 History: : European

 
DERLATKA, TADEUSZ/ NUROWSKI, ROMAN/ LESNIEWSKI, ANDRZEJ.
German Revisionism on the Move.
Warszaw: Wydawnictwo Zachodnie, 1960. 0. English text. Contents includes: Tadeusz Derlatka: A Threat to Peace; Roman Nurowski: Summer Offensive of German Revisionism in 1960; Andrzej Lesniewski: Reaction of the Western Opinion. Pp.102. Paperback, slightly toned. G+.
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Book number: 36975
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Keywords: German Revisionism Threat Peace Summer Offensive Western Opinion Nato Spd Rallies Politics European History 37425 History: : European

 
DILKS, PROFESSOR DAVID.
Rights, Wrongs and Rivalries: Britain and France in 1945.
University of Hull Press, 1995. 0859586510. A lecture delivered in Montreal in September 1995 at the 18th International Congress of the Historical Sciences. Pp.37. Pbk. VG.
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Book number: 33230
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Keywords: David Dilks Rights Wrongs Rivalries Britain France 1945 Politics History de Gaulle Yalta Stalin Churchill Levant 33294 History: : European

 
DONIA, ROBERT J AND FINE JR, JOHN V.A.
Bosnia and Hercegovina. A Tradition Betrayed.
London: Hurst and Company, 1994. 1850652112. 1st edition. "Examines Bosnia's rich historical traditions in light of the conflict that erupted there in 1992. The authors explain the origins of Bosnia's major ethnonational groups in the religious conversions of the Middle Ages and under the Ottomans as a prelude to the transformation of its principal religious communities into the twentieth-century nationalities. The roles of Bosnia's Muslims, Serbs, and Croats in the events affecting the Yugoslav peoples in the twentieth century and then as Yugoslavia disintegrated n the earky 1990s are vividly presented." Pp.xii/318, occasional black & white photo illustrations. Paperback. VG.
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Book number: 41733
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Keywords: Donia Fine Bosnia Hercegovina Tradition Betrayed Yugoslavia History Ottomans Austro Hungarian Rule Ww2 Tito War 42977 History: : European

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