The Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and Minds

The Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and MindsThe Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and Minds by Mark Cornwall
ISBN: 9780312231514
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on September 2nd 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Historiography, Europe, General
Pages: 503

Len's Summary: A welcome addition to English monographs on the Central Powers.

British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941

British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941British Intelligence and the Japanese Challenge in Asia, 1914-1941 by Anthony Best
ISBN: 9780333945513
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on October 11th 2002
Genres: Great Britain, Historiography, Japan
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Well- founded suspicions of Japanese expansionist intentions traced back to WWI.

The Cross and the Trenches: Religious Faith and Doubt among British and American Great War Soldiers

The Cross and the Trenches: Religious Faith and Doubt among British and American Great War SoldiersThe Cross and the Trenches: Religious Faith and Doubt among British and American Great War Soldiers by Richard Schweitzer
ISBN: 9780313318382
Published by Praeger Publishers on January 1st 2003
Genres: History, Historiography, Military, World War I, Religion
Pages: 311

Contesting the German Empire, 1871 – 1918

Contesting the German Empire, 1871 – 1918Contesting the German Empire, 1871 - 1918 by Matthew Jefferies
ISBN: 1405129972
Published by Wiley-Blackwell on January 3rd 2008
Genres: Germany, History, General, Europe, Historiography, Modern, 19th Century
Pages: 242

Len's Summary: A bottom-up examination of the dynamics of politicization under Bismarck and Wilhelm II; “democracy in an undemocratic state.” Germany had universal male suffrage from 1871, but lacked parliamentary control over anything but the budget as government as ministers remained responsible only to the Kaiser who often became a spanner in the works.

A Part of History: Aspects of the British Experience of the First World War

A Part of History: Aspects of the British Experience of the First World WarA Part of History: Aspects of the British Experience of the First World War by Michael Howard
ISBN: 9780826498137
Published by Continuum on August 20th 2008
Genres: History, General, Europe, Great Britain, Historiography, Military, World War I
Pages: 229

Len's Summary: A scholarly examination of revisionism and traditionalism in studies of The Great War by British historians. // A series of brief essays written by British historians (Gary Sheffield, Julian Putkowski, Terry Castle, Malcom Brown among others) who engage in much critical comment on present and past historians and histories of The Great War. Labeled by Hew Strachan in a review for the Times Literary Supplement as a rehash of old, insular arguments.

Transforming 1916: Meaning, Memory and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter Rising

Transforming 1916: Meaning, Memory and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Easter RisingTransforming 1916 by Roisín Higgins
ISBN: 9781859184868
Published by Cork University Press on April 23rd 2012
Genres: History, Historiography, Europe, Ireland
Pages: 275

Len's Summary: Discusses the significance of the Rising to Irish politics, north and south.