The Paris Peace Conference, 1919 by Michael Dockrill+

The Paris Peace Conference, 1919: Peace without Victory? by Michael Dockrill, John Fisher
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Overview: The essays in this volume, written by leading historians and a former British foreign secretary, survey the strategy, politics and personalities of British peacemaking in 1919. Many of the intractable problems faced by negotiators are studied in this volume. Neglected issues, including nascent British commercial interests in Central Europe and attitudes towards Russia are covered, along with important reassessments of the viability of the Versailles treaty, reparations, appeasement, and the long-term effects of the settlement. This collection is a compelling and resonant addition to revisionist studies of the ‘Peace to End Peace’ and essential reading for those interested in international history.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Armies of the Russo-Polish War 1919-21 by Nigel Thomas

Armies of the Russo-Polish War 1919-21 by Nigel Thomas
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Overview: In 1917 Poland was recognised as a state by Russia, but the Bolshevik coup threatened this. The Polish leader Marshal Pilsudski hurried to build an army around Polish World War I veterans, and in 1918 war broke out for Poland’s independence, involving the the Poles, the Red and White Russian armies, at least two different Ukrainian forces, and Allied intervention troops. The armies that fought these campaigns were extraordinarily varied in their uniforms and insignia, equipment and weapons, and when peace was signed in 1921, Poland had achieved recognised nationhood for the first time since 1794. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork, this engaging study explains and illustrates the armies that fought in the epic struggle for the rebirth of the independent Polish nation, in the bitter aftermath of World War I.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Spectres of 1919 via Barbara Foley

Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation within the Making of the New Negro via Barbara Foley
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Overview: With the New Negro motion and the Harlem Renaissance, the 1920s was once a landmark decade in African American political and cultural historical past, characterised via an upsurge in racial consciousness and inventive creativity. In Spectres of 1919 Barbara Foley strains the origins of this modern generation to the turbulent 12 months 1919, figuring out the occasions and developments in American society that spurred the black neighborhood to motion and analyzing the bureaucracy that motion took because it advanced.

Unlike prior research of the Harlem Renaissance, which see 1919 as important most commonly as a result of the geographic migrations of blacks to the North, Spectres of 1919 appears at that 12 months because the political crucible from which the radicalism of the 1920s emerged. Foley attracts from a wealth of number one resources, taking a daring new method to the origins of African American radicalism and including nuance and complexity to the working out of an enchanting and colourful generation.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Nazi Party 1919-1945: A Complete History

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Turkish Foreign Policy: 1919-2006

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Nova Scotia at War, 1914-1919 by Brian Douglas Tennyson

Nova Scotia at War, 1914-1919 by Brian Douglas Tennyson
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Overview: When the First World War ended in 1918, its profound impact did not. The war continued to haunt a nation. Nova Scotia at War, 1915-1919 is an in-depth study of Nova Scotia’s role that was, at the time, the most traumatic collective experience in the history of Canadians. As Tennyson explores in nine fascinating chapters, the war effort was more than just the brave soldiers and sailors who went overseas; it was also the civilians who worked in the fishery, on the farms, and in the forests, coals mines, and steel mills.
A specialist in early twentieth-century Canadian political history, author and historian Brian Tennyson examines the economic impact of the war, which shattered Nova Scotia’s dream of becoming the Atlantic gateway and the industrial heartland of Canada. Includes 30 black and white photos.
Genre: Non-Fiction – History

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The Bolsheviks and the Chinese Revolution, 1919-1927

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W.E.B. Du Bois: 1868-1919 & 1919-1963 by David Levering Lewis +

W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography 1868-1919 & 1919-1963 by David Levering Lewis
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Overview: David Levering Lewis is the Julius Silver University Professor and Professor of History at New York University.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs, History

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Imperial Japanese Navy Destroyers 1919-45 (1): Minekaze …

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W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography…1868-1919 by David Levering Lewis +

W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919 by David Levering Lewis
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Overview: This monumental biography–eight years in the research and writing–treats the early and middle phases of a long and intense career: a crucial fifty-year period that demonstrates how Du Bois changed forever the way Americans think about themselves.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963 by David Levering Lewis

W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963: The Fight for Equality and the American Century by David Levering Lewis
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Overview: This monumental biography–eight years in the research and writing treats the early and middle phases of a long and intense career: a crucial fifty year period that demonstrates how Du Bois changed forever the way Americans think about themselves.
Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography

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Europe Transformed: 1878-1919 by Norman Stone

Europe Transformed: 1878-1919, 2nd Edition by Norman Stone
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Overview: This book provides readers with an introduction to the complex era from 1878 to the end of World War I.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Europe Transformed: 1878-1919 by Norman Stone

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For a New West: Essays, 1919-1958 by Karl Polanyi (.AZW3)

For a New West: Essays, 1919-1958 by Karl Polanyi
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Overview: At a recent meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, it was reported that a ghost was haunting the deliberations of the assembled global elite – that of the renowned social scientist and economic historian, Karl Polanyi.

In his classic work, The Great Transformation, Polanyi documented the impact of the rise of market society on western civilization and captured better than anyone else the destructive effects of the economic, political and social crisis of the 1930s. Today, in the throes of another Great Recession, Polanyi’s work has gained a new significance. To understand the profound challenges faced by our democracies today, we need to revisit history and revisit his work.

In this new collection of unpublished texts – lectures, draft essays and reports written between 1919 and 1958 – Polanyi examines the collapse of the liberal economic order and the demise of democracies in the inter-war years. He takes up again the fundamental question that preoccupied him throughout his work – the place of the economy in society – and aims to show how we might return to an economy anchored in society and its cultural, religious and political institutions.

For anyone concerned about the danger to democracy and social life posed by the unleashing of capital from regulatory control and the dominance of the neoliberal ideologies of market fundamentalism, this important new volume by one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century is a must-read.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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