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Professor van Dusen trifft Kaiser Wilhelm (Die Denkmaschine 4) By Gerd Pircher, Michael Koser
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Professor van Dusen erholt sich auf der Insel Norderney, ohne zu ahnen, dass sich auch der deutsche Kaiser Wilhelm II. inkognito dort aufhält. Auf einer Radtour entlang des Strandes werden der... More > Professor und Hutchinson Hatch von finsteren Gesellen gekidnappt, die von einer noch finstereren Frau angeführt werden. Die "Contessa" ist eine berüchtigte Abenteurerin, die auch vor Mord nicht zurückschreckt, und dem Professor schwant nichts Gutes, als sie aufs offene Meer hinausgerudert werden ... Leseprobe auf www.profvandusen.com< Less
Raus mit der Kaiser (and Other Villains): An Album of Sheet Music Covers & Artwork By Yvonne McDonald
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An album of sheet music covers and artwork focusing upon satirical songs aimed at "Kaiser Bill" in the midst of World War I; also brief selections of artwork related to Hitler, the Nazis... More > and World War II.< Less
A History of Germany By H.E. Marshall
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This work, first published in 1913, telling the story of Germany from before the Roman Empire to the time of Emperor Wilhelm II, was acknowledged an instant classic upon its appearance, but the... More > tragic outbreak of the First World War the following year saw the book suppressed. This work ranks with master-storyteller Marshall’s greatest works, providing an immensely readable but comprehensive history of Germany. Read about the mythological origins of the German people, their first great heroes Ariovistus and Hermann, their titanic struggles against the Huns (where they first earned the title of European, meaning People’s Defender), their forced conversion to Christianity under Charlemagne, the division of the Carolingian Empire into France and Germany, the repeated invasions and settling of Post-Roman Empire Italy, the various German states, the Holy Roman Empire, the wars against Napoleon, the struggle for ascendancy between Austria and Prussia, and finally the unification of Germany.< Less
Tales of War [A Whisky Priest Book] By Dunsany Lord
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A collection of short stories inspired by Dunsany’s own Great War experiences, Tales of War features everything from Kaiser Wilhem II in Hell to a talking gorilla, along with more reflective,... More > atmospheric war pieces.< Less
Tales of War [A Whisky Priest Book] By Dunsany Lord
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A collection of short stories inspired by Dunsany’s own Great War experiences, Tales of War features everything from Kaiser Wilhem II in Hell to a talking gorilla, along with more reflective,... More > atmospheric war pieces.< Less
An International Album of Sheet Music Rarities Volume Twenty-Four By Rudolf Polt
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A photographic picture-book collection of the cover artwork of some of the rarest sheet music from films, operettas, pop ballads, etc. published over the last century.
An International Album of Sheet Music Rarities Volume Twenty-Five By Rudolf Polt
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A photographic picture-book collection of the cover artwork of some of the rarest sheet music from films, operettas, pop ballads, etc. published over the last century. The twenty-fifth in a... More > multi-volume series.< Less
Baron Suematsu in Europe during the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) His Battle with Yellow Peril By Ian Ruxton (trans.), Masayoshi Matsumura
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A companion volume to 'Baron Kaneko and the Russo-Japanese War' (Lulu Press, 2009), this book relates the story of Baron Suematsu's one-man campaign in Europe using the spoken and written word... More > against the dangerous bogey of Yellow Peril which fueled European paranoia about China and Japan. Kaneko and Suematsu had similar missions, though Kaneko who was sent to the United States was also tasked with persuading President Theodore Roosevelt to broker a peace settlement in due course, while Suematsu was more directly involved in the fight against Yellow Peril which originated in Europe, and with strengthening the Anglo-Japanese Alliance. Kaneko was a lawyer with a knowledge of economics, while Suematsu was a historian with a literary bent who produced the first ever English translation of 'Genji Monogatari'. Both men were also politicians and close to the Meiji oligarch Ito Hirobumi. They were the two prongs of Japan's first ever public diplomacy initiative, and both succeeded to a considerable degree.< Less
Was First World War Inevitable? The Forgotten Telegram. By Boris Romanov
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Was First World War Inevitable? – The Forgotten Telegram (On the 100th anniversary of WWI. Little-known facts and mysteries of the eve of WWI) Almost 100 years after the begining of First... More > World War, there is still exist some forgotten or mysterious facts. The author tells the story of a forgotten (by historians) telegram of Russian Emperor Nicholas II to German Emperor Wilhelm II on July 29, 1914 - two days before the start of WWI. Documentary sources found by the author convincingly shows that the telegram would prevent the war - if the Kaiser Wilhelm would agreed with the proposal of the Russian Emperor. The last part of the brochure is devoted to the analysis of the state of Russia by 1917, on the eve of Russian catastrophe. The brochure contains the reference of sources (36 references), and this may be of interest as to the general reader so and for professional historians.< Less