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European History, August 2014 | Best Sellers

November 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
    MacMillan, Margaret
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9781400068555. $35
  2. The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts
    Robb, Graham
    W.W. Norton
    2013. ISBN 9780393081633. $28.95
  3. The Making of the Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean from the Beginning to the Emergence of the Classical World
    Broodbank, Cyprian
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199999781. $49.95
  4. The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
    Ridley, Jane
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9781400062553. $35
  5. Cicero: Politics and Persuasion in Ancient Rome
    Tempest, Kathryn
    2014. ISBN 9781472530561. $25.95
  6. Wounded: A New History of the Western Front in World War I
    Mayhew, Emily
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199322459. $29.95
  7. Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion
    Somerset, Anne
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2013. ISBN 9780307962881. $35
  8. The Queen’s Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth’s Court
    Whitelock, Anna
    Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    2014. ISBN 9780374239787. $28
  9. The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War over Europe 1940–1945
    Overy, Richard J.
    2014. ISBN 9780670025152. $36
  10. Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power
    Dwyer, Philip G.
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300162431. $45
  11. The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
    Herman, Arthur
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9780553807301. $35
  12. The Field of Cloth of Gold
    Richardson, Glenn
    Yale University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780300148862. $65
  13. Revolutionary Ideas: An Intellectual History of the French Revolution from the Rights of Man to Robespierre
    Israel, Jonathan
    Princeton University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780691151724. $39.95
  14. The Roar of the Lion: The Untold Story of Churchill’s World War II Speeches
    Toye, Richard
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199642526. $34.95
  15. Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World
    Scott, Michael
    Princeton University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780691150819. $29.95
  16. Churchill’s Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
    Farmelo, Graham
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2013. ISBN 9780465021956. $29.99
  17. The Coming of the Holocaust: From Antisemitism to Genocide
    Kenez, Peter
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781107043350. $85
  18. The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s
    Sollors, Werner
    Belknap: Harvard University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780674052437. $35
  19. Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich’s Enduring Mystery
    Hett, Benjamin Carter
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199322329. $29.95
  20. The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union
    Plokhy, Serhii
    Basic Books: Perseus
    2014. ISBN 9780465056965. $32