The Journey’s End Battalion: The 9th East Surrey in the Great War

“R.C. Sherriff, author of Journey’s End, the most famous play of the Great War, saw all his front line service with the 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. This intense experience profoundly affected his writing and, through his play, it continues to have a powerful influence on our understanding of the conflict. Yet the story of […]

The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70 (Latin…

In 1864 the capture of Brazilian steamer the Marquês de Olinda initiated South America’s most significant war. Thousands of Brazilian, Argentine, and Uruguayan soldiers engaged in a protracted siege of Paraguay, leaving the Paraguayan economy and population devastated. The suffering defied imagination and left a tradition of bad feelings, changing politics in South America forever. […]

The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade

Paperback. Pub Date :2012-10-25 Pages: 736 Language: English Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Andrew Feinstein. former member of the African National Congress. investigates the secretive world of the global arms trade in his gripping new book The Shadow World.Feinstein reveals the corruption and the cover-ups behind BAEs controversial transactions in South Africa. Tanzania and eastern Europe and […]