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George IIPuppet of the Politicians?

George II: Puppet of the Politicians?

Jeremy Black

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898072
eISBN:
9781781380543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898072.0001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a biography of George II. This book sets out to demonstrate the unfairness of charges that George II was a puppet king overshadowed by towering politicians such as Robert Walpole, and ... More

The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

The German-Jewish Soldiers of the First World War in History and Memory

Tim Grady

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316609
eISBN:
9781846316746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316746
Subject:
History, European Modern History

World War I saw almost 100,000 German Jews wear the uniform of the Imperial army; some 12,000 of these soldiers lost their lives in battle. Over the last century, public memory of their sacrifice has ... More

The Great War and German MemorySociety, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945

The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945

Jason Crouthamel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898423
eISBN:
9781781385128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898423.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the impact of psychological trauma, or ‘war neurosis’ in imperial, Weimar and Nazi Germany from the perspective of ordinary mentally disabled veterans of the First World War. War ... More

Greek Tyranny

Greek Tyranny

Sian Lewis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675532
eISBN:
9781781380550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675532.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The tyrants of Greece are some of the most colourful figures in antiquity, notorious for their luxury, excess and violence, and provoking heated debates among political thinkers. This book examines ... More

GresfordThe Anatomy of a Disaster

Gresford: The Anatomy of a Disaster

Stanley Williamson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238928
eISBN:
9781846313240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313240
Subject:
History, Social History

The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield, and one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry, occurred in 1934, killing 256 men and devastating a small community. This book ... More

Gruesome Deaths and Celibate LivesChristian Martyrs and Ascetics

Gruesome Deaths and Celibate Lives: Christian Martyrs and Ascetics

Aideen M. Hartney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675426
eISBN:
9781781380567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675426.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

From the ranks of the early Christian faithful emerged colourful personalities who seized the imagination and held the attention of the rest of their community. This they achieved either by their ... More

HannibalRome's Greatest Enemy

Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Dexter Hoyos

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

As Carthage's commanding general and effective leader Hannibal (247–183 BC) crossed the Alps in 218 BC with a multi-ethnic and superbly professional army to confront the Romans in their own land. His ... More

Heroes or Traitors?Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Heroes or Traitors?: Experiences of Southern Irish Soldiers Returning from the Great War 1919-1939

Paul Taylor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381618
eISBN:
9781781384954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381618.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Covering the period from the Armistice to 1939, the book examines the experiences of Irish soldiers who had fought in the British Army in World War One after they had returned home to the part of ... More

Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Homicide in pre-Famine and Famine Ireland

Richard Mc Mahon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319471
eISBN:
9781781380956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319471.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Was pre-Famine and Famine Ireland a violent society? The dominant view among a range of commentators at the time, and in the work of many historians since, is that violence was both prevalent and ... More

HorkosThe Oath in Greek Society

Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society

Alan Sommerstein and Judith Fletcher (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675679
eISBN:
9781781380581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675679.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The importance of oaths to ancient Greek culture can hardly be overstated, especially in the political and judicial fields; but they have never been the object of a comprehensive, systematic study. ... More

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