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The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945, by Steven B. Bowman.
Detailing the vicissitudes of those Jews who held Greek citizenship during the interwar and wartime periods, and the fate of Greek Jews during the Holocaust.

The Mediterranean in History, Edited by David Abulafia.
Covering over four thousand years of history, this text covers more than just the history of Mediterranean Sea and those that plied its waves, but also the history of the peoples that lives along the periphery of the waters edges.

My Travels With Clara, by Mary Tavener Holmes.
An unforgettable children's book about the real-life adventure of Clara, an Indian rhinoceros who toured extensively throughout eighteenth century Europe with her Dutch owner.

Of Little Comfort, by Erika Kuhlman.
War Widows, Fallen Soldiers, and the Remaking of the Nation After the Great War.

Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order, by Robert Kagan
In this concise, timely book, Kagan examines the differences between the US and Europe, and how these differences will impact future relations between the US and the countries of Europe.

Pirates of Barbary, by Adrian Tinniswood.
Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean.

A Social History of Europe, 1945-2000, by Hartmut Kaelble.
An erudite overview of European social history from 1945-2000, which not only charts the changes that occurred throughout this period, but which also discusses why and how these changes occurred.

The Vikings: Wolves of War, by Martin Arnold.
A concise and readable survey of Viking culture and history.

Warfare and Society in Europe, 1898 to the Present, by Michael S. Neiberg.
A concise military and social history detailing 20th century warfare in Europe.

The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789, by Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, and Frank Tallett.
This is an authoritative and accessible reference guide to the major people, events, and issues that have shaped the development of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day.

The Witchcraft Sourcebook, edited by Brian P. Levack.
A collection of documents that detail the history of witchcraft in the West, and the reasons for, and consequences of, the charges leveled against so many individuals.

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