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Picture of A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World.

A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World.

Berry, Stephen R.

A truly fascinating piece of maritime history it uses diaries and an impressive array of a...

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Picture of Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1440-1462.

Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1440-1462.

Bicheno, Hugh.

It was an extraordinary period in English history. ‘The Wars of the Roses were a prolonged...

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Picture of The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs.

The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs.

Barnes, David S.

Barnes does a splendid job of depicting public anxieties about the stench that overwhelmed...

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Picture of Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

Abrams, Elliott.

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Picture of England, Arise: The People, the King and the Great Revolt of 1381.

England, Arise: The People, the King and the Great Revolt of 1381.

Barker, Juliet.

This revolt, in the summer of 1381, was violent, unexpected, and unprecedented. It was not...

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Napoleonic Wars in Cartoons

Bryant, Mark.

He shows that one of the best ways of learning history is to look at cartoons, and teacher...

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Picture of Wellsprings: A Natural History of Bottled Spring Waters.

Wellsprings: A Natural History of Bottled Spring Waters.

Chapelle, Francis H.

It begins in the mists of prehistory, continues through Ancient Egypt and Rome, moves to E...

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Picture of Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler.

Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler.

Ball, Philip.

Tells the stories of the scientists who worked under the NAZI regime. Some tried to creat...

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Picture of The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914.

The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914.

Evans, Richard J.

A scholarly history of Europe in the years between the Congress of Vienna, and the start o...

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Picture of Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany.

Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany.

Bonelli, Charlotte R.

This is a piece of history told in correspondence. Luzie, a German Jew, fled to the United...

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Picture of Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers: Wingsuits and the Pioneers Who Flew in Them, Fell in Them, and Perfected Them.

Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyers: Wingsuits and the Pioneers Who Flew in Them, Fell in Them, and Perfected Them.

Abrams, Michael.

A thrilling, touching and funny account of the men and women who strapped wings to their b...

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Picture of The Home Front in the Great War: Aspects of the Conflict 1914-1918.

The Home Front in the Great War: Aspects of the Conflict 1914-1918.

Bilton, David.

The effect of the war on the home front was to be profound and long lasting. As casualties...

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Picture of Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40.

Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40.

Black, Jeremy.

Aimed at military professionals as well as a general readership, this study examines the i...

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Picture of Fleeing from the Fuhrer: A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis.

Fleeing from the Fuhrer: A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis.

Brinson, Charmian and Kaczynski, William.

An unusual collection of correspondence from refugees seeking to escape Hitler’s Germany a...

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Picture of Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.

Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.

Snyder, Timothy.

He gives an absorbing explanation of the ideas and politics that enabled the Nazi extermin...

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Picture of The Arab Rediscovery of Europe: A Study in Cultural Encounters.

The Arab Rediscovery of Europe: A Study in Cultural Encounters.

Abu-Lughod, Ibrahim.

Originally written over 60 years ago it 'is both a brilliant artifact of its era and a wor...

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Picture of Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World.

Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World.

Cahill, Thomas.

This is the latest in Thomas Cahill’s Hinges of History series. As with his previous book’...

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Picture of Intercept: The Secret History of Computers and Spies.

Intercept: The Secret History of Computers and Spies.

Corera, Gordon.

The first computer was created in secret to aid intelligence work, and today, in the Inter...

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Picture of Poetry and Myths of the Great War: How Poets Altered Our Perception of History.

Poetry and Myths of the Great War: How Poets Altered Our Perception of History.

Stephen, Martin.

Takes the literary and historical images of the First World War and places them beside the...

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Picture of The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives.

The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives.

Achcar, Gilbert.

Provides a well-informed voice of moderation as he analyses the attitudes and responses in...

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Picture of The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran.

The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran.

Crist, David.

Filled with facts and anecdotes this well researched book makes the case that the US has b...

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Picture of Pre-Industrial Societies: Anatomy of the Pre-Modern World.

Pre-Industrial Societies: Anatomy of the Pre-Modern World.

Crone, Patricia.

Crone aims to provide students of complex pre-industrial societies an understanding of the...

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Picture of A History of Britain: Book IV: The Stuarts, Cromwell and the Glorious Revolution, 1603 - 1714.

A History of Britain: Book IV: The Stuarts, Cromwell and the Glorious Revolution, 1603 - 1714.

Carter, E. H. and Mears, R .A. F.

Part of a series first published in 1937 and used in schools for decades, it tells of the ...

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Picture of Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914-1916: The View from Downing Street.

Margot Asquith's Great War Diary 1914-1916: The View from Downing Street.

Brock, Michael and Brock, Eleanor.

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