History

Picture of The Seeds of Fiction: Graham Greene's Adventures in Haiti and Central America 1954-1983.

The Seeds of Fiction: Graham Greene's Adventures in Haiti and Central America 1954-1983.

Diederich, Bernard.

The author was a correspondent for Time

magazine and a trusted friend of Greene's. H...

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The Phone Book: The Curious History of the Book That Everyone Uses But No One Reads.

Shea, Ammon.

Shea turns a seemingly boring topic into an informative read in this examination of the ph...

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A Brief History of Australia.

West, Barbara A. and Murphy, Frances T.

A chronological history which looks at cultural, economic and political trends over the ye...

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Sharpeville: An Apartheid Massacre and its Consequences.

Lodge, Tom.

On 21 March 1960 hundreds of black Africans were injured and 69 killed when South African ...

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A Brief History of Britain 1851-2010.

Black, Jeremy.

During these years the nation faced turmoil and transformation. Britain, once great, is no...

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The Compact Timeline History of Ancient Egypt.

Ratnagar, Shereen.

As well as describing the lives of the pharaohs and other historical figures it explores t...

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Picture of Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family - A Test of Will and Faith in World War I.

Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family - A Test of Will and Faith in World War I.

Thomas, Louisa.

An unforgettable story of four brothers, each fighting for freedom in his own way. These b...

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Ban This Filth! Mary Whitehouse and the Battle to Keep Britain Innocent.

Thompson, Ben (ed.).

Whether you loved her or loathed her there's no question that Mary Whitehouse kept politic...

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Oral History: An Annotated Bibliography.

Perks, Robert (ed.).

Historians are not the only people who are interested in the use of oral evidence. Many of...

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Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government.

Evans, M. Stanton and Romerstein, Herbert.

The authors believe that the U.S. government was widely infiltrated by Stalin's agents, an...

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Two Queens in One Isle.

Plowden, Alison.

Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots were cousins. Their relationship was complex, te...

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Picture of How Fat Was Henry VIII? and 101 Other Questions on Royal History.

How Fat Was Henry VIII? and 101 Other Questions on Royal History.

Lamont-Brown, Raymond.

It is thought Henry VIII had bladder trouble and water retention, amyloid disease, Cushing...

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Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King.

Tyldesley, Joyce.

She investigates his family history and his reign, his life and legacy. Though his reign w...

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The Eichmann Trial Diary.

Minerbi, Sergio I.

The author covered the trial for Italian state radio and television. He gave a daily accou...

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Selkirk's Island.

Souhami, Diana.

In 1704, Alexander Selkirk had an argument with the captain of the ship and was marooned f...

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Reagan and Thatcher: The Difficult Relationship.

Aldous, Richard.

Argues that the two leaders clashed repeatedly and that their partnership was in some ways...

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Picture of America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal.

America 1933: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal.

Golay, Michael.

He recreates the extraordinary journey that Hickok, a journalist, took to report to the go...

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Picture of Bombing Hitler: The Story of the Man Who Almost Assassinated the Fuhrer.

Bombing Hitler: The Story of the Man Who Almost Assassinated the Fuhrer.

Haasis, Hellmut G.

How different would the world have been if Hitler had been assassinated? The year is 1939 ...

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Disasters: Image and Context.

Hinton, Peter (ed.).

A collection of papers on the considerable range of phenomena which might reasonably be ca...

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Picture of The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets: True Stories from the Government Archives.

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets: True Stories from the Government Archives.

Macqueen, Adam.

Highly enjoyable, this was a Daily Telegraph Book of the Year. it contains unlikely revel...

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Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb Against Japan.

Malloy, Sean L.

Analyses the role of Henry Stimson in the momentous defence and foreign policy decision to...

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Picture of Our Island Story: A History of Britain for Boys and Girls.

Our Island Story: A History of Britain for Boys and Girls.

Marshall, H.E.

First published in 1905 and has been enjoyed by children ever since. The TLS

descri...

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Picture of War, Revolution and Society in the Rio De La Plata 1808-1810: Thomas Kinder's Narrative of a Journey to Madeira, Montevideo and Buenos Aires.

War, Revolution and Society in the Rio De La Plata 1808-1810: Thomas Kinder's Narrative of a Journey to Madeira, Montevideo and Buenos Aires.

Newitt, Malyn (ed.).

Kinder was an English banker who helped finance the new republic of Peru. He was familiar ...

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A Place to Remember: A History of the Shrine of Remembrance.

Scates, Bruce.

On 11th November 1934 the Shrine of Remembrance was dedicated in front of 300,000 Melbourn...

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