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

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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Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination.

Morris, Richard.

In part, this is a history of archaeology, and it also examines commonly held ideas about ...

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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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Picture of Sharpeville: An Apartheid Massacre and its Consequences.

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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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy.

Murphy, Paul Thomas.

Tells the history of the seven boys and men who, driven by a variety of inner demons, atta...

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Picture of A Brief History of Britain 1851-2010.

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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Picture of Hubert's Freaks: The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus.

Hubert's Freaks: The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus.

Gibson, Gregory.

This is a stranger-than-fiction story of how an oddball book dealer found a trove of never...

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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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Picture of Bright Young Things: Life in the Roaring Twenties.

Bright Young Things: Life in the Roaring Twenties.

Maloney, Alison.

Describes hot jazz, all-night dance halls, fresh new fashions, costume parties, talking mo...

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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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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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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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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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Picture of Tutankhamen: The Search for an Egyptian King.

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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Picture of The Hollow Crown: A History of Britain in the Late Middle Ages.

The Hollow Crown: A History of Britain in the Late Middle Ages.

Rubin, Miri.

Presents an atmospheric history of this dramatic, turbulent period. Events during this era...

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Picture of A Brief History of the English Reformation.

A Brief History of the English Reformation.

Wilson, Derek.

To understand this remarkable revolution which changed everything

he takes us into t...

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Picture of Sphinx: History of a Monument.

Sphinx: History of a Monument.

Zivie-Coche, Christiane.

One of the most impressive and recognisable faces in the world is also one of the most mys...

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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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Bonzo's War.

Campbell, Clare.

Explains what it was like for animals during the War, when food was rationed and cities we...

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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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