History

Picture of The Pope's Legion: The Multinational Fighting Force That Defended the Vatican.

The Pope's Legion: The Multinational Fighting Force That Defended the Vatican.

Coulombe, Charles A.

The Papal Zouaves were a group of men motivated by wanderlust, a sense of duty and the cal...

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Picture of A Brief History of Cleopatra.

A Brief History of Cleopatra.

Trow, M.J.

She was the last pharaoh of Egypt and has been portrayed as a great beauty, a goddess, and...

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Picture of The War From Within: German Working-Class Women in the First World War.

The War From Within: German Working-Class Women in the First World War.

Daniel, Ute.

The author asks: How did women view the war and whom did they hold responsible for it? How...

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Picture of Our Troubles with Food: Fears, Fads and Fallacies.

Our Troubles with Food: Fears, Fads and Fallacies.

Halliday, Stephen.

Halliday is a social historian who looks at our fascinating relationship with food and ana...

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Picture of Dirty Deeds: Justice Prevails: True Crime Stories that Gripped Australia.

Dirty Deeds: Justice Prevails: True Crime Stories that Gripped Australia.

Anderson, Paul.

The author is the Herald & Weekly Times

chief court reporter and this is an inside a...

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Picture of The Creativity of Crete: City States and the Foundations of the Modern World.

The Creativity of Crete: City States and the Foundations of the Modern World.

Cross, Malcolm.

As well as being famous for the Minoan civilisation (which ended by 1200 BC) Crete pioneer...

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Picture of Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House.

Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House.

Dallek, Robert.

Although JFK brought together a dynamic team of advisers noted for their brilliance and in...

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Picture of Tournament.

Tournament.

Crouch, David.

Tournaments were a medieval obsession. (Think of modern spectator sports and you'll get th...

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Picture of Images of the Past: Holidays in Victorian England.

Images of the Past: Holidays in Victorian England.

Thorburn, Gordon.

Margaret B. was the daughter of a C of E minister, and the family took holidays and trips ...

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Picture of Road Signs.

Road Signs.

Hands, Stuart.

There have been direction signs ever since man began to travel, and boundary signs have a ...

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Picture of Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910.

Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910.

Jackson, Jeffrey H.

In 1910 torrential rainfall saturated the soil and faulty engineering soon helped drown Pa...

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Picture of Pharaoh Triumphant: The Life and Times of Ramesses II, King of Egypt.

Pharaoh Triumphant: The Life and Times of Ramesses II, King of Egypt.

Kitchen, K.A.

Attempts to create a picture of the life of Ramesses II against a spectacular backcloth of...

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Picture of An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World.

An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World.

Patrick, Bethanne.

Offers an inside look at cultural dos and don'ts from around the world. 'You'll delve into...

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Picture of Bath.

Bath.

Payne, John.

Bath is one of England's oldest and most beautiful cities. This examines it under such cha...

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Picture of The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First Folios.

The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First Folios.

Rasmussen, Eric.

An extremely enjoyable literary detective story. There are 232 known copies of the Shakesp...

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Picture of Royal Westminster and St James's Through Time.

Royal Westminster and St James's Through Time.

Girling, Brian.

Takes a fresh look at famous heritage sites and their surroundings alongside modern compar...

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Picture of Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe's Twentieth Century.

Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe's Twentieth Century.

Jerram, Leif.

The transformation of everyday life between the 1890s and 1970s touched every feature of t...

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Picture of Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City.

Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City.

Shorto, Russell.

Amsterdam is a great city. The author, who loves Amsterdam, and lives there, begins with t...

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Picture of World History Timeline: A Chronology of Aviation: A Day-by-Day History of a Century of Powered Flight.

World History Timeline: A Chronology of Aviation: A Day-by-Day History of a Century of Powered Flight.

Winchester, Jim.

Takes the reader from a steam-powered monoplane to the Zeppelin, and the 747 to the latest...

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Picture of Royal Weddings Through Time.

Royal Weddings Through Time.

McCutcheon, Janette.

Takes us through the pomp and circumstance, the highlights and of course the dresses, from...

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Picture of For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500.

For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500.

Saul, Nigel.

A rich history of the glamorous and violent world of the 'knights in shining armour'. He s...

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Picture of Renaissance Secrets: Recipes and Formulas.

Renaissance Secrets: Recipes and Formulas.

Wheeler, Jo and Temple, Katy.

Takes you inside the world of the Renaissance where the word 'secret' meant a recipe or fo...

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Picture of Nights in the Big City: Paris, Berlin, London 1840-1930.

Nights in the Big City: Paris, Berlin, London 1840-1930.

Schlor, Joachim.

The lighting of cities by gas brought about the idea of 'night life'. Policemen and prosti...

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Picture of Strange Days Indeed: The Golden Age of Paranoia.

Strange Days Indeed: The Golden Age of Paranoia.

Wheen, Francis.

Tells the story of the 1970s, that decade when the (then) young author decided to drop out...

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