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Picture of In the Footsteps of the Gods: Travellers to Greece and the Quest for the Hellenic Ideal.

In the Footsteps of the Gods: Travellers to Greece and the Quest for the Hellenic Ideal.

Constantine, David.

A reprint of the excellent 1984 study, it traces the course of Europe's discovery of Greec...

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Picture of English Traits.

English Traits.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo.

He visited England first in 1833. He was 30 years old, recently a widower, miserable and u...

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Picture of History's Most Daring Moments.

History's Most Daring Moments.

Flynn, Hazel.

These are amazing stories of heroism, self-sacrifice, endurance and sheer grit. The storie...

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Picture of The Quantum Exodus: Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and the Holocaust.

The Quantum Exodus: Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and the Holocaust.

Fraser, Gordon.

When the Nazis came to power in 1933 their aim was to refine German culture, so Jewish pro...

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Picture of A Brief History of Britain 1660-1851.

A Brief History of Britain 1660-1851.

Gibson, William.

It was during these 190 years that Britain established itself as the leading nation in the...

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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 Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich's Enduring Mystery.

Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich's Enduring Mystery.

Hett, Benjamin Carter.

On February 27th, 1933, arson sent the Reichstag, the parliamentary home and symbol of Ger...

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Picture of A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa.

A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa.

Kemper, Steve.

In 1850 Heinrich Barth joined a small British expedition into unexplored regions of Islami...

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Picture of The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim.

The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim.

Kulish, Nicholas and Mekhennet, Souad.

Dr. Aribert Heim experimented on healthy people at the Mathausen concentration camp. In th...

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Picture of Return From the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War.

Return From the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War.

Mandler, Peter.

As the Second World War approached, Mead was determined to help the Allied cause by showin...

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Picture of The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold Macmillan and Charles de Gaulle.

The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold Macmillan and Charles de Gaulle.

Mangold, Peter.

Witty, well-written and well researched, this portrays two of the most complex and skilful...

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Picture of Syria: A History of the Last Hundred Years.

Syria: A History of the Last Hundred Years.

McHugo, John.

Charts the history of this sorry country from World War I to the present, examining such i...

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Picture of McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie, David.

Takes the reader on a journey through the hidden history of Great Britain. 'There is no ne...

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Picture of Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin.

Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin.

Merridale, Catherine.

An absorbing history of Russia's most famous landmark. For over 800 years it has witnessed...

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Picture of The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-boats Brought World War II to America.

The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-boats Brought World War II to America.

Offley, Ed.

During the first half of 1942 a convoy of oil tankers was attacked as they steamed into Ch...

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Picture of What Britain Has Done 1939-1945: A Selection of Outstanding Facts and Figures.

What Britain Has Done 1939-1945: A Selection of Outstanding Facts and Figures.

Overy, Richard et al.

This was originally published in 1945 by the Ministry of Information. For this reprint, Ri...

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Picture of The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World.

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World.

Paine, Lincoln.

Shows a world in which the sea reigns supreme, and how the rise and fall of civilisations ...

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Picture of Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism.

Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism.

Shogan, Robert.

Examines the efforts of Frankin D. Roosevelt and his most important jewish advisors to com...

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Picture of Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

Standage, Tom.

Yes, Twitter and Facebook are recent creations. But the need for swift social communicatio...

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Picture of Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy.

Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy.

Stewart, David O.

It was one of American history's most dismal moments when, in 1868 Congress impeached Pres...

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Picture of About the Size of It.

About the Size of It.

Cairns, Warwick.

An entertaining history of traditional weights and measures, providing a convincing accoun...

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Picture of Ancient Greece as It Was: Exploring the City of Athens in 415 BC.

Ancient Greece as It Was: Exploring the City of Athens in 415 BC.

Chaline, Eric.

A modern travel guide to ancient Athens in 415 BC. This handsome little volume will telepo...

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Picture of The Four Horsemen: Riding to Liberty in Post Napoleonic Europe.

The Four Horsemen: Riding to Liberty in Post Napoleonic Europe.

Stites, Richard.

An original and important study of revolutionary movements in early 19th century Europe, '...

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Picture of Land of Lost Gods: The Search for Classical Greece.

Land of Lost Gods: The Search for Classical Greece.

Stoneman, Richard.

He discusses the rediscovery of Ancient Greece by early Western travellers and shows that...

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