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Picture of The Creation of the American Soul: Roger Williams, Church and State, and the Birth of Liberty.

The Creation of the American Soul: Roger Williams, Church and State, and the Birth of Liberty.

Barry, John M.

Roger Williams was forced to flee Britain for his insistence that there should be a wall o...

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Picture of The Creation of Anne Boleyn: In Search of the Tudors' Most Notorious Queen.

The Creation of Anne Boleyn: In Search of the Tudors' Most Notorious Queen.

Bordo, Susan.

Provides us with not only an enticing biography and cultural history of her life but also ...

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Picture of Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten.

Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten.

Bostridge, Mark (ed.).

Many contributors cover a range of subject matters, such as his operatic output, his orche...

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Picture of A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

Brown, Andrew.

Encyclopaedias are books for everybody and nobody. They pride themselves on being up to da...

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Picture of Sex Lives of the Kings and Queens of England.

Sex Lives of the Kings and Queens of England.

Cawthorne, Nigel.

Monarchs have always had more sexual opportunities than most. Here are all the goings on o...

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Picture of Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Coy, Rick.

A fantastic analysis of what makes us laugh, it looks at humour between the sexes, across ...

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Picture of Hunting the Hunters: At War with the Whalers.

Hunting the Hunters: At War with the Whalers.

de Groot, Laurens.

An action packed narrative about crusading against Japan's whaling fleet, which kills over...

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Picture of Journey Through an Ancient Land: Egypt of the Pharaohs.

Journey Through an Ancient Land: Egypt of the Pharaohs.

Fagan, Brian.

More than the story of Egypt’s legendary figures, milestone events and colossal achievemen...

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Picture of Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship and Betrayal.

Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship and Betrayal.

Bilton, Nick.

Takes us behind the scenes to tell the story of the birth of Twitter. As it grew, the four...

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Picture of Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War.

Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War.

Hart, Peter.

British soldiers, sailors and airmen, officers and enlisted men, in every area the war was...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of New CSI.

The Mammoth Book of New CSI.

Cawthorne, Nigel.

Crime scene investigation has come a long way since it was first used in 1879, and, as the...

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Picture of The Borgias.

The Borgias.

Hibbert, Christopher.

An erudite and witty account of the family whose corruption, nepotism and greed were notor...

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Picture of Elizabeth I: Renaissance Prince: A Biography.

Elizabeth I: Renaissance Prince: A Biography.

Hilton, Lisa.

A fresh interpretation of Elizabeth I as a monarch who saw herself primarily as a Renaissa...

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Picture of All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours.

All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours.

Jenkins, Jessica Kerwin.

In medieval times, a book of hours prescribed readings for certain hours of the day throug...

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Picture of Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Kekewich, Margaret.

Describes how the British defeat in Afghanistan in the winter of 1841/42 was crushing. In ...

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Picture of A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II.

A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II.

Klein, Maury.

Well- written and superbly researched by Klein who is regarded as one of the finest histor...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

MacCormick, Alex and Green, Rod.

Contains over 400 accounts of shark attacks from around the world. It certainly lets us kn...

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Englanders and Huns.

Hawes, James.

Here is a completely fresh look at the enmity between Britain and Germany that all but des...

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Picture of Alchemy and Alchemists.

Alchemy and Alchemists.

Martin, Sean.

Alchemy was the ancient forerunner of chemistry, much concerned with the transmutation of ...

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Picture of A History of Modern Morocco: City Panoramas Across Five Centuries.

A History of Modern Morocco: City Panoramas Across Five Centuries.

Miller, Susan Gilson.

Begins with the French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and Morocco's abortive efforts at refor...

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Picture of Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain.

Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain.

Moran, Christopher.

How is information used by politicians and spies and what are the consequences of decision...

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Picture of Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age.

Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age.

Paterson, Michael.

As evidenced by the popularity of period dramas such as Downton Abbey

and Upstair...

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Picture of The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.

Kertzer, David I.

They both came to power in 1922. One was scholarly and devout, the other thuggish and prof...

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Picture of The Quack Doctor: Historical Remedies for All Your Ills.

The Quack Doctor: Historical Remedies for All Your Ills.

Rance, Caroline.

The story of quack medicines and their advertising is ‘..bawdy, gruesome, funny and someti...

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