History

Picture of Underworld London: Crime and Punishment in the Capital City.

Underworld London: Crime and Punishment in the Capital City.

Arnold, Catherine.

This gruesome history of capital punishment includes an extraordinary cast of characters. ...

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Picture of Historic Pubs Around Sydney.

Historic Pubs Around Sydney.

Bell, Gary.

Sketches and photos (all b/w) accompany the fascinating historical information about early...

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Picture of The Day Kennedy Was Shot.

The Day Kennedy Was Shot.

Bishop, Jim.

As the day's events unfold, we have the haunting feeling of being there. He interviewed ov...

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Picture of Ancient Egypt: Everyday Life in the Land of the Nile.

Ancient Egypt: Everyday Life in the Land of the Nile.

Brier, Bob and Hobbs, Hoyt.

This is a vivid view of life in ancient Egypt. More than 5,000 years ago, the ancient Egyp...

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Picture of A Brief Guide to British Battlefields.

A Brief Guide to British Battlefields.

Clark, David.

Covers battles fought between AD 84 (Mons Graupius) to Culloden in 1746. Each entry is sel...

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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 The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History.

The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History.

Edsel, Robert M.

During World War II the Nazis stole and stored thousands of stolen works of art. A unit wa...

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Picture of The History of England: Volume II: Tudors.

The History of England: Volume II: Tudors.

Ackroyd, Peter.

He recounts the transformation of England from a settled Catholic country to a Protestant ...

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Picture of Agincourt: My Family, the Battle and the Fight for France.

Agincourt: My Family, the Battle and the Fight for France.

Fiennes, Ranulph.

Sir Ranulph casts new light on the battle of Agincourt, 600 years after it took place. He ...

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Picture of Gaddafi's Harem.

Gaddafi's Harem.

Cojean, Annick.

The award-winning journalist tells the shocking stories of Gaddafi’s sex slaves, young wom...

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Picture of The Twelve Caesars: The Dramatic Lives of the Emperors of Rome.

The Twelve Caesars: The Dramatic Lives of the Emperors of Rome.

Dennison, Matthew.

One of them was a military genius. One murdered his mother and fiddled while Rome burned, ...

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Picture of Five Days in November.

Five Days in November.

Hill, Clint and McCubbin, Lisa.

Hill was the secret service agent who jumped on the back of the presidential limousine in ...

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Picture of Bosnia's Million Bones: Solving the World's Greatest Forensic Puzzle.

Bosnia's Million Bones: Solving the World's Greatest Forensic Puzzle.

Jennings, Christian.

It was a vast operation to exhume mass graves and identify the remains of thousands of vic...

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Picture of The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance.

The Lost Battles: Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance.

Jones, Jonathan.

The insults flew thick and fast when the two greatest artists of the Renaissance were thro...

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Picture of The First Freedom: A History of Free Speech.

The First Freedom: A History of Free Speech.

Hargreaves, Robert.

To hold and express views which are at variance with those of the majority or which challe...

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Picture of The Wall: The People's Story.

The Wall: The People's Story.

Hilton, Christopher.

The Berlin Wall stood for nearly 30 years and was a strong symbol of East-West confrontati...

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Picture of The Kelly Gang Unmasked.

The Kelly Gang Unmasked.

Macfarlane, Ian.

Re-examines the story of the Kelly Gang and critically unravels the mythology created by p...

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Picture of Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship It Sank in WWII.

Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship It Sank in WWII.

Mair, Michael and Waldron, Joy.

Tells the stories of Japan's secret weapon, the Kaiten

. Even Japanese naval commande...

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Picture of A History of the World in Numbers.

A History of the World in Numbers.

Marriott, Emma.

A history of the world in numbers which runs from the plains of Mesopotamia to the end of ...

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Picture of Emperors, Kings and Queens: The History of Connections, Marriages and Feuds Between the Royal Families of Great Britain and Europe.

Emperors, Kings and Queens: The History of Connections, Marriages and Feuds Between the Royal Families of Great Britain and Europe.

Newland, Sonya and Bedoyere, Guy de la and Doyle, Professor William.

Explores the fascinating interconnection between all the royal families of Europe. There i...

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Picture of 100 Headlines That Changed The World.

100 Headlines That Changed The World.

Maloney, James.

What a fascinating historical review, it includes tragedies, medical breakthroughs, heroic...

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Picture of A Brief History of the House of Windsor.

A Brief History of the House of Windsor.

Paterson, Michael.

The House of Windsor dates from 1917 when the house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha re-branded itself...

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Picture of Climbing the Stairs.

Climbing the Stairs.

Powell, Margaret.

The author left school at the age of 13 to start working. At 14 she got a job in a hotel l...

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Picture of Hitler's First Victims: The Quest for Justice.

Hitler's First Victims: The Quest for Justice.

Ryback, Timothy W.

A significant addition to the Holocaust canon, it is a well researched and deeply disturbi...

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