History

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 Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.

Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century.

Caryl, Christian.

He follows the common thread that ran through the seemingly unrelated upheavals in Britain...

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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 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 A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War.

A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War.

Schulzinger, Robert D.

The first part tells how the United States and Vietnam went from enmity to reconciliation....

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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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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 The Asian Military Revolution from Gunpowder to the Bomb.

The Asian Military Revolution from Gunpowder to the Bomb.

Lorge, Peter A.

Traces the history of the Chinese invention of gunpowder and its impact on the surrounding...

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Picture of The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America.

The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America.

Freeberg, Ernest.

Thomas Edison’s incandescent lightbulb marked the arrival of modernity. This traces the pr...

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Picture of The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

Romer, John.

A refreshing and distinctive approach which describes exactly how the Great Pyramid was de...

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Picture of The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.

The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global.

Gerges, Fawaz A.

This new edition demonstrates that not only have the jihadists split ranks, but that voice...

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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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Seduced by Secrets: Inside the Stasi's Spy-Tech World.

Macrakis, Kristie.

The East German spy agency, the Stasi, was one of the most feared in the world. This revea...

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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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Israel: A History.

Shapira, Anita.

Written by a well-known Israeli scholar, and translated from the original Hebrew, it is an...

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Picture of Voices Against War: A Century of Protest.

Voices Against War: A Century of Protest.

Smith, Lyn.

Based on around 200 personal testimonies from the Imperial War Museum Collections, this te...

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Visions of Victory: The Hopes of Eight World War II Leaders.

Weinberg, Gerhard L.

Explores the views of eight leaders of the major powers of World War II - Hitler, Mussolin...

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Picture of Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI.

Churchill and the King: The Wartime Alliance of Winston Churchill and George VI.

Weisbrode, Kenneth.

An insightful account of the friendship that grew between the shy, stammering George VI an...

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