History

Picture of White Shotgun: The Sicilian Mafia in Their Own Words.

White Shotgun: The Sicilian Mafia in Their Own Words.

Bolzoni, Attilio.

The author is a journalist who has reported on the shadowy world of the Cosa Nostra for 30...

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A History of Canberra.

Brown, Nicholas.

It was designed as an ‘ideal city’, and emblem of the nation. But Canberra’s evolution was...

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Yorkshire at War: A Nostalgic Look Back at Momentous Events Through Personal Memories.

Freethy, Ron.

Describes what life was like for Yorkshire folk in times of war. The auther interweaves a ...

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Picture of London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550-1750.

London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550-1750.

Bucholz, Robert O. and Ward, Joseph P.

Between 1550 and 1750 London became the greatest city in Europe. This is a history of Lond...

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Picture of Egyptian Magic: A History of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practices Including Amulets, Names, Spells, Enchantments, Figures, Formulae, Supernatural Ceremonies, and Words of Power.

Egyptian Magic: A History of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practices Including Amulets, Names, Spells, Enchantments, Figures, Formulae, Supernatural Ceremonies, and Words of Power.

Budge, E. A. Wallis.

A facsimile reprint of the 1899 publication which won such acclaim for Sir E.A. Wallis Bud...

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The Hunt for Blackbeard: The World's Most Notorious Pirate.

Cabell, Craig et al.

Edward Teach - 'Blackbeard' - is one of the legends of the so-called 'golden age of piracy...

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Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War.

Hastings, Sir Max.

Traces the path to war, explaining why Germany and Austria-Hungary were primarily to blame...

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Picture of When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American Politics.

When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American Politics.

Critchlow, Donald T.

Hollywood was not always a bastion of liberalism. Following World War II, an informal alli...

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Picture of Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences.

Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences.

Buchan, James.

The Iranian revolution of 1979 changed history. The destruction of the monarchy upset the ...

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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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21st Century Courage: Stirring Stories of Modern British Heroes.

Felton, Mark.

All the cases cited here have been awarded gallantry medals by the British government sinc...

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Tales from Spandau: Nazi Criminals and the Cold War.

Goda, Norman J. W.

Seven of Adolf Hitler's closest associates - Rudolf Hess, Albert Speer, Karl Donitz, Erich...

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Picture of Storming Flight 181: GSG-9 and the Mogadishu Hijack 1977.

Storming Flight 181: GSG-9 and the Mogadishu Hijack 1977.

McNab, Chris.

In 1977, Lufthansa flight 181 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Mogadishu, Somalia. ...

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The Little Book of the 1960s.

Gordon, Dee.

They say that if you can remember the Sixties then you were never truly there, well just i...

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The Quest for Mental Health: A Tale of Science, Medicine, Scandal, Sorrow, and Mass Society.

Dowbiggin, Ian.

This is the story of one of the most far-reaching human endeavors in history: the quest fo...

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Waterloo in 100 Objects.

Glover, Gareth.

Explore the legacy of one of the greatest battles in military history through this finely ...

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Picture of The Cabanatuan Prison Raid: The Philippines 1945.

The Cabanatuan Prison Raid: The Philippines 1945.

Rottman, Gordon L.

On 27 January 1945 the 6th Ranger Battalion and the 6th Army Special Reconnaissance Unit (...

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Picture of The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848-1947.

The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848-1947.

Silberstein-Loeb, Jonathan.

Based on newly available and extensive archival evidence, this traces the history of inter...

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Picture of Death and the Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley and the Mysterious Fate of Amy Robsart.

Death and the Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley and the Mysterious Fate of Amy Robsart.

Skidmore, Chris.

Queen Elizabeth I's favourite courtier was Robert Dudley. He and she were 'scandalously in...

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Picture of Renegade Hero: The True Story of RAF Pilot Terry Peet and His Clandestine Mercy Flying with the CIA.

Renegade Hero: The True Story of RAF Pilot Terry Peet and His Clandestine Mercy Flying with the CIA.

Hingston, Michael.

He was a RAF helicopter ace who disappeared, seemingly tragically drowned when scuba divin...

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Picture of How it All Started: The History Behind How Our World Works Today.

How it All Started: The History Behind How Our World Works Today.

Divided into 8 chapters, such as Eating and Drinking, Religion and Ideas, and Living and W...

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Picture of Decatur's Bold and Daring Act: The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804.

Decatur's Bold and Daring Act: The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804.

Lardas, Mark.

On a dark night in 1804, Lt. Stephen Decatur and a team of hand-picked men, slipped into T...

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Britain in the 1920s.

McDonald, Fiona.

Explores many different aspects of this decade, from innovations in swimwear to Winnie-the...

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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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