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

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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Picture of A History of Canberra.

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

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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Picture of Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat.

Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat.

McCarthy, Helen.

This fascinating, award-winning book affords a well-researched glimpse into the very mascu...

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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 December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World.

December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World.

Shirley, Craig.

When the Japanese bombed the American naval base in Pearl Harbour that country entered the...

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Picture of Enemies of the State: The Cato Street Conspiracy.

Enemies of the State: The Cato Street Conspiracy.

Trow, M. J.

Provides a full reconstruction of this notorious but neglected episode in British history,...

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Picture of Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It.

Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It.

Ural, Susannah J.

For four years American families on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line were forced to endu...

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Picture of The Victor's Crown: How the Birth of the Olympics and the Rise of the Roman Games Changed Sport for Ever.

The Victor's Crown: How the Birth of the Olympics and the Rise of the Roman Games Changed Sport for Ever.

Potter, David.

The culture and politics of the Ancient world was saturated with sport. Competitive sport ...

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Picture of RAF at Home: The History of RAF Air Displays from 1920.

RAF at Home: The History of RAF Air Displays from 1920.

Watson, Ian Smith.

In 1920 the first of the famous Hendon Air Pageants was staged by the still fledgling Roya...

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

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 The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes.

The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes.

Whitehead, Anne.

After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo, he was sent into exile on St Helena...

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Picture of DNA Investigations: Murder and Serious Crime Investigations through DNA and Modern Forensics.

DNA Investigations: Murder and Serious Crime Investigations through DNA and Modern Forensics.

Wade, Stephen.

Since 1986 there have been several major cases in which long-standing murders and rapes h...

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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 Tales from Spandau: Nazi Criminals and the Cold War.

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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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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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 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 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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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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