History

Picture of The Languages of East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction.

The Languages of East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction.

Goddard, Cliff.

Introduces the reader to the remarkable linguistic diversity of the languages of China, Ja...

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Born Survivors.

Holden, Wendy.

In 1944 three young women were sent to the Nazi death camps. They were newly pregnant and ...

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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 Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One.

Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One.

Adie, Kate.

The First World War shattered individual lives, changed society, and altered the way we th...

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Picture of The Battle of the Somme: The First and Second Phase.

The Battle of the Somme: The First and Second Phase.

Buchan, John.

More than any other battle of the First World War, the battle of the Somme remains as the ...

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Picture of History's Greatest Hits: Famous Events We Should All Know More About.

History's Greatest Hits: Famous Events We Should All Know More About.

Cummins, Joseph.

The author recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. He analyzes the...

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Picture of Renaissance People: Lives that Shaped the Modern Age.

Renaissance People: Lives that Shaped the Modern Age.

Davis, Robert C. and Lindsmith, Beth.

Provides information about 94 people who represent the full spectrum of Renaissance cultur...

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Picture of Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916.

Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916.

De Courcy, Anne.

The author admits to an intense fascination with Margot Asquith - her originality, wit, ch...

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Picture of Bombsites and Lollipops: My 1950s East End Childhood.

Bombsites and Lollipops: My 1950s East End Childhood.

Hyams, Jacky.

A memoir of growing up in the East End of London, post-war to the Swinging Sixties. From f...

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Picture of The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration.

The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration.

Fleming, Fergus and Merullo, Annabel and Palin, Michael.

In the eighteenth century, exploration entered a new phase: motivated by scientific inquir...

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Picture of A Brief History of Medicine from Hippocrates to Gene Therapy.

A Brief History of Medicine from Hippocrates to Gene Therapy.

Strathern, Paul.

He follows the development of medicine through the lives of its greatest practitioners who...

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Picture of A Short History of Polar Exploration.

A Short History of Polar Exploration.

Rennison, Nick.

Recounts many memorable stories about polar explorers who have been willing to endure the ...

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Picture of The Economy of Modern India: From 1860 to the Twenty-first Century.

The Economy of Modern India: From 1860 to the Twenty-first Century.

Tomlinson, B. R.

Tomlinson provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging account of the Indian economy over the...

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Picture of The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950-1450.

The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950-1450.

Williams, Hywel.

The 500 years that separate the mid-tenth century from the mid-fifteenth constitute a crit...

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Picture of Major Voices: The Drama of Slavery.

Major Voices: The Drama of Slavery.

Gardner, Eric (ed.).

The stage was a vital force in nineteenth-century America - especially in the debates over...

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Picture of House of Treason: The Rise and Fall of a Tudor Dynasty.

House of Treason: The Rise and Fall of a Tudor Dynasty.

Hutchinson, Robert.

Tells the story of the Howard family (the Dukes of Norfolk) who were immensely wealthy and...

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Picture of The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman's World.

The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman's World.

Lacey, Robert and Danziger, Danny.

A very enjoyable look at this distant world which takes as the starting point the Julian W...

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Picture of The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.

MacDonald, Callum.

Provides a very suspenseful account of the plot to kill Heydrich, the man regarded by many...

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Picture of Ramesses the Great: Warrior and Builder.

Ramesses the Great: Warrior and Builder.

Menu, Bernadette.

A study of the reign of Ramesses II (1279-13BC), this compact and colourful history shows ...

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Picture of Bitter Freedom: Ireland in a Revolutionary World 1918-1923.

Bitter Freedom: Ireland in a Revolutionary World 1918-1923.

Walsh, Maurice.

This new history of Irish independence places Ireland within the global disorder born of t...

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Picture of The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

Wilson, David M.

How could Captain Scott's photographs ever been forgotten and lost? Yet for all the biogra...

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