History

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 Pocket Enquire Within: A Guide to the Niceties and Necessities of Victorian Domestic Life.

The Pocket Enquire Within: A Guide to the Niceties and Necessities of Victorian Domestic Life.

Armstrong, George (ed.).

First published in 1856, Enquire Within About Everything

became a publishing sensati...

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Picture of The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power behind Five English Thrones.

The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power behind Five English Thrones.

Asbridge, Thomas.

Aged five, William Marshal was condemned to execution by King Stephen and led to the gallo...

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Picture of Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle.

Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle.

Barker, Juliet.

On October 25, 1415 two armies faced each other in what was to become one of the most famo...

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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 Joan of Arc: A History.

Joan of Arc: A History.

Castor, Helen.

This history is a little different from the one we all know: a tale in which Joan herself ...

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Picture of A Brief History of Khubilai Khan.

A Brief History of Khubilai Khan.

Clements, Jonathan.

Tells the story of one of the greatest dynasties in Chinese history and the great sweep of...

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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 The Golden Treasures of Troy: The Dream of Heinrich Schliemann.

The Golden Treasures of Troy: The Dream of Heinrich Schliemann.

Duchene, Herve.

Schliemann was poor and not well educated, yet he taught himself Greek, and guided by the ...

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Picture of History of Slavery.

History of Slavery.

Everett, Suisanne.

The story of the development of slavery which brought 11 million slaves from Africa to the...

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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 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 A Brief History of the Great Moghuls.

A Brief History of the Great Moghuls.

Gascoigne, Bamber.

Gascoigne covers the most fascinating period of Indian history, the sixteenth and seventee...

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Picture of The Story of Fossils: In Search of Vanished Worlds.

The Story of Fossils: In Search of Vanished Worlds.

Gayrard-Valy, Yvette.

A concise history and illustrated reference which aims to make palaeontology more accessib...

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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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Picture of A Brief History of the Crusades.

A Brief History of the Crusades.

Hindley, Geoffrey.

This examination offers a concise overview of the historic struggle between Islam and Chri...

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Picture of Born Survivors.

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 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 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 Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums…and Why They Should Stay There.

Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums…and Why They Should Stay There.

Jenkins, Tiffany.

This tells the bloody story of how western museums came to acquire such things as the Elgi...

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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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