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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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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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 Flaws in the Ice: In Search of Douglas Mawson.

Flaws in the Ice: In Search of Douglas Mawson.

Day, David.

A controversial account that lays the blame for the failures of Mawson’s 1911 Antarctic Ex...

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Picture of The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6.

The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6.

Corera, Gordon.

A cloak of secrecy has shrouded British Intelligence for much of its hundred-year history....

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God And The Fascists.

Deschner, Karlheinz.

The editor states that after fifty years this edition has been reprinted because the circu...

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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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Picture of Christmas 1914: The First World War at Home and Abroad.

Christmas 1914: The First World War at Home and Abroad.

Hudson, John.

Hudson’s extensive archival research shows just how strange that first Christmas of the wa...

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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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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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Brothers: On His Brothers and Brothers in History.

Colt, George Howe.

George Howe Colt is the second of four brothers, Harry, George, Ned, and Mark. Here he use...

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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 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.

Larson, Erik.

May 7, 1915 - The Lusitania was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland by a German submarine. ...

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Picture of Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.

Harris, Mark.

When war came, the propaganda effort to win the American people’s acceptance was vital. Ro...

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Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South.

Dickey, Christopher.

Tells the story of Robert Bunch, the British government's consul in Charleston in the year...

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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 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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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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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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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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