History

Picture of Morality and Custom in Ancient Greece.

Morality and Custom in Ancient Greece.

Dillon, John M.

Shows their customs to be at once strange and familiar as he brings to life how the Ancien...

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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 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 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 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 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 Defeating Lee: A History of the Second Corps Army of the Potomac.

Defeating Lee: A History of the Second Corps Army of the Potomac.

Kreiser, Lawrence A.

Civil War buffs are sure to welcome this absorbing history of the Second Corps which follo...

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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 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 Henry Ayers: The Man Who Became a Rock.

Henry Ayers: The Man Who Became a Rock.

Shute, Jason.

It might be thought that the Ayers story is a purely Australian one. Certainly it takes us...

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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 Earl and His Butler in Constantinople: The Secret Diary of an English Servant Among the Ottomans.

Earl and His Butler in Constantinople: The Secret Diary of an English Servant Among the Ottomans.

Webb, Nigel R. and Caroline.

From official documents and private letters, the authors have built up a vivid biography o...

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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 A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages.

A Brief History of Life in the Middle Ages.

Whittock, Martyn.

He uses a wide variety of first-hand accounts and anecdotes to shine new light on this ext...

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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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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 Attila the Hun: Leadership, Strategy, Conflict..

Attila the Hun: Leadership, Strategy, Conflict..

Fields, Nic.

He is one of the iconic figures of history and his name is still used today to demonstrate...

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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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