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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 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 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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Picture of In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam.

In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam.

McNamara, Robert and VanDeMark, Brian.

To the baby boomers who came of age during the Vietnam War, McNamara's actions at the time...

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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 Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome.

Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome.

Nussdorfer, Laurie.

Examines the emergence of the profession of notary, originally free market scribes respons...

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Picture of Nicopolis Ad Istrum: A Late Roman and Early Byzantine City: The Finds and the Biological Remains.

Nicopolis Ad Istrum: A Late Roman and Early Byzantine City: The Finds and the Biological Remains.

Poulter, A. G. et al.

Nicopolis ad Istrum is one of the best-preserved ancient cities of the Roman Empire. It is...

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Picture of City of the Ram-Man: The Story of Ancient Mendes.

City of the Ram-Man: The Story of Ancient Mendes.

Redford, Donald B.

The ancient city of Mendes in Egypt has been excavated by Redford and his team for over 20...

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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 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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