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Picture of Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.

Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.

Smiley, Tavis and Ritz, David.

Offers revealing insights into Dr. King’s last year. Smiley has re-interviewed family memb...

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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 Fox Tossing: And Other Forgotten and Dangerous Sports, Pastimes, and Games.

Fox Tossing: And Other Forgotten and Dangerous Sports, Pastimes, and Games.

Brooke-Hitching, Edward.

The inspiration for this work started with an image of eighteenth century Germans catapult...

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Picture of A History of Canberra.

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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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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Picture of Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.

Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.

Beeman, Richard.

Takes the reader behind the scenes to show how the world’s most enduring constitution was ...

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Picture of Brothers: On His Brothers and Brothers in History.

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

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 Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century.

Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century.

Jarausch, Konrad H.

Well written, well organised, and highly ambitious, it provides a sweeping study of a noto...

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Picture of The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition.

The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition.

Kopff, E. Christian.

The distinguished professor draws on many sources to champion tradition. He believes that ...

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Picture of The Victor's Crown: How the Birth of the Olympics and the Rise of the Roman Games Changed Sport for Ever.

The Victor's Crown: How the Birth of the Olympics and the Rise of the Roman Games Changed Sport for Ever.

Potter, David.

The culture and politics of the Ancient world was saturated with sport. Competitive sport ...

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Picture of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure.

The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure.

Masterson, Karen M.

During WWII in the Pacific, around half a million US soldiers were incapacitated by malari...

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Picture of McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie, David.

Takes the reader on a journey through the hidden history of Great Britain. 'There is no ne...

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Picture of Between Man And Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm.

Between Man And Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm.

Reel, Monte.

Reel examines how the seemingly disparate areas of biology, geography, religion and race a...

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Picture of South: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition.

South: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition.

Shackleton, Ernest.

A facsimile edition of his disastrous expedition to Antarctica in the Endurance

whic...

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Picture of December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World.

December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World.

Shirley, Craig.

When the Japanese bombed the American naval base in Pearl Harbour that country entered the...

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Picture of Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It.

Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It.

Ural, Susannah J.

For four years American families on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line were forced to endu...

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Picture of RAF at Home: The History of RAF Air Displays from 1920.

RAF at Home: The History of RAF Air Displays from 1920.

Watson, Ian Smith.

In 1920 the first of the famous Hendon Air Pageants was staged by the still fledgling Roya...

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Picture of Happy and Glorious: The Revolution of 1688.

Happy and Glorious: The Revolution of 1688.

Wilson, Michael I.

James II was a stubborn and bigoted king, and the conflict with his subjects finally force...

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Picture of Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image.

Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image.

Zeitz, Joshua.

Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln, in part because of the diligent work done by his two secre...

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Picture of Castro's Secrets: Cuban Intelligence, the CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Castro's Secrets: Cuban Intelligence, the CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Latell, Brian.

He lays bare the duplicity of the Cuban government, tracing Castro’s extraordinary intelli...

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Picture of The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes.

The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes.

Whitehead, Anne.

After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo, he was sent into exile on St Helena...

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Picture of DNA Investigations: Murder and Serious Crime Investigations through DNA and Modern Forensics.

DNA Investigations: Murder and Serious Crime Investigations through DNA and Modern Forensics.

Wade, Stephen.

Since 1986 there have been several major cases in which long-standing murders and rapes h...

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