History

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 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 The Hunt for Blackbeard: The World's Most Notorious Pirate.

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 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 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 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 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 Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome.

Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome.

Everitt, Anthony.

Hadrian was born in A.D. 76 and lived through interesting times. During his period as empe...

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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 Waterloo 1815: The British Army's Day of Destiny.

Waterloo 1815: The British Army's Day of Destiny.

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory.

Waterloo was recognised, even immediately afterwards, as one of the most decisive battles ...

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Picture of Tales from Spandau: Nazi Criminals and the Cold War.

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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Picture of Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium.

Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium.

Goldberg, Jeff and Latimer, Dean.

This insightful history of opium shows it has played a dramatic and varied role in human h...

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Picture of The Little Book of the 1960s.

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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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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Picture of How to be Pretty Though Plain.

How to be Pretty Though Plain.

Humphrey, Mrs.

First published in 1899, this is an Edwardian guide to beauty. Mrs Humphry states, ‘There ...

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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 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 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 Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird That Powers Civilization.

Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird That Powers Civilization.

Lawler, Andrew.

Like all domesticated animals the chicken began as a wild creature that gradually was draw...

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Picture of Gondola.

Gondola.

Leon, Donna.

She tells fascinating stories about this famous boat, which was first used in medieval Ven...

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