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Picture of Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Kekewich, Margaret.

Describes how the British defeat in Afghanistan in the winter of 1841/42 was crushing. In ...

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Egyptian Mummies.

Taylor, John H.

Explains the religious beliefs that lay behind mummification, with chapters on the evoluti...

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The World of Phillip and Alexander: A Symposium on Greek Life and Times

Danien, Elin C (ed.).

The ancient Greek definition of a symposium is that of a convivial meeting for intellectua...

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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City.

Adams, Mark.

When he learned that everything we know about the legendary lost city of Atlantis comes fr...

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Picture of The Crime and the Silence: A Quest for the Truth of a Wartime Massacre.

The Crime and the Silence: A Quest for the Truth of a Wartime Massacre.

Bikont, Anna.

A disturbing account of the Polish town of Jedwabne’s complicity in murdering its Jews by ...

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Picture of The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings.

The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings.

Adams, John M.

This thrilling tale of crime and adventure brings to life one of the key movers of the gol...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper.

The Mammoth Book of Jack the Ripper.

Jakubowski, Maxim.

It is said to be the crime world’s most enduring mystery. The identity of this Victorian c...

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Picture of The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book.

The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book.

Finn, Peter and Couvee, Petra.

In May 1956 an Italian publishing scout met with Boris Pasternak near Moscow. Pasternak en...

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Murder and Mayhem in North London.

Howse, Geoffrey.

These long-forgotten events made headlines in their day. They include Britain’s first rail...

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Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler.

McEwan, Colin and Lujan, Leonardo Lopez.

He was the last elected ruler of the Aztecs and one of the key figures at a pivotal moment...

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Picture of Lincoln & Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making.

Lincoln & Leadership: Military, Political, and Religious Decision Making.

Miller, Randall M. (ed.).

This is a collection of essays from a conference sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Foundati...

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Picture of The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

Romer, John.

A refreshing and distinctive approach which describes exactly how the Great Pyramid was de...

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Picture of Framing A Legend: Exposing the Distorted History of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.

Framing A Legend: Exposing the Distorted History of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings.

Holowchak, M. Andrew.

Professor Holowchak’s research shows that it is by no means certain that Jefferson had a s...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

MacCormick, Alex and Green, Rod.

Contains over 400 accounts of shark attacks from around the world. It certainly lets us kn...

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Picture of The Gestapo:The Myth and Reality of Hitler's Secret Police.

The Gestapo:The Myth and Reality of Hitler's Secret Police.

McDonough, Frank.

A fresh interpretation of Hitler’s notorious and effective police force using vivid and di...

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Picture of Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII.

Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII.

Shulman, Nicola.

Shulman gives us a narrative full of scheming courtiers, amorous women, slippery foreigner...

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The QE2 Story.

Frame, Chris and Cross, Rachelle.

This famous ship was launched in 1967 and became the most travelled ship in history. Her c...

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Picture of Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe's Bullion.

Chasing Gold: The Incredible Story of How the Nazis Stole Europe's Bullion.

Taber, George M.

Taber reveals one of the darkest secrets of World War II in this fascinating account of ho...

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The Triumph of the Sea Gods: The War Against the Goddess Hidden in Homer's Tales.

Sora, Steven.

If you thought that Homer's tales of the Trojan wars were historical events set in the Med...

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Little Book of Jack the Ripper.

Harris, Melvyn.

He was an unidentified serial killer who brutally murdered five women in and around the Wh...

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Air France.

Jones, Geoff.

Provide a full history of the airline and the development of Air France in terms of its ai...

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Picture of Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age.

Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age.

King, Greg and Wilson, Penny.

She was a magnificent ocean liner, and carried rich and famous passengers whose lives were...

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Picture of One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History.

One Nation, Under Gods: A New American History.

Manseau, Peter.

It is often quoted that America was ‘…founded as a Christian nation.’ But the truth is muc...

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Picture of The Sea King: The Life of James Iredell Waddell.

The Sea King: The Life of James Iredell Waddell.

McKay, Gary.

He commanded the Confederate commerce raider the Shenandoah

. Because he did not know...

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