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Picture of Egyptian Mummies.

Egyptian Mummies.

Taylor, John H.

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

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A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

Brown, Andrew.

Encyclopaedias are books for everybody and nobody. They pride themselves on being up to da...

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Picture of Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Coy, Rick.

A fantastic analysis of what makes us laugh, it looks at humour between the sexes, across ...

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

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 Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy.

Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy.

Breay, Claire and Harrison, Julian (eds.).

Drawing on the rich historical collections of the British Library - including two original...

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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 Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs.

Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs.

Brier, Bob.

We have been interested by ancient Egypt for centuries but Brier pinpoints the period wher...

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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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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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Picture of Murder and Mayhem in North London.

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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Picture of Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler.

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 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 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 The Asian Military Revolution from Gunpowder to the Bomb.

The Asian Military Revolution from Gunpowder to the Bomb.

Lorge, Peter A.

Traces the history of the Chinese invention of gunpowder and its impact on the surrounding...

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

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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