History

Picture of The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal.

The Buddha and Dr Fuhrer: An Archaeological Scandal.

Allen, Charles.

In 1898, excavations on an estate near the India-Nepal border uncovered a huge stone coffe...

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Picture of Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam's War Against the Jews.

Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam's War Against the Jews.

Bard, Mitchell.

Documents how the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East has escalated to attacks direct...

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Picture of A System of Ambition? British Foreign Policy, 1660-1793.

A System of Ambition? British Foreign Policy, 1660-1793.

Black, Jeremy.

The general picture of international relations in this period was of uncertainty and conce...

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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 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 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 A Brief History of the Age of Steam: The Power that Drove the Industrial Revolution.

A Brief History of the Age of Steam: The Power that Drove the Industrial Revolution.

Crump, Thomas.

A very readable account of the lives of great inventors such as James Watt, Robert Stevens...

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Picture of Downstream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames.

Downstream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames.

Davies, Caitlin.

The Thames is the longest (215 miles) river in England. This takes the reader downstream f...

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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 We Shall Fight on the Beaches: The Speeches That Inspired History.

We Shall Fight on the Beaches: The Speeches That Inspired History.

Field, Jacob F.

Each of these speeches was delivered by one of history’s greatest generals, most revered h...

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Picture of When London Was Capital of America.

When London Was Capital of America.

Flavell, Julie.

Vividly recreates an all but forgotten world in which American colonials responded to thei...

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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 Severed: A history of Heads Lost and Heads Found.

Severed: A history of Heads Lost and Heads Found.

Larson, Frances.

Includes discussions of shrunken heads, trophy heads, framed heads, frozen heads, heads th...

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Picture of Ivan Milat: The Backpacker Murderer.

Ivan Milat: The Backpacker Murderer.

Leslie, David.

Tells the story of this nasty piece of work whose frightful atrocities against young backp...

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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 Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal Family from the Magazine Archives.

Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal Family from the Magazine Archives.

An absorbing collection of articles that have appeared in The Reader’s Digest

over m...

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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 Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King: So Similar, So Different.

Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King: So Similar, So Different.

Reardon, Terry.

They were born just 2 weeks apart, both went into parliament, and both led their countries...

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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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