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Picture of Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.

Bahn, Paul.

This highlights the importance of the archaeologists’ efforts to understand the past, and ...

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Picture of The Battle of the Somme: The First and Second Phase.

The Battle of the Somme: The First and Second Phase.

Buchan, John.

More than any other battle of the First World War, the battle of the Somme remains as the ...

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Picture of This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746.

This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746.

Carlton, Charles.

Carlton draws evidence from a vast range of sources as he attempts to provide a balanced o...

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Picture of Went the Day Well? Witnessing Waterloo.

Went the Day Well? Witnessing Waterloo.

Crane, David.

Contrasting the hours of Waterloo with the corresponding hours in Britain, the author offe...

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Picture of Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan.

Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan.

Dalrymple, William.

A masterly chronicle on the disastrous British misadventure in Afghanistan during the year...

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Picture of Rare and Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie's Collector's Chest.

Rare and Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie's Collector's Chest.

Ellis, Elizabeth.

Around 1818 a wooden cabinet was built in Australia for Governor Macquarie, who filled it ...

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Picture of One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History.

One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History.

Field, Jacob F.

A no-holds-barred account of human suffering, it takes you on a tour through the gory side...

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Picture of History's Greatest Hits: Famous Events We Should All Know More About.

History's Greatest Hits: Famous Events We Should All Know More About.

Cummins, Joseph.

The author recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. He analyzes the...

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Picture of Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century.

Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century.

Horne, Sir Alistair, Sir.

Sir Alistair has written a dramatic, colourful, and stylish history by revisiting six batt...

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Picture of Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916.

Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916.

De Courcy, Anne.

The author admits to an intense fascination with Margot Asquith - her originality, wit, ch...

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Picture of Unforgettable Ancient Sites.

Unforgettable Ancient Sites.

Howard, Martin.

Fantastical cave paintings, Stonehenge and the Carnac stones, the Great Pyramid of Giza, A...

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Picture of A Brief History of British Sea Power.

A Brief History of British Sea Power.

Howarth, David.

Describes the growth of British skill and confidence at sea, from its obscure beginnings 1...

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Picture of Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World.

Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World.

Hunt, Tristram.

Through a chain of ten former colonial cities dotted across the globe, the author tells th...

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Picture of The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent.

The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent.

Hutchinson, Robert.

Colonel Thomas Blood was a mysterious and charismatic character whose many amazing exploit...

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Picture of The Making of Home.

The Making of Home.

Flanders, Judith.

This tells of the evolution of the house and shows how the homes we live in today differ f...

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Picture of The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration.

The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration.

Fleming, Fergus and Merullo, Annabel and Palin, Michael.

In the eighteenth century, exploration entered a new phase: motivated by scientific inquir...

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Picture of Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship.

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship.

Kurson, Robert.

A thrilling adventure story about uncovering the ship that was once owned by Joseph Bannis...

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Picture of Shakespeare's Restless World.

Shakespeare's Restless World.

MacGregor, Neil.

He provides us with a portrait of the era in twenty objects which offer wonderful insights...

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Picture of Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al-Qaeda.

Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al-Qaeda.

Macrakis, Kristie.

This lively history illuminates a little-known aspect of espionage and hidden communicatio...

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Picture of Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome.

Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome.

Nussdorfer, Laurie.

Examines the emergence of the profession of notary, originally free market scribes respons...

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Picture of Saving Savannah: The City and the Civil War.

Saving Savannah: The City and the Civil War.

Jones, Jacqueline.

Provides an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the Civil War, told with human...

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Picture of Nicopolis Ad Istrum: A Late Roman and Early Byzantine City: The Finds and the Biological Remains.

Nicopolis Ad Istrum: A Late Roman and Early Byzantine City: The Finds and the Biological Remains.

Poulter, A. G. et al.

Nicopolis ad Istrum is one of the best-preserved ancient cities of the Roman Empire. It is...

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Picture of A Short History of Polar Exploration.

A Short History of Polar Exploration.

Rennison, Nick.

Recounts many memorable stories about polar explorers who have been willing to endure the ...

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Picture of Great Walls and Linear Barriers.

Great Walls and Linear Barriers.

Spring, Peter.

Casts a new perspective on walls and linear barriers as an essential part of strategies fo...

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