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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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Picture of Gin and Juice: A Guide to Parenting.

Gin and Juice: A Guide to Parenting.

Tyers, Alan.

A riotous collection of parenting advice from the foremost Victorian experts on childcare....

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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 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 1956: The Year That Changed Britain.

1956: The Year That Changed Britain.

Beckett, Francis and Russell, Tony.

In 1956, everything changed. Britain and France occupied Suez, and the Soviet Union invade...

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Picture of The London Book of Days.

The London Book of Days.

De Loriol, Peter.

Taking you through the year day by day, this contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and impor...

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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 Beechams, 1848-2000: From Pills to Pharmaceuticals.

Beechams, 1848-2000: From Pills to Pharmaceuticals.

Corley, T. A. B.

The Beecham enterprise transformed itself from a patent medicine business into one of the ...

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Picture of Churchill and the Mad Mullah of Somaliland: Betrayal and Redemption 1899-1921.

Churchill and the Mad Mullah of Somaliland: Betrayal and Redemption 1899-1921.

Irons, Roy.

Warlike Somali tribes were granted 'gracious favour and protection of the Queen' to secure...

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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 Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble.

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble.

Johnson, Marilyn.

The world of archaeologists is a strange one …they work in ruins, under meltingly hot sun,...

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Picture of American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II.

American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II.

Jordan, Jonathan W.

Personalities, leadership, teamwork, and decision-making, this is the story of the US mili...

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Picture of The Food Companions: Cinema and Consumption in Wartime Britain, 1939-45.

The Food Companions: Cinema and Consumption in Wartime Britain, 1939-45.

Farmer, Richard.

Looks at some of the different ways in which food was used in both propaganda and commerci...

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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 A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics.

A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics.

Faulkner, Neil.

First of all no women allowed. Second, all athletes competed naked. There were virtually n...

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Picture of The 50's: The Story of a Decade.

The 50's: The Story of a Decade.

Finder, Henry (ed.).

This volume collects nearly one hundred classic pieces, reviews, poems, and stories by Tru...

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Picture of Great War Britain: The First World War at Home.

Great War Britain: The First World War at Home.

Gosling, Lucinda.

Popular weekly magazines such as The Tatler, The Sketch and The Queen, recorded the nation...

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Picture of The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington.

The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington.

Herken, Gregg.

The Georgetown set were ‘…a group of government officials and journalists who combined bra...

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Picture of Masterpieces of the British Museum: The Head of an Ife King from Nigeria.

Masterpieces of the British Museum: The Head of an Ife King from Nigeria.

In this DVD a group of experts interprets this 800-year-old head with a beaded crown and p...

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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 Masterpieces of the East: The Tara Statue.

Masterpieces of the East: The Tara Statue.

It was created some 1,200 years ago in Sri Lanka. The goddess Tara is made of solid gilded...

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Picture of On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands.

On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands.

Mitchell, Ian R.

The author attempts to write with critical empathy on the peregrinations of Vikki Regina i...

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Picture of Robin Hood.

Robin Hood.

Holt, J. C.

Professor Holt is a leading medieval historian and in this work he has written about a leg...

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