History

Picture of Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Souvenir Nation: Relics, Keepsakes, and Curios from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Bird, William L.

I once spent over a week visiting different areas of all the Smithsonian Museums (there ar...

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

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 Journey of Hope: The Back-to-Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s.

Journey of Hope: The Back-to-Africa Movement in Arkansas in the Late 1800s.

Barnes, Kenneth C.

In the 1820s the African state of Liberia was founded as a refuge for free blacks and free...

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Picture of Victoria and Abdul: The Extraordinary True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant.

Victoria and Abdul: The Extraordinary True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant.

Basu, Shrabani.

You may have seen the recent film starring Judi Dench as Queen Victoria, but this account ...

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Picture of Scapegoat: A History of Blaming Other People.

Scapegoat: A History of Blaming Other People.

Campbell, Charlie.

Chronicles the human tendency to assign blame for things that go wrong. It starts with Ada...

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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 How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere.

How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere.

Conrad, Peter.

Conrad is one of a glittering generation of Australians cast onto the seas of world cultur...

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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 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 Dancing with the Enemy: My Family's Holocaust Secret.

Dancing with the Enemy: My Family's Holocaust Secret.

Glaser, Paul.

He tells the story of his aunt, Rosie Glaser, an emancipated Jewish woman who defied conve...

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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 Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar.

Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar.

Holland, Tom.

This very accessible history starts with the murder of Julius Caesar and concludes with Ne...

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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 Bombers and Mash: The Domestic Front 1939-45.

Bombers and Mash: The Domestic Front 1939-45.

Minns, Raynes.

If you think times are tough today, perhaps you need to read the story of British women du...

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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 Incas: Lords of the Four Quarters.

The Incas: Lords of the Four Quarters.

Morris, Craig and Von Hagen, Adriana.

Provides a deeply informative account of the Incas, including their politics, economics, r...

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