HISTORY

Picture of To Catch a Tartar: Notes from the Caucasus.

To Catch a Tartar: Notes from the Caucasus.

Bird, Chris.

A colonel and Arabist in the KGB, warned the author in 1993 not to go to the Caucasus, tel...

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The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy.

Burton, Pamela.

A true account of the shocking murder of celebrated Sydney art-curator Nick Waterlow and h...

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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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Five Days that Shocked the World: Eyewitness Accounts of the Final Days of World War II from Audrey Hepburn to Spike Milligan.

Best, Nicholas.

The author uses first-hand accounts of those whose lives were irrevocably changed by war. ...

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The Greatest Storm.

Brayne, Martin.

Most of us have heard of the Great Fire of 1666 and the Great Plague the year before, but ...

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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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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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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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1965: The Year Modern Britain was Born.

Bray, Christopher.

It saw artistic, literary, technological, political, and ethical changes and Bray’s mockin...

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Rough Riders: Two Brothers and the Last Stand at Gallipoli.

Doyle, Peter.

Frank and Percy Talley were two London brothers, soldiers in the 1st City of London Yeoman...

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Hilke's Diary: Germany, July 1940 - August 1945.

Clark, Geseke.

65 years after starting her diary it has been translated into English by her sister. It ch...

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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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A Brief History of the British Army.

Haswell, Jock and Lewis-Stempel, John.

The story of the British Army has many facets, being a tale of heroic successes and tragic...

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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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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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The Making of Home.

Flanders, Judith.

All cultures have a word meaning house, but not all have a word meaning home. Flanders tra...

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Picture of The Heart Must Break: The Fight for Democracy and Truth in Burma.

The Heart Must Break: The Fight for Democracy and Truth in Burma.

Mawdsley, James.

Mawdsley, from Lancashire, was just twenty-seven when he was arrested and imprisoned for 1...

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Coke: The Biography.

Naish, Natalia and Scott, Jeremy.

Recounts the sweeping history of cocaine since its first appearance. Its more notorious us...

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Libya: The History of Gaddafi's Pariah State.

Oakes, John.

The author examines how and why Muammar Gaddafi came to power, stayed in power, and used i...

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Great Britain's Great War.

Paxman, Jeremy.

The scarlet poppies of Remembrance Day reinforce the idea that it was a massive and pointl...

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The Summer of '45: Stories and Voices from VE Day to VJ Day.

Telfer, Kevin.

A mosaic of stories which use the voices of people that were there in some capacity or ano...

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Picture of Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias.

Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias.

Yallop, Jacqueline.

There were once some 400 planned settlements in Britain, and Yallop, a novelist and academ...

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The Long Shadow: The Great War and the Twentieth Century.

Reynolds, David.

Begins by exploring the impact of WWI on the two following decades, where Britain was much...

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1912: The Year the World Discovered Antarctica.

Turney, Chris.

Second only to Russia in its landmass and the highest continent on Earth, it’s no wonder t...

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