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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 Ulysses S. Grant.

Ulysses S. Grant.

Lardas, Mark.

A Union general in the American Civil War and 18th President of the United States, he won ...

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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 Back from Tobruk.

Back from Tobruk.

Bowen, Croswell and Betsy Connor.

Bowen became a successful journalist and author, and never forgot what he had witnessed wh...

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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 The Rush: America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853.

The Rush: America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853.

Dolnick, Edward.

He has used contemporary diaries and letters in his research into the story of the Califor...

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Picture of Britain's Greatest Generation: How Our Parents and Grandparents Made the Twentieth Century.

Britain's Greatest Generation: How Our Parents and Grandparents Made the Twentieth Century.

Elliott, Sue and Humphries, Steve.

A tribute to the ordinary and not-so-ordinary lives of a wide variety of individuals who e...

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Picture of Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets.

Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets.

Alexievich, Svetlana.

Through numerous interviews with ordinary Russian people, who each have their story to tel...

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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 The Poisoner: The Life and Crimes of Victorian England's Most Notorious Doctor.

The Poisoner: The Life and Crimes of Victorian England's Most Notorious Doctor.

Bates, Stephen.

Anyone who enjoys a good murder story will be captivated by this true crime account of Dr....

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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 Arab Revolution: Ten Lessons from the Democratic Uprising.

Arab Revolution: Ten Lessons from the Democratic Uprising.

Filiu, Professor Jean-Pierre.

In this great record of the Arab Spring, Filiu touches on a variety of considerations like...

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Picture of The Makers of the Modern Middle East.

The Makers of the Modern Middle East.

Fraser, T. G. et al.

During the post war reconstruction, three men rose to prominence. They were the Hashemite ...

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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 Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again.

Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again.

Jackson, Tom.

The refrigerator and the use of cold is entwined in the everyday and the extraordinary. Th...

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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 A History of War in 100 Battles.

A History of War in 100 Battles.

Overy, Richard.

History looks like one long blood bath after another when listed chronologically, but Engl...

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Picture of Arena of Ambition: A History of the Cambridge Union.

Arena of Ambition: A History of the Cambridge Union.

Parkinson, Stephen.

Although 1815 is recent history by the University of Cambridge’s standards, the Union’s fo...

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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 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 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 The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

Romer, John.

A refreshing and distinctive approach which describes exactly how the Great Pyramid was de...

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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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