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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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Picture of The Seventy Great Battles in History.

The Seventy Great Battles in History.

Black, Jeremy (ed.).

An international team of military historians assess the great battles – both on land and s...

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Picture of The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities: 150 Steam Railway Events and Stories.

The Galloping Sausage and Other Train Curiosities: 150 Steam Railway Events and Stories.

Body, Geoff and Ian.

The formative years of Britain's railway network produced a host of ideas, activities and ...

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Picture of The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy.

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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How Revolutionary Were The Bourgeois Revolutions?

Davidson, Neil.

A sprawling and scholarly work spanning a good 650 pages of text, this is an exercise in M...

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Picture of Downstream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames.

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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Picture of Wellington's Worst Scrape: The Burgos Campaign 1812.

Wellington's Worst Scrape: The Burgos Campaign 1812.

Divall, Carole.

By reconstructing events in close detail, and by bringing together [many] primary sources,...

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

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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The Sultan's Istanbul on Five Kurush a Day.

FitzRoy, Charles.

Thames & Hudson’s historical guide books are seductive and in no time at all you’ll find y...

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Picture of The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey Through Human History.

The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey Through Human History.

Forrest, Susanna.

Throughout history the development of man has been intertwined with that of the horse and ...

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Great Battles: Hattin.

France, John.

The Battle of Hattin took place on 4 July 1187, between the Crusader states of the Levant ...

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Picture of A Brief History of the British Army.

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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Picture of Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President.

Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President.

Heidler, David S. and Jeanne T.

This very readable account of Washington's two terms in office, expose his dealings with c...

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Picture of Avenue Of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris.

Avenue Of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris.

Kershaw, Alex.

Tells the incredible true story of an American doctor and his family in France and their h...

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Picture of The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789.

The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789.

Larson, Edward J.

Four years after the War of Independence George Washington came out of retirement to lead ...

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Picture of Napoleon's Buttons: 17 Molecules That Changed History.

Napoleon's Buttons: 17 Molecules That Changed History.

Le Couteur, Penny and Burreson, Jay.

In June 1812, Napoleon’s army was 600,000 strong, but by early December there were fewer t...

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Picture of Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution.

Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution.

MacLeod, D. Peter.

Wolfe's defeat of the French and capture of Quebec in 1759 is the decisive battle of the S...

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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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Picture of Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1807.

Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1807.

Mikaberidze, Alexander (ed.).

Even in Russia, historians have long ignored the 1806-07 campaign which it appears was a w...

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Picture of The Rise of Female Kings in Europe, 1300-1800.

The Rise of Female Kings in Europe, 1300-1800.

Monter, William.

This is the first ever comparative study of reigning female monarchs in European history. ...

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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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Picture of Libya: The History of Gaddafi's Pariah State.

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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Picture of In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

This is the real life story that inspired the climactic scene of Melville’s ‘Moby Dick’. S...

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