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Picture of Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings.

Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings.

Alter, Robert.

This superb translation with commentary by the renowned and distinguished academic is part...

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Picture of The New Old World.

The New Old World.

Anderson, Perry.

He discusses the modern European Union in an insightful manner, in particular its origins....

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Picture of Telling the Truth about History.

Telling the Truth about History.

Appleby, Joyce et al.

The authors confront the uncertainty about values and truth-seeking and address the contro...

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Picture of Heroic Failure and the British.

Heroic Failure and the British.

Barczewski, Stephanie.

The author examines the claims that the British assume that they celebrate heroic failure ...

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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 Greeks Overseas: Their Early Colonies and Trade.

Greeks Overseas: Their Early Colonies and Trade.

Boardman, John.

The Greeks sailed to the East and Egypt, and made contact with the older civilizations of ...

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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 Letters to the Editor: A Miscellany: From the Pages of Country Life.

Letters to the Editor: A Miscellany: From the Pages of Country Life.

Carter, Sam et al (eds.).

From the archives, this collection contains gems from readers since Victorian times onward...

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Picture of Black Lebeda: The Russian Famine Diary of ARA Kazan District Supervisor J. Rives Childs, 1921-1923.

Black Lebeda: The Russian Famine Diary of ARA Kazan District Supervisor J. Rives Childs, 1921-1923.

Cockfield, Jamie H. (ed.).

In 1921, after the Bolsheviks had gained control of Russia they suddenly came face to face...

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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 Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature.

Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature.

Darnton, Robert.

A history of books and attempts by governments to keep them under control: the power of pr...

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Picture of The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

Diamond, Jared.

A thought-provoking book which questions whether Western people have the best ideas about ...

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Picture of Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia.

Bears in the Streets: Three Journeys Across a Changing Russia.

Dickey, Lisa.

Imagine travelling to a foreign country and meeting interesting people from all walks of l...

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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 The Correspondence of Henry Edward Manning and William Ewart Gladstone: The Complete Correspondence 1833-1891.

The Correspondence of Henry Edward Manning and William Ewart Gladstone: The Complete Correspondence 1833-1891.

Erb, Peter C. (ed.).

Between 1833 and 1891 Henry Edward Manning (1808-1892) and William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1...

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Picture of This Republic of Suffering: Death and The American Civil War.

This Republic of Suffering: Death and The American Civil War.

Faust, Drew Gilpin.

A cultural history of a largely ignored aspect of the Civil War. It’s a history of death o...

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Picture of The Bitter Taste of Victory: Life, Love and Art in the Ruins of the Reich.

The Bitter Taste of Victory: Life, Love and Art in the Ruins of the Reich.

Feigel, Lara.

Life in post-war Germany is captured through the eyes of British and American intellectual...

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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 Late Medieval Pope Prophecies: The Genus nequam Group.

The Late Medieval Pope Prophecies: The Genus nequam Group.

Fleming, Martha H.

Medieval and Renaissance scholars in the fields of history, literature, art history, and r...

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Picture of School for Citizens: Theatre and Civil Society in Imperial Russia.

School for Citizens: Theatre and Civil Society in Imperial Russia.

Frame, Murray.

Offers a new perspective on the history of theatre in imperial Russia, focusing on the ris...

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Picture of The Mafia's President: Nixon and the Mob.

The Mafia's President: Nixon and the Mob.

Fulsom, Don.

The author argues that beyond the shameful Watergate break-in that ended his presidency, N...

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Picture of How To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life.

How To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life.

Goodman, Ruth.

They didn’t wash, so did they stink to high heaven? Apparently not if one wore pure linen!...

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