History

Picture of Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler.

Serving the Reich: The Struggle for the Soul of Physics under Hitler.

Ball, Philip.

Tells the stories of the scientists who worked under the Nazi regime. Some tried to creat...

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Picture of The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs.

The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs.

Barnes, David S.

Barnes does a splendid job of depicting public anxieties about the stench that overwhelmed...

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Picture of Adrift: A Secret Life of London's Waterways.

Adrift: A Secret Life of London's Waterways.

Babbs, Helen.

From deep winter to late autumn, the author and her partner journey on a canal boat explor...

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Picture of A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World.

A Path in the Mighty Waters: Shipboard Life and Atlantic Crossings to the New World.

Berry, Stephen R.

A truly fascinating piece of maritime history it uses diaries and an impressive array of a...

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Picture of The Home Front in the Great War: Aspects of the Conflict 1914-1918.

The Home Front in the Great War: Aspects of the Conflict 1914-1918.

Bilton, David.

The effect of the war on the home front was to be profound and long lasting. As casualties...

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Picture of Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40.

Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40.

Black, Jeremy.

Aimed at military professionals as well as a general readership, this study examines the i...

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Picture of Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany.

Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany.

Bonelli, Charlotte R.

This is a piece of history told in correspondence. Luzie, a German Jew, fled to the United...

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Picture of Fleeing from the Fuhrer: A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis.

Fleeing from the Fuhrer: A Postal History of Refugees from the Nazis.

Brinson, Charmian and Kaczynski, William.

An unusual collection of correspondence from refugees seeking to escape Hitler’s Germany a...

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Picture of Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World.

Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World.

Cahill, Thomas.

This is the latest in Thomas Cahill’s Hinges of History series. As with his previous book’...

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Picture of A History of the French Revolution.

A History of the French Revolution.

Bradby, E. D.

Written 'for the general reader', and published to much acclaim in 1926, it is a pleasure ...

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Picture of This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746.

This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746.

Carlton, Charles.

Carlton draws evidence from a vast range of sources as he attempts to provide a balanced o...

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Picture of A History of Britain: Book IV: The Stuarts, Cromwell and the Glorious Revolution, 1603 - 1714.

A History of Britain: Book IV: The Stuarts, Cromwell and the Glorious Revolution, 1603 - 1714.

Carter, E. H. and Mears, R .A. F.

Part of a series first published in 1937 and used in schools for decades, it tells of the ...

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Picture of After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars.

After Thermopylae: The Oath of Plataea and the End of the Graeco-Persian Wars.

Cartledge, Paul.

The Battle of Plataea in 479 BC has, according to the author, been unjustly neglected. It ...

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Picture of Eclipse: The Horse That Changed Racing History Forever.

Eclipse: The Horse That Changed Racing History Forever.

Clee, Nicholas.

In 1769 the chestnut brown thoroughbred was the Winx of his day. The perfect horse’s desce...

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Picture of Went the Day Well? Witnessing Waterloo.

Went the Day Well? Witnessing Waterloo.

Crane, David.

Contrasting the hours of Waterloo with the corresponding hours in Britain, the author offe...

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Picture of Pre-Industrial Societies: Anatomy of the Pre-Modern World.

Pre-Industrial Societies: Anatomy of the Pre-Modern World.

Crone, Patricia.

Crone aims to provide students of complex pre-industrial societies an understanding of the...

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Picture of The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.

The Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.

Eig, Jonathan.

Tells the extraordinary story of the invention of a drug that would stop women ovulating....

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Picture of Rare and Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie's Collector's Chest.

Rare and Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie's Collector's Chest.

Ellis, Elizabeth.

Around 1818 a wooden cabinet was built in Australia for Governor Macquarie, who filled it ...

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Picture of Red Dusk and the Morrow: Adventures and Investigation in Soviet Russia.

Red Dusk and the Morrow: Adventures and Investigation in Soviet Russia.

Dukes, Paul.

This extraordinary true life espionage classic was first published in 1922 and offers a fa...

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Picture of The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England.

The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England.

Foyster, Elizabeth.

The extremely wealthy third Earl of Portsmouth, was certainly eccentric, but most people t...

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Picture of Great Tales from British History: The Downfall of Anne Boleyn.

Great Tales from British History: The Downfall of Anne Boleyn.

Friedmann, P.

It takes us right into the middle of the story of the second wife of Henry VIII, narrating...

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Picture of One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History.

One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History.

Field, Jacob F.

A no-holds-barred account of human suffering, it takes you on a tour through the gory side...

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Picture of Empire's Crossroads: The Caribbean from Colombus to the Present Day.

Empire's Crossroads: The Caribbean from Colombus to the Present Day.

Gibson, Carrie.

Here in Australia our thoughts probably do not often stray to the history of the Caribbean...

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Picture of The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis.

The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis.

Goetz, Thomas.

Chronicles the exciting story of two historic figures on an unlikely collision course, mee...

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