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Picture of Edward II: The Unconventional King.

Edward II: The Unconventional King.

Warner, Kathryn.

What do you make of a king who was engaging and eclectic, yet hated in his own time? A kin...

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Picture of A Tale of Three Cities: The Life and Times of Lord Daer, 1763-1794.

A Tale of Three Cities: The Life and Times of Lord Daer, 1763-1794.

Harris, Bob.

There are few records of Basil William Douglas, Lord Daer, because the family library was ...

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Picture of A Year in the Life of Victorian Britain.

A Year in the Life of Victorian Britain.

Trotman, Felicity.

A rich anthology spanning the length of Victoria’s reign, it includes an entry for every d...

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Picture of Broken Sword: The Tumultuous Life of General Frank Crozier 1879 - 1937.

Broken Sword: The Tumultuous Life of General Frank Crozier 1879 - 1937.

Messenger, Charles.

Crozier had a remarkably colourful military career that saw service in the ranks of Thorne...

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Picture of One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine.

One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine.

Johnson, Mark and Gallagher, Kathleen.

The story of how genomic DNA sequencing was first used to discover the cause of a child’s ...

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Picture of Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway.

Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway.

Roberts, Siobhan.

This intimate and endearing portrait of an incredible mathematical genius is a such a fun ...

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Picture of The Curious Cookbook: Viper Soup, Badger Ham, Stewed Sparrows and 100 More Historic Recipes.

The Curious Cookbook: Viper Soup, Badger Ham, Stewed Sparrows and 100 More Historic Recipes.

Ross, Peter.

Heston Blumenthal wrote the foreword and he says 'Whether you’re a keen cook who wants to ...

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Picture of Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World.

Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World.

Hamid, Shadi.

It attempts to explain to the Western mind how Islam started, and the divides and nuances ...

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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 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 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 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 Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex.

Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention That Launched the Military-Industrial Complex.

Hiltzik, Michael.

Lawrence was a physicist and experimentalist who pioneered work in early cyclotrons the fo...

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Picture of True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy.

True Believer: Stalin's Last American Spy.

Marton, Kati.

Noel Fields, an American, who held many jobs within the US State Department, was actually ...

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Picture of Alexander to Constantine: Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume III.

Alexander to Constantine: Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume III.

Meyers, Eric M. and Chancey, Mark A.

The first two volumes covered material up to the Hellenic period and conquests of Alexande...

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Picture of Home Fires: The Story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War.

Home Fires: The Story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War.

Summers, Julie.

You might have seen the television series on which this fascinating social history of the ...

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Picture of Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself.

Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself.

Barton, Julie.

Childhood trauma left Barton with a major depressive breakdown. Leaving behind her New Yor...

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Picture of The Radical General: Sir Ronald Adam and Britain's New Model Army 1941-1946.

The Radical General: Sir Ronald Adam and Britain's New Model Army 1941-1946.

Broad, Roger.

Broad’s biography of Sir Ronald Adam is the story of a professional soldier, an Adjutant G...

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