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Picture of Journey Through Indo-China.

Journey Through Indo-China.

Bowden, David and Shippen, Mick.

No need to spend a fortune on air-fares, this armchair guide to Indo-China takes you on a ...

$69.99 $9.95

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Picture of The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul.

The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul.

French, Patrick.

The Nobel prize winner is a compelling literary figure on the world stage and this is a su...

$29.99 $9.95

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Picture of Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science.

Ivan Pavlov: A Russian Life in Science.

Todes, Daniel P.

At 730 pages of text and an additional 125 pages of scholarly information, this will stand...

$70.95 $19.95

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Picture of Greek Hero.

Greek Hero.

Manning, Mick and Granstrom, Brita.

In a pictorial information book in the ‘Fly On the Wall Series' we meet the ancient Greeks...

$9.95

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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...

$49.99 $9.95

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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’...

$14.95

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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 ...

$39.95 $14.95

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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...

$29.99 $9.95

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Picture of The Romans: All That Matters.

The Romans: All That Matters.

Manley, John.

John Manley, the archaeologist who discovered a new Roman building near Fishbourne Palace ...

$19.99 $7.95

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Picture of Prehistoric Pathfinders: Pioneers of English Archaeology.

Prehistoric Pathfinders: Pioneers of English Archaeology.

Marsden, Barry M.

Gives brief biographies for each of around 40 people including army officers, vicars, coun...

$39.99 $9.95

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Picture of Disaster at Stalingrad.

Disaster at Stalingrad.

Tsouras, Peter G.

A solid historical piece about an all too possible alternative history where Germany inste...

$59.99 $14.95

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Picture of Is That a Word? From AA to ZZZ, the Weird and Wonderful Language of SCRABBLE.

Is That a Word? From AA to ZZZ, the Weird and Wonderful Language of SCRABBLE.

Bukszpan, David.

This will be a real help in mastering the game of Scrabble. It explores often bizarre but ...

$29.99 $9.95

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Picture of The Retronaut Guide to Keeping Pets.

The Retronaut Guide to Keeping Pets.

Wild, Wolfgang.

Wolfgang Wild is the creator and curator of the wildly popular Retronaut blog, and has now...

$14.99 $5.00

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Picture of The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases.

The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases.

Gooden, Philip and Lewis, Peter.

Gooden explores 100 phrases spawned and popularized in the lead-up to and during the confl...

$19.99 $9.95

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Picture of New Words for Old: Recycling Our Language for the Modern World.

New Words for Old: Recycling Our Language for the Modern World.

Taggart, Caroline.

When we are in need of a new word English speakers are pretty good at inventing one or ada...

$7.95

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Picture of The War in the West - A New History: Volume 1: Germany Ascendant 1939-1941.

The War in the West - A New History: Volume 1: Germany Ascendant 1939-1941.

Holland, James.

He has written not only a military history, but also a social, political and economic hist...

$35.00 $12.95

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Picture of Skyscrapers, Hemlines and the Eddie Murphy Rule: Life's Hidden Laws, Rules and Theories.

Skyscrapers, Hemlines and the Eddie Murphy Rule: Life's Hidden Laws, Rules and Theories.

Gooden, Philip.

What is the shade of difference between Sod's Law and Murphy's Law? What is the Helsinki B...

$29.99 $9.95

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Picture of The Knowledge: Stargazing.

The Knowledge: Stargazing.

Aderin-Pocock, Maggie.

The author is a space scientist so is well-equipped to provide an overview of the universe...

$19.99 $9.95

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Picture of Science of the Magical: From the Holy Grail to Love Potions to Superpowers.

Science of the Magical: From the Holy Grail to Love Potions to Superpowers.

Kaplan, Matt.

The author is a science journalist and provides us with a friendly armchair guide to the w...

$52.00 $12.95

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