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Picture of A Manual of Historic Ornament.

A Manual of Historic Ornament.

Glazier, Richard.

An unabridged republication of the 1948 edition of the 1899 original, it remains a treasur...

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Picture of Le Corbusier, Homme De Lettres.

Le Corbusier, Homme De Lettres.

Boyer, M.Christine.

On his French Identity Card, Le Corbusier listed his profession as ‘Homme de Lettres.’ He ...

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Picture of Moses Mendelssohn: Sage of Modernity.

Moses Mendelssohn: Sage of Modernity.

Feiner, Shmuel.

He was the most influential Jewish philosopher of the 18th and 19th centuries and a Berli...

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Picture of Virgil: A Life.

Virgil: A Life.

Levi, Peter.

Publius Vergilius Maro aka Virgil was born in 70 BC in a small village near Mantua. He gre...

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Picture of Great Figures in History: Curie: Marie Curie.

Great Figures in History: Curie: Marie Curie.

Marie Curie was a scientist. She discovered radium, a radioactive material which is used t...

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Picture of No One's World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn.

No One's World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn.

Kupchan, Charles A.

One of America’s leading international scholars offers us an original look at the world’s ...

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Picture of Waterloo 1815: The British Army's Day of Destiny.

Waterloo 1815: The British Army's Day of Destiny.

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory.

Waterloo was recognised, even immediately afterwards, as one of the most decisive battles ...

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Picture of Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century.

Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century.

Jarausch, Konrad H.

Well written, well organised, and highly ambitious, it provides a sweeping study of a noto...

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Picture of Gondola.

Gondola.

Leon, Donna.

She tells fascinating stories about this famous boat, which was first used in medieval Ven...

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Picture of Language and History in Ancient Greek Culture.

Language and History in Ancient Greek Culture.

Ostwald, Martin.

A collection of Prof. Ostwald’s essays which explain some of the central concepts by which...

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Picture of Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy, 1400-1600.

Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy, 1400-1600.

Welch, Evelyn.

For those of us in the retail industry, this makes fascinating reading and those who enjoy...

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Picture of Happy and Glorious: The Revolution of 1688.

Happy and Glorious: The Revolution of 1688.

Wilson, Michael I.

James II was a stubborn and bigoted king, and the conflict with his subjects finally force...

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Picture of England's First Family of Writers: Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Shelley.

England's First Family of Writers: Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Shelley.

Carlson, Julie A.

Their daily lives were entwined with literature. This study considers their writing collec...

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Picture of By its Cover.

By its Cover.

Leon, Donna.

The best-selling and ever-popular author gives us another wonderful story about Commissari...

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Picture of Ideal.

Ideal.

Rand, Ayn.

The novel was written in 1934 but Rand thought the theme would be better realised as a pla...

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Picture of Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860-1960.

Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860-1960.

Marble, Sanders (ed.).

Looks at ten cases of armies using substandard manpower, exploring changing policies and b...

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Picture of Selected Writings.

Selected Writings.

Bentham, Jeremy.

The influential thinker and philosopher (1748-1832) wrote on a huge range of subjects, and...

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Picture of The Late Medieval English Church: Vitality and Vulnerability Before the Break with Rome.

The Late Medieval English Church: Vitality and Vulnerability Before the Break with Rome.

Bernard, G. W.

He reveals a church with vibrant faith and great energy, but with weaknesses and challenge...

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Picture of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better.

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better.

Thompson, Clive.

He begins by documenting how every technological innovation, from the printing press to th...

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Picture of 501 Essential French Verbs.

501 Essential French Verbs.

McCoy, Heather.

Sacre bleedin' bleu, if only this guide had been around when I was learning French, life w...

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Picture of Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live.

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live.

Zuk, Marlene.

Professor Zuk provides an engrossing, thoughtful analysis of widespread paleofantasies and...

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