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General & world history

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A History of the Second World War

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A History of the Second World War

B. H. Liddell Hart

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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A History of the Second World War is a highly acclaimed account by one of the greatest military writers of the twentieth century.... [more]

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Warsaw 1920: Lenin'S Failed Conquest of Europe

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Warsaw 1920: Lenin'S Failed Conquest of Europe

Adam Zamoyski

History; General & world history; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The dramatic and little-known story of how, in the summer of 1920, Lenin came within a hair's breadth of shattering the painstakingly... [more]

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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

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The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Niall Ferguson

History; General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Economic history

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The decline of the West is something that has long been prophesied. Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth,... [more]

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The Penguin History of the World: 6th edition

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The Penguin History of the World: 6th edition

J. M. Roberts, Odd Arne Westad

History; General & world history

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Tells the story of human endeavour that laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama and pain. This book reflects what now... [more]

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Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century

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Fractured Times: Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century

Eric Hobsbawm

History; General & world history

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An engaging and provocative look at culture, from one of our best-known historians. [more]

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The Dead Sea Scrolls: Their History and Myths Revealed

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The Dead Sea Scrolls: Their History and Myths Revealed

John DeSalvo, Ph.D.

General & world history; Religion & beliefs

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The Dead Sea Scrolls continue to fascinate readers from all walks of life. [more]

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The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History

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The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History

Patricia Seed

History; General & world history; Historical maps & atlases

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Bringing together a rich and diverse collection of 100 historical maps from the Palaeolithic to the present, The Oxford Map... [more]

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On Politics: A History of Political Thought from Herodotus to the Present

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On Politics: A History of Political Thought from Herodotus to the Present...

Alan Ryan

General & world history; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Deals with the answers that historians, philosophers, theologians, practising politicians and would-be revolutionaries have... [more]

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A Little History of the World: Illustrated Edition

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A Little History of the World: Illustrated Edition

E. H. Gombrich

General & world history; Children's & Educational

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Now available in paperback, a glorious illustrated edition of the international bestseller [more]

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The First Crusade: The Call from the East

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The First Crusade: The Call from the East

Peter Frankopan

History; General & world history; Medieval history; Crusades; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict

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The First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history. This book intends to address the history... [more]

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The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction

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The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction

James A. Millward (Professor of History, Professor of History, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University)

History; General & world history; Asian history

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The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction is a new look at an ancient subject: the silk road that linked China, India, Persia... [more]

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

Cullen Murphy

History; General & world history; Church history

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Offers an account of how the techniques used by Spanish Inquisition created our modern world. This book shows how the Inquisition's... [more]

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A Very Short History of the World

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A Very Short History of the World

Geoffrey Blainey

History; General & world history

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This is the story of the world's people during the last four million years. It begins before the human race moved out of Africa... [more]

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The Historical Atlas of the Celtic World

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The Historical Atlas of the Celtic World

John Haywood

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Historical geography; Historical maps & atlases; Archaeology by period & region; Geographical maps (specialist)

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In a series of 54 full-colour maps covering 3,000 years and spanning the whole of Europe, this book comprehensively charts... [more]

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A History of the World in 100 Objects

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A History of the World in 100 Objects

Neil MacGregor

History; General & world history; Material culture

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From the very first hand axe to the ubiquitous credit card, each item has a story to tell; together they relate the larger... [more]

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Australia: A Very Short Introduction

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Australia: A Very Short Introduction

Professor Kenneth Morgan

History; General & world history; Regional & national history; Australasian & Pacific history

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In this Very Short Introduction, Kenneth Morgan provides a wide-ranging and thematic introduction to modern Australia; examining... [more]

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Granicus 334BC: Alexander's First Persian Victory

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Granicus 334BC: Alexander's First Persian Victory

Michael Thompson

History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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Granicus River was Alexander's first great victory over the Persians, the hallmark of his career. Exploring the courageous... [more]

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Historiography: An Introductory Guide

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Historiography: An Introductory Guide

Eileen Ka-May Cheng

History; Historiography; General & world history

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A primer on the complexities of history writing, and writing history. It challenges the view of historiography as an esoteric... [more]

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Women in the Middle Ages

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Women in the Middle Ages

Joseph Gies, Frances Gies

History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

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Reissued for the first time in decades, this ambitious work of Medieval scholarship by bestselling historians Frances and... [more]

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The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970

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The Empire Project: The Rise and Fall of the British World-System, 1830-1970...

John Darwin

History; General & world history; British & Irish history

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A magisterial global history of the rise and fall of the British Empire during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. John... [more]

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Why The West Rules - For Now: The Patterns of History and what they reveal about the Future

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Why The West Rules - For Now: The Patterns of History and what they reveal...

Ian Morris

History; General & world history

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Why does the West rule? This title answers this provocative question, drawing on 15,000 years of history and archaeology,... [more]

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Simon Winchester

History; General & world history; Oceanography (seas)

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The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water - the Atlantic. [more]

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Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals

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Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals

Niall Ferguson

History; History: theory & methods; General & world history

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What if Britain had stayed out of the First World War? What if Germany had invaded Britain in 1940? What if Nazi Germany had... [more]

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A Global History of History

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A Global History of History

Daniel Woolf (Professor of History, and Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Queen's University, Ontario)

History; Historiography; General & world history; History of ideas

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A global history of historical writing and thought from the ancient world to the present. This is a definitive guide to human... [more]

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Farewell My Children: Irish Assisted Emigration to Australia 1848-1870

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Farewell My Children: Irish Assisted Emigration to Australia 1848-1870

Biography: general; History; General & world history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Population & demography

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During the 19th century Ireland became a land of emigrants, many of them leaving for BritainAzAzAzs Australian colonies. To... [more]

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