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Cuarta Espada

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Cuarta Espada

Santiago Roncagliolo

Regional studies; History of the Americas; Marxism & Communism; Languages & ESL

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La cuarta espada es una... [more]

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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

George Bibel

History; Forensic science; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

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Using a mix of eyewitness accounts and scientific explanations, Bibel draws us into a world of forensics and human drama.<br... [more]

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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and...

Sam Kashner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else-Jackie... [more]

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A Concise History of Western Australia

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A Concise History of Western Australia

Russell Earls Davis

History; Regional & national history

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This second edition has been brought up to date following the latest developments in the state. The human history of Western... [more]

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A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949

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A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949

Kevin Peraino

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Diplomacy

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A compelling year-long narrative of America's response to the fall of Chiang Kai-shek and Nationalist China in 1949, and Mao... [more]

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French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France under Two Occupations, 1914-1918/1940-1944

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French and Germans, Germans and French: A Personal Interpretation of France...

Richard Cobb

History; European history; First World War; Second World War

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A unique chronicle of the relations between the occupiers and the occupied [more]

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The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

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The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

Oona Hathaway, Scott J. Shapiro

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Diplomacy; International institutions; Treaties & other sources of international law

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Since the end of the Second World War, the world has moved from an international system in which war was legal, and accepted... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman...

Laura Tingle

History; Society & culture: general; Political leaders & leadership

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What is true political leadership, and how do we get it? What qualities should we wish for in our leaders? And why is it killing... [more]

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The Few: July-October 1940

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The Few: July-October 1940

Alex Kershaw

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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In the early days of World War Two when Britain stood alone against the terror of Hitler's all-conquering Third Reich, her... [more]

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

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Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

James Delbourgo

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Museums & museology; Colonialism & imperialism

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Hans Sloane was the greatest collector of his time, and one of the greatest of all time. His name is familiar today through... [more]

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Viking Britain: A History

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Viking Britain: A History

Thomas Williams

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Archaeology by period & region

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A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings... [more]

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Inside the Clinton White House: An Oral History

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Inside the Clinton White House: An Oral History

Russell L. Riley (Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Presidential Oral History Program, Miller Center, University of Virginia)

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Oral history; Politics & government

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Inside the Clinton White House uses never-before-seen interviews with Bill Clinton's administration and colleagues to provide... [more]

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Meanjin Vol 77 No 3

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Meanjin Vol 77 No 3

Jonathan Green

Literary essays; History

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'Between 1970 and 2012, according to the World Wildlife Fund, the population of non-human vertebrate animals on earth dropped... [more]

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

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The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water...

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

History; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Sanitary & municipal engineering

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The Romans developed sophisticated methods for managing hygiene. Through the archeological record, graffiti, sanitation-related... [more]

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

George R. Leopold

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics

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Drawing on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts, NASA engineers, family members, and friends of Gus Grissom, George... [more]

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A Short History of the Reformation

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A Short History of the Reformation

Helen L. Parish

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Protestantism & Protestant Churches

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Martin Luther pinned his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of All Saints' Church in Wittenberg he shattered foundations of western... [more]

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The Piazza Tales

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The Piazza Tales

Herman Melville

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Slavery & abolition of slavery

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Herman Melville's The Piazza Tales is the only collection of short fiction that he published in his lifetime, and it includes... [more]

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Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

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Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception...

Paul Pillar

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Political science & theory; Central government; Geopolitics

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Paul R. Pillar ties the American public's misconceptions about foreign threats and behaviors to the nation's history and geography,... [more]

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Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy, Weimar Centennial Edition

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Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy, Weimar Centennial Edition

Eric D. Weitz

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

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Weimar Germany still fascinates us, and this complex and remarkably creative period and place has the history it deserves.... [more]

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Robert E. Lerner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895&ndash;1963), an influential and controversial German-American... [more]

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American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

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American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

Caroline Winterer

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy

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A provocative reassessment of the concept of an American golden age of European-born reason and intellectual curiosity in... [more]

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under Fire

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under...

Raphael D. Marcus

Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Politics & government; International relations

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah is both the first complete military history of the decades-long conflict between Israel and... [more]

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The Exodus

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The Exodus

Richard Elliott Friedman

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Religion & beliefs; Judaism

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The Exodus has become a core tradition of Western civilization. Millions read it, retell it, and celebrate it. But did it... [more]

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Daily Life in Late Antiquity

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Daily Life in Late Antiquity

Kristina Sessa (Ohio State University)

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This book explores lived experience in the Late Roman Empire, from c.250-600 CE. Each topical chapter highlights historical... [more]

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Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods

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Inside the Neolithic Mind: Consciousness, Cosmos and the Realm of the Gods...

David Lewis-Williams, David Pearce

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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A brilliantly argued and elegantly written examination of the intricate web of belief, myth and society in the Neolithic period.... [more]

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