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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Dov Waxman (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University)

History; Middle Eastern history; Geopolitics; Armed conflict

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The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs To Know (R) offers an accessible and balanced guide to the world's most... [more]

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The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688-1788   2nd Edition

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The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688-1788 2nd Edition

Daniel Szechi

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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This book is a comprehensive survey of the Jacobite movement, from its violent counter-revolutionary origins to its bitter... [more]

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed the National Interest

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The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy: How America's Civil Religion Betrayed...

Walter A. McDougall

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; International relations

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A fierce critique of civil religion as the taproot of America's bid for global hegemony [more]

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A Short History of Ireland: 1500-2000

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A Short History of Ireland: 1500-2000

John Gibney

History; British & Irish history

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A brisk, concise, and readable overview of Irish history from the Protestant Reformation to the dawn of the twenty-first century... [more]

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

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The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert M. Thorson

Biography: literary; Regional & national history; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way... [more]

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Yuri Slezkine

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; Marxism & Communism; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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The epic story of an enormous Soviet apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction The... [more]

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Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

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Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy

William F. Moore, Jane Ann Moore

History; History of the Americas

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Helps you examine the thorny issue of the pragmatism typically ascribed to Lincoln versus the radicalism of Lovejoy, and the... [more]

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The World at War, 1914-1945

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The World at War, 1914-1945

Jeremy Black

History; Military history; First World War; Second World War

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This text provides an innovative global military history that joins three periods-World War I, the interwar years, and World... [more]

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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ASEAN's Half Century: A Political History of the Association of Southeast...

Donald E. Weatherbee

History; Asian history; International relations

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This authoritative book offers a critical analysis of the conventional wisdom regarding ASEAN and its efforts to transform... [more]

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

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The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History

Rita Chin

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies

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A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future In 2010, the leaders of Germany,... [more]

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [more]

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

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All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation...

Pete Minard

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology

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Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners,... [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the...

Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington

True crime; History

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A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal... [more]

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The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind

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The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind...

Doug Clark

History; Social & cultural anthropology

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The epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers [more]

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

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

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The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

Daniel Schoenpflug

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

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The internationally bestselling account of the transformative period that followed the Armistice in November 1918. [more]

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

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Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; History of medicine

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A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilization began. [more]

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria's life in this major new biography.... [more]

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing

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Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [more]

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American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

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American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Preston (Professor of American History, Professor of American History, University of Cambridge)

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; International relations

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A sharp, concise examination of America's relationship with the world from the founding to the present. [more]

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Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour

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Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour

Diana Scarisbrick

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Social & cultural history; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

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A gloriously illustrated social history of diamond jewelry, told through the stories of the European rulers and socialites... [more]

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Archipelago: An Atlas of Imagined Islands

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Archipelago: An Atlas of Imagined Islands

Huw Lewis-Jones

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); History

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`Think of this atlas as the beginning of a journey and a kind of island guidebook, a rough guide to far-flung places, a Baedeker... [more]

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Tangier: From the Romans to the Rolling Stones

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Tangier: From the Romans to the Rolling Stones

Richard Hamilton

African history; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Tangier is perennially fascinating and experiencing a major renaissance [more]

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Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History

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Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History

Trevor Bryce

History; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

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A three-thousand year tale of ancient Syria, from Bronze Age to Roman era-and beyond: the essential back-story to one of the... [more]

$30.95

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