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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

Antonia Fraser

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; History

Paperback

The long-lost 1978 diary charting Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter's only visit to Israel is an enchanting document of a time,... [more]

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations

Hardback

Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

Alex Von Tunzelmann

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

Hardback

A history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a tale of conspiracy and revolutions,... [more]

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil War (Film Tie-In)

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The Free State of Jones: A True Story of Defiance During the American Civil...

Victoria E. Bynum

Fiction & Literature; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; American Civil War; Battles & campaigns

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A remarkable true story of defiance during the American Civil War-now the focus of a major motion picture starring Matthew... [more]

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

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The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass

Katrin Himmler, Michael Wildt

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Second World War

Hardback

The English translation of the letters of Heinrich Himmler and his wife, recently authenticated by the Bundesarchiv and serialized... [more]

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Latin Grammar: a QuickStudy Language Reference Guide

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Latin Grammar: a QuickStudy Language Reference Guide

Liliane Arnet, Rachel Jacobs

Dictionaries; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); History

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Latin is the key that opens the door to many other languages. This 6 page laminated reference guide is designed for quick... [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

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Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

Christopher Moran

History; Espionage & secret services

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Christopher Moran examines why America's spies are so happy to spill the beans on the service, and looks at the damage done... [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front

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Beyond the Call: The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission...

Lee Trimble, Jeremy Dronfield

True war & combat stories; History

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The incredible account - recounted by the protagonist's son - of a secret POW rescue mission at the end of WW2 [more]

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history

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A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany

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A Nazi in the Family: The hidden story of an SS family in wartime Germany...

Derek Niemann

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

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Three years ago Derek Niemann made the chilling discovery that his grandfather Karl had been an officer in the SS. A Nazi... [more]

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

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Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen (Director, Australian National Dictionary Centre)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; linguistics; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

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This book illuminates Australian soldiers' voices, feelings and thoughts, through exploration of the words and language used... [more]

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

Hardback

This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

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Cities of Vesuvius: Interpreting the Evidence

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Cities of Vesuvius: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

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A comprehensive textbook based on the most up-to-date scholarship and designed for senior students studying Pompeii and Herculaneum.... [more]

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

Negin Nabavi

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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Negin Nabavi brings together essays written by experts and scholars that shed light on the many transformations that Iran... [more]

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing...

D. Sutton

History: specific events & topics; Advertising

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty is the forgotten history of a group of women copywriters whose successful ad campaigns went international... [more]

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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Bradshaw's Handbook

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Bradshaw's Handbook

George Bradshaw

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves... [more]

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

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The Seventy Great Battles of All Time

Professor Jeremy Black

History; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Hardback

In this addition to the successful Seventy series, a distinguished team of 26 military historians reveals the decisive conflicts... [more]

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English Grammar for Students of Latin

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English Grammar for Students of Latin

Norma Goldman, Ladislas Szymanski

Language teaching & learning material & coursework; Grammar & vocabulary; History

Paperback

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

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The Greek World: Classical, Byzantine and Modern

Robert Browning

Regional studies; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Cultural studies

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An exploration of the entire Greek experience. The contributors analyze every facet of Greek history, life and culture, aided... [more]

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers of Ancient Israel

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Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers...

John Rogerson

Reference works; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Religion & beliefs

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Spanning 1,500 years, Chronicle of the Old Testament Kings charts all the leaders of Israel from the Ancestors through the... [more]

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