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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

Hardback

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 Longest Afternoon

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The Longest Afternoon

Brendan Simms

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history

Hardback

Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014. [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

Paperback

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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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

Roger Crowley

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A magisterial work of gripping history, City of Fortune tells the story of the Venetian ascent from lagoon dwellers to the... [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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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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Oxford Latin Course: Part III: Student's Book

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Oxford Latin Course: Part III: Student's Book

Maurice Balme, James Morwood

History; Educational: English language & literacy; Educational: Languages other than English

Paperback

A new edition of the Oxford Latin Course which combines both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching from first stages... [more]

$68.95

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Oxford Latin Course: Part II: Student's Book

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Oxford Latin Course: Part II: Student's Book

Maurice Balme, James Morwood

History; Educational: English language & literacy; Educational: Languages other than English

Paperback

A new edition of the Oxford Latin Course which combines both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching from first stages... [more]

$63.95

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North American Cambridge Latin Course: Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 Workbook North American edition

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North American Cambridge...

North American Cambridge Classics Project

Language teaching & learning material & coursework; History

Paperback

The Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established introductory program in... [more]

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Student's Ovid: Selections from the Metamorphoses

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Student's Ovid: Selections from the Metamorphoses

Ovid

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; History; Educational: English literature

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Ideally suited to intermediate to advanced college-level students, The Student's Ovid offers twenty-one selections from the... [more]

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jinping

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jinping

Roger Faligot

History; Asian history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Are the Chinese secret services now the most powerful in the world? After a long investigation into Beijing's intelligence... [more]

$39.99

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

Robert Spencer

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Political ideologies; Advocate - Religion

Paperback

The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam. It is taken for granted, even among many Washington... [more]

$35.95

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

Colin Thubron

Asian history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindOn buses, donkey carts, trains,... [more]

$19.99

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

Helen Lackner

History; Middle Eastern history; International relations

Paperback

Expert analysis of Yemen's social and political crisis, with profound implications for the fate of the Arab World [more]

$34.99

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Godless

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Godless

Paul Ham

History; Advocate - History

Paperback

IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of M nster,... [more]

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design and Architecture

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design...

Andrew McNamara, Harriet Edquist

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Fifteen thematic essays and twenty individual case studies bring to light a tremendous amount of new archival material in... [more]

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

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Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Biography; Biography: general; History; Advocate - History

Paperback

An anthology that aims to smash the stereotypes of Arabs in Australia that too often proliferate in mainstream media. [more]

$32.99

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British Airborne Soldier vs Waffen-SS Soldier: Arnhem 1944

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British Airborne Soldier vs Waffen-SS Soldier: Arnhem 1944

David Greentree

History; Military history; Second World War; Warfare & defence

Paperback

Operation Market Garden was an Allied plan to try and end the war before the end of 1944, and relied on landing airborne troops... [more]

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