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Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

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Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in...

Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio

Biography; History of the Americas

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The true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran. A true story of secret identities and international... [more]

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Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal Family

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Reader's Digest and The Royals: A Jubilee Celebration of the British Royal...

Reader's Digest

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history

Hardback

The Reader's Digest Magazine has a long and close association with the Royal Family. This book, reproduced from the magazine... [more]

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Historic Sydney

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Historic Sydney

Susanna de Vries

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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This well-researched handsome book has become an Australian classic. Everyone with an interest in Sydney???s history should... [more]

$39.95

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China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

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China in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Opportunities

Shiping Hua, Sujian Guo

History; Marxism & Communism; Political structure & processes; International relations

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In this edited volume, leading scholars from US and China analyze the challenges and opportunities for China in the 21st century,... [more]

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TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

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TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

David Stone

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Warfare & defence

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The author illuminates the key aspects of an organisation at the heart of Axis military planning, caught in a clash of... [more]

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Voyages of Discovery (History Files)

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Voyages of Discovery (History Files)

David Boyle

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Geographical discovery & exploration; Children's & Educational

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Describes voyages to Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Pacific and the legacies of those journeys and encounters. This title... [more]

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Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris

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Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris

Graham Robb

History; European history

Paperback

The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller from the award-winning author of The Discovery of France [more]

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Tudors

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Tudors

Jane M. Bingham

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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A highly readable account of one of the great eras of history, a time that witnessed the Great Fire of London and the plague,... [more]

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

Andrea di Robilant

History; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

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In the 14th century, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting... [more]

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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign

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The Complete Roman Emperor: Imperial Life at Court and on Campaign

Michael Sommer

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

From Augustus to Romulus Augustulus, this comprehensive volume reveals how the Roman Emperors ran the empire in peace and... [more]

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House of Treason: The Rise and Fall of a Tudor Dynasty

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House of Treason: The Rise and Fall of a Tudor Dynasty

Robert Hutchinson

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

Sex, greed and treachery at the heart of a Tudor regime. [more]

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Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti

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Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti

Anne Salmond

History; European history; Australasian & Pacific history; History of other lands; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Offers an account of the European discovery of Tahiti, the Pacific island of mythic status that has figured so powerfully... [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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Exterminate All the Brutes: One Man's Odyssey into the Heart of Darkness and the Origins of European Genocide

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Exterminate All the Brutes: One Man's Odyssey into the Heart of Darkness...

Sven Lindqvist

History; General & world history

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Sweden's Sven Lindqvist provides a unique study of Europe's dark history in Africa, written in the form of a travel diary.... [more]

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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

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

$61.95

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Cassell's Standard Latin Dictionary - Latin/English - English/Latin

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Cassell's Standard Latin Dictionary - Latin/English - English/Latin

D. Simpson

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; History; Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries Children's & Young Adult

Hardback

The dictionary incorporates modern English idiom and current Latin spelling and includes general classical information where... [more]

$46.95

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North American Cambridge Latin Course

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North American Cambridge Latin Course

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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1965: The Year Modern Britain Was Born

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1965: The Year Modern Britain Was Born

Jon Savage

History

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It was the year when Great Britain's educational system was majorly overhauled, censorship and the death penalty were abolished,... [more]

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Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

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Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium...

John Howe

European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Religion & beliefs; Christian Churches & denominations

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Before the Gregorian Reform challenges us to rethink the history of the Church and its place in the broader narrative of European... [more]

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Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England

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Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England

Amanda Vickery

Professional interior design; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

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Reveals the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there. This work introduces us to men and... [more]

$34.99

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Port Kembla: A Memoir

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Port Kembla: A Memoir

Pam Menzies

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Long Shot: My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

Azad Cudi, Alex Perry

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Irregular or guerrilla forces & warfare

Paperback

The incredible inside story of a Kurdish sniper in the battle against ISIS [more]

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

Edward Burman

Oriental art; History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; History; Memorials & rolls of honour; Advocate - History

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A history of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an, China, exploring what we now know about it, what we still do not know and... [more]

$22.99

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