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The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

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The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

Stephen Clarke

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

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An entertaining and eye-opening look at the French Revolution, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French... [more]

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

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Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World

Jan Karski

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

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Karski was a brilliant young diplomat when war broke out in 1939 with Hitler's... [more]

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The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67: Superpower Rivalry

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The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67:...

Joseph Heller

History; The Cold War; Jewish studies; International relations

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This book presents a comprehensive history of the modern Middle East and Arab-Israeli conflict through the Cold War, focusing... [more]

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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection

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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks - Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection...

Agnete W. Lassen, Eckart Frahm, Klaus Wagensonner

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Middle Eastern history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Archaeology

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A stunning guide to the treasures housed within the Yale Babylonian Collection, presenting new perspectives on the society... [more]

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

Leigh Neville

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history; Uniforms & insignia

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Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping... [more]

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

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Castagnaro 1387: Hawkwood's Great Victory

Kelly DeVries, Niccolo Capponi

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history; Battles & campaigns

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The battle of Castagnaro, fought on 11 March 1387 between the Veronese and the Paduans, is one of the most famous Italian... [more]

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Border: Journeys Along the U.S.-Mexico Border, the World's Most Consequential Divide

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Border: Journeys Along the U.S.-Mexico Border, the World's Most Consequential...

David Danelo, Andrew Selee

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

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David Danelo has traveled the U.S.-Mexico border and his investigative report about a complex issue examines the border in... [more]

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the Present

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American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion from the Puritans to the...

Philip Gorski

History; History of the Americas; History of religion

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The long battle between exclusionary and inclusive versions of the American story Was America founded as a Christian nation... [more]

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs Issue 6

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Our Sphere of Influence: Rivalry in the Pacific: Australian Foreign Affairs...

Jonathan Pearlman

History; International relations; Finance; Business strategy

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The uncomfortable reality is that preserving an exclusive sphere of influence in the South Pacific is not going to be possible... [more]

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

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Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine

Mark Galeotti

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts

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In February 2014, street protests in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities led to the ousting of the Russian-backed President Yanukovych.... [more]

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

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Out of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

Interdisciplinary studies; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy of mind; Cognition & cognitive psychology

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An extraordinary journey through the history of the human imagination, from the dawn of civilization to the present day [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions

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With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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Stalingrad

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Stalingrad

David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House

History; European history; Second World War

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This is the long awaited one-volume campaign history from the leading experts of the decisive clash of Nazi and Soviet forces... [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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The Holocaust: The Basics

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The Holocaust: The Basics

Paul R. Bartrop (Florida Gulf Coast University, USA)

History; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Holocaust; Ethnic studies; Human rights

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The Holocaust: The Basics is a concise introduction to the study of this seismic event in mid twentieth-century human history.<br... [more]

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Staring at God: Britain in the Great War

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Staring at God: Britain in the Great War

Simon Heffer

History; Social & cultural history; First World War

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Throughout, he complements his analysis with vivid portraits of the men and women who shaped British life during the war -... [more]

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Smoky the Brave

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Smoky the Brave

Damien Lewis

True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Dogs as pets

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The World's Smallest Dog with the World's Biggest Heart [more]

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The Masque of Africa

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The Masque of Africa

V. S. Naipaul

History; Religion: general; Travel writing

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An astonishingly prescient, beautifully written and deeply humane meditation on belief from the late Nobel Laureate, Sir V.... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

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Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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Barbarians: Rebellion and Resistance to the Roman Empire

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Barbarians: Rebellion and Resistance to the Roman Empire

Stephen P. Kershaw

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

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A fresh new look at the Roman Empire, from the point of view of those regarded by the Romans as 'barbarians'. Kershaw builds... [more]

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Winds of Change: Britain in the Early Sixties

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Winds of Change: Britain in the Early Sixties

Peter Hennessy

History; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

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As with his acclaimed histories of British life in the two previous decades, Never Again and Having it so Good, Peter Hennessy... [more]

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The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II

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The Walls Have Ears: The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II...

Helen Fry

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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A history of the elaborate and brilliantly sustained World War II intelligence operation by which Hitler's generals were tricked... [more]

$47.99

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction

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Scorched Earth: Peacekeeping in Timor During a Campaign of Death and Destruction...

Tammy Pemper

Biography; Peace studies & conflict resolution; Military history

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As a UN peacekeeper, I joined the East Timorese fight for life. By then, the earth had drunk the blood of one third of their... [more]

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

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The Man Inside...The Bloodiest Outbreak

Graham Apthorpe

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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The War in the Pacific has turned; thousands of the previously invincible Japanese soldiers are now being captured in New... [more]

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Thermopylae: Great Battles

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Thermopylae: Great Battles

Chris Carey

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Military history

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The story of Thermopylae, the famous last stand of the Greco-Persian Wars: how it was fought, how it has been remembered,... [more]

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