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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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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

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The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

Dan Jones

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

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The fifteenth century experienced the longest and bloodiest series of civil wars in British history. The crown of England... [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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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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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

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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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Hitler

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Hitler

A. N. Wilson

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Political leaders & leadership

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From eminent biographer A.N. Wilson, an incisive, penetrating portrait of Adolf Hitler. [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

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

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Achtung Panzer!

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Achtung Panzer!

Heinz Guderian

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Land forces & warfare; Military vehicles

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This is a book on the theory and practise of tank warfare. [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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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 Jimping

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Chinese Spies: From Chairman Mao to Xi Jimping

Roger Faligot

History; Asian history; Espionage & secret services

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Unearthing previously unseen papers and interviewing countless insiders, Roger Faligot's astonishing account reveals nothing... [more]

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Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

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Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

Thomas Penn

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

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Tells the story of Henry VII's time as King, and the fraught and unstable birth of Tudor England. Rich with incident and drama,... [more]

$22.99

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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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With elements of a spy thriller, documenting his experiences in the Polish Underground, and as one of the first eyewitness... [more]

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

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Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan

Robin Gerster

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Peacekeeping operations

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In February 1946, the Australians of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force moved into western Japan to 'demilitarise and... [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]

$53.99

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