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  • The Great Siege
    The Great Siege (English, Paperback) Ernle Bradford

    Suleiman the Magnificent, the most powerful ruler in the world, was determined to conquer Europe. Only one thing stood in his way: a dot of an island in the Mediterranean called Malta, occupied by the Knights of St. John, the cream of the warriors of the Holy Roman Empire. A clash of civilizations the likes of which had not been seen since Persia invaded Greece was shaping up. Determined to...

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  • Rorke's Drift
    Rorke's Drift (English, Hardback) Neil Thornton

    A compelling, fresh account of the battle of Rorke's Drift, featuring an array of previously unpublished material including defender accounts and artwork. The author questions what is widely believed to be historical fact and instead offers up his own interpretation of one of the most established actions of the hospital fight.

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  • The Rhodesian War
    The Rhodesian War (English, Paperback) Paul Moorcraft, Peter McLaughlin

    Re-published to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Declaration Unilateral Independence (UDI) which marked the start of hostilities this is the authoritative history of the bitter civil war in South Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.

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  • Beyond Timbuktu
    Beyond Timbuktu (English, Hardback) Ousmane Oumar Kane

    Timbuktu is famous as a center of learning from Islam's Golden Age. Yet it was one among many scholarly centers to exist in precolonial West Africa. Ousmane Kane charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to the present day and corrects lingering misconceptions about Africa's Muslim heritage and its influence.

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  • When We Ruled Study Guide & Reading Plan
    When We Ruled Study Guide & Reading Plan (English, Paperback) Robin Walker

    Why You Should Be Reading This Study Guide? Do you want to master your history?? Do you teach or lecture on Black or African history?As part of my mission to popularise Black or African history, it is clear that the premier book on that history, When We Ruled, needs an equally premier learning resource.This study guide and 60 day reading plan is an essential resource for students and lecturers of...

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  • From Babylon to Timbuktu
    From Babylon to Timbuktu (English, Hardback) Rudolph Windsor $16.17
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  • The Kaiser's Holocaust
    The Kaiser's Holocaust (English, Paperback) Casper W. Erichsen, David Olusoga

    On 12 May 1883, the German flag was raised on the coast of South-West Africa, modern Namibia - the beginnings of Germany's African Empire.

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  • Hero of the Empire
    Hero of the Empire (English, CD-Audio) Candice Millard

    From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War...

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  • The Treasure Of Timbuktu
    The Treasure Of Timbuktu (English, Paperback) Umm Nura $11.92
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  • Happy Valley
    Happy Valley (Paperback) Nicholas Best $17.97
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  • Bush War Operator
    Bush War Operator (English, Paperback) Andrew Balaam

    From the searing heat of the Zambezi Valley to the freezing cold of the Chimanimani Mountains in Rhodesia, from the bars in Port St Johns in the Transkei to the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa, this is the story of one man's fight against terror, and his conscience.

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  • Algeria
    Algeria (English, Paperback) Martin Evans

    The first full account for a generation of the war against French colonialism in Algeria, setting out the long-term causes of the war from the French occupation of Algeria in 1830 onwards

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  • The King of Kings
    The King of Kings (English, Hardback) Asfa-Wossen Asserate

    Haile Selassie I, the last emperor of Ethiopia, was as brilliant as he was formidable. An early proponent of African unity and independence who claimed to be a descendant of King Solomon, he fought with the Allies against the Axis powers during World War II and was a messianic figure for the Jamaican Rastafarians. But the final years of his empire saw turmoil and revolution, and he was ultimately...

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  • Wonderful Things
    Wonderful Things (English, Hardback) Jason Thompson

    The discovery of ancient Egypt and the development of Egyptology are momentous events in intellectual and cultural history. The history of Egyptology is the story of the people, famous and obscure, who constructed the picture of ancient Egypt that we have today, recovered the Egyptian past while inventing it anew, and made a lost civilization comprehensible to generations of enchanted readers and...

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  • The Igbos and Israel
    The Igbos and Israel (English, Paperback) Remy Ilona

    Jewish Igbo scholar Remy Ilona presents and analyzes Judaic history, practices and concept within the Igbo culture of Nigeria.

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  • Alexandria
    Alexandria (English, Paperback) E. M. Forster

    With a novelist's pen, Forster brings to life the fabled, romantic city of Alexander the Great, capital of Graeco-Roman Egypt, beacon of light and culture symbolised by the Pharos, where the doomed love affair of Antony and Cleopatra was played out and the greatest library the world has ever known was built.

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  • Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80
    Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80 (English, Paperback) Neil Grant, Peter Dennis

    The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in history. This study explores the unit's dramatic history, revealing the Rhodesian Light Infantry's airborne and combat capacity, which gave the unit, at times, near total tactical superiority against its opponents.

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  • There Was a Country
    There Was a Country (Paperback) Chinua Achebe

    The defining experience of author's life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War. A marriage of history, remembrance, poetry and vivid first-hand observation, this title is a work of wisdom and compassion from one of the great voices of our age.

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  • Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds
    Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds (Paperback) Franck Goddio, Aurelia Masson-Berghoff

    Beneath the waters of Abukir Bay, lie the submerged remains of the ancient Egyptian cities Canopus and Thonis-Heracleion, which sank over 1,000 years ago but were brought to the surface by in the 1990s. These ancient artefacts are to be exhibited in Britain in 2016. This book tells the story of these two ancient civilizations.

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