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  • The Phantom Atlas
    The Phantom Atlas (Hardback) Edward Brooke-Hitching

    The astonishing story of the maps and atlases throughout history that got it completely wrong

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  • 1177 B.C.
    1177 B.C. (English, Paperback) Eric H. Cline

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of...

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  • Bad Girls Throughout History
    Bad Girls Throughout History (English, Hardback) Ann Shen

    "Bad Girls Throughout History features some of the fiercest women of all time - the famous, the infamous, and the ones you haven't even heard of yet. Explore the notable works, impressive feats, and striking portraits of these wild women from around the globe who challenged the status quo"--

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  • Warsaw 1920
    Warsaw 1920 (Paperback) Adam Zamoyski

    The dramatic and little-known story of how, in the summer of 1920, Lenin came within a hair's breadth of shattering the painstakingly constructed Versailles peace settlement and spreading Bolshevism to western Europe.

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  • American History: A Very Short Introduction
    American History: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    In a miracle of concision, Paul S. Boyer provides a wide-ranging and authoritative history of America, capturing in a compact space the full story of our nation. Ranging from the earliest Native American settlers to the presidency of Barack Obama, this Very Short Introduction offers an illuminating account of politics, diplomacy, and war as well as the full spectrum of social, cultural, and...

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  • Mountain of the Dead
    Mountain of the Dead (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    In January 1959, ten experienced young skiers set out for Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. While one of the skiers fell ill and returned., the remaining nine lost their way and ended up on another mountain slope known as Kholat Syakhl (or `Mountain of the Dead').

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  • The Great War: 1914-1918
    The Great War: 1914-1918 (English, Paperback) Peter Hart

    The Great War was the first truly global conflict, and it changed the course of world history. In this magnum opus, the author examines the conflict in every arena around the world, in a history that combines scholarship with vivid and unfamiliar eyewitness accounts, from kings and generals, and ordinary soldiers.

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  • The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths
    The Book of Greek and Roman Folktales, Legends, and Myths (English, Hardback) William Hansen

    The first anthology ever to present the entire range of ancient Greek and Roman stories--from myths and fairy tales to jokes...

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  • Prisoners of Geography
    Prisoners of Geography (English, Paperback) Tim Marshall

    In this New York Times bestseller, updated for 2016, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers??fans of geography, history, and politics (and maps) will be enthralled? (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)....

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  • The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering
    The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering (English, Paperback) Norman Finkelstein

    Controversial indictment of those who exploit the tragedy of the Holocaust for their own gain.

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  • Hitler's American Model
    Hitler's American Model (English, Hardback) James Q. Whitman

    How American race law provided a blueprint for Nazi Germany...

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    Homo Deus CD (English, CD-Audio) Yuval Noah Harari

    Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to...

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  • The Destruction of Memory
    The Destruction of Memory (English, Paperback) Robert Bevan

    Now available in an expanded 2nd Edition, this is a polemical account of the destruction of architecture in war.

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  • The Great Acceleration
    The Great Acceleration (English, Paperback) Professor J. R. McNeill

    The pace of energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and population growth has thrust the planet into a new age-the Anthropocene. Humans have altered the planet's biogeochemical systems without consciously managing them. The Great Acceleration explains the causes, consequences, and uncertainties of this massive uncontrolled experiment.

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  • The Muqaddimah
    The Muqaddimah (English, Paperback) Ibn Khaldun

    The Muqaddimah, often translated as "Introduction" or "Prolegomenon," is the most important Islamic history of the premodern world. Written by the great fourteenth-century Arab scholar Ibn Khaldûn (d. 1406), this monumental work established the foundations of several fields of knowledge, including the philosophy of history, sociology, ethnography, and economics. The first complete English...

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  • On a Sea of Glass
    On a Sea of Glass (English, Paperback) Tad Fitch, J. Kent Layton

    A sumptuously illustrated history of the Titanic, her sinking and its aftermath.

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  • The Pikeman's Lament
    The Pikeman's Lament (English, Paperback) Daniel Mersey, Michael Leck

    A set of wargaming rules for Pike and Shot, a popular period for wargaming, written by a leading game designer and a period expert.


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  • Atlas of Improbable Places
    Atlas of Improbable Places (English, Hardback) Travis Elborough

    Atlas of Improbable Places shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers and armchair travellers alike to consider a new way of understanding the world we live in.

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  • Eastern Approaches
    Eastern Approaches (Paperback) Fitzroy Maclean

    After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Fitztroy Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. This book presents his adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia.

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