A Chance Meeting

A Chance Meeting

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Each chapter ofA Chance Meetingtakes up an actual encounter between two historical figures. As Rachel Cohen writes in her introduction: 'They met in ordinary ways - a car...

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History of Britain Book IV History of Britain

History of Britain Book IV History of Britain

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Povestind povestea istoriei britanice într-o narațiune cronologică simplă, „A History of Britain” acoperă matricea istoriei britanice, inclusiv evenimentele de peste măr...

Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit

Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit

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As David Cameron's director of Politics and communications, Craig Oliver was in the room at every key moment during the EU referendum - the biggest

Great Train Robbery Confidential

Great Train Robbery Confidential

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IN 1981, Detective Inspector Satchwell was the officer in charge of the case against Train Robber Tom Wisbey and twenty others. The case involved massive

Bill of the Century

Bill of the Century

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history. This one law so dramatically

Children of Paradise

Children of Paradise

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The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day. In 1979, seemingly overnight - moving at a clip some 30 years

Peace in the Making

Peace in the Making

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First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Last Man Out

Last Man Out

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The author of Praying for Sheetrock retells the fantastic story of how an incredibly lucky group of miners managed to live through the worst mining

Deception : Spies, Lies and How Russia Dupes the West

Deception : Spies, Lies and How Russia Dupes the West

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From the capture of Sidney Reilly, the 'Ace of Spies', by Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1925, to the deportation from the USA of Anna Chapman, the

Plugging Into Your Past

Plugging Into Your Past

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A contributing editor to Family Tree Magazine shows readers how to navigate digitized records, CD-ROMs, and other electronic sources in the search for family information,...

Confidence Men

Confidence Men

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The hidden history of Wall Street and the White House comes down to a single, powerful, quintessentially American concept: confidence. Both centers of power, tapping

Islam and the arab awakening

Islam and the arab awakening

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Explores the 'Arab Spring' uprisings of 2010 through today--their origin, significance and possible futures.

My Thoughts Be Bloody

My Thoughts Be Bloody

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My Thoughts Be Bloody, a sweeping family saga, revives an extraordinary figure whose name has been missing, until now, from the story of President Lincoln’s

Everything in Moderation

Everything in Moderation

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'I've never met Danny Finkelstein but I think I'm in love with him. His book is such good company - sane, intelligent and witty. He

Gibraltar : The Greatest Siege in British History

Gibraltar : The Greatest Siege in British History

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Located between the Mediterranean and Atlantic, on the very edge of Europe, Gibraltar was a place of varied nationalities, languages, religions and social classes. Durin...

Showers Brothers Furniture Company

Showers Brothers Furniture Company

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Când familia Showers a sosit în Bloomington, Indiana, calea ferată venise de curând în oraș și o universitate modestă se lupta să supraviețuiască. După ce

Plague, Pestilence and Pandemic

Plague, Pestilence and Pandemic

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There was a time when to read accounts of the Plague in Wittenburg by Martin Luther or the Great Plague of 1665 by Samuel Pepys

Ordinary Heroes

Ordinary Heroes

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In 1982, 8,000 miles from home, in a harsh environment and without the newest and most sophisticated equipment, the numerically inferior British Task Force defeated

Action Likely in Pacific

Action Likely in Pacific

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A story of espionage that could have changed the course of history and saved thousands of American and British lives - and millions of Asian

The Price of Freedom

The Price of Freedom

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By hiding the fugitives in the trunk of a diplomat's car, Volker G. Heinz helps more than sixty East German citizens flee to the West.

Where in the world is Osama bin Laden?

Where in the world is Osama bin Laden?

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Spurlock is a jittery father-to-be with a simple question: If Osama bin Laden is behind 9/11 and all the ensuing worldwide chaos, then why can't

Invisible Emperor

Invisible Emperor

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Few historical figures are as well-known as Napoleon Bonaparte, and yet the Emperor's ten-month exile on the small island of Elba is virtually unexplored. Now,

The Second Nuclear Age

The Second Nuclear Age

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The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear weapons - a luxury

1915 The First World War in Photographs: Setbacks & Failures

1915 The First World War in Photographs: Setbacks & Failures

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The Western Front was in stalemate, with the troops entrenched and little in the way of advance or retreat to counter the thousands of lives

The Death of a Hero

The Death of a Hero

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When David Wilkinson bought a picturesque cottage alongside the Kennet and Avon Canal in Berkshire, he was astonished to learn that the writer Richard Aldington,

The Hacienda : A Memoir

The Hacienda : A Memoir

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De la un autor britanic premiat vine o carte de memorii luxuriantă și captivantă - un Out of Africa plasat în Anzii venezueleni. Cu o

Murders, Plots and Mysteries

Murders, Plots and Mysteries

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Crime flows through history like a muddied tide, flecked with the red blood of murder.

The Great Rescue

The Great Rescue

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Published in commemoration of the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that

A Safe Haven

A Safe Haven

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Pe 14 mai 1948, sub conducerea președintelui Harry S. Truman, Statele Unite au devenit prima națiune care a recunoscut Statul Israel -- la doar câteva

No God but Gain

No God but Gain

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'From 1501 to 1867 more than 12.5 million Africans were brought to the Americas in chains, and many millions died as a result of the

A Brief Fantasy History of a Himalayan Reducere 30 LEI

A Brief Fantasy History of a Himalayan

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Personal reminiscences of an esteemed Tibetan Buddhist master, ranging from touching memoir to humorous storytelling, from sharp cultural commentary to deeply felt...

Scandals in History

Scandals in History

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Notions of what is scandalous vary from age to age, but our fascination with all things outrageous remains the same. Whether the sexual disgraces of

The 1st Household Cavalry Regiment 1943-44

The 1st Household Cavalry Regiment 1943-44

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The mettle of the famous First Household Cavalry Regiment was tested to the maximum in action in the mountains of Italy in 1943-44. This book

The Value of Worthless Lives

The Value of Worthless Lives

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There are many good books on Italian immigration to the United States, including success biographies, field researches and historical investigations. What is lacking howe...

Thrift

Thrift

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'In this lively and engaging book, Andrew L. Yarrow tells the story of a national movement that promoted an amalgam of values and practices ranging

The Reckoning

The Reckoning

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From best-selling author of Fighter Boys, a gripping true detective story into a shooting that had momentous consequences for the modern world. What happened when

The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto

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A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of communism. So opens the political pamphlet The Communist Manifesto by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich

Theresa May

Theresa May

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Only the second woman to hold office at 10 Downing Street, Theresa May inherits the most difficult political mandate of recent times: to negotiate Britain’s

Arena of Ambition

Arena of Ambition

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Older than fourteen colleges and the Boat Race, the Cambridge Union has been an important part of university life at Cambridge since its foundation in

Went the Day Well?

Went the Day Well?

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Drawing from the diaries, letters, reports and stories from participants and witnesses, the author describes in detail an hour-by hour account of the Battle of

Understanding Thomas Jefferson

Understanding Thomas Jefferson

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Recent biographies of Thomas Jefferson have stressed the sphinxlike puzzles of his character—famous champion of freedom yet lifelong slaveholder, foe of miscegenation ye...

The Early Art of Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, and Lesser Sites in Warwickshire

The Early Art of Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, and Lesser Sites in Warwickshire

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The study of the early art of England can be frustrating for scholars, as the destruction by iconoclasm and neglect was very thorough in certain

West Like Lightning

West Like Lightning

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'A GROUNDBREAKING WORK,' hails True West: The #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of American Sniper brings the Pony Express to life in this rich

Illustrated History of Islam

Illustrated History of Islam

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Islam has been viewed as a militant and destructive force bent on conquest, but religious anthropologist Michael Jordan urges us to lay aside this perception.

The Great War In Portraits

The Great War In Portraits

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In viewing the Great War through the portraits of those involved, Paul Moorhouse looks at the bitter-sweet nature of a conflict in which valour and

Game Change : Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime

Game Change : Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime

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Povestea captivantă din interiorul alegerilor prezidențiale din 2008, scrisă de doi dintre cei mai buni reporteri politici din țară. 'Este una dintre cele mai bune

The Sugar King of Havana

The Sugar King of Havana

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'Fascinating...A richly detailed portrait.' -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Known in his day as the King of Sugar, Julio Lobo was the wealthiest man

A Very Private Celebrity

A Very Private Celebrity

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For ten years, Hugh Purcell has been tracking John Freeman, trying to get face to face with this enigma. Now that he has died, the

Assassination of JFK

Assassination of JFK

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This volume is not about conspiracy theories or political intrigue, it's concerned only with the people - from the highest to the lowest - who

The Shaping of Jewish Identity in Nineteenth-Century France

The Shaping of Jewish Identity in Nineteenth-Century France

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Evreia franceză din secolul al XIX-lea era o comunitate care se lupta să facă față provocărilor emancipării și modernității. Această luptă, având originile în întemeiere...

Thomas Cromwell : The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister

Thomas Cromwell : The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister

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The son of a brewer, Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540) rose to become Earl of Essex, Vice-Regent and High Chamberlain of England, Keeper of the Privy Seal

The grail chronicles

The grail chronicles

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The Grail Chronicles

A Great and Glorious Adventure

A Great and Glorious Adventure

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The glory and tragedy of the Hundred Years War is revealed in a new historical narrative, bringing Henry V, the Black Prince, and Joan of

The Dignity of Chartism

The Dignity of Chartism

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Throughout her essays, Thompson strikes a delicate balance between on-the-ground accounts of local uprisings, snappy portraits of high-profile Chartist figures as well a...

AUGUSTUS - FROM REVOLUTIONARY TO EMPEROR Reducere 30 LEI

AUGUSTUS - FROM REVOLUTIONARY TO EMPEROR

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Caesar Augustus schemed and fought his way to absolute power. He became Rome's first emperor and ruled for forty-four years before dying peacefully in his

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

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Is the world as we know it a lie? Could the truth be something far different to what we're told it is? Whether it's the

The Holocaust

The Holocaust

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This thought-provoking book uses evocative photographs, maps and easy-to-follow text to tell the story of this dark event to young readers in a clear and

The Art of Resistance

The Art of Resistance

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An unforgettable World War II memoir set in Nazi-occupied France and filled with romance and adventure: a former Eastern European Jew remembers his flight from

A New Birth of Freedom

A New Birth of Freedom

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The book presents a powerful case for reviewing and renewing the basis of our most important human rights.

Pearls Before Poppies

Pearls Before Poppies

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'In February 1918, when the First World War was still being bitterly fought, prominent society member Lady Northcliffe conceived an idea to help raise funds

A Strange Eventful History

A Strange Eventful History

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Susținerea privatizării de către Tony Blair înainte de alegerile generale din 1997 a stins în cele din urmă viața socialismului ca forță politică semnificativă în