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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 lives. ' On the night o...

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Secret Alliances

Secret Alliances

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In this extraordinary book, historian Tony Insall reveals how some of the most striking achievements of the Norwegian resistance were the detailed reports produced by

The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World

The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World

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When the ship of dreams sank, so did the Edwardian era. In this original and meticulously-researched narrative history, Gareth Russell considers the real story of

Hubris

Hubris

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Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years. In this wise and masterly work that he

Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump

Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump

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After serving the highest office of American government, five men - Jimmy Carter, the late George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and

The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

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La mai mult de 40 de ani de când s-a încheiat, Războiul din Vietnam continuă să bântuie țara. Încă dezbatem de ce am fost acolo,

Uniforms of World War II: Over 250 Uniforms of Armies, Navies and Air Forces of the World

Uniforms of World War II: Over 250 Uniforms of Armies, Navies and Air Forces of the World

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Grouped together by country, each entry is illustrated with a large, full color artwork which shows the uniform to maximum effect. Each artwork is accompanied

Against the Tommies: History of 26 Reserve Division 1914 - 1918

Against the Tommies: History of 26 Reserve Division 1914 - 1918

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This unique collection of images details the travels of a German infantry division along the entire Western Front, where it fought from the start until

The Munich Art Hoard

The Munich Art Hoard

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In February 2012, in a Munich flat belonging to the elderly recluse, Cornelius Gurlitt, German customs authorities seized an astonishing hoard of more than 1,200

Hell and Other Destinations

Hell and Other Destinations

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In 2001, when Madeleine Albright was leaving office as America’s first female secretary of state, interviewers asked her how she wished to be remembered. “I

Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How to read the secret language of the Pharaohs

Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs: How to read the secret language of the Pharaohs

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Read and interpret hieroglyphs as you learn about the intriguing world of the Ancient Egyptians. Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs interweaves a clear guide to deciphering t...

THE HISTORY BOOK

THE HISTORY BOOK

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The History Book is the ultimate encyclopedia, exploring the mysteries and atrocities of ancient history. Packed with hundreds of detailed photographs and jaw-dropping f...

The Face Of Britain

The Face Of Britain

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Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC series The Face of Britain and the major National Portrait

Fascism: A Warning

Fascism: A Warning

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A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today's world, written by one of America's most admired

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt

Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt

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If all the portable artefacts of Ancient Egypt were in a single location, the lives of students, historians and connoisseurs would be immeasurably simpler but

Hitler's British Isles

Hitler's British Isles

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The answer lies closer to home than we think, in the experiences of the Channel Islanders – the only British people to bear the full

Our Bodies, Their Battlefield

Our Bodies, Their Battlefield

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From the award-winning war reporter and co-author of 'I Am Malala', this searing, angry book looks behind the bombs and the guns to offer a

Pharaoh : king of ancient Egypt

Pharaoh : king of ancient Egypt

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'Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt introduces readers to three thousand years of Egypt's ancient history by unveiling its famous leaders--the pharaohs--using some of the fi...

The End Is Always Near

The End Is Always Near

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BESTSELLERUL NEW YORK TIMES Oare vremurile grele creează oameni mai duri? Poate omenirea să facă față puterii armelor sale fără să se autodistrugă? Tehnologia umană

The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848

The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848

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Eric Hobsbawm urmărește cu o claritate analitică strălucitoare transformarea adusă în fiecare sferă a vieții europene de revoluția duală - Revoluția franceză din 1789 și...

100 Great Black Britons

100 Great Black Britons

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Patrick Vernon's landmark 100 Great Black Britons campaign of 2003 was one of the most successful movements to focus on the role of people of

Germany in the Great War - The Opening Year

Germany in the Great War - The Opening Year

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Germany in the Great War - The Opening Year: Mobilisation, the Advance and Naval Warfare is the first volume of a projected six-part series that

The Soldier

The Soldier

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De la infanteriștii experimentați din anii 1700 la războinicii hi-tech de astăzi, 'The Soldier' ne duce într-o călătorie interesantă prin 300 de ani de serviciu

1918- HOW THE FIRST WORLD WAR WAS WON

1918- HOW THE FIRST WORLD WAR WAS WON

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When the Germans launched their offensive in March, 1918, World War One changed character radically—and nowhere more so than on the Western Front. This gripping

Lotharingia

Lotharingia

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În 843 d.Hr., cei trei nepoți supraviețuitori ai marelui împărat Carol cel Mare s-au întâlnit la Verdun. După ani de certuri legate de cine va

Treasures of British History : The Nation's Story Told Through Its 50 Most Important Documents

Treasures of British History : The Nation's Story Told Through Its 50 Most Important Documents

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From the Magna Carta to Hitler’s letter to Chamberlain agreeing never to go to war, these 50 documents capture some of the most significant moments

Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshall

Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshall

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William Marshal (1147-1219) was the Lancelot of his era, a landless younger son who rose through the ranks to serve as right-hand man to five

War on Peace

War on Peace

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US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America’s place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy and development are bleeding out after de...

The Second World War in 100 Objects

The Second World War in 100 Objects

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The Second World War was a seminal event in world history. The story of its battles and key events is a familiar one, but The

Joan of Arc and 'The Great Pity of the Land of France'

Joan of Arc and 'The Great Pity of the Land of France'

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Viața și moartea Ioanei d'Arc marchează un punct de cotitură, atât în cursul destinului Franței și al Angliei, cât și în istoria monarhiilor engleze și

Crucible of Hell

Crucible of Hell

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For the ferocity of the fighting, the loss of life on both sides, and the pivotal, war-ending potential of its outcome, the assault on Okinawa

The Military History of China - NU

The Military History of China - NU

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În „The Military History of China”, autorul de bestseller-uri Erik Durschmied urmărește trecerea Chinei printr-o mie de ani de război, aventurismul colonial și sistemul ...

The Great Great Wall

The Great Great Wall

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During his campaign for the presidency, one of Donald Trump’s signature promises was that he would build a “great great wall” on the border between

The World's War

The World's War

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The extraordinary story of how Europe's Great War became the World's War - a multi-racial, multi-national struggle fought in Africa and Asia as well as

140 Days to Hiroshima

140 Days to Hiroshima

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During the closing months of the Second World War, as America's strategic bombing campaign incinerated Japan's cities, two military giants were locked in a death

Understanding Hieroglyphs

Understanding Hieroglyphs

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If you've ever wanted to learn how to read hieroglyphs, this book is the perfect guide. This book will teach you all you need to

The Last Big Gun : At War & at Sea with HMS Belfast

The Last Big Gun : At War & at Sea with HMS Belfast

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As she lay in dry dock, devastatingly damaged by one of Hitler's newly deployed magnetic mines after barely two months in service, few could have

Monty’s Highlanders: 51st Highland Division in the Second World War

Monty’s Highlanders: 51st Highland Division in the Second World War

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The 51st Highland Division was the most famous infantry division that fought with the British Army in WW2. It was the only infantry division in

Asian Lives : A Closer Look

Asian Lives : A Closer Look

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In 2011, adhering to his mentor Henri Cartier-Bresson's mantra to `photograph the truth', animation filmmaker Ishu Patel embarks on a photographic journey in southeast A...

French Exile Journalism and European Politics, 1792-1814

French Exile Journalism and European Politics, 1792-1814

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Between 1792 and 1814 London was home to a flourishing French émigré newspaper and periodical press that served both an exile audience and a Europe-wide

Great Spies of the 20th Century

Great Spies of the 20th Century

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Eroi pentru unii, trădători pentru alții, spionii și ofițerii de informații continuă să ne fascineze și să ne încânte cu abilitățile lor de a opera

Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma

Solving Stonehenge: The New Key to an Ancient Enigma

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Stonehenge is seeing a massive surge of interest at present, something which this major reassessment of the monument by geophysics expert Anthony Johnson can only

Assassinations Anthology

Assassinations Anthology

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In Assassinations Anthology a number of well-known authors and historians have looked at past events where key individuals were involved in either attempts on their

Siege Warfare During the Crusades

Siege Warfare During the Crusades

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Sieges played a key role in the crusades, but they tend to be overshadowed by the famous battles fought between the Franks and the Muslims,

Sabres on the Steppes: Danger, Diplomacy and Adventure in the Great Game

Sabres on the Steppes: Danger, Diplomacy and Adventure in the Great Game

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Back in the day when men were men and Britain ruled the world, the two great world powers went head to head over control of

Victoria Crosses that Saved an Empire

Victoria Crosses that Saved an Empire

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The Indian Mutiny struck at the very heart of the British Empire. If India was lost the whole edifice of British domination across its colonies

The Madman Theory : Trump Takes On the World

The Madman Theory : Trump Takes On the World

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From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved? Richard Nixon tried

Pathfinder Companion

Pathfinder Companion

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By drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews with surviving veterans – many speaking for the first time – and combining these with official records

Roosevelt and Churchill: A Friendship That Saved the World

Roosevelt and Churchill: A Friendship That Saved the World

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Thrown together during World War II, their relationship was rarely straightforward. They disagreed politically, but maintained the greatest affection and respect for eac...

The Complete Illustrated History of the Aztec & Maya

The Complete Illustrated History of the Aztec & Maya

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Această lucrare de referință oferă o perspectivă captivantă asupra artei și asupra arhitecturii, asupra miturilor și asupra vieții de zi cu zi a oamenilor din

The Orient in a Mirror

The Orient in a Mirror

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Central Asia is a vibrant mixture of civilizations and tongues
united by Islam, diversified by differing histories, cultures and languages. Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan...

Flight from Colditz

Flight from Colditz

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Colditz Castle was one of the most famous Prisoner of War camps of the Second World War. It was there that the Germans interred their

Total Onslaught

Total Onslaught

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The end of the Second World War may have heralded peace in Europe but conflicts in Southern Africa were about to begin. The imperial powers

The Century Girls

The Century Girls

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First-hand accounts of a century of radical change are recalled here as six women born before 1918 speak candidly about topics including work, family, sex

Visitor's Guide - The First Day of the Somme

Visitor's Guide - The First Day of the Somme

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Many guidebooks cover the Somme offensive in 1916, the five-month struggle that has come to be seen as one of the defining episodes in the

Attack on the Scheldt: The Struggle for Antwerp 1944

Attack on the Scheldt: The Struggle for Antwerp 1944

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During the Allied advance across northwest Europe in 1944, the opening up of the key port of Antwerp was a pivotal event, yet it has

The Amistad Rebellion

The Amistad Rebellion

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Using newly discovered evidence, Marcus Rediker reframes the story of the Amistad rebellion (1839) to show how a small group of courageous men fought and

Royal Renegades

Royal Renegades

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Charles I was a loving father, but what became of his children after his execution in 1649? This history recounts the fortunes of the Stuart

Media and the Path to Peace

Media and the Path to Peace

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This is the first book to examine in detail the roles that the news media can play in an ongoing peace process. Gadi Wolfsfeld explains

Shot Down

Shot Down

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Alex Kerr's Wellington, a twin-engine bomber, was shot down over Germany in 1941. At first hospitalised with hopes of repatriation, he unexpectedly found himself a

Thank You For Your Service

Thank You For Your Service

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Finkel scrie sincer și plin de compasiune despre soldați, despre partenerii și copiii lor: soția zdrobită care se întreabă în privat dacă soțul ei întors