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Ruth Edgerton Douglass's diary recounts her winter journey from Detroit to Wisconsin and then her life through autumn and into the following winter on Isle Royale, where ...

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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

The Briefing

The Briefing

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As a key player during the election campaign and transition, and Donald Trump's press secretary for the first seven months in the White House, Sean

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

How To Win a Roman Chariot Race

How To Win a Roman Chariot Race

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Profesorul de limbi clasice de la Oxford, Jane Hood, propune o incursiune în istoria, cultura, literatura, mitologia și filozofia Greciei antice, Romei și Egiptului. Hoo...

Showmen, Socialites and the Savoy

Showmen, Socialites and the Savoy

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In 1889, Victorian impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte opened The Savoy, Britain's first luxury hotel. Allowing the rich to live like royalty, it attracted glamour, scandal

Shooting Victoria

Shooting Victoria

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The extraordinary stories of the eight men who attempted to assassinate Queen Victoria combine to create a compellingly original portrait of the entire Victorian era.

Austerity Britain: A world to build

Austerity Britain: A world to build

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David Kynaston's 'Austerity Britain 1945-51', the first book in his series 'Tales of a New Jerusalem', was a major 'Sunday Times' bestseller in 2007. Here

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

The 15:17 To Paris

The 15:17 To Paris

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he 15:17 to Paris is an amazing true story of friendship and bravery, of near terrorist attack averted by three young men who found the

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 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

WATERLOO: THE BATTLE THAT BROUGHT DOWN NAPOLEON

WATERLOO: THE BATTLE THAT BROUGHT DOWN NAPOLEON

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A masterly and concise reinterpretation of one of the seminal events in modern history, by one of the world's foremost military historians. The battle on

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

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

Whatever It Took

Whatever It Took

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Published to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, an unforgettable never-before-told first-person account of World War II: the true story of an American paratrooper

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

A CENTURY OF CHANGE

A CENTURY OF CHANGE

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These outstanding books bring to life the people, places and events of the past in these islands, from the earliest settlers to the present day.

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

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 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

1919 - a Land Fit for Heroes

1919 - a Land Fit for Heroes

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The year 1919 has often been ignored in historians' dizzy haste to enter the world of the Roaring Twenties but it was a year of

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.

A Brief History of The British Army

A Brief History of The British Army

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The story of the British Army has many sides to it, being a tale of heroic successes and tragic failures, of dogged determination and drunken

A Brief History of the Battle of Agincourt

A Brief History of the Battle of Agincourt

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Few victories have been so complete, or achieved against such heavy odds, as that won by Henry V against Charles VI's army at Agincourt on

ZERO SIX BRAVO

ZERO SIX BRAVO

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bestsellerul nr. 1 din Sunday Times. Aceasta este povestea adevărată și nespusă a celei mai disperate bătălii purtate de forțele speciale britanice și aliate prinse

Fandango at the Wall

Fandango at the Wall

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It's a history that has involved periods of great friendship with robust trade and loose immigration policies. But the US-Mexican relationship has also been beset

Two Old French Satires on the power of the Keys

Two Old French Satires on the power of the Keys

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These thirteenth-century French comic texts, L'Escommeniement au lecheor and Le Pardon de foutre, are two of the earliest satires on the Church's power to 'loosen

Pacific Futures

Pacific Futures

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The Pacific region presents a huge diversity of cultural forms, which have fuelled some of the most challenging ethnographic work undertaken in the discipline. But

A Brief History of Mutiny by Richard Woodman

A Brief History of Mutiny by Richard Woodman

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The notorious uprising on the Bounty has been elevated to iconic status by Hollywood, yet Richard Woodman describes it here as a mere 'pup' among

Establishment and Meritocracy

Establishment and Meritocracy

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Like so many of the postwar generation in Britain, Peter Hennessy climbed the ladders of opportunity set up by the 1944 Education Act designed to

How To Think Like Obama

How To Think Like Obama

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Be inspired by Barack Obama and learn how to think big with this unique insight into the mind of one of the world's great influencers.

Monstrous Bodies/political Monstrosities in Early Modern Europe

Monstrous Bodies/political Monstrosities in Early Modern Europe

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Multi-disciplinary in approach & cross-European in scope, this volume explores links between the political & the monstrous in Europe from the Renaissance to the 19th

Not for Patching

Not for Patching

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In his famous report of 1942, the economist and social reformer William Beveridgewrote that the war was a 'revolutionary moment in the world's history' and

Liberty and Conscience

Liberty and Conscience

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Although the act of conscientious objection entered modern consciousness most strikingly as a result of the Vietnam War, Americans have long struggled to reconcile their

Dead Men Risen

Dead Men Risen

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WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE 2012. This is the gripping story of the men of the Welsh Guards and their bloody battle for survival in

1940's Britain In Pictures

1940's Britain In Pictures

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Acest titlu conține aproape 300 de imagini din arhiva unică a Asociației Presei. Este o prezentare vizuală fascinantă a unui deceniu care a dus Marea

After Vietnam

After Vietnam

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Efforts to understand the impact of the Vietnam War on America began soon after it ended, and they continue to the present day. In After

A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

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The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter returns with the final volume in her Resistance Quartet--the powerful and inspiring true story of the women

Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture

Dictators, Democracy, and American Public Culture

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Focusing on portrayals of Mussolini's Italy, Hitler's Germany, and Stalin's Russia in U.S. films, magazine and newspaper articles, books, plays, speeches, and other texts...

Re-Envisioning Egypt, 1919-1952

Re-Envisioning Egypt, 1919-1952

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Re-Envisioning Egypt, 1919-1952 presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domesti...

Dole Queues and Demons

Dole Queues and Demons

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A unique blend of graphic design, bold art or photography and cunning psychology, election posters are an unsung art form, stretching back to the dawn

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

A Higher Form of Killing

A Higher Form of Killing

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Between April 22 and May 31, 1915, Western civilization was shocked. World War I was already appalling in its brutality, but until then it had

They Take Our Jobs!

They Take Our Jobs!

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Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations. Aviva...

The Making of a Justice

The Making of a Justice

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A masterful and personal account of life on the Supreme Court that offers a unique understanding of American history from one of the most prominent

Women warriors for Allah

Women warriors for Allah

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Dutch investigative journalists Janny Groen and Annieke Kranenberg offer an indispensable corrective to the conventional view that Muslim women in jihad are either pacifi...

Doorway to Hell: Disaster in Somalia

Doorway to Hell: Disaster in Somalia

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Spring, 1993: Most of Somalia outside of Mogadishu was secured. Then something went wrong... It started as a mission of mercy-to feed the hungry, cure

Scotland Vs England

Scotland Vs England

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For 300 years, Scotland and England have stood together, united in glorious kinship. This text is full of angry jibes and gentle jokes between the

Inventory

Inventory

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A lyrical memoir and family history told through four generations of fathers and sons in Northern Ireland A smuggler and a deserter, Darran Anderson’s grandfather

An American Body-politic

An American Body-politic

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A reflection on the metaphor of the body politic throughout American history

A History of the Rod

A History of the Rod

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This famous book was first published in 1865, at the apogée of the Victorian era. Its full title—‘A History of the Rod in All Countries,

A Republic in Time

A Republic in Time

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Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America

Aisne 1914

Aisne 1914

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The 1914 Battle of the Aisne, officially from 12 – 15 September, came about as a result of the German retirement from the Battle of

An Appeal to the World

An Appeal to the World

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În An Appeal to the World, Sfinția Sa cel de-al 14-lea Dalai Lama al Tibetului propune o cale spre pace pentru timpurile noastre, susținând ideea

Angels of mercy

Angels of mercy

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William Seraile uncovers the history of the colored orphan asylum, founded in New York City in 1836 as the nation's first orphanage for African American

The History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks

The History of the World in Bite-Sized Chunks

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Istoria este un subiect bogat, variat și fascinant, astfel încât este rar să găsești totul într-o carte ... până acum. The History of the World

COMANDANTE: HUGO CHAVE'S VENEZUELA

COMANDANTE: HUGO CHAVE'S VENEZUELA

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The inside story of Hugo Chavez’s rule and complex legacy Few leaders in our time have been as divisive and enigmatic as the late Hugo