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The Enlightenment: A Very Brief History
Anthony Kenny
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Concise historical introduction to The Enlightenment and its continuing influence on the world and how we see it.


Storming the Eagle's Nest: Hitler's War in the Alps
Jim Ring
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From the Fall of France in June 1940 to Hitler's suicide in April 1945, the swastika flew from the peaks of the High Savoy in the western Alps to the passes above Ljubljana in the east.


History's Greatest Lies: The Startling Truth Behind World Events Our History Books Got Wrong
William Weir
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Acclaimed history writer William Weir takes on the most common myths that our school textbooks have proliferated through the years. He not only uncovers some startling untruths, but also he exposes the reasoning behind each lie and examines why the myths keep going. The true stories behind historical ...


How the Barbarian Invasions Shaped the Modern World: The Vikings, Vandals, Huns, Mongols, Goths, and Tartars who Razed the Old World and Formed the New
Thomas J. Craughwell
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How the Barbarian Invasions Shaped the Modern World is a richly detailed chronicle that brings to life the personalities of Attila the Hun, Alaric the Goth, Genghis Khan, and many other barbarian kings and chieftains whose rampages across Europe, Asia, and North Africa changed the course of history. ...


The Constitution and Other Documents of the Founding Fathers: Volume 40
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This volume contains the significant documents and writings that established the foundation of the United States of America.


Guns of Outlaws: Weapons of the American Bad Man
Gerry Souter, Janet Souter
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From colonial-era rifles carried on the "Owlhoot Trail", to John Dillinger's Colt pistols, the history of the American outlaw is told in guns--weapons that became each man's personal signature. Guns of Outlaws peer into these criminals' choices of derringers, revolvers, shotguns, rifles, machine guns, ...


Loot: Britain and the Benin Bronzes
Barnaby Phillips
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A tragic story of the British empire run amok and the plunder of great works of art


Ton Up!: A Century of Cafe Racer Speed and Style
Paul d'Orleans
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Ton Up! A Century of Café Racer Speed and Style focuses on the story of the ton-up boys and their café racers. But it's much more than just that. Illustrated with historic and modern photos and featuring a text by one of the world’s motorcycle historians, it's really the story of motorcycle speed ...


War in the Shadows: Resistance, Deception and Betrayal in Occupied France
Patrick Marnham
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Courage and betrayal in Occupied France, involving SOE, British Intelligence, the Gestapo and the French Resistance


How to Teach Classics to Your Dog: A Quirky Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Womack
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An introduction to the classical world for you and your canine


Surviving Katyn: Stalin's Polish Massacre and the Search for Truth
Jane Rogoyska
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The extraordinary true story of one of the greatest mysteries of World War II


American Demagogue: The Great Awakening and the Rise and Fall of Populism
J. D. Dickey
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A New York Times bestselling historian examines how demagoguery and the populism it inspires-for good and ill-is embedded in the very soul of our nation.


Islam and Nazi Germany's War
David Motadel
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With troops fighting in regions populated by Muslims from the Sahara to the Caucasus, Nazi officials saw Islam as a powerful force with the same enemies as Germany: the British Empire, the Soviet Union, and the Jews. David Motadel provides the first comprehensive account of Berlin's ambitious attempts to build an alliance with the Islamic world.


Pax Tokugawana: The Cultural Flowering of Japan, 1603-1853
Toru Haga
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Priests de la Resistance!: The loose canons who fought Fascism in the twentieth century
The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie
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The fifteen men and women of the cloth who dared to stand up to fascism, proving that some hearts will never be conquered


The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj
Anita Anand
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A gripping story of a twenty-year quest for revenge after one of the most horrific Raj atrocities.


Waiting For Hitler
Midge Gillies
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A brilliant evocation by an acclaimed historical biographer of what it was really like to live in a Britain in the shadow of Nazi invasion.


Assassin!: 200 Years of British Political Murder
Ian Hernon
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Exposes Britain's secret history of political killings, murder and intrigue.


Two Minutes to Midnight: 1953 - The Year of Living Dangerously
Roger Hermiston
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Two Minutes to Midnight is a masterful survey of a pivotal year in the history of the human race; the year it nearly wiped itself out. A unique and compelling piece of narrative history detailing one of the most consequential periods in human history.


Zapatistas: The Chiapas Revolt and What It Means For Radical Politics
Mihalis Mentinis
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A bold new account of the movement and its contribution to political theory

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