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A History of the Classical World: The Story of Ancient Greece and Rome
Elizabeth Wyse
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Lost Bodies
Jenni Davis
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Lost Bodies presents to you the ultimate in cold cases: the great figures of history whose mortal remains have vanished or are shrouded in mystery.


The Gate to China
Michael Sheridan
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The rise of China and the fall of Hong Kong to authoritarian rule are told with unique insight in this new history by Michael Sheridan, drawing on eyewitness reporting over three decades, interviews with key figures and documents from archives in China and the West.

The story sweeps the reader from ...


Who Killed Kitchener?: The Life and Death of Britain's Most Famous War Minister
David Laws
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The definitive account of the death of Lord Kitchener and the sinking of HMS Hampshire off the west coast of the Orkney Islands.


Radley People and the Railway: 1843 - 2013
Christine Wootton, Radley History Club
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The Tudors: The Crown, the Dynasty, the Golden Age
Siobhan Clarke, Linda Collins
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Illustrated with contemporary artworks, photographs and documents, The Tudors tells the public and private story of England's most famous royal family and the England they ruled.


Ancient Egypt: An Introduction
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This book provides an introduction to one of the greatest civilizations of all time – ancient Egypt. Beginning with a geographical overview that explains the development of Egypt’s belief systems as well as Egypt’s subsequent political development, it examines methodology, the history of the discipline ...


Final Solution: The fate of the Jews 1933-1949
David Cesarani
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David Cesarani’s Final Solution is a magisterial work of history that chronicles the fate of Europe’s Jews.

Based on decades of scholarship, documentation newly available from the opening of Soviet archives, declassification of Western intelligence service records, as well as diaries and reports ...


The Harrow and Wealdstone Railway Disaster: 50 Years on
Peter Tatlow
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In 1952 a multiple train collision occurred at Harrow & Wealdstone station, killing 112 paassengers and railwaymen and injuring over 200 others. This text records the disaster and what happened to the site subsequently.


The Rainhill Trials: The Birth of Commercial Rail
Christopher McGowan
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SUBTITLE: The Greatest Contest in Industrial Britain and the Birth of Commercial Rail The dramatic story of the first great battle between locomotives - which Stephenson's Rocket won - and the birth of commercial rail.


The Third Reich
Richard Overy
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The Third Reich was the name Hitler and the Nazi Party gave to the dictatorship that began in 1933 and ended twelve years later with the utter destruction of Germany and Hitler's suicide. Defined by the messianic, iconic figure of the Fuhrer, the Third Reich was one of the pivotal periods of the modern ...


Alexandrea ad Aegyptum
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A nostalgic, gorgeously illustrated anthology of nineteenth and twentieth century writing on Alexandria At the end of the eighteenth century, the city of Alexandria was a small backwater with a population of less than five thousand. Then in 1801 Muhammad Ali arrived in Egypt as second‐in‐command ...


An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians
Edward William Lane
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Few works about the Middle East have exerted such wide and long-lasting influence as Edward William Lane's An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians. First published in 1836, this classic book has never gone out of print, continuously providing material and inspiration for generations ...


Aristocrats and Archaeologists: An Edwardian Journey on the Nile
Toby Wilkinson
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An unusually vivid first-hand account of early twentieth-century travel in Egypt


Monarchs of the Nile
Aidan Dodson
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This book presents a concise account of the lives and times of some of the more significant occupants of the Egyptian throne, from the unification of the country around 3000 BC down to the extinction of native rule just under three millennia later. Some, such as Thutmose III, had a major impact on their ...


The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture and History
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The Middle Eastern bazaar is much more than a context for commerce: the studies in this book illustrate that markets, regardless of their location, scale, and permanency, have also played important cultural roles within their societies, reflecting historical evolution, industrial development, social ...


The Regency of Tunis, 1535-1666: Genesis of an Ottoman Province in the Maghreb
Leila Temime Blili
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A new history of Ottoman TunisThe first Ottoman conquest of Tunis took place in 1534 under the command of Kheireddine Barbarossa. However, it was not until 1574 that the Ottomans finally wrested control of the former Hafsid Ifriqiya (modern-day Tunisia), retaining it until the French occupation of Tunisia ...


The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground was Built and How it Changed the City Forever
Christian Wolmar
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The dramatic story of the men who made the world's first, and still the largest, underground passenger railway: one of the most impressive engineering achievements in history.


Richard III
C Skidmore
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"First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, an imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, an Hachette UK company; First U.S. Edition: April 2018."


The Art of More: how mathematics created civilisation
Michael Brooks
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Bestselling science writer Michael Brooks takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of civilisation, as he explains why maths is fundamental to our understanding of the world.

1, 2, 3 ... ? The untrained brain isn't wired for maths; beyond the number 3, it just sees 'more'. So why bother ...

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