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We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land

We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land

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Author: Jimmy Carter Description: For the last three decades, as president of the United States and as founder of …

Fire In The City

Fire In The City

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Author: Lauro Martines Emeritus Professor of European History at University of California. Description: The aut…

Monasteries

Monasteries

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Author Parragon Description There is a strong public interest in topics related to theology, retreat centres an…

Shakespeare the Player: A Life in the Theatre

Shakespeare the Player: A Life in the Theatre

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John Southworth Of Shakespeare's life, one vital factor has been overlooked; his profession as a player. The author a…

The Spy Within

The Spy Within

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Covers Larry Chin and China's penetration of the CIA Tod Hoffman…

In Search for the South Pole

In Search for the South Pole

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Kari Herbert,  A century after Amundsen's triumph and Scott's tragedy, our fascination with Antarctica endures. This…

Angkor Sketches

Angkor Sketches

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Gregory Byrne Bracken A World Heritage Site since 1992, this ruined city s beautiful buildings, constructed by genera…

Living in Morocco

Living in Morocco

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Landt Dennis Living in Morocco celebrates the arts of a country at the height of a cultural renaissance, a land where…

TIME : The Middle East

TIME : The Middle East

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Editor Kelly Knuauer and Time Journalists Foreword by former President Jimmy Carter assessing today's Middle East. …

The First Freedom: A History of Free Speech

The First Freedom: A History of Free Speech

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Robert Hargreaves, This book tackles the subject of free speech and the people who kept free speech alive through per…

Mandela

Mandela

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Mac Maharaj The Authorised Portrait - the narrative of his epic journey to freedom is accompanied by the most complet…

The Blair Years

The Blair Years

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The Alastair Campbell Diaries Alastair Campbell A revelatory account of Tony Blair’s tumultuous leadership, The …

Asia's Cauldron

Asia's Cauldron

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Robert D. Kaplan The South China Sea and the end of a stable Pacific. In view of China's moves in recent year a very …

I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches

I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches

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Ferdie Addis, I Dare Say: Great Speeches that Changed the World is comprised of the world's most powerful speeches d…

A Spy Among Friends

A Spy Among Friends

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Ben Macintyre, Told with heart-pounding suspense and keen psychological insight, and based on personal papers and nev…

The True German

The True German

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The Diary of a World War II Military Judge A unique document, praised for its singular candor and uncommon insight in…

Escape from North Korea

Escape from North Korea

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Melanie Kirkpatrick The untold story of Asia's Underground Railroad This is a book about North Koreans quest for l…

Shakespeare's Restless World

Shakespeare's Restless World

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Neil MacGregor, A portrait of an era in twenty objects. In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction Neil M…

British Army Nurse in the Korean War

British Army Nurse in the Korean War

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Shadows of the Far Forgotten E. J. McNair Jilly McNair saw 18 months active service as a Queen Alexandra's nurse i…

Strange Rebels

Strange Rebels

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Christian Caryl, Weaving the story of each of these counterrevolutions into a brisk, gripping narrative, Strange Reb…

My Isl@m

My Isl@m

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Amir Ahmad Nasr, How fundamentalism stole my mind - and doubt freed my soul My Isl@m is a fascinating prelude to t…

The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters

The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters

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Gregory Zuckerman, Things looked grim for American energy in 2006, but a handful of wildcatters weredetermined to tap…

Dealing With China

Dealing With China

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Henry M. Paulson, The former Treasury Secretary gives his view of the development in China having worked at introduci…

The Clans and Tartans of Scotland

The Clans and Tartans of Scotland

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Peter Stewart A guide to Scottish Family Names and the tartan patterns that belong to each clan. 144 pages, 105 x …

Twilight of the Gods

Twilight of the Gods

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THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE GERMAN GENERAL STAFF IN WORLD WAR II David Stone In this new and comprehensive study, …

Power Struggle over Afghanistan

Power Struggle over Afghanistan

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An Inside Look at What Went Wrong--and What We Can Do to Repair the Damage. Kai Eide Based on the author's own con…

Wanting War

Wanting War

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What the Bush Administration Invaded Iraq Jeffrey Record The first comprehensive analysis of the often contradicto…

INSIDE ISIS

INSIDE ISIS

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Benjamin Hall The brutal rise of a terrorist army. Hall provides insights by answering the basic questions - Who are …

Beyond the Call

Beyond the Call

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The True Story of One World War II Pilot's Covert Mission to Rescue POWs on the Eastern Front The Red Army had pushed…

The Emperor's Shadow

The Emperor's Shadow

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Anne Whitehead Anne Whitehead brings to life Napoleon's time on St Helena and the web of connections around the globe…

Counting one's Blessing: Selected Letters of the Queen Mother

Counting one's Blessing:  Selected Letters of the Queen Mother

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William Shawcross One of the revelations of William Shawcross's official biography of the Queen Mother was her private …

The Spy Who Loved

The Spy Who Loved

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Clare Mulley In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessive colleague in a hotel in South Kensington. Her name wa…

Vikings

Vikings

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Scholastic Now you can look at all the coolest bits of Viking history. Examine a Viking longship. Meet the terrifying…

Another Man's War

Another Man's War

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Barnaby Phillips Barnaby Phillips writes about humanity and compassion from the perspective of a Nigerian soldier who…

Henrietta Maria

Henrietta Maria

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Alison Plowden This biography tells the story of the passionate and courageous wife of Charles I, the difficulties of…

Silence

Silence

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Shusaku Endo (Author),‎ Martin Scorsese (Foreword) Seventeenth-century Japan: Two Portuguese Jesuit priests tr…

Natural Histories

Natural Histories

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Edited by Tom Baione Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library (one of the largest natu…

FARTHER

FARTHER

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Grahame Baker Smith When a father who dreams of flying goes off to war and does not return, his son decides to make t…

The Fires of Spring

The Fires of Spring

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Shelly Culbertson The Fires of Spring tells the story by weaving together a sense of place, insight about issues of o…

Once Upon a Time in Russia

Once Upon a Time in Russia

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Ben Mezrich The New York Times bestselling author of Bringing Down the House and The Accidental Billionaires te…

Once a Shepherd

Once a Shepherd

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Glenda Millard Once a Shepherd evokes the reality of war in a way young children can understand, while fostering a de…

1924: The Year That Made Hitler

1924: The Year That Made Hitler

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Peter Ross Range Adolf Hitler spent 1924 away from society and surrounded by co-conspirators of the failed Beer Hall …

Shanghai Grand

Shanghai Grand

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Taras Grescoe On the eve of WWII, the foreign controlled port of Shanghai was the rendezvous for the twentieth centur…

Out of Captivity: Surviving 1967 Days in the Colombian Jungle

Out of Captivity: Surviving 1967 Days in the Colombian Jungle

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Mark Gonsalves Describes how the plane carrying the three American civilian contractors crash-landed in Colombia, the…

Killing Kennedy

Killing Kennedy

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Bill O' Reilly This is the sequel to the million-selling "Killing Lincoln": a thrilling new history of the assassina…

Abraham Lincoln - Quotable Wisdom

Abraham Lincoln - Quotable Wisdom

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Edited by Carol Kelly-Gangi From Abraham Lincoln's early years on the Kentucky frontier to the heartrending brillianc…

Struggle for Sea Power

Struggle for Sea Power

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Sam Willis In The Struggle for Sea Power, Sam Willis traces every key military event in the path to American Independ…

The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope

The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope

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Austen Ivereigh An expansive and deeply contextual work, at its heart this book is about the intersection of faith an…

Battle Royale

Battle Royale

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Hugh Bicheno Charting a clear course through the dynastic and factional complexities of fifteenth-century power polit…

Beda

Beda

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Henrietta Leyser Concentrating on Bede himself (our most valuable historical source on Anglo Saxon England, and autho…

Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder

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Laura J. Snyder The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we …

The King is Dead

The King is Dead

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Suzannah  Lipscomb Henry's will is one of the most intriguing and contested documents in British history. Historians…

11 Days in August

11 Days in August

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Matther Cobb Based largely on unpublished archive material, including secret conversations, coded messages, diaries a…

20th Century 100 Moments

20th Century 100 Moments

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Akim Reinhardt and Heather Rounds The Twentieth Century in 100 Moments A Visual History groups and explains the most …

A History of Architecture

A History of Architecture

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Gaynor Aaltonen This book takes a birds eye view of architecture in time, and explores the different ways architects …

Tail Gunner

Tail Gunner

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Squadron Leader R.C. Rivaz Tail Gunner is unique among wartime memoirs, as it was written within months of the events…

Piercing the Fog of War

Piercing the Fog of War

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Brian Steed Drawing upon twenty years of studying, teaching, and applying military history, Steed develops an underst…

All Behind You, Winston

All Behind You, Winston

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Roger Hermiston Roger Hermiston tells the story of the men - and women - who steered Britain through its darkest hour…

Horrible History: Terrible Timeline

Horrible History: Terrible Timeline

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Terry Deary It's time to explore the horrible history of the world! From the Savage Stone Age to the Terrifying 20th …

Horrible Histories: Terrifying Tudor

Horrible Histories: Terrifying Tudor

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Terry Deary A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and put…

Hue 1968

Hue 1968

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Mark Bowden The first battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down, Hue 19…

The Crossing of Antarctica

The Crossing of Antarctica

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George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones The first crossing of Antarctica in 1957/58 by the Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by…

Leningrad - Siege and Symphony

Leningrad - Siege and Symphony

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Brian Moynahan The story of the Great City terrorized by Stalin, starved by Hitler, immortalised by Shostakovich. Sho…

The Tudors

The Tudors

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Jane Bingham The book is a highly readable account of a fascinating era - an era that witnessed barbaric public execu…

Operation Mercury

Operation Mercury

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John Sadler Involving Australian, New Zealanders, Greek and British Forces.Detailed study of a brief but bloody campa…

The Longest Kill

The Longest Kill

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Craig Harrison Sni In this unflinching autobiography, Craig catapults us into the heat of the action as he describes …

The China Mirage

The China Mirage

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James Bradley In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's engagement in Asia. …

Zero Night

Zero Night

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Mark Felton The first author to tackle this remarkable story in detail, historian Mark Felton brilliantly evokes the …

13 Hours: The Inside Account

13 Hours: The Inside Account

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Mitchell Zuckoff 13 HOURS presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, wh…

Time: Thomas Edison: His Electrifying Life

Time: Thomas Edison: His Electrifying Life

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The Editors of Time As TIME" demonstrates here, Thomas Edison was the uber-Steve Jobs of his day, advancing the techn…

Indestructible: One Man's Rescue

Indestructible: One Man's Rescue

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John R. Bruning When hostilities erupted in December 1941, Pappy Gunn was living in Manila with his family, working a…

Voyages of Discovery

Voyages of Discovery

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David Boyle Covers major explorations from Diaz and Vasco da Gama in 1492 to 1780 with Captain James Cook's explorati…

Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure

Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure

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Fergus Fleming Combining firsthand accounts with original images in vintage black and white and brilliant color, The …

How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution

How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution

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Larry Schweikart From the moment Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the White House until very late on Election…

Missions Impossible: Extraordinary Stories of Daring and Courage

Missions Impossible: Extraordinary Stories of Daring and Courage

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EXTRAORDINARY STORIES OF DARING AND COURAGE Hazel Flynn 110 incredible true stories torn from the pages of history…

For the Glory

For the Glory

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Duncan Hamilton The untold and inspiring story of Eric Liddell, hero of Chariots of Fire, from his Olympic medal to h…

Argo

Argo

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Antonio Mendez On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of A…

Avenue of Spies

Avenue of Spies

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Alex Kershaw The best-selling author of "The Liberator" brings to life the incredible true story of an American docto…

Beyond Courage

Beyond Courage

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The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust Doreen Rappaport In a stirring chronicle, Doreen Rappap…

The Marx Brothers Encyclopedia

The Marx Brothers Encyclopedia

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Glenn Mitchell Presented in accessible A-to-Z format, this handy reference to the wonderfully entertaining comedic fa…

Go Directly to Jail

Go Directly to Jail

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Gene Healy The American criminal justice system is becoming ever more centralized and punitive, owing to rampant fe…

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