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King Pōtatau by Pei Te Hurinui Jones

King Pōtatau

Pei Te Hurinui Jones

eBook

"This history of Pōtatau Te Wherowhero details all the events of [his] life from about 1775 to his death in 1860, including his status as Lord of the Waikato and the famous battles and conflicts with other tribes, the raising up of Pōtatau as the [first]...

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King Pōtatau by Pei Te Hurinui Jones

King Pōtatau

Pei Te Hurinui Jones

eBook

"This history of Pōtatau Te Wherowhero details all the events of [his] life from about 1775 to his death in 1860, including his status as Lord of the Waikato and the famous battles and conflicts with other tribes, the raising up of Pōtatau as the [first]...

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The university is closed for open day by Stephen Knight

The university is closed for open day

Stephen Knight

eBook

Where is analysis in this age of banal tweets and narcissistic comments? Stephen Knight turns his modernly analytical and historically aware mind to current attitudes and actions in need of serious examination. What is the impact of the bush myth on ...

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Legacy by Thomas Harding

Legacy

Thomas Harding

eBook

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Crucible by Charles Emmerson

Crucible

Charles Emmerson

eBook

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First to fight by Roger Moorhouse

First to fight

Roger Moorhouse

eBook

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Information hunters by Kathy Lee Peiss

Information hunters

Kathy Lee Peiss

eBook

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52 times Britain was a bellend  by James Felton

52 times Britain was a bellend

James Felton

Book

Twitter hero James Felton brings you the painfully funny history of Britain you were never taught at school, fully illustrated and chronicling 52 of the most ludicrous, weird and downright 'baddie' things we Brits* have done to the world since time i...

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The Vikings  by Sam Willis

The Vikings

Sam Willis

Book

Histories of the Unexpected not only presents a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveals the world around us as never before. Traditionally, the Vikings have been understood in a straightforward way - but the period really comes alive if you...

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Ancient Greece  by Thomas R. Martin

Ancient Greece

Thomas R. Martin

Book

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De animales a dioses by Yuval N. Harari

De animales a dioses

Yuval N. Harari

eBook

De la mano de uno de los historiadores más interesantes de la actualidad, he aquí la fascinante interpretación de Yuval Noah Harari sobre la historia de la humanidad. Bestseller nacional e internacional, este libro explora las formas en que la biología...

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Things with a history by Héctor Hoyos Ayala

Things with a history

Héctor Hoyos Ayala

eBook

"The 'New Materialism,' as developed by such thinkers and critics as Bruno Latour, Jane Bennett, Elizabeth Grosz, and others, have provided new ways of thinking about the relationship of humans to the material world, the division of nature and culture,...

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Reborn by Susan Sontag

Reborn

Susan Sontag

eBook

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The hidden history of Burma by author Thant Myint-U

The hidden history of Burma

author Thant Myint-U

eAudiobook

Precariously positioned between China and India, Burma's population has suffered dictatorship, natural disaster, and the dark legacies of colonial rule. But when decades of military dictatorship finally ended and internationally beloved Nobel laureate...

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The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Rob Mundle

The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rob Mundle

eAudiobook

One evening in May 1945, a small group of Sydney sailing enthusiasts decided that their planned post-Christmas cruise south to Hobart would be more enjoyable if they made it a race. And so began the story of a contest that quickly became ranked among...

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SPQR by Mary Beard

SPQR

Mary Beard

eAudiobook

Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strike a chord with us. And its debates abou...

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The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

Rebecca Skloot

eAudiobook

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta's family...

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Nature's mutiny by Philipp Blom

Nature's mutiny

Philipp Blom

eBook

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Godless by Paul Ham

Godless

Paul Ham

eBook

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Mafia by William Balsamo

Mafia

William Balsamo

eBook

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The crown by Robert Lacey

The crown

Robert Lacey

eBook

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Norse in the North Atlantic  by Ryan Sines

Norse in the North Atlantic

Ryan Sines

Book

Horned helmets. Pirates. Murderers. The Vikings are often depicted as fierce invaders who straddle the line between barbarians and civilized people. However, the Norse spread throughout Europe and Asia during the Middle Ages, taking with them new ideas....

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Women of the Raj  by Margaret MacMillan

Women of the Raj

Margaret MacMillan

Book

The apparent glamour of the Indian Raj continues to fascinate long after the British quit the subcontinent. But along with the beauty of the Indian landscape and the privilege of servants and holidays in hill stations, British women in that vanished ...

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The Romans  by Sam Willis

The Romans

Sam Willis

Book

Histories of the Unexpected not only presents a new way of thinking about the past, but also reveals the world around us as never before. Traditionally, the Romans have been understood in a straightforward way but the period really comes alive if you...

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Midnight in Samarra  by Frank Gregory Ford

Midnight in Samarra

Frank Gregory Ford

Book

The riveting, exclusive true story of an Iraq whistleblower who continues to be betrayed by his country, as told by an international bestselling author. Gregory Ford, an intelligence agent and medic, was in Iraq for only a short time - from the invasion...

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Attlee and Churchill  by Leo McKinstry

Attlee and Churchill

Leo McKinstry

Book

Throughout history there have been many long-running rivalries between party leaders, but there has never been a connection like that between Churchill and Attlee. Brought together in the epoch-making circumstances of the Second World War, they forged...

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The Cartiers by Francesca Cartier Brickell

The Cartiers

Francesca Cartier Brickell

eAudiobook

"An enchanting jewel of a book."--Douglas Smith, author of Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy The captivating story of the family behind Cartier and the three brothers who turned their grandfather's humble Parisian jewelry store...

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Setting the rising sun by Kevin A. Mahoney

Setting the rising sun

Kevin A. Mahoney

eAudiobook

By the summer of 1945, Adm. Bull Halsey's U.S. Third Fleet had fought its way far enough in the Pacific that its carrier-based fighters could launch attacks on Japan itself in preparation for the invasion of the home islands, planned for the fall of 1945....

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Mrs Escobar by Victoria Eugenia Henao

Mrs Escobar

Victoria Eugenia Henao

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin.The closest you'll ever get to the most infamous drug kingpin in modern history, told by the person who stood by his sideThe story of Pablo Escobar, one of the wealthiest, powerful and violent criminals of all time has fascinated...

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The bee and the acorn by Paula S. Wallace

The bee and the acorn

Paula S. Wallace

eAudiobook

"In 1977, the world was ready for something new," writes Savannah College of Art and Design president and founder Paula Wallace. "All around us, dreamers were dreaming up new ideas: Star Wars, The Clash, Apple. I was nearing thirty and... wondered if...

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Please gamble irresponsibly by Titus O'Reily

Please gamble irresponsibly

Titus O'Reily

eAudiobook

Australians will gamble on anything, from two flies crawling up a wall to less important things like federal elections.Thanks to the internet, mobile phones and gambling tax loving Federal and State governments, Australians can indulge their love of a...

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The travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo

The travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo

eAudiobook

The Travels of Marco Polo is the classic account of Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice, and his discoveries as an emissary to the great Kublai Khan. Polo explores everywhere from Baghdad, Armenia and Russia to the Caspian Sea, the Gobi Desert and...

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Disney's land by Richard Snow

Disney's land

Richard Snow

eAudiobook

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park that became at once the greatest piece of urban design in the United States and the world's most prosperous tourist attraction, as told like...

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A pocket history of human evolution by Silvana Condemi

A pocket history of human evolution

Silvana Condemi

eAudiobook

Why aren't we more like other apes? How did we win the evolutionary race? Find out how "wise" Homo sapiens really are. Prehistory has never been more exciting: New discoveries are overturning long-held theories left and right. Stone tools in Australia...

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Religion as we know it by Jack Miles

Religion as we know it

Jack Miles

eAudiobook

A brief, beautiful invitation to the study of religion from a Pulitzer Prize winner How did our forebears begin to think about religion as a distinct domain, separate from other activities that were once inseparable from it' Starting at the birth of....

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The women who made New York by Julie Scelfo

The women who made New York

Julie Scelfo

eAudiobook

An illuminating, elegant history of New York City, told through the stories of the women who made it the most exciting and influential metropolis in the worldRead any history of New York City and you will read about men. You will read about men who w...

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Three days at the brink by Bret Baier

Three days at the brink

Bret Baier

eAudiobook

From the #1 bestselling author of Three Days in Moscow and anchor of Fox News Channel's Special Report with Bret Baier, a gripping history of the secret meeting that set the stage for victory in World War II-the now-forgotten 1943 Tehran Conference, ...

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Vicksburg by Donald L. Miller

Vicksburg

Donald L. Miller

eAudiobook

The astonishing story of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S. Grant the most impo...

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The new Negro by Jeffrey C. Stewart

The new Negro

Jeffrey C. Stewart

eAudiobook

In The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, Jeffrey C. Stewart offers the definitive biography of the father of the Harlem Renaissance, based on the extant primary sources of his life and on interviews with those who knew him personally.

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Learning from the Germans by Susan Neiman

Learning from the Germans

Susan Neiman

eAudiobook

In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman's Learning from the Germans delivers an urgently needed perspective...

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The Tudors  by Sam Willis

The Tudors

Sam Willis

Book

At Histories of the Unexpected, we believe that everything has a history - even the most unexpected of subjects - and that everything links together in unexpected ways. We believe that the history of the itch, the history of crawling, the history of clouds,...

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Deception  by Chris (Christopher) Hale

Deception

Chris (Christopher) Hale

Book

In the spring of 1944, Adolf Hitler ordered German troops to occupy Hungary. A special SS unit led by Adolf Eichmann arrived in Budapest. Its purpose? To deport hundreds of thousands of Hungarian Jews to the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. They...

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The last goodbye  by Matt Potter

The last goodbye

Matt Potter

Book

Matt Potter tells the story of the resignation letter, and its relationship to key moments in history. It's a story full of love, self-deception, lone stands, bloody knives, betrayal, honour, disgrace, disgust, thwarted ambition and shattered hopes. ...

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The best people  by Alexander Nazaryan

The best people

Alexander Nazaryan

Book

An engrossing look at the Trump cabinet: the scandals, the incompetence, the assault on the federal government, the bungled attempts to impose order on an administration lost in a chaos of its own making. Donald Trump promised a return to national gr...

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Big sister, little sister, red sister  by Jung Chang

Big sister, little sister, red sister

Jung Chang

Book

The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that ‘One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country’,...

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Disney's land by Richard Snow

Disney's land

Richard Snow

eBook

"By the early 1950s Walt Disney's great achievements in animation were behind him, and he was increasingly bored by the two-dimensional film medium. He wanted to work in three, to build an entirely new sort of amusement park, one that relied more on ...

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1973 by Andrew Grant Jackson

1973

Andrew Grant Jackson

eBook

"A fascinating account of the music and epic social change of 1973, a defining year for David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Elton John, the Rolling Stones, Eagles, Elvis Presley, and the former members of The Beatles. 1973 was the year rock hit...

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Past caring?

Past caring?

eBook

Are women past caring? Care is essential to social relationships and individual well-being. It is woven into New Zealand's key social institutions, such as the family, and is also embedded in societal expectations around state provision of health and...

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The lost road and other writings by J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien

The lost road and other writings

J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkie...

eBook

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Bedlam by Paul Chambers

Bedlam

Paul Chambers

eBook

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In the shadow of justice by Katrina Forrester

In the shadow of justice

Katrina Forrester

eBook

"In the Shadow of Justice tells the story of how liberal political philosophy was transformed in the second half of the twentieth century under the influence of John Rawls. In this first-ever history of contemporary liberal theory, Katrina Forrester shows...

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Trinity by F. E. Close

Trinity

F. E. Close

eBook

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The Cartiers by Francesca Cartier Brickell

The Cartiers

Francesca Cartier Brickell

eBook

"The captivating story of the family behind the Cartier empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather's humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon - as told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family....

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King of the world by Philip Mansel

King of the world

Philip Mansel

eBook

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They called us enemy by George Takei

They called us enemy

George Takei

eBook

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale ...

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Children's Homes by Peter Higginbotham

Children's Homes

Peter Higginbotham

eBook

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The Elite by Ranulph Fiennes

The Elite

Ranulph Fiennes

eBook

Five thousand years of military history. The best elite unites that have fought across the globe. Their story told by acclaimed adventurer and ex-SAS officer, Ranulph Fiennes. Throughout human history the art of warfare has evolved into many forms ac...

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The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Rodham. Clinton

The Book of Gutsy Women

Hillary Rodham. Clinton

eBook

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them?women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. She couldn't have been more than seven or eight...

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The war for America's soul  by Sebastian Gorka

The war for America's soul

Sebastian Gorka

Book

On one side are American patriots, dedicated to freedom under the Constitution; on the other side are leftists campaigning not just to win elections, but to radically transform the nation. In this political war for the soul of our country, America's ...

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Retreat from Moscow  by David Stahel

Retreat from Moscow

David Stahel

Book

Germany's winter campaign of 1941-1942 is commonly seen as its first defeat. In Retreat from Moscow, a bold, gripping account of one of the seminal moments of World War II, David Stahel argues that instead it was its first strategic success in the East....

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Still lives  by Marilyn Garson

Still lives

Marilyn Garson

Book

"Four years, two wars and one most unlikely social enterprise. Marilyn Garson was an experienced aid professional who created jobs at the edge of war. In 2011, she was invited to move to the Gaza Strip. Friends warned her that nothing worked behind the...

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The spy who tried to stop a war  by Marcia Mitchell

The spy who tried to stop a war

Marcia Mitchell

Book

In January 2003, 28-year-old GCHQ translator Katharine Gun received an email from the US National Security Agency that would turn her world upside down. The message requested Katharine's assistance in co-ordinating an illegal US-UK spy operation which...

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Engineers of victory  by Paul M. Kennedy

Engineers of victory

Paul M. Kennedy

Book

"In Engineers of Vioctory, Paul Kennedy reveals the role of the problem-solvers and middle-men who made it happen - such as Major-General Perry Hobart, who invented the 'funny tanks' which flattened the D-Day beaches, or Captain 'Johnny' Walker, who worked...

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Ancient Assyria  by Karen Radner

Ancient Assyria

Karen Radner

Book

Assyria was one of the most influential kingdoms of the Ancient Near East. In this Very Short Introduction, Karen Radner sketches the history of Assyria from city state to empire, from the early 2nd millennium BC to the end of the 7th century BC. Since...

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Haylock's Grehan Mill Akaroa  by P. R. (Paul Richard) Dingwall

Haylock's Grehan Mill Akaroa

P. R. (Paul Richard) Dingwall

Book

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The missing lands  by Freddy Silva

The missing lands

Freddy Silva

Book

It has been a mystery how humans suddenly 'discovered' civilization around 8000 BC. But ask indigenous people the world over and they will state that, 12,000 years ago -- during a period called the Younger Dryas -- another culture lived alongside the...

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Exploring megalithic Europe  by Julian Heath

Exploring megalithic Europe

Julian Heath

Book

From the Mediterranean to the colder climes of Scandinavia, this book takes readers on a journey through Europe, examining its diverse range of megalithic monuments, also looking at what insights these remarkable structures may provide into the ancie...

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Post wall, post square  by Kristina Spohr

Post wall, post square

Kristina Spohr

Book

This landmark global study makes us rethink what happened when the Cold War ended and our present era was born. The world changed dramatically as the Berlin Wall fell and protest turned to massacre in Tiananmen Square. Now, with deft analysis and a wealth...

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Erdogan's empire  by Soner Çaǧaptay

Erdogan's empire

Soner Çaǧaptay

Book

Gradually since 2003, Turkey's autocratic leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sought to make Turkey a great power -- in the tradition of past Turkish leaders from the late Ottoman sultans to Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Here the leading authority...

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Atlas of vanishing places  by Travis Elborough

Atlas of vanishing places

Travis Elborough

Book

Maps offer us a chance to see not just how our world looks today, but how it once looked. But what about the places that are no longer mapped? Cities forgotten under the dust of newly settled land? Rivers and seas whose changing shape has shifted the...

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Major & Mrs Holt's definitive battlefield guide to the D-Day Normandy landing beaches  by Tonie Holt

Major & Mrs Holt's definitive battlefield guide to the D-Day Normandy landing beaches

Tonie Holt

Book

Already the best-selling English-language guide to the area, universally known as THE BIBLE, this is the 75th anniversary, completely revised, up-to-date, much expanded edition of the DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE D-DAY NORMANDY LANDING BEACHES. The third in...

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Young romantics by Daisy Hay

Young romantics

Daisy Hay

eBook

Focuses on the network of writers and readers who gathered around Percy Bysshe Shelley and the campaigning journalist Leigh Hunt. They included Lord Byron, John Keats, and Mary Shelley, as well as a host of lesser-known figures: Mary Shelley's stepsister...

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The Pacific by Hugh Ambrose

The Pacific

Hugh Ambrose

eBook

'The Pacific' describes the extraordinary true stories of four U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy carrier pilot fighting in the Pacific region during World War II.

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So much to tell by Valerie Grove

So much to tell

Valerie Grove

eBook

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Operation mincemeat by Ben Macintyre

Operation mincemeat

Ben Macintyre

eBook

From the acclaimed author of "Agent Zigzag" comes an extraordinary account of the most successful deception--and certainly the strangest--ever carried out in World War II, one that changed the prospects for an Allied victory. The purpose of the plan-...

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Eddie Norman and 25 Battalion  by Elizabeth Kay

Eddie Norman and 25 Battalion

Elizabeth Kay

Book

When World War Two broke out, three theological students left their college in Auckland to the sound of bagpipes and volunteered to fight. Eddie Norman, aged 22 from Hawke's Bay, was one of them. A natural leader, his first experience of action was at...

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The last days of the High Seas Fleet  by Nicholas Jellicoe

The last days of the High Seas Fleet

Nicholas Jellicoe

Book

Analyzes the fleet mutiny in the last months of the War that precipitated a social revolution in Germany and the eventual collapse of the will to fight. The Armistice terms imposed the humiliation of virtual surrender on the High Seas Fleet, and the ...

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Renia's diary  by Renia Spiegel

Renia's diary

Renia Spiegel

Book

July 15, 1942, Wednesday. Remember this day; remember it well. You will tell generations to come. Since 8 o'clock today we have been shut away in the ghetto. I live here now. The world is separated from me and I'm separated from the world. Renia is a...

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Lives reclaimed  by Mark Roseman

Lives reclaimed

Mark Roseman

Book

Lives Reclaimed tells an extraordinary story of resistance against the Nazi regime and help for Jews in the Third Reich. Still largely unknown today, 'The Bund' were a small left-wing group based in Germany's industrial heartland. Initially preoccupied...

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Singing the trail  by John McCrystal

Singing the trail

John McCrystal

Book

The very first maps were oral maps made by early Polynesian and Maori settlers which were waypoints, described as 'survey pegs of memory', lists of places in songs, chants, karakia and stories that showed direction. Hundreds of years later, the Dutch...

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The hidden Nazi  by Dean Reuter

The hidden Nazi

Dean Reuter

Book

He's the worst Nazi war criminal you've never heard of. Sidekick to SS Chief Heinrich Himmler and supervisor of Nazi rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, General Hans Kammler was responsible for the construction of Hitler's slave labor sites and conce...

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Three days at the brink  by Bret Baier

Three days at the brink

Bret Baier

Book

November 1943: World War II teetered in the balance. The Nazis controlled nearly all of the European continent. Japan dominated the Pacific. Allied successes at Sicily and Guadalcanal had gained modest ground but at an extraordinary cost. On the Eastern...

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Guts 'n gunships  by Mark (Mark V.) Garrison

Guts 'n gunships

Mark (Mark V.) Garrison

Book

Mark Garrison recounts his experiences from being on the short list for the draft during the Vietnam War, to signing up to be a helicopter pilot, and his tour of duty with the Crocodiles and Alligators of the 119th Assault Helicopter Company.

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The fortress  by Alexander Watson

The fortress

Alexander Watson

Book

In the autumn of 1914 Europe was at war. The battling powers had already suffered casualties on a scale previously unimaginable. On both the Western and Eastern fronts elaborate war plans lay in ruins and had been discarded in favour of desperate...

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First to fight  by Roger Moorhouse

First to fight

Roger Moorhouse

Book

The Second World War began on 1 September 1939, when German tanks, trucks and infantry crossed the Polish border, and the Luftwaffe began bombing Poland’s cities. The Polish army fought bravely but could not withstand an attacker superior in numbers ...

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Crucible  by Charles Emmerson

Crucible

Charles Emmerson

Book

The gripping story of the years that ended the Great War and launched Europe and America onto the roller coaster of the twentieth century, Crucible is filled with all-too-human tales of exuberant dreams, dark fears, and the absurdities of chance. In ...

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Radicals, resistance, and revenge  by Jeanine Pirro

Radicals, resistance, and revenge

Jeanine Pirro

Book

Donald Trump's presidency has been under siege from the Left and its Deep State fellow travelers who have concocted an outrageous case of conspiracy with Russia to keep Trump from securing America's borders, reviving the nation's economy, and restoring...

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A short history of London  by Simon Jenkins

A short history of London

Simon Jenkins

Book

London: a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This unremarkable place - not even included in the Domesday Book - became a medieval maze of alleys and courtyards, later to be chequered...

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A history of Crete  by Chris Moorey

A history of Crete

Chris Moorey

Book

Known by the Greeks as 'Megalonisos', the ̀Great Island', Crete has been of paramount strategic importance for thousands of years thanks to its location close to the junction of three continents and the heart of the eastern Mediterranean. The island has...

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D-Day hour by hour  by Marc Laurenceau

D-Day hour by hour

Marc Laurenceau

Book

This book explores more than 350 specific instances on D-Day, the starting point for the liberation of Western Europe. Marc Laurenceau makes us relive Operation Overlord hour by hour and minute by minute. These chronological "snapshots" enlighten us on...

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Autumn light  by Pico Iyer

Autumn light

Pico Iyer

Book

From one of our most astute observers of human nature, a far-reaching exploration of Japanese history and culture and a moving meditation on impermanence, mortality, and grief. For years, Pico Iyer has split his time between California and Nara, Japan,...

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The new silk roads  by Peter Frankopan

The new silk roads

Peter Frankopan

Book

When The Silk Roads was published in 2015, it became an instant classic. A major reassessment of world history, it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective. The New Silk Roads brings this story up to date, addressing the present and...

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The wars of the roses  by Hugh Bicheno

The wars of the roses

Hugh Bicheno

Book

The Wars of the Roses were a prolonged brawl over an inheritance by a deeply dysfunctional extended family. The inheritance in question was the throne of England; the story is one of unbridled ambition and murderous treachery. From the 1450s, when the...

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Lost letters from Vienna  by Sue Course

Lost letters from Vienna

Sue Course

Book

In 1977, Sue Course discovered a box of airmail letters in the dark recesses of a cupboard, written in German. Her German was rusty, but she could see that most were from her parents and grandparents and were written from the time of the Nazi invasion...

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Pākehā settlements in a Māori world  by Ian W. G. Smith

Pākehā settlements in a Māori world

Ian W. G. Smith

Book

"Introducing general readers to New Zealand archaeology, Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World tells the story of the first European encounters with a new land. This is a fascinating approach to history through material culture, documenting a period of...

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