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John Devoy's Catalpa Expedition

by Philip Fennell and Marie King New York University Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780814727744
Format:
Pb+ 225 pages

The story of John Devoy’s 1876 Catalpa rescue is a tale of heroism, creativity, and the triumph of independent spirit in pursuit...

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Friendly Fire: The Accidental Shootdown of US Black Hawks over Northern Iraq

by Scott A Snook Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
01/2002
ISBN:
9780691095189
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

On April 14, 1994, two U.S. Air Force F-15 fighters accidentally shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopters over Northern...

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Little History of the United States

by James Davidson Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223484
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most...

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Liberty or Death: The French Revolution

by Peter McPhee Yale University Press
Pub Date:
07/2017
ISBN:
9780300228694
Format:
Pb+ 488 pages

A strikingly new account of the impact of the French Revolution in Paris, across the French countryside, and around the globe. The...

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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

by John McAleer and Nigel Rigby Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300207248
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

British Royal Navy Captain James Cook’s voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement,...

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Crime Museum Uncovered: Inside Scotland Yard's Special Collection

by Jackie Keily and Julia Hoffbrand Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781781300411
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

This October – for the first time ever – never-before-seen-objects from the Metropolitan Police’s Crime Museum will go on public...

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Marie–Antoinette

by Helene Delalex, Alexandre Maral and Nicolas Milovanovic J. Paul Getty Museum
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9781606064832
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

An intimate glimpse into the public and private world of one of history's most famous- and infamous-queens Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793)...

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Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History

by David Christian University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780520271449
Format:
Pb+ 672 pages

An introduction to a new way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time to the present...

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Alexander the Great and His Empire: A Short Introduction

by Pierre Briant Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2012
ISBN:
9780691154459
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

This is the first publication in English of Pierre Briant's classic short history of Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian...

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First Casualty: The War Correspondent as Hero and Myth Maker from the Crimea to Iraq 3ed

by Phillip Knightley Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2004
ISBN:
9780801880308
Format:
Pbk 608 pages

''The first casualty when war comes, is truth,'' said American Senator Hiram Johnson in 1917. In his gripping, now-classic history...

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Tea, Coffee and Chocolate: How We Fell in Love with Caffeine

by Melanie King Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781851244065
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

There are few things in the world more pleasing than a decadent cup of hot chocolate, a steaming mug of one's favorite tea, or...

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Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam

by John A Nagl University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
09/2005
ISBN:
9780226567709
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, Lieutenant Colonel...

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House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

by Yuri Slezkine Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780691176949
Format:
Hbk 1128 pages

The House of Government is unlike any other book about the Russian Revolution and the Soviet experiment. Written in the tradition...

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History of Central Asia: The Age of the Silk Roads (Volume 2)

by Christoph Baumer I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9781780768328
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

The Age of the Silk Roads (c 200 BC- c 900 AD) shaped the course of the future. The foundation by the Han dynasty of an extensive...

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Thebaid: Seven Against Thebes

by Publius Papinius Statius Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2007
ISBN:
9780801886362
Format:
Pb+ 432 pages

A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus — Polynices and...

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