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Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard

by Guy de la Bedoyere Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2017
ISBN:
9780300218954
Format:
Hbk 344 pages

Founded by Augustus around 27 B.C., the elite Praetorian Guard was tasked with the protection of the emperor and his family. As...

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Machiavelli: A Portrait

by Christopher S Celenza Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780674416123
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

“Machiavellian” - used to describe the ruthless cunning of the power-obsessed and the pitiless - is never meant as a compliment....

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Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria’s Great Merchant City

by Philip Mansel I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9781784534615
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

Aleppo lies in ruins, a casualty of Syria’s brutal civil war. Its streets are cloaked in darkness, its population scattered, its...

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Scottish Family Tree Detective: Tracing Your Ancestors in Scotland

by Rosemary Bigwood Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
11/2006
ISBN:
9780719071850
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

This is a practical, user-friendly guide to researching your family history in Scotland. Its aim is to provide sign-posts to the...

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From Mesopotamia to Iraq: A Concise History

by Hans J Nissen and Peter Heine University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780226586649
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

The recent reopening of Iraq’s National Museum attracted worldwide attention, underscoring the country’s dual image as both the...

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Archaeology of Ancient Israel

by Amnon Ben-Tor and R Greenberg Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/1994
ISBN:
9780300059199
Format:
Pbk 419 pages

For over one hundred years archaeologists have explored the land of Israel, investigating such fascinating topics as the migrations...

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Anglo-Saxon World

by Nicholas Higham and Martin Ryan Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780300216134
Format:
Pb+ 496 pages

The Anglo-Saxon period, stretching from the fifth to the late eleventh century, begins with the Roman retreat from the Western...

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Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice

by Byron E Shafer, John Baines, Leonard H Lesko and David P Silverman Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
06/1991
ISBN:
9780801497865
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

Meeting the need for an up-to-date English-language survey, this informative and accessible book will be welcomed by Egyptologists...

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Why Australia Prospered: The Shifting Sources of Economic Growth

by Ian McLean Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9780691171333
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

How did Australia attain the world's highest living standards within a few decades of European settlement? And how has the nation...

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Green: The History of a Color

by Michel Pastoureau Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780691159362
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of Blue and Black presents a fascinating and revealing history...

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Roman Family

by Suzanne Dixon Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/1992
ISBN:
9780801842009
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

Unfaithful spouses, divorce and remarriage, rebellious children, aging parents--today's headlines are filled with issues said...

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Rise Of The Nazis 2ed

by Conan Fischer Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
07/2002
ISBN:
9780719060670
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

How and why did the Nazis seize power in Germany? Nearly seventy years on, the question remains heated and important discoveries...

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Historiography: Ancient, Medieval and Modern 3ed

by Ernst Breisach University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9780226072838
Format:
Pb+ 500 pages

In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and concise account of the development of historiography...

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Modern Olympics: A Struggle for Revival (POD)

by David C. Young Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2002
ISBN:
9780801872075
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

According to most accounts, the man solely responsible for reviving the modern Olympic Games was Baron Pierre de Coubertin. Now,...

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On War

by Carl Von Clausewitz, M Howard, P Paret Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
06/1989
ISBN:
9780691018546
Format:
Pb+ 752 pages

On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument...

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