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Walk in the Park: The Life and Times...
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How the French Won Waterloo - or ...
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If Napoleon lost on 18 June 1815 (and that's a big 'if'), then whoever rules the universe got it wrong. As soon as the cannons stopped firing, French historians began...
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A compelling and beautifully written memoir about dark and shameful family secrets, and one young Scottish woman's pilgrimage to Australia to attempt to lay the past to rest.
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Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity,...
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Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt
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The Romanovs: 1613-1918
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The epic new history from the bestselling author of JERUSALEM - the intimate story of Russia's imperial dynasty
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Germany: Memories of a Nation
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How much do we really understand this new Germany, and how do its people now understand themselves? German history may be inherently fragmented, but it contains a large number of...
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Napoleon the Great
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Presents the biography of Napoleon who lived one of the extraordinary of all human lives. This book shows how after seizing power in a coup d'etat he ended the corruption...
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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A...
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What caused the Russian Revolution? Did it succeed or fail? Do we still live with its consequences? This book deals with these questions.
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Waterloo: The History of Four Days,...
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'Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.'
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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine...
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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern age.
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Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight...
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In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil,"...
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Return of a King: The Battle for...
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In the spring of 1839, the British invaded Afghanistan for the first time. Led by lancers in scarlet cloaks and plumed shakos, nearly 20,000 British and East India...
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Empire of Cotton: A New History of...
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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business. This book tells the history of the overwhelming role...
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Belles and Whistles: Journeys Through...
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In These Times: Living in Britain...
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As the Napoleonic wars raged, what was life really like for those left at home? This book reveals the colourful and turbulent everyday life of Georgian Britain through the diaries...
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