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1956, the World in Revolt
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1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms...
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The Naked Shore: Of the North Sea
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Saturnine and quick-tempered, the formidable North Sea is often overlooked - even by those living within a stone's throw of its steel-grey waters. But as playground,...
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Geography of Genius: A Search for the...
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? This...
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The Invention of Nature: The...
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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 Silk Roads: A New History of the...
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The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned...
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Historium
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Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of...
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A History of the World in 100 Objects
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Neil MacGregor
 
Deals with human history, exploring past civilizations through the objects that defined them. This title shows the surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the Olduvai gorge...
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The Sacred History: How Angels,...
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The Sacred History is an account of the workings of the supernatural in history. It tells the epic story of angels, from Creation, to Evolution through to the operations of...
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Ten Cities That Made an Empire
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Tristram Hunt
 
From the pioneers of early America to the builders of modern India, from west to east and back again, this book follows the processes of exchange and adaptation that collectively...
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Human Race: 10 Centuries of Change on...
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Ian Mortimer
 
Sweeping through the last thousand years of human development, this book is a treasure chest of the lunar leaps and lightbulb moments that, for better or worse, have sent humanity...
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Magna Carta: The True Story Behind ...
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David Starkey
 
To mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta, bestselling historian David Starkey explores the Magna Carta and its influence on Britain today.
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Strategy: A History
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Lawrence Freedman
 
One of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics synthesizes the vast history of strategy's evolution in this consistently engaging and surprising account of how it came to...
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The War that Ended Peace: How Europe...
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