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Masters of the Battlefield examines the lives and tactics of 28 of the world's greatest military leaders, from Julius Caesar to Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf. Arranged chronologically, each general is represented by a double-page spread containing a biography, a list of hi... read more

Masters of the Battlefield

From the foremost historian of 20th century Spain, A People Betrayed is the story of the devastating betrayal of Spain by its political class, its military and its Church. In 1898 Spain was in a state of despair and unrest. They had lost the war wit... read more

A People Betrayed: A History of 20th Century Spain

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 History

Explore the world from the beginning of time until the present, in this amazing, over-sized timeline book that brings history to life! The timeline is uniquely broken out into 12 sections, including by subject areas (such as sea, land) and continents, as well as by dat... read more

Big History Timeline Wallbook

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 History

Series:The\Landmark Library

In this miraculously compressed, incisive book David Andress argues that it was the peasantry of France who made and defended the Revolution of 1789. That the peasant revolution benefitted far more people, in more far reaching ways, than the revolution of lawyerly elites and ... read more

The French Revolution

The Great War is now typically regarded as senseless and futile, but most New Zealanders at the time considered it to be a war to preserve security and freedoms, to punish an aggressive enemy and to win a better world. Ye... read more

The Home Front: The Impact of the Great War on Everyday New Zealanders, 1914-19
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The New Zealand Division's capture of the French town of Le Quesnoy was its last and most successful action in the First World War. Breaking through defensive lines and scaling the town walls by ladder, the New Zealanders overwhelmed the defenders, freeing the town after years of G... read more

Le Quesnoy 1918

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 History

'A carefully researched and hugely readable account of the build-up to war, the momentum inexorably growing as he assembles each part of the jigsaw. Indeed, his narrative is so persuasive that by the time you are about two- thirds through, it takes some effort to remind... read more

1983 - The World at the Brink

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After a miraculous escape from the German military juggernaut in the small Belgian town of Mons in 1914, the first major battle that the British Expeditionary Force would face in the First World War, the British really believed that they were on the side of the angels. Indeed... read more

Angels in the Trenches

Americans who remember World War II reminisce about how it brought the country together. The less popular truth behind this warm nostalgia: until the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was deeply, dangerously divided.Hitler's... read more

Hitler's American Friends - The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States
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There are 37,780 First World War memorials in Britain, listing names from all walks of life - estates, villages, places of work. They stand as landmarks to a defining period in British history - and yet one which is in danger of slipping away from p... read more

Not Forgotten - The Great War and Our Modern Memory

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 History

" Bethlehem] brings within reach 11,000 years of history, centering on the beloved town's unique place in the world. Blincoe's love of Bethlehem is compelling, even as he does not shy away from the complexities of its chronicle." --President Jimmy Carter Bethlehem is ... read more

Bethlehem - Biography of a Town
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