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- Random House 2011; US$ 13.09
No building has been more intimately involved in the story of Britain than the Tower of London - a mighty, brooding stronghold in the very heart of the capital. Castle, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, treasure house, armoury, observatory: the Tower has been all these things and more, standing at the epicentre of dramatic, bloody... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 20.99
A dazzling history of the Tower of London, one of the world's busiest tourist attractions, and the people who populated it Castle, royal palace, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, home to the crown jewels, armory, record office, observatory, and the most visited tourist attraction in the UK: The Tower of London has been all... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 11.65
The birth pangs of Nazism grew out of the death agony of the Kaiser's Germany. Defeat in World War I and a narrow escape from Communist revolution brought not peace but five chaotic years (1918-1923) of civil war, assassination, plots, putsches and murderous mayhem to Germany. The savage world of the trenches came home with the men who refused to... more...
- Frontline Books 2009; US$ 5.99
Although there were more than 40 plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler, none came closer to success than the July Plot of 1944. The attempt was masterminded by Count von Stauffenberg, a member of the German General Staff, who had been rushed back from Africa after losing his left eye and right hand. For his injuries, he had been decorated as a war hero.... more...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 7.28
1914 dawned with Britain at peace, albeit troubled by faultlines within and threats without: Ireland trembled on the brink of civil war; suffragette agitation was assuming an ever more violent hue; and suspicions of Germany's ambitions bred a paranoia that was expressed in a rash of 'invasion scare' literature. Then when shots rang out in Sara-jevo... more...
- Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 9.99
A gripping portrait of life in Britain in a year that shook Europe to its foundations 1914 dawned with Britain at peace, albeit troubled by faultlines within and threats without: Ireland trembled on the brink of civil war; suffragette agitation was assuming an ever more violent hue; and suspicions of Germany's ambitions bred a paranoia expressed... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00
The British terrain is a gold mine for the student of architecture. Ranging in era from ancient times to the present dayfrom Stonehenge to the Millennium Domethis volume's 76 entries include palaces, castles, bridges, churches, country houses, and various public buildings and monuments, as well as such well-known features of British... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
The first comprehensive study of its kind, this fully illustrated book establishes Paganism as a persistent force in European history with a profound influence on modern thinking. From the serpent goddesses of ancient Crete to modern nature-worship and the restoration of the indigenous religions of eastern Europe, this wide-ranging book offers... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Climate change threatens all people, but its adverse effects will be felt mostacutely by the worlds poor. Absent urgent action, new threats to food security,public health, and other societal needs may reverse hard-fought human developmentgains. Climate Change and Global Poverty makes concrete recommendationsto integrate international development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 262.00
Nineteen contributions address the history, taxonomy, ecology, evolution, genetics, physiology, and effects and applications of various the clavicipitalean fungi, including all sexual and asexual relatives that fall within the phylogenetically defined ascomycete family Clavicipitaceae. Contributors more...