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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the ?Sea Peoples? invaded Egypt. The pharaoh?s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians in the early years of the Cold War. Philby's two closest friends in the intelligence world, Nicholas Elliott of MI6 and James Jesus Angleton, the CIA intelligence... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00
An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.08
Collected here for the first time are the remarkable and moving stories of the 27 British recipients of the 'Hero of the Holocaust' award. During one of the darkest times in human history they refused to stand by and do nothing; risking their lives to save Jewish friends, or complete strangers. And yet many of their stories have been forgotten. ... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00
The first book to focus on the role of Southern Asia and Australia in our understanding of modern human origins and the expansion of Homo sapiens. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year From Steven Johnson, the dynamic thinker routinely compared to James Gleick, Dava Sobel, and Malcolm Gladwell, The Ghost Map is a riveting page-turner about a real-life historical hero, Dr. John Snow. It's the summer of 1854, and London... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 27.00
In this unforgettable book, distinguished author Anne Nelson shares one of the most shocking and inspiring?and least chronicled?stories of domestic resistance to the Nazi regime. The Rote Kapelle, or Red Orchestra, was the Gestapo?s name for an intrepid band of German artists, intellectuals, and bureaucrats (almost half of them women) who battled treacherous... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.00
All American presidents are commanders in chief by law. Few perform as such in practice. In Roosevelt?s Centurions, distinguished historian Joseph E. Persico reveals how, during World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power like no president since Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Declaring himself ?Dr. Win-the-War,?... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 18.00
Celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth with this new edition of his greatest speeches and writings Abraham Lincoln endowed the American language with a vigor and moral energy that has all but disappeared from today's public rhetoric. Lincoln's writings are testaments of our history, windows into his enigmatic personality, and resonant... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.76
In The Making of Modern Britain, Andrew Marr paints a fascinating portrait of life in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century as the country recovered from the grand wreckage of the British Empire. Between the death of Queen Victoria and the end of the Second World War, the nation was shaken by war and peace. The two wars were the worst... more...