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  • An American Witness to India’s Partitionby Phillips Talbot

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 59.95

    In 1938 the New York-based Institute of Current World Affairs awarded 23-year-old Phillips Talbot a fellowship with a mandate: visit South Asia and learn about the intricacies of life in India. Till 1950, Talbot graphically recounted the buildup to Indian and Pakistani independence, and the early experiences of the new states in the form of several... more...

  • Elizabethan Englandby Kathy Elgin

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 42.00

    Focusing on the Elizabethan era in England, a period from about 1550 to 1603, this title shows various examples of the fascinating clothing worn by everyone from the noblemen and middle classes to the countryfolk and military men. England during the time of Queen Elizabeth I is well-known to students as the time of Shakespeare's plays and other... more...

  • IB 20th Century World Historyby Martin Cannon; Alexis Mamaux; Michael Miller

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 41.60

    Using a comparative approach and emphasising source evaluation skills, this course book will help students learn content and approaches that are particular to the IB syllabus. Included are the three prescribed subjects with a wealth of source material to help students understand information from different perspectives and from different time periods.... more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: Interwar Years: Conflict and Cooperation 1919?39by Allan Todd; Jean Bottaro; Sally Waller

    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...

  • Three Cups of Tea: Young Readers Editionby Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 8.99

    This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg?s twelve-year-old daughter, Amira, who has... more...

  • The Smart Aleck's Guide to American Historyby Adam Selzer

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 12.99

    Do you know America? No, I mean, do you REALLY know America? Would you recognize John Adams in a lineup? Can you identify any presidents between Lincoln and Roosevelt? Hmmm. I thought so. Well, you really need this book. Not only will it improve your sorry historical knowledge, it will crack you up, and give you material to throw your teachers... more...

  • Getting Away with Murderby Chris Crowe

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 18.99

    The kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till is famous as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. Emmett Till, a fourteen-year-old Black teenager from Chicago, was visiting family in a small town in Mississippi during the summer of 1955. Likely showing off to friends, Emmett allegedly whistled at a white woman. Three days later his brutally beaten body... more...

  • Mysterious Messages: A History of Codes and Ciphersby Gary Blackwood

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.99

    History?s amazing secrets and codes?and how to crack them yourself. This fascinating look at history?s most mysterious messages is packed with puzzles to decode and ciphers that kids can use themselves. Here are the encrypted notes of Spartan warriors, the brilliant code-crackers of Elizabeth I, secret messages of the American Revolution, spy books... more...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Wonders of the Worldby DK

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Learn all about the most amazing sights on Earth in Eyewitness Wonders of the World ! Packed with essential information about these astounding places, Eyewitness Wonders of the World is an interactive and colorful experience, filled with new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines, all of which make for an incredibly engaging and educational... more...

  • Why Would A Dog Need A Parachute? Questions and answers about the Second World Warby Jo Foster

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 7.02

    Find out all the really important things about the Second World War with this brilliant book of questions and answers in association with Imperial War Museums more...