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  • Prehistoric Steppe Adaptation and the Horseby Marsha Levine; Colin Renfrew; Katie Boyle

    McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research 2008; US$ 40.00

    This volume examines the origins of horse husbandry and pastoralism in the Eurasian steppe, and provides a wide-ranging overview of issues surrounding the development of Central European societies from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. more...

  • Into That Darknessby Gitta Sereny

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95

    Based on 70 hours of interviews with Franz Stangl, commandant of Treblinka (the largest of the extermination camps), this book bares the soul of a man who continually found ways to rationalize his role in Hitler's final soulution. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The History of the Franksby Gregory of Tours; Lewis Thorpe

    Penguin Books Ltd 1974; US$ 21.14

    Written following the collapse of Rome's secular control over western Europe, the History of Gregory (c. AD 539-594) is a fascinating exploration of the events that shaped sixth-century France. This volume contains all ten books from the work, the last seven of which provide an in-depth description of Gregory's own era, in which he played an important... more...

  • Michelangeloby William E. Wallace

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 18.00 US$ 14.76

    In this vividly written biography, William E. Wallace offers a substantially new view of Michelangelo. more...

  • Naples in the Time of Cholera, 1884?1911by Frank M. Snowden

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    This 1995 book is a medical and social history of Italy's largest city during the cholera edipemics of 1884 and 1910?11. more...

  • Empireby Niall Ferguson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.09

    This astoundingly successful, superbly reviewed book vividly recreates the excitement, brutality and adventure of the British Empire. Ferguson's most revolutionary and popular work, EMPIRE is a major reinterpretation of the British Empire as one of the world's greatest modernising forces. It shows on a vast canvas how the British Empire in the 19th... more...

  • The Shaping of Modern Britainby Eric Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    In this wide-ranging history of modern Britain, Eric Evans surveys every aspect of the period in which Britain was transformed into the world's first industrial power. By the end of the nineteenth century, Britain was still ruled by wealthy landowners, but the world over which they presided had been utterly transformed. It was an era of revolutionary... more...

  • Magic in the Middle Agesby Richard Kieckhefer

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 16.00 US$ 13.12

    A fascinating study of natural and demonic magic within the broad context of medieval culture. more...

  • A Secret History of the IRAby Ed Moloney

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 18.32

    For decades the British and Irish had 'got used to' a situation without parallel in Europe: a cold, ferocious, persistent campaign of bombing and terror of extraordinary duration and inventiveness. At the heart of that campaign lies one man: GerryAdams. From the outbreak of the troubles to the present day he has been an immensely influential figure.... more...

  • Peasant Rebels Under Stalinby Lynne Viola

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Peasant Rebels Under Stalin is the first history of the peasant rebellion against Soviet collectivization. Author Lynne Viola's study demonstrates that the scope of peasant resistance was far wider and more serious than previously assumed. Based on newly declassified Soviet archives, Viola's work documents the manifestation in Stalin's Russia of... more...