960 books (48 pages) in this category
The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
by Jason Stearns
by BELGRAVE MICHAEL
After the battle of Orakau in 1864 and the end of the war in the Waikato, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed isolation in the Rohe Potae, the King Country. For the next twenty years, the King Country ...
Terrors and Torments, Diseases and Deaths
by Terry Deary
Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots
by Terry Deary
by Simon Winder
For centuries much of Europe was in the hands of the very peculiar Habsburg family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores, musicians and warriors, they saw off - through luck, guile and sheer mulishness - any number of ...
by Jeff Koehler
Winner of the 2016 IACP Award- Literary Food Writing<br>Set against the backdrop of the looming Himalayas and drenching monsoons, this is the story of how Darjeeling developed its tea industry under Imperial British rule and eventually came to ...
by John Marsden
That's what war does for you – either kills you in one hit or destroys you slowly. One way or the other, it gets you ... unless you fight back ... ...Audio Book
Letters Home From Vietnam
by Bernard Edelman
More than twenty-five years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam. In this collection of more than 200 letters, they share their
by Anne de Courcy
by Parvaneh Pourshariati
by Sebastian Haffner
by Christopher Carey
For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government. This was not a parliamentary democracy of the modern sort but a direct democracy in which all citizens were free to participate in the business of government.
by Janet Wallach
by Daniel Wakelin
Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II
by Meredith Hindley
A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes
by Tamim Ansary
The Original Hot Rod: 32x32
by Mike Chase
Deuce delivers a closer look at Ford's seminal1932 model--the car that came to define 'hot rod' and brought speed and style to America's drivers. ...
by L.A. Kauffman
From environmental activists chaining themselves to logging equipment and blockading nuclear plants to Global Justice protesters disrupting the World Trade Organization summit to Black Lives Matter shutting down freeways, direct action protest ...
by Marjorie J. Spruill
<b>More than forty years ago, two women 's movements drew a line in the sand between liberals and conservatives. The far-reaching legacy of that rift is still felt today.</b><br><b><br></b><b>One of <i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> 's Ten Best ...
How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world - and how their invention could make or break the planet
by Jane Gleeson-White
A fascinating exploration of how a simple system used to measure and record wealth spawned a cultural revolution. Prepare to have your idea of accounting changed forever. ...