960 books (48 pages) in this category
Defeat Into Victory
by Michael Korda
<p><b>Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the great events that led to Dunkirk.</b></p> <p>In an absorbing work peopled with world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens ...
Counterfactuals in History
by Richard J. Evans
by Julie Peakman
Encompassing the long 18th century, <i>Amatory Pleasures</i> examines a broad and enticing variety of topics in the history of sexuality in Georgian times. It includes discussion of sexual perversion, criminal conversation, erotic gardens, ...
A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation
by Elaine May
The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
by Hugh Wilford
by Victor oToryo Failmezger
As the war began to swing in favour of the Allies, it became clear that no final defeat of the Third Reich would be possible until the armoured monsters of the Panzerwaffe were defeated. But who would, or even could, take on the mighty Tigers ...
by Alan Taylor
<p>The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the nation its democratic framework. Alan Taylor, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, gives us a different creation story in ...
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
by Russell Shorto
The War in North Africa, 1942-1943
by Rick Atkinson
by HOLROYD MICHAEL
Michael Holroyd, perhaps the most distinguished of contemporary biographers, has in recent years turned his attention to the stories hidden within his own fascinating (not to say eccentric) family. In Ancestors in the Attic he teases out two ...
by Alexis De Tocqueville
With this book, Alexis de Tocqueville envisioned a multi-volume philosophic study of the origins of modern France that would examine the implications of French history on the nature and development of democratic society. Tocqueville worried that
by P. Hunt
by David Sansone
<p>The third edition of <i>Ancient Greek Civilization</i> is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.</p> <ul> <li>Explores the evolution and ...
The Extraordinary Story of our World War I Nurses
by Peter Rees
By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon confronted withAudio Book
by Ian;Turner, Graham Sumner
This title explores the recruitment, training, and combat experiences of the famous ANZAC infantry in the opening years of World War I. When war broke out in 1914, men rushed to the colours even before their governments had formally offered ...
The Australian War Memorial Battlefield Guide
by P Pedersen
An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
by Annie Jacobsen
by Tom Griffiths
In this landmark, critically acclaimed book, eminent historian and award-winning author Tom Griffiths explores the craft of history. <br><br>Through portraits of fourteen historians, including Inga Clendinnen, Judith Wright, Geoffrey Blainey and
by Michael Sims
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