2089 books (105 pages) in this category
by A. C. Grayling
What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching <i>Macbeth</i> at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd,
by THOMAS PAINE
""Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst,"" declared Thomas Paine, adding, ""every other species of tyranny is limited to the world we live in; but this attempts to stride beyond the grave, and seeks to pursue
Inside the New Era of Australian Air Power
by Richard Aspel
AIR FORCE tells the exclusive, inside story of the modern Royal Australian Air Force in the action-packed period from East Timor and the Bali bombings to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Ian ...Audio Book
America's World Traveler
by Patrick Foster
Airstream trailers--with their sleek, silver aerodynamic shape--have been around for some 80 years, and this book celebrates their legacy through engaging text and beautiful photography. ...
by Joachim C. Fest
Albert Speer remains the most mysterious character of the leadership of the Nazi regime. He was the chief architect of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler?s confidant. Speer built the ?Reichskanzlei? (official offices), discovered the ?Lightdome? ...
by Waldemar Heckel
This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /> </li> <li>Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his ...
The Age of the Successors
by Edward M. Anson
<i>Alexander?s Heirs</i> offers a narrative account of the approximately forty years following the death of Alexander the Great, during which his generals vied for control of his vast empire, and through their conflicts and politics ultimately ...
by E M Forster
by CHARLES G. LELAND
Classic study of the myths and folklore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes. Stories of Glooskap, the divinity; Lox, the mischief-maker; At-o-sis, the serpent; Master Rabbit, the Weewillmekq', the Chenoo, many more. Thorough, ...
Churchill's Great Coalition 1940-45
by Roger Hermiston
Now Roger Hermiston tells the story of the men - and women - who steered Britain through its darkest hour, showing how they helped to win the Second World War, and how they laid the foundations of the 'New Jerusalem' that followed. ...
by CAFFIN ELIZABETH
This is the definitive collection of work by New Zealand's most distinguished poet. Throughout his lifetime, Allen Curnow revised, selected and collected his poetry in various ways. For the first time, this collection brings together all of the ...
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, ...
by MICHAEL PATERSON
by RUTH BINNEY
Unearths a wealth of intriguing truths about British royal domestic life, royal celebrations, royal etiquette, wisdom and sayings, and how they have shaped history. Covering the period from Henry VIII to Queen Elizabeth II, this book presents ...
by JOHN BAKELESS
The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
by Hugh Wilford
by ERIC SLOANE
When this book was first published in the mid-1950s, the author was concerned that such functional structures as the American barn and the covered bridge would soon give way to progress and be replaced by ""modern"" elements. Today, a number of ...
by ARTHUR W. CALHOUN
First published in the early 20th century, this book contributed significantly to an understanding of the forces at work in the evolution of family institutions in the United States. The first of a three-volume series, the text describes the ...