Revolutionary Iran: A History of the Islamic Republic

by Axworthy Michael

Michael Axworthy's Revolutionary Iran gives the definitive story of modern Iran, from the origins of the revolution of 1979 to today, seeking to explain its unique view of the world and the extraordinary durability of its regime. In contrast to ...

ISBN: 9780141046235

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Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 The

by Clark Christopher

The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it ...

ISBN: 9780141027821

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Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

by Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231135405

Binding: Hardback


The Poorer Nations A Possible History of the Global South

by Vijay Prashad

In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided an intellectual history of the Third World and traced the rise and fall of the Non- Aligned Movement. With The Poorer Nations, Prashad takes up the story where he left off.Since the '70s, the ...

ISBN: 9781781681589

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Widows and Orphans First: The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939

by University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252030208

Binding: Hardback


A Secret Society History of the Civil War

by University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252036552

Binding: Hardback


Alexander's Heirs

The Age of the Successors

by Edward M. Anson

Alexander’s Heirs 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 ...

ISBN: 9781444339628

Binding: Hardback


America's Response to China 5ed

by Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231150767

Binding: Hardback


Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

by Dan Snow

Six programmes, six castles. The book will have a chapter on each castle detailing the specifics of the castle in question, its history and an account of how it was built and the battles it faced. The book will include cutting edge CGI used in ...

ISBN: 9780007455584

Binding: Hardback


Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories

by Bregman Ahron

In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief but pivotal Six Day War. Cursed Victory is the first complete history of the war's ...

ISBN: 9780713997750

Binding: Hardback


Middle Ages, Treasures of the

by Anita Baker

Divided chronologically and by themed chapters, The Middle Ages is a fascinating, yet concise history of this extraordinary time of human endeavour, covering subjects such as religion, the Crusades, employment and technology. It also looks at the ...

ISBN: 9780233003610

Binding: Hardback


Scarlett's Women

'Gone With the Wind' and its Female Fans

by Helen Taylor

One of the most successful books ever published and the basis of one of the most popular and highly praised Hollywood films of all time, Gone with the Wind has entered world culture in a way that few other stories have. Seventy-five years on from ...

ISBN: 9780349005119

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Jungle Is Neutral: A Soldier's Three-Year Jungle Escape from the Japanese Army The

by Chapman F Spencer

After the fall of Malaysia to the Japanese, the unflappable F. Spencer Chapman survived for years in the jungle as a guerilla fighter. The Jungle is Neutral is his amazing tale of survival and valor against all odds. As he traveled by bicycle, ...

ISBN: 9789814516389

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Short History of Asia

by Mason C.

ISBN: 9781137340603

Binding: Paperback


The War of 1812: A Short History (Bicentennial Edition)

by University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252078774

Binding: Paperback


World War 1 - Commemorating the 100th Anniversary

by Kim Lockwood

In 2014, the world will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Beginning on July 28, 1914 and concluding on November 11, 1918, it was one of the largest and bloodiest wars in history. Some 9 million people lost their ...

ISBN: 9781922178381

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We of the Never-Never and The Little Black Princess

by Aeneas Gunn

In 1902, Jeannie Gunn, a Melbourne schoolteacher, went with her new husband to live on the remote Elsey cattle station near the Roper River in the Northern Territory. Though she spend little more than a year there, her experiences in the outback ...

ISBN: 9780732299378

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Dreadful Deceit

The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama's America

by Perseus

In 1656, a planter in colonial Maryland tortured and killed one of his slaves, an Angolan man named Antonio who refused to work the fields. Over three centuries later, a Detroit labor organizer named Simon Owens watched as strikebreakers wielding ...

ISBN: 9780465036707

Binding: Hardback


The Ghosts of Happy Valley

Searching for the Lost World of Africa's Infamous Aristocrats

by Juliet Barnes

The Ghosts of Happy Valley is a mesmerising blend of travel narrative, social history and personal quest.

ISBN: 9781781311677

Binding: Paperback


Empire's Crossroads

by Pan Macmillan UK

In October 1492, an Italian-born, Spanish-funded navigator discovered a new world, thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean. In Empire's Crossroads, Carrie Gibson, unfolds the story of the Caribbean from Columbus's first landing on ...

ISBN: 9781447260332

Binding: Paperback