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Abraham Lincoln

by James M. McPherson

<p>Marking the two-hundredth anniversary of Lincoln's birth, this marvelous short biography by a leading historian offers an illuminating portrait of one of the giants in the American story. It is the best concise introduction to Lincoln in ...

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Abraham Lincoln

The American Civil War and the Abolition of Slavery

by 50 MINUTES

<b>Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Abraham Lincoln in next to no time with this concise guide.</b><br><br>50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President

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Across the Floor

A Life in Dissenting Politics

by Peter Temple-Morris

<p>On 20 June 1998 Peter Temple-Morris, Conservative MP for Leominster, crossed the floor to join his rivals on the Labour party benches. What drove a seasoned Conservative politician – one of the so-called 'Cambridge Mafia', with 24 years' ...

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Adam Smith

His Life, Thought, and Legacy

by Ryan Patrick Hanley

<p>Adam Smith (1723–90) is perhaps best known as one of the first champions of the free market and is widely regarded as the founding father of capitalism. From his ideas about the promise and pitfalls of globalization to his steadfast belief in

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Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty

The Last Naval Hero - An Intimate Biography

by S W Roskill

<p>Admiral Beatty was beyond doubt the best known fighting Admiral, perhaps the best known military leader, of the First World War. His conduct at Heligoland Bight and Dogger Bank, and later at Jutland, caught the public imagination, while his ...

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Adolf Hitler

The Emergence of Nazism

by 50 MINUTES

<b>Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Adolf Hitler in next to no time with this concise guide.</b><br><br>50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler’s name will never be ...

ISBN: 9782806279187

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Adrian Shooter

A Life in Engineering and Railways

by Adrian Shooter

<p>This book is the tale of a small boy from Surrey who had a fascination with anything on wheels and, also, loved to learn about people and what motivated them. He read a lot about railways and was excited by the innovations of our ...

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Aelfred's Britain

War and Peace in the Viking Age

by Max Adams

<h2>The story of Aelfred the Great, his war aginst the Vikings and the foundations of modern Britain.</h2> <p>In <strong>AD 865</strong>, a 'great host' of battle-hardened <strong>Norse warriors landed on England's eastern coast</strong>, ...

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Aethelred the Unready (Penguin Monarchs)

The Failed King

by Richard Abels

<p><strong>A major new title in the <em>Penguin Monarchs</em> series</strong></p> <p>In his fascinating new book in the <em>Penguin Monarchs</em> series, Richard Abels examines the long and troubled reign of Aethelred II the 'Unraed', the ...

ISBN: 9780141979502

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Afghanistan, Where God Only Comes To Weep

by Siba Shakib

<p>Shirin-Gol was just a young girl when her village was levelled by the Russians' bombs in 1979. After the men in her family joined the resistance, she fled with the women and children to the capital, Kabul, and so began a life of day-to-day ...

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African American Heritage Anthology #1

Ten books that exemplify courage and a willingness to fight against all odds and at any cost for what is right

by Frederick Douglass

<p>The history of African Americans is a long, grim history full of injustices and brutality. But it is also filled with courage and perseverance. Gathered here in this omnibus edition are ten books that exemplify courage and a willingness to ...

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African American Heritage Anthology #2

Featuring Booker T. Washington, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Olaudah Equiano, Nella Larsen, Mary Prince, and W. E. B. Du Bois

by Booker T. Washington

<p>This is the second entry in our important African American Heritage series. The history of African Americans is a long, grim history full of injustices and brutality. But it is also filled with courage and perseverance. Gathered here in this ...

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African American Heritage Super Pack #2

Courage and Perseverance

by Booker T. Washington, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass & others

<p>This is the second entry in our important African American Heritage series. The history of African Americans is a long, grim history full of injustices and brutality. But it is also filled with courage and perseverance. Gathered here in this ...

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

by Robert Hutton

<p><strong>'Highly readable' Ben Macintyre</strong><br /> <strong>'Pacy, original and frequently chilling' Henry Hemming</strong></p> <p>June 1940. Britain is Europe's final bastion of freedom - and Hitler's next target. But not everyone fears

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Agent Paterson SOE

From Operation Anthropoid to France: The Memoirs of E.H. van Maurik

by Ernest van Maurik

<p>Ernest Van Maurik, known to all simply as ‘Van’, joined the illustrious Artists Rifles regiment in the Territorial Army in 1936, but when war broke out he was commissioned into the Wiltshire Regiment. In the summer of 1940 the regiment was ...

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Agrippina

Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

by Emma Southon

<p>They said she was a tyrant, a murderer, and &quot;the most wicked woman in history.&quot;</p> <p>She kicked her way into the male spaces of politics and demanded to be recognised as an equal and an leader. For her audacity, she was murdered ...

ISBN: 9781911586616

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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

by Al Franken

ISBN: 9781455540419

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Alan Clark: A Life in his Own Words

by Alan Clark

ISBN: 9780753826737

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Albanese

Telling It Straight

by Karen Middleton

<p><strong>The moving personal story behind the very public political face of Labor's Anthony Albanese.</strong></p> <p>A window on the recent turbulent years of federal politics with a deeply personal dimension, this is the whole story of ...

ISBN: 9781925324730

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Albania's Mountain Queen

Edith Durham and the Balkans

by Marcus Tanner

<p>Young ladies in the Victorian and Edwardian eras were not expected to travel unaccompanied, and certainly not to the remote corners of Southeast Europe, then part of the crumbling Ottoman Empire. But Edith Durham was no ordinary lady. In ...

ISBN: 9780857735041

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