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Albert Einstein: pocket GIANTS

by ANDREW MAY

Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein and everyone knows that he was a genius. Yet only a few people understand his work. In fact, he was just one of many brilliant scientists grappling with the deepest problems of theoretical physics during the

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Albert Gore, Sr.

A Political Life

by Anthony J. Badger

<p>In chronicling the life and career of Albert Gore, Sr., historian Anthony J. Badger seeks not just to explore the successes and failures of an important political figure who spent more than three decades in the national eye—and whose son ...

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Alcide de Gasperi's Europe

by Daniela Preda

<p>Alcide De Gasperi is universally recognized as a Founding Father of Europe, but his enlightened action in favour of European unification is little known outside of Italy.</p> <p>At the beginning of the 1950s, he became one of the most ...

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Alexander Hamilton

by Ron Chernow

The bestselling life of one of America's founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, which became the basis for the hugely successful Broadway show Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton was an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean who ...

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Alexander the Great

The Story of an Ancient Life

by Christopher W. Blackwell & Professor Thomas R. Martin

<p>Everything we know about Alexander comes from ancient sources, which agree unanimously that he was extraordinary and greater than everyday mortals. From his birth into a hypercompetitive world of royal women through his training under the ...

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Ali Pasha, Lion of Ioannina

The Remarkable Life of the Balkan Napoleon

by Eugenia Russell & Quentin Russell

<p>At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the life of a petty tyrant in an obscure corner of the Ottoman Empire became the stuff of legend. What propelled this cold-blooded archetype of Oriental despotism, grandly known as ‘the Lion of ...

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Alice in Westminster

The Political Life of Alice Bacon

by Rachel Reeves

<p>Alice Bacon was one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable female politicians. Born and raised in the Yorkshire town of Normanton, she defied the odds to be elected Labour MP for Leeds North East in the 1945 General Election. Famed in her

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All Falling Faiths

Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s

by J. Harvie Wilkinson III

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All Falling Faiths

Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s

by J. Harvie Wilkinson III

<p>In this warm and intimate memoir Judge Wilkinson delivers a chilling message. The 1960s inflicted enormous damage on our country; even at this very hour we see the decade’s imprint in so much of what we say and do. The chapters reveal the ...

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All My Mother's Secrets

A powerful true story of love, loss and a family torn apart

by Beezy Marsh

<p>Annie is the eldest daughter of a laundress in Acton, London, raised to keep the rich families of Kensington spick and span. As she grows up in poverty in the 1920s and 1930s, her life centres on the family business, working long hours of ...

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All The King's Women

by Derek Wilson

<p>The image of Charles II as a randy monarch who dragged the crown through the moral mire and irredeemably weakened its position has persisted throughout the three centuries since John Evelyn gave his judgement. That judgement, Derek Wilson ...

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Alone at Dawn

Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

by Dan Schilling

ISBN: 9781538729656

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Alone Over the Tasman Sea

by Francis Chichester

<p><em>I had no money, could get no floats, my navigation was uncertain, plane inadequate.</em></p> <p>A true story filled with danger, adventure and achievement, Alone Over The Tasman Sea is Sir Francis Chichester's telling of his 1931 ...

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Alternatives to Appeasement

Neville Chamberlain and Hitler's Germany

by Andrew David Stedman

<p>Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasing Hitler's Germany has been widely condemned. However, historians (and politicians) have been divided about the viability of alternative courses of action. Andrew David Stedman's illuminating new study ...

ISBN: 9780857736284

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Always a Commando

The life of Singapore Army Pioneer Clarence Tan

by Thomas A. Squire

<p>Best known for his role in helping to establish the Singapore Armed Forces Commando Formation and as the unit’s first commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Clarence Tan was born on his family’s rubber plantation, just ten months ...

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America's Political Inventors

The Lost Art of Legislation

by George W. Liebmann

<p>Recent American political developments, including the election of Donald Trump, reveal profound disquiet with the highly centralized political regime based on discretionary allocation of funds and powers to interest groups that has developed ...

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America’s Boy

The Marcoses and the Philippines

by James Hamilton-Paterson

<p>In 1986 the overthrow of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos by Cory Aquino's 'People Power' revolution focused global attention on the Philippines. Western media took their lead from the US, and the untrammelled denigration of the fleeing dictator ...

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American Scoundrel

by Tom Keneally

<p><strong>Murder, Love and politics in Civil War America.</strong></p> <p>On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House ... this is the story ...

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American Sniper [Film Tie-in Edition] : The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

by Chris Kyle

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle tells the story of his legendary career, from 1999-2009, during which time he recorded the most confirmed sniper kills (officially a record 155, though the real number is even much higher) in the history of the ...

ISBN: 9780062401724

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Amerigo Vespucci

The Man Who Gave America Its Name

by 50MINUTES.COM

<b>Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Amerigo Vespucci in next to no time with this concise guide.<br></b><br>50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and expeditions of Amerigo Vespucci. The ...

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