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Among the Ottomans

Diaries from Turkey in World War I

by Ian Lyster

<p>During World War One, the Ottoman Empire, one of the largest and longest-lasting empires in history, faced severe challenges to its structure and existence, which eventually resulted in its dissolution. 'Among The Ottomans' introduces two ...

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Among the Wolves of Court

The Untold Story of Thomas and George Boleyn

by Lauren Mackay

<p>The tragic story of Anne Boleyn has been retold over the centuries, yet two key figures in Anne's life-her father Thomas and brother George- are often relegated to the margins of Henry VIII's turbulent reign. Well before Anne's coronation in ...

ISBN: 9781786725523

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An Eye in the Sky

The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Career of Air Commodore Henry George Crowe MC, CBE, CBD (SC)

by Bob Cossey

<p>This is the biography of Henry Crowe whose career encompassed time as an infantryman with the Royal Irish Regiment during the First World War, an observer with the RFC and fledgling RAF, a pilot in Ireland at the time of the Irish War of ...

ISBN: 9781526725974

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An Infinity of Things

How Sir Henry Wellcome Collected the World

by Frances Larson

<p>An Infinity of Things tells the story of one of the largest private collections ever created, and the life of the man behind it. Wellcome planned a great museum filled with treasures from all corners of the globe, charting the history of ...

ISBN: 9780191623233

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

by Sarah Goldman

A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping modern Australia - but whose influence and importance has largely been forgotten. Caroline Chisholm was a ...

ISBN: 9781460753446

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Andreas Papandreou

The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick

by Stan Draenos

<p>A generation after his death and still no monument adorns Andreas Papandreou's grave at the First Cemetery of Athens. This puzzling absence exemplifies the enigma surrounding the man who was arguably the most remarkable, and certainly the ...

ISBN: 9780857732378

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Andrew Jackson

The American Lion

by 50MINUTES.COM

<p><strong>Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Andrew Jackson in next to no time with this concise guide.</strong></p> <p>50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life, times and career ...

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Angel Of Death

Dulcie Markham, Australia's most beautiful bad woman

by Leigh Straw

<p>The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she was deadly to know... This is the story of 'pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, who, according to one crime ...

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Angel Of Death: Dulcie Markham, Australia's most beautiful bad woman

by Leigh Straw

The newspapers called her 'Australia's most beautiful bad woman' and she was deadly to know... This is the story of 'pretty' Dulcie Markham, a key figure of the underworld of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, who, according to one crime ...

ISBN: 9780733339660

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Angels and Ages

by Adam Gopnik

ISBN: 9781849161862

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Anglomania

A European Love Affair

by Ian Buruma

<p>With its distinctive history of civil liberties and the delicate balance between social order and the free pursuit of self-interest, England has always fascinated its continental neighbours.</p> <p>Buruma examines the history of ideas of ...

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Antony and Cleopatra

by Adrian Goldsworthy

ISBN: 9780753828632

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Ants Among Elephants

An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

by Sujatha Gidla

<p>Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite schools and move to ...

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Anwar Returns: The Final Twist

The prosecution and release of Anwar Ibrahim

by Mark Trowell & QC

<p>“Going to jail I consider a sacrifice I make for the people of this country. My struggle will continue, wherever I am sent and whatever is done to me. I pledge, and I will not be silenced, I will fight on for freedom and justice and I will ...

ISBN: 9789814828871

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Anzac Sniper: The extraordinary story of Stan Savige, one of Australia's greatest soldiers

The extraordinary story of Stan Savige, one of Australia's greatest soldiers

by Roland Perry

<p><strong>The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to WWII General and the founder of Legacy</strong></p> <p><strong>'Stan Savige had been on Gallipoli for just two weeks, in the trenches firing at Turks less than 20 ...

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Anzac Sniper: The extraordinary story of Stan Savige, one of Australia'sgreatest soldiers

by Roland Perry

The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to WWII General and the founder of Legacy 'Stan Savige had been on Gallipoli for just two weeks, in the trenches firing at Turks less than 20 metres away. But Sniper's Ridge was a

ISBN: 9780733338458

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Appel

A Canadian in the French Foreign Legion

by Joel Adam Struthers

<p>• Elite military is relevant in todays world as fundamentalist groups become more organized and sophisticated.<br /> • As a Canadian serving in a foreign country’s military, some would have called the author a mercenary, but his story shows ...

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Arbella: England's Lost Queen

by Sarah Gristwood

<p>'It is Arbella they would proclaim Queen if her mistress should happen to die' Sir William Stanley, 1592</p> <p>Niece to Mary, Queen of Scots, granddaughter to the great Tudor dynast Bess of Hardwick, Lady Arbella Stuart was brought up in ...

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Archie Bowman

Foot Soldier, German POW and League of Nations Man

by Hamish Ross

<p>In 1915, Archie Bowman, a philosophy professor at Princeton, was granted leave of absence to join the British army. He served in the HLI and was captured at the Battle of the Lys.</p> <p>Prison camp, though, turned out not to be the living ...

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Architects of Death

The Family Who Engineered the Holocaust

by Karen Bartlett

<p>Topf and Sons designed and built the crematoria at the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buchenwald, Belzec, Dachau, Mauthausen and Gusen. At its height, sixty-six Topf triple muffle ovens were in operation – forty-six of which were ...

ISBN: 9781785900426

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