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  1. THE BEAUTY AND THE SORROW

    THE BEAUTY AND THE SORROW
    An Intimate History of the First World War

    PETER ENGLUND
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    There are many books on the First World War, but Englund here takes a daring and stunning new approach. Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, he ... Learn More
  2. DUTCH CULTURE IN A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

    DUTCH CULTURE IN A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE
    1900: the Age of Bourgeois Culture

    JAN BANK and MAARTEN VAN BUUREN
    £35.00

    In the Netherlands, as in other European countries, the late nineteenth century manifested conflicting tendencies. There was decadence as well as the growth of socialist movements, fin de siècl... Learn More
  3. THE THIRD REICH’S CELLULOID WAR

    THE THIRD REICH’S CELLULOID WAR
    Propaganda in Nazi Feature Films, Documentaries and Television

    IAN GARDEN
    £9.50

    This book exposes the myths surrounding the propaganda films produced during the Third Reich: that the Nazis were infallible masters in the use of film propaganda; that everything the Nazis said was a... Learn More
  4. KILLING TIME

    KILLING TIME
    Archaeology and the First World War

    NICHOLAS J SAUNDERS

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    The passage of time has all but extinguished any living memory of the Great War, but discoveries continue to be made along the Western Front: graves of British soldiers buried during battle – still ... Learn More
  5. THE BLACK DEATH

    THE BLACK DEATH

    PHILIP ZIEGLER

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    Between 1347 and 1350, the Black Death killed at least one third of Europe's inhabitants. Bringing total destruction, the plague was greeted with incomprehension and a terrified helplessness as it spr... Learn More
  6. THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN MAPS AND VIEWS

    THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN MAPS AND VIEWS
    From Lake Itasco to the Gulf of Mexico

    ROBERT A HOLLAND
    £27.50

    Here, in more than eighty glorious full-colour maps dating from as early as 1544, 'Ol Man River', the artery at the heart of America, is explored. The maps document Hernando de Sotos' explorations and... Learn More
  7. THE RESTORATION OF THE MONASTERY OF SAINT MARTIN OF TOURNAI

    THE RESTORATION OF THE MONASTERY OF SAINT MARTIN OF TOURNAI

    HERMAN OF TOURNAI
    Translated by LYNN NELSON

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    As famine spread in Flanders in 1090, diseased and dying paupers crowded into the cathedral of St Mary of Tournai hoping for a miraculous cure. When the canons of Tournai ordered that those without ho... Learn More
  8. THE NIGHTLESS CITY

    THE NIGHTLESS CITY
    Geisha and Courtesan Life in Old Tokyo

    J E DE BECKER
    £14.95

    Originally published in 1899, this book provides an historical study of the Yoshiwara Yukwaku, Tokoyo's infamous red-light district. It remains unsurpassed as the definitive survey of geisha and court... Learn More
  9. DEATH ON THE BLACK SEA

    DEATH ON THE BLACK SEA
    The Untold Story of the Struma and World War II's Holocaust at Sea

    DOUGLAS FRANTZ
    £6.50

    On the morning of 24 February 1942, on the Black Sea near Istanbul, an explosion ripped through a decrepit former cattle barge filled with Jewish refugees. One man clung fiercely to a piece of deck, f... Learn More
  10. THE ROER RIVER BATTLES

    THE ROER RIVER BATTLES
    Germany's Stand at the Westwall, 1944-45

    DAVID R HIGGINS
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    Following the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead in July 1944, the German Army seemed on the verge of collapse. After a brief pause to allow for resupply, the US First Army prepared to punch ... Learn More

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