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Bilderbergers  -  Puppet-Masters of Power?

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The Bilderbergers - Puppet-Masters of Power?
An Investigation into Claims of Conspiracy at the Heart of Politics, Business and the Media

Author: Gerhard Wisnewski
Publication Date: 13 October 2014

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Since 1954, a discrete and select group of wealthy and powerful individuals have attended a private, yearly conference to di...

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Retrospect

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Retrospect
War and Change in Europe 1914-1955 - Course AA 312

Author: A. Marwick
Publication Date: 1 December 2001

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Brief History of the Vikings

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A Brief History of the Vikings

Author: Jonathan Clements
Publication Date: 15 September 2005

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Between the eighth and eleventh centuries, the Vikings surged from their Scandinavian homeland to trade, raid and invade along the coasts of Europe. Their influence and expeditions extended from Newfoundland to Baghdad. This book places sudden Scandinavian population movement in a wider historical context.

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Black Death

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The Black Death

Author: Philip Ziegler
Publication Date: 1 May 2003

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The Black Death

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Blood Sisters

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Blood Sisters
French Revolution in Women's Memory

Author: Marilyn Yalom
Publication Date: 1 January 1995

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A collection of writings by women who were present at the time of the French Revolution. Aristocrats and bourgeois women, royalists and republicans, peasants and working-class women all attest to the human cost of radical social change.

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Classical World

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The Classical World
An Epic History of Greece and Rome

Author: Robin Lane Fox
Publication Date: 6 July 2006

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The classical civilizations of Greece and Rome dominated the world for centuries and continue to intrigue and enlighten us with their inventions, whether philosophy, politics, theatre, athletics, celebrity, science or the pleasures of horse racing. This book offers an introduction to Ancient civilization.

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Allies at War

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Allies at War
Churchill V Roosevelt V De Gaulle

Author: Simon Berthon
Publication Date: 20010604

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This eye-opening book based on the upcoming PBS television series reveals the plots and hatreds the world did not see behind the Allied leaders' united front. of photos.

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Rome: The Autobiography

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Rome: The Autobiography

Author: Jon E. Lewis
Publication Date: 28 January 2010

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The history of Ancient Rome has been passed down to us through official accounts, personal letters, annotated words of great orators and considered histories of powerful men. This title collects over 150 pieces of Ancient Rome, from the written accounts of Caesars and slaves, generals and poets on major battles, to the minutiae of everyday life.

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Europe

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Europe
A History

Author: Norman Davies
Publication Date: 2 October 1997

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From the Ice Age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, from Minos to Margaret Thatcher, this book tells the entire story of Europe in a single volume. It was chosen ten times as Book of the Year.

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History of Contemporary Italy

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A History of Contemporary Italy
1943-80

Author: Paul Ginsborg
Publication Date: 27 September 1990

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Contemporary Italy strongly mirrors Britain - the countries have roughly the same extent, population size and GNP - and yet they are fantastically different. This book presents an account of how Italy has coped, or failed to cope, with the past decades. It is suitable for those who wish to understand contemporary Italy.

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Bomber boys

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Bomber boys
The Ruhr, the Dambusters and Bloody Berlin

Author: Kevin Wilson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2006

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Last Post

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The Last Post

Author: Max Arthur
Publication Date: 14 September 2006

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Consciously the last word from the handful of British survivors from the First World War, left alive in 2004, this book features the 'Forgotten Voices' of the First World War that speak for the final time.

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Brief History of the Third Reich

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A Brief History of the Third Reich
The Rise and Fall of the Nazis

Author: Martyn J. Whittock
Publication Date: 23 June 2011

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Beginning in the broken aftermath of the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles that made German recovery almost impossible, this title tells the account of the men who rose to the fore in the dangerous days of the Weimar republic, circling around the cult of personality generated by Adolf Hitler.

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Pegasus Bridge

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Pegasus Bridge
D-Day - the Daring British Airborne Raid

Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication Date: 20021104

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In the early hours of 6th June 1944, a small detachment of British airborne troops stormed the German defence forces and paved the way for the Allied invasion of Europe. Pegasus Bridge was the first engagement of D-Day, the turning point of World War II.

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My Family is All I Have

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My Family is All I Have
A British Woman's Story of Escaping the Nazis and Surviving the Communists

Author: Helen Alice Dear
Publication Date: 4 January 2007

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Helen-Alice Dear was only fifteen when she left London to visit Bulgaria. She found herself unable to leave and struggling to survive. Despite these hardships, Helen refused to give up hope and managed to protect and raise her family. This book is a tale of courage and resilience, proving how indomitable the human spirit can be.

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Voices from D-Day

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Voices from D-Day
Eye-Witness Accounts of 6th June 1944

Author: Jonathan Bastable
Publication Date: 29 September 2006

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Explores the most momentous turning-point of World War II. This title features first-hand accounts of the Normandy landings, from both sides of the battle. It contains voices of the great military planners, Churchill, Paton and Eisenhower, alongside tales from the ordinary soldiers under fire and the French people watching the invasion.

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Jump for Life

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A Jump for Life
A Survivor's Journal from Nazi-Occupied Poland

Author: Ruth Altbeker Cyprys
Publication Date: 31 October 1998

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Caesar's Legion

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Caesar's Legion
The Epic Saga of Julius Caesar's Elite Tenth Legion and the Armies of Rome

Author: Stephen Dando-Collins
Publication Date: 28 October 2004

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"A unique and splendidly researched story, following the trials and triumphs of Julius Caesara s Legio X--arguably the most famous legion of its day--from its activation to the slogging battle of Munda and from Thapsus, Caesara s tactical masterpiece, to the grim siege of the Jewish fortress of Masada.

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My Father's Keeper

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My Father's Keeper
The Children of Nazi Leaders - an Intimate History of Damage and Denial

Author: Stephan Lebert
Publication Date: 4 July 2002

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Introduction by Daniel Goldhagen, author HITLER'S WILLING EXECUTIONERS. With TV series such as Hitler's Henchman, The World at War, Hitler's Women - interest in WWII has never been higher.

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Man Who Broke into Auschwitz

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The Man Who Broke into Auschwitz

Author: Denis Avey
Publication Date: 29 September 2011

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The international bestselling story of one British soldier's brave choice to exchange places with a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz.

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In Europe's Name

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In Europe's Name
Germany and the Divided Continent

Author: Timothy Garton Ash
Publication Date: 18 August 1994

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This text tells how German politicians set out to reunite Germany by overcoming the East-West division of Europe, and how they succeeded, just when they had almost given up hope. It looks at German Ostpolitik in the context of all European and American efforts to overcome the "Yalta" division.

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Pursuit

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Pursuit
The Sinking of the "Bismark"

Author: Ludovic Kennedy
Publication Date: 1 December 1975

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In May 1941, the German battleship Bismark, then the most formidable fighting ship afloat, escaped into the Atlantic, posing a terrible threat to the convoys that kept Britain supplied. This book gives a first hand account of the pursuit and sinking of the Bismark.

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Xerxes Invades Greece

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Xerxes Invades Greece

Author:  Herodotus
Publication Date: 4 May 2006

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When Xerxes, King of Persia, crosses the Hellespont at the head of a formidable army, it seems inevitable that Greece will be crushed beneath its might. But, the Greeks are far harder to defeat than he could ever have imagined. As storms lash the Persian ships, and sinister omens predict a cruel fate for the expedition, Xerxes strives onward.

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First World War

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The First World War
A New History

Author: Hew Strachan
Publication Date: 2 May 2006

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Explores such theatres as the Balkans, Africa and the Ottoman Empire. This book assesses Britain's participation in the first World War in the light of what became a struggle for the defense of liberalism. It shows how the war shaped the short twentieth century that followed it.

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Living Unknown Soldier

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The Living Unknown Soldier

Author: Jean-Yves Le Naour
Publication Date: 2 February 2006

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A true story of a soldier who lost his memory and identity during World War I, and of a people in mourning, who found in him the symbol of a lost generation. Revealing of the human cost of war, this book portrays not just the fate of one individual but a nation's inconsolable post-war grief and illuminates the nature of mourning.

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