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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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Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918

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The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918

Author: A. J. P. Taylor
Publication Date: 22 April 1971

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A. J. P. Taylor examines the relations of the Great Powers, when Europe was still the centre of the world. Written in characteristically vigorous prose, this is a challenging and original diplomatic history, that also considers the political and economic forces which made continental war inevitable.

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Political History of Western Europe Since 1945

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A Political History of Western Europe Since 1945

Author: Derek W. Urwin
Publication Date: 15 April 1997

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Taking a thematic approach, Derek Urwin addresses the major political and economic developments in Western Europe since world War II, including the political consequences of the end of the Cold War, and the troubled progress of European integration since Maastricht.

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Fall of Yugoslavia

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Fall of Yugoslavia
The Third Balkan War

Author: Misha Glenny
Publication Date: 19930901

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Offers an account of the war in former Yugoslavia and contains material that discusses the end of the five-year conflict and looks ahead to an uneasy future in this region.

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Real Heroes of Telemark

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The Real Heroes of Telemark
The True Story of the Secret Mission to Stop Hitler's Atomic Bomb

Author: Raymond Mears
Publication Date: 20030901

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In 1943, four men parachuted onto a Norwegian glacier to prevent the Nazi regime from building an atomic bomb. Wilderness expert Ray Mears tells the true story of this grueling campaign, showing how these men's ability to survive in extreme conditions influenced the outcome of World War II.

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Terry Jones' Barbarians

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Terry Jones' Barbarians

Author: Terry Jones
Publication Date: 18 May 2006

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Takes a fresh approach to Roman history. This book offers us the chance to see the Romans from a non-Roman perspective. It reveals that most of those written off by the Romans as uncivilized, savage and barbaric were in fact organized, motivated and intelligent groups of people, with no intentions of overthrowing Rome and plundering its Empire.

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Concise History of France

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A Concise History of France

Author: Roger Price
Publication Date: 21 January 1993

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The new Concise History is an accessible and highly illustrated history of France, from the middle ages to Mitterrand.

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Concise History of Germany

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A Concise History of Germany

Author: Mary Fulbrook
Publication Date: 19910125

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Tracing the complex history of Germany from the early middle ages to the late 20th century and the breaching of the Berlin wall, this book explores the interrelations between political, social and cultural developments in the light of scholarly debates and differences of interpretation.

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Rise of Italian Fascism

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The Rise of Italian Fascism

Author: Andrew Boxer
Publication Date: 20 March 2000

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Part of the Questions in History series for A Level History. A survey of Mussolini's early political career, Italian politics, and the Facist seizure of power up to 1925.

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Borgias

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The Borgias

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publication Date: 7 July 2011

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The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption, nepotism, and greed that were rife in Renaissance Italy. The powerful, voracious Rodrigo Borgia, better known to history as Pope Alexander VI, was the central figure of the dynasty. This title presents a portrait the Borgia family.

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Forever in the Shadow of Hitler?

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Forever in the Shadow of Hitler?

Author: James Knowlton
Publication Date: 5 May 1993

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This work offers an English translation of primary documents that contributed to a debate in Germany in 1987 before the General Election in the Federal Republic on the need to reassess the historical interpretation of the Holocaust and the legacy of the Third Reich.

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To the Bitter End

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To the Bitter End
The Diaries of Victor Klemperer, 1942-45
v. 2 - To the Bitter End, 1942-45

Author: Victor Klemperer
Publication Date: 3 August 2000

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This second volume of Victor Klemperer's diary covers the period from the beginning of the Holocaust to the end of the war, telling the story of Klemperer's increasing isolation, his near miraculous survival, and his growing awareness of the Holocaust as his friends and associates disappeared.

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Monuments Men

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The Monuments Men
Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History

Author: Robert M. Edsel
Publication Date: 3 June 2010

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What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group of heroes? What if I told you there was a group of men on the front lines who didn't carry machine guns or drive tanks; a new kind of soldier, one charged with saving, not destroying. This book deals with these questions.

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Brief History of Venice

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A Brief History of Venice

Author: Elizabeth Horodowich
Publication Date: 30 July 2009

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Tells the story of Venice from its ancient origins, and its early days as a multicultural trading city where Christians, Jews and Muslims lived together at the crossroads between East and West. This book explores the often overlooked role of Venice, alongside Florence and Rome, as one of the principal Renaissance capitals.

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Massacre at Alamein?

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Massacre at Alamein?

Author: Robert Clarson-Leach
Publication Date: 4 May 1996

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Tommy

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Tommy
The British Soldier on the Western Front

Author: Richard Holmes
Publication Date: 4 May 2004

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A history of the ordinary British soldier in the First World War. Richard Holmes deploys his skills of historical analysis to tell the human story of the men that comprised the British army.

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Armageddon

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Armageddon
The Battle for Germany 1944-45

Author: Max Hastings
Publication Date: 15 April 2005

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The stunning bestseller from one of Britain's most highly regarded military historians

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Templars

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The Templars
The Dramatic History of the Knights Templar, the Most Powerful Military Order of the Crusades

Author: Piers Paul Read
Publication Date: 1 August 2000

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The dramatic, ultimately tragic history of the Knights Templar, the largest and most powerful military order of the Crusades.

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Forgotten Voices of the Holocaust

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Forgotten Voices of the Holocaust
A New History in the Words of the Men and Women Who Survived

Author: Lyn Smith
Publication Date: 4 May 2006

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Following the success of "Forgotten Voices of the Great War", this book chronicles one of human histories darkest hours - the Holocaust. This book draws on the recorded evidence of the experiences of Holocaust survivors for the Imperial War Museum sound archive - one of the most important archives of its kind in the world.

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Auschwitz

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Auschwitz

Author: Laurence Rees
Publication Date: 1 September 2005

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Shows how Auschwitz evolved from a concentration camp for Polish political prisoners into the site of the largest mass murder in history - part death camp, part concentration camp, where around a million Jews were killed. This book examines the mentality and motivations of the key Nazi decision makers.

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Hitler's Holocaust

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Hitler's Holocaust

Author: Guido Knopp
Publication Date: 9 December 2004

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No crime in the twentieth century has so deeply shocked mankind as the Holocaust. More than six million people were murdered, and countless more endured horrific suffering. This book provides an account of the history of the Holocaust. It reveals the appalling truths about the Holocaust and investigates the motives of the perpetrators.

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