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Freedman: Signals of War: the Falklands Conflict of 1982 (Paper)

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The Falklands Conflict of 1982

Author: Lawrence Freedman
Publication Date: 1 July 1992

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A definitive overview of the diplomacy and strategy of the Falklands Conflict...

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Unholy Babylon

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Unholy Babylon

Author: Adel Darwish
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1991

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Discloses a multitude of startling facts about the role of the west in Saddam's war....

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A Kent Christmas

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A A Kent Christmas
A New Selection

Author: Geoff &Fran Doel
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1990

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Shrapnel and Whizzbangs

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Shrapnel and Whizzbangs
A Tommy in the Trenches 1914-18

Author: Jeremy Mitchell
Publication Date: 29 September 2008

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George Oswald Mitchell (G.O.M.) was one of a relatively small number of British soldiers who served right through the First ...

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Story of the People's

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The Story of the People's

Author: Christopher Goulding
Publication Date: 1 December 1991

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Royal Wedding

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Royal Wedding
Charles and Diana

Author: Audrey Daly
Publication Date: 19810800

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This is a ladybird souvenir of the royal day. Packed with photographs it takes the reader through the day not only of the we...

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Forgotten Voices of the Somme

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Forgotten Voices of the Somme
The Most Devastating Battle of the Great War in the Words of Those Who Survived

Author: Joshua Levine
Publication Date: 1 October 2009

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Drawing on a wealth of material from the vast Imperial War Museum Sound Archive, this book offers insight into life on the front line: from the day-to-day struggle of circumstances to the white heat of battle and the constant threat of injury or death. It features contributions from soldiers of both sides and of differing backgrounds.

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Sex in History

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Sex in History

Author: Reay Tannahill
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1981

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Sex in History is a survey of sexual attitudes, customs and practices from pre-historic polygamy to the sex-role revolution of the 1970s....

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Frightful First World War

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Frightful First World War

Author: Terry Deary
Publication Date: 4 May 2009

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Helps readers discover the full story: what the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses, how sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack, and why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets.

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Journeys into the Past Life on the Home Front

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Journeys into the Past Life on the Home Front

Author: Reader's Digest
Publication Date: 199355

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A fascinating book which covers the "initial countdown to conflict" right through to the end of WWI. Contains eyewitness rep...

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Geordie Bible

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The Geordie Bible

Author: Andrew Elliott
Publication Date: 1 October 1986

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Last Stand!

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Last Stand!
Famous Battles Against the Odds

Author: Bryan Perrett
Publication Date: 19980319

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Presents 13 examples of last stand battles, including the Battle of Rorke's Drift, the Alamo and Little Big Horn, as well as lesser-known "stands", such as that of Napoleon's old guard at Waterloo.

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Munich.The Eleventh Hour

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Munich.The Eleventh Hour

Author: Robert Kee
Publication Date: 1988

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Fool and His Money

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A Fool and His Money

Author: Ann Wroe
Publication Date: 2 May 1996

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Rodez, in southern France, was divided for centuries by a fued between two masters. This partitioned town thus acquired two distinct cultures. This story focuses on the strange case of Peyre Marques, a merchant who forgets where he has buried his gold.

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The worlds greatest Railways

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The worlds greatest Railways

Author:  Chant
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An extensive guide to the world's railways, tracing an extraordinary timeline from the earliest rail network in the 19th century to the electric innovations of the new millennium. Illustrated with over 600 photographs ranging form the Puffing Billy to the Intercity. Includes a fascinating special feature in steam and the rapid transit system....

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Year 1000

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The Year 1000
What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium

Author: Robert Lacey
Publication Date: 28 January 1999

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In the year 1000 the world was one in of people who feared an apocalypse and people who had no idea what year it was or what lay beyond the nearest valley. Narrated through the progression of the seasons, this book presents a recreation of English life at the end of the first millennium AD.

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Witchery Tales

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Witchery Tales
Darker Side of Old Edinburgh

Author: Adam Lyal
Publication Date: 19880400

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Book about ghouls and ghosts in Edinburgh!......

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Secret Life of Bletchley Park

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The Secret Life of Bletchley Park
The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre by the Men and Women Who Were There

Author: Sinclair McKay
Publication Date: 1 August 2011

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The first oral history of one of the most fascinating aspects of the war effort.

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Fowler Legacy

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The Fowler Legacy

Author: Anthony Perry
Publication Date: 28 January 1997

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Wolverhampton's history is closely linked with the Fowler family. The family's contribution to Methodism, local politics and literature is covered in Tony Perry's book which recounts the history of Wolverhampton in the 19th and early-20th centuries.

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London's Strangest Tales

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London's Strangest Tales
Extraordinary But True Tales from Over a Thousand Years of London's History

Author: Tom Quinn
Publication Date: 3 March 2008

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Following in the bestselling steps of theStrangest... series, London is now given the Strangest treatment. This fascinating volume is packed with amazing things you didn't know about the capital, such as the fact that it's still forbidden to run, carry an umbrella or whistle in Burlington Arcade.

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Jews, God and History

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Jews, God and History

Author: Max Isaac Dimont
Publication Date: 31 October 2002

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Growing Up in Lambeth

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Growing Up in Lambeth

Author: Mary Chamberlain
Publication Date: 19890629

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Growing up in Lambeth is about family, neighbourhood and class.......using a wealth of oral material the book tells of child...

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Europe Since 1870

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Europe Since 1870

Author: James Joll
Publication Date: 19760930

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This updated edition takes into account the events of the 1980s, attempting a broad synthesis of a long and crowded period of history.

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Secret Rooms

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The Secret Rooms
A Castle Filled with Intrigue, a Plotting Duchess and a Mysterious Death

Author: Catherine Bailey
Publication Date: 2 May 2013

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At 6 am on 21 April 1940 John the 9th Duke of Rutland, and one of Britain's wealthiest men, ended his days, virtually alone, lying on a makeshift bed in a dank cramped suite of rooms in the servants' quarters of his own home, Belvoir Castle, in Leicestershire.

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Victorians and Edwardians at Work

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The Victorians and Edwardians at Work

Author: John Hannavy
Publication Date: 16 February 2009

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A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. This book lets you take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the world of work and working conditions experienced by the Victorians and Edwardians.

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Pirates and Privateers

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Pirates and Privateers

Author: Tom Bowling
Publication Date: 24 January 2008

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Offers a history of piracy, from ancient times through the Renaissance 'privateers' such as Drake, with their Letters of Marque (an early example of State-sponsored terrorism), to the real and flourishing threat of contemporary pirates that patrol the less well-regulated shipping lanes of the world.

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weekend in Munich

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weekend in Munich

Author: robert wistrich
Publication Date: 1995

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Art, propaganda and terror in the Third Reich...

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All Hell Let Loose

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All Hell Let Loose
The World at War 1939-1945

Author: Max Hastings
Publication Date: 29 September 2011

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A magisterial history of the greatest and most terrible event in history, from one of the finest historians of the Second World War. A book which shows the impact of war upon hundreds of millions of people around the world- soldiers, sailors and airmen; housewives, farm workers and children.

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First Light

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First Light

Author: Geoffrey Wellum
Publication Date: 6 August 2009

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Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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Speeches That Changed the World

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Speeches That Changed the World

Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Publication Date: 30 March 2006

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Contains over 50 momentous speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations. This book includes biographies of each speaker, the history of why each speech was significant and what happened as a result. Black and white photography illustrates these key figures and moments in history.

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Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World

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The Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World

Author: Maureen Vincent-Northam
Publication Date: 31 January 2007

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Useful for genealogists, this book offers tips on tracing your forebears, from ways to gather background evidence to understanding and deciphering old documents and records. It offers advice on creating your own family archive and useful websites and addresses.

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Belle Epoque - Paris in the Nineties

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Belle Epoque - Paris in the Nineties

Author: Raymond Rudorff
Publication Date: 197211

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The Lady & the Unicorn

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The Lady & the Unicorn

Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publication Date: Jan 2004

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Novel by author of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'. ......

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Boris Godunov the tragic Tsar

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Boris Godunov the tragic Tsar

Author: Ian Grey
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1973

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Stockport

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Stockport
A Pictorial History

Author: Roy Westall
Publication Date: 31 October 2009

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An illustrated history of Stockport, originally published in hardback in 1988 and again in paperback in 1999

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Who Do You Think You Are?

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Author: Dan Waddell
Publication Date: 11 October 2004

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Combines both stats and pub facts, with emotions as people discover the heroes and villains in their family's past. This book emphasizes the human and emotional side, and equips you with the basic tools to start and maintain your quest as well as includes the celebrity stories. It also includes a section on books and websites.

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Dictionary of First Names

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Dictionary of First Names

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Publication Date: 31 December 2000

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We all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history? This dictionary provides a collection of linguistic, historical, and associated information about some 7,000 names, making it ideal reference for linguists and family historians, as well as an important source of information for parents choosing a name for a child.

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Opium: a History

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Opium: a History

Author: Martin Booth
Publication Date: 1 July 1998

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Chronicles the history and often unexplored cultural impact of a narcotic whose use has spanned centuries and forms, from smoking dens in the 1800s to the heroin of today.

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Rock Lighthouses of Britain

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Rock Lighthouses of Britain

Author: Christopher P. Nicholson
Publication Date: 1 December 1995

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Recounts the history of 12 rock lighthouses in various parts of the British Isles, how and why they were constructed and of the difficulties that had to be overcome. This well-illustrated book contains many stories and dramas recorded about the lighthouses and their keepers

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What If?

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What If?
Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

Author: Robert Cowley
Publication Date: 6 April 2001

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'Anyone interested in military history or indeed history in general will find it fascinating to read.' The Spectator

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Bloody Foreigners

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Bloody Foreigners

Author: Robert Winder
Publication Date: 21 April 2005

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The story of immigration to Britain from the Romans to asylum seekers. A moving and inspiring history which chronicles the remarkable stories of immigration that founded and defined a nation.

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The Lost Pharoahs

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The Lost Pharoahs

Author: Leonard Cottrell
Publication Date: 1969

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Samuel Pepys, The Man In The Making

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Samuel Pepys, The Man In The Making

Author: Arthur Bryant
Publication Date: 1949

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This one has no dust jacket but is n good condition, taPart of the trilogy on the life of one of our greatest writers and di...

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Nine Suitcases

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Nine Suitcases

Author: Bela Zsolt
Publication Date: 7 April 2005

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Nine Suitcases is a horror story but, sadly, a true one. Zsolt was both an accomplished novelist and a highly skilled journalist. He reports and analysizes the appalling events, almost immediately after they occurred, with exceptional freshness and a devastating blend of angry despair and cool detachment.

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North Coast Diaries

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North Coast Diaries

Author: Alexander Youngson
Publication Date: 13 November 2006

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Offers an insight into Strathy's society, outlining the prosperity, as well as the tensions and inequality between landed estate owners and small crofters. This book covers the years 1911, 1912, 1915 and 1919, and also span the time of the First World War and its influence on a Highland community.

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Bismarck and Germany, 1862-90

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Bismarck and Germany, 1862-90

Author: D.G. Williamson
Publication Date: 19860506

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This text provides a concise, analytical account of Bismarck's role in the complex events leading to the creation of a united Germany in 1871. It offers readers balanced coverage of the period 1862 to 1890 and contains material on the relationship between economics and Bismarck's diplomacy.

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The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1867-1918

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The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1867-1918

Author: John W. Mason
Publication Date: 01 JAN 1990

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Title says it all. Part of the Seminar Studies in History series....

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen
An Expedition Round My Family

Author: Ranulph Fiennes
Publication Date: 15 October 2009

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes takes a journey around his eccentric family tree, and reveals how he came to be described by the Guinness Book of Records as 'the world's greatest living explorer'

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White Mischief

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White Mischief
The Cultural History of Cocaine

Author: Tim Madge
Publication Date: 12 April 2001

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This title examines the cultural history of cocaine, from its first use in South America thousands of years ago through its fall from grace in the 1900s to its re-emergence in the 1970s and '80s as the drug of choice for millions of people.

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Illustrated Family Encyclopedia Of Aboriginal Australians To Arctic Ocean Volume 1

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Illustrated Family Encyclopedia Of Aboriginal Australians To Arctic Ocean Volume 1

Author: Dorling Kindersley
Publication Date: 2004

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