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100 Years Lives
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What are the 1,000 events, through all time and from all places, that have been most influential in shaping the world in which we live today? From that starting point, the book's creators - a team of veteran writers and editors - have developed a volume rich in con... read more

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: 9781426203145
: National Geographic Society
: National Geographic Society
: 284mm X 235mm X 33mm
: United States
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: Judith Klein
: Hardback
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: 461 illustrations
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1000 Events That Shaped the World
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Bill Fawcett, author of 100 Mistakes That Changed History (Penguin, 2010), offers a new compendium of 101 mammoth mistakes - from the ill-fated rule of Emperor Darius III to the equally ill-fated search for WMDs in Iraq - that will, unfortunately, never be forgotten by history.

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: 9781101987049
: New American Library
: New American Library
: 210mm X 129mm X 25mm
: United States
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: Bill Fawcett
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101 Stumbles in the March of History: What If the Great Mistakes in War, Government, Industry, and Economics Were Not Made?
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Tricked by two men offering him a job as a musician in New York State in 1841, Solomon Northup was drugged and kidnapped. His life in jeopardy, he was forced to assume a new name and fake past. Taken to Louisiana on a disease-ridden plague ship, he was initially sold to a cotton planter. In the twelve... read more

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: 9781843914716
: Hesperus Press Ltd
: Hesperus Press Ltd
: 195mm X 125mm
: United Kingdom
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: Solomon Northup
: Paperback
: 306.362092
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12 Years a Slave: A True Story of Betrayal, Kidnap and Slavery
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On 8 February 1421 the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships, 500 foot long junks made from the finest teak and mahogany, were led by Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals. Their mission was 'to proceed all the way t... read more

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: 9780553815221
: penguin random house
: Bantam Press
: 198mm X 130mm X 43mm
: United Kingdom
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: Gavin Menzies
: Paperback
: New edition
: English
: 910.95109024
: 656
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1421 : The Year China Discovered the World
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Getty Images has one of the most important photo collections in the world. The fascinating black-and-white and color photographs in this volume lead observers through almost two centuries of the history of photo journalism. Including both everyday life and the grandest events, the ideals and fears of ... read more

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: 9783848000623
: Ullmann Publishing
: Ullmann Publishing
: 195mm X 264mm
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: Nick Yapp
: Hardback
: 070.49
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150 Years of Photo Journalism
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One of the best-known figures of British history, collective memory of Henry VIII presents us with the image of a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was ever political in intent... read more

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: 9780745953328
: Lion Hudson Plc
: Lion Books
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: Suzannah Lipscomb
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The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication in order to marry the divorcee, has provoked fascination and discussion for decades. However, the full story of the couple's links with the German aristocracy and Hitler has until now remained untold. Meticulo... read more

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: 9781782434573
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
: 231mm X 153mm X 29mm
: United Kingdom
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: Andrew Morton
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17 Carnations: The Windsors, the Nazis and the Cover-Up
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Adam Zamoyski's bestselling account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia and his catastrophic retreat from Moscow, events that had a profound effect on European history. In 1812 the most powerful man in the world assembled the largest army in history and marched on... read more

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: 9780007123742
: HarperCollins Publishers Australia
: HarperPerennial
: 197mm X 130mm
: United Kingdom
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: Adam Zamoyski
: Paperback
: English
: 940.2742
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1812 : Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow
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: 9781400032198
: Vintage
: Vintage
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: GOODHEART ADAM
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Nophoto
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Forever in the shadow of the war which followed, 1913 is usually seen as little more than the antechamber to apocalypse. Our perspectives narrowed by hindsight, the world of that year is reduced to its most frivolous features - last summers in grand aristocratic residences, a flurry of extravagant soc... read more

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: 9780099575788
: Vintage
: Vintage
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: United Kingdom
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: Charles Emmerson
: Paperback
: 909.821
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1913: The World Before the Great War
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A witty yet moving narrative worked up from sketched documentary traces and biographical fragments, 1913 is an intimate cultural portrait of a world that is about to change forever. The stuffy conventions of the nineteenth century are receding into the past, and 1913... read more

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: 9781846689642
: Profile Books Ltd
: The Clerkenwell Press
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Florian Illies
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1913: The year before the storm
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