Book Category: History

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British Women Artists: A Biographical Dictionary of 1,000 Women Artists in the British Decorative Arts

This comprehensive volume presents the biographies of 1,000 women who were active in the British decorative arts over the last few centuries. Some of these…

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Italianità: The Essence of Being Italian and Italian-American

Whether we hail from Napoli or New York, Bari or Boston, Poughkeepsie or Palermo, there is a special quality that binds us – Italiani nel Mondo –…

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Israel and Palestine Book

Israel and Palestine: The Complete History [2019 Edition]

In July 2018, Israel’s Knesset approved the Nation-State Bill, a controversial piece of legislation, both at home and abroad, which declared Israel a sovereign state…

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Wolfram Wars: Exposing The Secret Battle in Portugal

Wolfram Wars: Exposing The Secret Battle in Portugal

Wolfram – also known as Tungsten – is about more than electric light bulbs. Its more deadly claim-to-fame rests in its armour-piercing qualities. During WWII,…

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FIFA Football Video Game Book

FIFA Football: The Story Behind The Video Game Sensation

EA's most beautiful game – the FIFA series – has proved a global success. It has sold a record-breaking number of copies, garnered numerous plaudits…

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Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World's Largest Accidental Blast, 1944

Voices from the Explosion: RAF Fauld, the World’s Largest Accidental Blast, 1944

The story, told for the first time from eyewitness accounts, of the world’s largest manmade pre-nuclear explosion. It happened at R.A.F. Fauld bomb store on…

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A Multitude of Fins Fishing Book

A Multitude of Fins: A Recent History of Fly Fishing for Trout

Question: What's the pastime that has similarities with sex and religion, needs crafty plans and downright cunning, reeks of desperation and death, turns grown men…

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Dress the 1920s The Great Gatsby

Dress the 1920s: From Flapper Chic to The Great Gatsby

"In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different" - Coco Chanel Do you crave The Great Gatsby look? Want to know more about…

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Churchill versus Hitler: War of Words

  Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill clashed for years in public as their opinions of each other and feuding helped determine the course of the…

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Steel and Grace: Sheffield’s Olympic Track and Field Medallists

There is a British city that has produced some of the most exceptional individuals to ever grace the Olympic Games. A city that has developed…

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AKs and Lollipops: Inside The Syrian Conflict

AKs and Lollipops: Inside The Syrian Conflict

Since the spring of 2011 Syria has been a country intent on destroying itself. What began as peaceful demonstrations, against the leadership of President Bashar…

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