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 History

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

The second volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the Crusades 'There was magic about. Saladin himself was troubled by terrible dreams...' Steven Runciman's unrivalled history of the Crusades is a classic of learning and vivid... read more

A History Of The Crusades II
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 History

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

The third volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the Crusades 'The whole tale is one of faith and folly, courage and greed, hope and disillusion' Steven Runciman's triumphant three-v... read more

A History of the Crusades: The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades: III
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The first volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the Crusades 'On a February day in the year AD 638 the Caliph Omar entered Jerusalem, riding upon a white camel'... read more

A History of the Crusades: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem: I
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As an antidote to more sober accounts of Scotland's history, Ian Crofon offers a colorful chronology of the eccentric, the infamous, the bawdy, the horrific, and the hilarious people and events that have spattered across the pages of our nation's story. From the Royal High School riot to Marocco the W... read more

History of Scotland Without the Boring Bits
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Meet fourteen remarkable Australian (and one Kiwi!) jacks and jills of all trades with a wealth of experiences from the good old days to modern times. Hailing from all walks of life, they share their memories with renowned yarn spinner Sandy Thorne... read more

Living Legends: True Tales of Extraordinary Old-Timers
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 History

Series:Turning Points in Ancient History Ser.
Awards:Commended for PROSE Awards: Archeology & Anthropology 2015.

In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Br... read more

1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
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In 1994 Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading world authority on DNA and human evolution, was called in to examine the frozen remains of a man trapped in glacial ice in northern Italy. News of the discovery of the Ice Man and his age, which was put at over five thousand years old, fascinated the world. But... read more

The Seven Daughters of Eve
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'Hello, I'm Stephen Fry. Now time for the first outing of a brand, spanking new feature here on The Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music...putting some unsuspecting figure in music under the spotlight.' In his Incomplete Utter History of Classical Music as told to Tim Lihoreau, Stephen Fry ... read more

Stephen Fry's Incomplete and Utter History of Classical Music
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One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made po... read more

The Swerve: How the Renaissance Began
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The crowning work of the bestselling Earth Chronicles series• Reveals the existence of physical evidence of alien presence on Earth in the distant past• Identifies and describes the demigods, such as Gilgamesh, descended from these visitors• Outlines the tests of this physical evidence ... read more

There Were Giants Upon the EarthGods, Demigods, and Human Ancestry: The Evidence of Alien DNA
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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'Whatever else Rob Mundle may write, this is likely to be his master work' Mike Power, The Mercury 'ROB MUNDLE IS A MASTER OF THE MARITIME NARRATIVE' Sunday Age Just before 1pm Boxing Day 1998, many thousands of Australians gathered - on and around Sydney Harbour, or in fr... read more

Fatal Storm
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In a novel of extraordinary richness, the whole sweep of British civilization unfolds through the story of one place, Salisbury, from beyond recorded time to the present day. The landscape - as old as time itself - shapes the destinies of the five families. The Wilsons and the Shockleys, locked ... read more

Sarum
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