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Quackery

What won’t we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was ...
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Monster City

The never-before-told true account of the serial killers who terrorized Nashville’s music scene for decades—and the cold-case Murder Squad determined to bring an end to their sadistic ...
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Atlas of Empires

Featuring 60 beautiful and detailed maps, Atlas of Empires tells the story of how and why the great empires of history came into being, operated, and ultimately declined, and discusses the future of ...
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Burning Down the Haus

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY  Rolling Stone * BookPage * Amazon *  Rough Trade Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence “[A] riveting and inspiring history of ...
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Vikings

From the remote and unforgiving landscape of northern Europe, the Vikings voyaged to far-flung areas of the world with extraordinary consequences. Vikings examines the origins, explorations and ...
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Island of the Lost

 “Riveting.” —The New York Times Book Review Hundreds of miles from civilization, two ships wreck on opposite ends of the same deserted island in this ...
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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper: Reconstructing the Crime Scenes in Forensic Detail is the only book that enables the reader to travel back into the London of 1888 by recreating key scenes from Jack the Ripper's ...
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The Napoleonic Wars

Published to mark the 250th anniversary of Napoleon's birth. Holmes relives Napoleon's life and times in this extraordinary period by examining letters, military maps, reports, proclamations, ship's ...
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Gender Rebels

Meet the unsung sheroes of history: the diverse, defiant and daring (wo)men who changed the rules, and their identities, to get sh*t done.You’ll encounter Kit Cavanagh, the swaggering Irish ...
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 - Release: 2019/11/01

WW2 Museum D-Day Everything We Have

Over 150,000 troops landed on the five beaches of D-Day, with over 20,000 reported casualties across both sides. June 6, 1944 will be a day forever remembered in history. The story of D-Day has been ...
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Masters of the Battlefield

Masters of the Battlefield examines the lives and tactics of 28 of the world's greatest military leaders, from Julius Caesar to Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf. Arranged chronologically, each general ...
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The Art of War Visualized

Sun Tzu's classic The Art of War, as it’s never been read before—illustrated with 200 of Jessica Hagy’s uniquely thought-provoking charts and graphs, making the 2,500-year old ...
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Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

If you have ever wondered “Why is there so much violence in the Middle East?”, “Who are the Palestinians?”, “What are the occupied territories?” or “What does Israel want?”, then this is the book ...
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Bushido

In eighteenth-century Japan, Tsunetomo Yamamoto created the Hagakure, a document that served as the basis for samurai warrior behavior. Its guiding principles greatly influenced the Japanese ruling ...
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Flight

The Wright Brothers first took their flyer soaring in 1903—and less than a century later, rockets flew us to the moon. Experience the evolution of aviation, from the earliest pioneers to the complex ...
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