History

History

History

History

History, military and Historical Biography of pre-20th century characters like Nelson, Napoleon to Buddha or Ghengis Khan.

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Like most of those who study
history, he (Napoleon III) learned
from the mistakes of the past how
to make new ones.
- A. J. P Taylor

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CAUGHT IN THE REVOLUTION
HELEN RAPPAPORT    Book Number: 86477
Published price: $27.99
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Between the First Revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, the former St Petersburg, Petrograd, was in turmoil, felt nowhere more keenly than on the fashionable Mevsky Pro...
HIDEOUS HISTORY: Death and Destruction
SANDRA LAWRENCE    Book Number: 86482
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Grim and gruesome but fun at the same time, 10-14 year olds can learn history as never taught in school. Madame Tussaud had been a talented student of a medical wax sculptor and taken life masks f...
HIDEOUS HISTORY: Trials and Trickery
SANDRA LAWRENCE    Book Number: 86483
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A companion to code 86482 Death and Destruction, here is more grim and gruesome history for 10-14 year olds, presented in the most appealing and easy-to-absorb style. Corrupt trials, foul ways of ...
LONGEST AFTERNOON: 400 Men Who Decided
BRENDAN SIMMS    Book Number: 86488
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By re-orientating Waterloo around the Haye Sainte farmhouse, the Cambridge professor gives us a riveting new account of the famous battle. Among other things, he shows that Napoleon came much clos...
CLASSICAL EDUCATION: The Stuff You Wish You'd Been Taught
CAROLINE TAGGERT    Book Number: 86824
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Only a century ago, George Bernard Shaw could call a play Pygmalion and expect his audience to understand why. Yet in the last 20 years the number of students taking Latin GCSE has reduced by almo...
STORY AND LANGUAGE OF HERALDRY
STEPHEN SLATER    Book Number: 86937
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The birth of heraldry coincided with changes in the nature of European society which was becoming more sophisticated, and with more estates passing from one generation to the next. The idea of a s...
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