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Knights: In History and Legend
Knights: In History and Legend
by Constance Bouchard
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The most comprehensive book on knights and knighthood available. The word knight conjures up images of gallant men in gleaming armor astride noble steeds, searching for foes to fight and fair maidens to rescue. In Knights the reality of knighthood is... (read more)

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Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us
Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us
by Paul Koudounaris
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Death is universal, but the human response to death varies widely. In Western society, death is usually medicalized and taboo, and kept apart from the world of the living, while in much of the rest of the world, and for much of human history, death has... (read more)

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The Timechart History of the World: Over 6000 Years of World History Unfolded
The Timechart History of the World: Over 6000 Years of World History Unfolded
by Third Millennium Press
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The timechart is based on an original Victorian wall chart, published in 1890. It follows the entire history of mankind and shows what was happening concurrently around the world with illustrations of many major events, discoveries and prominent people... (read more)

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National Geographic History Book: An Interactive Journey
National Geographic History Book: An Interactive Journey
by Marcus Cowper
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You won't find dusty topics and long-dead heroes and villains in the National Geographic History Book. Turn the pages and you'll find documents, letters, journals, telegrams, posters, and artworks that you can literally pull out and examine. See for... (read more)

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Atlas of the 20th century
Atlas of the 20th century
by Hammond Incorporated
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We have only a few years to go in the 20th century, and books on the subject are beginning to come in (they'll need some updating by the time the century really ends). This highly visual survey--the graphics are the strong feature--is arranged in five... (read more)

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Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C)
Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C)
by David Eltis
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Between 1501 and 1867, the transatlantic slave trade claimed an estimated 12.5 million Africans and involved almost every country with an Atlantic coastline. In this extraordinary book, two leading historians have created the first comprehensive, up-to... (read more)

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Knights: In History and Legend
Knights: In History and Legend
by Constance Brittain Bouchard
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Written by an international team of historians and scholars with specialized knowledge of the medieval era and illustrated with sumptuous images ranging from manuscript illuminations and PreRaphaelite paintings to photographs of authentic armor, swords,... (read more)

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The Caesars
The Caesars
by David Potter
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Beginning with the accession of Augustus, this lavishly illustrated survey follows the triumphs, failures, and ultimate decline of the Roman Empire through the lives of its emperors. The highlights of 500 years of Roman history are all addressed... (read more)

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Masterworks of man & nature.
Masterworks of man & nature.
by World Heritage
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glossary, but no bibliography. A portion of the proceeds from book sales go to the Committee. 9.5x12 UNESCO's World Heritage Committee--established in 1972 to promote protection of cultural and natural sites--has compiled a list of some 400 sites in... (read more)

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Smithsonian Timelines of the Ancient World: A Visual Chronology from the Origins of Life to AD 1500
Smithsonian Timelines of the Ancient World: A Visual Chronology from the Origins of Life to AD 1500
by Chris Scarre
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A big book (8.75x14.5"). Introductions to the chronologically arranged chapters summarize highlights of the era under study and present maps and key dates. The body of each chapter consists of a timeline laid out so that comparisons can be made among... (read more)

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Europe 1492 :portrait of a continent five hundred years ago
Europe 1492 :portrait of a continent five hundred years ago
by Franco Cardini
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A picture book with text that is not particularly coherent or well- organized. The illustrations, almost all of which are in color and well reproduced, are a curious collection, mainly of 15th century art. While obviously not published for the scholar,... (read more)

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Our times :the illustrated history of the 20th century
Our times :the illustrated history of the 20th century
by Lorraine Glennon
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Organized year-by-year, comprises deftly written entries on a myriad facets of history, art and literature, science, and popular culture. Each entry includes at least one reference forward or backward to a specific year and entry on a related subject... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World: The Greatest Discoveries & Inventions of Human History
Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World: The Greatest Discoveries & Inventions of Human History
by Robert Ingpen
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A highly graphic book (mostly color paintings with soft-focus) for school and public libraries. It is very inviting with generous captions, side-bars and sharp drawings. The text supposes no prior knowledge of the topics (ranging from the lever... (read more)

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A Visual History of the Twentieth Century
A Visual History of the Twentieth Century
by Terry Burrows
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World History Atlas Revised Expanded Edition
World History Atlas Revised Expanded Edition
by Hammond
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Icons of the 20th Century: 200 Men and Women Who Have Made a Difference
Icons of the 20th Century: 200 Men and Women Who Have Made a Difference
by Barbara Cady
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Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome
by Duncan Hill
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Atlas of the 20th Century
Atlas of the 20th Century
by R J Overy
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Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire Illustrated
Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire Illustrated
by Edward Gibbon
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Then and Now: A World History of How People Lived from Ancient Times to the Present (Family Reference)
Then and Now: A World History of How People Lived from Ancient Times to the Present (Family Reference)
by Parragon
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