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Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire
Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire
by William Rosen
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The epic story of the collision between one of nature?s smallest organisms and history?s mightiest empire During the golden age of the Roman Empire, Emperor Justinian reigned over a territory that stretched from Italy to North Africa. It was the zenith... (read more)

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Greek Fire, Poison Arrows and Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World
Greek Fire, Poison Arrows and Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World
by Adrienne Mayor
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Weapons of biological and chemical warfare have been in use for thousands of years, and Greek Fire, Poison Arrows and Scorpion Bombs, Adrienne Mayor's exploration of the origins of controversial weaponry, draws extraordinary connections between the... (read more)

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Critical Perspectives on the Industrial Revolution (Critical Anthologies of Nonfiction Writing)
Critical Perspectives on the Industrial Revolution (Critical Anthologies of Nonfiction Writing)
by Josh Sakolsky
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As modern man's greatest growth spurt, the Industrial Revolution ushered in an era unsurpassed in the history of the modern world, from technology to industry to migration. Using an eclectic group of viewpoints including presidential addresses, anonymous... (read more)

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The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences
The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences
by David Cannadine
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From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages. Investigating the six most... (read more)

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Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941
Fateful Choices: Ten Decisions That Changed the World, 1940-1941
by Ian Kershaw
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The newest immensely original undertaking from the historian who gave us the defining two-volume portrait of Hitler, Fateful Choices puts Ian Kershaw?s analytical and storytelling gifts on dazzling display. From May 1940 to December 1941, the leaders of... (read more)

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Renaissance Reader
Renaissance Reader
by Kenneth Joh Atchity
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As the transition between the Middle Ages and modern times, the Renaissance is perhaps the most distinguished age since that of Classical Greece. Moreover, the consciousness of our own time was largely formed by those who were given the freedom to... (read more)

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Cicero and Rome
Cicero and Rome
by David Taylor
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In "Cicero and Rome", David Taylor takes Cicero as the focal point forexamination of the last years of the Roman Republic. He traces theoften dramatic and violent events from the harsh dictatorship of Sulla(82 BC) to Cicero's own death in the... (read more)

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The Human Venture, Combined Volume: From Prehistory to the Present
The Human Venture, Combined Volume: From Prehistory to the Present
by Anthony Esler
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Written from a truly global perspective, this narrative tells the story of human events on the move—the exciting "event history" of wars and politics, booms and busts, the rise and fall of empires, and more. It also reaches beyond the events that... (read more)

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Rome
Rome
by Ada Gabucci
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"Perfect for both the student and the curious layperson."—John Clarke, author of Looking at... (read more)

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Kings or People: Power & the Mandate to Rule
Kings or People: Power & the Mandate to Rule
by Reinhard Bendix
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“It is difficult to decide which is the more impressive: the authority and control with which Mr. Bendix writes of the traditions, the institutions, and the technological and social developments of cultures as diverse as the British, French, German,... (read more)

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe (Oxford Illustrated Histories)
by T C W Blanning
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Written by an international team of leading scholars, The Oxford History of Modern Europe traces Europe's turbulent history, from the beginnings of the Revolution in France to the dawn of two World Wars, to the breakup of the Soviet Union, to today's... (read more)

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The Instruments of Torture
The Instruments of Torture
by Michael Kerrigan
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A unique historical reference guide complete with 110 stunning photographs and etchings of the instruments themselves.... (read more)

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Money: A History
Money: A History
by Jonathan Williams
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-252) and index.... (read more)

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Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece
Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece
by Lesley Adkins
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Combining both archaeological and historical sources, the handbook covers three millennia of ancient Greek civilization, from the advent of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the Roman conquest in 30 BC. Chapters are ordered thematically and explore... (read more)

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The Peasant Prince: Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution
The Peasant Prince: Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution
by Alex Storozynski
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Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a Polish-Lithuanian born in 1746, was one of the most important figures of the modern world. Fleeing his homeland after a death sentence was placed on his head (when he dared court a woman above his station), he came to America one... (read more)

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The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination
The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination
by Daniel J Boorstin
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By piecing the lives of selected individuals into a grand mosaic, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel J. Boorstin explores the development of artistic innovation over 3,000 years. A hugely ambitious chronicle of the arts that Boorstin delivers with... (read more)

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The Greeks: An Introduction to Their Culture
The Greeks: An Introduction to Their Culture
by Robin Sowerby
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"The Greeks" is a concise, yet wide-ranging, introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. This concise survey covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the end of the classical period, providing detailed... (read more)

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Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness
Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness
by Guy Maclean Rogers
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For nearly two and a half millennia, Alexander the Great has loomed over history as a legend — and an enigma. Wounded repeatedly but always triumphant in battle, he conquered most of the known world, only to die mysteriously at the age of thirty-two.... (read more)

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Democracy & Classical Greece 2ND Edition
Democracy & Classical Greece 2ND Edition
by J K Davies
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Together these five compact volumes [Early Greece by Oswyn Murray, Democracy and Classical Greece by J. K. Davies, The Hellenistic World by F. W. Walbank, The Roman Republic by Michael Crawford, The Later Roman Empire by Averil Cameron, all available... (read more)

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Century
Century
by Peter Jennings
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What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the stock-market crash of 1929, or experience the... (read more)

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