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The Oxford History of Britain: 2021 edition

By: Kenneth O. Morgan The Oxford History of Britain tells the story of Britain and its people over two thousand years, from the coming of the Roman legions to the present day. Encompassing political, social, economic, and cultural developments throughout the British Isles, the dramatic narrative is taken...
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History of the World in 1,000 Objects

From the watch Napoleon used to synchronize with his generals at Waterloo and Chinese David vases believed to be the oldest example of blue and white porcelain to the US Constitution and the Mayan Dresden codex, the oldest book written in the Americas, History of the World in...
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Children’s Encyclopedia History

CHILDREN’S ENCYCLOPEDIA HISTORY is overflowing with 500 incredible facts about ancient history for children aged 7+. Key topics presented in short, numbered facts. Packed with fantastic photos and artwork. Special panels throughout for incredible facts, quizzes and projects. With fascinating information and detailed illustrations covering ancient Egypt, ancient...
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On this Day: A History of the World in 366 Days

Journey through the history of the world, one day at a time! If you ever wondered what happened on your birthday 100 years ago, or on Christmas in the year 800 or even Halloween several years ago, then this history book is perfect for you! Discover what happened...
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Great Britain – Amazing and Extraordinary Facts

“Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Great Britain” unearths the hidden legends, laws, landscapes, discoveries, adventures and locations that have shaped Britain’s compelling, and at times, tumultuous past. Explore how Britain was formed – its geology and climate, the quirky characters and events of its history and the origin...
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Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

by Morris L. Bierbrier The great pyramids of Giza, Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, and Ramesses II: the names and achievements of Ancient Egypt are legendary. Situated along the Nile River, the Ancient Egyptian civilization began around 3150 BC and lasted over three millennia until it was conquered...
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A History of Europe: From Pre-History to the 21st Century

by Jeremy Black Leading historian Professor Jeremy Black takes a journey through the vast sweep of European history, examining events as diverse as the rise of the Roman Empire, the brutal Viking raids, the cultural explosion of the Renaissance period, the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the...
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