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The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs

by Marc David Baer The Ottoman Empire has long been depicted as the Islamic, Asian antithesis of the Christian, European West. But the reality was starkly different: the Ottomans’ multiethnic, multilingual, and multireligious domain reached deep into Europe’s heart. Indeed, the Ottoman rulers saw themselves as the new Romans. Recounting the Ottomans’...
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Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens

by Mike Ashley A record of Britain’s kings and queens over 2000 years of history. It includes more than 1000 monarchs who have at some time ruled all or part of Britain. This includes the host of tribal and Saxon rulers prior to 1066 as well as famous...
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Dictionary of Archaeology

English | February 11, 1999 | ISBN: 0631174230 | 736 Pages | PDF | 8.33 MB This dictionary provides those studying or working in archaeology with a complete reference to the field. Download http://usafiles.net/1rCx/Dictionary_of_Archaeology.pdf
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The World of Ancient Greece: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

This book opens the world of the ancient Greeks to all readers through easily accessible entries on topics essential to understanding Greek high culture and daily life. The ancient Greeks provided the foundation for Western civilization. They made significant advances in science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and government. While...
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World Military Leaders: A Biographical Dictionary

2007 | 433 Pages | ISBN: 0816047324 | PDF | 11 MB Spanning the years from the beginning of recorded history to the modern day. ”World Military Leaders: A Biographical Dictionary” profiles the influential military leaders whose actions precipitated enormous change in the world around them. From master...
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The Nile: History’s Greatest River

The greatest river in the world has a long and fascinating history. Professor Terje Tvedt, one of the world’s leading experts on the history of waterways, travels upstream along the river’s mouth to its sources. The result is a travelogue through 5000 years and 11 countries, from the...
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

by Peter Frankopan (Author) Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability to...
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