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Enigmas of History: Myths, Mysteries and Madness from Around the World

Enigmas of History: Myths, Mysteries and Madness from Around the World

by: Alan Baker

 

History is replete with unanswered questions regarding our own past and that of the world in which we live. Some of these questions are mere curiosities; others are of the profoundest importance to our cultural identity and have a serious bearing on our future. Each self-contained chapter in The...


ISBN: 9781845963361

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing

Subject: Contemporary UK, History

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Stranglers and Bandits: A Historical Anthology of Thuggee

Stranglers and Bandits: A Historical Anthology of Thuggee

by: Kim A. Wagner

 

Thuggee, the controversial cult of ritual highway murderers 'discovered' by the British in early nineteenth-century India, is one of the most sensational and contentious practices in South Asian history. This anthology brings together primary sources from the period of British involvement with...


ISBN: 9780195698152

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Contemporary UK, History

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Watches

Watches

 

Traces the facinating history of watches, illustrated with beautiful colour images, invaluable advice for the collector.


ISBN: 9781840131260

Publisher: Grange Books Ltd

Subject: Contemporary UK, History

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Communism

Communism

by: David Downing

 

Tyrants, dictators, monarchs, ballots, petitions, protests, - what do these have to do with you? History is studded with moments of high drama and periods of deep conflict - street battles, mass demonstrations and civil wars - as people have fought for the form of government they wanted. This...


ISBN: 9780431124322

Publisher: Pearson Education, Oxford

Subject: Children, History, General Knowledge

Readership level: Teenagers

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Dictatorship

Dictatorship

by: David Downing

 

Tyrants, dictators, monarchs, ballots, petitions, protests, - what do these have to do with you? History is studded with moments of high drama and periods of deep conflict - street battles, mass demonstrations and civil wars - as people have fought for the form of government they wanted. This...


ISBN: 9780431124315

Publisher: Pearson Education, Oxford

Subject: Children, History, General Knowledge

Readership level: Teenagers

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World Wonders

World Wonders

by: Brian Williams

 


ISBN: 9781842366240

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Subject: Children, History

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Communism

Communism

by: Nigel Richie

 

This book describes the background to communism in the Industrial Revolution and the ideas of Karl Marx. It traces the story of the Russian and Chinese Revolutions, the Cold War and the fall of the Iron Curtain, and it considers whether there is a future for communism in the 21st century.


ISBN: 9780750227490

Publisher: Hachette Children's Books

Subject: Children, History

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Rebels, Traitors Amd Turncoats of London

Rebels, Traitors Amd Turncoats of London

by: Travis Elborough

 

If you're a king or a queen, there's nothing quiet like thinking up the most hideous form of execution for a traitor! What you want is a good plot against one's royal self, followed by instruments of torture, topped off (quite literally) by a beheading or possibly some hanging, drawing and...


ISBN: 9781904153153

Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing

Subject: Children, History

Readership level: From 5 To 9

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Clothes of the Early Modern World

Clothes of the Early Modern World

by: Christine Hatt

 

Today, as in earliest times, people wear clothes not only for warmth and comfort, but to show their position in society or simply to look good and attract a partner. This series looks at how fashions changed during the 300 years from the early 1500s to the late 1700s. This was a time of great...


ISBN: 9781841381404

Publisher: Anova Books

Subject: Children, History

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Clothes of the Medieval World

Clothes of the Medieval World

by: Christine Hatt

 

From the earliest times, people have worn clothes, not just for warmth, but to show their status or role in a group. The books in this series look at how clothing and fashion have developed through the ages


ISBN: 9781841381398

Publisher: Anova Books

Subject: Children, History

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