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 History

This definitive account is perfect for any history-buff this Father's day. **The New York TimesBestseller****The book of the landmark documentary, The Vietnam War, by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick** The definitive work on the Vietnam War, the conflict that came t... read more

The Vietnam War: An Intimate History
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Selected from sermons delivered by C. S. Lewis during World War II, these nine addresses show the beloved author and theologian bringing hope and courage in a time of great doubt. Addressing some of the most difficult issues we face in our da... read more

Weight of Glory: A Collection of Lewis' Most Moving Addresses
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Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much spilt milk; a splatter... read more

Milk! A 10,000 year old Food Fracas

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 History

Inspired by the groundbreaking A History of the World in 100 Objects, this book draws on the unique collections of The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, to chronicle the evolution of video games, from Pong to first-person shooters, told through the stories... read more

A History of Video Games in 64 Objects

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 History

A soldier falls asleep on duty and is threatened with being court-martialled. An officer lies in mud, fighting for his life and the life of his men. A young man walks across Waterloo Bridge, explosives in his rucksack, heart pounding. In this powerfully moving book, Faulks shows u... read more

War Vintage Minis
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 History

'Brilliant. A timely reminder of the fragility of democracy and the dangers of extreme nationalism.' Nikolaus Wachsmann, author of KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps 'Intelligent, well-informed... intriguing.' The Times 'In this post-truth, alternative-facts American... read more

Death Of Democracy
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Named Best Book of the Year by theFinancial Times, theEconomistand theAtlantic In this definitive history of the modern Arab world, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan draws extensively on five centuries of Arab sources to place the Arab experience... read more

The Arabs: A History - Revised and Updated Edition
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Anyone who loves history, science, art, or classic tales of adventure will be enthralled by the journeys of Captain James Cook and his intrepid crews. Three epic voyages took them to South America, the Southern Ocean,... read more

The Voyages of Captain James Cook: The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Voyages

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FACT CRIME SHORTLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NON-FICTION 'A riveting true story of greed, serial murder and racial injustice' JON KRAKAUER 'A fiercely entertaining mys... read more

Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI

This is the great American pot story, a dramatic social exploration of a plant that sits at the nexus of political, legal, medical, and scientific discourse. From its ancient origins, to its cutting-edge therapeutic ben... read more

Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana - Medical, Recreational and Scientific
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 History

Cook's great voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January 1778 he made contact with the last of the human civilizations to grow up independently of the rest of the world. But equally for the Polynesians and Melanesia... read more

Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook
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Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Higgs boson. Precision is the key to everything. It is a... read more

Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World