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      A History Of Israel: From the Rise of Zionism to Our Time.

      This is the third edition of this enormous, powerful history ÔÉa triumph of comprehensive scholarship which is also a delight to read.' Keenly analytical it will interest the student of history, the layman, and students of religious history. Publisher...

      Was: $64.99
      Now: $29.95
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      A History of Modern Libya.

      Publisher Description Libya is coming in from the cold, but for most of the three decades following the 1969 revolution, the country was labelled a pariah state by the West. Dirk Vandewalle, one of only a handful of western scholars to visit during the...

      Was: $37.50
      Now: $9.95
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      A History of Terror: Fear and Dread Through the Ages.

      Publisher Description An illustrated social history, from prehistoric terror of ancestral spirits down to existential angst a la J-P Sartre and dread of alien kidnapping. Throughout history, humankind has been aware of entering into an existence from...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Bannockburn: Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence.

      The Orkney-raised (therefore superior in our eyes) author is a well-known writer on Scottish history. The Battle of Bannockburn took place on 23-24 June 1314, and this was published to celebrate its 700th anniversary. The medieval conflict between...

      Was: $56.95
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      Behind the Wall: Life, Love, and Struggle in Palestine.

      An amazingly powerful read, relating the stories of the people of Palestine and their suffering and struggle against the occupiers of their territory, it recounts the great pathos and the brief joys of life lived under dispossession and oppression. Above...

      Was: $54.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Cheek by Jowl: A History of Neighbours.

      A fascinating and well-researched work of social history, written with humour and an eye for the most interesting details, it takes us through nine centuries to reveal how relations with our neighbours have changed over time. She shows how demography,...

      Was: $59.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Countrymen.

      An exciting and inspirational chronicle of how Denmark's Jews escaped the Nazis, it is also genuinely moving. Danish citizens were protected by Danish law, which did not distinguish between citizens of different creeds. To that end, over a period of...

      Was: $27.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Crazy River: A Plunge into Africa.

      In the early years of the 21st century, when it seemed as if all exploring had been done long ago, Grant heard about the Malagarasi River in Africa that no one had ever gone down in a boat before or 'explored' it in the old-fashioned sense. So off he set...

      Was: $24.95
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      Cruel Harvest: US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade.

      Afghanistan accounts for 90% of the global supply of heroin. The Taliban are seen as the villains as drugs fund the insurgency, corrupt the political process, and increase addiction around the world. But US forces and CIA operatives have been complicit...

      Was: $47.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Curse of the Narrows.

      During the First World War a colossal explosion occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, when a ship collided with another one which was carrying munitions. It caused devastating damage and the citizens of the nearest big city, Boston, rushed to the rescue in a...

      Was: $52.00
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      Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences.

      The Iranian revolution of 1979 changed history. The destruction of the monarchy upset the political order in the Middle East and inaugurated 30 years of warfare, and introduced a new way of looking at human affairs. Buchan explains the resentments that...

      Was: $75.00
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      Dreams of the Road.

      Publisher Description We Dream of the Road brings together memories, anecdotes, fears and the of older gypsies living in the south-west of England. While travelling gypsies have been a distinctive feature of south-west England for hundreds of years,...

      Was: $44.95
      Now: $14.95
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      God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World.

      The author contends that the Inquisition was not a medieval oddity, but in fact an integral part of the making of the modern world. He believes its legacy can still be seen today in the way powerful institutions can censor information, conduct...

      Was: $69.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Greeks Overseas: Their Early Colonies and Trade.

      The Greeks sailed to the East and Egypt, and made contact with the older civilizations of Mesopotamia and the Nile Valley from which they learned much. In the west and north people were less advanced culturally and technologically, and the Greeks were...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $14.95
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      I Believe in Yesterday.

      The purchase of the last house in Chiswick with an outdoor loo inspired Moore to ponder on the hardships and pleasures experienced by those in days past. He re-enacts an odyssey through two millennia of filth and fury, conjuring up times long forgotten...

      Was: $39.95
      Now: $12.95
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      Israel: A History.

      Written by a well-known Israeli scholar, and translated from the original Hebrew, it is an exhaustive study of the emergence of Zionism in Europe, the earliest pioneer settlements in Palestine and the relations among Jews, Arabs and Turks in this region...

      Was: $34.95
      Now: $16.95
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      Keeping Up with the Germans: A History of Anglo-German Encounters.

      In 1996, when he was 16, the author moved with his family from Hamburg to London. He became interested in the differences/similarities between Germans and the English. He examines eight historical encounters between the English and Germans over the last...

      Was: $32.95
      Now: $12.95