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      Berlin: Imagine a City.

      A wonderful history of the German city told through the people that lived it. Through five centuries and 23 of its former inhabitants, and beautifully written prose it is an intelligent way to present history. From Konrad von Cšlln (1469) to Margarete...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $12.95
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      History of the World through Headlines.

      Here are important stories, the dramatic events, natural disasters, incredible technological and scientific advances, wars, famines, and feats of human endurance and ingenuity, all as they were reported at the time. A fabulous resource for study this...

      Was: $39.95
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      It's About Time: How Long History Took.

      An interesting way to look at history, as it ranks key historical moments by duration, from shortest to longest. It recounts nearly 200 significant events such as the assassination of President Kennedy (5.6-8.3 seconds); the flight of the Challenger (1...

      Was: $21.95
      Now: $4.95
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      Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century.

      Well written, well organised, and highly ambitious, it provides a sweeping study of a notoriously difficult subject. It was a century of unparalleled violence and barbarity, yet also of humanity, prosperity and promise. This sheds light on why the...

      Was: $65.00
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      Shakespeare's Restless World.

      He provides us with a portrait of the era in twenty objects which offer wonderful insights into Shakespeare's times and how Elizabethans really lived. They ÔÉtransport us to that pivotal moment when politics, science, religion, even the basic facts of...

      Was: $72.00
      Now: $14.95
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      The 50's: The Story of a Decade.

      This volume collects nearly one hundred classic pieces, reviews, poems, and stories by Truman Capote, John Cheever, Nadine Gordimer, Joseph Mitchell, Vladimir Nabokov, Sylvia Plath, Lillian Ross, Philip Roth, John Updike, Eudora Welty, and others. The...

      Was: $70.00
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      The World of King Arthur.

      King Arthur is always surrounded by an air of mystery, and we will probably never answer all the questions about him. But this profusely illustrated book offers a good understanding of the historical period which produced, if not the king himself, then...

      Was: $40.00
      Now: $14.95
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      The Year it All Fell Down.

      He presents 2011 as a year as important as 1848. It was the year of the Arab Spring, the London Riots and Occupy Wall Street, the Christchurch earthquake, the Fukushima meltdown, the shooting of US Senator Gabby Giffords, Assange fighting extradition,...

      Was: $29.99
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      Timeline History of the World.

      A chronological guide to all the key events and people who have helped shape the world today. Rather than an in-depth study of important happenings, it is a comprehensive list that attempts to give the reader a broad idea of patterns over time. Chapters...

      Was: $32.50
      Now: $12.95
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      We Were There: An Eyewitness History of the Twentieth Century.

      In this collection of eyewitness reportage, distinguished reporter, author and broadcaster Robert Fox brings together accounts from soldiers, journalists, poets, scientists, adventurers and chance bystanders to create a vivid, compelling history of the...

      Was: $26.95
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      Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

      Yes, Twitter and Facebook are recent creations. But the need for swift social communication has sprung up at many times in history. For example wall posts in ancient villas; how Cicero's readers would share his letters on politics; the moment Martin...

      Was: $44.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Severed: A history of Heads Lost and Heads Found.

      Includes discussions of shrunken heads, trophy heads, framed heads, frozen heads, heads that decorate our churches, festoon our city walls, fill our museums, heads that are props for artists, specimens for scientists, trophies for soldiers and items for...

      Was: $54.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Heyday: The 1850s and the Dawn of the Global Age.

      This was the decade, he says, that gave birth to modernity. They were years of tumultuous upheaval and accelerated change. Steam and electricity shrank the world, huge deposits of gold were discovered, and there was unprecedented mass migration and free...

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