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Voices of History 2


Arts, Science and Exploration

British Library


British Library 2005
AudioCD 
 

Alfred Tennyson reading from Maud, Howard Carter describing his discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, Albert Einstein discussing the responsibility of the Alfred Tennyson reading from Maud, Howard Carter describing his discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, Albert Einstein discussing the responsibility of the scientists who helped develop the atomic bomb: this set of two audio CDs features 38 such historic recordings drawn from the British Library Sound Archive. The tracks include extracts from radio broadcasts, speeches and commercial recordings, with notes on the speakers in the accompanying booklet. Running time: 139 minutes. ...more
 

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Castles


A History of Fortified Structures, Ancient, Medieval and

Charles Simpson

 (Edited by)

St Martins Griffin 2011
Paperback Illustrated
 

While the word 'castle' conjures up an image of the classic medieval stone edifice with towers and turrets, battlements and barbicans, the impulse to While the word 'castle' conjures up an image of the classic medieval stone edifice with towers and turrets, battlements and barbicans, the impulse to build defensive works is as old as civilization. This survey covers the whole span of fortified building in Europe, Asia and North America, taking an architectural approach and using plans, artworks and photographs to trace the evolution of defensive design, engineering and materials from ancient Egyptian and Assyrian strongholds to modern polygonal forts and naval fortresses. ...more
 

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A Brief History of History


Great Historians and the Epic Quest to Explain the Past

Colin Wells


Lyons 2008
Hardback 
 

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One Bloody Thing After Another


The World's Gruesome History

Jacob F Field


Michael O'Mara 2012
Hardback Illustrated
 

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The Ring and the Crown



Alison Weir; Kate Williams et al


Hutchinson 2011
Hardback Illustrated
 

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Ninja


1,000 Years of the Shadow Warriors

John Man


Bantam 2012
Hardback Illustrated
 

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Discovering Friendly and Fraternal Societies


Their Badges and Regalia

Victoria Solt Dennis


Shire 2005
Paperback Illustrated
 

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Discovering Fortifications


From the Tudors to the Cold War

Bernard Lowry


Shire 2006
Paperback Illustrated
 

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Enemies


A History of the FBI

Tim Weiner


Allen Lane 2012
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The Loire


A Cultural History

Martin Garrett


Signal 2010
Paperback Illustrated
 

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Istanbul


A Cultural and Literary History

Peter Clark


Signal 2010
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At the Kremlin Gates


A Historical Portrait of Moscow

Gerald R Skinner


Signal 2011
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Memory of the World



UNESCO


UNESCO 2012
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William Faden and Norfolk's Eighteenth-Century Landscape



Tom Williamson; Andrew Macnair


Windgather 2013
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When Kings Rode to Delhi



Gabrielle Festing


Lancer 2008
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