1092 books (55 pages) in this category
by Joachim C. Fest
Albert Speer remains the most mysterious character of the leadership of the Nazi regime. He was the chief architect of the Third Reich and Adolf Hitler?s confidant. Speer built the ?Reichskanzlei? (official offices), discovered the ?Lightdome? ...
by E M Forster
Churchill's Great Coalition 1940-45
by Roger Hermiston
Now Roger Hermiston tells the story of the men - and women - who steered Britain through its darkest hour, showing how they helped to win the Second World War, and how they laid the foundations of the 'New Jerusalem' that followed. ...
by CAFFIN ELIZABETH
This is the definitive collection of work by New Zealand's most distinguished poet. Throughout his lifetime, Allen Curnow revised, selected and collected his poetry in various ways. For the first time, this collection brings together all of the ...
Defeat Into Victory
by Michael Korda
<p><b>Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the great events that led to Dunkirk.</b></p> <p>In an absorbing work peopled with world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens ...
Counterfactuals in History
by Richard J. Evans
by Julie Peakman
Encompassing the long 18th century, <i>Amatory Pleasures</i> examines a broad and enticing variety of topics in the history of sexuality in Georgian times. It includes discussion of sexual perversion, criminal conversation, erotic gardens, ...
A History of Promise, Peril, and Liberation
by Elaine May
The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
by Hugh Wilford
by Victor oToryo Failmezger
As the war began to swing in favour of the Allies, it became clear that no final defeat of the Third Reich would be possible until the armoured monsters of the Panzerwaffe were defeated. But who would, or even could, take on the mighty Tigers ...
by Alan Taylor
<p>The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the nation its democratic framework. Alan Taylor, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, gives us a different creation story in ...
The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles
by Tom Keneally
On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House. This is the story of that killing and its repercussions. Thomas Keneally brilliantly recreates ...Audio Book
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
by Russell Shorto
The War in North Africa, 1942-1943
by Rick Atkinson
by HOLROYD MICHAEL
Michael Holroyd, perhaps the most distinguished of contemporary biographers, has in recent years turned his attention to the stories hidden within his own fascinating (not to say eccentric) family. In Ancestors in the Attic he teases out two ...
by Alexis De Tocqueville
With this book, Alexis de Tocqueville envisioned a multi-volume philosophic study of the origins of modern France that would examine the implications of French history on the nature and development of democratic society. Tocqueville worried that
by P. Hunt
by David Sansone
<p>The third edition of <i>Ancient Greek Civilization</i> is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.</p> <ul> <li>Explores the evolution and ...
The Extraordinary Story of our World War I Nurses
by Peter Rees
By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon confronted withAudio Book
by Ian;Turner, Graham Sumner
This title explores the recruitment, training, and combat experiences of the famous ANZAC infantry in the opening years of World War I. When war broke out in 1914, men rushed to the colours even before their governments had formally offered ...