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The Devil Himself The Mutiny of 1800

by Dudley Pope

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February 1988
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9780436377518
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author, a distinguished naval historian and novelist, has pieced together the story of the 1800 mutiny of the corvette 'La Vaillante' from British document and the French naval achieves at Brest. 186 pages, notes and bibliography.
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THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS

by Stephen Howarth

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Published
1982
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9780002164528
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Condition: Clean copy. Content: Charting the rise and fall of the Knights Templar, tracing the lives and deaths of its members, examining the motives of its supporters and opponents, the author cuts through myths and legends, and set out the true historical facts322 pages, bibliography, index.
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Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths

by Karen ARMSTRONG

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Published
1996
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9780679435969
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author traces the history of how Jews, Christians, and Muslims have all laid claim to Jerusalem as their holy place, and how three radically different concepts of holiness have shaped and scarred the city for thousands of years. 474 pages, notes, bibliography, index, maps.
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Ten Years to Alamein

by Mathew Halton

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Published
1944
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Condition: clean copy, some wear on dust jacket. Contents: The writing of a Canadian foreign correspondent charting the rise of the Nazis starting in 1933, through to the actions of the British Eight Army culminating in the British victory at Alamein. 318 pages.
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Portland: the other Jamaica

by Ken Roueche

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2010
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book offers a glimpse into the history of this most beautiful parish, screeching from Buff Bay to Hector's River and up the many river valleys to the Blue Mountains. Portland has been home to some remarkable people, including more that a few dreamers, schemers, and crusaders. Shaped by the heavy hand of Mother Nature Portland is… Read more
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Ingenious Pursuits; Building the Scientific Revolution

by Lisa Jardine

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Published
1999
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g
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9780965011525
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Condition: clean copy. Content: A study of European scientific advances of the 17th and early 18th centuries, which demonstrates that the pursuit of knowledge occurs not in isolation, but rather in the interplay and frequent cutthroat competition between creative minds. The great thinkers of that extraordinary age, including Newton, Kepler, and Wren, are show in the context in which they… Read more
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The Story of India

by Michael Wood

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2008-08-05
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9781846074608
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author weaves a narrative out of the 10,000 year history of the subcontinent. Home to more than a fifth of the world's population, India gave birth to the oldest and most influential civilization on Earth to four world religions, and to the world's largest democracy. 320 pages, further reading, index.
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The Secret Lives of Alexandra David-Neel

by Barbara Foster & Michael Foster

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August 26, 2002
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9781585673292
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is the definitive biography of the explorer Lawrence Durrell called 'the most astonishing woman of our time.' She was the first European to explore Tibet at a time when foreigners were banned. In Tibet and Sikkim, she lived among hermits and shamans while studding first hand the secret mystical practices of Tibetan Buddhism, including out-of-body travel,… Read more
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Book of Totteridge

by Diana Griffith

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9780951886700
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is an account of one village's history tracing its development from wooden huts amid forest clearings to an early mediaeval hamlet with scattered farms along a ridgeway track. In Saxon times, meadowland and hay proved more profitable. The 15th century witnessed the rise of a new middle class of yeoman farmers, merchants and craftsmen and in… Read more
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This is an illustrated re-presentation of the classic book by Joan and Peter Payzant, 'Like a Weaver's Shuttle,' published in 1979. It chronicles the innovative approaches taken by individuals and companies to provide a connection between peninsular Halifax and mainland Dartmouth, as well as the gradual evolution of the Metropolitan Authority into Metro Transit after the Halifax… Read more
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From Medieval Manor to London Suburb

by A> E> Jones

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Condition: clean copy. Content: 126 pages.
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What I Saw Reports from Berlin, 1920-1933

by Joseph Roth; Michael Bienert; Michael Hofmann

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December 2, 2002
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9780393051674
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Condition: clean copy. Content: When the author arrived in Berlin in 1920, he produced a series of impressionistic and political essay that would influence an entire generation of writers. His essays record the violent social and political paroxysm that threatened to undo the precarious democracy that was the Weimar Republic. 228 pages,index.
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The Setting of the Pearl Vienna under Hitler

by Thomas Weyr

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February 3, 2005
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9780195146790
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author shows how Hitler turned Vienna, a once vibrant city that was the cradle of modernism, into a third-rate Prussian provincial town. The book includes the author's own experiences as a child in Vienna under Nazi rule in 1938, along with those of his parents and friends, but the book is not simply a memoir, it… Read more
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Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs Central Europe c.1683-1867

by R. J. W. Evans

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September 11, 2006
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9780199281442
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 16 essays which address a number of interrelated themes over 200 years and more in the political, religious, cultural, and social history of a broad but often neglected swathe of the European continent. It seeks - against the grain of conventional presentations - to apprehend the era from the later 17th century to the later 19th century… Read more
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The Dunsmuir Saga

by Terry Reksten

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Published
1991
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9780888947420
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book brings to life three generations of the legendary Dunsmuir family of Vancouver, Island. Robert Dunsmuir - canny, acquisitive and imaginative - became the richest man in British Columbia; his sons struggled to consolidate the family fortune; his grandchildren spent it. 290 pages, notes, sources, index. photographs.
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Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832

by Antonia Fraser

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Published
2013-05
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9781610393317
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author has re-created the tempestuous two-year period in Britain's history leading up to the passing of the Great Reform Bill in 1832 322 pages ,references, sources, index.
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The Road to Puthukkad - The birth of a Tea Estate in South India

by Gordon Alexander

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2013-12
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9781460231067
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condition: clean copy. Content: In the late 19th century Southern India, in the Western Ghat mountain range, Colin Moore, second son of English gentry with no prospects in his homeland, decides his future lies in growing tea. There was an increasing demand for tea in Europe and it was now known to grow in South India. With his labour supplier, Nakkan… Read more
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The Story of Bermuda and Her People

by William Sears Zuill

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Published
April 19, 1999
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9780333737781
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book chronicles the lives of Bermudians through the excitements of whips and sail, from privateers and blockade running in the earlier days to the more sedate present day occupations of one of the world's most attractive tourist and business centers. Of major importance has been the island's unique geographical position which has more than once made… Read more
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Broadsides The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815

by Nathan Miller

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Published
August 31, 2001
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9780471078357
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 'A wealth of detail...Descriptions of the dreadful living conditions aboard cramped wooden vessels giv e way to bloody decks after close combat...A solid introduction to a turbulent ear at sea.' -Publishers World. 388 pages, maps, bibliography, index.
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Dieppe Raid

by Robin Neillands

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Published
October 27, 2005
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9781845131166
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Condition: clean copy. Content: In this book the author traced numerous surviving veterans of the Raid, in the UK and Canada< to tell the harrowing story of what actually took place, hour by hour, as disaster unfolded. He exhaustively explored all the archival evidence to establish as far as possible the paper trail of command, of who knew - or should… Read more
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