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Fingerprints Of the Gods

Fingerprints Of the Gods

by Graham Hancock

Fingerprints of the Gods is a book first published in 1995 by Graham Hancock, in which he contends that some previously enigmatic ancient but highly-advanced civilization had existed in prehistory, one which served as the common progenitor civilization to all subsequent known ancient historical ones. Supposedly, sometime after the end of the last Ice Age this civilization passed on to its inheritors profound knowledge of such things as astronomy, architecture and mathematics.
Distant Mirror

Distant Mirror

by Barbara W Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.
Rubicon

Rubicon

by Tom Holland

Tom Holland gained the top degree at Cambridge before earning his Ph.D. at Oxford. An accomplished radio personality in Britain, he has written a highly acclaimed series of adaptations for Radio 4 of Herodotus’s Histories and Virgil’s Aeneid, to be followed by Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, and is the author of the novels The Bone Hunter, Slave of My Thirst, and Lord of the Dead.
Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

by Vincent; Gentry, Curt Bugliosi

"Afterword" dated: June 1994.

Includes index.
This Kind Of War

This Kind Of War

by T R Fehrenbach

This Kind of War is the most comprehensive single-volume history of the Korean-American conflict that began in 1950 and is still affecting United States' foreign policy. Fifty years later, not only does this enlightening account give details of the tactics, infantrymen and equipment, but also chronicles the story of military and political unpreparedness that led to a profligate loss of American lives in Korea. The author T.R. Fehrenbach, an officer in the conflict, provides us with accounts of the combat... Read more about this item
The Book Of the Dead

The Book Of the Dead

by E a Wallis Budge

The Book of the Dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and names, words of power and prayers, and they are found cut or painted on walls of pyramids and tombs, and painted on coffins and sarcophagi and rolls of papyri. This book is the treatise and analysis of The Book of the Dead, (also known as Spells of Coming... Read more about this item
The Peloponnesian War

The Peloponnesian War

by Donald Kagan

For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: the Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world’s most respected classical, political, and military historians, here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek, Athenian against Spartan. The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general readers, offering a fresh... Read more about this item
The Coldest Winter

The Coldest Winter

by David Halberstam

Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-702) and index.

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Mysteries Of the Middle Ages

Mysteries Of the Middle Ages

by Thomas Cahill

Thomas Cahill's appealing approach to distant history has won the attention of millions of readers in North America and beyond. Cahill is the author of four previous volumes in the Hinges of History series: How the Irish Saved Civilization, The Gifts of the Jews, Desire of the Everlasting Hills, and Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea. They have been bestsellers, not only in the United States but also in countries ranging from Italy to Brazil. He and his wife, Susan, also a writer, divide their time between New... Read more about this item
The Ladder

The Ladder

by Barbara, Editor, Gene Damon Gittings

Byzantium

Byzantium

by John Julius Norwich

America Bc

America Bc

by Barry Fell

Blowback

Blowback

by Christopher Simpson

The Roman Revolution

The Roman Revolution

by Ronald Syme

Atlantis

Atlantis

by Ignatius Donnelly

Hippie

Hippie

by Barry Miles

Black Athena

Black Athena

by Martin Bernal

Paideia

Paideia

by Werner Jaeger

The Downing Street Years

The Downing Street Years

by Margaret Thatcher

The Life Of Greece

The Life Of Greece

by Will Durant

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New York\'s Left Bank

New York's Left Bank

by Budny, Virginia

"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Left Bank New York : artists off Washington Square North, 1900-1950, curated and organized by Virginia Budny for La Maison Franc̦aise of New York University, New York City. The exhibition is on view from October 27 to December 15, 2006, and at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, in Spring 2007"--Cover, p. [3].

Includes bibliographical references.
Korean War

Korean War

by Hastings, Max

It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the Communist invasion of June 1950. Using personal accounts from interviews with more than 200 vets -- including the Chinese -- Hastings follows real officers and soldiers through the battles. He brilliantly captures the Cold War crisis at home -- the strategies... Read more about this item
Bridge In the Sky

Bridge In the Sky

by Donovan, Frank

History Of the Cold War

History Of the Cold War

by Fontaine, Andre

Home From the Cold Wars

Home From the Cold Wars

by Roberts, Leslie

Speculum

Speculum

by Miller, Charles R D

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

by Zacharias, Ellis, M

The Future Of Europe

The Future Of Europe

by Steel, Johannes