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  • 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, Paperback
    A companion book to The History Channel(r) special series of ten one-hour documentaries 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America pinpoints pivotal days that transformed our nation. For the series and the book, The History Channel challenged a panel of leading historians, including author Steven M. ..
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  • 100 Amazing Facts about the Negro with Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World History of the Negro, Paperback
    First published in 1934 and revised in 1962, this book gathers journalist and historian Joel Augustus Rogers' columns from the syndicated newspaper feature titled Your History. Patterned after the look of Ripley's popular Believe It or Not the multiple vignettes in each episode recount short items f..
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  • 100 Books That Changed the World, Hardcover
    A tour of global history by way of history's most important scrolls, manuscripts, and printed books, from Plato and Homer to the twenty-first century--100 must reads. Beautifully illustrated in full color, this book informs and entertains as it demonstrates how the power of the written word has shap..
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  • 1000 Years of Annoying the French, Paperback
    An updated edition of this review of 10 centuries' worth of French historical 'facts', looking at what has really been going on since 1066. Features new annoyances, both historical and recent, inflicted on the French, to coincide with the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo in June 2015. NUME CART..
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  • 1066 and Before All That: The Battle of Hastings, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, Hardcover
    A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides. 1066 is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which ..
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  • 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed, Paperback
    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the ``Sea Peoples`` invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of th..
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  • 12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers, Paperback
    ``A thrilling action ride of a book`` (The New York Times Book Review)--from Jerry Bruckheimer in theaters everywhere January 19, 2018--the New York Times bestselling, true-life account of a US Special Forces team deployed to dangerous, war-ridden Afghanistan in the weeks following 9/11. Previously ..
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  • 1215 and All That: Magna Carta and King John, Hardcover
    1215 is one of the most famous dates in English history, and with good reason, since it marks the signing of the Magna Carta by King John and the English barons, which altered the entire course of English and world history. John Lackland was born to King Henry II and Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitane in ..
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  • 1421, Paperback
    An account of the voyage of Emperor Zhu Di's fleet and the remarkable discoveries they made. The result of 15 years of research, hardback sales have reached over 60,000. "... an intriguing and highly persuasive thesis, told with passion and energy" }Evening Standard{ NUME CARTE: 1421, PaperbackISBN:..
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  • 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance, Paperback
    The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But now bestselling historian Gavin Menzies makes the startling argument that in the year 1434, China--th..
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  • 150 Years of Racing in Saratoga: Little-Known Stories & Facts from America's Most Historic Racing City, Hardcover
    Since the inaugural meeting was held in August 1863, Saratoga Springs has been the scene of memorable races, often featuring legends of the sport. Although some of the epic moments are still familiar today, such as Upset's defeat of Man o' War in the 1919 Sanford Memorial, many of the triumphs and d..
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  • 1517, Hardcover
    2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the posting of the 95 Theses by Martin Luther. Marshall draws on a range of sources, both written and visual, to provide a fresh and original overview of this creation. NUME CARTE: 1517, HardcoverISBN: 9780199682010PRET EDITURA: 99.99AUTOR(i): Peter MarshallEDITUR..
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  • 1666, Paperback
    With flair and style, }1666{ shows a city and a country on the cusp of modernity, and a series of events that forever altered the course of history. NUME CARTE: 1666, PaperbackISBN: 1473623545PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Rebecca RidealCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Februarie 2017DATA PUBLICARE: 201..
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  • 17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History, Paperback
    For fans of the Netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler before, during, and after World War II--now in paperback. Andrew Morton tells the story of the fe..
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  • 1795 to the Present, Paperback
    The most comprehensive survey of Polish history available in English, God's Playground demonstrates Poland's importance in European history from medieval times to the present. Abandoning the traditional nationalist approach to Polish history, Norman Davies instead stresses the country's rich multina..
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  • 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War, Hardcover
    In 1941: Fighting the Shadow War, A Divided America in a World at War, historian Marc Wortman thrillingly explores the little-known history of America s clandestine involvement in World War II before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Prior to that infamous day, America had long been involved in a shadow w..
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  • 1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History, Paperback
    **New York Times Bestseller** Jay Winik brings to life in "gripping" detail (The New York Times Book Review) the year 1944, which determined the outcome of World War II and put more pressure than any other on an ailing yet determined President Roosevelt. 1944 was a year that could have stymied the A..
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  • 1947: Where Now Begins, Hardcover
    An award-winning writer captures a year that defined the modern world, intertwining historical events around the globe with key moments from her personal history. The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats o..
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  • 1948, Paperback
    As well as a riveting account of the military engagements, Morris also looks at the political dimensions, examining the motives and aims of the protagonists on the basis on newly opened documents. NUME CARTE: 1948, PaperbackISBN: 0300151128PRET EDITURA: 119.99AUTOR(i): Benny MorrisEDITURA: Yale Univ..
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  • 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, Hardcover
    The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair was the largest international exhibition ever built in the United States. More than one hundred fifty pavilions and exhibits spread over six hundred forty-six acres helped the fair live up to its reputation as ``the Billion-Dollar Fair.`` With the cold war in full..
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  • 1967 Red Sox: The Impossible Dream Season, Hardcover
    The Impossible Dream became a fitting moniker for the Boston Red Sox season of 1967, a summer that still evokes memories of a time that united a city and transformed a franchise. Led by 1967 MVP Carl Yastrzemski and Boston's first Cy Young Award winner, Jim Lonborg, the youngest Red Sox team since t..
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  • 1967: The Year of Fire and Ice, Hardcover
    Blazing hot meets icy cool in a momentous year in US history On New Year's Day in 1967, the 200 million Americans who lived in the United States were about to experience a fascinating, exciting, and sometimes bewildering twelve months that for many formed an iconic portion of their lives. Despite th..
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  • 1968 in America: Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation, Paperback
    1968 was the year that defined the decade--Martin Luther King, Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated, unprecedented antiwar riots disrupted the Democratic National Convention, and the Tet Offensive in Vietnam changed the course of the war. With this political unrest came a breakthrough of American..
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  • 1968: Radical Protest and Its Enemies, Hardcover
    A major new history of one of the seminal years in the postwar world, when rebellion and disaffection broke out on an extraordinary scale.The year 1968 saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary--around ten million French worke..
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  • 1983: Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink, Hardcover
    A riveting, real-life thriller about 1983--the year tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly brought the world to the point of nuclear Armageddon The year 1983 was an extremely dangerous one--more dangerous than 1962, the year of the Cuban Missile Crisis. In the United States, ..
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  • 221 BC: Scroll 1 of the Narmer War, Paperback
    Set against the backdrop of the Ptolemaic Kingdom, an alternate history unfolds, linking the power of the pharaohs to magic. Brother is pitted against brother in a race to find twelve amulets, lost with the ancient pharaoh, and unlock their powers. Whoever holds the amulets holds that power; to save..
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  • 24 Hours at the Somme, Paperback
    Told over 24 hours, this is a definitive account of the iconic battle which took the lives of so many men and changed the course of history. 100 years on and Robert Kershaw attempts to understand that shocking day through the voices of the British and German soldiers who lived through it. NUME CARTE..
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  • 27 Articles, Hardcover
    27 Articles is Lawrence of Arabia's classic set of guidelines on military leadership in the Middle East. The 100th anniversary edition features a new introduction by foreign policy expert John Hulsman and a new afterword from CBS News President David Rhodes, addressing the articles' lasting lessons...
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  • 365 Days, Paperback
    Assigned to Zama, an Army hospital in Japan in September 1968, Glasser arrived as a pediatrician in the U.S. Army Medical Corps to care for the children of officers and high-ranking government officials. The hospital's main mission, however, was to support the war and care for the wounded. ``They al..
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  • 50 Things You Should Know about the Civil War, Paperback
    In 1860, the North and the South of the United States were very different societies. The North had abolished slavery in the early 19th century, while the South still relied on slaves to work on its farms and plantations. The first chapter will set the scene, showing how simmering tensions over the r..
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  • 900 Miles from Nowhere: Voices from the Homestead Frontier, Paperback
    It was on the vast American prairie that people from around the world seized the opportunity for personal and economic freedom promised by free land. Traveling across oceans and continents, these hard-nosed, pragmatic people began arriving in the 1860s with shovels and plows, convinced they were par..
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  • A Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland, Paperback
    This is a biography of a borderland between Russia and Poland, a region where, in 1925, people identified as Poles, Germans, Jews, Ukrainians, and Russians lived side by side. Over the next three decades, this mosaic of cultures was modernized and homogenized out of existence by the ruling might of ..
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  • A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America, Hardcover
    In the cold winter months that followed Franklin Roosevelt's election in November 1940 to an unprecedented third term in the White House, he confronted a worldwide military and moral catastrophe. Almost all the European democracies had fallen under the ruthless onslaught of the Nazi army and air for..
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  • A Brief History of France, Revised and Updated, Paperback
    When we think of France, we tend think of fine food and wine, the elegant boulevards of Paris or the chic beaches of St Tropez. Yet, as the largest country in Europe, France is home to extraordinary diversity. The idea of 'Frenchness' emerged through 2,000 years of history and it is this riveting st..
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  • A Brief History of Russia, Paperback
    Detailing the social, economic, and political changes and crises that the people of Russia have had to endure, this book provides a comprehensive account of this vast country's history. It includes coverage on the conquest and rule of Russia by the Mongol Golden Horde; and the reign of terror by Iva..
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  • A Colorado History, 10th Edition, Paperback
    Experience Colorado with this new, enlarged edition of A COLORADO HISTORY. For fifty years, the authors of this preeminent resource have led readers on an extraordinary exploration of how the state has changed and how it has stayed the same. From the arrival of Paleo-Indians in the Mesa Verde region..
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  • A Concise History of Canada, Paperback
    Margaret Conrad's history of Canada begins with a challenge to its readers. What is Canada? What makes up this diverse, complex, and often contested nation-state? What was its founding moment? And who are its people? Drawing on her many years of experience as a scholar, writer, and teacher of Canadi..
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  • A Concise History of Greece, Paperback
    Now re-issued in a third, updated edition, this book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the modern history of Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. The current economic crisis has marked a turning point in the countr..
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  • A Concise History of Italy, Paperback
    Since its formation in 1861, Italy has struggled to develop an effective political system and a secure sense of national identity. This new edition of Christopher Duggan's acclaimed introduction charts the country's history from the fall of the Roman Empire in the west to the present day and surveys..
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  • A Concise History of Japan, Paperback
    To this day, Japan's modern ascendancy challenges many assumptions about world history, particularly theories regarding the rise of the west and why the modern world looks the way it does. In this engaging new history, Brett L. Walker tackles key themes regarding Japan's relationships with its minor..
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  • A Concise History of Modern India, Paperback
    A Concise History of Modern India, by Barbara D. Metcalf and Thomas R. Metcalf, has become a classic in the field since it was first published in 2001. As a fresh interpretation of Indian history from the Mughals to the present, it has informed students across the world. In the third edition of the ..
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  • A Concise History of New Zealand, Paperback
    New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is beautifully narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million years ago to the twenty-first century. Philippa Mein Smith highlights the effects of the country's ..
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  • A Concise History of Portugal, Paperback
    This concise, illustrated history of Portugal offers an introduction to the people and culture of the country, its empire, and its search for economic modernisation, political stability and international partnership. It remains the standard single-volume work on Portugal, studying the effects of the..
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  • A Concise History of Romania, Paperback
    Spanning a period of 2000 years from the Roman conquest of Dacia to the present day, A Concise History of Romania traces the development of a unique nation situated on the border between East and West. In this illuminating new history, Keith Hitchins explores Romania's struggle to find its place ami..
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  • A Concise History of Spain, Paperback
    The rich cultural and political life of Spain has emerged from its complex history, from the diversity of its peoples, and from continual contact with outside influences. This updated edition traces that history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing particularly on culture, society, politi..
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  • A Concise History of the Netherlands, Paperback
    The Netherlands is known among foreigners today for its cheese and its windmills, its Golden Age paintings and its experimentation in social policies such as cannabis and euthanasia. Yet the historical background for any of these quintessentially Dutch achievements is often unfamiliar to outsiders. ..
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  • A Crime in the Family: A World War II Secret Buried in Silence--And My Search for the Truth, Hardcover
    In the spring of 1945, on the Austrian-Hungarian border, not far from the front lines of the advancing Red Army, Countess Margit Batthyany gave a party in her mansion. The war was almost over, and the German aristocrats and SS officers dancing and drinking knew it was lost. Late that night, they wal..
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  • A Culinary History of Iowa: Sweet Corn, Pork Tenderloins, Maid-Rites & More, Hardcover
    Iowa s delectable cuisine is quintessentially midwestern, grounded in its rich farming heritage and spiced with diverse ethnic influences. Classics like fresh sweet corn and breaded pork tenderloins are found on menus and in home kitchens across the state. At the world-famous Iowa State Fair, a dizz..
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