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  • 'Hitler Myth', Paperback
    The author of the acclaimed two volume biography, }Hitler: 1889-1936{ and }Hitler: 1936-1945{, charts the creation and growth of the personality cult that was a vital element in the attainment of Nazi political aims. NUME CARTE: 'Hitler Myth', PaperbackISBN: 9780192802064PRET EDITURA: 76.99AUTOR(i):..
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  • 'The Scum of the Earth', Paperback
    Mythbusting look at the motivations of British soldiers at Waterloo. NUME CARTE: 'The Scum of the Earth', PaperbackISBN: 0750989173PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Colin BrownEDITURA: History PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie 2018DATA PUBLICARE: 2018FORMAT: 210 x 150..
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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, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: J. a. RogersIntroduction by: Sam SloanContribution by: Helga Martha RogersThis work is concerned with "the Great Black Man" theory of history. This theory presents history, specifically black history, as a mural of achievements by prominent black people. He devoted a significa..
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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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  • 100 Myths About the Middle East
    Straight-talking analysis of the critical issues relating to the Middle East. Considers the political, cultural, social and historical spheres. NUME CARTE: 100 Myths About the Middle EastISBN: 0863565298PRET EDITURA: 56.99AUTOR(i): Fred HallidayEDITURA: Saqi BooksCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mart..
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  • 112 Gripes about the French, Hardcover
    A delightful compendium of complaints against the French, written in a direct colloquial style and accompanied by candid rejoiners setting the record straight! NUME CARTE: 112 Gripes about the French, HardcoverISBN: 185124039XPRET EDITURA: 17.99AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: The Bodleian LibraryCOPERTA: Cart..
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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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  • 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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  • 1788: The Brutal Truth of the First Fleet: The Biggest Single Overseas Migration the World Had Ever Seen, Paperback
    Set against the backdrop of Georgian England with its peculiar mix of elegance, prosperity, progress, and squalor, the story of the First Fleet is one of courage, shortsightedness, tragedy, but above all, extraordinary resilience. Separated from loved ones and traveling in cramped conditions for the..
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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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  • 1864, Paperback
    The fast-paced history of the little-known war between Germany and Denmark which shaped a century, told for first time. Released to tie-in with the BBC's airing of 1864, a big-budget costume drama from the makers of Borgen, The Bridge and The Killing. Originally announced as a TPB at $12.99, it is n..
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  • 1914 The Year The World Ended, Paperback
    An indictment of the rationale behind the First World War, and a shocking portrayal of what might have been. Now in paperback, it's already a bestseller in Australia. NUME CARTE: 1914 The Year The World Ended, PaperbackISBN: 9780552779852PRET EDITURA: 76.99AUTOR(i): Paul HamEDITURA: Black SwanCOPERT..
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  • 1918: How the First World War Was Won, Hardcover
    The story of the final year of the First World War, closely analysing the pivotal series of events on their centenary. Illustrated with archive photographs. NUME CARTE: 1918: How the First World War Was Won, HardcoverISBN: 9780233005577PRET EDITURA: 146.99AUTOR(i): Julian ThompsonEDITURA: Andre Deut..
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  • 1918: The Final Year of the Great War to Armistice, Hardcover
    Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, this insight into the on-the-ground realities of the final chapter of the First World War draws heavily from diaries and memoirs, as well as photographs taken by the illegally-held cameras of soldiers, the vast majority of which will..
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  • 1941, Paperback
    The fascinating story of how two of history's greatest figures came together to battle against the Nazis before WWII even began, it reveals how the US government secretly sought to help the British defeat the Nazis, whilst attempting to stay neutral. NUME CARTE: 1941, PaperbackISBN: 1786491192PRET E..
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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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  • 1950s Irish Childhood, Paperback
    A nostalgic look at this character-defining decade in Irish history. NUME CARTE: 1950s Irish Childhood, PaperbackISBN: 9780750983549PRET EDITURA: 76.99AUTOR(i): Ruth IllingworthEDITURA: History PressCOPERTA: BrosataFORMAT: 174 x 111 x 18..
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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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  • 1968: The Rise and Fall of the New American Revolution, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Author: Robert C. CottrellAuthor: Blaine T. BrowneThe year 1968 retains its mythic hold on the imagination in America and around the world. Like the revolutionary years 1789, 1848, 1871, 1917, and 1989, it is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned or threatened. On th..
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  • 1983, Paperback
    A tense and thrilling history of the escalation of tensions in 1983 between the US and the Soviet Union, during which nuclear war felt imminent. NUME CARTE: 1983, PaperbackISBN: 0349143048PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Taylor DowningEDITURA: AbacusCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 2019DATA PUBL..
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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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  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Hardcover
    Contributor(s):Author: Yuval Noah Harari#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues. "Fascinating . . . a crucial glob..
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  • 21 Things You May Not Know about the Indian ACT: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Bob JosephSince its creation in 1876, the Indian Act has dictated and constrained the lives and opportunities of Indigenous Peoples, and is at the root of many enduring stereotypes. Bob Joseph's book comes at a key time in the reconciliation process, when awareness from both I..
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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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  • 30-Second Twentieth Century, Paperback
    An eventful hundred years for art, politics and conflict condensed into fifty graphic snapshots for quick understanding of the period's evolution and development. NUME CARTE: 30-Second Twentieth Century, PaperbackISBN: 1785784153PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): Jonathan T ReynoldsEDITURA: Icon BooksCOPE..
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  • 303 Squadron
    The story of the celebrated squadron of Polish fighter pilots, whose superb skill in the air helped save Britain during its most desperate hours during the summer of 1940, downing 3 times the average RAF score while incurring only one third the average casualties. NUME CARTE: 303 SquadronISBN: 16077..
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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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  • 38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End, Paperback
    A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearIn August 1862, after suffering decades of hardship, broken treaties, and relentless encroachment on their land, the Dakota leader Little Crow reluctantly agreed that his people must go to war. After six weeks of fighting, the uprising was smashed, thousands of ..
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  • 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World, Paperback
    From the Middle Bronze Age settlement of Arkaim on the Kazakh Steppes to the temples of the Olmec in Mexico, Stone reveals the 50 most incredible places to relive humankind's deep past. NUME CARTE: 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World, PaperbackISBN: 1785782355PRET EDITURA: 52.99AUTOR(i): Barr..
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  • A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment, Hardcover
    Included in Time magazine's "22 Books to Read this Summer" ★ "A genial journey through history that will leave readers both satiated and ravenous."--Kirkus Reviews "Savor this book in bite-sized morsels, the better to enjoy every bit."--Dorie Greenspan, "On Dessert" columnist for The New York Times..
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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 Communism: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Empire, Paperback
    Contributor(s):Author: Anatole KonstantinThis book is the story of the men who believed they knew how to create an ideal world, and in its name did not hesitate to sacrifice millions of innocent lives.On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution in 1917, it is important to understand how a sma..
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  • A Brief History of Telluride, Paperback
    A Brief History of Telluride chronicles the boom and bust cycles of Telluride, Placerville, Ames, Ophir, and Rico from the 1860s to the present. Every page brings to life the arival of the first prospectors, the tragic departure of the Utes, the booming mining era, Butch Cassidy's bank robbery, aval..
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  • A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg, Volume One: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater, Hardcover
    Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Confederate capital at Richmond. Featuring some of the ..
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  • A Cold Welcome: The Little Ice Age and Europe's Encounter with North America, Hardcover
    When Europeans first arrived in North America, they faced a cold new world. The average global temperature had dropped to lows unseen in millennia, and its effects were stark and unpredictable: blizzards and deep freezes, droughts and famines, and winters when even the Rio Grande froze. This period ..
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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 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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