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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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  • 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
    The New York Times bestselling ``spellbinding true-life story`` (USA TODAY) of a United States Special Forces team deployed to the war-ravaged Afghanistan mountains in the weeks immediately following 9/11, overcoming great odds to become heroes of our era--now a major motion picture from Jerry Bruck..
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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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  • 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: 75.99AUTOR(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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  • 1812, Paperback
    1812 was the year that the most powerful man on earth met his doom, and the greatest fighting force ever-assembled was wiped out. The }Sunday Times{ bestselling account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia and eventual retreat from Moscow, events that had a profound effect on the subsequent course of Ru..
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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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  • 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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  • 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: 114.99AUTOR(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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  • 1966: From Good Vibrations to World Cup Victory, Paperback
    Trade paperback. A collection of memories of the most iconic year of the 1960s, which saw the Beatles at the height of their fame, Bet Lynch's debut in the Rovers Return, and of course, England's World Cup win. NUME CARTE: 1966: From Good Vibrations to World Cup Victory, PaperbackISBN: 0750968281PRE..
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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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  • 1970s Scrapbook, Paperback
    Presents all the music, TV and culture from the decade, highlighting shows such as }The Good Life{ and }Kojac{ and musical offerings including disco mania and glam rock. Also describes events such as decimalisation in 1971 and the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. Illustrated in colour throughout. NUM..
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  • 1971: A Global History of the Creation of Bangladesh, Hardcover
    The war of 1971 was the most significant geopolitical event in the Indian subcontinent since its partition in 1947. At one swoop, it led to the creation of Bangladesh, and it tilted the balance of power between India and Pakistan steeply in favor of India. The Line of Control in Kashmir, the nuclear..
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  • 1984: India's Guilty Secret, Paperback
    In November 1984, the ruling elite of the world's largest democracy conspired to murder thousands of their country's citizens in genocidal massacres reminiscent of Nazi-era Germany while the world watched on. Over four days, armed mobs brutally and systematically butchered, torched and raped members..
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  • 200 Quick Looks at Florida History, Paperback
    Learn 200 quick, painless history lessons in one thoroughly researched book. An indispensable guide for Florida students, newcomers, and old-timers alike. Florida has a long and complex and very interesting history, but few of us have time to read it in depth. So here are 200 quick looks at Florida'..
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  • 200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotten, Paperback
    In mid-June 1943, Snelling Robinson, a 20-year-old Harvard graduate and newly commissioned ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve, joined the pre-commissioning crew of the Fletcher class destroyer USS Cotten. The new crew trained for the remainder of the summer and then sailed to Pearl Harbor in time to j..
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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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  • 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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  • 40, 001 Best Baby Names, Paperback
    Comprehensive list of over 40,000 names including wierd and modern names and humorous name lists such as good names for race-car drivers and names for nerds. NUME CARTE: 40, 001 Best Baby Names, PaperbackISBN: 009190000XPRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): Dianne StaffordEDITURA: VermilionCOPERTA: BrosataDA..
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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: 67.99AUTOR(i): Barr..
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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 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 Japan: Samurai, Shogun and Zen: The Extraordinary Story of the Land of the Rising Sun, Paperback
    This fascinating history tells the story of the people of Japan, from ancient teenage priest-queens to teeming hordes of salarymen, a nation that once sought to conquer China, yet also shut itself away for two centuries in self-imposed seclusion. First revealed to Westerners in the chronicles of Mar..
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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 Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from History's Most Orthodox Empire, Hardcover
    Weird, decadent, degenerate, racially mixed, superstitious, theocratic, effeminate, and even hyper-literate, Byzantium has long been regarded by many as one big curiosity. According to Voltaire, it represented ``a worthless collection of miracles, a disgrace for the human mind``; for Hegel, it was `..
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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 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 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 the Middle East, Paperback
    An introduction to the history of this turbulent region from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, this widely acclaimed text by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. is distinguished by its clear style, broad scope, and balanced treatment. This book explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture..
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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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  • A Disability History of the United States, Paperback
    The first book to cover the entirety of disability history, from pre-1492 to the present Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. Covering the entirety of US history from pre-1492 to the present, A Disab..
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