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  • Saint-exupery

    A Biography

    by Stacy Schiff ...
    From a master biographer, the life story of the daring French aviator who became one of the twentieth century's most beloved authorsAntoine de Saint-Exupéry disappeared at age forty-four during a reconnaissance flight over southern France. At the time he was best known for a career of daring flights over the Sahara, the Pyrenees, and Patagonia and for his contributions to the science of aviation. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • The Grand Camouflage

    The Communist Conspiracy in the Spanish Civil War

    The product of many years’ research and material gathering, Burnett Bolloten’s The Grand Camouflage is a very richly documented study of the reasons for the Communists’ success in taking over the anti-Franco forces in the course of the Spanish Civil War.“ALTHOUGH the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in July, 1936, was followed by a far-reaching social revolution in the anti-Franco camp—more ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Dissolution of the Habsburg Monarchy

    by Oscar Jaszi ...
    The main factor which destroyed the Habsburg Monarchy was the problem of nationality and its dissolution was hastened, but not caused, by World War I. Oscar Jászi spent twenty years studying the dangers that threatened this monarchy but his practical plans for averting these dangers were not given a hearing until it was too late. This book was the culmination of Mr. Jászi’s theoretical and ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Forest of Foes

    series The Bernicia Chronicles
    In this action-packed new Bernicia Chronicles adventure from Matthew Harffy, Beobrand finds himself in a dangerous foreign land, caught between warring factions of royalty and the Church.AD 652. Beobrand has been ordered to lead a group of pilgrims to the holy city of Rome. Chief among them is Wilfrid, a novice of the church with some surprisingly important connections. Taking only Cynan and some ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • A History of France

    **An “engaging, enthusiastic, sympathetic, funny” journey through French history from the New York Times–bestselling author of Absolute Monarchs (The Wall Street Journal).Beginning with Julius Caesar’s conquest of Gaul in the first century BC, this study of French history comprises a cast of legendary characters―Charlemagne, Louis XIV, Napoleon, Joan of Arc, and Marie Antoinette, to name a few―as ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The French army before Napoleon

    lectures delivered before the University of Oxford in Michaelmas term, 1914

    Many know of the French army that marched under Napoleon’s eagles to triumph after triumph before the Emperor’s last gamble failed at Waterloo. However, the army that drove the French all the way to Moscow was victorious in many battles in previous wars, and at its heart were the noble officers. The theories and insights of the officer corps shaped the thinking of all of Europe, not least the ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Allenby’s Final Triumph [Illustrated Edition]

    Includes the World War One In The Desert Illustration Pack- 115 photos/illustrations and 19 maps spanning the Desert campaigns 1914-1918THIS narrative, it is hoped, will serve to remove the impression which prevails among a not inconsiderable section of the British public that the Army commanded and handled with such consummate skill by Lord Allenby in Palestine had a comparatively simple task.. ... Read more

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  • The Uncensored Dardanelles [Illustrated Edition]

    The Gallipoli campaign has been written about by many authors. However, few have been as well placed to offer eyewitness testimony of the higher echelons of command as the famed War Correspondent Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett. His dispatches from the field were instrumental in forming the public opinion of the campaign and were at the forefront of creating the enduring Anzac legend.In this volume he ... Read more

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  • Battle For Air Supremacy Over The Somme: 1 June-30 November 1916

    Much has been written about the Battle of the Somme. From July through late November 1916, British, French, and German armies fought one of the costliest battles of the twentieth century. Well over a million casualties and only a few miles of ground gained by the Allies were the result when the battle ended. Little, however, has been written about the second battle which occurred simultaneously, ... Read more

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  • The History Of The South African Forces In France [Illustrated Edition]

    Includes 22 maps and 18 illustrationsTens of thousands of men came from all round the Empire to aid the British war effort in the First World War; men from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and South Africa fought and died on battlefields far away from their homes. Although these soldiers fought across many different countries for the Allied cause; each of the Nations is linked with a single ... Read more

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  • How Jerusalem Was Won [Illustrated Edition]

    Being the Record of Allenby’s Campaign in Palestine

    Includes the World War One In The Desert Illustration Pack- 115 photos/illustrations and 19 maps spanning the Desert campaigns 1914-1918“Written by the foremost accredited London newspaper journalist in the Middle East during the Great War, William Massey covered the war in the Middle East as it was fought against the Ottoman Turkish Empire, its German ally and the tribes of the region who ... Read more

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    by Émile Zola ...
    Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ÉMILE ZOLA". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Early Novels: CLAUDE'S CONFESSION THE DEAD WOMAN'S WISH THE MYSTERY OF MARSEILLE THERESE RAQUIN MADELEINE FERAT The Rougon-Macquart Cycle: THE FORTUNE OF THE ROUGONS ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A Fine Tapestry of Murder

    A compelling historical murder mystery set amongst the artists in seventeenth-century Paris. For fans of C.J. Sansom and S.J. Parris.'A rich and achingly beautiful novel' - Carol McGrath (author of the Daughters of Hastings trilogy) on An Artist in Her Own Right.Paris, 1676. When a body washes up on the banks of the Bièvre river, a young woman finds herself embroiled in an intricate murder case.At ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Rose of Martinique

    A Life of Napoleon's Josephine

    by Andrea Stuart ...
    The acclaimed biography of Josephine Bonaparte, the Caribbean-born Creole who became the first wife of Napoleon and Empress of France.One of the most remarkable women of the modern era, Josephine Bonaparte was born Rose de Tasher on her family’s sugar plantation in Martinique. She embodied all the characteristics of a true Creole—sensuality, vivacity, and willfulness.Rescued from near starvation, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Judgment of Paris

    The Revolutionary Decade that Gave the World Impressionism

    by Ross King ...
    With a novelist's skill and the insight of an historian, bestselling author Ross King recalls a seminal period when Paris was the artistic center of the world, and the rivalry between Meissonier and Manet.The Judgment of Paris chronicles the dramatic decade between two famous exhibitions-the scandalous Salon des Refuses in 1863 and the first Impressionist showing in 1874-set against the rise and ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Great Upheaval

    America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788-1800

    by Jay Winik ...
    It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories tell it, none of these remarkable events occurred in isolation.Now, for the first time, acclaimed historian Jay Winik masterfully illuminates how their fates ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • A Woman of No Importance

    The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II

    by Sonia Purnell ...
    **A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERChosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of LondonWinner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography“Excellent…This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down.” -- The ... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Marcel Proust

    A Life

    by Edmund White ...
    series Penguin Lives
    The celebrated novelist and influential cultural critic's classic biography of one of history's most important writers, Marcel ProustIf there is anyone worthy of producing an intimate biography of the enigmatic genius behind Remembrance of Things Past, it is Edmund White, himself an award- winning writer for whom Marcel Proust has long been an obsession. White introduces us not only to the recluse ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Europe in the Year 1000

    by Morris Bishop ...
    A millennium ago, our forebears lived in a "Dark Age." They themselves did not think it was dark, and they were only half wrong. Here, in this essay from New York Times bestselling historian Morris Bishop is the story of Europe in the year 1000. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Politics of the Veil

    series The Public Square
    In 2004, the French government instituted a ban on the wearing of "conspicuous signs" of religious affiliation in public schools. Though the ban applies to everyone, it is aimed at Muslim girls wearing headscarves. Proponents of the law insist it upholds France's values of secular liberalism and regard the headscarf as symbolic of Islam's resistance to modernity. The Politics of the Veil is an ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Wicked City

    The Many Cultures of Marseille

    Marseille is a thoroughly ambiguous place. France's second city and its major sea-port, its impact on the national imagination is unparalleled. Yet it is also a frontier city, arguably capital of the Mediterranean, and with a traditionally suspect allegiance to the French nation. This apartness, and the city's long and rich history as home to migrants, workers and organized criminals, has cemented ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Giant of the French Revolution

    Danton, A Life

    by David Lawday ...
    A biography of Georges-Jacques Danton, a leading French revolutionary—from his rural upbringing to his death five years after the storming of the Bastille.One of the Western world’s most epic uprisings, the French Revolution ended a monarchy that had ruled for almost a thousand years. Georges-Jacques Danton was the driving force behind it. Now David Lawday, author of Napoleon’s Master, reveals the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • FLYING FURY: Five Years In The Royal Flying Corps [Illustrated Edition]

    Illustrated Edition – contains 30 photosThe highest scoring British Air Ace reveals his daily life at the front, in the air and in combat with the Germans above the Western Front.In the muddy trenches of the Western front few rankers would have considered that they would achieve field rank of major and international celebrity. In the skies above the shell-torn landscape, any man with enough talent ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Normandy '44

    D-Day and the Epic 77-Day Battle for France

    by James Holland ...
    A history of World War II’s Operation Overlord, from the campaign’s planning to its execution, as Allied forces battled to take France back from Germany.D-Day, June 6, 1944, and the seventy-six days of bitter fighting in Normandy that followed the Allied landing, have become the defining episode of World War II in the west—the object of books, films, television series, and documentaries. Yet as ... Read more

    $14.99 USD