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  • The Roman Barbarian Wars

    The Era of Roman Conquest

    “A great book that summarizes pieces of Roman military history that are often not mentioned or difficult to find sources for . . . an entertaining read.”—War History OnlineAs Rome grew from a small city state to the mightiest empire of the west, her dominion was contested not only by the civilizations of the Mediterranean, but also by the “barbarians”—the tribal peoples of Europe. The Celtic, the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sicily

    An Island at the Crossroads of History

    Critically acclaimed author John Julius Norwich weaves the turbulent story of Sicily into a spellbinding narrative that places the island at the crossroads of world history.“Sicily,” said Goethe, “is the key to everything.” It is the largest island in the Mediterranean, the stepping-stone between Europe and Africa, the link between the Latin West and the Greek East. Sicily’s strategic location has ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Powers and Thrones

    A New History of the Middle Ages

    by Dan Jones ...
    **"Not only an engrossing read about the distant past, both informative and entertaining, but also a profoundly thought-provoking view of our not-really-so-‘new’ present . . . All medieval history is here, beautifully narrated . . . The vision takes in whole imperial landscapes but also makes room for intimate portraits of key individuals, and even some poems."—Wall Street Journal"A lively history ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • A Heroine of France

    the story of Saint Joan of Arc

    The story of Saint Joan of Arc. From CatholicSaints.Info / CatholicSaints.Mobi. ... Read more


  • The Cyclist Conspiracy

    Translated by Randall A. Major ...
    "Some books grow old with years, some are rejuvenated, some remain the same. But extremely rare are those that manage to force reality to change and adapt to what is written in them. Some twenty years ago The Cyclist Conspiracy seemed like postmodern brick-a-brack. Today, it is a historical record that becomes more and more true with every new day."-David AlbahariThe Cyclist Conspiracy tells the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aftermath

    Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945-1955

    Translated by Shaun Whiteside ...
    **How does a nation recover from fascism and turn toward a free society once more?This internationally acclaimed revelatory history—"filled with first-person accounts from articles and diaries" (The *New York Times)—*of the transformational decade that followed World War II illustrates how Germany raised itself out of the ashes of defeat and reckoned with the corruption of its soul and the horrors ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Those Wild Wyndhams

    Three Sisters at the Heart of Power

    The three dazzlingly beautiful, wildly rich Wyndham sisters, part of the four hundred families that made up Britain's ruling class, at the center of cultural and political life in late-Victorian/Edwardian Britain. Here are their complex, idiosyncratic lives; their opulent, privileged world; their romantic, roiling age.They were confidantes to British prime ministers, poets, writers, and artists, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Jewish Responses to Persecution, 1933–1946

    A Source Reader

    series Documenting Life and Destruction: Holocaust Sources in Context
    Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial MuseumCombining rich documentation selected from the five-volume series on Jewish Responses to Persecution, this text combines a carefully curated selection of primary sources together with basic background information to illuminate key aspects of Jewish life during the Holocaust. Many available for the first time in English ... Read more

    $26.99 USD

  • De erfenis van Mozart

    by Femke Roobol ...
    Op doorreis naar Parijs leert Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart de muzikale familie Weber kennen. Constanze raakt door hem gefascineerd, maar de componist heeft enkel oog voor haar oudste zus Luise. 1778. Op doorreis naar Parijs leert Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart de muzikale familie Weber kennen. Constanze raakt door hem gefascineerd, maar de componist heeft enkel oog voor haar oudste zus Luise, die hem echter ... Read more

    $11.08 USD

  • To End All Wars

    A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

    In this riveting and suspenseful New York Times best-selling book, Adam Hochschild brings WWI to life as never before…World War I was supposed to be the “war to end all wars.” Over four long years, nations around the globe were sucked into the tempest, and millions of men died on the battlefields. To this day, the war stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Bolt Action: Campaign: D-Day: Overlord

    by Warlord Games ...
    series Bolt Action
    From the scaling of Pointe-du-Hoc and the assault on Pegasus Bridge, to the landings on the Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword beaches, this new Campaign Book for Bolt Action allows players to take command of the Allied Forces or those of the defending Axis. Featuring new linked scenarios, rules, troop types, and Theatre Selectors, this volume provides plenty of options for both novice and veteran ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Looking for Strangers

    The True Story of My Hidden Wartime Childhood

    by Dori Katz ...
    Dori Katz is a Jewish Holocaust survivor who thought that her lost memories of her childhood years in Belgium were irrecoverable. But after a chance viewing of a documentary about hidden children in German-occupied Belgium, she realized that she might, in fact, be able to unearth those years. Looking for Strangers is the deeply honest record of her attempt to do so, a detective story that unfolds ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Ten Caesars

    Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine

    by Barry Strauss ...
    Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss delivers “an exceptionally accessible history of the Roman Empire…much of Ten Caesars reads like a script for Game of Thrones” (The Wall Street Journal)****—a summation of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire as seen through the lives of ten of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine.In this essential and “enlightening” (The ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • 24 Hours at the Somme

    The first day of the Somme has had more of a widespread emotional impact on the psyche of the British public than any other battle in history. Now, 100 years later, Robert Kershaw attempts to understand the carnage, using the voices of the British and German soldiers who lived through that awful day.In the early hours of 1 July 1916, the British General staff placed its faith in patriotism and ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Stalin and Europe

    Imitation and Domination, 1928-1953

    Edited by Timothy Snyder, Ray Brandon ...
    The Soviet Union was the largest state in the twentieth-century world, but its repressive power and terrible ambition were most clearly on display in Europe. Under the leadership of Joseph Stalin, the Soviet Union transformed itself and then all of the European countries with which it came into contact. This volume considers each aspect of the encounter of Stalin with Europe: the attempt to create ... Read more

    $40.99 USD

  • The Great Sea

    A Human History of the Mediterranean

    Connecting Europe, Asia, and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea has been for millennia the place where religions, economies, and political systems met, clashed, influenced and absorbed one another. In this brilliant and expansive book, David Abulafia offers a fresh perspective by focusing on the sea itself: its practical importance for transport and sustenance; its dynamic role in the rise and fall of ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Europe's Babylon

    The Rise and Fall of Antwerp's Golden Age

    by Michael Pye ...
    A revelatory history of Antwerp—from its rise to a world city to its fall in the Spanish Fury—by the New York Times Notable author of *The Edge of the World.***Before Amsterdam, there was a dazzling North Sea port at the hub of the known world: the city of Antwerp.In the Age of Exploration, Antwerp was sensational like nineteenth-century Paris or twentieth-century New York. It was somewhere ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Joan of Arc

    A Life Transfigured

    The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl Dreyer, and Robert Bresson. Was she a divinely inspired saint? A ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Birth of the Border

    The Impact of Partition in Ireland

    by Cormac Moore ...
    The 1921 partition of Ireland had huge ramifications for almost all aspects of Irish life and was directly responsible for hundreds of deaths and injuries, with thousands displaced from their homes and many more forced from their jobs. Two new justice systems were created; the effects on the major religions were profound, with both jurisdictions adopting wholly different approaches; and major ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Concise Survey of Western Civilization

    Supremacies and Diversities throughout History

    This engaging text offers a concise, readable description of our common Western heritage. Providing a tightly focused narrative and interpretive structure, Brian Pavlac covers the basic historical information that all educated adults should know. His joined terms “supremacies and diversities” develop major themes of conflict and creativity throughout history. “Supremacies” centers on the use of ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • A Short History of Europe

    From Pericles to Putin

    by Simon Jenkins ...
    A sweeping, illustrated history of Europe--a continent whose imperial ambitions, internal clashes, and existential threats are as vital today as they were during the conquests of Alexander the GreatIn just a few hundred years, a modest peninsula off the northwest corner of Asia has seen the rise and fall of several empires; served as the crucible for scientific dynamism, cultural innovation, and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • A Distant Mirror

    The Calamitous 14th Century

    A “marvelous history”* of medieval Europe, from the bubonic plague and the Papal Schism to the Hundred Years’ War, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Guns of August*Lawrence Wright, author of The End of October, in The Wall Street JournalThe fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals, and chivalry; on the other, a world ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The War That Ended Peace

    The Road to 1914

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and MailFrom the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of World War I.The century since the end of the Napoleonic wars had ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Hitler's Children

    Sons and Daughters of Third Reich Leaders

    by Gerald Posner ...
    “A mesmerizing, blood-chilling book . . . The contrast between innocent childhood experience, and the awful understanding of that experience that came with time, is enough to make you weep"– Los Angeles TimesGöring. Hess. Mengele. Dönitz. Names that conjure up dark memories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. They were the architects of the Third Reich. And they were fathers. Gerald Posner ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus