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Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of the Cold War

A Brief History of the Cold War


John Hughes-Wilson


The Cold War was an undeclared war, fought silently and carefully between ideological opponents armed with the most fearsome weapons mankind has ever seen. Hughes-Wilson takes a cool look at this war, from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the collapse of the Berlin...


Parution : 2019-10-31
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of Atlantis

A Brief History of Atlantis


Stephen P. Kershaw


The Atlantis story remains one of the most haunting and enigmatic tales from antiquity, and one that still resonates very deeply with the modern imagination. But where did Atlantis come from, what was it like, and where did it go to?Atlantis was first introduced by the...


Parution : 2017-09-14
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of Florence Nightingale

A Brief History of Florence Nightingale


Hugh Small


Praise for Small's earlier work on Nightingale: 'Hugh Small, in a masterly piece of historical detective work, convincingly demonstrates what all previous historians and biographers have missed . . . This is a compelling psychological portrait of a very eminent (and...


Parution : 2017-08-03
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of the British Army

A Brief History of the British Army


Jock Haswell , John Lewis-Stempel


The story of the British Army has many sides to it, being a tale of heroic successes and tragic failures, of dogged determination and drunken disorder. It involves many of the most vital preoccupations in the history of the island - the struggle against Continental...


Parution : 2016-05-26
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief Guide to Spiritual Classics

A Brief Guide to Spiritual Classics


James M. Russell


This very readable brief guide examines a wide range of spiritual writing that can be read for enjoyment or inspiration, including some books that come from beyond any religious tradition. While written from within the Christian tradition, and offering introductions to...


Parution : 2016-05-19
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of the Amazons

A Brief History of the Amazons


Lyn Webster Wilde


'Golden-shielded, silver-sworded, man-loving, male-child slaughtering Amazons,' is how the fifth-century Greek historian Hellanicus described the Amazons, and they have fascinated humanity ever since. Did they really exist? For centuries, scholars consigned them to the...


Parution : 2016-03-10
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of the Battle of Agincourt

A Brief History of the Battle of Agincourt


Christopher Hibbert


There can be few military victories so complete, or achieved against such heavy odds, as that won by Henry V on 25 October 1415 against Charles VI's army at Agincourt. In the words of one contemporary French chronicler, it was the 'most disgraceful event that had ever...


Parution : 2015-07-27
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History Of Video Games

A Brief History Of Video Games


Rich Stanton


'Stanton writes with terrific verve and precision . . . his understanding of the seductive pleasures of gaming takes us right to its heart.'Maria Bustillos, Times Literary Supplement'The best overview book of the industry that I've read.'Andrew Liptak, io9From the first...


Parution : 2015-07-23
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief History of Khubilai Khan

A Brief History of Khubilai Khan


Jonathan Clements


His grandfather was the bloodthirsty Mongol leader Genghis Khan, his mother a Christian princess. Groomed from childhood for a position of authority, Khubilai snatched the position of Great Khan, becoming the overlord of a Mongol federation that stretched from the...


Parution : 2015-05-21
Télécharger le livre :  A Brief Guide to Philosophical Classics

A Brief Guide to Philosophical Classics


James M. Russell


Big ideas sometimes come from the strangest places. In this wide ranging introduction, James M Russell takes the fear out of philosophy and selects seventy-six works - from Plato, Descartes and Wittgenstein to Philip K Dick and the Moomins as well as contemporary...


Parution : 2015-03-05
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