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Télécharger le livre :  The Operator: Gossip, secrets and lies in a small 1950s town in this deliciously warm-hearted read

The Operator: Gossip, secrets and lies in a small 1950s town in this deliciously warm-hearted read

Gretchen Berg

'What if you could listen in on any phone conversation in town? With great humor and insight, THE OPERATOR delivers a vivid look inside the heads and hearts of a group of housewives and pokes at the absurdities of 1950s America, a simpler time that was far from simple....

Parution : 2020-03-10
Télécharger le livre :  The Art of War

The Art of War

Sun Tzu

"The Art of War" is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC and is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare and it is commonly...

Parution : 2020-02-16
Télécharger le livre :  Dresden


Sinclair Mckay

In February 1945 the Allies obliterated Dresden, the 'Florence of the Elbe'. Explosive bombs weighing over 1,000 lbs fell every seven and a half seconds and an estimated 25,000 people were killed. Was Dresden a legitimate military target or was the bombing a last act of...

Parution : 2020-02-06
Télécharger le livre :  The Year Without Summer

The Year Without Summer

Guinevere Glasfurd

'SUPERB...BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN...UNFORGETTABLE' FT Weekend'SKILFUL' Sunday Times 'RICH, INTRICATE, IMPRESSIVELY REALISED' Observer 'VIVIDLY REALISED' The Times1815, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia Mount Tambora explodes in a cataclysmic eruption, killing thousands. Sent to...

Parution : 2020-02-06
Télécharger le livre :  Rising Sun And Tumbling Bear

Rising Sun And Tumbling Bear

Richard Connaughton

The definitive history of the Russo-Japanese warThe Russians were wrong-footed from the start, fighting in Manchuria at the end of a 5,000 mile single track railway; the Japanese were a week or so from their bases.The Russian command structure was hopelessly confused,...

Parution : 2020-02-06
Télécharger le livre :  The Age Of Extremes

The Age Of Extremes

Eric Hobsbawm

THE AGE OF EXTREMES is eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm's personal vision of the twentieth century. Remarkable in its scope, and breathtaking in its depth of knowledge, this immensely rewarding book reviews the uniquely destructive and creative nature of the troubled...

Parution : 2020-02-06
Télécharger le livre :  The Nine Hundred

The Nine Hundred

Heather Dune Macadam , Caroline Moorehead

'Books such as this are essential: they remind modern readers of events that should never be forgotten' - Caroline MooreheadOn March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia. Filled with a sense of adventure and...

Parution : 2020-01-23
Télécharger le livre :  An Outline of the History of Chinese Thought by Hu Shih

An Outline of the History of Chinese Thought by Hu Shih

Hu Shih

This book presents the syllabus of Hu Shih’s course on the History of Chinese Thought, which he taught at Harvard University from 1944 to 1945, and has been transcribed from his (more than 1500) hand-written notes.This book focuses on Hu Shih’s in-depth study and...

Parution : 2020-01-14
Télécharger le livre :  World War II For Dummies

World War II For Dummies

Keith D. Dickson

Investigate the factors that led to war Examine key turning points, including D-Day and Hiroshima Get to know the opposing forces — the Allies and the Axis Explore the greatest war in history World War II was the most destructive conflict of the 20th century. How did...

Parution : 2020-01-07

Philosophy and Allotment : John Locke's influence on Henry L. Dawes

David Bergeron

This book provides a new perspective for examining the Native policies of the late nineteenth century. It centers on the figure of Henry Laurens Dawes, and more specifically, on the conceptual roots of his views on allotment, education and assimilation. These roots are...

Parution : 2020-01-06
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