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The Appin Murder: The Killing That Shook a Nation

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The Appin Murder: The Killing That Shook a Nation

The Appin Murder: The Killing That Shook a Nation by James Hunter
English | September 1st, 2021 | ISBN: 1780277202 | 320 pages | True EPUB | 0.97 MB

On a hillside near Ballachulish in the Scottish Highlands in May 1752, a rider is assassinated by a gunman. The murdered man is Colin Campbell, a government agent traveling to nearby Duror where he’s evicting farm tenants to make way for his relatives. Campbell’s killer evades capture, but Britain’s rulers insist this challenge to their authority must result in a hanging. The sacrificial victim is James Stewart, who is organizing resistance to Campbell’s takeover of lands long held by his clan, the Appin Stewarts.

Why Food Matters (Why X Matters)

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Why Food Matters (Why X Matters)

Why Food Matters (Why X Matters) by Paul Freedman
English | September 28th, 2021 | ISBN: 030025377X | 216 pages | True EPUB | 0.49 MB

From the author of Ten Restaurants That Changed America, an exploration of food's cultural importance and its crucial role throughout human history

Operation Barbarossa: The History of a Cataclysm

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Operation Barbarossa: The History of a Cataclysm

Operation Barbarossa: The History of a Cataclysm by Jonathan Dimbleby
English | June 1st, 2021 | ISBN: 0197547214 | 640 pages | True EPUB | 26.56 MB

Author of an acclaimed history of the Battle of the Atlantic during World War Two (OUP 2016), Jonathan Dimbleby now offers a compelling account of the largest military operation not only of World War Two but of all time–the invasion of Russia by Nazi Germany in 1941. Often seen as the turning point of the war in Europe, Operation Barbarossa turned allies into mortal enemies, triggering the atrocities that would characterize the Holocaust.

Late Stalinism: The Aesthetics of Politics

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Late Stalinism: The Aesthetics of Politics

Late Stalinism: The Aesthetics of Politics by Evgeny Dobrenko
English | June 1st, 2020 | ISBN: 0300198477 | 584 pages | True EPUB | 5.90 MB

How the last years of Stalin's rule led to the formation ofan imperial Soviet consciousness

The Gunpowder Plot Deceit

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The Gunpowder Plot Deceit

The Gunpowder Plot Deceit by Martyn R. Beardsley
English | January 31st, 2020 | ISBN: 1526725681, 1526751429 | 208 pages | True EPUB | 3.52 MB

Most people think they know the story of the Gunpowder Plot, and of how a bloody catastrophe was averted at the eleventh hour when Guy Fawkes was caught lurking in the shadows beneath the Houses of Parliament.

Lawmen of the Wild West

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Lawmen of the Wild West

Lawmen of the Wild West by Terry C Treadwell
English | May 26th, 2021 | ISBN: 1526782332 | 248 pages | True EPUB | 26.15 MB

Without doubt it was one of the toughest jobs. Faced with ruthless criminal, trigger-happy gunslingers and assorted desperados, the lawmen of the Old West tried, and sometimes died, in their efforts to bring some semblance of order to their towns and communities.

Kuolema Syvärillä (Finnish Edition) [Repost]

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Kuolema Syvärillä (Finnish Edition) [Repost]

Kuolema Syvärillä (Finnish Edition) by Ensio Kettunen
Finnish | August 22, 2016 | ISBN: 9523307800 | 304 pages | AZW3 | 8.09 Mb

Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending US Poverty

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Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending US Poverty

Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending US Poverty by Joanne Samuel Goldblum, Colleen Shaddox
English | February 2nd, 2021 | ISBN: 1950665461 | 310 pages | True EPUB | 1.44 MB

Water. Food. Housing. The most basic and crucial needs for survival, yet 40 percent of people in the United States don't have the resources to get them. With key policy changes, we could eradicate poverty in this country within our lifetime—but we need to get started now.

Te Papa to Berlin: The making of two museums

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Te Papa to Berlin: The making of two museums

Te Papa to Berlin: The making of two museums by Ken Gorbey
English | July 16th, 2021 | ISBN: 1988592372 | 280 pages | True EPUB | 4.86 MB

Ken Gorbey is a remarkable man who for 15 years was involved with developing and realising the revolutionary cultural concept that became Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. Then in 1999 he was headhunted by W. Michael Blumenthal to salvage the Jewish Museum Berlin, which was failing and fast becoming a national embarrassment.

Nations and Nationalism in World History (Themes in World History)

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Nations and Nationalism in World History (Themes in World History)

Nations and Nationalism in World History; First Edition
by Steven Grosby

English | 2021 | ISBN: 0367077434 | 151 pages | True PDF | 7.43 MB

Cultural Translation and Knowledge Transfer on Alternative Routes of Escape from Nazi Terror

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Cultural Translation and Knowledge Transfer on Alternative Routes of Escape from Nazi Terror

Cultural Translation and Knowledge Transfer on Alternative Routes of Escape from Nazi Terror: Meditations Through Migrations (Studies for the International Society for Cultural History) by Susanne Korbel, Philipp Strobl
2021 | ISBN: 0367569116 | English | 278 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Revolutionary Iran: A History of the Islamic Republic Second Edition

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Revolutionary Iran: A History of the Islamic Republic Second Edition

Revolutionary Iran: A History of the Islamic Republic Second Edition by Michael Axworthy
English | June 6, 2019 | ISBN: 0141990333 | 544 pages | AZW3 | 4.39 Mb

Great Sieges in World History: from Ancient Times to the 21st Century

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Great Sieges in World History: from Ancient Times to the 21st Century

Great Sieges in World History: from Ancient Times to the 21st Century
by Tucker Spencer C.

English | 2021 | ISBN: 9781440868023, 1440868026 | 321 pages | True EPUB | 7.14 MB

This impressive collection of 100 of the most decisive and important sieges spans human history and covers conflicts in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Classical Learning in Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic, 1690-1750: Beyond the Ancients and the Moderns

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Classical Learning in Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic, 1690-1750: Beyond the Ancients and the Moderns

Classical Learning in Britain, France, and the Dutch Republic, 1690-1750: Beyond the Ancients and the Moderns (Oxford Historical Monographs) by Floris Verhaart
2020 | ISBN: 0198861699 | English | 256 pages | PDF | 1.6 MB

There Is No Unhappy Revolution: The Communism of Destitution

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There Is No Unhappy Revolution: The Communism of Destitution

There Is No Unhappy Revolution: The Communism of Destitution by Marcello Tarì
2021 | ISBN: 1942173164 | English | 240 pages | PDF/EPUB | 5/3 MB