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A History of Civilizations
 -by Fernand Braudel

This groundbreaker by one of the premier historians of this century takes an anti-ethnocentric approach to the history of civil... Read More

   
A Mighty Fortress
 -by Steven Ozment

The word "German" was being used by the Romans as early as the mid-first century B.C. to describe tribes in the easte... Read More

   
American Shogun
 -by Robert Harvey

In the years and months leading up to Pearl Harbor, Japan was becoming the most industrialized state in Asia, as well as the re... Read More

   
Breaking india: Western Interventions in Dravidian and Dalit Faultlines
 -by Rajeev Jhaveri

The book Breaking India: Western Interventions In Dravidian And Dalit Faultlines is one which chooses to focus on the part play... Read More

   
Byzantium: A Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire
 -by Judith Herrin

For a thousand years an extraordinary empire made possible Europe's transition to the modern world: Byzantium. An audacious and... Read More

   
Catherine the Great & Potemkin
 -by Simon Sebag Montefiore

History's greatest love story, Catherine the Great and Potemkin is a sweeping epic of sex, love, power, conquest and extravagan... Read More

   
Eisenhower at War 1943-1945
 -by David Eisenhower

With 825 pages devoted to a period of three years, David Eisenhower, the grandson of DDE, has ample space to provide an intrica... Read More

   
Empire:The History of the British Empire
 -by Trevor-Rees Jones

   
Fateful Choices, 10 Decisions that Changed the World
 -by Ian Kershaw

The newest immensely original undertaking from the historian who gave us the defining two-volume portrait of Hitler, "Fate... Read More

   
Fort St. George
 -by Fanny Emily Penny

A short history of our first possession in India.

 

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