An anthology of translations from Latin and Greek source materials, As the Romans Did offers a revealing look at everyday Roman life, providing clear, lively translations of a fascinating array of documents--from personal letters, farming manuals, medical texts, and recipes, to poetry, graffiti, ..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsDuring the Westâ€™s great transition into the post-Colonial age, the country of Rhodesia refused to succumb quietly, and throughout the 1970s fought back almost alone against Communist-supported elements that it..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, February 2012: Katherine Boo spent three years among the residents of the Annawadi slum, a sprawling, cockeyed settlement of more than 300 tin-roof huts and shacks in the shadow of Mumbai’s Int..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsThe Wars of the Roses tore England asunder. Over the course of thirty years, four kings lost their thrones, countless men lost their lives on the battlefield or their heads on the block, and others found themsel..
Editorial Reviews Review A masterly survey of the major economic developments and changes of the last two hundred years, sharply and ironically observed, and elegantly written. -- GuardianAn original and masterly reinterpretation of Western economic (not to spea..
Editorial Reviews Review "As a history major, I wish my required reading had been as well written as this truly vivid and emotionally engaging account of Lincoln's assassination. And as a former combat infantry officer, I found myself running for cover at the Civ..
Editorial Reviews About the Author Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) has been called by historians "the man of the twentieth century." Prime Minister of Great Britain (1940-1945), Churchill won the Nobel prize for literature in 1953. ..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsThe colorful and dramatic history of England's medieval queens.England's medieval queens were elemental in shaping the history of the nation. In an age where all politics were family politics, dynastic marriages..
Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly British historian Hibbert's narrative of the War of Independence from the British and Loyalist viewpoint is lively, beautifully written and freshly informative. Tracing events from the colonists' unexpected outrage over th..
Editorial Reviews Review "Oxford does the student and scholarly world a service by making Reflections available in an affordable edition."--Barbara B. Davis, Antioch College"Print is clear and the price is right."--Dr. V. Lyle Haskins, Northeastern State Universi..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsRichard, Duke of York is a man most frequently remembered by history as a pyromaniac who set England alight, his burning ambition and unquenchable desire for the throne igniting the Wars of the Roses. The son of..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsPat van Zyl is a blacksmith/gunsmith and shottist whose trophies fill a mantlepiece back in his home in Ladysmith Natal. It is on the riverboat, Kimberley on the first leg of his journey up the Pungwe River to U..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsAÂ history of the 'bad girls' of Englandâ€™s medieval royal dynasties, this book covers the queens who earned themselves the reputation of being somehow notorious. Some of them are well known and have been the s..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Survival in Auschwitz is a mostly straightforward narrative, beginning with Primo Levi's deportation from Turin, Italy, to the concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland in 1943. Levi, then a 25-year-old chemist, spent 10 months in..
Editorial Reviews Review "A reminder that wars are messy and require the greatest resolve." -- Bookviews.com January 2004 About the Author Harrison E. Salisbury is the author of American in Russia, Moscow Journal,..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsThe Rhodesian Bush War. It was a ferocious guerrilla warfare campaign between the regular and elite units of the Rhodesian Army doing battle against Communist-backed terrorist groups in the valleys, jungles and ..
Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal Wheatcroft (director, Centre for Publishing Studies, Univ. of Stirling, Scotland; Infidels) offers a richly detailed account of the 1683 Ottoman siege of Vienna and subsequent battle with the Hapsburg central European..
Editorial Reviews Review Gordon Martel has done the impossible: he has made James Jolls The Origins of the First World War once more the premier study on why war came in 1914 Martel has not simply updated Jolls contribution but enhanced and..
Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly Sisterly rivalry is the basis of this fresh, wonderfully vivid retelling of the story of Anne Boleyn. Anne, her sister Mary and their brother George are all brought to the king's court at a young age, as players in their u..
Editorial Reviews Review Review from other book by this author: "Belongs in every school satchel, on every student's desk, in every library's catalogue... on everyone's coffee table... wherever readers have a real curiosity to discover, in words and pictures, the..
Popular culture has led us to believe that ancient man was primitive, originating from primates and steadily improving through a process of time and chance. But does that agree with reality? What does the evidence left behind from past cultures tell us? Was ancient man simple and primitive as we ..
My home is in the Welsh Marches, although much of my early life was spent in Yorkshire, most recently in the East Riding.Ann O'Brien The Marches is a remote region of England, surrounded by echoes from the past. Hereford is close with its famous Mappa Mundi and chained library.S..
Editorial Reviews Review Review from previous edition "A lucid and indeed instantly classic explanation of the revolutionary spirit in its pre-1917 and Lenin-then-Stalin dominated stages."--Tribune"A succinct, insightful, and highly original interpretation of the..
In November 2017 the people of Zimbabwe took to the streets in an unprecedented alliance with the military. Their goal, to restore the legacy of Chiumurenga, the liberation struggle, and wrest their country back from over thirty years of Robert Mugabe's rule. In an essay that combines bold report..