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How the Irish Saved Civilization

How the Irish Saved Civilization

by Thomas Cahill

How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe is a non-fiction historical book written by Thomas Cahill. Cahill argues a case for the Irish people's critical role in preserving Western Civilization from utter destruction by the Germanic tribes. The book retells the story from the collapse of the Roman Empire and the pivotal role played by members of the clergy at the time.
Distant Mirror

Distant Mirror

by Barbara W Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.
The Making Of the English Working Class

The Making Of the English Working Class

by E P Thompson

The Making of the English Working Class is an influential and pivotal work of English social history, written by E. P. Thompson, a notable 'New Left' historian; it was published in 1963 (revised 1968) by Victor Gollancz Ltd, and later republished at Pelican, becoming an early Open University Set Book. It concentrates on English artisan and working class society "in its formative years 1780 to 1832.
From Dawn To Decadence

From Dawn To Decadence

by Jacques Barzun

Includes bibliographical references (p. [803]-828) and indexes.
Hitler

Hitler

by Ian Kershaw

Adolf Hitler has left a lasting mark on the twentieth-century, as the dictator of Germany and instigator of a genocidal war, culminating in the ruin of much of Europe and the globe. This innovative best-seller explores the nature and mechanics of Hitler's power, and how he used it. Includes bibliographical references and index.
The Last Lion

The Last Lion

by William Manchester

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill is a planned trilogy of biographies. Two have already been published, on Winston Churchill, by author and historian William Manchester. The last volume is being completed by Paul Reid. - [*Wikipedia*][1]


[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Lion%3A_Defender_of_the_Realm
Postwar

Postwar

by Tony Judt

Named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review Almost a decade in the making , this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the world's most esteemed historians and intellectuals is a singular achievement. Postwar is the first modern history that covers all of Europe, both east and west, drawing on research in six languages to sweep readers through thirty-four nations and sixty years of political and cultural change-all in one integrated, enthralling... Read more about this item
Europe

Europe

by Norman Davies

NORMAN DAVIES C.M.G., F.B.A. is Professor Emeritus of the University of London, a Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, and the author of several books on Polish and European history, including God's Playground, White Eagle, Red Star, The Isles, Microcosm and Europe: East and West.
The Coming Of the Third Reich

The Coming Of the Third Reich

by Richard J Evans

There is no story in twentieth-century history more important to understand than Hitler’s rise to power and the collapse of civilization in Nazi Germany. With The Coming of the Third Reich, Richard Evans, one of the world’s most distinguished historians, has written the definitive account for our time. A masterful synthesis of a vast body of scholarly work integrated with important new research and interpretations, Evans’s history restores drama and contingency to the rise to power of... Read more about this item
London

London

by Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd is a best-selling writer of both fiction and non-fiction. He has won the Whitbread Biography Award, the Royal Society of Literature’s William Heinemann Award (joint), the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Guardian fiction prize. He lives in London.
How the Irish Became White

How the Irish Became White

by Ignatiev- Noel

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Berlin Diary

Berlin Diary

by William L Shirer

Berlin Diary (1934-1941) is a first-hand account of the rise of the Third Reich and its road to war, as witnessed by the American journalist William L. Shirer. Shirer, a radio reporter for CBS, covered Germany for several years until the Nazi press censors made it impossible for him to report objectively to his listeners in the United States; feeling increasingly uncomfortable, he left the country.
Gulag

Gulag

by Anne Applebaum

ANNE APPLEBAUM was born in Washington, D.C., received a bachelor’s degree from Yale, and studied at Saint Antony’s College, Oxford, and the London School of Economics on a Marshall scholarship. In 1988, she moved to Poland to work for the Economist, and a few years later became foreign editor, then deputy editor, of the Spectator. Her work has also appeared in the New York Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, Slate and other British and American publications. She is the author of one... Read more about this item
Embarrassment Of Riches

Embarrassment Of Riches

by Simon Schama

The author of Citizens presents an exhaustive, lively history of life in seventeenth-century Holland, the height of Dutch influence, culture, and affluence, accompanied by more than one hundred black-and-white reproductions and illustrations.
The Rise and Fall Of the Great Powers

The Rise and Fall Of the Great Powers

by Paul Kennedy

The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict From 1500 to 2000, by Paul Kennedy, first published in 1987, explores the politics and economics of the Great Powers from 1500 to 1980 and the reason for their decline. It then continues by forecasting the positions of China, Japan, the European Economic Community (EEC), the Soviet Union and the United States through the end of the 20th century.
Reformation

Reformation

by Diarmaid MacCulloch

The National Book Critics Circle Award–winning history of the Reformation—from the New York Times bestselling author of Christianity and Silence At a time when men and women were prepared to kill—and be killed—for their faith, the Protestant Reformation tore the Western world apart. Acclaimed as the definitive account of these epochal events, Diarmaid MacCulloch's award-winning history brilliantly re-creates the religious battles of priests, monarchs, scholars, and... Read more about this item
Why England Slept

Why England Slept

by John F Kennedy

Why England Slept is the published version of a thesis written by John F. Kennedy while in his senior year at Harvard College. Its title was an allusion to Winston Churchill's 1938 book While England Slept, which also examined the buildup of German power.
Crusade In Europe

Crusade In Europe

by Dwight D Eisenhower

Inside the Third Reich

Inside the Third Reich

by Albert Speer

Notre Dame Of Paris

Notre Dame Of Paris

by Allan Temko

Bloodlands

Bloodlands

by Timothy Snyder

The Campaigns Of Napoleon

The Campaigns Of Napoleon

by David G Chandler

The King's England

The King's England

by Mee Arthur

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The Committee

by Sean McPhilemy

Subtitle: Political Assassination in Northern Ireland. This is one of the most important books to emerge from the Northern Ireland conflict. It disproves the myth that the violence emanates largely from Nationalists, and names leading figures in the Unionist community who operate loyalist death squads. These murder gangs are part of a carefully orchestrated counter-insurgency plot aimed at terrifying the Nationalist community into....abandoning the entire struggle for human rights...

European History Books & Ephemera

A History Of Britain

A History Of Britain

by Schama, Simon

Simon Schama explores the forces that tore Britain apart during two centuries of dynamic change - transforming outlooks, allegiances and boundaries. From the beginning of July 1637, battles raged on for 200 years - both at home and abroad, on sea and on land, up and down the length of burgeoning Britain, across Europe, America and India. Most would be wars of faith - waged on wide-ranging grounds of political or religious conviction. But as wars of religious passions gave way to campaigns for profit, the... Read more about this item
A Nervous Splendor

A Nervous Splendor

by Morton, Frederic

On January 30, 1889, at the champagne-splashed hight of the Viennese Carnival, the handsome and charming Crown Prince Rudolf fired a revolver at his teenaged mistress and then himself. The two shots that rang out at Mayerling in the Vienna Woods echo still. Frederic Morton, author of the bestselling Rothschilds, deftly tells the haunting story of the Prince and his city, where, in the span of only ten months, "the Western dream started to go wrong." In Rudolf's Vienna moved other young men with... Read more about this item
The Trial Of Richard IIi

The Trial Of Richard IIi

by Drewett, Richard; Redhead, Mark

Les Grimaces De L\'Histoire

Les Grimaces De L'Histoire

by Auphan Amiral

The Story Of Civilization Vii

The Story Of Civilization Vii

by Durant, Will and Ariel

The Fatal Friendship

The Fatal Friendship

by Loomis, Stanley

A Crown For Elizabeth

A Crown For Elizabeth

by Luke, Mary M

The Proceedings Of the Society Of Antiquaries Of Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Proceedings Of the Society Of Antiquaries Of Newcastle Upon Tyne

by Tyne, Society Of Antiquaries Of Newcastle Upon

The Tragedy Of Nazi Germany

The Tragedy Of Nazi Germany

by Phillips, Peter

Mavors Maandschrift

Mavors Maandschrift

by Schilling, H D