Charlemagne

When the legendary Frankish king and emperor Charlemagne died in 814 he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Johannes...

Midwinter Break A Novel

Gerry, once an architect, is forgetful and set in his ways. Stella is tired of his lifestyle and angry at his constant undermining of her religious faith. Things are not helped by...

Russia The Story of War

No nation is a stranger to war, but for Russians war is a central part of who they are. Their "motherland" has been the battlefield where some of the largest armies have...

Information Technology Law The Law and Society 4th Edition

Information Technology Law is the ideal companion for a course of study on IT law and the ways in which it is evolving in response to rapid technological and social change.The...

How Dead Languages Work

This volume celebrates six such languages—Ancient Greek, Latin, Old English, Sanskrit, Old Irish, and Biblical Hebrew—by first introducing listeners to their most distinctive...

Fire A Very Short Introduction

Fire is rarely out of the headlines, from large natural wildfires raging across the Australian or Californian countrysides to the burning of buildings such as the disasters of...

Worlds in Collision

With this book Immanuel Velikovsky first presented the revolutionary results of his ten-year-long interdisciplinary research to the public, founded modern...

The Kremlin Letters Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the "Big Three"Stalin exchanged more than six hundred messages with Allied...

Packing My Library An Elegy and Ten Digressions

In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France's Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West...

Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind Naval campaigns that shaped the modern world, 1588-1782

In the great wars of modern history, maritime powers have always prevailed over land-based empires, whether Habsburg, Napoleonic, Nazi or Soviet.In contrast to the rigid...

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