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Ancient Peoples in their Own Words: Ancient Writing from Tomb Hieroglyphs to Roman Graffiti

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by Kerrigan, Michael
Ranging from the Egyptians to the late Roman Empire, Ancient Peoples In Their Own Words celebrates the excitement and importance of historical primary sources in an accessible way that will appeal to general readers. Presenting numerous ancient inscriptions from tombs, ceramics and buildings, accompanied by translations and text putting the work into context, this book explains the significance of these wor...
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London: Global City of Commerce and Culture

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by Horne, Alastair
When you think of London, what do you see? The Houses of Parliament? The bustle around Piccadilly Circus? Elegant Victorian streets and squares? The Tate Modern? Or even Camden Market? With London, there are so many different aspects to the city.
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Egypt

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by Naylor, Trevor
Four thousand years before the birth of Christ, ancient Egypt was the cradle of modern civilization. Pharaohs built great cities on the fertile banks of the River Nile, and employed thousands of labourers to create lavish tombs and temples such as Thebes and the pyramids of the Giza plateau. Today the exceptional beauty and scale of the antiquities is legendary, drawing millions of visitors to Egypt's monum...
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Night Sky: Stargazing with the Naked Eye

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by Harvey, Robert
Can you spot the Big Dipper in the night sky? Or Orion's Belt? Or Cassiopeia? Even in cities, and without the aid of a telescope, these are a few of the easier constellations to find. In fact, a great deal can be seen in the night sky with the naked eye - if you know what you're looking for. Night Sky presents 200 colour photographs of stunning nocturnal vistas all visible to the naked eye. From the majesty...
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Wonders of the World

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by Martin, Claudia
What are the wonders of the world today? The Grand Canyon? The Hoover Dam? The Great Pyramid of Giza - the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that survives today?
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The Greatest Battles in History: An Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare From Megiddo To Waterloo

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by Watkins, Jack
Civilizations have been fighting each other for thousands of years. Some mighty civilizations have left few traces except descriptions of their greatest martial endeavours and some ancient conflicts remain unresolved today. The Greatest Battles in History is an authoritatively written and brilliantly illustrated reference work to the key wars and battles fought from ancient times up to the Battle of Waterlo...
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Haiku: Classic Japanese Short Poems

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by Shiki, Masaoka
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Paris: The City of Light

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by Horne, Alastair
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Italy

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by Martin, Claudia
In over 150 striking images, Italy celebrates perhaps the most beautiful country in the world. From the natural beauty of lakes such as Como or Garda to the vineyards in Tuscany to the many beaches, from the pretty seaside towns of the Cinque Terre to the glory of Venice's canals and palaces, from the magnificence of classical antiquity in Rome to the Arab-Norman architecture of Palermo to Renaissance Flore...
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Paris

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by Horne, Alastair
When you think of Paris do you picture the Eiffel Tower? The medieval city of Notre Dame? The elegant boulevards of Baron Haussmann? The Montmartre of Toulouse- Lautrec? The grandeur of the Louvre? The Art Nouveau of the Paris Metro? The Grand Projets of Franc ois Mitterrand? Or...? Yes, there is just so much beauty to Paris. In 150 striking images, Paris celebrates the French capital, from its world-famous...
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Castles of the World

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by Jestice, Dr Phyllis G
Robust, romantic and imposing, castles capture our imagination when we were children and continue to hold interest throughout our lives. From Europe to Haiti, from India to Japan, 'Castles of the World' explores forts, strongholds, towers and citadels from the ancient world up to the 20th century. Entries range from well-known examples such as Corfe Castle in England, the crusader stronghold of Krak des ...
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Iceland

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by McNab, Chris
A hotspot in the North Atlantic, Iceland is one of the world's most unusual countries. It is Europe's second largest island but its most sparsely populated country. Sitting astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, linking the North Atlantic plate with the Eurasian plate, it is closer to Greenland than Europe. It lies just south of the Arctic Circle, but, warmed by Gulf Stream waters, has a temperate climate. It has ...
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Dinosaurs

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by Mehling, Carl
For 150 million years, dinosaurs were the undisputed rulers of the Earth. Today, these great lizards still fire our imaginations. Dinosaurs describes the creatures who lived during the great Age of Reptiles, the real-life giants and monsters such as the Tyrannosaurus Rex and Stegosaurus who once dominated our planet. This stunningly illustrated and accessible reference work features the most impressive and ...
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Bloody History of London

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by Wright, John D.
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Bridges

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by Ross, David
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The World of Birds: Over 300 Species

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by Wright, Michael
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Abandoned Civilisations: The Mysteries Behind More Than 90 Lost Worlds

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by Connolly, Kieron
Temples hidden deep in the jungle, cities half-buried in desert sands, and carved slabs from ancient monuments scattered carelessly on the ground... Images like these are bound to make us wonder: Who built these places? What kind of societies lived here? And how could such once mighty civilisations have collapsed?
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Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice

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by McNab, Chris
A hotspot in the North Atlantic, Iceland is one of the world's most unusual countries. It is Europe's second largest island but its most sparsely populated country. Sitting astride the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, linking the North Atlantic plate with the Eurasian plate, it is closer to Greenland than Europe. It lies just south of the Arctic Circle, but, warmed by Gulf Stream waters, has a temperate climate.
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World War II Illustrated Atlas

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by Jordan, David
World War II was the greatest conflict in the history of mankind. It penetrated into every corner of the globe, from the Arctic to the Pacific Oceans. Immense armed forces engaged one another in battle in every type of environment, from the desert sands of North Africa to the jungles of Burma and New Guinea. The Allied and Axis forces met in brutal encounters ranging from small commando raids to gigantic ar...
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Scotland: Highlands, Islands, Lochs & Legends

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by Martin, Claudia
Where in the world do passenger planes land on the beach each day? Where might you search for the world's most famous underwater monster? Where would you find a capital city with more listed buildings than anywhere else in the world?
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