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The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land


Robert G. Hoyland, H. G. M. Williamson

08 August 2022

Oxford Illustrated History

The story of the Holy Land, encompassing the three millennia that saw the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar and is highly illustrated with paintings, photographs, and ancient texts.

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Culloden: Great Battles


Murray Pittock

28 July 2022

Great Battles

The story of Culloden, one of the most important battles in Scottish history - how it was fought, how it has been remembered, and what it has come to mean.

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The Society of Prisoners: Anglo-French Wars and Incarceration in the Eighteenth Century


Renaud Morieux

01 July 2022

The Past and Present Book Series

Very little has been written of the history of prisoners of war before the twentieth century, and Renaud Morieux seeks to correct this in this new history of war captivity in the eighteenth century, mining archives in Britain and France to take a fresh look at international relations through the histories of prisoners and host communities.

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Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959


Rósa Magnúsdóttir

29 April 2022

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The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


William Doyle

28 November 2019

Very Short Introductions

William Doyle chronicles the unfolding events of the French Revolution, from the quarrels of the first revolutionaries with the king, to the Terror, to the rise of Napoleon. Considering how and why the revolution destroyed the age-old cultural, institutional, and social structures in France, Doyle also explores its lasting effects today.

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The Holy Roman Empire: A Very Short Introduction


Joachim Whaley

26 July 2018

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction explores the thousand-year history of the Holy Roman Empire, from its origins in 800 as Charlemagne's Frankish kingdom, to its destruction by Napoleon. Throughout, Joachim Whaley analyses the empire's crucial impact and role in the history of European power and politics.

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The Ascent of John Tyndall: Victorian Scientist, Mountaineer, and Public Intellectual


Roland Jackson

22 March 2018

John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society.

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Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution


David L. Preston

04 January 2018

Pivotal Moments in American History

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The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction


Robert C. Allen

23 February 2017

Very Short Introductions

The Industrial Revolution was one of the great, transforming events of world history. Robert C. Allen explains what happened during this period, and why. He asks why the revolution occured in Britain rather than other countries, and looks at the impact of changing technology and business organizations on contemporary social structures.

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Public Health: A Very Short Introduction


Virginia Berridge

28 July 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction outlines the nature of public health in our world today and places public health in its historical context from the earliest times, analysing in particular the changes in public health regulation through the nineteenth century and the twentieth and twenty first centuries.

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The Condition of the Working Class in England


Friedrich Engels, David McLellan

28 May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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The English Constitution


Walter Bagehot, Miles Taylor

26 March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Barricades and Borders: Europe 1800-1914

Third Edition


Robert Gildea

06 March 2003

Short Oxford History of the Modern World

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The French Revolution, 1789-1799


Peter McPhee

06 December 2001

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Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction


Christopher Harvie, Colin Matthew

10 August 2000

Very Short Introductions

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The Nineteenth Century: Europe 1789-1914


T. C. W. Blanning

25 May 2000

Short Oxford History of Europe

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Origins of the French Revolution

Third Edition


William Doyle

20 May 1999

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Modern India: The Origins of an Asian Democracy

Second Edition


Judith M. Brown

24 March 1994

Short Oxford History of the Modern World

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The Struggle for Mastery in Europe, 1848-1918


A. J. P. Taylor

22 April 1971

Oxford History of Modern Europe

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