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Heat-Moon, William Least - Columbus in the Americas, ebook

Columbus in the Americas

Heat-Moon, William Least

19,15€

Based on the logbook of Columbus and numerous other firsthand accounts of his four voyages to the New World, this vividly detailed history also examines the strengths and weaknesses of Columbus as a navigator, explorer, and

McMahon, Robert J. - The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction

McMahon, Robert J.

6,95€

How, when, and why did the Cold War begin? Why did it last so long? What impact did it have on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and the Third World? Finally, what difference did it make to the broader history of the second half of the twentieth

Laidler, Keith - The Last Empress: The She-Dragon of China, ebook

The Last Empress: The She-Dragon of China

Laidler, Keith

10,55€

In 1851, a sixteen-year-old girl named Yehonala entered the Imperial Palace of China as a concubine third grade, leaving behind her family, the love of her life, and nearly all contact with the outside world. She emerged as Tsu Hsi, Dowager Empress of China and one of the most powerful autocrats

Dormandy, Thomas - Four Creators of Modern Medicine Moments of Truth, ebook

Four Creators of Modern Medicine Moments of Truth

Dormandy, Thomas

14,85€

This medical history by Thomas Dormandy focuses on these four individuals and their "moments of truth" - Laennec, a French physician; Semmelweis, a Hungarian obstetrician; Lister, a Scottish surgeon; and Walter Reed, an American army pathologist. They are not well

Monroe, Jo - Star of India: The Spicy Adventures of Curry, ebook

Star of India: The Spicy Adventures of Curry

Monroe, Jo

17,15€

How did the curry get here and how did the Brits, a nation famed for a love of bland food, end up with Chicken Tikka Masala as their favourite dish? It is a history that took curry, via the British Empire, from its Eastern origins, around the globe.
This book talks to the men and

Hanson, Neil - The Great Fire of London: In That Apocalyptic Year, 1666, ebook

The Great Fire of London: In That Apocalyptic Year, 1666

Hanson, Neil

26,75€

Acclaim for The Great Fire of London
"Popular narrative history at its best, well researched, imaginatively and dramatically written. . . . The author marshals his story and his mass of contemporary quotations with great skill."
- Times Literary Supplement
"The brilliance