Category: History

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The Desert War

In the summer of 1940, hoping to emulate Hitler in Western Europe, Mussolini aimed to conquer North Africa, only to be routed by far smaller British and Commonwealth forces that drove out the invaders...

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War-An Illustrated World History

In this concise history of war, Jeremy Black ranges widely, giving due attention to non-western as well as western traditions. The history of war is inextricably bound to the history of the world. Through...

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The SS Warning From History

  The best known but least understood organ of the Nazi state, the SS grew from a minor politician’s small, unpaid bodyguard into a force which dominated the racial, cultural and professional spheres of...

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The Savage Frontier

From early Victorian times until independence, the vulnerability of the Indian sub-continent to an invasion by Russia engaged the attention of British politicians of every political persuasion. In the Victorian era it was known...

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The Idea of History Through Ages

The study of history has quite recently become an interesting feature of our intellectual and academic life and understand the social and political realities of contemporary phenomenon. These studies have, indeed, added to the...

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Spin And Other Turns

This study of Indian cricket shows how the game is nearly a religion in the subcontinent, and the men who play it well enough, nearly gods. The book analyzes the careers and idiosyncrasies of...

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Hundred Great Muslims

This collection of biographies of Great Muslims has been divided into twelve biographical categories: Great Leaders; Great Women; Religious Teachers; Sufis and Saints; Thinkers and Scientists; Poets and Writers; Artists and Musicians; Reformers, Revolutionaries...

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Kargil

The definitive account of the 1999 Kargil war – the strategy, the effects, the heroism – from the man in charge.In February 1999, Pakistani Army personnel, disguised as jehadi militants, infiltrated into mountainous Kargil...

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New Worlds

The huge expansion in trade and the acquisition of vast empires that characterize this period of European history would set the pattern for at least the next two centuries. Fritze begins with a portrait...