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War: How Conflict Shaped Us: War And The Human Condition
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Thoughtful and brilliant insights into the very nature of war--from the ancient Greeks to modern times--from the world's foremost expert historian. War--its imprint in our lives and our memories--is all around us, from the metaphors we use to the names on our…
The Uses And Abuses Of History
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|March 17, 2009

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History is useful when it is used properly: to understand why we and those we must deal with think and react in certain ways. It can offer examples to inform our decisions and guesses about the consequences of our actions. But we should be wary of looking to…
Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World
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National Bestseller New York Times Editors’ Choice Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Silver Medalist for the Arthur Ross Book Award of the Council on Foreign Relations Finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award For…
The War That Ended Peace: The Road To 1914
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The First World War followed a period of sustained peace in Europe during which people talked with confidence of prosperity, progress, and hope. But in 1914, Europe walked into a catastrophic conflict that killed millions, bled its economies dry, shook…
Women Of The Raj
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|July 12, 2005

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From the author of the #1 bestselling Paris 1919 , a revealing portrait of Englishwomen in colonial India During Britain's rule of India, the "Raj women" were expected to create a replica of British society in the face of almost insuperable difficulties. Exiled…
Barbara W. Tuchman: The Guns Of August, The Proud Tower (loa #222): The Guns Of August / The Proud…
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Writing with a clarity, grace, and novelistic sweep rare among historians, Barbara W. Tuchman (1912-1989) distilled the complex interplay of personalities and events into gripping narratives that fuse rigorous scholarship with elegant literary art. An astute…
History's People: Personalities and the Past
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Part of the CBC Massey Lectures Series In History's People internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan gives her own personal selection of figures of the past, women and men, some famous and some little-known, who stand out for her. Some have changed…
Modern Classics: A Mixture Of Frailties
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|September 19, 2006

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A Mixture of Frailties, the third volume of Robertson Davies Salterton Trilogy, is his first extended engagement with one of the great neuroses of Canadian culture: Canada's artistic relationship to Europe, and particularly to Britain.
Parties Long Estranged: Canada and Australia in the Twentieth Century
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|December 1, 2002

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This book brings together recent and original work to illuminate comparisons and contrasts between two former colonies of the British empire. The contributors include some of the top names in history and political science, in Canada and Australia. Parties Long…
The Lion's Cub - Le Lionceau: Canada And The Great War - Le Canada Et La Grande Guerre
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Historienne et écrivaine canadienne de réputation internationale, Margaret MacMmillan aborde la Première Guerre mondiale et ses répercussions paradoxales sur le Canada dans son discours prononcé en 2018 lors de la remise de la médaille Symons et intitulé Le…
Extraordinary Canadians:stephen Leacock
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In 1912, Stephen Leacock’s comic masterpiece Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town made him an international star overnight. He was published in magazines and newspapers across Canada and in New York and London. Charlie Chaplin asked him for a screenplay; a…
Nixon In China: The Week That Changed The World
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In February 1972, Richard Nixon became the first American president to visit China. His historic one-hour meeting with Mao Zedong ended the breach between the United States and China, which had lasted since the Communist victory in 1949. Just as significantly,…
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