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Heiss provides the most detailed account available of the 1951 seizure of British oil holdings in Iran by prime minister Mohammed Mossadegh, a turning point in cold war history.
Describes how Pulau Tekong Island developed during the early 20th century. This title describes where the ethnic groups came from, how they settled down, worked and lived together, and the relationship among different ethnic groups, like the Malay and Chinese (including Hakka and Chouchouese ) over the years.
Presents an account of day-to-day life in a medieval French village. Using records gathered by the Catholic Church in its pursuit of heretics, this book shows the lives of a cast of village characters.
Spanning thirteen centuries from the age of Trajan to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, this title provides a selection and bridging commentary that enables the reader to acquire a general sense of the progress and argument of the author's work.
In the wake of Pakistan's development of nuclear weapons, unpoliceable border areas, shelter of the Afghan Taliban and Bin Laden, there is a clear need to look further than the simple image of a failed state so often portrayed in the media. This title offers an understanding of this remarkable and highly contradictory country.
William IV, the 'Sailor King', reigned for just seven years. Rash and impetuous as a young man, he was sent to join the navy by his father, George III, to bring him to order, but he was over promoted at an early age and saw his years of active service marked by a series of calamities. This book deals with his life and work.
A groundbreaking work with powerful echoes in today's news, Burrough's account of America's greatest crime wave and the birth of the FBI is the definitive history of America's first war on crime. Black-and-white photo insert.
An exploration some of the most turbulent, fascinating years in American history: the 16th century into the mid-18th century in eastern North America.
The Nazis' attempt to annihilate the Jewish people, the Holocaust, continues to raise a disturbing question. About six million defenseless men, women, and children were murdered for no reason but their ancestry.
An engaging biography of one of history's most intriguing and powerful women: Theodora, Empress of Byzantium.