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Reinhart Koselleck is one of the most important theorists of history and historiography of the last half century. His work has implications for contemporary cultural studies that extend far beyond discussions of the practical problems of historica...

The Practice of Conceptual History: Timing History, Spacing Concepts (Cultural Memory in the Present)

A compelling story of exploration and adventure, politics and war, told through the quest for one of the most purely majestic of Africa's animals, caught amid the upheavals and brutal savagery of Angola's wars The great animals of Africa have long...

A Certain Curve of Horn: The Hundred-Year Quest for the Giant Sable Antelope of Angola

Alexandra Fuller tells the idiosyncratic story of her life growing up white in rural Rhodesia as it was becoming Zimbabwe. The daughter of hardworking, yet strikingly unconventional English-bred immigrants, Alexandra arrives in Africa at the tende...

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

Some memories, though etched on one's soul, need time to become shared words. At the age of 80, my father, Simon Sterling, was finally able to tell me his story of being trapped in the horrors of the Holocaust and then emerging into a free world a...

Light in Darkness: A Survivor's Story

Webster's bibliographic and event-based timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics, geographic locations and people. They do so from a linguistic point of view, and in the case of this book, the focus is on "Andorra," incl...

Andorra: Webster's Timeline History, 1278 - 2007

Perfect for book reports or summer reading, DK's acclaimed Biography series tackles two of history's most inspiring and colorful figures: Princess Diana and Eleanor Roosevelt.

DK Biography: Princess Diana

In an intimate memoir that whispers with the intrigue of a spy novel, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn pays tribute to the once-anonymous heroes who risked their lives to bring The Gulag Archipelago and his other works to the West during the darkest days of...

Invisible Allies

The First World War is one of history's greatest tragedies. In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe's mightiest empires to rubble, kill...

A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918

Using the results from comprehensive medical examinations, this volume explores the prevalence of disease among former prisoners of war of World War II and the Korean conflict, and the relationship between that prevalence and their decades-earlier...

The Health of Former Prisoners of War: Results from the Medical Examination Survey of Former POWs of World War II and the Korean Conflict

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