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Sovereigns of the Sea: The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship

By Angus Konstam - Published 2008

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NauticalNonfiction

The large and heavily armed “ship of the line” or “battleship” played a central role in naval history from early times to the ...Read Review

Was Napoleon Poisoned? And Other Unsolved Mysteries of Royal History

By Peter Haugen - Published 2008

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Nonfiction

  If King Tut was murdered, why? Did King Arthur really exist? Compelling evidence suggests a Roman general may have been the basis ...Read Review

The First Samurai : The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel, Taira Masakado

By Karl Friday - Published 2008

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Nonfiction

  Taira Masakado, a fifth-generation descendant of Emperor Kashiwabara, is a cultured aristocrat whose response to attack prompts an appropriate response. From that ...Read Review

Tutankhamun’s Armies: Battle and Conquest during Ancient Egypt’s Late 18th Dynasty

By Colleen Manassa - By John Coleman Darnell - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

Despite the specific title, this book covers more than the short reign of the boy-king Tutankhamun; it is a complete overview of Egyptian ...Read Review

Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend

By Gary L. Roberts -

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Nonfiction

Born John Henry Holliday, Doc Holliday became a legend in the American West, primarily due to his association with the Earp brothers and ...Read Review

Alamo in the Ardennes

By John McManus - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

Focusing on the opening of the Battle of the Bulge, this book tells the story of the men who bore the brunt of ...Read Review

Four Girls from Berlin

By Marianne Meyerhoff - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

When the author was small, a rabbi who had survived the Holocaust told her, “In you has your whole family been redeemed.” Meyerhoff’...Read Review

Eyewitness to Irish History

By Peter Berresford Ellis - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

The preeminent Celtic scholar, Peter Berresford Ellis—who also writes the Sister Fidelma series as Peter Tremayne—has gathered 1500 years of original source ...Read Review

Twilight of Splendor

By Greg King - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

Subtitled The Court of Queen Victoria during Her Diamond Jubilee Year, this narrative history suggests that “Twilight of Splendor” is limited to detailing ...Read Review

Marc Antony’s Heroes

By Stephen Dando-Collins - Published 2007

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MilitaryNonfiction

The fourth in his Roman Legion series, Mark Antony’s Heroes brings us the story of the III Gallica, one of the early ...Read Review