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 History

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When a small group of three English families were landed in the bay below Rangihoua pā in 1814, under the protection of its chief and inhabitants, the story told in Pēwhairangi began. It is the story of New Zealand’s first permanent European settlement, at Hohi, and the church mission that it re... read more

Pēwhairangi Bay of Islands Missions and Māori 1814 to 1845
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For true crime investigator Bryan Bruce the death of Jesus of Nazareth is the ultimate cold case. The two deceptively simple questions, Who killed Jesus ? And why? serve as the starting point for his landmark re-examination of the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death o... read more

Jesus: The Cold Case. Reinvestigating the death of the mosrt famous person in history
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 History

The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants -- from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi.

Freedom at Midnight
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 History

A social history of Europe in all its aspects during the period between the death of Louis XIV and the Industrial Revolution in England and the social and political revolution in France, written by a celebrated Marxist historian.

Nophoto
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 History

Reading Level:very good

A SUNDAY TIMES TOP FIVE BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2014
From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the extraordinary story of a French village that helped save thousands who were pursued by the Gestapo during World War II.
High up in th... read more

Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France
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 History

More than 30,000 Australians visit Gallipoli every year, and the numbers are increasing each year as the centenary of the landing approaches in 2015. This practical guide book enables them plan their trip, work out what to see and in what order, and gives the histori... read more

Gallipoli: The Battlefield Guide
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Among the million plus British and Empire soldiers that fell in the slaughter of The Great War were an elite band of International Rugby players. Tragically, over 130 'caps' from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa - and France - lost their lives on land, in ... read more

Into Touch: Rugby Internationals Killed in the Great War
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 History

Saul Friedlander's historical masterpiece is perhaps the richest examination of the Holocaust yet written, and, crucially, one that never loses sight of the experiences of individuals in its discussion of Nazi politics and the terrible statistics and technologica... read more

Nazi Germany and the Jews 1933 - 1945
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 History

The rose. No other flower has come close to capturing the western imagination in quite the same way. Tulip fever may have flared fiercely and suddenly in seventeenth-century Europe. The Madonna lily may match the white rose for its symbolic purity. But no other flowe... read more

The Rose: An Illustrated History
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 History

The Queens of Henry VIII: Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived: CATHERINE OF ARAGON the Catholic Spanish Princess, who suffered years of miscarriages and still births and yet failed to produce a son... She was the mother of Mary Tudor; ANNE BOLEYN, t... read more

Six Wives - Queens of Henry VIII
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 History

Reading Level:very good

In 1895 a meeting took place in the rugged Urewera ranges - Tuhoe country - that would have lasting effects on our views of traditional Maori society. Elsden Best, a self-taught anthropologist and quartermaster on the road past Lake Waik... read more

Best of Both Worlds: The: Story of Elsdon Best and Tutakangahau
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