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Vi ville inte dö

I Vi ville inte dö skildrar författaren den brutala verklighet som var det finska vinterkriget under 1939-1940. Sovjeternas plan var att besegra och ta över Finland på endast två v ...


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Up From Slavery

For those interested in the history of slavery and the American Civil War, 'Up from Slavery' is the autobiography from American eudcator Booker T. Washington in which he describes ...


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The Meaning of the War

For those interested in a more philosphical aspect of war, ‘The Meaning of the War’ by Henri Bergson is a short non-fiction work that explores ‘Life & Matter in Conflict’, as the s ...


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Wendelinit: ja Kristiinankaupungin suuruuden vuodet

Simon Anders Wendelin oli Kristiinankaupungin historian menestynein kauppias ja laivanvarustaja, hyväntekijä ja valtakunnallisesti merkittävä toimija. Hänen pojistaan Otto jatkoi i ...


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Tukahdutettu kaupunki

Historiaa ja nykyhetkeä luotaava kirja kertoo hyytävästi Tiibetin epätoivosta.Yli 150 tiibetiläistä on tehnyt polttoitsemurhan tai yrittänyt sitä protestina Kiinan sortotoimille. T ...


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Maailman suurin hämäys

Suosittu kirjasarja jatkuu mukaansatempaavilla huijaritarinoilla maailmalta ja Suomesta. Lontoon trendikkäin ravintola oli olemassa vain netin arvosteluissa. Taidekauppias joutui t ...


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Kautilyan Arthashastra: Intialainen valtionjohtamisen opas

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Kautilyan Arthashastra on legendaarinen intialainen valtionjohtamisen opas 300-luvulta eaa. Sen kirjoittajana pidetään Kautilyaa, joka tunnetaan myös Maurya-valtakunnan perustajan ...


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Mistä tulet, Anttalainen?: Sukujuuret menneiden vuosisatojen Karjalassa

Kerron Anttalaisen sukupolvista Karjalankannaksella kolmensadan vuoden ajalta. Esitän paljon kuvioita perheiden rakenteista ja sukulaissuhteista. Ensimmäisessä osassa (¼ sisällös ...


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India-Pakistan: The History of Unsolved Conflicts: Volume I

When the British withdrew from India in 1947, two new states were created, India and Pakistan. Ever since there has been near permanent conflict between the two, breaking out in to ...


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The Marne

One of Wharton’s earliest works, ‘The Marne’ offers a fascinating insight into the shadow cast by the First World War. When 15 year-old American, Troy Belknap, is on his annual hol ...


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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

For those interested in the abolition of slavery and the Slavery Act in America, 'Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl' is an autobiography by Harriet Ann Jacobs, a mother and fug ...


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Midwinter

Double agents, espionage and romance, this historical story transports you back to the Jacobite rising in 1745 and in the midst of an attempt by Scottish highlanders to place Bonni ...


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Kolonialismi Suomen rajaseuduilla

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Suomen historian yleisesitykset muodostavat usein eheän kansallisen tarinan, jossa tapahtumat sijoittuvat selkeisiin ajallisiin ja paikallisiin rajoihin. Kolonialismi Suomen rajase ...


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Russia in the Shadows

When H.G. Wells came face to face with Lenin. In 1920, world famous writer H.G. Wells was invited on a trip to Russia. A committed socialist, Wells had high hopes for the Bolshevik ...


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The New Teaching of History

‘The New Teaching of History’ represents a collection of essays written by Wells to address criticism of his seminal work ‘The Outline of History’, in which he covered the entire h ...


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Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral

Poetry can inspire, evoke, provoke and transport the reader. But this collection of 39 poems did even more - it broke barriers. This collection was written by Phillis Wheatley, the ...


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Aepyornis Island

With more than a whiff of ‘Jurassic Park’ about it, ‘Aepyornis Island’ is a short story that follows the adventures of a biologist, Butcher. Butcher has been tasked to explore the ...


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Rambles Beyond Railways

You’ve gotta love those travel documentaries with celebrities awkwardly trying to make their interactions with locals seem impromptu and organic. Perhaps it’s best to let the write ...


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Kyllä täällä kaatuakin voidaan

Paine oli hirvittävä, kun joukot joutuivat makaamaan jo kolmatta viikkoa vetisellä suolla jatkuvan tulen alla. Viimeisessä kenttäpuhelussa Siilasvuo haukkui Turtolan pelkuriksi. Tu ...


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De gamla egyptierna

Varför finns mumier? Fanns det musik under faraos tid? Vad hade kvinnor för ställning i samhället när de gamla egyptierna levde? <br><br>Det är några av de frågor som besvaras i de ...


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Italian Backgrounds

Sit back, relax, and join Edith Wharton on her journey through early 20th century Italy. <br><br>A seasoned traveller, ‘Italian Backgrounds’ condenses a decade’s worth of Edith Wha ...


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A Son at the Front

Her beloved France was torn apart by the First World War and yet Edith Wharton still felt compelled to put pen to paper. <br><br>Inspired by some of her own experiences, ‘A Son at ...


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A Motor-Flight Through France

In the early years of the 20th Century, Edith Wharton took the road trip of a lifetime across France with the celebrated author, Henry James (author of ‘Turn of the Screw,’ later a ...


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The War in South Africa

Published in 1902, ‘The War in South Africa’ is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s account of the Boer War. Keen to play his part, Doyle enlisted as a doctor after being turned down by the I ...


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The Crime of the Congo

Best-known as the author of the Sherlock Holmes series of detective novels, in ‘The Crime of the Congo’ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle attempts to lay bare the atrocities which had taken p ...