St. Pancras station has long been an iconic landmark on the London landscape. The neo-Gothic spires and multi-colored brickwork of the Midland Grand hotel and the awesome span of the station's train-shed have made it one of the capital's most distincti read more
In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited, and East Germany ceased to exist. In a country where the headquarters of the secret police can become a museum literally overnight and one in 50 East Germans were info read more
SynopsisTraces the history of Rome from the time of the Etruscans to Mussolini, looks at the artists, intellectuals, and religious and political leaders who have shaped its destiny, and examines Roman society.
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About the Book: Hitler 1889-1936: Hubris
Drawing on a range of sources, this work recreates the world which first thwarted and then nurtured the young Hitler. As his seemingly pitiful fantasy of being Germany's saviour attracted more a read more
The village of Montaillou was the last stronghold of the cult of Catharism in medieval France. Under the inquisition of Bishop Fournier members of this sect were persecuted and some burnt at the stake, and the interrogations about th read more
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