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1989 Year In Pictures

1989 was an epoch-making year. This title records the fall of the BerlinWall, Tiananmen Square, the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia and the Exxon Valdez disaster; in the world of entertainment, the success of Madonna and George Michael; and the release of the films "Batman", "Dead Poets Society" and "When Harry Met Sally".

Mysterious Case Of Rudolf Dies


Mosquito : The RAF's Legendary Wooden Wonder and its Most Extraordinary Mission

Built of lightweight wood, powered by two growling Rolls-Royce Merlin engines, impossibly aerodynamic, headspinningly fast and armed to the teeth, the de Havilland Mosquito was the war-winning wonder that should never have existed: the aircraft the RAF didn't think it wanted then couldn't do without.

The Tetris Effect: The Cold War Battle for the World's Most Addictive Game

Ackerman, Dan
In the dying days of the USSR, battlelines have shifted from spycraft to the cut-throat capitalism and it's intellectual property, not state secrets, that are to be bought, sold, stolen and fought over


Ackroyd, Peter
The first volume in Peter Ackroyd's stunning six-part history of England, taking us from Stonehenge to the death of Henry VII


Ackroyd, Peter
Tells the history of the city, from the first refugees arriving in the mists of the lagoon in the fourth century to the rise of a great mercantile state and a trading empire, the wars against Napoleon and the tourist invasions of today.

Great and Horrible News : Murder and Mayhem in Early Modern Britain

Adams, Blessin
Great and Horrible News! explores the strange history of death and murder in early modern England, yet the stories within may appear shockingly familiar.

In the Land of Giants

Adams, Max
A bestselling historian tells the story of the landscapes, peoples and culture of early medieval Britain through ten walks and an epic sea voyage.

The Museum of the Wood Age

Adams, Max
From tools and devices to construction and artistic expression, Max Adams explores wood - the material that shaped human history.

Civilised by Beasts: Animals and Urban Change in Nineteenth-Century Dublin

Adelman, Juliana
This book offers a unique account of life in nineteenth-century Dublin, told through human-animal relationships. It argues that the exploitation of animals formed a key component of urban change, from municipal reform to class formation to the expansion of public health and policing. -- .

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz

Adlington, Lucy
The powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps.

Women's Travel Writings in India 1777-1854: Volume III: Mrs A. Deane, A Tour through the Upper Provinces of Hindustan (1823); and Julia Charlotte Maitland, Letters from Madras During the Years 1836-39, by a Lady (1843)

Agnew, Eadaoin
This new collection assembles seven accounts of women who visited and resided in India between 1760 and 1840. This volume includes two texts, Ann Deane, A Tour Through the Upper Provinces of Hindostan (1823) and Julia Maitland, Letters from Madras (1846).