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Buy our range of ebooks from the Amazon Kindle store by clicking on the relevant links below.They are designed to work with the Kindle, and are also available on iPhone, iPad, PC, Android and Windows Phone; simply download the appropriate Kindle App for your device.Life in the Third ReichThis ebooks goes beyond the familiar stories of Nazi Germany to illuminate the life of ordinary German people living under Hitler's rule. The book includes essays on what it was like growing up under the Third Reich, what the average German knew about the horrors committed by the regime, how Hitler himself was regarded by the population, and the ways in which Germans regard their own experience in retrospect.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  From Codpiece to Three Piece: The History of FashionThe history of society told by the story of what we wear. Read about the dandyish Macaronis, precursors to today's metrosexuals; discover the surprisingly exotic couture of the Puritans; and find out why ripped garments were the height of fashion in 15th-century Europe.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  Last Orders: A Social History Of DrinkingIn this informative, entertaining and not-at-all sobering look at the social history of booze, you’ll read about the irresistible rise of gin in Georgian Britain, why wine supped in the Middle Ages would have horrified the modern palate and how women carved out their own space in the saloons of America.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  Past Notes: History and MusicThe close relationship between music and history is the subject of our newest ebook. Read about the connection between the jazz and the Hitler Youth; discover what popular music sounded like in the 1890s; learn the background to recognisable national anthems such as God Save the Queen and La Marseillaise; and find out why the Beatles did more for the break-up of the Soviet Union than Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Andrei Sakharov.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  Never Such Innocence Again: The First World War‘Never such innocence again’, wrote Philip Larkin as he imagined the crowds of young men at the Oval and Villa Park, whose ideas of combat as cricket and football was soon to be exchanged for industrial warfare, But historians slowly began to reveal a conflict that could no longer be reduced to the certainties of good and evil, master and servant, innocent and guilty, and their striving for a more complete and complex picture is apparent in this collection of articles on the First World War from the archives of History Today.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  The Great Game: Football Through The AgesA collection of great writing from the History Today archive about the world's most popular sport. In this book you'll learn about about how the rules of the world's most popular sport were forged in the public schools of Victorian Britain; meet Algeria's "football revolutionaries" and revisit one of the more sordid moments in Scottish football history.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  The Book of RevolutionsFew events in history have captured the attention of scholars more than revolutions, not least during the Arab Spring of the past year. This ebook looks at why some of the key revolutions began, how successful they were, and what they left in the aftermath.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  China And The West: From The Ming To MaoThere is a perception in the West that the emergence of China as a superpower is something new. It is not. China has been a superpower in abeyance since its opening to the West in the 17th century. This book sheds light on that shared history.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  To Protect And Serve? A History of the Police ForceThis book aims to provide a thorough historical understanding of how police forces the world over emerged, why they evolved into the entities they are today, and what society might expect from the police in the years to come.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschsland | Italia | España  After The Cold War: The Collapse Of Communism And Its Impact On EuropeTwenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall , this compact and insightful book considers the impact on Russia and its former satellite states in the two decades since, and the wider changes wrought across Europe by the demise of the Soviet Union.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschland | Italia | España  A Portrait of Britain: 2,000 Years In The Life Of A Small IslandThis authoritative book takes a broad look at British history over the past two millennia, stretching from AD1 to the dawn of the 20th century, and taking in the Roman invasions, the Norman Yoke, the Black Death, the Tudors and the rise and fall of the British Empire.Buy from the Amazon store:United Kingdom | USA | France | Deutschland | Italia | España

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