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Old January 3rd, 2013, 03:09 AM   #1571

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[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1447211359/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00"]King Leopold's Ghost: A story of greed, terror and heroism: Amazon.co.uk: Adam Hochschild: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51-QutJomJL.@@AMEPARAM@@51-QutJomJL[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0571212174/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00"]Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation: Amazon.co.uk: Joseph J. Ellis: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41ZWW23YS1L.@@AMEPARAM@@41ZWW23YS1L[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0684826976/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00"]Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West: Amazon.co.uk: Steven Ambrose: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51-V3YD-vEL.@@AMEPARAM@@51-V3YD-vEL[/ame]
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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Shaping-Revolution-Enlightenment-Rights-Series/dp/0080409253"]Shaping Revolution (Enlightenment Rights and Revolution Series): Elspeth Attwooll: 9780080409252: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41fDKLs1WSL.@@AMEPARAM@@41fDKLs1WSL[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Revolution-Enlightenment-Europe-Rights/dp/0080409202/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357221231&sr=1-1&keywords=Enlightenment+Rights+and+Revolution+Ser ies"]Revolution and Enlightenment in Europe (Enlightenment Rights and Revolution Series): Timothy O'Hagan: 9780080409207: Amazon.com: Books[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Law-Enlightenment-Britain-Rights-Revolution/dp/0080409210/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357221231&sr=1-5&keywords=Enlightenment+Rights+and+Revolution+Ser ies"]Amazon.com: Law and Enlightenment in Britain (Enlightenment, Rights and Revolution Series, 7) (9780080409214): Tom D. Campbell: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41k6-U9eSML.@@AMEPARAM@@41k6-U9eSML[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Issues-Self-Determination-Enlightenment-Rights-Revolution/dp/0080409229/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357221231&sr=1-6&keywords=Enlightenment+Rights+and+Revolution+Ser ies"]Issues of Self-Determination (Enlightenment, Rights and Revolution Series): William Twining: 9780080409221: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41g7P%2BF8dEL.@@AMEPARAM@@41g7P%2BF8dEL[/ame]

An international symposium called by a Finnish university, held in Edinburgh in 1988 about "Enlightenment, Rights and Revolution", focusing on social and legal history as well as history of ideas.

A 400+ volume of papers from the symposium was published in 1989, but it must have been a very productive symposium, because they continued publishing themed books of papers from the symposioum for several years totalling 7 volumes in all. Of course it is some hit-and-miss collections, but the interesting papers make up for all the boring ones. It's a shame the symposium was before my time, I would have loved to have participated.

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Old January 3rd, 2013, 06:11 AM   #1573
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The Roman Army The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World, Ed. Chris McNab

The Roman Army: The Greatest War Machine of the Ancient World General Military: Amazon.co.uk: Chris McNab: Books

The Varangian Guard 988-1453 Osprey Pub
R. D'Amato

I haven't done more than thub through them at this point, but they look great.

^^ SoC I read several books about the Allies incursion into Russia at the end of WWI and am curiou show you like the Arkangle book. I am also interested in the Haig book. I have a negative impression of Haig, but am interested to learn more.
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Old January 3rd, 2013, 06:21 AM   #1574

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Old January 6th, 2013, 01:56 PM   #1575

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[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Carthage-Must-Be-Destroyed-Civilization/dp/0141018097/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357512879&sr=1-1"]Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization: Amazon.co.uk: Richard Miles: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51UENfeyy0L.@@AMEPARAM@@51UENfeyy0L[/ame]

Bought for my mum who is going on holiday to 'Carthage' in the autumn, but I'll read it when she's finished with it!
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Old January 7th, 2013, 06:44 AM   #1576

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[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0349120803/ref=s9_simh_gw_p14_d0_i1?pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf _rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=040GYXDHPDR7DXDKGK2M&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p =317828027&pf_rd_i=468294"]Cold War: For Forty-five Years the World Held its Breath: Amazon.co.uk: Jeremy Isaacs, Taylor Downing: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51QdYDOGPfL.@@AMEPARAM@@51QdYDOGPfL[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/War-Wellington-Peninsula-Waterloo/dp/184854104X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357573183&sr=1-1"]To War with Wellington: From the Peninsula to Waterloo: Amazon.co.uk: Peter Snow: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51GS21JYJpL.@@AMEPARAM@@51GS21JYJpL[/ame]

[ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Crimea-Great-Crimean-War-1854-1856/dp/0349112843/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357573235&sr=1-1"]Crimea: The Great Crimean War 1854-1856: Amazon.co.uk: Trevor Royle: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/419V3BC3YAL.@@AMEPARAM@@419V3BC3YAL[/ame]

All three for 12 brand new in the local bargain bookshop.

I really must stop buying books.
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Old January 8th, 2013, 08:28 AM   #1577

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This one's for work
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Marine-Corps-Counterinsurgency-Field-Manual/dp/0226841510/ref=sr_1_cc_2?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1357665080&sr=1-2-catcorr&keywords=Counterinsurgency"]The U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual: Sarah Sewall, John A. Nagl, David H. Petraeus, James F. Amos: 9780226841519: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41vyRLK8W4L.@@AMEPARAM@@41vyRLK8W4L[/ame]

And for enjoyment
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Peloponnesian-War-Donald-Kagan/dp/0142004375/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357665142&sr=1-1&keywords=the+peloponnesian+war"]The Peloponnesian War: Donald Kagan: 9780142004371: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Z9D4KAR1L.@@AMEPARAM@@51Z9D4KAR1L[/ame]
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Guns-Germs-Steel-Fates-Societies/dp/0393061310/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357665165&sr=1-1&keywords=guns+germs+and+steel"]Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies: Jared Diamond: 9780393061314: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/516H1W1ASTL.@@AMEPARAM@@516H1W1ASTL[/ame]
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Bible-as-History-Werner-Keller/dp/9659124155/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1357666071&sr=1-1&keywords=the+bible+as+history"]The Bible as History: Werner Keller: 9789659124152: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Ci52nFEgL.@@AMEPARAM@@41Ci52nFEgL[/ame]
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Old January 9th, 2013, 02:54 PM   #1578

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[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Warriors-Japan-Portrayed-War-Tales/dp/0824816013/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1357775619&sr=8-1&keywords=warriors+of+japan"]Warriors of Japan: As Portrayed in the War Tales: Paul Varley: 9780824816018: Amazon.com: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51yVOhQRssL.@@AMEPARAM@@51yVOhQRssL[/ame]
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Old January 9th, 2013, 02:58 PM   #1579

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Originally Posted by M.E.T.H.O.D. View Post
Today I bought:
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest: Stephen E. Ambrose: 9780743224543: Amazon.com: Books
I am a huge fan of the TV series

The Montefeltro Conspiracy: A Renaissance Mystery Decoded: Marcello Simonetta: 9780385524681: Amazon.com: Books

Plus I also bought three books in Italian language(one about the history of the clashes between the Hellenistic phalanx and the Roman legion, one about the military organization of Venice during the XVII century and the last one dealing with the wars and insurgency in Caucasus)

I also finally ordered
Japonius Tyrannus (Japonica Neerlandica): Jeroen Lamers: 9789074822220: Amazon.com: Books
Not exactly cheap but I was able to "extort"(using my deceptive talk) some money out of my dad
Lamers book is well worth the money. Still waiting for his translation of the Shincho ko ki to drop a little bit in price, though.
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Old January 9th, 2013, 03:02 PM   #1580

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I have his history of D-Day which I thought was okay, and one about B-24 squadrons (forgotten the name sorry ) which is good.
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