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The Armada (American Heritage Library)
1.  The Armada (American Heritage Library) by Garrett Mattingly
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  "Superb history with fluid writing."
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An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy
2.  An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy by Rick Atkinson
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  "Simply amazing narrative history that makes you feel as though you were there."
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Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766
3.  Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson
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  "Amazing overview of The Seven Years War, allowing you to understand not only the war in North America but also the war on the European continent"
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Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic
4.  Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
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  "The best book on the death thoes of the Roman Republic."
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Religious Movements Middle Ages
5.  Religious Movements Middle Ages by Herbert Grundmann
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  "Academic book that is well worth the read.  Not for a quick read!"
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The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple (Canto)
6.  The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple (Canto) by Malcolm Barber
The list author says:
  "Perhaps the best source available on the Knights Templar."
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The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States)
7.  The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States) by Robert Middlekauf
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  "Great lead in that helps you understand the causes, as well as description of the Revolutionary War"
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Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945
8.  Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939-1945 by Catherine Merridale
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  "An unbelievably eye opening account of the Red Army's experience in WWII."
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The Guns of August: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I
9.  The Guns of August: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman
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  "A well balanced and reasearched account of The Great War."
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Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft
10.  Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft by Paul S. Boyer
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  "A great approach, giving a different view, to the attrocities that happened at Salem."
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April Blood: Florence and the Plot against the Medici
11.  April Blood: Florence and the Plot against the Medici by Lauro Martines
The list author says:
  "Great account of what happened in Florence when lorenzo Medici was almost assasinated."
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The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Saqi Essentials)
12.  The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Saqi Essentials) by Amin Maalouf
The list author says:
  "An important new look at the crusades with a different viewpoint from the overwhelmingly more common western view."
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Life in a Medieval Castle
13.  Life in a Medieval Castle by Joseph Gies
The list author says:
  "A great reference for anyone researching Medieval Life."
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The French Revolution, 1789-1799
14.  The French Revolution, 1789-1799 by Peter McPhee
The list author says:
  "A succinct approach to this important Revolution."
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The Valachi Papers
15.  The Valachi Papers by Peter Maas
The list author says:
  "This one falls loosely under history as in addition to giving a history of the mafiosa it acts as a biography of Valachi.  An important read for those interested in organized crime.  Well written and interesting."
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The Colonial Wars (The Chicago History of American Civilization)
16.  The Colonial Wars (The Chicago History of American Civilization) by Howard H. Peckham
The list author says:
  "A great, albeit short, book about the four colonial wars up to and including the Revolutionary War.  A must for all early American history scholars."
$24.29   Used & New from: $0.15
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