The Cambridge Medieval History
by J. B. Bury
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1911
Number of pages: 845
Planned by one of the most renowned Byzantinists and Medievalists of the day, John B. Bury, it became the de facto standard by which all comprehensive period histories would be measured. Essential for any serious student of medieval history, the definitive set for any serious historian.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Logan Marshall - Project Gutenberg
The sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters is an exciting collection of first-hand stories describing the catastrophe of Titanic's maiden voyage as told by its survivors shortly after the ship sank. Originally written and published in 1912.
by Richard Breitman, Norman J.W. Goda - The National Archives
This book is based on newly declassified and analyzed government documents. It documents how Western intelligence agencies declined to prosecute war criminals -- often men responsible for the deaths of thousands of Jews and others ...
by Edward Shepherd Creasy - The Colonial press
Fifteen decisive battles of the world from Marathon to Waterloo. A famous book which is not merely lodged in libraries, but is read and re-read. The stories the writer tells are as interesting in narrative as human struggle is itself interesting.
by D. G. Hogarth - H. Holt
The area we shall survey in 1000 B.C. and re-survey at intervals, contains Western Asia bounded eastwards by a line drawn from the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea. This area is marked off by seas on three sides and by desert on the fourth side.