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    • The Cambodian wars : clashing armies and CIA covert operations/ Kenneth Conboy.
    • Taken at the flood : the Roman Conquest of Greece
      Taken at the flood : the Roman Conquest of Greece
      Robin Waterfield.
      In an absorbing account of a critical chapter in Rome's mastery of the Mediterranean, Robin Waterfield reveals the peculiar nature of Rome's eastern policy. For over seventy years, the Romans avoided annexation so that they could commit their military and financial resources to the fight against Carthage and elsewhere. Though ultimately a failure, this policy of indirect rule, punctuated by periodic brutal military interventions and intense diplomacy, worked well for several decades, until the Senate finally settled on more direct forms of control. Waterfield's fast-paced narrative focuses mainly on military and diplomatic maneuvers, but throughout he interweaves other topics and themes, such as the influence of Greek culture on Rome, the Roman aristocratic ethos, and the clash between the two best fighting machines the ancient world ever produced: the Macedonian phalanx and Roman legion.
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    • Revolutionary Russia, 1891 - 1991 : a history
      Revolutionary Russia, 1891 - 1991 : a history
      Orlando Figes.
      Presenting a new perspective on the Russian Revolution, a noted historian traces three generational phases to show how the revolution, while it changed in form and character, retained the same idealistic goals throughout.
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    • A taste for intrigue : the multiple lives of Francois Mitterrand
      A taste for intrigue : the multiple lives of Francois Mitterrand
      Philip Short.
      Documents the life of France's first popularly elected socialist president, covering such topics as the Observatory affair, his decision to join Petain's Vichy government, and his influence on French social and political dynamics.
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    • Goddamn this war!
      Goddamn this war!
      art & story by Tardi
      Initially serialized in six newspaper-format pamphlets, and then released into two volumes, this is the ninth volume of Tardi's work to be released in English by Fantagraphics Books, a comic rendering of the tragic aspects of World War I.
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