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Product Description: Arab MiGs Volume 6 continues Harpia Publishing’s renowned coverage of air actions by Arab air forces during the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War. After researching in the Middle East for more than 40 years, interviewing and discussing the fighting in detail with pilots, participants and eyewitnesses from almost every unit involved, the authors provide the first ever coherent narrative of this air war...read more

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9780985455460 | Harpia Pub Llc, November 19, 2015, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Arab MiGs Volume 6 continues Harpia Publishing’s renowned coverage of air actions by Arab air forces during the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War.

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Product Description: New archaeological material and research underpin this extensive, detailed and beautifully illustrated account of the famous Mamluk Askars.The Mamluk army is credited with finally defeating and expelling the Crusaders from the Middle East, with defeating and halting the Mongol invasion of the Islamic Middle East, and with facing down - though not defeating - Tamerlane...read more
By Peter Dennis (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781782009283 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2014, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: New archaeological material and research underpin this extensive, detailed and beautifully illustrated account of the famous Mamluk Askars.

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Product Description: The first book on the work of a designer whose refined classical interiors are widely desired and emulated as the epitome of French style. Honored as one of the top designers by all the international design magazines and universally admired by design editors, Jean-Louis Deniot is in demand...read more
By Xavier Bejot (photographer) and Diane Dorrans Saeks

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9780847843329, titled "Jean-louis Deniot Interiors: Interiors" | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, September 30, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The first book on the work of a designer whose refined classical interiors are widely desired and emulated as the epitome of French style.

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Product Description: Charlemagne's conquests became the driving force in European politics between the Muslim defeat at Poitiers and the Crusades. He dominates the military history of Medieval Europe since his empire spanned France, western Germany, and northern Italy...read more

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9781782008255 | Osprey Pub Co, August 19, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Charlemagne's conquests became the driving force in European politics between the Muslim defeat at Poitiers and the Crusades.

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Product Description: The famous but largely unchronicled Hanseatic League (or simple "the Hanse/Hansa") was a Tuetonic German commercial and defensive federation of merchant guilds based in harbor towns along the North Sea and Baltic coasts of what are now Germany and her neighbors, which eventually dominated maritime trade in Northern Europe and spread its influence much further afield...read more

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9781782007791 | Osprey Pub Co, April 22, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The famous but largely unchronicled Hanseatic League (or simple "the Hanse/Hansa") was a Tuetonic German commercial and defensive federation of merchant guilds based in harbor towns along the North Sea and Baltic coasts of what are now Germany and her neighbors, which eventually dominated maritime trade in Northern Europe and spread its influence much further afield.

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Product Description: Volume 4 in Harpia Publishing's highly successful Arab MiGs series expands the history of the major Arab air forces that became involved in the wars with Israel during the period 1967 to 1973. It solves the intractable complexity of this violent period by dispassionately outlining the sequence of political and military events — in chronological and geographic order...read more
By Tom Cooper, David Nicolle, Lon Nordeen (contributor), Patricia Salti (contributor) and Martin Smisek (contributor)

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9780985455415 | Harpia Pub Llc, October 19, 2013, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Volume 4 in Harpia Publishing's highly successful Arab MiGs series expands the history of the major Arab air forces that became involved in the wars with Israel during the period 1967 to 1973.

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Product Description: On 26 August 1071 a large Byzantine army under Emperor Romanus IV met the Saljuq Turk forces of Sultan Alp Arslan near the town of Manzikert to the far east of the Byzantine Empire. The battle ended in a decisive defeat for the Byzantine forces, with the wings of the army routing following withering Turkish arrow fire, and the centre overwhelmed, with the Byzantine emperor captured and much of his fabled Varangian guard killed...read more

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9781780965031 | Osprey Pub Co, August 20, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: On 26 August 1071 a large Byzantine army under Emperor Romanus IV met the Saljuq Turk forces of Sultan Alp Arslan near the town of Manzikert to the far east of the Byzantine Empire.

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Product Description: From humble beginnings, in the course of three centuries the Portuguese built the world's first truly global empire, stretching from modern Brazil to sub-Saharan Africa and from India to the East Indies (Indonesia). Portugal had established its present-day borders by 1300 and the following century saw extensive warfare that confirmed Portugal's independence and allowed it to aspire to maritime expansion, sponsored by monarchs such as Prince Henry the Navigator...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator), Sam Embleton (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781849088480 | Osprey Pub Co, November 20, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From humble beginnings, in the course of three centuries the Portuguese built the world's first truly global empire, stretching from modern Brazil to sub-Saharan Africa and from India to the East Indies (Indonesia).

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Product Description: Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781849087391 | Osprey Pub Co, September 18, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.

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Product Description: For the overwhelming majority of people outside the French-speaking world the Hundred Years War consisted of a sequence of major English victories, above all Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt. The only significant victor or 'hero' on the French side was Joan of Arc, and she ended up being burned at the stake...read more

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9781849086165 | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: For the overwhelming majority of people outside the French-speaking world the Hundred Years War consisted of a sequence of major English victories, above all Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt.

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Product Description: Largely based on original, previously unavailable documentation from official archives, as well as interviews with participants and eyewitnesses, the second volume in this series is an unprecedented study of the developments of the Egyptian, Iraqi, Syrian, Algerian, Lebanese and Jordanian air forces during the late 1950s and 1960s...read more

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9780982553961 | Harpia Pub Llc, October 19, 2011, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Largely based on original, previously unavailable documentation from official archives, as well as interviews with participants and eyewitnesses, the second volume in this series is an unprecedented study of the developments of the Egyptian, Iraqi, Syrian, Algerian, Lebanese and Jordanian air forces during the late 1950s and 1960s.

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Product Description: The Fourth Crusade was the first and most famous of the 'diverted' crusades, that is, ones diverted from their originally intended target. It was also the first to be directed against a fellow Christian, though Orthodox, state. Initially preached (from 1198 onwards) as a campaign against Ayyubid Egypt, which was correctly seen as the most potent threat to the Latin or 'Crusader' Kingdom of Jerusalem, its first Christian target was the city of Zadar in what is now Croatia...read more

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9781849083195 | Osprey Pub Co, August 23, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Fourth Crusade was the first and most famous of the 'diverted' crusades, that is, ones diverted from their originally intended target.

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Product Description: Osprey's elite title on the rise and fall of European medieval cavalry during an 800 year period. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire there was a decline in professional cavalry forces, and infantry dominated in the Germanic successor barbarian kingdoms...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781849085038 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Osprey's elite title on the rise and fall of European medieval cavalry during an 800 year period.

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9781849082471, titled "The Great Chevauchee: John of Gaunt's Raid on France 1373" | Osprey Pub Co, May 31, 2011, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: This Osprey Command book looks closely at the early life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Al-Malik al-Nasir Yusuf Ibn Najm al-Din Ayyub Ibn Shahdi Abu'l-Muzaffar Salah al-Din - or Saladin as he is more commonly known outside the Islamic world - who is broadly regarded as the greatest hero of the Crusades, even in Europe...read more
By Peter Dennis (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781849083171 | Osprey Pub Co, April 19, 2011, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This Osprey Command book looks closely at the early life, military experiences and key battlefield exploits of Al-Malik al-Nasir Yusuf Ibn Najm al-Din Ayyub Ibn Shahdi Abu'l-Muzaffar Salah al-Din - or Saladin as he is more commonly known outside the Islamic world - who is broadly regarded as the greatest hero of the Crusades, even in Europe.

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Product Description: This is NOT just another retelling of the Fall of Constantinople, though it does include a very fine account of that momentous event. It is the history of a quite extraordinary century, one which began when a tiny of force of Ottoman Turkish warriors was invited by the Christian Byzantine Emperor to cross the Dardanelles from Asia into Europe to assist him in one of the civil wars which were tearing the fast-declining Byzantine Empire apart...read more

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9781844159543 | Pen & Sword, January 19, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is NOT just another retelling of the Fall of Constantinople, though it does include a very fine account of that momentous event.

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Product Description: Starting in 1955, and for the following 20 years, MiG-15 and MiG-17 formed the backbone of several Arab air forces. They played a prominent role in four major wars and dozens of minor incidents.Covering the first decade of this period, this study - Arab MiGs, Volume 1, the first in a series of publications - provides a unique and previously unavailable insight into the service history of both types with five Arab air forces...read more

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9780982553923 | Harpia Pub Llc, November 19, 2009, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Starting in 1955, and for the following 20 years, MiG-15 and MiG-17 formed the backbone of several Arab air forces.

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Product Description: By the time of the Crusades, the Islamic world had developed its own sophisticated styles of fortification. Distinctive and highly effective, the region's unique military architecture continued to evolve in response to the Crusader and Mongol threats, and also drew upon the traditions of their foes and neighbors...read more

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9781846033759 | Osprey Pub Co, September 22, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: By the time of the Crusades, the Islamic world had developed its own sophisticated styles of fortification.

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Product Description: After the fall of the crusader kingdom of Edessa, the Pope called for a new crusade in 1145. This new campaign by the Christian west against the forces of eastern Islam would culminate in the 1148 siege of Damascus, then the capital city of an Islamic state that had been friendly towards the crusaders...read more

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9781846033544 | Osprey Pub Co, January 20, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: After the fall of the crusader kingdom of Edessa, the Pope called for a new crusade in 1145.

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Product Description: This text is designed to help teachers interpret the National Curriculum Orders for Art, providing a series of examples using artists' work to inform students. It draws together the two attainment targets for art and shows how closely they are connected...read more

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9781846033490 | Osprey Pub Co, November 18, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This text is designed to help teachers interpret the National Curriculum Orders for Art, providing a series of examples using artists' work to inform students.

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Product Description: Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history. In this book, David Nicolle, a former member of the BBC's Arabic service, examines the extensive Islamic conquests between 632 and 750 AD...read more

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9781846032738 | Osprey Pub Co, May 19, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history.

Product Description: Atlas of Ancient Mesopotamia surveys the history of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, northeastern Syria and part of southeastern Turkey) from the first colonization of its alluvial plains around 5000 BC until the collapse of the Sassanian Empire in the early 7th century AD...read more

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9781904668190 | Mercury Books, September 1, 2008, cover price $28.40 | About this edition: Atlas of Ancient Mesopotamia surveys the history of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, northeastern Syria and part of southeastern Turkey) from the first colonization of its alluvial plains around 5000 BC until the collapse of the Sassanian Empire in the early 7th century AD.

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Product Description: The Order of St John of the Hospital of Jerusalem (or the Hospitallers as they are better known) has existed for almost a thousand years. It was established in Jerusalem in the mid-11th century to care for Christian pilgrims and its role initially was entirely non-combatant...read more

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9781846030802 | Osprey Pub Co, August 19, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Order of St John of the Hospital of Jerusalem (or the Hospitallers as they are better known) has existed for almost a thousand years.

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Product Description: The Islamic world developed its own highly sophisticated, effective and varied style of fortification. It drew upon pre-existing Romano-Byzantine, Iranian, Central Asian and Indian traditions of military architecture, plus influences from China, to produce something new and distinctive...read more
By Adam Hook (illustrator) and David Nicolle

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9781846031151 | Osprey Pub Co, June 17, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The Islamic world developed its own highly sophisticated, effective and varied style of fortification.

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