Europe

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By: Michael Lynch

The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS and A level history students. This title focuses on Russia in the period from 1894-1941. It begins with the situation in Russia under Tsar Nicholas II and then goes on to e...

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By: Robert Lacey

For more than fifty years, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor -- who became Elizabeth II, Queen of England on February 6, 1952 -- has been loved and loathed, revered and feared, applauded and criticized by her people. Still she endures as a captivat...

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By: Jim Powell

For thousands of years, slavery went unchallenged in principle. Then in a single century, slavery was abolished and more than seven million slaves were freed. Greatest Emancipation tells this amazing story, focusing on Haiti, the British Caribbea...

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By: Jeremy Mercer

How long did the guillotine's blade hang over the heads of French criminals? Was it abandoned in the late 1800s? Did French citizens of the early days of the twentieth century decry its brutality? No. The blade was allowed to do its work well ...

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By: The Blokehead

Here, you will learn about Spanish verbs. A verb is a word that denotes action in a sentence. The main form of action words is in the infinitive (to + verb). Verbs can describe a condition of the subject, talk about an action or simply tell what h...

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By: The Blokehead

Like learning any other language, studying French can be difficult at first. You need to figure out the gender of a word, for example. Yet despite its difficulty, learning French is not impossible to do. By paying close attention to French gra...

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By: The Blokehead

There are more than 30 million Spanish speakers in America alone and about 400 million in Europe – and there is a massive increase in the usage of this language all over the world. It is the most popular language next to English and it ranks fourt...

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By: The Blokehead

Though learning Spanish might seem difficult at first, once you have mastered the basics it will be much easier for you to learn other Latin and Indo-European languages such as Italian, German, French, and Russian. From learning a few key phrases ...

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By: The Blokehead

With the city of Paris being a reliable mainstay atop the list of the most visited places in the world, being able to hold a decent conversation in French is a skill that is valued among the world’s most seasoned travelers. As with any language, b...

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By: Julie Hearn

Ivy is used to being overlooked. The youngest in a family of thieves, scoundrels, and roustabouts, the girl with the flame-colored hair and odd-colored eyes is declared useless by her father from the day she is born. But that's only if you look at...