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Sicily: Heritage of the World

Sicily: Heritage of the World

By Dirk Booms and Peter John Higgs, British Museum Press . 2020 . ISBN 0861592220 Sicily has been a crossroads of different cultures with a history that is about three thousand years long. During antiquity, Sicily was the stepping stone between Europe and Africa as...

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The Fiddle

The Fiddle

By Adam Hochschild, Picador Classic . 2019 . ISBN 9781509882205 The Fiddle tells the story of a family who on two occasions, separated by twenty years and in two different countries suffered persecution because they were Jewish. Appropriately, I am writing about this...

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Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me

Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me

By Adam Hochschild, Picador Classic . 2019 . ISBN 9781509882205 It is unusual for a history story to be accorded the lead position on the British television news. This has happened on a number of occasions in recent years following the discovery of the mortal remains,...

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