Giles Milton - White Gold

An extraordinary and shocking story detailing the thousands of Europeans who were snatched from their homes and taken in chains to the slave markets of Algiers, Tunis and Morocco in the 18th century. Milton's books have now sold over 600,000 copies in the UK alone




ISBN 9780340794708
VERSCHENEN 01-01-2005
DRUK 1e druk
UITVOERING Zachte kaft
TAAL Engels
UITGEVER HODDER & STOUGHTON
Levertijd: ongeveer 4-6 werkdagen
17,95
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  • Giles Milton - When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank
    Giles Milton - When Churchill Slaughtered Sheep and Stalin Robbed a Bank

    In the second installment in his outrageously entertaining series, Giles Milton shows his customary historical flair as he delves into the little-known stories from history. Covering everything from adventure, war, murder and slavery to espionage, including the stories…

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  • Giles Milton - Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
    Giles Milton - Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

    Documents the top-secret guerilla campaign founded in London to orchestrate spectacular acts of sabotage against Hitler's war machine, profiling the six remarkable men behind the campaign and how they changed the course of World War II. By the author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg

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  • Giles Milton - Nathaniel's Nutmeg
    Giles Milton - Nathaniel's Nutmeg

    A colorful history of the colonial war that was fought over a small Indonesian island follows a band of British adventurers as they attack the powerful Dutch East India Company on its own turf three centuries ago. Reprint.

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  • Giles Milton - Russian Roulette
    Giles Milton - Russian Roulette

    Recounts the extraordinary and thrilling story of the British spies in revolutionary Russia, led by Mansfield Cumming, who would one day pioneer the field of covert action and become MI6, and their mission to foil Lenin's plot for global revolution. 40,000 first printing

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  • Giles Milton - Russian Roulette
    Giles Milton - Russian Roulette

    Subtitled, }A Deadly Game: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin's Global Plot{. Draws on little known records from India Political Intelligence that have only recently been released into the public domain, including rare duplicated copies of reports from MI6's closed archives, to…

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  • Giles Milton - Nathaniel's Nutmeg
    Giles Milton - Nathaniel's Nutmeg

    Chronicles the exploits of Nathaniel Courthope and his band of seafaring adventurers in the Spice Islands of the early seventeenth century, where they faced down the Dutch navy--and sundry profiteers--on behalf of the budding British Empire

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  • Giles Milton - When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain
    Giles Milton - When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain

    A treasury of obscure but true stories from history by the best-selling author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg includes the tales of how a Titanic chef used whiskey to escape and how a man survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. Original

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  • Giles Milton - Fascinating Footnotes from History
    Giles Milton - Fascinating Footnotes from History

    From the author of }Nathaniel's Nutmeg{, this is full of fascinating historical facts. Looks at who ate the last dodo, why Sergeant Stubby had four legs, how Hitler took cocaine, and Charlie Chaplin's corpse was stolen, and much more! Based on a popular blog, now in paperback

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  • Giles Milton - Paradise Lost
    Giles Milton - Paradise Lost

    When the Turkish cavalry rode into Smyrna on Saturday 9th September, 1922, what followed was one of the most catastrophic dramas of the 20th century, with over 2 million people caught up in the invasion. Milton reveals what really happened in this largely untold story, using…

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  • Giles Milton - Nathaniel's Nutmeg
    Giles Milton - Nathaniel's Nutmeg

    The extraordinary story of how an English adventurer, Nathaniel Courthope, went to war with the Dutch over the then fabulously valuable spice Nutmeg, and set in motion events that led five years later to the founding of New York city. A fascinating depiction of exploration and…

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  • Giles Milton - Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
    Giles Milton - Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

    The incredible story of the secret underground operations of the Second World War. Told with Giles Milton's trademark verve and eye for detail, }The Ministry Of Ungentlemanly Warfare{ is thoroughly researched and based on hitherto unkown archival material

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  • Giles Milton - Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
    Giles Milton - Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

    The true story of the secret underground operations of WWII, this looks at 6 gentlemen whose goal was to destroy Hitler's war machine. Selected by Winston Churchill, and led by Scotsman Colin Gubbins, they changed the course of the war. Based on hitherto unknown archival…

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  • Giles Milton - Good Luck Baby Owls
    Giles Milton - Good Luck Baby Owls

    Longing to fly high in the sky like the big owls, two little owlets are advised by kind Daddy Owl to be patient until they have grown large enough, in a lyrical story complemented by sumptuous collage paintings. By the author of Nathaniel's Nutmeg

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  • Giles Milton - Call Me Gorgeous
    Giles Milton - Call Me Gorgeous

    A debut picture book written by a Kate Greenaway Medal 2010 nominee, with stunning detailed collage illustrations. Has a glossy laminated cover with spot matt varnish

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  • Giles Milton - Wolfram
    Giles Milton - Wolfram

    WOLFRAM A ele was nine years old when Hitler came to power: his formative years were spent in the shadow of the Third Reich. WOLFRAM: The Boy Who Went to War overturns all the clich about life under Hitler. It is a powerful story of warfare and human survival and a…

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  • Giles Milton - Children of the Wild
    Giles Milton - Children of the Wild

    This fast-paced adventure story set in the New World tells the tale of four shipwrecked children and their fight for survival as they set off on a mission to rescue their parents from the grasp of disgruntled Indian tribesman. Ages: 9

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