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20th Century History Books: C 1900 To C 2000

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  • Making Sense of the Troubles by David McKittrick
    Making Sense of the Troubles (English, Paperback)

    The best one-volume history of the Troubles, from the Irish Civil War through the IRA campaign of the 70s onwards to today's historic power-sharing government in Belfast

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  • Hidden History by Gerry Docherty
    Hidden History (English, Hardback)

    Hidden History uniquely exposes those responsible for the First World War. It reveals how accounts of the war's origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of very rich and powerful men in London responsible for the most heinous crime perpetrated on humanity.

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  • Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean
    Eastern Approaches (English, Paperback)

    After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Fitztroy Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. This book presents his adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia.

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  • Amritsar 1919 by Kim Wagner
    Amritsar 1919 (English, Hardback)

    A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire--the Amritsar Massacre--to mark its 100th anniversary

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, Paperback)

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

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  • Last Days in Old Europe by Richard Bassett
    Last Days in Old Europe (English, Hardback)

    Part memoir, part reflection, this book brings to life central Europe during the last ten years of the Cold War. It begins in Trieste in 1979 where the embers of the Habsburg Empire still burnt brightly, and then moves to the darker, claustrophobic world of Vienna in 1985. It recreates the farce and tragedy of the last days of communism.

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  • Warsaw 1920 by Adam Zamoyski
    Warsaw 1920 (English, Paperback)

    The dramatic and little-known story of how, in the summer of 1920, Lenin came within a hair's breadth of shattering the painstakingly constructed Versailles peace settlement and spreading Bolshevism to western Europe.

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  • Hunting Evil by Guy Walters
    Hunting Evil (English, Paperback)

    At the end of the Second World War some of the highest ranking members of the Nazi party escaped from justice.

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  • Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins
    Freedom at Midnight (English, Paperback)

    The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants - from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi.

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  • Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback)

    Highlights the political and military figures who rose to prominence in the sixties and examines their role in shaping domestic and foreign policies, centering on American involvement in Vietnam.

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  • Stasiland by Anna Funder
    Stasiland (English, Paperback)

    A stylish reissue of the bestselling contemporary classic, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize.

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  • China's War with Japan, 1937-1945 by Rana Mitter
    China's War with Japan, 1937-1945 (English, Paperback)

    Different countries give different opening dates for the period of the Second World War, but perhaps the most compelling is 1937, when the 'Marco Polo Bridge Incident' plunged China and Japan into a conflict of extraordinary duration and ferocity. This book focuses on this incident.

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  • Panzers on the Vistula by Schaufler, Hans
    Panzers on the Vistula (English, Hardback)

    A graphic first-hand account of the German retreat from Latvia to East Prussia in 1945.

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  • Collision of Empires by Prit Buttar
    Collision of Empires (English, Paperback)

    One of the primary triggers of the outbreak of World War I was undoubtedly the myriad alliances and suspicions that existed between the Russian, German, and Austro-Hungarian empires in the early 20th century. This book examines the events of the first year of the war and reveals the chaos and destruction that reigned when three empires collided.

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  • The Republic by Charles Townshend
    The Republic (English, Paperback)

    A narrative of the critical years in modern Ireland's history. This book presents the never loses sight of the ordinary forms of heroism performed by Irish men and women trapped in extraordinary times.

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  • "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978" by Daniel Kowalczuk
    "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978" (English, Paperback)

    The Battle of Kolwezi in Zaire in 1978 between FNLC (ex-Katanga Gendarmerie) and a Zaire Army, French and Belgian task force.

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  • After Jutland by James Goldrick
    After Jutland (English, Hardback)

    Compelling narrative of a highly significant period of naval history. Contains a wealth of material from the memoirs and personal accounts of veterans, published and unpublished.

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  • A Secret History of the IRA by Ed Moloney
    A Secret History of the IRA (English, Paperback)

    British and Irish had 'got used to' a cold, ferocious, persistent campaign of bombing and terror. At the heart of that campaign lies one man: Gerry Adams. How did a man who condoned atrocities that resulted in numbers of civilian deaths also become the guiding light behind the peace process?

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  • Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America by Vivek Bald
    Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America (English, Paperback)

    Nineteenth-century Muslim peddlers arrived at Ellis Island, bags heavy with silks from their villages in Bengal. Demand for "Oriental goods" took these migrants on a curious path, from New Jersey's boardwalks to the segregated South. Bald's history reveals cross-racial affinities below the surface of early twentieth-century America.

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  • Asperger's Children by Edith Sheffer
    Asperger's Children (English, Hardback)

    A ground-breaking exploration of the chilling history behind an increasingly common diagnosis.

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