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  • The Price of Glory by Alistair Horne
    The Price of Glory (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at least 700,000 men fell, along a front of fifteen miles. This book shows that Verdun is a key to understanding the First World War to the minds of those who waged it, the traditions that bound them and the world that gave them the opportunity.

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  • The Fall of Paris by Alistair Horne
    The Fall of Paris (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    The collapse of France in 1870 had an overwhelming impact - on Paris, on France and on the rest of the world. People everywhere saw Paris as the centre of Europe and the hub of culture, fashion and invention. This book tells the story of the great crises of the rivalry between France and Germany

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  • Macmillan by Alistair Horne
    Macmillan (Hardback) Alistair Horne

    Alistair Horne's magisterial official biography of Harold Macmillan, reissued to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of publication. With a Foreword by Lord Carrington

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  • A Savage War Of Peace by Alistair Horne
    A Savage War Of Peace (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died in the conflict and as many European settlers were driven into exile. Above all, the war was marked by an unholy marriage of revolutionary terror...

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  • The Age of Napoleon by Alistair Horne
    The Age of Napoleon (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    An account of the reign and legacy of Napoleon covers his birth into poverty, rise to prominence after the French Revolution, military prowess, and twenty-year rule, during which he made significant changes in such areas as the social hierarchy, censorship, and culture. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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  • The Terrible Year by Alistair Horne
    The Terrible Year (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    A bestselling historian on a crucial episode in French history.

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  • To Lose a Battle by Alistair Horne
    To Lose a Battle (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    In 1940 Hitler sent his troops to execute the Fall of France. A six-week battle with lightning 'blitzkrieg' warfare and combined operations techniques, the offensive ended the Phony War and sent the French forces reeling as their government fled from occupied Paris. This book tells the story of the crises of the rivalry between France and Germany.

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  • Hubris by Sir Alistair Horne
    Hubris (English, Paperback) Sir Alistair Horne

    "EMINENTLY PROVOCATIVE AND READABLE."?THE WALL STREET JOURNAL...

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  • Hubris by Sir Alistair Horne
    Hubris (English, Hardback) Sir Alistair Horne

    Revisits six battles from the past century and examines the strategies, leadership, preparation, and geopolitical goals of aggressors and defenders to reveal how hubris on one side or the other influenced the outcome of the battle.

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  • Seven Ages of Paris by Alistair Horne
    Seven Ages of Paris (English, Paperback) Alistair Horne

    In this luminous portrait of Paris, the celebrated historian gives us the history, culture, disasters, and triumphs of one of the world's truly great cities. While Paris may be many things, it is never boring....

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  • Kissinger by Sir Alistair Horne
    Kissinger (English, Paperback) Sir Alistair Horne

    By any measure, 1973 should have been Henry Kissinger's year of triumph. But major events?defeat in Vietnam, Watergate, war in the Middle East, the Arab oil embargo?shattered whatever peace and calm America had attained in the early part of the decade. Rather than progressing on all fronts, as he had expected, Kissinger had to confront some of the most critical policy challenges of his career,...

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  • Seven Ages of Paris by Alistair Horne
    Seven Ages of Paris (Paperback) Alistair Horne

    Acclaimed by the Guardian as 'an inspirational work of scholarship and love', this is a new history of one of the greatest cities in the world by one of the foremost historians of France.

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  • Hubris by Alistair Horne
    Hubris (Hardback) Alistair Horne

    Six battles that changed the course of the twentieth century, and the one trait that links them all: hubris.

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