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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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  • The Best and the Brightest
    The Best and the Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    An account of American power and politics in the 1950s and 1960s highlights the political and military figures who shaped domestic and foreign policy and who orchestrated America's involvement in Vietnam. Reissue.

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  • House of Snow
    House of Snow (English, Hardback) Sir Ranulph Fiennes

    An anthology of the greatest literature about Nepal. All profits from the sales of the book will be donated to charities providing relief from the recent earthquakes.

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  • First They Killed My Father
    First They Killed My Father (Paperback) Loung Ung

    Soon to be a major film, co-written and directed by Angelina Jolie PittUntil the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official.When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Loung's family fled their home and were eventually forced to disperse to survive.

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  • From the Ruins of Empire
    From the Ruins of Empire (English, Paperback) Pankaj Mishra

    Tells the history of the past two centuries, showing how a disparate group of thinkers, journalists, radicals and charismatics emerged from the ruins of empire to create an unstoppable Asian renaissance, one whose ideas lie behind everything from the Chinese Communist Party to the Muslim Brotherhood, and have made our world what it is today.

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  • The Great War for Civilisation
    The Great War for Civilisation (English, Paperback) Robert Fisk

    Robert Fisk's bestselling eyewitness account of the events that have shaped the Middle East is alive with vivid reporting and incisive historical analysis.

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  • The Book of Yokai
    The Book of Yokai (English, Paperback) Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Drawing on years of research in Japan, this book unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages.

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  • The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
    The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (English, Paperback) Ilan Pappe

    This major book by the renowned Israeli historian, unveils the hidden and systematic ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians in 1948, and its relevance to resolving the conflict.

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  • The Fall of Heaven
    The Fall of Heaven (English, Hardback) Andrew Scott Cooper

    The Fall of Heaven recreates in stunning detail the dramatic and final days of one of the world's most legendary ruling families, the unseating of which helped set the stage for the current state of the Middle East.

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  • The Invention of the Jewish People
    The Invention of the Jewish People (English, Paperback) Shlomo Sand

    Shows that the Israeli national myth has its origins in the 19th century, rather than in biblical times when Jewish historians, like scholars in many other cultures, reconstituted an imagined people in order to model a future nation. This book demonstrates the construction of a nationalist myth and the collective mystification that this requires.

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  • Ten Myths About Israel
    Ten Myths About Israel (English, Paperback) Ilan Pappe

    What are the myths - and reality - behind the state of Israel

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  • A Line in the Sand
    A Line in the Sand (English, Paperback) James Barr

    The untold story of how British-French rivalry drew the battle-lines of the modern Middle East

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  • The Cultural Revolution
    The Cultural Revolution (Paperback) Frank Dikotter

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN PRIZE 2017...

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  • The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition
    The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition (English, Paperback) Shihab Al-Din Al-Nuwayri

    Translation of: Nihaayat al-arab fai funaun al-adab.

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  • Railways and The Raj
    Railways and The Raj (Hardback) Christian Wolmar

    The epic story of the British construction of the railways in India, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.

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  • After The Prophet
    After The Prophet (English, Paperback) Lesley Hazleton

    A narrative history of the origins of the Shia and Sunni conflict describes how a seventh-century struggle between the supporters of the late Muhammad's surviving family members erupted in a massacre at Karbala that would become a central component of Shia Islam.

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  • In God's Path
    In God's Path (English, Paperback) Robert G. Hoyland

    A groundbreaking work that delivers a fresh account of the Arab conquests, incorporating the latest research in Late Antique history.

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  • Vietnam: The Real War
    Vietnam: The Real War (English, Hardback) Pete Hamill

    The definitive photographic record of the Vietnam War - The Vietnam War has left a deep and lasting impression, thanks to an uncensored press, the world knew and saw more of this war than any in history before or since. Collected here are images that tell the human story of the War, these are pictures that both recorded and made history.

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  • Destroying a Nation
    Destroying a Nation (English, Paperback) Nikolaos Van Dam

    Ground-breaking account of Syria's descent into chaos

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  • Revolution in Rojava
    Revolution in Rojava (English, Paperback) Michael Knapp, Anja Flach

    The first full-length book of the unique and extraordinary political situation in Rojava, Syria

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