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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 Aquariums of Pyongyang
    The Aquariums of Pyongyang (Paperback) Kang Chol-Hwan, Pierre Rigoulot

    A magnificent, harrowing testimony to the voiceless victims of North Korea.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • An Autobiography
    An Autobiography (Paperback) Mahatma Gandhi

    Gandhi's non-violent struggles against racism, violence, and colonialism in South Africa and India had brought him to such a level of notoriety, adulation that when asked to write an autobiography midway through his career, he took it as an opportunity to explain himself. This book features his life story.

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

    Ground-breaking account of Syria's descent into chaos

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  • Chickenhawk
    Chickenhawk (Paperback) Robert Mason

    'I read this as a young pilot about to embark on a career flying military helicopters. It should have put me off for life. Robert Mason tells a gripping account of the relentless courage and heroism amidst the insanity of the Vietnam war. The final few pages are the most shocking I have read in any book.' Tim Peake...

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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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  • The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Multiple languages, Paperback) Amin Maalouf

    Sifts through the works of a score of contemporary Arab chroniclers of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants in the events. This book retells their stories in their own style, giving us a vivid portrait of a society rent by internal conflicts, and shaken by a traumatic encounter with an alien culture.

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  • Tea Horse Road: China's Ancient Trade Road to Tibet
    Tea Horse Road: China's Ancient Trade Road to Tibet (English, Paperback) Michael Freeman, Selina Ahmed

    Presents a visual record of one of the longest and most dramatic trades routes of the ancient world, which was used for thirteen centuries to exchange tea and horses between China and Tibet.

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  • The Korean War
    The Korean War (Paperback) Sir Max Hastings

    From the Pan Military Classics series comes the best narrative history of the Korean conflict.

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  • The Honourable Company
    The Honourable Company (English, Paperback) John Keay

    During 200 years the East India Company grew from an association of Elizabethan tradesmen into a powerful organization. As a commercial enterprise it came to control half the world's trade and as a political entity it administered an empire. This book looks at the history of the Company.

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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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  • A Peace to End All Peace, 20th Anniversary Edition
    A Peace to End All Peace, 20th Anniversary Edition (English, Paperback) David Fromkin

    Featuring a new afterword offering an updated assessment of the region, a twentieth anniversary edition of the acclaimed study of the Middle East traces the influence of the Allies on Middle East politics during and after World War I and the legacy of the era on the shifting political unities and divisions of today. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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  • British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan
    British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan (English, Hardback) Nick van der Bijl

    Aden was a key British base East of Suez for over 100 years. The story of the British occupation and withdrawal has not been told in detail until now.

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