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  • My Life, Our Times
    My Life, Our Times (Hardback) Gordon Brown

    Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its achievements - the minimum wage, tax credits, Bank of England independence and the refinancing of the National Health Service - he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

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  • A History of Britain in 21 Women
    A History of Britain in 21 Women (English, Paperback) Jenni Murray

    The history of Britain, presented as you've never seen it before, through twenty-one women whose lives enthral and beguile, intrigue and inspire

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  • Bletchley Park
    Bletchley Park (English, Hardback) Sinclair McKay, Bletchley Park

    A beautiful collector' s edition of Aurum' s popular title, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, newly redesigned and featuring removable facsimile documents.

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

    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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  • The Hidden Ways
    The Hidden Ways (English, Hardback) Alistair Moffat

    The Hidden Ways wanders Scotland's forgotten paths to tell an alternative history of Scotland and our place within its landscape

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  • Black Tudors
    Black Tudors (English, Hardback) Miranda Kaufmann

    A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

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  • One Hot Summer
    One Hot Summer (English, Hardback) Rosemary Ashton

    A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together

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  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
    The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England (English, Paperback) Ian Mortimer

    The past is a foreign country - this is your guide. Yet it produces some of the finest writing in the English language, some of the most magnificent architecture, and sees Elizabeth's subjects settle in America and circumnavigate the globe.

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  • William Tyndale
    William Tyndale (Hardback) Melvyn Bragg

    Concise historical introduction to William Tyndale and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

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  • Diana: The People's Princess
    Diana: The People's Princess (Hardback) Nicholas Owen

    On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales.

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  • A Force Like No Other (Paperback) Colin Breen

    In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell their stories in their own words.

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  • She-Wolves
    She-Wolves (Paperback) Helen Castor

    How, then, could royal power lie in female hands?In She-Wolves, celebrated historian, Helen Castor, tells the dramatic and fascinating stories of four exceptional women who, while never reigning queens, held great power: Matilda, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Isabella of France and Margaret of Anjou.

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  • Beyond Band of Brothers
    Beyond Band of Brothers (Paperback) Dick Winters, Cole C. Kingseed

    Dick Winters gives real insight into leadership under the most difficult conditions - every man in the company had been injured by the time they reached Germany - and tells the real story of the Allies' final defeat of Hitler, from the point of view of someone who was really there.

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  • The London Cage
    The London Cage (English, Hardback) Helen Fry

    The first complete account of the fiercely guarded secrets of London's clandestine interrogation center, operated by the British Secret Service from 1940 to 1948

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  • A 1940s Childhood
    A 1940s Childhood (English, Paperback) James Marsh

    Britain's towns and cities were being bombed on an almost nightly basis, and many children faced the trauma of being parted from their parents and sent away to the country to live with complete strangers. Then there was the joy of the second half of the 1940s, when fathers came home and the magic of `normal life' returned.

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  • The Swordfish and the Star
    The Swordfish and the Star (English, Paperback) Gavin Knight

    Cornwall and its seas are brought to life, mixing drinking and drugs and sea spray, moonlit beaches and shattering storms, myth and urban myth. the precarious reality of life in Cornwall today emerges from behind our idyllic holiday snaps and picture postcards.

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  • London
    London (English, Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    Much of Peter Ackroyd's work has been concerned with the life and past of London but here, as a culmination, is his definitive account of the city. There are chapters on the history of silence and the history of light, the history of childhood and the history of suicide, the history of Cockney speech and the history of drink.

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  • Battle of Britain Manual
    Battle of Britain Manual (English, Hardback) Andy Saunders

    The defeat of the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain was thanks to the highly effective support network that lay behind the RAF's Spitfire and Hurricane squadrons.

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  • Jambusters
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    Published to coincide with the release of a major ITV drama series HOME FIRES, inspired by the book

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