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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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  • Decolonizing Methodologies
    Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies.

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  • The Protocols
    The Protocols (English, Paperback) Sergei Nilus

    The Protocols of the (Learned) Elders of Zion is one of the most controversial books ever written. Since its publication this small book has aroused great controversy and bitter debate. It is a source of acrimony and vituperation because of its contents and its supposed authors and because it purports to describe an ancient and enduring agenda for World Empire. Moreover, the "unknown authors" of...

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  • Churchill and Ireland
    Churchill and Ireland (English, Hardback) Paul Bew

    The full story of Winston Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish, now told for the first time. A long overdue book which at last addresses the most neglected part of Churchill's legacy on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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  • Koh-I-Noor
    Koh-I-Noor (Paperback) William Dalrymple, Anita Anand

    The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world. On 29 March 1849, the ten-year-old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall at the centre of the great Fort in Lahore. There, in a public ceremony, the frightened but dignified child handed over to the British East India Company in a...

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  • The Essential Saker
    The Essential Saker (Hardback) The Saker

    These are some of the most essential articles written by the Saker on his blog. Even though they cover topics ranging from history, to politics, to religion, to military affairs, to social issues, they are all linked by one common thread: the full-spectrum clash between the Western world and what the Saker calls the "Russian civilizational realm". Most Russians, especially when addressing a...

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  • War Is a Racket - The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier
    War Is a Racket - The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier (English, Paperback) Smedley Butler, Smedley Darlington Butler

    Unique among the high ranking military officers of the US and the world I do not know of any other high ranking military officer of the US or the world, who has spoken or written such most important truths and facts about the nature and causes of war. General Butler wrote these in simple and direct language that everyone can understand. His honesty; care for society, humanity, and justice for all;...

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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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  • Continental Ambitions
    Continental Ambitions (English, Hardback) Kevin Starr

    In Continental Ambitions, Kevin Starr has achieved a fast-paced evocation of three Roman Catholic civilizations –Spain, France, and Recusant England – as they explored, evangelized, and settled the North American continent. Roman Catholics in North America: The Colonial Experience represents the first time this story has been told in one volume. Showing the same narrative verve of Starr's...

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  • The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction
    The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David Carrasco

    This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and philosophy, who were also profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and through warfare. Davíd Carrasco looks...

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  • Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction
    Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Alan Taylor

    In this Very Short Introduction, Alan Taylor presents the current scholarly understanding of colonial America to a broader audience. He focuses on the transatlantic and a transcontinental perspective, examining the interplay of Europe, Africa, and the Americas through the flows of goods, people, plants, animals, capital, and ideas.

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  • The Great Partition
    The Great Partition (English, Paperback) Yasmin Khan

    A reappraisal of the tumultuous Partition and how it ignited long-standing animosities between India and Pakistan...

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  • King Solomon's Mines
    King Solomon's Mines (English, Paperback) H. Rider Haggard

    Allan Quatermain leads an expedition in search of a missing man and the fabled King Solomon's mines in deepest Africa. His exciting adventures captivated readers, and this new edition looks at Haggard's own African experiences and colonial attitudes to native tribes and the ravages of the British Empire.

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  • Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction
    Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Professor Dane Kennedy

    This succinct and insightful account of decolonization analyses the tumultuous events that caused the shift from a world of colonial empires to a world of nation-states in the years after World War II.

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  • Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism
    Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (English, Paperback) Vladimir Lenin

    Explains the inevitable flaws and destructive power of Capitalism: that it would lead unavoidably to imperialism, monopolies and colonialism.

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  • River of Dark Dreams
    River of Dark Dreams (English, Paperback) Walter Johnson

    Looks at the history of the Mississippi River Valley in the nineteenth century and the economy that developed there, powered by steam engines and slave labor.

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  • Unfinished Empire
    Unfinished Empire (Paperback) John Darwin

    Offers a both controversial and comprehensive historical analysis of how the British Empire worked. This book shows how diverse, contradictory and in many ways chaotic the British Empire really was, controlled by interests that were often at loggerheads, and as much driven on by others' weaknesses as by its own strength.

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  • India Conquered
    India Conquered (English, Hardback) Jon Wilson

    India Conquered traces the rise and fall of British power in South Asia through the lives of ordinary British officers and their Indian subjects.

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