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  • The Soldier Who Came Back by Steve Foster
    The Soldier Who Came Back (English, Paperback) Steve Foster, Alan Clark

    In Northern Poland in 1940, at the Nazi war camp Stalag XX-A, two men struck up an unlikely friendship that was to lead to one of the most daring and remarkable wartime escape stories ever told.

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  • Making Sense of the Troubles by David McKittrick
    Making Sense of the Troubles (English, 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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  • Harry's Last Stand by Harry Leslie Smith
    Harry's Last Stand (English, Paperback) Harry Leslie Smith

    The paperback edition of one of this year's most exciting and influential political books

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  • Oscar by Matthew Sturgis
    Oscar (English, Hardback) Matthew Sturgis

    The first major biography of Oscar Wilde in thirty years is the most complete telling of his life and times to date.

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  • Wild Ruins by Dave Hamilton
    Wild Ruins (English, Paperback) Dave Hamilton

    Discover and explore Britain's extraordinary history through its most beautiful lost ruins. From crag-top castles to crumbling houses lost in ancient forest, and ivy-encrusted relics of industry to sacred places long since over-grown.

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  • A History Of Scotland by Neil Oliver
    A History Of Scotland (English, Paperback) Neil Oliver

    'The beauty of Scotland is overwhelming and I've often thought that Scotland's popular history is just like her landscape - impossibly romantic, obscured by mist and myth and always changing.' The dramatic story of Scotland - by charismatic television historian, Neil Oliver.

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  • Reporting the Troubles by Deric Henderson
    Reporting the Troubles (English, Paperback) Deric Henderson

    Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Troubles, this book brings together stories from more than sixty journalists who were on the ground in Northern Ireland. Contributions from Kate Adie, Martin Bell, Nicholas Witchell, John Irvine, Denis Murray, David McKittrick, Gloria Hunniford, and others.

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

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  • The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes
    The Shortest History of Germany (English, Paperback) James Hawes $10.06 $11.48
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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • Stasiland by Anna Funder
    Stasiland (English, Paperback) Anna Funder

    A stylish reissue of the bestselling contemporary classic, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize.

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  • How the Girl Guides Won the War by Janie Hampton
    How the Girl Guides Won the War (Paperback) Janie Hampton

    A completely original history of one of the most extraordinary movements in the world - the Girl Guides - and how they helped win the war.

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  • The Shortest History of Europe by John Hirst
    The Shortest History of Europe (English, Paperback) John Hirst

    A short, entertaining and thought-provoking book, beginning with a rapid historical overview from the ancient Greeks to the present, and then focusing in more detail on what makes Europe unique. Written with clarity and wit, it's an afternoon's worth of reading that will last a lifetime. This updated edition now includes events of the 20th century.

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  • Robert Bruce by Colm McNamee
    Robert Bruce (English, Paperback) Colm McNamee

    The life of Bruce is one of the greatest comeback stories in history. Heir and magnate, shrewd politician, Bruce became a gifted military leader and a wise statesman. This book aims to encourage popular reassessment of Bruce as politician, warrior, monarch and saviour of Scottish identity from extinction at the hands of the Edwardian superstate.

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  • The Fall of Carthage by Adrian Goldsworthy
    The Fall of Carthage (English, Paperback) Adrian Goldsworthy

    The greatest conflict of antiquity, the struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage.

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  • Black Diamonds by Catherine Bailey
    Black Diamonds (English, Paperback) Catherine Bailey

    Wentworth in Yorkshire was surrounded by 70 collieries employing tens of thousands of men. It is the finest and largest Georgian house in Britain and belonged to the Fitzwilliam family. This title tells the story of its demise: family feuds, forbidden love, class war, and a tragic and violent death played their part.

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  • Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms by Claire Breay
    Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (English, Paperback) Claire Breay

    This richly illustrated new book - which accompanies a landmark British Library exhibition - presents Anglo-Saxon England as the home of a highly sophisticated artistic and political culture, deeply connected with its continental neighbours.

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  • The Imperial Tea Party by Frances Welch
    The Imperial Tea Party (English, Hardback) Frances Welch

    The British and Russian royal families had just three full meetings before the Romanovs' tragic end in 1918. In The Imperial Tea Party, Frances Welch draws back the curtain on those fraught encounters, which had far-reaching consequences for 20th-century Europe and beyond.

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  • The Famine Plot by Tim Pat Coogan
    The Famine Plot (English, Paperback) Tim Pat Coogan

    A controversial history of the Great Famine from Ireland's greatest historian, who provocatively points the finger of blame at the British government. Combining the latest research and fresh insights, this is a fascinating and sobering look at a dark period of global history as well as the ramifications that still resonate today.

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  • Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby
    Love and War in the Apennines (Paperback) Eric Newby

    Hailed as Newby's 'masterpiece', `Love and War in the Apennines' is the gripping real-life story of Newby's imprisonment and escape from an Italian prison camp during World War II.

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