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  • The Phantom Atlas
    The Phantom Atlas (Hardback) Edward Brooke-Hitching

    The astonishing story of the maps and atlases throughout history that got it completely wrong

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • Bad Girls Throughout History
    Bad Girls Throughout History (English, Hardback) Ann Shen

    "Bad Girls Throughout History features some of the fiercest women of all time - the famous, the infamous, and the ones you haven't even heard of yet. Explore the notable works, impressive feats, and striking portraits of these wild women from around the globe who challenged the status quo"--

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  • Eastern Approaches
    Eastern Approaches (Paperback) Fitzroy Maclean

    After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Fitztroy Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. This book presents his adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's partisans in Yugoslavia.

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  • Gaza
    Gaza (English, Hardback) Norman Finkelstein

    The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating "operations" against Gaza's largely defenseless population. Thousands have perished, and tens of thousands have been left homeless. In the meantime, Israel has subjected...

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  • They Came Before Columbus
    They Came Before Columbus (English, Paperback) Ivan Van Sertima

    Examines cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans, offering evidence of the presence of African explorers in the New World centuries before the arrival of Columbus.

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  • A Bag of Marbles
    A Bag of Marbles (English, Paperback) Joseph Joffo

    When Joseph Joffo was ten years old, his father gave him and his brother 50 francs and instructions to flee Nazi-occupied Paris and, somehow, get to the south where France was free. This book is a story of these children caught in the whirlwind of World War II.

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  • The House of Government
    The House of Government (English, Hardback) Yuri Slezkine

    On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the epic story of an enormous apartment building where Communist true believers lived before their destruction...

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  • The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations
    The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilizations (English, Paperback) John Haywood

    This new historical atlas, richly illustrated with photographs, artwork recreations and full-colour maps, explores the world's earliest civilisations from the first farming settlements of Mesopotamia, via Egypt, Greece and Rome, to the civilisations of the Far East, Europe and America.

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  • The Penguin History of the World
    The Penguin History of the World (English, Paperback) J. M. Roberts, Odd Arne Westad

    Tells the story of human endeavour that laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama and pain. This book reflects what now seems to be the inexorable rise of Asia and the increasingly troubled situation in the West.

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  • The Great Leveler
    The Great Leveler (English, Hardback) Walter Scheidel

    How only violence and catastrophes have consistently reduced inequality throughout world history...

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  • 1177 B.C.
    1177 B.C. (English, Paperback) Eric H. Cline

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of...

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  • The Black Jacobins
    The Black Jacobins (Paperback) C. L. R. James

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.

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  • The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering
    The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering (English, Paperback) Norman Finkelstein

    Controversial indictment of those who exploit the tragedy of the Holocaust for their own gain.

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  • Retrographic
    Retrographic (English, Hardback) Michael D. Carroll

    Through the careful selection of striking images and dedicated colourization research, Retrographic will take you on a visual tour of the distant past. And now, these visual time capsules are collected together for the first time and presented in living colour.

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  • Warsaw 1920
    Warsaw 1920 (Paperback) Adam Zamoyski

    The dramatic and little-known story of how, in the summer of 1920, Lenin came within a hair's breadth of shattering the painstakingly constructed Versailles peace settlement and spreading Bolshevism to western Europe.

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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 Rise of Rome
    The Rise of Rome (English, Paperback) Livy

    "The fates ordained the founding of this great city and the beginning of the world's mightiest empire, second only to the power of the gods"...

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  • Visions of Empire
    Visions of Empire (English, Hardback) Krishan Kumar

    What the rulers of empire can teach us about navigating today's increasingly interconnected world...

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  • Shooting Stars
    Shooting Stars (English, Paperback) Stefan Zweig

    Ten turning points in history, vividly sketched by the great Stefan Zweig...

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