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  • Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean
    Eastern Approaches (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
    Sapiens (English, Paperback)

    **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

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  • Arabs by Tim Mackintosh-Smith
    Arabs (English, Hardback)

    A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone

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

    They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of the explorers themselves,...

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  • Warsaw 1920 by Adam Zamoyski
    Warsaw 1920 (English, Paperback)

    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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  • A bag of marbles by Joseph Joffo
    A bag of marbles (English, Paperback)

    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 Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James
    The Black Jacobins (English, Paperback)

    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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  • Empires of the Weak by Jason Sharman
    Empires of the Weak (English, Hardback)

    How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order...

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  • Energy and Civilization by Vaclav Smil
    Energy and Civilization (English, Paperback)

    A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel-driven civilization.

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

    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 Medieval Tailor's Assistant by Sarah Thursfield
    The Medieval Tailor's Assistant (English, Paperback)

    Suitable for both amateurs and professionals wishing to re-create the clothing of Medieval England for historical interpretation or drama. This book extends its range with details of fitting different figures and many more patterns for main garments and accessories. It includes instructions for plain garments, and patterns for experienced sewers.

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  • Empire by Niall Ferguson
    Empire (English, Paperback)

    Niall Ferguson's acclaimed bestseller on the highs and lows of Britain's empire...

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  • Burnt Out by Michael McCann
    Burnt Out (English, Paperback)

    On 14 August 1969, at the age of 14, Michael McCann and his family fled their home. Life changed totally for the McCanns and the entire nationalist community. Thousands of innocent people vacated their homes, driven out by the initial pogrom and then by the ongoing campaign of expulsion by loyalist violence and intimidation. The British army occupation and the continuing violence utterly...

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  • Building Anglo-Saxon England by John Blair
    Building Anglo-Saxon England (English, Hardback)

    A radical rethinking of the Anglo-Saxon world that draws on the latest archaeological discoveries...

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  • Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives by Chase F. Robinson
    Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives (English, Paperback)

    An accessible introduction to pre-modern Islam, showcasing the individuals - caliphs, law-makers, theologians, poets, mystics and scholars - who shaped the course of early Islamic history.

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

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

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  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the World by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
    The Oxford Illustrated History of the World (English, Hardback)

    The Oxford Illustrated History of the World is the story of humanity itself, from earliest times to the present day, and the changes-good and bad-which have shaped our world.

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  • A Radical History of the World by Neil Faulkner
    A Radical History of the World (English, Paperback)

    A history of the world that proves that nothing can stay the same.

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  • A Short History of Parliament by Clyve Jones
    A Short History of Parliament (English, Paperback)

    A comprehensive history of parliament in the British Isles from the earliest times, covering all aspects of parliament as an institution.

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  • A Study of History: Volume I: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI by Arnold Joseph Toynbee
    A Study of History: Volume I: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI (English, Paperback)

    Arnold Toynbee's analysis of the rise and fall of civilizations has been acknowledged as one of the great achievements of twentieth-century scholarship. D.C. Somervell's abridgement of this monumental work is a great achievement in its own right.

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