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  • Between the World and Me (Paperback) Ta-Nehisi Coates

    In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one. It is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite a nation after a civil war and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and...

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  • Man's Search for Meaning (Hardback) Viktor E. Frankl

    A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest. This work offers us a way to transcend suffering.

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  • The Burning of His Majesty's Schooner Gaspee (English, Hardback) Steven Park

    Considered one of the first acts of rebellion to British authority over the American colonies, a fresh account placing the incident into historical context

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  • 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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  • Revolutionary America, 1763-1815 (English, Paperback) Francis D Cogliano

    Revolutionary America explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers of North America rebelled against British rule, won their independence in a long and bloody struggle, and created an enduring republic.Now in its second edition, Revolutionary America has been completely revised, updating the strengths of the previous edition. New features...

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  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

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  • A Christmas Cornucopia (Hardback) Mark Forsyth

    The unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know much about Christmas. We don't know that the date we celebrate was chosen by a madman, or that Christmas, etymologically speaking, means 'Go away, Christ'. Nor do we know that Christmas was first celebrated in 243 AD on 28 March - and only moved to...

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  • Never Caught (English, Hardback) Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar

    A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful narrative of Ona Judge, George and Martha Washington’s runaway slave who risked it all to escape the nation’s capital and reach freedom.When George Washington was elected president, he reluctantly left behind his beloved Mount Vernon to serve in Philadelphia, the temporary seat of the nation’s capital....

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  • The Blood of Emmett Till (English, Hardback) Timothy B. Tyson

    The definitive account of the Emmett Till lynching, based on never-before-heard accounts by those involved, by an award-winning author.

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  • Life in the UK Test: Handbook 2017 (Paperback) Henry Dillon

    Contains the complete official study materials reproduced from Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents 3rd edition as well as expert study advice and diagrams. Purchasers also get a free subscription to online tests at www.lifeintheuk.net. Everything you need to pass the test with confidence in one book.

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  • When Crime Pays (English, Hardback) Milan Vaishnav

    The first thorough study of the co-existence of crime and democratic processes in Indian politics

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  • Syria (Paperback) John McHugo

    An enlightening and authoritative history, explaining both the creation and unravelling of the current Syrian regime and the roots of the broader Middle East conflict. A rare and accessible guide to a complex nation. Fully updated edition with 5 maps.

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  • The Lessons of History (English, Paperback) Will Durant

    Available for the first time in paperback, The Lessons of History is Will and Ariel Durant's celebrated collection on the themes that define history

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  • Upriver Journeys (English, Hardback) Steven B. Miles

    Tracing journeys of Cantonese migrants along the West River and its tributaries, Steven B. Miles describes the circulation of people through one of the world's great river systems between the late sixteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries.

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  • The Roman Catacombs (English, Paperback) Rev James Spencer Northcote $13.89 $14.95
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  • What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur'an - A History of Islam & the United States (English, Paperback) William, J Federer

    A fascinated, fast-paced history of the world from a perspective never imagined. Current events come into focus in the back drop of 1,400 years of inconceivable events and conflicts connected to the spread of Islam.

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  • All Falling Faiths (English, Hardback) J Harvie Wilkinson III

    In this warm and intimate memoir Judge Wilkinson delivers a chilling message. The 1960s inflicted enormous damage on our country; even at this very hour we see the decade’s imprint in so much of what we say and do. The chapters reveal the harm done to the true meaning of education, to our capacity for lasting personal commitments, to our respect for the rule of law, to our sense of rootedness and...

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  • My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-Level History: Germany and West Germany, 1918-89 (Paperback) Barbara Warnock

    Target success in Edexcel AS/A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam preparation activities and exam-style questions to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge.

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