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  • The Shortest History of Europe
    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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  • Best And The Brightest
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    An account of American power and politics in the 1950s and 1960s highlights the political and military figures who shaped domestic and foreign policy and who orchestrated America's involvement in Vietnam. Reissue.

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  • William Tyndale
    William Tyndale (Hardback) Melvyn Bragg

    Concise historical introduction to William Tyndale and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

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  • The Turner Diaries
    The Turner Diaries (English, Paperback) Andrew MacDonald

    At 9:02 am on Wednesday April 19, 1995, two tons of explosives ripped apart the federal office building in Oklahoma City and the psyche of America. The worst case of domestic terrorism in our history, this explosion killed 169 men, women, and children. The author of this book has written, If [this book] had been available to the general public . . . the Oklahoma bombing would not have come as such a surprise. It has been considered by the Justice Department and other government agencies as the bible of right-wing militia groups, and the FBI believes it provided the blueprint for the Oklahoma City bombing. Barricade Books has published it so America can better understand the cause of racism and extremism.

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  • The State of Africa
    The State of Africa (English, Paperback) Martin Meredith

    The revised and fully updated edition of the seminal, sweeping history of post-colonial Africa.

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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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  • Making Sense of the Troubles
    Making Sense of the Troubles (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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  • Stormtroopers
    Stormtroopers (English, Hardback) Daniel Siemens

    The first full history of the Nazi Stormtroopers whose muscle brought Hitler to power, with revelations concerning their longevity and their contributions to the Holocaust

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  • 1917
    1917 (English, Hardback) David Stevenson

    The first global history of 1917 - a turning point in the development of WWI and of the modern world. Blends political and military history to highlight the key decisions and debates which escalated the war, and would influence world politics into the twenty first century.

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  • Britain Begins
    Britain Begins (English, Paperback) Sir Barry Cunliffe

    The story of the origins of the British and the Irish peoples, from the end of the last Ice Age around 10,000BC to the eve of the Norman Conquest - who they were, where they came from, and how they related to one another.

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  • Angel Meadow
    Angel Meadow (English, Paperback) Dean Kirby

    This is the first published history of Angel Meadow, a notorious Manchester slum. Angel Meadow has frequently appeared in the news in recent years, after archaeologists dug up the site in 2011.

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  • The Gulag Archipelago: Experiment in Literary Investigation v. 1
    The Gulag Archipelago: Experiment in Literary Investigation v. 1 (English, Paperback) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet society

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  • The Republic for Which It Stands
    The Republic for Which It Stands (English, Hardback) Richard White

    The newest volume in the Oxford History of the United States series, The Republic for Which It Stands argues that the Gilded Age, along with Reconstruction-its conflicts, rapid and disorienting change, hopes and fears-formed the template of American modernity.

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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    Rescuing Franklin from the cliche of the genial codger, the bestselling author of KISSINGER celebrates the most advanced and earthy of the founding fathers in a riveting biography that brings Benjamin Franklin to life.

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  • City on Fire
    City on Fire (English, Paperback) Nick Cooper

    Hull was the most severely damaged town or city in Britain during the Second World War. This book explains how the city coped.

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  • First They Killed My Father
    First They Killed My Father (Paperback) Loung Ung

    Soon to be a major film, co-written and directed by Angelina Jolie PittUntil the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official.When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Loung's family fled their home and were eventually forced to disperse to survive.

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  • Russia in Flames
    Russia in Flames (English, Hardback) Laura Engelstein

    To mark the centennial of the Bolshevik takeover of Russia, one of its greatest scholars has written a searing and defining account of the Russian Revolution, the fall of the old order, and the creation of the Soviet state.

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  • Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1
    Roman Standards & Standard-Bearers 1 (English, Paperback) Raffaele D'Amato, Peter Dennis

    A fully illustrated study of the colorful standards employed by the Roman army, and the iconic standard-bearers who led the legionaries into battle.

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  • Operation Market-Garden 1944 3
    Operation Market-Garden 1944 3 (English, Paperback) Ken Ford, Graham Turner

    In the final instalment in Osprey's trilogy on Operation Market-Garden, this is a fascinating account of the British XXX Corps assault towards the Rhine at Arnhem.

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  • Rorke's Drift
    Rorke's Drift (English, Hardback) Neil Thornton

    A compelling, fresh account of the battle of Rorke's Drift, featuring an array of previously unpublished material including defender accounts and artwork. The author questions what is widely believed to be historical fact and instead offers up his own interpretation of one of the most established actions of the hospital fight.

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