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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

    $14.98 $33.00
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  • Eastern Approaches by Fitzroy Maclean
    Eastern Approaches (English, 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.

    $12.26 $19.75
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  • The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford
    The Little Princesses (English, Paperback) Marion Crawford

    The touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond. Perfect for fans of The Crown.

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  • Cuneiform by Irving Finkel
    Cuneiform (English, Paperback) Irving Finkel

    An accessible look at the world's oldest writing system, covering it's origins, historical development and demise. With new colour photos.

    $10.51 $12.76
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  • Jambusters by Julie Summers
    Jambusters (English, Paperback) Julie Summers

    Published to coincide with the release of a major ITV drama series HOME FIRES, inspired by the book

    $9.13 $15.50
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  • A Line in the Sand by James Barr
    A Line in the Sand (English, Paperback) James Barr

    The untold story of how British-French rivalry drew the battle-lines of the modern Middle East

    $10.05 $15.50
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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.

    $12.61
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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.

    $16.03 $19.95
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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.

    $12.67 $14.04

    2 stars

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  • Lords of the Desert by James Barr
    Lords of the Desert (English, Hardback) James Barr

    Between 1945 and 1970, America replaced Britain as the dominant power in the Middle East in an extraordinary role reversal. Lords of the Desert tells this story.

    $19.66 $25.55
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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.

    $12.08 $16.41
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  • A People's History of Silicon Valley by Keith A. Spencer
    A People's History of Silicon Valley (English, Paperback) Keith A. Spencer

    Literary Nonfiction. A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SILICON VALLEY follows the history of the people exploited, displaced, and made obsolete by the tech industry, from the colonization of the Bay Area to the present day. From the first Macintosh to the rise of social media, A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SILICON VALLEY peels back the curtain on an industry that brands itself as visionary yet which may be chipping...

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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.

    $9.96 $17.50

    5 stars

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  • Warsaw 1920 by Adam Zamoyski
    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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  • 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.

    $12.28 $14.95
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  • Histories of the Unexpected by Dr Sam Willis
    Histories of the Unexpected (English, Hardback) Dr Sam Willis, Professor James Daybell

    A revolutionary and fun new book that reveals how everything, from beds and bubbles to sleep and signatures, has a history.

    $21.24 $24.26
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  • Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins
    Freedom at Midnight (English, Paperback) Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre

    The electrifying story of India's struggle for independence, told in this classic account (first published in 1975) by two fine journalists who conducted hundreds of interviews with nearly all the surviving participants - from Mountbatten to the assassins of Mahatma Gandhi.

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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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  • Panzers on the Vistula by Schaufler, Hans
    Panzers on the Vistula (English, Hardback) Schaufler, Hans

    A graphic first-hand account of the German retreat from Latvia to East Prussia in 1945.

    $21.33 $32.95
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  • Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose
    Undaunted Courage (English, Paperback) Stephen E. Ambrose

    The incredible story of the opening of the American West, by the #1 bestselling author of BAND OF BROTHERS.

    $10.46 $15.50
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