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  • Between the World and Me
    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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  • Jambusters
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    The compelling true story of how the Women's Institute pulled Britain through the war with pots of jam and a spirit of make-do-and-mend.

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  • Man's Search for Meaning
    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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  • A Christmas Cornucopia
    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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  • The Boy on the Wooden Box
    The Boy on the Wooden Box (English, Paperback) Leon Leyson

    A remarkable memoir of strength and bravery from Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children to survive the Holocaust on Oskar Schindler's list.

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  • Jambusters
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

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

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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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  • Decolonizing Methodologies
    Decolonizing Methodologies (English, Paperback) Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies.

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  • Twelve Years a Slave
    Twelve Years a Slave (English, Paperback) Solomon Northup

    This unforgettable memoir was the basis for the Academy Award nominated film 12 Years a Slave. This is the true story of Solomon Northup, who was born and raised as a freeman in New York. He lived the American dream, with a house and a loving family - a wife and two kids. Then one day he was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in the deep south. These are the true accounts of his twelve hard...

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  • The Protocols
    The Protocols (English, Paperback) Sergei Nilus

    The Protocols of the (Learned) Elders of Zion is one of the most controversial books ever written. Since its publication this small book has aroused great controversy and bitter debate. It is a source of acrimony and vituperation because of its contents and its supposed authors and because it purports to describe an ancient and enduring agenda for World Empire. Moreover, the "unknown authors" of...

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  • The Performance of Becoming Human
    The Performance of Becoming Human (English, Paperback) Daniel Borzutzky

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  • The First Americans Were Africans
    The First Americans Were Africans (English, Paperback) David Imhotep Ph.D. $31.60 $39.99
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  • Scotland of Old
    Scotland of Old (English, Sheet map, folded) Collins Maps

    The Collins Scotland of Old Clans Map is a unique pictorial map showing the ancient territories of the principal Scottish clans in the 17th century, and features Don Pottinger's (Islay Herald of Arms) distinctive and original artwork of Scottish arms and crest badges.

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  • The Cheese and the Worms
    The Cheese and the Worms (Multiple languages, Paperback) Carlo Ginzburg

    Menocchio's 500-year-old challenge to authority remains evocative and vital today.

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife
    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    The New York Times bestseller soon to be a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain. A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.

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  • Midcentury Christmas
    Midcentury Christmas (English, Hardback) Sarah Ellen Archer

    A celebration of Christmas in the 1950s and '60s.

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  • Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart
    Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart (English, Hardback) Krista Halverson, Jeanette Winterson

    This first-ever history of the legendarily bohemian bookshop in Paris.

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  • Learning Latin the Ancient Way
    Learning Latin the Ancient Way (Multiple languages, Paperback) Eleanor Dickey

    This book makes ancient Latin-learning materials usable by modern students for the first time.

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  • Charmed Life
    Charmed Life (Hardback) Damian Collins

    The story of a fascinating man who connected the great politicians, artists and thinkers at the height of British global power and influence.

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  • The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy
    The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy (English, Paperback) Blaine T Bettinger

    Unlock the secrets in your DNA! Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available. This plain-English guide is a one-stop resource for how to use DNA testing for genealogy. Inside, you'll find guidance on what DNA tests are available, plus the methodologies and pros and cons of the three major testing companies and advice on choosing the right test to...

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