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  • Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    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 by Viktor E. Frankl
    Man's Search For Meaning (Hardback) Viktor E. Frankl

    Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph.

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  • The Complete MAUS by Art Spiegelman
    The Complete MAUS (English, Paperback) Art Spiegelman

    Tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. In this title, Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father.

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  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
    Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Paperback) Reni Eddo-Lodge

    THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER...

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  • Venice by Jan Morris
    Venice (Paperback) Jan Morris

    Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city's past.

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  • Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
    Man's Search For Meaning (English, Paperback) Viktor E. Frankl

    Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph.

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  • A Force Like No Other by Colin Breen
    A Force Like No Other (Paperback) Colin Breen

    In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell their stories in their own words.

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  • Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
    Man's Search For Meaning (Paperback) 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.

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  • Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress by David Olusoga
    Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress (Hardback) David Olusoga

    Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama...

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  • Access to History: France in Revolution 1774-1815 Fifth Edition by Dylan Rees
    Access to History: France in Revolution 1774-1815 Fifth Edition (English, Paperback) Dylan Rees, Duncan Townson

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students.

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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) Norman Finkelstein

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

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  • Sins of the City by Jim Heimann
    Sins of the City (English, Hardback) Jim Heimann

    What's Wrong in Tinseltown?...

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  • Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning
    Ordinary Men (Paperback) Christopher R. Browning

    Takes as its basis the detailed records of one squad from the Nazis' extermination groups and explores in its composition, its actions, and the methods by which it was trained to perform acts of genocide on an industrial scale. This book introduces us to men who killed without hesitation or apparent remorse for years on end.

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  • Morbid Symptoms by Gilbert Achcar
    Morbid Symptoms (Paperback) Gilbert Achcar

    In this sequel to his landmark exploration of the Arab uprisings, The People Want, Gilbert Achcar assesses the present stage of the revolutionary process and its possible outcomes.

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  • Battleship Yamato by Jan Morris
    Battleship Yamato (Hardback) Jan Morris

    The battleship Yamato, of the Imperial Japanese Navy, was the most powerful warship of World War II and represented the climax, as it were, of the Japanese warrior traditions of the samurai - the ideals of honour, discipline, and self-sacrifice that had immemorially ennobled the Japanese national consciousness.

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  • Dead Mountain by Donnie Eichar
    Dead Mountain (English, Paperback) Donnie Eichar

    An accessible PB edition carrying forward the momentum of this gripping readable true life mystery/tragedy, compellingly solved by the author.

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  • Our Uninvited Guests by Julie Summers
    Our Uninvited Guests (Hardback) Julie Summers

    The brilliant new book from one of the country's foremost social historians celebrating those who lived through the Second World War.

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  • Guns, Germs And Steel by Jared Diamond
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • Britain's Royal Families by Alison Weir
    Britain's Royal Families (English, Paperback) Alison Weir

    Presents genealogical details of members of the royal houses of England, Scotland and Great Britain - from 800AD to the present. This title contains the biographical information relating to various monarchs as well as to various members of their immediate family, from parents to grandchildren. It explores the royal family tree.

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  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (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.

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