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  • Freedom at Midnight by Larry Collins
    Freedom at Midnight (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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  • Orientalism by Edward W. Said
    Orientalism (English, Paperback) Edward W. Said

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture, customs and beliefs.

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  • Alienation and Freedom by Frantz Fanon
    Alienation and Freedom (English, Hardback) Frantz Fanon

    Since the publication of The Wretched of the Earth in 1961, Fanon's work has been deeply significant for generations of intellectuals and activists from the 60s to the present day....

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  • Lethal Allies by Anne Cadwallader
    Lethal Allies (English, Paperback) Anne Cadwallader

    Incontrovertible evidence of collusion between loyalist paramilitaries and the state in dozens of murders in Northern Ireland.

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  • Behind the Lawrence Legend by Philip Walker
    Behind the Lawrence Legend (English, Hardback) Philip Walker

    'Lawrence of Arabia' became world-famous during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. However, his achievements would have been impossible without the efforts of an unsung band of fellow officers and spies. Their compelling and forgotten stories provide a few perspective on Lawrence and the renowned WWI campaign.

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  • The Kaiser's Holocaust by Casper W. Erichsen
    The Kaiser's Holocaust (English, Paperback) Casper W. Erichsen, David Olusoga

    On 12 May 1883, the German flag was raised on the coast of South-West Africa, modern Namibia - the beginnings of Germany's African Empire.

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  • Back to Black by Kehinde Andrews
    Back to Black (English, Hardback) Kehinde Andrews

    One of Britain's most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.

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  • Churchill and Ireland by Paul Bew
    Churchill and Ireland (English, Paperback) Paul Bew

    The full story of Winston Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish. A long overdue book which at last addresses the most neglected part of Churchill's legacy, on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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  • Blood and Sand by Alex Von Tunzelmann
    Blood and Sand (Paperback) Alex Von Tunzelmann

    The thrilling account of sixteen extraordinary days in October and November 1956, when the twin crises of Suez and Hungary pushed the world to the brink of a nuclear conflict.

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  • Armies of the War of the Pacific 1879-83 by Gabriele Esposito
    Armies of the War of the Pacific 1879-83 (English, Paperback) Gabriele Esposito, Giuseppe Rava

    Examines the troops, uniforms and equipment used by the Chilean, Peruvian and Bolivian forces and traces the events of the war from the early naval blockades, through major pitched battles, to the final guerilla campaign in occupied Peru.

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  • The Making of Europe by Robert Bartlett
    The Making of Europe (English, Paperback) Robert Bartlett

    A wave of internal conquest, settlement and economic growth in Europe during High Middle Ages transformed it from a world of small separate communities into a network of powerful kingdoms. This book shows how Europe was itself a product of colonization, as much as it was later a colonizer, and what this did to shape the continent and the world.

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  • Churchill and Ireland by Paul Bew
    Churchill and Ireland (English, Hardback) Paul Bew

    The full story of Winston Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish, now told for the first time. A long overdue book which at last addresses the most neglected part of Churchill's legacy on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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  • Death in the Congo by Emmanuel Gerard
    Death in the Congo (English, Paperback) Emmanuel Gerard

    Fifty years later, the murky circumstances and tragic symbolism of Patrice Lumumba's assassination trouble many people around the world. Emmanuel Gerard and Bruce Kuklick reveal a tangled web of international politics in which many people--black and white, well-meaning and ruthless, African, European, and American--bear responsibility for this crime.

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  • The Russian Revolution by Walter Rodney
    The Russian Revolution (English, Paperback) Walter Rodney

    The renowned Pan-Africanist and socialist analyses the Russian Revolution

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  • Beginning Postcolonialism by Peter J. Barry
    Beginning Postcolonialism (English, Paperback) Peter J. Barry, John McLeod

    Postcolonialism has become one of the most exciting, popular and stimulating fields of literary and cultural studies in recent years. Yet the variety of approaches, the range of debate and the critical vocabularies often used may make it challenging for new students to establish a firm foothold in this area....

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  • Dope, Inc by Editors of the Executive Intelligence Review
    Dope, Inc (English, Paperback) Editors of the Executive Intelligence Review

    The Opium Wars of 1840-1860 were dark chapters of history. Britain went to war to force China to import thousands of tons of opium, to cripple and impoverish that nation. The Opium Wars never really ended. The U.S., like China, was too great for the London money lords to occupy by force. One way America is being brought to heel is by the drug trade.Crime and other social problems in the U.S. and...

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  • Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
    Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness (Paperback) Alexandra Fuller

    Here, in one book, is the sequel and the prequel to the hugely successful Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight

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  • Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction by Robert J. C. Young
    Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Robert J. C. Young

    An innovative and lively account of both the history and key debates in postcolonialism. Robert Young situates it in a wide cultural context, discussing its importance as an historical condition, and as a means of changing the way that we think about the world.

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  • Curfew Chronicles by Jennifer Rahim
    Curfew Chronicles (English, Paperback) Jennifer Rahim

    In 2011, the Trinidad government declared a state of emergency and an overnight curfew. The SoE, brought in to combat the crime and killings associated with the drugs trade, was meant to last 15 days but lasted four months. This is the background to these chronicles, but not their substance. They are an imaginative response to the undertones of those days. Taking place over 24 hours, Curfew...

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  • Indian Summer by Alex Von Tunzelmann
    Indian Summer (Paperback) Alex Von Tunzelmann

    A brilliantly compelling and insightful re-creation of one of the key moments of twentieth-century history: the partition and independence of India, and the final days of the Raj.

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