Free worldwide delivery Last order dates for Christmas
Welcome back (Sign out)
Christmas Inspiration

Showing results in Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000

12,222 items
Sort & refine results
  • The Aquariums of Pyongyang
    The Aquariums of Pyongyang (Paperback) Kang Chol-Hwan, Pierre Rigoulot

    A magnificent, harrowing testimony to the voiceless victims of North Korea.

    $16.46
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Left to Tell
    Left to Tell (Paperback) Immaculee Ilibagiza, Steve Erwin

    Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved. But in 1994 her idyllic world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into bloody holocaust. For 91 days, she and seven other women huddled silently together in the cramped bathroom of a local pastor while hundreds of machete-wielding killers hunted for them. This book tells her story.

    $15.82
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Vietnam: The Real War
    Vietnam: The Real War (English, Hardback) Pete Hamill

    The definitive photographic record of the Vietnam War - The Vietnam War has left a deep and lasting impression, thanks to an uncensored press, the world knew and saw more of this war than any in history before or since. Collected here are images that tell the human story of the War, these are pictures that both recorded and made history.

    $32.60 $40.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • 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.

    $12.68
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Great War for Civilisation
    The Great War for Civilisation (English, Paperback) Robert Fisk

    Robert Fisk's bestselling eyewitness account of the events that have shaped the Middle East is alive with vivid reporting and incisive historical analysis.

    $23.74 $29.50
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • From the Ruins of Empire
    From the Ruins of Empire (English, Paperback) Pankaj Mishra

    Tells the history of the past two centuries, showing how a disparate group of thinkers, journalists, radicals and charismatics emerged from the ruins of empire to create an unstoppable Asian renaissance, one whose ideas lie behind everything from the Chinese Communist Party to the Muslim Brotherhood, and have made our world what it is today.

    $15.26
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Stasiland
    Stasiland (English, Paperback) Anna Funder

    In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell; shortly afterwards the two Germanies reunited and East Germany ceased to exist. In this book, Anna Funder tells extraordinary tales from the underbelly of the former East Germany, including the story of Miriam, who as a 16-year-old might have started World War III.

    $13.86 $16.41
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • 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.

    $15.59 $17.37
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Best and the Brightest
    The 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.

    $20.65
    More details
  • Destroying a Nation
    Destroying a Nation (English, Paperback) Nikolaos Van Dam

    Ground-breaking account of Syria's descent into chaos

    $16.72
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Good Fight
    The Good Fight (Paperback) Jim McDowell

    Gripping memoir from legendary Sunday World Northern Ireland editor Jim McDowell recalls life on the frontline reporting on one of the world's deadliest conflict zones.

    $24.84
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • A Russian Journal
    A Russian Journal (Paperback) John Steinbeck, Robert Capa

    Just after the iron curtain fell on Eastern Europe John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer, Robert Capa ventured into the Soviet Union to report for the New York Herald Tribune. This title deals with the two artists, who at the height of their powers, answer their needs to document human struggle.

    $16.12 $19.50
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Chickenhawk
    Chickenhawk (Paperback) Robert Mason

    'I read this as a young pilot about to embark on a career flying military helicopters. It should have put me off for life. Robert Mason tells a gripping account of the relentless courage and heroism amidst the insanity of the Vietnam war. The final few pages are the most shocking I have read in any book.' Tim Peake...

    $13.65
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Cultural Revolution
    The Cultural Revolution (Paperback) Frank Dikotter

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN PRIZE 2017...

    $17.10
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Diana: The People's Princess
    Diana: The People's Princess (Hardback) Nicholas Owen

    On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales.

    $25.94 $29.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Secrets of the Conqueror
    Secrets of the Conqueror (Paperback) Stuart Prebble

    HMS Conqueror is Britain's famous submarine. It is the only sub since World War Two to have sunk an enemy ship. Conqueror's sinking of the Argentine cruiser Belgrano made inevitable an all-out war over the future of the Falkland Islands, and sparked off one of the most controversial episodes of twentieth century politics.

    $14.40
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Born in the GDR
    Born in the GDR (English, Paperback) Hester Vaizey

    The real life stories of eight East Germans caught up in the dramatic transition from Communism to Capitalism by the fall of the Berlin Wall - and what they feel about life after the Wall.

    $17.36 $20.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Britain's Railways in Transition 1965-75
    Britain's Railways in Transition 1965-75 (English, Paperback) John Evans

    John Evans explores a fascinating time for Britain's railways.

    $21.22 $24.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall (English, Paperback) Frederick Taylor

    The astonishing drama of Cold War nuclear poker that divided humanity - reissued with a new preface to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the wall.

    $18.64
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Indian Summer
    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.

    $14.64 $17.00
    More details
    Ready To Go