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  • Best And The Brightest
    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.

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  • The Turner Diaries
    The Turner Diaries (English, Paperback) Andrew MacDonald

    At 9:02 am on Wednesday April 19, 1995, two tons of explosives ripped apart the federal office building in Oklahoma City and the psyche of America. The worst case of domestic terrorism in our history, this explosion killed 169 men, women, and children. The author of this book has written, If [this book] had been available to the general public . . . the Oklahoma bombing would not have come as such a surprise. It has been considered by the Justice Department and other government agencies as the bible of right-wing militia groups, and the FBI believes it provided the blueprint for the Oklahoma City bombing. Barricade Books has published it so America can better understand the cause of racism and extremism.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Nixonland
    Nixonland (English, Paperback) Rick Perlstein

    Thebrilliant account of the Nixon era, from his 1968 election to his spectacular 1974 demise, now in paperback.

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  • The Yompers
    The Yompers (English, Paperback) Ian R. Gardiner

    A gripping and thrilling insight into service with the elite Royal Marines during the Falklands War.

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  • Love and War in the Apennines
    Love and War in the Apennines (Paperback) Eric Newby

    Hailed as Newby's 'masterpiece', `Love and War in the Apennines' is the gripping real-life story of Newby's imprisonment and escape from an Italian prison camp during World War II.

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  • UVF
    UVF (English, Paperback) Aaron Edwards

    UVF: Behind the Mask is the gripping and shocking history of the Ulster Volunteer Force, from the formation of its post-1965 incarnation up to the present day. Aaron Edwards, who grew up in the Protestant working class community in North Belfast, blends rigorous research with unprecedented access to leading members of the UVF. His unique position reveals startling revelations into the...

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  • 1997
    1997 (English, Paperback) Richard Power Sayeed

    An immersive account of Britain in 1997, a year which laid the foundation of our current political crisis.

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  • 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.

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  • British Guided Missile Destroyers
    British Guided Missile Destroyers (English, Paperback) Edward Hampshire, Paul Wright

    In the years after World War II, new guided missile technology offered surface ships the chance to destroy airborne threats from afar, thereby preserving their role in naval warfare. This book examines the technology and combat performance of Britain's guided missile destroyers over half a century.

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  • Freedom at Midnight
    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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  • Mao's Great Famine
    Mao's Great Famine (English, Paperback) Frank Dikotter

    An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great FamineWinner of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize 2011

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  • 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.

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  • The Cultural Revolution
    The Cultural Revolution (Paperback) Frank Dikotter

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

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  • 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.

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  • Mountain of the Dead
    Mountain of the Dead (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    In January 1959, ten experienced young skiers set out for Mount Otorten in the far north of Russia. While one of the skiers fell ill and returned., the remaining nine lost their way and ended up on another mountain slope known as Kholat Syakhl (or `Mountain of the Dead').

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  • Palestine
    Palestine (Paperback) Joe Sacco

    In late l991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. He captures the heart of the Palestinian experience in image after unforgettable image, with great insight and remarkable humour.

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  • Safe Area Gorazde
    Safe Area Gorazde (Paperback) Joe Sacco

    In late 1995 and early 1996, cartoonist/reporter Joe Sacco travelled four times to Gorazde, a UN-designated safe area during the Bosnian War, which had teetered on the brink of obliteration for three and a half years.

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  • Postwar
    Postwar (English, Paperback) Tony Judt

    Europe in 1945 was prostrate. Large areas of Eastern Europe were falling under Soviet control, exchanging one despotism for another. Running right up to the Iraq war and the election of Benedict XVI, Postwar makes sense of Europe's recent history and identity, of what Europe is and has been.

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