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  • The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford
    The Little Princesses (English, Paperback) Marion Crawford

    The touching and ground-breaking account of the Queen and Princess Margaret's childhood by their nanny, with a foreword by former BBC Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond. Perfect for fans of The Crown.

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  • Reporting the Troubles by Deric Henderson
    Reporting the Troubles (English, Paperback) Deric Henderson

    Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the outbreak of the Troubles, this book brings together stories from more than sixty journalists who were on the ground in Northern Ireland. Contributions from Kate Adie, Martin Bell, Nicholas Witchell, John Irvine, Denis Murray, David McKittrick, Gloria Hunniford, and others.

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  • Lords of the Desert by James Barr
    Lords of the Desert (English, Hardback) James Barr

    Between 1945 and 1970, America replaced Britain as the dominant power in the Middle East in an extraordinary role reversal. Lords of the Desert tells this story.

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  • Stasiland by Anna Funder
    Stasiland (English, Paperback) Anna Funder

    A stylish reissue of the bestselling contemporary classic, winner of the 2004 Samuel Johnson Prize.

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  • Protect and Survive by Imperial War Museums
    Protect and Survive (English, Hardback) Imperial War Museums

    * Quirky facsimile first published in 1980 * Advises the public on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack * Essential information includes: - Planning your survival kit - What to do on hearing an attack warning - What to do after the attack - How to deal with casualties and deaths

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  • "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978" by Daniel Kowalczuk
    "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978" (English, Paperback) Daniel Kowalczuk

    The Battle of Kolwezi in Zaire in 1978 between FNLC (ex-Katanga Gendarmerie) and a Zaire Army, French and Belgian task force.

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  • Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose by Kenneth Rose
    Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose (English, Hardback) Kenneth Rose

    The wry and amusing journals of royal biographer and Sunday Telegraph journalist Kenneth Rose, one of the most astute observers of the Establishment in mid 20th-century Britain.

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  • Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby
    Love and War in the Apennines (English, 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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  • Biafra Story by Frederick Forsyth
    Biafra Story (English, Paperback) Frederick Forsyth

    The Nigerian civil war of the late 1960s was one of the first occasions when Western consciences became aware of the suffering and atrocity being played out in the African Continent. This book talks about this incident.

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  • The State of Africa by Martin Meredith
    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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  • Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Infidel (English, Paperback) Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    The astonishing and bestselling life story of the renowned campaigner for religious tolerance and women's rights, Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

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  • The Stepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson
    The Stepney Doorstep Society (English, Hardback) Kate Thompson

    The unsung and remarkable stories of the women who held London's East End together during not one, but two world wars....

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  • A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck
    A Russian Journal (English, 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 Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe
    The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (English, Paperback) Ilan Pappe

    This major book by the renowned Israeli historian, unveils the hidden and systematic ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians in 1948, and its relevance to resolving the conflict.

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  • Nixonland by Rick Perlstein
    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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  • Modern African Wars: South West Africa v.3 by Romer Heitman Helmoed
    Modern African Wars: South West Africa v.3 (English, Paperback) Romer Heitman Helmoed

    Details the organization and equipment of the armies engaged in the various wars in South Africa, involving such forces as the South Africa Defence Force, the Cubans, the Angolan Army and various guerilla units.

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  • From the Ruins of Empire by Pankaj Mishra
    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 by Keith McCloskey
    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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  • The Cypress Tree by Kamin Mohammadi
    The Cypress Tree (English, Paperback) Kamin Mohammadi

    The story of three generations of Iranian women - Kamin, her mother and her grandmother - which portrays the history of twentieth century Iran

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  • Austerity Britain, 1945-1951 by David Kynaston
    Austerity Britain, 1945-1951 (English, Paperback) David Kynaston

    The groundbreaking series that will tell the story of Britain from VE Day in 1945 to the coming of Margaret Thatcher in 1979 as never before

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