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  • The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford
    The Little Princesses (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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  • The Stepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson
    The Stepney Doorstep Society (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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  • 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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  • Lords of the Desert by James Barr
    Lords of the Desert (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby
    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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  • The Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis
    The Cold War (Paperback) John Lewis Gaddis

    In 1945 war came to an end. But a whole new terror was only just beginning... In this book, the truth behind every spy thriller you've read: why America and the Soviet Union became locked in a deadly stalemate. It tells the story of crisis talks and subterfuge, tyrants and power struggles - and of ordinary people changing the course of history.

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  • Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
    Tuesdays With Morrie (English, Paperback) Mitch Albom

    * Subtitled 'An old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson', this is a true story of a man's rediscovery of his mentor - a book about second chances.

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  • The Fall of Yugoslavia by Misha Glenny
    The Fall of Yugoslavia (Paperback) Misha Glenny

    Offers an account of the war in former Yugoslavia and contains material that discusses the end of the five-year conflict and looks ahead to an uneasy future in this region.

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  • Disrupt and Deny by Rory Cormac
    Disrupt and Deny (English, Hardback) Rory Cormac

    The untold story of Britain's covert military and intelligence operations since the end of World War II, and its secret scheming against enemies, as well as friends.

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  • Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    Highlights the political and military figures who rose to prominence in the sixties and examines their role in shaping domestic and foreign policies, centering on American involvement in Vietnam.

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  • The Yompers by Ian R. Gardiner
    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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  • Fate of a Nation by Battlefront Miniatures
    Fate of a Nation (English, Hardback) Battlefront Miniatures

    A large-scale Arab-Israeli Wars game from Battlefront Miniatures, creators of Flames of War.

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  • The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchens
    The Trial of Henry Kissinger (English, Paperback) Christopher Hitchens

    'A good liar must have a good memory: Kissinger is a stupendous liar with a remarkable memory.' Christopher Hitchens

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  • Operation Linebacker II 1972 by Marshall L Michel III
    Operation Linebacker II 1972 (English, Paperback) Marshall L Michel III, Jim Laurier

    The Linebacker II campaign of 1972 saw America's fearsome but irreplaceable B-52s finally sent into action above the Vietnamese capital Hanoi in an attempt to bomb the Vietnamese to the negotiating table.

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  • Dispatches by Michael Herr
    Dispatches (English, Paperback) Michael Herr

    A seminal classic of war reportage

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  • An Armful of Babies and a Cup of Tea by Molly Corbally
    An Armful of Babies and a Cup of Tea (English, Paperback) Molly Corbally

    For fans of Call the Midwife - a warm-hearted memoir of a young district health visitor in the Midlands in the early years of the NHS, from the 1940s to the 1970s.

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  • Access to History: The American Dream: Reality and Illusion, 1945-1980 for AQA by Vivienne Sanders
    Access to History: The American Dream: Reality and Illusion, 1945-1980 for AQA (English, Paperback) Vivienne Sanders

    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 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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