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  • Making Sense of the Troubles by David McKittrick
    Making Sense of the Troubles (English, Paperback)

    The best one-volume history of the Troubles, from the Irish Civil War through the IRA campaign of the 70s onwards to today's historic power-sharing government in Belfast

    $15.78 $33.00
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  • The Club by Leo Damrosch
    The Club (English, Hardback)

    Prize-winning biographer Leo Damrosch tells the story of "the Club," a group of extraordinary writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern

    $20.06 $30.00
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  • Cuneiform by Irving Finkel
    Cuneiform (English, Paperback)

    An accessible look at the world's oldest writing system, covering it's origins, historical development and demise. With new colour photos.

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  • The Shortest History of Europe by John Hirst
    The Shortest History of Europe (English, Paperback)

    A short, entertaining and thought-provoking book, beginning with a rapid historical overview from the ancient Greeks to the present, and then focusing in more detail on what makes Europe unique. Written with clarity and wit, it's an afternoon's worth of reading that will last a lifetime. This updated edition now includes events of the 20th century.

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  • Hidden History by Gerry Docherty
    Hidden History (English, Hardback)

    Hidden History uniquely exposes those responsible for the First World War. It reveals how accounts of the war's origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of very rich and powerful men in London responsible for the most heinous crime perpetrated on humanity.

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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback)

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

    $10.90 $22.00

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  • The Border by Diarmaid Ferriter
    The Border (English, Hardback)

    'Anyone who wishes to understand why Brexit is so intractable should read this book. I can think of several MPs who ought to.' the Times...

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  • A Broad Church by Gearoid O Faolean
    A Broad Church (English, Paperback)

    This groundbreaking book is the first to detail, with startling new revelations, just how integral the Republic of Ireland was to the Provisional IRA's campaign at every level. The sheer level of sympathy and support that existed for militant republicanism in Southern Irish society demonstrates that the longevity of the 'Troubles' was due in large part to this widespread tolerance and aid.No Irish...

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  • Amritsar 1919 by Kim Wagner
    Amritsar 1919 (English, Hardback)

    A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire--the Amritsar Massacre--to mark its 100th anniversary

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  • Last Days in Old Europe by Richard Bassett
    Last Days in Old Europe (English, Hardback)

    Part memoir, part reflection, this book brings to life central Europe during the last ten years of the Cold War. It begins in Trieste in 1979 where the embers of the Habsburg Empire still burnt brightly, and then moves to the darker, claustrophobic world of Vienna in 1985. It recreates the farce and tragedy of the last days of communism.

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  • Matilda by Catherine Hanley
    Matilda (English, Hardback)

    A life of Matilda--empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages

    $24.28 $30.00
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  • Arabs by Tim Mackintosh-Smith
    Arabs (English, Hardback)

    A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone

    $25.27 $35.00
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  • The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford
    The Little Princesses (English, Paperback)

    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 Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, Paperback)

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

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  • Armies of the Second World War: Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War by Jonathan Fennell
    Armies of the Second World War: Fighting the People's War: The British and Commonwealth Armies and the Second World War (English, Hardback)

    Jonathan Fennell captures for the first time the true wartime experience of the ordinary soldiers from across the empire who made up the British and Commonwealth armies. He analyses why the great battles were won and lost and how the men that fought went on to change the world.

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  • Gentleman Jack by Katy Derbyshire
    Gentleman Jack (English, Paperback)

    The extraordinary life of history's first modern lesbian who inspired the television series Gentleman Jack...

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  • The Islandman by Tomas O'Crohan
    The Islandman (English, Paperback)

    Tomas O'Crohan was born on the Great Blasket Island in 1856 and died there in 1937, a great master of his native Irish. He shared to the full the perilous life of a primitive community, yet possessed a shrewd and humorous detachment that enabled him to observe and describe the world.

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  • The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes
    The Shortest History of Germany (English, Paperback) $10.43 $11.79
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  • Queen Anne by Anne Somerset
    Queen Anne (English, Paperback)

    Her personal life riven by passion, illness and intrigue, Queen Anne presided over some of the most momentous events in British history. Like Antonia Fraser's life of Marie Antoinette or Amanda Foreman's `The Duchess', `Queen Anne' is historical biography at its best.

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  • Torn Apart by Ken Wharton
    Torn Apart (English, Hardback)

    A vital examination of Northern Ireland fifty years since the start of the Troubles, focusing on the events of 1969

    $27.19 $32.78
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