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  • The Witch
    The Witch (English, Hardback) Ronald Hutton

    Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history

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  • My Life, Our Times
    My Life, Our Times (Hardback) Gordon Brown

    Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its achievements - the minimum wage, tax credits, Bank of England independence and the refinancing of the National Health Service - he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

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  • The Strange Death of Europe
    The Strange Death of Europe (English, Hardback) Douglas Murray

    A controversial and devastatingly honest depiction of the demise of Europe

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  • Rolling Stone: 50 Years
    Rolling Stone: 50 Years (English, Hardback) Jann S. Wenner, "Rolling Stone"

    A lavishly illustrated overview of the history of the iconic rock magazine.

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  • A History of Britain in 21 Women
    A History of Britain in 21 Women (English, Paperback) Jenni Murray

    The history of Britain, presented as you've never seen it before, through twenty-one women whose lives enthral and beguile, intrigue and inspire

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  • The Shortest History of Germany
    The Shortest History of Germany (Hardback) James Hawes $17.37
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  • Bletchley Park
    Bletchley Park (English, Hardback) Sinclair McKay, Bletchley Park

    A beautiful collector' s edition of Aurum' s popular title, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, newly redesigned and featuring removable facsimile documents.

    $35.32 $40.00
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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    Rescuing Franklin from the cliche of the genial codger, the bestselling author of KISSINGER celebrates the most advanced and earthy of the founding fathers in a riveting biography that brings Benjamin Franklin to life.

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

    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

    $20.23 $33.00
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  • The Hidden Ways
    The Hidden Ways (English, Hardback) Alistair Moffat

    The Hidden Ways wanders Scotland's forgotten paths to tell an alternative history of Scotland and our place within its landscape

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  • Black Tudors
    Black Tudors (English, Hardback) Miranda Kaufmann

    A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

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  • One Hot Summer
    One Hot Summer (English, Hardback) Rosemary Ashton

    A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together

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  • Confronting the Classics
    Confronting the Classics (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    Explores our rich classical heritage - from Greek drama to Roman jokes, introducing some larger-than-life characters of history, such as Alexander the Great, and Nero. The author invites you into the places where Greeks and Romans lived and died, from the palace at Knossos to Cleopatra's Alexandria - and reveals the often hidden world of slaves.

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  • House of Snow
    House of Snow (English, Hardback) Sir Ranulph Fiennes

    An anthology of the greatest literature about Nepal. All profits from the sales of the book will be donated to charities providing relief from the recent earthquakes.

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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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  • Eichmann in Jerusalem
    Eichmann in Jerusalem (English, Paperback) Hannah Arendt

    A report on the trial of German Nazi SS leader Adolf Eichmann that first appeared as a series of articles in "The New Yorker" in 1963. It includes material that came to light after the trial.

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  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
    The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England (English, Paperback) Ian Mortimer

    The past is a foreign country - this is your guide. Yet it produces some of the finest writing in the English language, some of the most magnificent architecture, and sees Elizabeth's subjects settle in America and circumnavigate the globe.

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  • Ordinary Men
    Ordinary Men (Paperback) Christopher R. Browning

    Takes as its basis the detailed records of one squad from the Nazis' extermination groups and explores in its composition, its actions, and the methods by which it was trained to perform acts of genocide on an industrial scale. This book introduces us to men who killed without hesitation or apparent remorse for years on end.

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  • William Tyndale
    William Tyndale (Hardback) Melvyn Bragg

    Concise historical introduction to William Tyndale and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

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