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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi...

Anne Sebba

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson --Title page verso. [more]

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring

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Stalin's Englishman: Guy Burgess, the Cold War, and the Cambridge Spy Ring...

Andrew Lownie

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

First published in Great Britain by Hodder & Stoughton --Title page verso. [more]

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy...

David Nasaw

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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Examines the life of Joseph P Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. This book tells... [more]

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

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Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Louise Carpenter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Gender studies: women; Human rights

Paperback

In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

Ben MacIntyre

Biography: historical, political & military; History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Military history; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a... [more]

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King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

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King and Emperor: A New Life of Charlemagne

Janet L. Nelson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

Hardback

Charles, king of the Franks, is one of the most remarkable figures ever to rule a European super-state. That is why he is... [more]

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine

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Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine

Barry Strauss

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Hardback

Best-selling historian and classicist Barry Strauss tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through the lives... [more]

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The Briefing

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The Briefing

Sean Spicer

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Political campaigning & advertising

Paperback

The Briefing taps into Spicer's first-hand experience in the front row of the Trump campaign and presidency, shedding new... [more]

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Defying The Nazis

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Defying The Nazis

Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Second World War; Christian mission & evangelism

Hardback

This official companion to the Ken Burns film Defying the Nazis tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary... [more]

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

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Collins of the Sydney: A Life of Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins

A. K. MacDougall

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military

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One of the first intake of teenage cadet-midshipmen to enter the new Royal Australian Naval College, in 1913, John Collins... [more]

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge...

Helen Rappaport

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

Originally published: Great Britain: Hutchinson, 2016. [more]

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting Place of Her War Hero Son

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Passage to Pusan: One Mother's 15,000km Journey to Find the Final Resting...

Louise Evans

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback

<div> Strong, big-hearted and Hollywood handsome, Vincent Healy carries the pride of his large Brisbane family on his muscular... [more]

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings...

Dan Bongino

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Crime & criminology; Politics & government

Hardback

The New York Times bestseller! The Fight shines a much needed light on the troubling games DC politicians and insiders play... [more]

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

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Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas

Callie Shell

Photographs: collections; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents an intimate and moving portrait of Barack and Michelle Obama and the presidency... [more]

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

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Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter

Robert Hutton

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Fascism & Nazism; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Revealed for the first time, the astonishing story of the MI5 agent at the heart of Operation Fifth Column, the secret wartime... [more]

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Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton

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Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander...

Tilar J. Mazzeo

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

From the New York Times bestselling author of Irena's Children comes a vivid, compelling, and unputdownable new biography... [more]

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God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

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God's Englishman: Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution

Christopher Hill

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

A biography of Oliver Cromwell, breaking down Cromwell's life into different parts: fenland farmer and humble backbencher;... [more]

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

Anna Fifield

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist... [more]

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future

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Shortest Way Home: One mayor's challenge and a model for America's future...

Pete Buttigieg

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

Paperback

'The best American political biography since Obama's Dreams from My Father' Guardian NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A mayor's... [more]

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Meditations

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Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

Biography: historical, political & military; Ethics & moral philosophy

Paperback

In Meditations, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from 161... [more]

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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations

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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations...

John McCain, Mark Salter

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs

Paperback

A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up... [more]

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

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Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence

Stephen Chan

Biography: historical, political & military; History; African history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

A revised edition of the classic biography of one of Africa's most polarizing political leaders [more]

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