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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal...

David E. Hoffman

Biography: historical, political & military; True war & combat stories; History; The Cold War; Military intelligence

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'One of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the more riveting for being true.' Washington Post [more]

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The Secret Twenties: British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age

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The Secret Twenties: British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age...

Timothy Phillips

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services

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A thrilling true story of espionage and counterespionage between the Soviets and the British during London's Roaring Twenties... [more]

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Energy: A Human History

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Energy: A Human History

Richard Rhodes

History; Mathematics & Sciences

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Pulitzer Prize - and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions... [more]

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Winners Don't Cheat: Advice for Young Australians from a Young Australian

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Winners Don't Cheat: Advice for Young Australians from a Young Australian...

Sean Jacobs

Literary essays; History

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Conspiracies Declassified: The Skeptoid Guide to the Truth Behind the Theories

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Conspiracies Declassified: The Skeptoid Guide to the Truth Behind the Theories...

Brian Dunning

General & world history; Conspiracy theories

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review

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Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review

William E. Nelson

History of the Americas; Constitutional & administrative law

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Relates the story behind Marbury v Madison and explains why it is a foundational case for understanding the US Supreme Court.... [more]

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Instrument of War: The German Army 1914-18

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Instrument of War: The German Army 1914-18

Dennis Showalter

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Land forces & warfare

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Drawing on research, this title presents a fresh perspective on the German Army during World War I. Exploring the internal... [more]

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Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928

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Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928

S. A. Smith

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution

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A panoramic account of the Russian empire from the last years of the nineteenth century, through revolution and civil war,... [more]

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Vergil: Aeneid 8

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Vergil: Aeneid 8

Vergil

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); History

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Vergil: Aeneid 8 is part of a new series of commentaries on the Aeneid. Each volume adapts with extensive revisions and additions... [more]

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Roman Conquests: Macedonia and Greece

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Roman Conquests: Macedonia and Greece

Philip Matyszak

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history

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Like the other volumes in this series, this book gives a clear narrative of the course of these wars [more]

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Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition

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Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition

Derek Pugh

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Darwin, the unique and... [more]

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Ancient Giants: History, Myth, and Scientific Evidence from around the World

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Ancient Giants: History, Myth, and Scientific Evidence from around the World...

Xaviant Haze

Classical history & classical civilisation; Archaeology; Folklore, myths & legends; Mind, Body, Spirit; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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Investigates physical evidence, history, and myths to reveal the lost race of giants that once dominated the world. [more]

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The Russian Revolution: A New History

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The Russian Revolution: A New History

Sean McMeekin

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution

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In The Russian Revolution, historian Sean McMeekin traces the origins and events of the Russian Revolution, which brought... [more]

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

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Churchill and the Bomb in War and Cold War

Kevin Ruane

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; The Cold War; Second World War; Nuclear weapons

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Covering the development of the atomic bomb during the Second World War, the origins and early course of the Cold War, and... [more]

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Dunera Lives: A Visual History

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Dunera Lives: A Visual History

Ken Inglis, Seumas Spark, Jay Winter, Carol Bunyan

History; Australasian & Pacific history

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The story of the Dunera Boys is an intrinsic part of the history of Australia in the Second World War and in its aftermath.... [more]

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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

China Mieville

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Russian Revolution; Marxism & Communism

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Acclaimed fantasy author China Mieville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down [more]

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The Duchess: The Untold Story

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The Duchess: The Untold Story

Penny Junor

Biography; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals... [more]

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Roman Political Thought

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Roman Political Thought

Jed W. Atkins

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Ethical issues & debates; Political science & theory

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A thematic introduction to Roman political thought that shows the Romans' enduring contribution to key political ideas. [more]

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The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War

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The Berlin Airlift: The Relief Operation that Defined the Cold War

Barry Turner

History; The Cold War; Battles & campaigns

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Acclaimed historian Barry Turner presents a new history of the Cold War's defining episode. [more]

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Aelfred's Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age

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Aelfred's Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age

Max Adams

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A history of the peoples of Britain, in the century and a half between the first Viking raids and the expulsion of the Vikings... [more]

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Uprising in Pakistan: How to Bring Down a Dictatorship

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Uprising in Pakistan: How to Bring Down a Dictatorship

Tariq Ali

History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Revolutionary groups & movements

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Pakistan 1968: the history of a revolution [more]

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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That...

Scott Nations

History; Financial crises & disasters

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In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history, Scott Nations, a longtime trader, financial... [more]

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A History of Tea: The Life and Times of the World's Favorite Beverage

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A History of Tea: The Life and Times of the World's Favorite Beverage

Laura C. Martin

History; Asian history; Food & society; Beverages

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As the world's most popular beverage, tea has fascinated us, awakened us, motivated us, and calmed us for well over two thousand... [more]

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Queen of the Sea: A History of Lisbon

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Queen of the Sea: A History of Lisbon

Barry Hatton

History; European history; Travel writing

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A dramatic and intimate portrait of one of the world's great cities. [more]

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The Nibelungenlied: With the Klage

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The Nibelungenlied: With the Klage

William T. Whobrey

Poetry by individual poets; Anthologies (non-poetry); European history

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Filled with portrayals of deception, love, murder, and revenge-yet defying traditional medieval epic conventions for representing... [more]

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