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The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

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The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

David Gilmour

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; Social & cultural history; Colonialism & imperialism

Hardback

A panoramic social history chronicling the lives of hundreds of British people of all classes in the most important territory... [more]

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

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The Secret World: A History of Intelligence

Christopher Andrew

History; Espionage & secret services

Hardback

The first-ever detailed, comprehensive history of intelligence, from Moses and Sun Tzu to the present day [more]

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

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Virgil Aeneid XI: A Selection

Ashley Carter

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 3) prescription of Aeneid Book... [more]

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

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Cicero Philippic II: A Selection

Christopher Tanfield

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

Paperback

This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Cicero's Philippic... [more]

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

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Tacitus Histories I: A Selection

Benedict Gravell , Ellen O'Gorman

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History

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This is the endorsed publication from OCR and Bloomsbury for the Latin AS and A-Level (Group 1) prescription of Histories... [more]

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

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The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

Jaci Byrne

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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A captivating testament to human endurance, Jackson's diary and photos, one of the last such memoirs to be published. [more]

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A Modest Proposal: to solve the Palestine-Israel conflict

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A Modest Proposal: to solve the Palestine-Israel conflict

Karl Sabbagh

History; International relations

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This short book lays out a framework for a solution to the hundred-year conflict over Palestine. The author believes that... [more]

$30.00

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

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The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

$39.99

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Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

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Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

John Howard

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; History

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The essence of a good speech is that the speaker should have something to say which he is resolved to convey to his listeners... [more]

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Russia Without Putin

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Russia Without Putin

Tony Wood

History

Paperback

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

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Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects

City of Sydney

History

Paperback

Established in 1842, the Council of the City of Sydney is the oldest municipal... [more]

$20.00

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

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A British Army Nurse in the Korean War: Shadows of the Far Forgotten

E. J. McNair

Autobiography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military life & institutions

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The story of a British Army nurse in the Korean war [more]

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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture

Joshua Levine

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF DUNKIRK - NOW A MAJOR... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

$40.00

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment: Now a Major BBC Series Starring Hugh Grant

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the...

John Preston

History; Political corruption

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In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

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Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars, religious persecution, piracy

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Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars,...

Judith John

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

'Divorced, beheaded, died, Divorced, beheaded, survived.' - Rhyme describing the fates of Henry VIII's wives Beginning... [more]

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Homeric Sites Around Troy

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Homeric Sites Around Troy

Jonathan Brown

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Beautifully illustrated, this book is an indispensable sourcebook and companion to Homer. Many historical and modern maps... [more]

$39.00

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

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Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables...

John Safran

History; Religious fundamentalism; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Paperback

<div><strong>No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure... [more]

$34.99

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Vietnam War

Hardback

Bowden's most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centrepiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the... [more]

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

$22.99  $6.00

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

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In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

Paperback

An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

$24.99  $10.00

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

History; Middle Eastern history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; International relations

Hardback

Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia

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The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia...

Geoffrey Blainey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

<p>Blainey continues his account of the history of this country from the early Gold Rush to the present day, completing the... [more]

$49.99

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