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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance...

Andre Laks

Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself.... [more]

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

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The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes...

Paul Sagar

European history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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How David Hume and Adam Smith forged a new way of thinking about the modern state What is the modern state? Conspicuously... [more]

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The World at War, 1914-1945

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The World at War, 1914-1945

Jeremy Black

History; Military history; First World War; Second World War

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This text provides an innovative global military history that joins three periods-World War I, the interwar years, and World... [more]

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [more]

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

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The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the...

Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington

True crime; History

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A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal... [more]

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

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

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The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

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The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

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A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

Daniel Schoenpflug

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War

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The internationally bestselling account of the transformative period that followed the Armistice in November 1918. [more]

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria's life in this major new biography.... [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

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A riveting inside account of life and leadership at the heart of the FBI and high office in the United States of America.... [more]

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing

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Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [more]

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Reading: A Very Short Introduction

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Reading: A Very Short Introduction

Belinda Jack

Literacy; Social & cultural history

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Reading can inform, inspire, emancipate, and motivate us. Down the centuries, it has brought huge educational and social benefits.... [more]

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia

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Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia...

Ross Smith

History

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This book tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of (Sir) Ross Smith.... [more]

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The Stonewall Reader

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The Stonewall Reader

Edmund White

Literary essays; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Gay & Lesbian studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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28 June 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising - the most significant event in the gay liberation... [more]

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The Assault On Intelligence

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The Assault On Intelligence

Michael Hayden

History; Politics & government

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A blistering critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with the President of the United... [more]

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The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

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The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution...

Christopher Hill

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; History of ideas

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Studies the beliefs of radical groups as the Diggers, the Ranters, the Levellers and others, and the social and emotional... [more]

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The Secret History of America: Classic Writings on Our Nation's Unknown Past and Inner Purpose

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The Secret History of America: Classic Writings on Our Nation's Unknown...

Manly P. Hall

History of the Americas; Folklore, myths & legends; Mind, Body, Spirit; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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A compilation of rare works on the untold history and destiny of America by acclaimed occult writer Manly P. Hall. [more]

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring...

Ian McPhedran

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Ships & shipping: general interest

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European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race

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European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race...

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Warfare & defence

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From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck's Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European... [more]

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

Brian Herder

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

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It is often forgotten that during World War II, the Japanese managed to successfully invade and conquer a precious part of... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

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The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue Russia's Imperial Family

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The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue...

Helen Rappaport

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

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A work of investigative history that will completely change the way in which we see the Romanov story. Through countless twists... [more]

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

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The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin

Jonathan Phillips

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; Middle Eastern history; Crusades; Religious & spiritual leaders

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After Saladin's death, it goes on to show how in the West this Sunni Muslim acquired the status of a chivalric hero, even... [more]

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Yasuke: The true story of the legendary African Samurai

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Yasuke: The true story of the legendary African Samurai

Thomas Lockley, Geoffrey Girard

History; Military history

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A riveting story about one of history's most enigmatic warriors. [more]

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Corporate Virtue Signalling: How to Stop Big Business from Meddling in Politics

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Corporate Virtue Signalling: How to Stop Big Business from Meddling in Politics...

Jeremy Sammut

Literary studies: general; History

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In this book, Jeremy Sammut shows why the support of big business in that campaign could be just the beginning of corporate... [more]

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