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The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

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The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Diplomacy

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New York Times Book Review Editor's Pick [more]

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

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The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made

Patricia O'Toole

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Political leaders & leadership

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In this biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, [the author presents] a... [more]

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

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The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya

Frederic Wehrey

Regional studies; History; African history; Politics & government; International relations

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A riveting, beautifully crafted account of Libya after Qadhafi. [more]

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

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The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House

Ben Rhodes

Memoirs; History; Political leaders & leadership

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The other is Ben Rhodes. For nearly ten years, Ben Rhodes was at the centre of the Obama Administration - first as a speechwriter,... [more]

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Wild Ruins BC: The explorer's guide to Britain's ancient sites

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Wild Ruins BC: The explorer's guide to Britain's ancient sites

Dave Hamilton

British & Irish history; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Discover Britain's extraordinary prehistory in this handbook to its wildest and most beautiful ancient remains. The sequel... [more]

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History; Criminal investigation & detection

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William Burns is best known as 'America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But... [more]

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Inside The Black Vault: The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed

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Inside The Black Vault: The Government's UFO Secrets Revealed

John Greenewald Jr.

Military history; Conspiracy theories; Air forces & warfare; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings

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This book reveals the relations between U.S. Government secrets and the UFO Phenomena. Armed with only official declassified... [more]

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On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

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On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

Jorg Rupke (University of Erfurt Germany)

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Was religious practice in ancient Rome cultic and hostile to individual expression? Or was there, rather, considerable latitude... [more]

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Vietnam: An Epic History of a Tragic War

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Vietnam: An Epic History of a Tragic War

Max Hastings

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `His masterpiece' Antony Beevor, Spectator `A masterful performance' Sunday... [more]

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Ancient Egyptian Literature

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Ancient Egyptian Literature

Miriam Lichtheim

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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First published in 1973 - and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 - this anthology has assumed classic status... [more]

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Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

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Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

StevenSidebotham

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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The ancient city of Berenike, located approximately 500 miles south of today's Suez Canal, was a significant port among these... [more]

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine and Their Incredible True Story

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The Note Through the Wire: A WWII Prisoner of War, a Resistance Heroine...

Doug Gold

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Second World War; Prisoners of war

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'An unforgettable love story set in perilous circumstances. It is a reminder that even in the most horrific times love will... [more]

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

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The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

Kyle Harper

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Global warming

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How climate change and disease helped to bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the most... [more]

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

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The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave

Patrick Bishop

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history

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SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979. Forty years... [more]

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal...

Edward Wilson-Lee

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Colonialism & imperialism

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The fascinating history of Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son Hernando, guardian of his father's flame, courtier, bibliophile... [more]

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The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the  Titanic  and the End of the Edwardian Era

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The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the Titanic and...

Gareth Russell

History; Social & cultural history; Maritime history

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When the ship of dreams sank, so did the Edwardian era. In this original and meticulously-researched narrative history, Gareth... [more]

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Politics & government

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Harlem 69 brings Stuart Cosgrove's epic sixties trilogy to a dramatic conclusion... [more]

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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

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Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

Chris Skidmore

Biography: royalty; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history

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A study in power - a fresh biography of Richard III by 'one of our brightest young historians' (David Starkey) [more]

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France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

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France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle

John Julius Norwich

History; European history

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A witty history of 2000 years of French history and the last book from legendary popular historian John Julius Norwich [more]

$24.99

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Soldiers of Salamis

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Soldiers of Salamis

Javier Cercas

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation; Spanish Civil War

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The International Bestseller of the Spanish Civil War - Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize [more]

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France In The World: A New Global History

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France In The World: A New Global History

Patrick Boucheron, Stephane Gerson

History

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Originally published in 2017 as Histoire mondiale de la France by Editions du Seuil, Paris -- Title verso. [more]

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution and Returning

Elliot Ackerman

Memoirs; History; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Armed conflict

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In a refugee camp in southern Turkey, Elliot Ackerman sits across the table from Abu Hassar, who fought for Al Qaeda in Iraq... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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Book of Beasts - The Bestiary in the Medieval World

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Book of Beasts - The Bestiary in the Medieval World

Elizabeth Morrison, Larisa Grollemond

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); History

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A celebration of the visual contributions of the bestiary - one of the most popular types of illuminated books during the... [more]

$89.00

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