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Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up

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Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up

Xiaolu Guo

Biography; Memoirs; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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*Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2017**Shortlisted for... [more]

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Reni Eddo-Lodge

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Black & Asian studies; Advocate - Today's World

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Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-fiction.<br /><br />'Essential'... [more]

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

Nicholas Thomas

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Cook's voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January 1778 he made contact with the... [more]

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Sweets and Candy: A Global History

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Sweets and Candy: A Global History

Laura Mason

History; Food & society; Cookery, food & drink

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From marzipan pigs and nutty nougat to bubblegum and bonbons, Sweets and Candy looks behind the glamour and sparkle to explore... [more]

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James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

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James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Hispanic & Latino studies

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By the 1980s, critics and the public alike considered James Baldwin irrelevant. Yet Baldwin remained an important, prolific... [more]

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Rome: Day One

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Rome: Day One

Andrea Carandini

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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First published in Italian under the title Roma: Il Primo Giorno by Gius.... [more]

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Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt: Multidisciplinary Essays for Rosalie David

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Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt: Multidisciplinary Essays for...

Robert Morkot

History; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; History of medicine

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This volume presents the latest research on three of the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian civilisation: mummies,... [more]

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Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

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Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

Victor D. Cha

History; Regional government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; Treaties & other sources of international law

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While the American alliance system in Asia has been fundamental to the region's security and prosperity for seven decades,... [more]

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of Sea Navigation

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of...

John S. Croucher, Professor Rosalind F. Croucher

Diaries, letters & journals; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first biography of the remarkable Janet Taylor, a nineteenth-century navigator and mathematician who left an incredible... [more]

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Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic

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Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic...

Alice Kaplan

Biography: literary; Literary studies: general; European history

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A biography of the novel that tells us how this poor, sickly young writer from Algeria happened to write perhaps the century's... [more]

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Music; History; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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An argument for the role of culture in human evolution, arguing that the leaps we made can only really be understood if we... [more]

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Pauline: In Her Own Words: Speeches documenting the key policy areas of concern to Pauline Hanson

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Pauline: In Her Own Words: Speeches documenting the key policy areas of...

Pauline Hanson, Tom Ravlic

History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

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<p>Collection of Pauline Hanson's speeches documenting the key policy areas of concern to Hanson and One Nation including... [more]

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World...

Anne-Marie Slaughter

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; International relations

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Concise and accessible, based on real-world situations, on a lucid understanding of network science, and on a clear taxonomy... [more]

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

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The Prince Who Would Be King: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart

Sarah Fraser

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

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Henry Stuart's life is the last great forgotten Jacobean tale. Shadowed by the gravity of the Thirty Years' War and the huge... [more]

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Roman Political Thought

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Roman Political Thought

Jed W. Atkins (Duke University, North Carolina)

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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Collins Latin Dictionary Gem Edition: Trusted Support for Learning, in a Mini-Format

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Collins Latin Dictionary Gem Edition: Trusted Support for Learning, in a...

Collins Dictionaries

Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries; History; Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries Children's & Young Adult

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Extensive coverage of Latin in a compact, durable and portable format for maximum ease of use. Comes with a grammar and Latin... [more]

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Class Wars: Money, Schools and Power in Modern Australia

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Class Wars: Money, Schools and Power in Modern Australia

Tony Taylor

History; Social & cultural history

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How Australians fund schooling has been a matter of bitter political, social, and religious division for almost two hundred... [more]

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval...

Nicholas Morton

History; Middle Eastern history; Medieval history; Crusades; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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A history of the 1119 Battle of the Field of Blood, which decisively halted the momentum gained during the First Crusade and... [more]

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Escaping Hitler: Heroic True Stories of Great Escapes in Nazi Europe

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Escaping Hitler: Heroic True Stories of Great Escapes in Nazi Europe

Monty Halls

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

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This is the incredible story of four escape routes out of Nazi occupied Europe and the Allied servicemen and men and women... [more]

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Democracy: A Life

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Democracy: A Life

Paul Cartledge

Classical history & classical civilisation; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of ideas; Politics & government; Political ideologies

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The 2,500 year story of democracy: how it has survived, how it has been practised, and how it has been imagined, from ancient... [more]

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Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination

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Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination

Robert Bickers

History; Asian history

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China's new nationalism is rooted not in its present power but in shameful memories of its former weaknesses. Invaded, humiliated,... [more]

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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent

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Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent...

Terry Mort

Biography; Biography: literary; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

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From Omaha Beach on D-Day and the French Resistance to the tragedy of Huertgen Forest and the Liberation of Paris, this is... [more]

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God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

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God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

David Levering Lewis

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Islamic studies

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From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author, God's Crucible brings to life a furiously complex age (The New York Times... [more]

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour Camps

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No Wall Too High: One Man's Extraordinary Escape from Mao's Infamous Labour...

Xu Hongci

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Prisons

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`One of the greatest escape stories I've ever read' Mail on SundayAn ordinary man's extraordinary escape from Mao's brutal... [more]

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