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Prison Letters

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Prison Letters

Nelson Mandela

Biography; African history

Paperback

An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century. [more]

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Nazi Germany: A Very Short Introduction

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Nazi Germany: A Very Short Introduction

Jane Caplan

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

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Nazi Germany may have only lasted for 12 years, but it has left a legacy that still echoes with us today. This book discusses... [more]

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

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1917: War, Peace, and Revolution

David Stevenson (Professor of International History, London School of Economics & Political Science)

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

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The first global history of 1917-a year of calamitous events, and of pivotal importance in the development of the First World... [more]

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Food: The History of Taste

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Food: The History of Taste

Paul Freedman

History; Cookery, food & drink

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Explores the early repertoire of sweet tastes, and the distinctive contributions made by classical antiquity and China. This... [more]

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to Isis

Robert Spencer

Middle Eastern history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Political ideologies

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The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam. It is taken for granted, even among many Washington... [more]

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper

Linda Simon

History; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

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Lost Girls: The Invention of the Flapper is a spirited revisionist history of the iconic, mythic flapper, which gives fresh... [more]

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A Bite-sized History Of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

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A Bite-sized History Of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and...

Stephane Henaut, Jeni Mitchell

History; Cookery, food & drink

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A French cheesemonger and an American academic and ex-pat join forces to serve up a sumptuous history of France and its food,... [more]

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

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Shadow of the Silk Road: Vintage Voyages

Colin Thubron

Asian history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindOn buses, donkey carts, trains,... [more]

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in the Killing Fields of Cambodia

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When the Clouds Fell from the Sky: A Daughter's Search for Her Father in...

Robert Carmichael

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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In 1977, young diplomat Ouk Ket was recalled to Cambodia 'to get educated to better fulfil [his] responsibilities'. Left behind... [more]

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers Became the Commanders Who Won World War II

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Generals in the Making: How Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Their Peers...

Benjamin Runkle

History; Second World War

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This book is is first comprehensive history of te United States' World War II generals between the wars, covering not only... [more]

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents...

Corey Brettschneider

History; Politics & government

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An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting-or running-for our highest... [more]

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

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Growing Up Queer in Australia

Benjamin Law

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Society & culture: general

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'No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.' 'The mantle of queer migrant compelled... [more]

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments

Ashley Hay

Reportage & collected journalism; History

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Griffith Review 65: Crimes and Punishments tells stories of reform and possibility from inside our institutions, from the... [more]

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Godless

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Godless

Paul Ham

History

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IN FEBRUARY 1534 a radical religious sect whose disciples were being persecuted throughout Europe seized the city of M nster,... [more]

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design and Architecture

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Bauhaus Diaspora And Beyond: Transforming Education through Art, Design...

Andrew McNamara, Harriet Edquist

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Fifteen thematic essays and twenty individual case studies bring to light a tremendous amount of new archival material in... [more]

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

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First, they Erased Our Name: A Rohingya speaks

Habiburahman, Sophie Ansel

Memoirs; History; Refugees & political asylum; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; International humanitarian law

Paperback

For the first time, a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people [more]

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Putin's Killers: The Kremlin and the Art of Political Assassination

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Putin's Killers: The Kremlin and the Art of Political Assassination

Amy Knight

True crime; History

Paperback

Amy Knight traces Putin's journey from the Federal Security Service (FSB) in the late 1990s to his subsequent rise to absolute... [more]

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Changing Fortunes: A History of the Australian Treasury

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Changing Fortunes: A History of the Australian Treasury

Paul Tilley

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Public finance

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Treasury has been at the centre of every major economic policy issue the Australian Government has faced, its role evolving... [more]

$44.99

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The Slow Moon Climbs: The Science, History, and Meaning of Menopause

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The Slow Moon Climbs: The Science, History, and Meaning of Menopause

Susan Mattern

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Medicine; History of science; Evolution; Women's health

Hardback

Taking readers from the rainforests of Paraguay to the streets of Tokyo, Mattern draws on historical, scientific, and cultural... [more]

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Killing for the Republic: Citizen-Soldiers and the Roman Way of War

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Killing for the Republic: Citizen-Soldiers and the Roman Way of War

Steele Brand

History; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

A sweeping political and cultural history, Killing for the Republic closes with a compelling argument in favor of resurrecting... [more]

$79.99

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Dress in the Age of Jane Austen: Regency Fashion

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Dress in the Age of Jane Austen: Regency Fashion

Hilary Davidson

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Literary studies: general; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Gender studies: women

Hardback

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated examination of dress, clothing, fashion, and sewing in the Regency seen through... [more]

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown

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The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet...

Nick Barratt

History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

Paperback

'A vivid and humane study of the Plantagenets' diabolical and devious first family - a real joy to read.' Dan Jones, author... [more]

$24.99

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

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Yemen in Crisis: The Road to War

Helen Lackner

History; Middle Eastern history; International relations

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Expert analysis of Yemen's social and political crisis, with profound implications for the fate of the Arab World [more]

$34.99

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

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Roman Army Units in the Western Provinces (2): 3rd Century AD

Raffaele D'Amato (Author)

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

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The first in a series of books that studies the actual units stationed in each Roman province, perfect for anyone interested... [more]

$24.99

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists

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Hitler's British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth...

Tim Tate

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

The first authoritative account of a well-kept secret: the British Fifth Column and its activities during the Second World... [more]

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