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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

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]

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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

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

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HSC Ancient History Study Guide

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HSC Ancient History Study Guide

Brian Brennan

History; Educational material

Paperback

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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

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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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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

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When Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead,... [more]

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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

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The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile Under the Tsars

Daniel Beer

History; European history; Penology & punishment

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The House of the Dead is a history of Siberia with a focus on the last four tsars (1801-1917). Daniel Beer explores the massive... [more]

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The Liberation of Europe 1944-1945: The Photographers Who Captured History from D-Day to Berlin

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The Liberation of Europe 1944-1945: The Photographers Who Captured History...

Mark Barnes

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

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Showcases the extraordinary and highly significant archive of photographs taken by Times photographers as Europe was liberated... [more]

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

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Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's Campaign for Peace

Alex Von Tunzelmann

History; General & world history; African history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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A history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a tale of conspiracy and revolutions,... [more]

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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg

History; History of the Americas; Social classes

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A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged... [more]

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The Three Battles of Wanat: And Other True Stories

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The Three Battles of Wanat: And Other True Stories

Mark Bowden

Literary essays; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Afghan War; Society & culture: general; Political science & theory

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Includes previously published essays from various periodicals, such as The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Vanity fair, Philadelphia... [more]

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine

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The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings...

Dan Bongino

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Crime & criminology; Politics & government

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The New York Times bestseller! The Fight shines a much needed light on the troubling games DC politicians and insiders play... [more]

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City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

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City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

Ben Rawlence

History; African history

Hardback

Originally published in Great Britain by Portobello Books. [more]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

General & world history; History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it.... [more]

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The Double Life of Fidel Castro: My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El Lider Maximo

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The Double Life of Fidel Castro: My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El...

Axel Gylden

Biography: historical, political & military; History

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A revelatory memoir of the 17 years Juan Sanchez spent as one of Fidel Castro's personal soldiers, in his innermost circle... [more]

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history

Hardback

A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

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SPQR: A Roman Miscellany

Anthony Everitt

History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

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A moreishly entertaining and richly informative miscellany of facts about Rome and the Roman world. [more]

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

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Churchill's First War: Young Winston and the Fight Against the Taliban

Con Coughlin

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign [more]

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Cities of Vesuvius: Interpreting the Evidence

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Cities of Vesuvius: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

A comprehensive textbook based on the most up-to-date scholarship and designed for senior students studying Pompeii and Herculaneum.... [more]

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Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power

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Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power

Steve Coll

History; Energy industries & utilities

Paperback

An extraordinary and monumental expos of Big Oil from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Coll ( The Washington Post ). In... [more]

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A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy

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A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the...

Helen Rappaport

Biography: royalty; History

Paperback

As she did in her critically acclaimed The Last Days of the Romanovs, Rappaport brings a compelling documentary feel to... [more]

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

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Iran: From Theocracy to the Green Movement

Negin Nabavi

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

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Negin Nabavi brings together essays written by experts and scholars that shed light on the many transformations that Iran... [more]

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing

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Globalizing Ideal Beauty: Women, Advertising, and the Power of Marketing...

D. Sutton

History: specific events & topics; Advertising

Paperback

Globalizing Ideal Beauty is the forgotten history of a group of women copywriters whose successful ad campaigns went international... [more]

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

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The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy...

David Nasaw

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas

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Examines the life of Joseph P Kennedy, the founder of the twentieth century's most famous political dynasty. This book tells... [more]

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

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Gallipoli: Command Under Fire

Edward J. Erickson

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

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Unique among World War I campaigns, the fighting at Gallipoli brought together a modern amphibious assault and multi-national... [more]

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Spartan Society: Interpreting the Evidence

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Spartan Society: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

<div>The popular image of a simple and austere soldier's life in barracks Sparta has been seriously questioned in the last... [more]

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