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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the...

John Preston

History; Political corruption

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In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time... [more]

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

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Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East

Christopher Davidson

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

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Who is to blame for the failure of the Arab Spring and the rise of Islamic State? The answer lies far closer to home than... [more]

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The EU: An Obituary

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The EU: An Obituary

John R. Gilllingham

Politics & government; EU & European institutions; International economics

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A major account of the failings of the European Union - and why it has to go. [more]

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

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Company Confessions: The CIA, Secrecy and Memoir Writing

Christopher Moran

History; Espionage & secret services

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Christopher Moran examines why America's spies are so happy to spill the beans on the service, and looks at the damage done... [more]

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1964-73

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British Military Withdrawal and the Rise of Regional Cooperation in South-East...

S. Thompson

History; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Political structure & processes

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This book examines the links between Britain's withdrawal from its east of Suez role and the establishment of South-East Asian... [more]

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

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Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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Interest Representation in the European Union

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Interest Representation in the European Union

Justin Greenwood

Politics & government; EU & European institutions

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The fully revised third edition of this highly-acclaimed book provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the... [more]

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Making Globalisation

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Making Globalisation

Professor Robert Holton

Sociology & anthropology; Politics & government

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This book offers a clear and concise account of the key debates in the globalization literature, serving as an accessible... [more]

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

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The Great Successor: The Secret Rise and Rule of Kim Jong Un

Anna Fifield

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - History

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The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world's strangest and most elusive tyrant, Kim Jong Un, by the journalist... [more]

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

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A Political Philosophy: Arguments for Conservatism

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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In this timely new edition of his classic book A Political Philosophy, celebrated conservative philosopher Roger Scruton interrogates... [more]

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

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Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left

Roger Scruton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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What does the Left look like today and how has it evolved? Is there any foundation for resistance to its agenda without religious... [more]

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

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Spies and Stars: MI5, Showbusiness and Me

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

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The wickedly funny sequel to the MI5 and Me, described by Tatler as 'a stone cold comic classic', following the irrepressible... [more]

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

Christopher Hope

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Politics & government; Travel writing

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From one of South Africa's finest writers comes a powerful exploration of politics, race and population in the post-Apartheid... [more]

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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

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The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital

Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Robert Weick

Marxism & Communism

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In The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Karl Marx and Friedrich... [more]

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How Democracy Ends

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How Democracy Ends

David Runciman

Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Advocate - Politics

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'Scintillating ... thought-provoking ... one of the very best of the great crop of recent books on the subject.' - Observer... [more]

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

Billy Bragg

Literary essays; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Advocate - Politics

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He shows us that Freedom requires three dimensions to function: Liberty, Equality, and Accountability - and the result is... [more]

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic...

Kristen Ghodsee

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Ghodsee is going to start a revolution' Daisy Buchanan, author of The Sisterhood A witty, fiercely intelligent exploration... [more]

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream in a Land of War

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The Kabul Peace House: How a Group of Young Afghans are Daring to Dream...

Mark Isaacs

History; Social issues & processes; Human rights

Paperback

A story of peace in a land of unending war.<br /><br />This is a story of... [more]

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The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

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The US Lobby and Australian Defence Policy

Vince Scappatura

History; Geopolitics

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Australian society and its leaders generally take for granted the importance and value of this nation's relationship with... [more]

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

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I Spy: My Life in MI5

Tom Marcus

Biography; Memoirs; True war & combat stories; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

The explosive true story of life in MI5 from the number one bestselling author of Soldier Spy, Tom Marcus. [more]

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins, Armies and Operators

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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Definitive History of Secret CIA Assassins,...

Annie Jacobsen

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Political leaders & leadership; Espionage & secret services; Military intelligence

Paperback

The definitive, character-driven history of CIA covert operations and U.S. government-sponsored assassinations, from the author... [more]

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Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists

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Home Grown: How Domestic Violence Turns Men Into Terrorists

Joan Smith

Society & Social Sciences; Domestic violence; Terrorism, armed struggle

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An urgent manifesto revealing the link between domestic violence and terrorism by seasoned journalist and human rights campaigner... [more]

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century

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The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests...

Robert Kaplan

History; Politics & government

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In the major lead essay, recently released by the Pentagon's Office of Net Assessment, Robert D. Kaplan lays out a blueprint... [more]

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Friedman Papers 2019

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Friedman Papers 2019

Nicola (ed) Wright

Politics & government

Paperback

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Why Liberalism Failed

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Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

Paperback

One of the most important political books of 2018. --Rod Dreher, American Conservative [more]

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