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Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline

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Tired of Winning: A Chronicle of American Decline

Richard Cooke

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

Paperback

Polarised, enraged and... [more]

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Confirmation Bias: Inside Washington's War Over the Supreme Court, from Scalia's Death to Justice Kavanaugh

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Confirmation Bias: Inside Washington's War Over the Supreme Court, from...

Carl Hulse

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structure & processes; Constitution: government & the state; Central government

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The Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times presents a richly detailed, news-breaking, and conversation-changing... [more]

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

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Codeword Overlord: Axis Espionage and the D-Day Landings

Nigel West

History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services; Battles & campaigns

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A vital reassessment of Axis intelligence released for the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, using newly declassified... [more]

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Two Suns of the Southwest: Lyndon Johnson, Barry Goldwater, and the 1964 Battle between Liberalism and Conservatism

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Two Suns of the Southwest: Lyndon Johnson, Barry Goldwater, and the 1964...

Nancy Beck Young

History; Political ideologies; Constitution: government & the state; Elections & referenda

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Over time the presidential election of 1964 has come to be seen as a generational shift, a defining moment in which Americans... [more]

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Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

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Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary

Jonathan M. Hansen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Political leaders & leadership

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An intimate, revisionist portrait of the early years of Fidel Castro, showing how an unlikely young Cuban led his country... [more]

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JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist

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JB Chifley: An Ardent Internationalist

Julie Suares

Biography; Comparative politics; Political leaders & leadership

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Reveals the extraordinary convergence of worldviews of two fellow internationalists, former Australian Prime Minister JB Chifley... [more]

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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [more]

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

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An Irresistible Force: How Caroline Chisholm Helped Shape a Nation

Sarah Goldman

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Sociology: work & labour; Human rights

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A fresh, spirited and engaging biography of a fascinating and influential woman who was absolutely instrumental in shaping... [more]

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Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

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Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Jacquelyn Arnold, Daniel Finn, Michael Fitzpatrick

History; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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A companion piece to 2014's Against the grain, this collection of essays explores trajectories in the British far left from... [more]

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

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Living the Cold War: Memoirs of a British Diplomat

Sir Christopher Mallaby

Memoirs; History; The Cold War; Diplomacy

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New paperback edition - An insider's account of the Cold War as seen by a key diplomat abroad and in London. A privileged... [more]

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Emmanuel Macron and the Two Years That Changed France

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Emmanuel Macron and the Two Years That Changed France

Alistair Cole

History; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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This book looks at the period 2015-18 in French politics, which witnessed the emergence of a new political order centred on... [more]

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

David M. Lampton

History; Asian history; Social & cultural anthropology; Political structure & processes

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Tells the story of China's political elites from their own perspectives. Based on over five hundred interviews, this title... [more]

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

David B. Edwards

History; Islam; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology; Terrorism, armed struggle

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What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? In this... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

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

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Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History

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The Idea of the Muslim World: A Global Intellectual History

Cemil Aydin

History; Middle Eastern history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Islamic studies; Geopolitics

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As Cemil Aydin explains in this provocative history, it is a misconception to think that the world's 1.5 billion Muslims constitute... [more]

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The Woman's Hour

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The Woman's Hour

Elaine Weiss

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship

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The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional... [more]

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My Seditious Heart

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My Seditious Heart

Arundhati Roy

Literary essays; Politics & government

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In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati Roy's... [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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Working With Winston

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Working With Winston

Cita Stelzer

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A portrait of Winston Churchill as seen through the eyes of those who knew him best - the personal secretaries who worked... [more]

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Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development of His Work

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Karl Marx and the Birth of Modern Society: The Life of Marx and the Development...

Alex Locascio, Michael Heinrich

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Marxism & Communism

Hardback

For over a century, Karl Marx's critique of capitalism has been a crucial resource for social movements. Now, recent economic... [more]

$78.00

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A Twentieth-Century Crusade: The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe

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A Twentieth-Century Crusade: The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe...

Giuliana Chamedes

European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Politics & government

Hardback

Giuliana Chamedes offers the first comprehensive history of the Vatican's efforts to defeat the forces of secular liberalism... [more]

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China and Japan: Facing History

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China and Japan: Facing History

Ezra F. Vogel

History; Asian history; Political science & theory; International relations

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China and Japan have cultural and political connections that stretch back 1,500 years. But today they need to reset their... [more]

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The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America

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The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America

Jim Acosta

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Politics & government; Elections & referenda; Media, information & communication industries

Hardback

A New York Times bestseller.<br /><br />From CNN's veteran Chief White House... [more]

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We Had Such High Hopes: Student Activism and the Peace Movement 1949-1952

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We Had Such High Hopes: Student Activism and the Peace Movement 1949-1952...

Joyce Evans

History; Political activism

Hardback

Some think it all happened in the 1960s but Joyce Evans, acclaimed photographer of Australia's land and its people, goes back... [more]

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