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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

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Harlem 69: The Future of Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Music; Soul & R 'n' B; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Politics & government

Paperback

Harlem 69 brings Stuart Cosgrove's epic sixties trilogy to a dramatic conclusion... [more]

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Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism

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Cultural Backlash: Trump, Brexit, and Authoritarian Populism

Pippa Norris (Harvard University, Massachusetts), Ronald Inglehart (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

Sociology; Social, group or collective psychology; Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy

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What explains the rise of authoritarian populism in Europe and the US, including Trump and Brexit? The book argues that a... [more]

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The Price of Paradise

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The Price of Paradise

Iain Overton

Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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An urgent and pertinent exploration of how and why the suicide bomber has shaped the modern age, written by a multi-award... [more]

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

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False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East

Steven A. Cook

History; Political science & theory; Comparative politics; Political ideologies; Political structure & processes; Political activism

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In False Dawn, noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past... [more]

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The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats

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The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in...

Richard A Clarke, Robert K Knake

Central government policies; Espionage & secret services; Information technology industries; Science funding & policy

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An urgent new warning from two bestselling security experts--and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary... [more]

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The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

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The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

Mark B. Smith

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Russian Revolution; The Cold War; International relations

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Russia is an exceptional country, the biggest in the world. It is both European and exotic, powerful and weak, brilliant and... [more]

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American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump

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American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the...

Tim Alberta

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Elections & referenda; Political parties

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Politico Magazine's chief political correspondent [examines] the making of the modern Republican Party--how a decade of cultural... [more]

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Making Sense of the Alt-Right

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Making Sense of the Alt-Right

George Hawley (The American Conservative)

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Elections & referenda

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During the 2016 election, a new term entered the American political lexicon: alt-right. George Hawley provides an accessible... [more]

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

Jonathan Holslag

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; International trade

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For almost two decades, China has claimed that its expanding economy benefits Europe, stimulating European growth, exports,... [more]

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Spring

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Spring

Ali Smith

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Political activism

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Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The... [more]

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing

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A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [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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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a President and Presidential Power Ever Written

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Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream: The Most Revealing Portrait of a...

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political leaders & leadership

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by... [more]

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power

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In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global...

Alfred W. McCoy

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geopolitics

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The essential guide to how American foreign policy shaped the world and where it's left us [more]

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I Will Never See the World Again

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I Will Never See the World Again

Ahmet Altan

Biography; Memoirs; Prisons; Human rights

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First published in Great Britain by Granta Books, 2019. [more]

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

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The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

William I. Hitchcock

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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[This book] is the definitive account of [Eisenhower's] presidency, drawing extensively on declassified material... that explains... [more]

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

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A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx

Sven-Eric Liedman

Biography; Biography: general; Marxism & Communism

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Definitive new biography of Karl Marx. [more]

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories

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Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter's Journey Through the World of Truth...

Stephen Davis

True stories; Society & Social Sciences; Conspiracy theories; Political corruption; Press & journalism

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There is a war on truth and the liars are winning. Truthteller is an essential guide to how governments and corporations cover... [more]

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

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Dateline Kashmir: Inside the World's Most Militarised Zone

Dinesh Mohan, Harsh Mander, Navsharan Singh, Pamela Philipose, Tapan Bose

History; Armed conflict

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What is happening inside the world's most militarised zone?<br /><br />This... [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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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

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America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr.

Steven M. Gillon

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

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Through the lens of their decades-long friendship, the noted historian and New York Times-bestselling author examines John... [more]

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

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Advancing Australia: Ideas for a Better Country

John Watson, Amanda Dunn

History; Politics & government

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Politics in Australia is in a dire state. We have the diagnosis, but what's the cure? In this collection of essays, the country's... [more]

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy, Virginia Hall

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of WWII's Most Dangerous Spy,...

Sonia Purnell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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The incredible untold story of Virginia Hall, an American woman with a wooden leg who infiltrated Occupied France for the... [more]

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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller

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Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Akala

British & Irish history; Social classes; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Politics & government

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The Sunday Times bestseller on race and class in the UK, from the MOBO award-winning musician Akala [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

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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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