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The Unwomanly Face of War

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The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the... [more]

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The Longest Afternoon

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The Longest Afternoon

Brendan Simms

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Military history

Hardback

Originally published: London, England: Allen Lane, 2014. [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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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire

Roger Crowley

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500

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A magisterial work of gripping history, City of Fortune tells the story of the Venetian ascent from lagoon dwellers to the... [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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The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

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The French Revolution and What Went Wrong

Stephen Clarke

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; French Revolution; Advocate - History

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An entertaining and eye-opening look at the French Revolution, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French... [more]

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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That decade was one of the most momentous in English history- it saw a religious break with the Pope, unprecedented use of... [more]

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers

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Larrikins in Khaki: Tales of Irreverence and Courage from World War II Diggers...

Tim Bowden

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military life & institutions; Advocate - History

Paperback

With a reputation for being hard to discipline, generosity to their comrades, frankness and sticking it up any sign of pomposity,... [more]

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second World War

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First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in the Second...

Alex Kershaw

History; European history; Second World War; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with a thrilling, action-heavy account... [more]

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Barbarians: Rebellion and Resistance to the Roman Empire

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Barbarians: Rebellion and Resistance to the Roman Empire

Dr Stephen P. Kershaw

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Advocate - History

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A fresh new look at the Roman Empire, from the point of view of those regarded by the Romans as 'barbarians'. Kershaw builds... [more]

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

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A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin

Simon Jenkins

History; British & Irish history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

Paperback

Originally published in 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House in the United Kingdom --Title page verso. [more]

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

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Black Snake: The Real Story of Ned Kelly

Leo Kennedy, Mic Looby

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Advocate - History

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Author Leo Kennedy is the great-grandson of Sergeant Michael Kennedy. Raised in the shadow of his great-grandfather's murder,... [more]

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The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900

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The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600-1900

T. M. Devine

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Eighteenth-century Scotland is famed for generating many of the enlightened ideas which helped to shape the modern world.... [more]

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in 1945

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Mass Suicide of Ordinary Germans in...

Florian Huber

History; European history; Second World War

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An important exploration of a shocking and previously unacknowledged chapter in German history. [more]

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d Azur, 1930 1944

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Chanel's Riviera: Life, Love and the Struggle for Survival on the Cote d...

Anne De Courcy

Biography; European history; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Bestselling social historian Anne de Courcy reveals the glamour and grit of the Second World War on the French Riviera [more]

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Viking London

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Viking London

Thomas Williams

History; British & Irish history; Archaeology by period & region

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Viking Britain author Thomas Williams returns with a brief history of the interaction between the Vikings and the British... [more]

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Philip Mansel

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: royalty; History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

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Louis XIV wanted to conquer time and space - to push the borders of France which he inherited out into Flanders, Burgundy... [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; Advocate - History

Hardback

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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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

Paperback

On the morning of 26 April 1986 Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history- the explosion of a reactor at the... [more]

$19.99

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1939: A People's History

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1939: A People's History

Frederick Taylor

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

Hardback

A vivid people's history of the twelve months leading up to the outbreak of war in 1939. [more]

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The Borgias: Power and Fortune

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The Borgias: Power and Fortune

Paul Strathern

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Advocate - History

Hardback

The sensational story of the rise and fall of one of the most notorious families in history, by the author of The Medici.... [more]

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

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Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

James Holland

History; European history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Battles & campaigns

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'James Holland is a master' BBC HistoryIt was to be the battle to end the air war once and for all. Big Week is the knife-edge... [more]

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Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950

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Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950

Agnes Poirier

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; History; European history; Social & cultural history

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Poirier brilliantly captures post-war Paris where everyone wished they... [more]

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

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Robert Menzies: The Art of Politics

Troy Bramston

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Australasian & Pacific history; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Hardback

A revelatory biography of Australia's longest-serving prime minister. [more]

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space

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Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear...

Mark Wolverton

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; Weapons & equipment; Nuclear weapons; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Last September the United States drew a thin curtain of radiation around the earth . . . the feat was regarded by some of... [more]

$53.95

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