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The New Yorker Book of the 50s
The New Yorker Book of the 50s
The cultural and political history of the 1950s, as told by the New Yorker.
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A Broken World
A Broken World
Edited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf, this is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World War.
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The Lives of the Famous and the Infamous
The Lives of the Famous and the Infamous
All you need to know about anyone who mattered from the highly respected and very popular current affairs magazine, The Week
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The Rise Of Rome
The Rise Of Rome
These new and revised translations capture Plutarch's elegant prose and narrative flair. In his introduction, Jeffrey Tatum discusses the purpose and style of the Lives, and Plutarch's research and historical sources.
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Military Dispatches
Military Dispatches
With maps and an introduction by military historian Charles Esdaile describing the extreme odds against Wellington, this book gives an unrivalled insight into a military genius, out-thinking his enemies at every turn.
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A Very British Killing
A Very British Killing A. T. Williams
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2013 This is the true story of a murder that sums up the stink of invading Iraq and why the Iraq story is far from over.
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The Civil War: The Final Year Told by Those Who Lived It
The Civil War: The Final Year Told by Those Who Lived It Aaron Sheehan-Dean
This final installment of the highly acclaimed four-volume series traces events from March 1864 to June 1865. It provides an incomparable portrait of a nation at war with itself, while illuminating the military and political events that brought the Union to final victory, and slavery and secession to their ultimate destruction.
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Abigail Adams: Letters: Library of America #275
Abigail Adams: Letters: Library of America #275 Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams: Letters presents 450 texts—including more than a hundred published here for the first time—chosen and annotated by acclaimed Adams biographer Edith Gelles. 
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Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II
Voices of the Pacific: Untold Stories from the Marine Heroes of World War II Adam Makos, Marcus Brotherton
With unprecedented access to the veterans, rare photographs, and unpublished memoirs, Voices of the Pacific presents true stories of heroism as told by such World War II veterans as Sid Phillips, R. V. Burgin, and Chuck Tatum . . .
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The Deluge
The Deluge Adam Tooze
The Deluge is both a brilliantly illuminating exploration of the past and an essential history for the present.
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The Last Fifty Miles
The Last Fifty Miles Adam Wakeling
The Last Fifty Miles is the riveting account of how, when it mattered most, Australia stood up to play a critical role in one of the most decisive victories of World War One. Told with immediacy, lyricism and a clear-eyed focus by a brilliant new talent in history writing, it relives an extraordinary, neglected chapter of Australia's past.
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