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Bismarck
Bismarck David J Bercuson, Holger H Herwig
A dramatic retelling of one of the key incidents in the Second World War.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche Curtis Cate
A brilliant new biography of one of the world's greatest and most controversial philosophers.
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The Italian Boy
The Italian Boy Sarah Wise
A fascinating historical investigation that brilliantly illuminates a macabre episode in 1830s London and brings the capital's underclass roaring back to life.
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Behind The Lines
Behind The Lines Russell Miller
This is the story of Special Operations in the Second World War as it has never been told before - directly by those who took part.
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A Rumor Of War
A Rumor Of War Philip Caputo
The original Vietnam memoir and a great classic of war literature with a new introduction from Kevin Powers – 40th Anniversary Edition
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Revolution In The Head
Revolution In The Head Ian MacDonald
This extraordinary work of popular criticism provides the story behind every single Beatles song ever recorded. Unprecedented and unparalleled.
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Modern Philosophy Roger Scruton
'Anyone interested in philosophy should read this book' Nicholas Bagnall, Sunday Telegraph
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A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie Neil Sheehan
'Superb. If you ever read just one history of the Vietnam war, read and admire and celebrate this one. ' John le Carre
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Animal Liberation
Animal Liberation Peter Singer
'An extraordinary book which has had extraordinary effects... Widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement' Independent on Sunday
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Riding The Retreat
Riding The Retreat Richard Holmes
A classic book from one of the most celebrated military historians.
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1066
1066 Frank McLynn
One of our best popular historian tells the remarkable story of the events that took place in 1066, probably the most famous date in English history.
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Nelson: A Dream of Glory
Nelson: A Dream of Glory John Sugden
The most comprehensive and thoroughly researched account ever written of Horatio Nelson's early career and rise to prominence.
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Witnesses Of War
Witnesses Of War Nicholas Stargardt
A major and original work of history - acclaimed in hardback - which investigates the lives of children under the Nazis.
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Clouds Of Glory
Clouds Of Glory Bryan Magee
Enormously attractive memoir of a working-class childhood in the 1930s by Bryan Magee - journalist, academic, philosopher, radio and television broadcaster, member of parliament and writer.
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Britain's Gulag
Britain's Gulag Caroline Elkins
A controversial and authoritative account of the waning days of British Empire in Kenya, and the little known destruction of thousands of Kenyans at the hands of the British.
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The Enemy at the Gate
The Enemy at the Gate Andrew Wheatcroft
Major historian Andrew Wheatcroft reveals the full story of four centuries of Ottoman incursions into the heartlands of Europe, culminating in the momentous 1683 Siege of Vienna.
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Downing Street Diary Volume Two
Downing Street Diary Volume Two Bernard Donoughue
The second volume of Bernard Donoughue's fascinating politcial diaries
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Postwar
Postwar Tony Judt
A magisterial and acclaimed history of Europe in our time, by one of our leading historians.
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The Closing Of The Western Mind Charles Freeman
'Entertaining... An excellent and readable account of the development of Christian doctrine' New York Times
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Codename Tricycle
Codename Tricycle Russell Miller
A gripping and colourful portrait of a celebrated, glamorous, and daring double-agent - possibly the inspiration for James Bond - who epitomised everything we associate with the life of the spy.
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Fascism
Fascism Roger Eatwell
'A solid-history of the movement in Italy and Germany, where it took root, and France and Britain, where it failed to flourish.'Ian Thomson, The Guardian 'Mr Eatwell is a learned and careful scholar who has read a formidable list of sources, often very recondite, and he handles his material judiciously'Hugh Trevor-Roper, Sunday Telegraph
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Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon Pam Hirsch
The first biography of the passionate and unconventional Victorian feminist leader and artist, George Eliot's best friend.
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