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  • Justin Marozzi

    Baghdad

    $33.00

    Over thirteen centuries, Baghdad has enjoyed both cultural and commercial pre-eminence, boasting artistic and intellectual sophistication and an ec...

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  • Norman Ohler

    Blitzed

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    The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping bestseller reveals, the entire Third Reich was...

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    Serhii Plokhy

    Chernobyl

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    On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities scrambled to understand...

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  • Niall Ferguson

    Colossus

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    Is America the new world empire? Presidents from Lincoln to Bush may have denied it but, as Niall Ferguson's brilliant and provocative book shows, ...

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  • Roderick Beaton

    Greece

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    We think we know ancient Greece, the civilisation that shares the same name and gave us just about everything that defines 'Western' culture today,...

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  • Brendan Simms

    Hitler

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    Adolf Hitler is one of the most studied men in history, and yet the most important things we think we know about him are wrong. As Brendan Simms's ...

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    Christopher Clark

    Iron Kingdom

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    Prussia began as a medieval backwater, but transformed itself into a major European power and the force behind the creation of the German empire, u...

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    Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Leadership

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    Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or does th...

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    Alex Kerr

    Lost Japan

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    An enchanting and fascinating insight into Japanese landscape, culture, history and future. Originally written in Japanese, this passionate, vividl...

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    Henry Kissinger

    On China

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    In 1971 Henry Kissinger took the historic step of reopening relations between China and the West, and since then has been more intimately connected...

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    Robert Bickers

    Out Of China

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    Even at the high noon of Europe's empires China managed to be one of the handful of countries not to succumb. Invaded, humiliated and looted, China...

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