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Triggered  by Donald Trump

Triggered

Donald Trump

Book

Trump, Jr. writes about the importance of fighting back and standing up for what you believe in. From his childhood summers in Communist Czechoslovakia that began his political thought process, to working on construction sites with his father, to the...

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Syria's secret library  by Mike Thomson

Syria's secret library

Mike Thomson

Book

Daraya lies on the fringe of Damascus, just southwest of the Syrian capital. Yet for four years it lived in another world. Besieged by government forces early in the Syrian Civil War, its people were deprived of food, bombarded by heavy artillery, and...

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Uncle John Watson  by Colin Amodeo

Uncle John Watson

Colin Amodeo

Book

Colonial Akaroa was surprisingly cosmopolitan with enclaves of speakers of Maori, English, French and German. Migration and ship-jumping further added to the cultural mix. Shipping kept Akaroa and other Banks Peninsula settlements in contact with the...

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Last boat out of Shanghai  by Helen Zia

Last boat out of Shanghai

Helen Zia

Book

The dramatic, real-life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist Revolution--a precursor to the struggles faced by emigrants today. Shanghai has historically been China's jewel, its r...

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Fighting Churchill, appeasing Hitler  by Adrian (Historian) Phillips

Fighting Churchill, appeasing Hitler

Adrian (Historian) Phillips

Book

In Fighting Churchill, Appeasing Hitler Adrian Phillips presents a radical new view of the British policy of appeasement in the late 1930s. No one doubts that appeasement failed, but Phillips shows that it caused active harm - even sabotaging Britain...

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Matters of the heart by Angela Wanhalla

Matters of the heart

Angela Wanhalla

eBook

Philip Soutar died at Ypres in 1917. Before becoming a soldier, Soutar's life revolved around his farm at Whakatane, where he lived with his Maori wife Kathleen Pine in an?as-you-please marriage, uncelebrated by a clergyman'. Matters of the Heart introduces...

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A wonder to behold

A wonder to behold

Book

In the ancient Near East, expert craftspeople were more than technicians: they numbered among those special members of society who could access the divine. While the artisans’ names are largely unknown today, their legacy remains in the form of spect...

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Inside Trump's White House  by R. Douglas Wead

Inside Trump's White House

R. Douglas Wead

Book

After dozens of books and articles by anonymous sources, here, finally, is a history of the Trump White House, with the President and his staff talking openly and on the record. The book will include never-before-reported stories and scoops, including...

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Killing Hitler's Reich  by William Alan Webb

Killing Hitler's Reich

William Alan Webb

Book

In the dying days of World War Two, when the fate of nations was being decided by the triumvirate of Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Josef Stalin, Hitler’s Austrian homeland provided a scenic backdrop for the last stand of Army Group Sou...

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Crusaders  by Dan Jones

Crusaders

Dan Jones

Book

Dan Jones turns his attention to the history of the Crusades – the sequence of religious wars fought between the late eleventh century and late medieval periods, in which armies from European Christian states attempted to wrest the Holy Land from Islamic...

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A vital endeavour  by John Dixon

A vital endeavour

John Dixon

Book

Whilst the Gallipoli Campaign has received considerable interest over the years, the work of the Royal Engineers during that campaign has been largely overlooked. This book seeks to address this oversight to demonstrate the amount of engineering work...

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A civilised community by Margaret McClure

A civilised community

Margaret McClure

eBook

"Using departmental archives ... traces the history of social security policy in New Zealand from the introduction of the old-age pension in 1898 ... up to the recent benefit cuts & the superannuation referendum of 1997. It explores both the major in...

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The origins of the Maori Wars by Keith Sinclair

The origins of the Maori Wars

Keith Sinclair

eBook

Keith Sinclair's The Origins of the Maori Wars is a fascinating account of the Waitara purchase and the cause of war in Taranaki in 1860. The seeds of conflict were sown in the earliest days of European settlement in New Zealand, when colonists arrived...

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Kinds of peace by Keith Sinclair

Kinds of peace

Keith Sinclair

eBook

It considers the effect of the wars on the Maori people of Waikato, Taranaki, and Hawkes Bay, and draws heavily on Maori sources. Special emphasis is given to leaders Te Whiti and Tawhiao. Sinclair writes a challenging and eminently readable book. It...

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Pearl of China by Anchee Min

Pearl of China

Anchee Min

eBook

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The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race by Rob Mundle

The Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rob Mundle

eBook

One evening in May 1945, a small group of Sydney sailing enthusiasts decided that their planned post-Christmas cruise south to Hobart would be more enjoyable if they made it a race. And so began the story of a contest that quickly became ranked among...

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Learning from the Germans by Susan Neiman

Learning from the Germans

Susan Neiman

eBook

Susan Neiman's Learning from the Germans delivers an urgently needed perspective on how a country can come to terms with its historical wrongdoings. Neiman, who grew up as a white girl in the American South during the civil rights movement, is a Jewish...

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Makers and Takers by Rana Foroohar

Makers and Takers

Rana Foroohar

eBook

Was hat den Niedergang der US-Wirtschaft verursacht? CNN-Journalistin Rana Foroohar sagt: Die Probleme sind hausgemacht. Die "Makers", diejenigen, die Waren produzieren und Dienstleistungen anbieten, wurden über Jahrzehnte von den "Takers", der...

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Hollywood wants to kill you by Rick (Television presenter) Edwards

Hollywood wants to kill you

Rick (Television presenter) Edwards

eBook

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Winds of change by Peter Hennessy

Winds of change

Peter Hennessy

eBook

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Christmas at Highclere by Fiona Carnarvon

Christmas at Highclere

Fiona Carnarvon

eBook

Highclere Castle, known as 'the real Downton Abbey', bustles with activity at the best of times, but it is never more alive than at Christmas. Christmas at Highclere is a look behind the scenes at the routines and rituals that make the castle the most...

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Broken bargain by Kathleen Mary Day

Broken bargain

Kathleen Mary Day

eAudiobook

A history of major financial crises--and how taxpayers have been left with the billIn the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the US financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal government. Bankers gained a safety net in ...

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The Stuarts by Mike Walker

The Stuarts

Mike Walker

eAudiobook

Eleven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas telling the stories of Mary Queen of Scots and the Stuart royalsUnder the Stuarts, Britain entered the modern world. But with great change came turmoil, and for 111 years, the Stuart monarchs faced dynastic struggl...

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Genius and ink by Virginia Woolf

Genius and ink

Virginia Woolf

eAudiobook

FOREWORD BY ALI SMITH WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY FRANCESCA WADE Who better to serve as a guide to great books and their authors than Virginia Woolf? In the early years of its existence, the Times Literary Supplement published some of the finest writers ...

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Get tusked by Ken Caillat

Get tusked

Ken Caillat

eAudiobook

In this behind-the-scenes look at the making of Fleetwood Mac's epic, platinum-selling double album, Tusk, producers and engineers Ken Caillat and Hernan Rojas tell their stories of spending a year with the band in their new million-dollar studio trying...

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The age of illusions by Andrew J. Bacevich

The age of illusions

Andrew J. Bacevich

eAudiobook

A thought provoking and penetrating account of the post-Cold war follies and delusions that culminated in the age of Donald Trump, from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power. When the Cold War ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Washi...

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Bubble in the sun by Christopher Knowlton

Bubble in the sun

Christopher Knowlton

eAudiobook

Christopher Knowlton, author of Cattle Kingdom and former Fortune writer, takes an in-depth look at the spectacular Florida land boom of the 1920s and shows how it led directly to the Great Depression.The 1920s in Florida was a time of incredible exc...

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A year at the circus by Jon Sopel

A year at the circus

Jon Sopel

eAudiobook

Random House presents the audio edition of A Year at the Circus by Jon Sopel. Welcome to the White House.At the heart of Washington, there is a circus. It's raucous, noisy and full of clowns. Reporting on it is a daily cacophony. Four major stories can...

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The guilty feminist by Deborah Frances-White

The guilty feminist

Deborah Frances-White

eAudiobook

Sometimes we feel a bit like "I'm a feminist, but..." As in, "I'm a feminist, but I skipped the Women's March to buy face cream." As in, "I'm a feminist, but I've never found time to read Sylvia Plath (but I have watched fifteen seasons of Keeping Up...

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The hotel on Place Vendôme by Tilar J. Mazzeo

The hotel on Place Vendôme

Tilar J. Mazzeo

eBook

Established in 1898 in the heart of Paris on the Place Vendôme, the Hôtel Ritz instantly became an icon of the city frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses and risqué flappers, politicians, playboys, and princes. By the 1920s...

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Dingo firestorm  by Ian Pringle

Dingo firestorm

Ian Pringle

Book

On 23 November 1977, an armada of helicopters and aeroplanes took off from Rhodesian airbases and crossed the border into Mozambique. Their objective: to attack the headquarters of the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army, where thousands of enemy...

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The fall of Richard Nixon by Tom Brokaw

The fall of Richard Nixon

Tom Brokaw

Large Print

Tom Brokaw recounts the endgame of the Watergate scandal and the Nixon presidency in real time, from his perspective in the press corps as a young White House correspondent for NBC News. The last year of the Nixon presidency was filled with power pol...

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The plot against the president  by Lee Smith

The plot against the president

Lee Smith

Book

Investigative journalist Lee Smith tells the story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the commander-in-chief. While popular opinion holds that Russia subverted democratic processes during the 2016 elections, the real...

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Lives of the ancient Egyptians  by Toby A. H. Wilkinson

Lives of the ancient Egyptians

Toby A. H. Wilkinson

Book

The one hundred biographies included here give voice not only to ancient Egypt's rulers but also to the people who built the great monuments, staffed government offices, farmed, served in the temples, and fought to defend the country's borders. Spann...

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Growth  by Vaclav Smil

Growth

Vaclav Smil

Book

Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily large brains and the fortunes of our economies. Growth...

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The new arrival by Sarah Beeson

The new arrival

Sarah Beeson

Book

'I hadn't been in Hackney for 24 hours but I knew that the way I saw life and people had changed forever. There was such goodness here but there was a sadness I had never imagined before, and it wasn't even lunchtime yet '' On a hot summer's day in 1...

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Collins little book of Scottish history by John Abernethy

Collins little book of Scottish history

John Abernethy

eBook

From prehistoric Scotland to the 2014 referendum for independence, this little ebook covers all of the main events in Scottish history. A concise and excellent guide to Scottish history and how Scotland has come to be what it is today. Key events, people...

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The atlas of Ancient Rome

The atlas of Ancient Rome

Book

The Atlas of Ancient Rome provides a comprehensive archaeological survey of the city of Rome from prehistory to the early medieval period. Lavishly illustrated throughout with full-color maps, drawings, photos, and 3D reconstructions, this magnificen...

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Spymistress  by William Stevenson

Spymistress

William Stevenson

Book

She was stunning. She was ruthless. She was brilliant and had a will of iron. Born Vera Maria Rosenberg in Bucharest, she became Vera Atkins. William Stphenson, the spymaster who would later be known as "Intrepid", recruited her when she was twenty-three....

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Contact paradox  by Keith (Journalist) Cooper

Contact paradox

Keith (Journalist) Cooper

Book

What will happen if humanity makes contact with another civilization on a different planet? In The Contact Paradox, space journalist Keith Cooper tackles some of the myths and assumptions that underlie SETI--the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence....

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The power broker  by Robert A. Caro

The power broker

Robert A. Caro

Book

"The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro is a riveting and timeless account of power, politics and the city of New York by ‘the greatest political biographer of our times’ (Sunday Times) – chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 Best Non-Fiction Books...

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Cultural amnesia  by Clive James

Cultural amnesia

Clive James

Book

Containing over 100 original essays, organised by quotations from A to Z, 'Cultural Amnesia' illuminates, rescues, or occasionally destroys the careers of many of the greatest thinkers, humanists, musicians, artists, and philosophers of the 20th cent...

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Democracy and equality by Geoffrey R. Stone

Democracy and equality

Geoffrey R. Stone

eBook

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The color of compromise by Jemar Tisby

The color of compromise

Jemar Tisby

eAudiobook

These audio lectures are a unique learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook's direct narration of a book's text, The Color of Compromise: Audio Lectures includes high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important...

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Old new worlds by Judith Krummeck

Old new worlds

Judith Krummeck

eAudiobook

Old New Worlds intertwines the immigrant stories of the author and her great-great grandmother. Sarah Barker and her new husband sail from England in 1815 to minister to the indigenous Khoihoi in South Africa's Eastern Cape. In the midst of conflict,...

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The outsiders by Philipp Ther

The outsiders

Philipp Ther

eAudiobook

European history has been permeated with refugees. The Outsiders chronicles every major refugee movement since 1492, when the Catholic rulers of Spain set in motion the first mass flight and expulsion in modern European history. Philipp Ther provides...

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Great fortune by Daniel Okrent

Great fortune

Daniel Okrent

eAudiobook

In this hugely appealing book, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, acclaimed author and journalist Daniel Okrent weaves together themes of money, politics, art, architecture, business, and society to tell the story of the majestic suite of buildings that...

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Tehran children  by Mikhal Dekel

Tehran children

Mikhal Dekel

Book

The extraordinary true story of Polish-Jewish child refugees who escaped the Nazis and found refuge in Iran. More than a million Jews escaped east from Nazi occupied Poland to Soviet occupied Poland. There they suffered extreme deprivation in Siberian...

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Checkpoint Charlie  by Iain MacGregor

Checkpoint Charlie

Iain MacGregor

Book

Checkpoint Charlie is the story of the men and women - from both sides of the Cold War's political divide - who lived, served on, or escaped through the Berlin Wall during its life span (13th August 1961 - 9th November 1989). This physical monstrosity...

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A warning

A warning

Book

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation's capital. On September 5, 2018, the New York Times published a bombshell essay and...

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The lost boys  by Catherine Bailey

The lost boys

Catherine Bailey

Book

Berlin, September 1944. Ulrich von Hassell, former ambassador to Italy and a key member of the German Resistance, is executed for his part in an assassination plot against Hitler. In response to the attack, Himmler, leader of the SS, orders the arrest...

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Triumph of the Moon by Hutton Ronald

Triumph of the Moon

Hutton Ronald

eBook

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Windrush by Paul Arnott

Windrush

Paul Arnott

eBook

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Ghetto by Daniel B. Schwartz

Ghetto

Daniel B. Schwartz

eBook

Few words are as ideologically charged as "ghetto." It was initially synonymous with two cities: Venice, where the word was first used in conjunction with the segregation of the Jews in 1516, and Rome, where the ghetto survived as a compulsory instit...

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Genius & anxiety by Norman Lebrecht

Genius & anxiety

Norman Lebrecht

eBook

In a hundred-year period, a handful of men and women changed the way we see the world. Many of them are well known - Marx, Freud, Proust, Einstein, Kafka. Others have vanished from collective memory despite their enduring importance in our daily lives....

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Digging up Britain by Mike Pitts

Digging up Britain

Mike Pitts

eBook

Britain has long been obsessed with its own history and identity, as an island nation besieged by invaders from beyond the seas: the Romans, Vikings and Normans. The long saga of prehistory is often forgotten. But our understanding of our past is changing....

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Norse in the North Atlantic  by Ryan Sines

Norse in the North Atlantic

Ryan Sines

Book

Horned helmets. Pirates. Murderers. The Vikings are often depicted as fierce invaders who straddle the line between barbarians and civilized people. However, the Norse spread throughout Europe and Asia during the Middle Ages, taking with them new ideas....

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The Great War

The Great War

Book

The legacy of war is complex. From the late twentieth century as we moved closer to the centenary of the start of the First World War, Australia was swept by an ‘Anzac revival’ and a feverish sense of commemoration. In this book, leading historians reflect...

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The origins of the modern world  by Robert Marks

The origins of the modern world

Robert Marks

Book

This clearly written and engrossing book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world from 1400 to the present. Unlike most studies, which assume that the "rise of the West" is the story of the coming of the modern world, this histo...

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Chastise  by Max Hastings

Chastise

Max Hastings

Book

A brand new history of the Dambusters raid from best-selling and critically acclaimed military historian, Max Hastings. Operation Chastise, the destruction of the Mohne and Eder dams in north-west Germany by the RAF's 617 Squadron on the night of 16/17...

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Other people's politics  by J. A. Smith

Other people's politics

J. A. Smith

Book

How did Trump and Brexit go from laughable impossibilities to everyday reality? Why did digital media stop being cool and progressive, and become a reactionary, brainwashing nightmare? And, how did the Left get its act together and start winning again?...

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A brief history of Korea  by Michael J. Seth

A brief history of Korea

Michael J. Seth

Book

Exploring Korean history from its ancient roots to the present day, A Brief History of Korea is the story of a people with a rich and united culture that has become two Koreas in modern times - one isolated and secretive and the other among the world's...

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Timelines  by John Haywood

Timelines

John Haywood

Book

An original new way of appreciating the vast series of events that have shaped world history, allowing complete and quick comparability between different periods and regions. In Timelines, John Haywood presents a grand sweep of global history in an i...

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The story of the British Isles in 100 places  by Neil Oliver

The story of the British Isles in 100 places

Neil Oliver

Book

"The British Isles, this archipelago of islands, is to Neil Oliver the best place in the world. From north to south, east to west, it cradles astonishing beauty. The human story here is a million years old and counting. But the tolerant, easygoing peace...

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In conversation by Rowan Williams

In conversation

Rowan Williams

eBook

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The Season by Kristen Richardson

The Season

Kristen Richardson

eBook

In this enthralling history of the debutante ritual, Kristen Richardson sheds new light on contemporary ideas about women and marriage. Kristen Richardson, from a family of debutantes, chose not to debut. But as her curiosity drove her to research th...

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Chinese Communist Espionage by Peter L. Mattis

Chinese Communist Espionage

Peter L. Mattis

eBook

"This is the first book of its kind that employs hundreds of Chinese sources to explain the history and current state of Chinese Communist intelligence operations. It profiles the leaders, top spies, and important operations in the history of China's...

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The ghost ships of Archangel by William Geroux

The ghost ships of Archangel

William Geroux

eBook

"On the fourth of July, 1942, four Allied ships traversing the Arctic separated from their decimated convoy to head further north into the ice field of the North Pole, seeking safety from Nazi bombers and U-boats in the perilous white maze of ice flo...

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S.P.Q.R. by Mary Beard

S.P.Q.R.

Mary Beard

eAudiobook

Beard explores ancient Rome and how its citizens adapted the notion of imperial rule, invented the concepts of citizenship and nation, and made laws about those traditionally overlooked in history, including women, slaves, and criminals.

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Killer high by Peter Andreas

Killer high

Peter Andreas

eBook

" There is growing alarm over how drugs increasingly empower terrorists, insurgents, traffickers, and gangs. But by looking back not just years and decades but centuries, Peter Andreas reveals that the drugs-conflict nexus is actually an old story, and...

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Wicked city by Nicholas Hewitt

Wicked city

Nicholas Hewitt

eBook

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The cult of Trump  by Steven Hassan

The cult of Trump

Steven Hassan

Book

Over his years as president, Trump's behavior has become increasingly alarming, yet many of his followers remain blindly devoted. Beyond his lies and narcissism there is a familiar pattern-- or a cult leader and his followers. Hassan draws parallels ...

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Where's my guitar? by Bernie Marsden

Where's my guitar?

Bernie Marsden

eAudiobook

A fascinating insight into the golden-age of 1970s and 80s rock and roll told through the eyes of music legend Bernie Marsden and, most notably, his role in establishing one of the world's most famous rock bands of all time - Whitesnake. Bernie Marsden...

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To plea or not to plea  by Daphne Barak

To plea or not to plea

Daphne Barak

Book

Daphne Barak reveals why Rick Gates pled guilty in the Mueller probe and the lasting repercussions of this ordeal. Rick Gates joined the Trump campaign with Paul Manafort, with whom he had worked for some time. In fact, Gates’ first career job was as...

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The end is always near  by Dan Carlin

The end is always near

Dan Carlin

Book

A journey back in time that explores what happened -- and what could have happened -- from creator of the wildly-popular podcast Hardcore History and 2019 winner of the iHeartRadio Best History Podcast Award.

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Puligny-Montrachet  by Simon Loftus

Puligny-Montrachet

Simon Loftus

Book

Combining a history of the village with a detailed study of the vines, this is a fascinating snapshot of a way of life that is disappearing. The sleepy village of Puligny-Montrachet produces the greatest white wines in Burgundy, famous throughout the...

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First World War  by Peter Chasseaud

First World War

Peter Chasseaud

Book

Follow the conflict of the World War 1 from 1914-1918 with expert commentary, photographs and a unique collection of historical maps. Published in association and including material from the archives of the Imperial War Museum. Over 200 photographs and...

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Second World War  by Peter Chasseaud

Second World War

Peter Chasseaud

Book

Follow the conflict of World War 2 from 1939 to 1945 through a unique collection of historical maps, expert commentary and photographs. Published in association and including material from the archives of the Imperial War Museum, London. Over 200 pho...

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Coniston  by Michael Bradley

Coniston

Michael Bradley

Book

'Mowed them down wholesale!' With these words, a judge summed up the last great punitive massacre of Aboriginal people in Australia. Coniston, Central Australia, 1928: the murder of an itinerant prospector at this isolated station by local Warlpiri triggered...

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Warrior  by Edoardo Albert

Warrior

Edoardo Albert

Book

Warrior tells the story of forgotten man, a man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh castle in Northumberland. It is the story of a violent time when Britain was defining itself in waves of religious fervour, scattered triba...

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Kremlin winter  by Robert Service

Kremlin winter

Robert Service

Book

Vladimir Putin has dominated Russian politics since Boris Yeltsin relinquished the presidency in his favour in May 2000. He served two terms as president, before himself relinquishing the post to his prime minister, Dimitri Medvedev, only to return t...

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Saving Bravo  by Stephan Talty

Saving Bravo

Stephan Talty

Book

The untold story of the most important rescue mission not just of the Vietnam War, but the entire Cold War: one American aviator, who knew our most important secrets, crashed behind enemy lines and was sought by the entire North Vietnamese and Russian...

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Big sister, little sister, red sister  by Jung Chang

Big sister, little sister, red sister

Jung Chang

Book

The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that ‘One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country’,...

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Silk and cotton by Susan Meller

Silk and cotton

Susan Meller

eBook

The traditional textiles of Central Asia are an unknown treasure. Documenting their history, use and meaning, author Susan Meller explains how the people of the region created textiles that related to every aspect of their way of life, from ceremonial...

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Renia's diary by Renia Spiegel

Renia's diary

Renia Spiegel

eAudiobook

"The long-hidden diary of a young Polish woman's last days during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into English, with a foreword from American Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt. Renia Spiegel was a young girl from an upper-middle class...

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The knowledge solution. Australian history

The knowledge solution. Australian history

eBook

What can we learn from recurring events across the recent history of Australia, of colonisation, nationalism, racism, fighting on foreign shores, land booms, industrial campaigns and culture wars? Arguments about the discipline of Australian History,...

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Bill and Horrie by Roland Perry

Bill and Horrie

Roland Perry

eBook

Two bestselling stories of Australian animals during wartime, now in one volume.

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MiG Alley by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

MiG Alley

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

eAudiobook

Of the many myths that emerged following the end of the Korean War, the prevailing one in the West was that of the absolute supremacy of U.S. Air Force pilots and aircraft over their Soviet-supplied opponents. The claims of the 10:1 victory-loss ratio...

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Great medieval mystics by Christopher R. Fee

Great medieval mystics

Christopher R. Fee

eAudiobook

As a profound attempt to enter into personal communion with the divine, mysticism tends to transcend not only the boundaries of human existence but also human language. And yet efforts to convey the indescribable beauty and intensity of mystical expe...

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Sam Walton by Sam Walton

Sam Walton

Sam Walton

eAudiobook

Dies ist die aussergewöhnliche Geschichte von Sam Walton, eines mutigen Unternehmers, der Anfang der 1960er durch die Gründung von Walmart die Welt der Supermärkte und Einzelhändler aus den Angeln hob - lange vor Amazon. In Sam Walton verschafft er den...

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Churchill's secret warriors by Damien Lewis

Churchill's secret warriors

Damien Lewis

eAudiobook

In the bleak moments of winter 1939, Winston Churchill knew that Britain had to strike hard. So Britain's wartime leader called for the development of a completely new kind of warfare, recruiting a band of eccentric free-thinking warriors to become the...

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Banned by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

Banned

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

eAudiobook

Within days of taking office, President Donald J. Trump published or announced changes to immigration law and policy. Banned examines the tool of discretion, or the choice a government has to protect, detain, or deport immigrants, and describes how the...

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