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By Kynaston, David, author
Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2013
The late 1950s and early 1960s were a period in their own right: neither the stultifying 'high' Fifties nor the liberating 'high' Sixties, but instead...

By Burleigh, Michael, 1955- author
Book. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2013
The collapse of Western colonial empires after the Second World War led to any number of vicious struggles for power whose bloody consequences haunt us...

By Hubbard, Kate, 1963- author
Book. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2013
Seen through the eyes of 6 members of her household as she travelled between Windsor, Osborne and Balmoral, and to the French and Belgian courts, Queen...

By Nadir, Leilah, author
Book. English.
Published Vancouver, British Columbia: Simply Read Books, 2013
Leilah Nadir journeys to uncover her lost family roots in war-torn Iraq. Born to an Iraqi father and an English mother, raised in Britain and Canada,...

By Uglow, Jennifer S., author
Book. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2014
We know the thrilling, terrible stories of the battles of the Napoleonic wars - but what of those left behind? The people on a Norfolk farm, in a Yorkshire...

By Bryson, Bill, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Black Swan, 2014
Bill Bryson travels back in time to summer 1927 in America, the year America stepped out onto the wold stage, and tells a gripping narrative featuring...

By Boyd, Julia, 1948- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Elliott and Thompson Limited, 2018
The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt - of hope. How...

By Mishra, Pankaj, author
Hardback. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2017
How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS...

By McLynn, Frank, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2013
This is an incisive analysis cutting to the heart of Britain's most turbulent moments and looking at why Britain may have been brought to the brink at...

By Winder, Simon, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Picador, 2013
For centuries, much of Europe was in the hands of the peculiar Habsburg family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores, musicians...
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