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By Snow, Peter, 1938-
Book. English.
Published London: John Murray, 2011
This is the seven-year campaign that saved Europe from Napoleon told by those who were there. What made Arthur Duke of Wellington the military genius...

By Hilsum, Lindsey
Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2012
The overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi has been one of the 21st-century's defining moments. This book traces the history of his strange regime from its beginnings...

By Burke, Jason
Book. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2012
Throughout the 1990s a vast conflict was brewing. The storm broke on September 11th 2001. Since then much of the world has seen invasions, bombings, battles...

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 Annal, David, author
Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2012
2nd edition
This guide is for everyone interested in their ancestors whose research has not yet begun, or is in its early stages. David Annal introduces all the relevant...

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 Marshall, Dan (Daniel Joseph), 1982- author
Book. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2015
At 25, Dan left his 'spoiled white asshole' life in LA to look after his dying parents in Salt Lake City, Utah. His mother, who had already been battling...

By Kemp, Hilda, author
Book. English.
Published London: Orion, 2015
In 1950s and 60s Bermondsey, the fish-and-chip shop was at the centre of the community. And at the heart of the chippy itself was 'Hooray' Hilda Kemp,...

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 Roxburgh, Angus, author
Book. English.
Published London: I.B. Tauris, 2013
New & updated edition
Former BBC Moscow correspondent Angus Roxburgh charts the dramatic fight for Russia's future under Vladimir Putin. He argues that the West threw away...
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