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The naked shore: of the North Sea

By Blass, Tom, author
Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2017
Saturnine and quick-tempered, the formidable North Sea is often overlooked - even by those living within a stone's throw of its steel-grey waters. But...

Patrolling the Cold War Skies: Reheat Sunset

By Keeble, Philip
Published Fonthill Media, 2017
This book is set within the Cold War and is told through the lens of a RAF Pilot's Flying Log Book. It contains anecdotes that put flesh to the logbooks...

The Cold War: a world history

By Westad, Odd Arne, author
Book. English.
Published UK: Allen Lane, 2017
As Germany and then Japan surrendered in 1945 there was a tremendous hope that a new and much better world could be created from the moral and physical...

The hungry empire: how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world

By Collingham, E. M. (Elizabeth M.), author
Book. English.
Published London: The Bodley Head, 2017
The glamorous daughter of an African chief shares a pineapple with a slave trader. Surveyors in British Columbia eat tinned Australian rabbit. Diamond...

Between the wars, 1919-1939

By Ziegler, Philip, author
Book. English.
Published London: MacLehose Press, 2017
At the end of 1918 one prescient American historian began to write a history of the Great War. 'What will you call it?' he was asked. 'The First World...

Mapping the past: a search for five brothers at the edge of empire

By Drazin, Charles, 1960- author
Book. English.
Published London: Arrow Books, 2017
Following his mother's death, Charles Drazin discovered a battered suitcase in his loft bearing the initials of his grandfather, a man he never knew....

The best of times, the worst of times: a history of now

By Burleigh, Michael, 1955- author
Book. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2017
In the decades since the end of the Second World War, it has been widely assumed that the western model of liberal democracy and free trade is the way...

How did we get into this mess?: politics, equality, nature

By Monbiot, George, 1963- author
Book. English.
Published London: Verso, 2017
George Monbiot is one of the most vocal, and eloquent, critics of the current consensus. In this selection from his journalism over the last seven years...

Easternisation: war and peace in the Asian century

By Rachman, Gideon, author
Book. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2017
New [edition]. / with a new preface by the author All formats and editions (2)
The West's domination of world politics is coming to a close. The flow of wealth and power is turning from West to East and a new era of global instability...

Secret marvels of the world

Book. English.
Published Carlton, Victoria: Lonely Planet Global Limited, 2017
1st edition
Featuring communist bunkers, burning gas craters and at least one sponge-rock fluorescent grotto built by Polish monks, this book reveals weird and wonderful...
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