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Worktown: The Astonishing Story of ...
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The astonishing story of the 1930s project that gave birth to Mass Observation
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Curiocity: In Pursuit of London
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Matt Lloyd-Rose; Henry Eliot
 
Curiocity is a new A to Z exploring every aspect of life in London. Its 26 chapters weave together the city's stories with striking reflections, practical ideas and...
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Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted...
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The author grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father. As his memory begins to fail, she embarks on a quest to unravel his story. In this title...
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Rise of the Machines: The Lost ...
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Thomas Rid
 
Thomas Rid's revelatory history of cybernetics pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology, from the invention of radar and pilotless flying bombs in...
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Army Wives: From Crimea to...
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Midge Gillies
 
Following the lives of the women behind the men in uniform, Army Wives examines what it really means to be part of the 'army family'.
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The Unwritten Order: Hitler's Role in...
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The Holocaust differs from other genocides in recent history for one main reason: there is no other example in which a minority was annihilated systematically and as...
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Caught in the Revolution
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Helen Rappaport
 
Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd was in turmoil. Many journalists, businessmen, volunteer nurses and expatriate socialites kept diaries and wrote letters...
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The French Revolution: From...
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Ian Davidson
 
The fall of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 has become the commemorative symbol of the French Revolution. But this violent and random act was unrepresentative of the ...
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Herring Tales: How the Silver ...
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Donald S. Murray
 
Scots like to smoke or salt them. The Dutch love them raw. Swedes look on with relish as they open bulging, foul-smelling cans to find them curdling within. Jamaicans...
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Vampyres: Genesis and Resurrection...
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Christopher Frayling
 
Offers a comprehensive and illustrated history and anthology of vampires in literature, from the folklore of Eastern Europe to the Romantics and beyond. The author recounts the most significant moments...
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Londoners: The Days and Nights of...
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Craig Taylor
 
An extraordinary group portrait of London today: a book as rich, dynamic, lively, and diverse as the city itself.
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Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin...
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Olivia Williams
 
A colourful and fascinating history of our favourite spirit told through the life and times of our capital city.
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The Edge of the World: How the North...
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Michael Pye
 
Features a story of saints and spies, of fishermen and pirates, traders and marauders - and of how their wild and daring journeys across the North Sea built the world...
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Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the...
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Svetlana Alexievich; Anna Gunin; Arch...
 
On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. While officials tried to hush up the accident, the author spent years collecting testimonies from...
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A Spy Among Friends: Philby and the...
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Ben Macintyre
 
Kim Philby was the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history. Agent, double agent, traitor and enigma, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations ...
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