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Black and British: An Untold Story
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David Olusoga
 
A Waterstones History Book of the Year In Black and British, award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers readers a rich and revealing exploration of...
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Rasputin: The Biography
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A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. The spectre of the lustful Siberian holy man and...
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Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews...
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David Cesarani
 
David Cesarani's Final Solution is an intelligent and thought-provoking short history of the Holocaust. Not only does David Cesarani draw together and engage with the...
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But You Did Not Come Back
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Marceline Loridan-Ivens; Sandra Smith
 
In 1944, at the age of fifteen, Marceline Loridan-Ivens was arrested in occupied France, along with her father. They were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland, and forcibly separated. Though he...
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Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City...
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A timely and engaging look at the new China told through the stories of its ordinary people.
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Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China
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Alec Ash
 
As read on BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. This is the generation that will change China. The youth, over 320 million of them in their teens and...
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A People's History of the French...
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A bold new history of the French Revolution from the standpoint of the peasants, workers, women and sans culottes
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Thomas More: A Very Brief History
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John Guy
 
Concise historical introduction to Thomas More and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.
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The Holocaust: A New History
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Laurence Rees
 
This landmark work answers two of the most fundamental questions in history - how, and why, did the Holocaust happen? Laurence Rees has spent twenty-five years ...
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Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh...
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Kathryn Hughes
 
'A work of formidable scholarship that propels the reader from idea to idea. Reading it is like unravelling the bandages on a mummy to find the face of the past...
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A People's Tragedy: The Russian...
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Orlando Figes
 
Opening with a panorama of Russian society, from the cloistered world of the Tsar to the brutal life of the peasants, this book follows workers, soldiers, intellectuals and villagers as...
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
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Yuval Noah Harari
 
Examines our future with the author's trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. This book explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first...
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The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life
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John Le Carre
 
With a journey into the worlds of his 'secret sharers' - the men and women, who inspired some of his most enthralling novels - and a testament to the author's...
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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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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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