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Aftermath: Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945-1955

The internationally bestselling history of German life in the fallout of the Third Reich 'Magisterial, fascinating, humane - a brilliant book of the greatest importance and achievement' PHILIPPE ..

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Antwerp: The Glory Years

A rich history of Antwerp in the sixteenth century - 'the indispensable place in Europe' Before Amsterdam another North Sea city was the hub of the known world. Antwerp, writes Michael Pye, 'rapi..

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As Long As I Hope to Live

Through the discovery of a precious friendship album which belonged to 12-year-old Alie, a Jewish schoolgirl in Amsterdam, Claudia Carli has traced and preserved the lives of an entire class of girls,..

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Barbarossa: How Hitler Lost the War

The gripping tale of the campaign that determined the outcome of the Second World War Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of Russia in June 1941, was the largest military operation in history, its aim ..

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Berlin:  Story of a City

'An impressively clear and engaging biography of a fascinating city at the very centre of European history' Antony Beevor 'My only complaint is that it was so fascinating I wish it had been longer...

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Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space

'Suddenly, every previous biography has been superseded ... A spellbinding and completely authoritative account' COLIN BURGESS 'Brings to life the space race and the extraordinary story of Yuri G..

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Blood and Ruins: The Great Imperial War, 1931-1945

A bold new approach to the Second World War from one of its foremost historians Richard Overy sets out in Blood and Ruins to recast the way in which we view the Second World War and its origins a..

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Brief History of Britain 1851-2021: From World Power to ?

From the Great Exhibition's showcasing of British national achievement in 1851 to the opening ceremonies of the Olympics in Stratford in 2012 and on to Brexit, an insightful exploration of the transfo..

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Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future

The startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015 - A new translation by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait based on the revised text - On..

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Chernobyl: A Stalkers' Guide

Since the first atomic bomb was dropped, humankind has been haunted by the idea of nuclear apocalypse. That nightmare almost became reality in 1986, when an accident at the USSR's Chernobyl Nuclear Po..

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Colditz: The Full Story

In Colditz: The Full Story, Major Pat Reid brings together his extensive research and many dramatic discoveries about the supposedly escape-proof prisoner of war camp. From all walks of life, Be..

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Coming Of The Third Reich   Origins Triumph Impact


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Crown & Sceptre: New History of the British Monarchy from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II

'This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle' (William Shakespeare, Richard II) The British monarchy is the one of the most iconic and enduring institutions in the world. It has w..

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Crusaders: An Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

A history of the Crusades. From the bestselling author of The Templars . 'Voyages, battles, sieges and slaughter: Dan Jones's tumultuous and thrilling history of the crusades is one of th..

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Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe

For centuries much of Europe was in the hands of the very peculiar Habsburg family. An unstable mixture of wizards, obsessives, melancholics, bores, musicians and warriors, they saw off - through luck..

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Darkness Falling:  Strange Death of the Weimar Republic, 1930-33

A dramatic account of Germany's slide from parliamentary democracy to dictatorship, and the history of Weimar Berlin in the three years before the Nazi takeover. 'Gripping and all too timely' Ja..

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Death Pennies of the Lost Generation: The stories of men who made the ultimate sacrifice in WWI

Every serviceman or woman from the British Empire who died as a result of World War One was entitled to a bronze memorial plaque to be awarded to their next of kin. This memorial plaque came to be kno..

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Demon-Haunted Land, A

In the aftermath of World War II, a succession of mass supernatural events swept through a war-torn Germany. As millions were afflicted by a host of seemingly incurable maladies (including blindness a..

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Dressmakers of Auschwitz

The powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWI..

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Europe Against The Jews, 1880-1945

The Holocaust was perpetrated by the Germans, but it would not have been possible without the assistance of thousands of helpers in other countries: state officials, police, and civilians who eagerly ..

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Family Papers:  Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century

For centuries, the bustling port city of Salonica was home to the sprawling Levy family. As leading publishers and editors, they helped chronicle modernity as it was experienced by Sephardic Jews acro..

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Florentines: From Dante to Galileo, The

Between the birth of Dante in 1265 and the death of Galileo in 1642 something happened which transformed the entire culture of western civilisation. Painting, sculpture and architecture would all visi..

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Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Art and Hitler's first Mass-Murder Programme, The

'A riveting tale, brilliantly told' Philippe Sands The little-known story of Hitler's war on modern art and the mentally ill. In the first years of the Weimar Republic, the German psychiatrist Ha..

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Goering: The Iron Man

Published in the Bloomsbury Revelations series and featuring a new preface by the author, this classic biography by acclaimed historian Richard Overy takes the reader on a chilling journey into the he..

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Golden Maze:  biography of Prague

Beloved ABC broadcaster and bestselling author of Ghost Empire and Saga Land, Richard Fidler is back with a personally curated history of the magical city that is Prague. In 1989, Richard Fidler..

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Golden Maze: A biography of Prague, The

Beloved ABC broadcaster and bestselling author of Ghost Empire and Saga Land, Richard Fidler is back with a personally curated history of the magical city that is Prague. In 1989, Richard Fidle..

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Good Germans: Resisting the Nazis, 1933-1945

After 1933, as the brutal terror regime took hold, most of the two-thirds of Germans who had never voted for the Nazis - some 20 million people - tried to keep their heads down and protect their famil..

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Gravediggers: 1932, The Last Winter of the Weimar Republic

November 1932. With the German economy in ruins and street battles raging between political factions, the Weimar Republic is in its death throes. Its elderly president Paul von Hindenburg floats above..

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Gulag Archipelago, The: 50th Anniversary Edition

WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY JORDAN B. PETERSON'Solzhenitsyn?s masterpiece...The Gulag Archipelago helped create the world we live in today' Anne ApplebaumTHE OFFICIALLY APPROVED ABRIDGEMENT OF THE GULAG AR..

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Habsburgs, The: The Rise and Fall of a World Power

In The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world they built - and then lost - over nearly a millennium. From modest origins, the Habsburgs grew in power to gain control of..

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History of Marriage Equality in Ireland, The: A Social Revolution Begins

Ireland is the first country in the world to extend civil marriage to same sex couples through a public vote. The marriage equality referendum saw record numbers turn out to register their votes inclu..

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Hitler and Stalin: The Tyrants and the Second World War

The bestselling historian on the dramatic wartime relationship - and shocking similarities - between two tyrants This compelling book on Hitler and Stalin - the culmination of thirty years' work ..

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Hitler Conspiracies: The Third Reich and the Paranoid Imagination, The

Renowned historian Richard Evans puts 'fake news' in historical perspective in this challenging and illuminating study The idea that nothing happens by chance in history, that everything that occ..

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Hitler Years ~ Disaster 1940-1945

The second volume in a new narrative of the rise and catastrophic fall of the Nazi regime by a respected expert on the Third Reich. 'This is a book of big themes, big ideas and world changing ev..

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Hitler Years ~ Triumph 1933-1939, The

A new narrative of the rise and catastrophic fall of the Nazi regime: a twelve-year descent into barbarism, genocide and aggressive war that cost over 50 million lives. 'One of the books of th..

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Hitler's Third Reich in 100 Objects: A Material History of Nazi Germany

Hitler's Third Reich is still the focus of numerous articles, books and films: no regime of the twentieth century has prompted such interest or such a body of literature. Collated and presented by ..

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House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism, A

'Moorehead paints a wonderfully vivid and moving portrait of the women of the Italian Resistance' MAX HASTINGS, SUNDAY TIMESThe extraordinary story of the courageous women who spearheaded the Italian ..

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Infiltrators:  Lovers Who Led Germany's Resistance Against the Nazis

A Daily Telegraph History Book of the Year 'An astonishing story... brilliantly told' - Antony Beevor 'Gripping... Will appeal to anyone who relishes Ben Macintyre's tales of wartime espiona..

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Invention of Sicily: A Mediterranean History, The

Sicily has always acted as a gateway between Europe and the rest of the world. Fought over by the Phoenicians and Greeks, the Romans, Goths and Byzantines, Arabs and Normans, Germans, Spanish and the ..

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Ireland's Forgotten Past: A History of the Overlooked and Disremembered

Why did the Romans never try to conquer Ireland? Why did the King of Spain give his name to an Irish county? And how did brandy change the course of Irish history? Turtle Bunbury explores unexpected c..

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Just: how six unlikely heroes saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, The

The remarkable story of how a consul and his allies helped save thousands of Jews from the Holocaust in one of the greatest rescue operations of the twentieth century. In May 1940, Jan Zwartendij..

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King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV

Louis XIV dominated his age. He extended France's frontiers into Netherlands and Germany, and established colonies overseas. The stupendous palace he built at Versailles became the envy of monarchs a..

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Language of Thieves:  Story of Rotwelsch and One Family's Secret History

Since the Middle Ages, vagrants and thieves in Central Europe have spoken Rotwelsch, a secret language influenced by Yiddish and written in rudimentary signs. When Martin Puchner inherited a family ar..

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Last Days in Old Europe: Trieste '79, Vienna '85, Prague '89

In 1979 Richard Bassett set out on a series of adventures in central Europe which allowed him to savour the last embers of the cosmopolitan old Hapsburg lands and gave him a ringside seat at the fall ..

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Last Duel:  True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France

The gripping, atmospheric true story of the duel to end all duels- a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight's beautiful young wife. Soon to be a major m..

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Last Survivor, The

Perfect for readers of Last Stop Auschwitz, The Volunteer and The Tattooist of Auschwitz. The awe-inspiring and gripping true story of the young man who survived not one, but three concent..

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Light of Days, The: Women Fighters of the Jewish Resistance - Their Untold Story

Judy Batalion, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, discovered an extraordinary story of women who fought the Nazis. The "ghetto girls" paid off Gestapo guards, hid revolvers in loaves of bread ..

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Lost Paradise:  Story of Granada

An illustrated account of the historical city of Granada for the Anglophone world. 'The true paradises are the paradises we have lost,' wrote Marcel Proust. This beautifully illustrated account..

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Lotharingia: A Personal History of France, Germany and the Countries In-Between

From the bestselling author of Germania, Lotharinigia is the third installment in Simon Winder's personal history of Europe. In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great emperor Charlem..

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Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin and Prague

The Magic Lantern is one of those rare books that capture history in the making, written by an author who was witness to some of the most remarkable moments that marked the collapse of Communism in Ea..

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Mediterranean in History

The Mediterranean has been the meeting-place of the cultures of Europe, Asia and Africa, the battleground of races and nations and the focus of three great religions, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. ..

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