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Nein!: Standing up to Hitler 1935-1944

From bestselling and prize-winning author Paddy Ashdown, a revelatory new history of German opposition to Hitler. `Ashdown has a great gift for narrative history. He unearths little known storie..

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Nicholas and Alexandra

A superbly crafted and humane portrait of the last days - and last rulers - of the Russian Empire. Complementing his Pulitzer prize-winning Peter the Great, in this commanding book Robert K. Massie sw..

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No Less Than Mystic

Published in the centenary year of the 1917 Russian Revolution, No Less Than Mystic is a fresh and iconoclastic history of Lenin and the Bolsheviks for a generation uninterested in Cold War ideologies..

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Northmen: The Viking Saga 793-1241

The violent and predatory society of Dark Age Scandinavia left a unique impact on the history of medieval Europe. From their chill northern fastness, Norse warriors, explorers and merchants raided, tr..

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Notes from the Cevennes: Half a Lifetime in Provincial France

Adam Thorpe's home for the past 25 years has been an old house in the Cevennes, a wild range of mountains in southern France. Prior to this, in an ancient millhouse in the oxbow of a Cevenol river, he..

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Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals

Ken Follett will donate his proceeds from this book to the charity La Fondation du Patrimoine. "The wonderful cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the greatest achievements of European civili..

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Olympia: The Story of the Ancient Olympic Games

The remarkable story of the Ancient Olympic Games, narrated in invigorating style by a leading classical scholar and translator. In the northwestern corner of the great peninsula of the Pelopo..

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On the End of the World

In January 1933, on the very day Hitler seized power in Germany, Joseph Roth fled to Paris. There, in what he called the 'hour before the end of the world', he wrote a series of articles. The end he f..

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Orchestra of Exiles

The compelling biography of the violinist who founded the Palestine Symphony Orchestra and saved hundreds of people from Hitler as seen in Josh Aronson s documentary "Orchestra of Exiles." The true a..

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Origins of the Irish

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Origins of the Irish

Written as an engrossing detective story by the leading authority, this is the first major account in nearly eighty years to deal with the core issues and multiple influences in the creation of the Ir..

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Other Paris: An Illustrated Journey Through a City's Poor and Bohemian Past

Paris, the City of Light. We think of it as the city of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, of white facades, discreet traffic and well-mannered exchanges. But there was another Paris, hidden from view a..

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Pagan Light

Isolated and arrestingly beautiful, the island of Capri has been a refuge for renegade artists and writers fleeing the strictures of conventional society from the time of Augustus, who bought the isla..

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Paris After the Liberation, 1944-1949

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Passing Fury: Searching for Justice at the End of World War II

A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year. After the Second World War, the Nuremberg Tribunal became a symbol of justice in the face of tyranny, aggression and atrocity. But it was only a fragment of retribu..

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Perfidious Distortion of History: the Versailles Peace Treaty and the Success of the Nazis

The Versailles Peace Treaty, the pact that ended World War I between the German empire and the Allies, has not enjoyed a high reputation among politicians, historians, and opinion-makers since its sig..

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Peter the Great

Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia, Robert K. Massie unfolds the extraordinary story of Peter the Great. A volatile feudal tsar with a taste for bar..

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Plots Against Hitler

A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler. In 1933, Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany. A year later, all partie..

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Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself

In 1945, as the army retreated, the German people were surrendered to the enemy with no means of defence. A wave of suicides rolled across the country as thousands chose death-for themselves and their..

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Pursuit of Power: Europe, 1815-1914

'A scintillating, encyclopaedic history, rich in detail from the arcane to the familiar...a veritable tour de force' Richard Overy, New Statesman 'Transnational history at its finest ...social, polit..

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Putin Country

More than twenty years ago, the longtime NPR correspondent Anne Garrels began to visit the region of Chelyabinsk, an aging military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow that is home to th..

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Queen's Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis
Race to Save the Romanovs, The

A work of investigative history that will completely change the way in which we see the Romanov story. Finally, here is the truth about the secret plans to rescue Russia's last imperial family. O..

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of foo..

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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It ..

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Red Flag Unfurled: History, Historians, and the Russian Revolution

Reflecting on the fate of the Russian Revolution one hundred years after October, Ronald Grigor Suny-one of the world's leading historians of the period-explores the historiographical controversies ov..

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Regency Revolution: Jane Austen, Napoleon, Lord Byron and the Making of the Modern World, The

The Regency began on 5 February 1811 when the Prince of Wales replaced his violently insane father George III as the sovereign de facto. It ended on 29 January 1820, when George III died and the Princ..

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Renaissance Florence on Five Florins a Day

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Revolution of Feeling: The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind

In the 1790s, Britain underwent what the politician Edmund Burke called 'the most important of all revolutions ... a revolution in sentiments'. Inspired by the French Revolution, British radicals conc..

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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A Pelican Introduction

What caused the Russian Revolution? Did it succeed or fail? Do we still live with its consequences? Orlando Figes teaches history at Birkbeck, University of London and is the author of many acclaimed ..

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Rise of Rome: From the Iron Age to the Punic Wars (1000 BC - 264 BC)

In the late Iron Age, Rome was a small collection of huts arranged over a few hills. By the third century BC, it had become a large and powerful city, with monumental temples, public buildings and gra..

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Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw

Rising '44 is a brilliant narrative account of one of the most dramatic episodes in 20th century history, drawing on Davies' unique understanding of the issues and characters involved. In August 1944 ..

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Rival Queens: Catherine De' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom

'A gripping tale of royal feuds and divided kingdoms' - AMANDA FOREMAN Set in Renaissance France at the magnificent court of the Valois kings, THE RIVAL QUEENS is the history of two remarkable women,..

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Romanovs: 1613-1918

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did th..

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Romanovs: 1613-1918

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did ..

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Romanovs: 1613-1918

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did th..

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Romanovs: The Final Chapter

The compelling quest to solve a great mystery of the twentieth century: the ultimate fate of Russia's last tsar and his family. In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow grave near Ekat..

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Rome: A History in Seven Sackings

Nominated for the 2017 Pen Hessell-Tiltman Daily Telegraph's Best History Books of 2017 Sunday Times' Best History Books of 2017 A sweeping history of the city of Rome, seen through the eyes ..

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Rome: Eternal City

A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history. A thrilling portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, b..

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Rome: Eternal City

A portrait of the city at the heart of Western civilization, brought to life in twenty-two scenes from its 2,500-year history. The sweeping story of the city of Rome, told through twenty-two m..

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Russia Against Napoleon: The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814

'A compulsive page-turner ...a triumph of brilliant storytelling ...an instant classic that is an awesome, remarkable and exuberant achievement' Simon Sebag Montefiore Winner of the Wolfson History Pr..

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Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It, The

Russia is an exceptional country, the biggest in the world. It is both European and exotic, powerful and weak, brilliant and flawed. Why are we so afraid of it? Time and again, we judge Russia by..

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Russia in Flames: War, Revolution, Civil War, 1914 - 1921

October 1917, heralded as the culmination of the Russian Revolution, remains a defining moment in world history. Even a hundred years after the events that led to the emergence of the world's first se..

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Russia: A Short History

Distinguished Professor Abraham Ascher offers an impressive blend of engaging narrative and fresh analysis in this perennially popular introduction to Russia. Newly updated on the 100th anniversa..

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Russian Job, The

The gripping human story of how American volunteers fought famine in Bolshevik Russia, saving Lenin's revolutionary government from chaos and millions of people from starvation In 1921, after six..

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Russian Revolution: A New History

At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 mi..

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Russian Revolution: A New History

At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 mi..

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Saga Land: The Island of Stories at the End of the World

A gripping blend of family mystery, contemporary stories and the beautiful and bloody Viking tales, set against the starkly stunning landscape of Iceland. Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kari G..

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Saga Land: The Island Stories at the Edge of the World

'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah Kent A new friendship. An unforgettable journey. A beautiful and bloody history.This is Iceland as you've never rea..

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Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North

The Scandinavians are regarded as Europe's most tolerant and peace-loving people. So how was it that one of the worst acts of political terror ever witnessed on this continent was committed by a Norwe..

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Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North

The Scandinavians are regarded as Europe's most tolerant and peace-loving people. So how was it that one of the worst acts of political terror ever witnessed on this continent was committed by a Norwe..

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