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1 Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern age. Read more

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2 Great Britain's Great War (Paperback)

by Jeremy Paxman

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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Life in Britain during the First World War was far stranger than many of us realize. The author tells the story of the war through the experience of... Read more

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3 The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe (Paperback)

by Graham Robb

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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From the award-winning author of THE DISCOVERY OF FRANCE and PARISIANS The dazzling new book from the bestselling author Graham Robb contains a... Read more

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4 The War that Ended Peace: How Europe abandoned peace for the First World War (Paperback)

by Professor Margaret MacMillan

Format: Paperback 704 pages
Published: 12/06/2014

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5 Black Diamonds: The Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty (Paperback)

by Catherine Bailey

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 06/03/2008

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Wentworth in Yorkshire was surrounded by 70 collieries employing tens of thousands of men. It is the finest and largest Georgian house in Britain... Read more

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6 One Summer: America 1927 (Paperback)

by Bill Bryson

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 22/05/2014

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In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator... Read more

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7 Britain Against Napoleon: The Organisation of Victory, 1793-1815 (Paperback)

by Roger Knight

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 26/06/2014

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Looks beyond the familiar exploits of the army and navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. This book shows the degree to which,... Read more

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8 This Boy (Paperback)

by Alan Johnson

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 27/02/2014

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The author's family lived in condemned housing, declared unfit for human habitation, in a cramped flat with no central heating, no electricity... Read more

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9 Lone Survivor: The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege (Paperback)

by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 16/01/2014

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10 A History of Scotland (Paperback)

by Neil Oliver

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 01/02/2009

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'The beauty of Scotland is overwhelming and I've often thought that Scotland's popular history is just like her landscape - impossibly... Read more

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