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1 How to Ruin a Queen: Marie Antoinette, the Stolen Diamonds and the Scandal That Shook the French Throne (Hardback)

by Jonathan Beckman

Format: Hardback 400 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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2 The Devil's Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 (Hardback)

by Roger Moorhouse

Format: Hardback 400 pages
Published: 21/08/2014

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The Nazi-Soviet Pact stunned the world when it was announced, the Second World War was launched under its auspices with the invasion and division of... Read more

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3 Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WW II (Hardback)

by Randall Hansen

Format: Hardback 480 pages
Published: 21/08/2014

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In the last months of the war, Hitler ordered the poisoning, blocking, and wrecking of all ports across Europe, and the destruction of the most... Read more

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4 When the Lamps Went Out: Reporting the Great War, 1914-1918 (Hardback)

by Nigel Fountain, Nigel Fountain

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 15/05/2014

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Presents a surprising, immediate, sometimes humbling, sometimes uplifting insight into what British society was reading about, and thinking, during... Read more

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5 Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem (Hardback)

by Richard Dunn, National Maritime Museum, Rebekah Higgitt

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition "Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude". Read more

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6 Lucky Johnny: The Footballer Who Survived the River Kwai Death Camps (Hardback)

by Johnny Sherwood

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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7 A Curious Guide to London (Hardback)

by Simon Leyland

Format: Hardback 240 pages
Published: 22/05/2014

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From petticoat duels and lucky cats to the Stiffs Express, Lord Nelson's spare nose, the Piccadilly earthquake and the Great Beer Flood of 1814,... Read more

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8 The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916-1931 (Hardback)

by Adam Tooze

Format: Hardback 672 pages
Published: 29/05/2014

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In the depths of the Great War, with millions of dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies around the world began to buckle. As the... Read more

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9 Russian Roulette: A Deadly Game: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin's Global Plot (Paperback)

by Giles Milton

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 22/05/2014

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1917, post-Russian Revolution, an unlikely and eccentric band of British spies are smuggled into newly Soviet Russia to thwart Lenin's plan to... Read more

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10 Victoria: A Life (Hardback)

by A. N. Wilson

Format: Hardback 656 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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A. N. Wilson's sweeping and authoritative new biography of Queen Victoria is a majestic portrait of a monarch whose name defines a golden era in... Read more

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