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1 Napoleon the Great (Hardback)

by Andrew Roberts

Format: Hardback 976 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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In the space of just twenty years, from October 1795 when as a young artillery captain he cleared the streets of Paris of insurrectionists, to his... Read more

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2 Stalin: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 Vol. I (Hardback)

by Stephen Kotkin

Format: Hardback 976 pages
Published: 23/10/2014

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A biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world. This book offers the portrait and explanation of Stalin's and Russian... Read more

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3 Mitterrand: A Study in Ambiguity (Paperback)

by Philip Short

Format: Paperback 704 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Aesthete, sensualist, bookworm, politician of Machiavellian cunning: Francois Mitterrand was a man of exceptional gifts and exceptional flaws who,... Read more

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4 Havel: A Life (Hardback)

by Michael Zantovsky

Format: Hardback 560 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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This startling biography explores the remarkable life of an iconic figure of the twentieth century, Vaclav Havel, author and dissident, who became... Read more

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5 Gnarr: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World (Hardback)

by Jon Gnarr

Format: Hardback 182 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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6 Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor (Hardback)

by Adrian Goldsworthy

Format: Hardback 608 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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The story of how Augustus rose from an obscure teenager to become Rome's first and greatest emperor. Read more

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7 Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power 1799-1815 (Paperback)

by Philip Dwyer

Format: Paperback 816 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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8 The Last Stalinist: The Life of Santiago Carrillo (Hardback)

by Paul Preston

Format: Hardback 448 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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The life of the complex, ruthless adversary of General Franco, whose life spanned much of Spain's turbulent 20th century. Read more

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9 Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered (Hardback)

by Dianne Hales

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the woman who became the most famous artistic subjects of all time - Mona Lisa. Read more

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10 Abdullah Gul and the Making of the New Turkey (Hardback)

by Gerald M. Maclean

Format: Hardback 400 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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The only English Language biography of President Abdullah Gul - a significant figure in Turkey's recent political developments and the lead... Read more

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