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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 Orientalism: Western Conceptions of the Orient (Paperback)

by Edward W. Said

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 28/08/2003

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Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way... Read more

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3 Pathfinder: A Special Forces Mission Behind Enemy Lines (Paperback)

by David Blakeley

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 09/05/2013

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When British forces deployed to Iraq in 2003, Captain David Blakeley was given command of a reconnaissance mission of such critical importance that... Read more

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4 Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 1944--45 (Paperback)

by Sir Max Hastings

Format: Paperback 704 pages
Published: 12/07/2008

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A companion volume to his bestselling 'Armageddon', Max Hastings' account of the battle for Japan is a masterful military history. Read more

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5 Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 720 pages
Published: 01/03/2012

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Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller which has sold more than 13 million copies and a critically acclaimed history... Read more

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6 The Kabul Beauty School (Paperback)

by Deborah Rodriguez

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 24/04/2014

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7 Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) - Travel Guide (Paperback)

by Simon Richmond, Lonely Planet, Austin Bush, David Eimer, Mark Elliott, Nick Ray

Format: Paperback 424 pages
Published: 01/07/2014

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Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await... Read more

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8 In the Shadow of the Sword: The Battle for Global Empire and the End of the Ancient World (Paperback)

by Tom Holland

Format: Paperback 592 pages
Published: 04/04/2013

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Spanning Constantinople to the Arabian desert, and starring some of the most remarkable rulers who ever lived, Tom Holland tells a story vivid with... Read more

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9 Sichuan Cookery (Paperback)

by Fuchsia Dunlop

Format: Paperback 376 pages
Published: 04/12/2003

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Sichuan food is one of the great unknown cuisines of the world. This book includes sections on the history of Sichuan cooking, the 23 flavours of... Read more

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10 The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia (Paperback)

by Paul Theroux, Paul Theroux

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 28/08/2008

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The Orient Express; The Khyber Pass Local; the Delhi Mail from Jaipur; the Golden Arrow of Kuala; the Trans-Siberian Express; these are just some of... Read more

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