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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 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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3 A History of the World in 100 Objects (Paperback)

by Neil MacGregor

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 28/06/2012

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Encompassing a sweep of human history, this title begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the... Read more

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4 If This is a Man/The Truce (Paperback)

by Primo Levi, Stuart Woolf

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 01/01/1988

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Primo Levi's classic memoir of The Camps. Read more

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5 The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria (Paperback)

by Max Adams

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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An unjustly forgotten seventh-century English monarch is rescued from Dark Age obscurity in this magisterial biography. Read more

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6 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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7 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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8 Elizabeth of York (Paperback)

by Alison Weir

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen she was relegated... Read more

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9 Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 - Virago Classic Non-Fiction (Paperback)

by Shirley Williams, Vera Brittain

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 20/04/1978

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* A unique record of one woman's experience of twenty-five of the most cataclysmic years in modern history - and a Virago Classic bestseller -... Read more

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10 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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