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1 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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2 Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China (Paperback)

by Jung Chang

Format: Paperback 464 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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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 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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5 Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 (Paperback)

by Sir Max Hastings

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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A magisterial chronicle of the calamity that crippled Europe in 1914. Read more

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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One (Paperback)

by Kate Adie

Format: Paperback 416 pages
Published: 10/04/2014

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10 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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