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1 The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it (Hardback)

by Owen Jones

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. Exposing the... Read more

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2 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Hardback)

by Yuval Noah Harari

Format: Hardback 456 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come... Read more

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3 Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles (Hardback)

by Bernard Cornwell

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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From the internationally bestselling author of the Sharpe novels - this is the true story of Waterloo. Read more

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4 Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life (Hardback)

by Paul Dolan

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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As a Professor of Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics, the author conducts original research into the measurement of happiness and... Read more

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5 Please, Mister Postman (Hardback)

by Alan Johnson

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 18/09/2014

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Paints a vivid picture of England in the 1970s, where no celebration was complete without a Party Seven of Watney's Red Barrel, smoking was the... Read more

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6 National Service: Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963 (Hardback)

by Richard Vinen

Format: Hardback 640 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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Attempts to get to grips with the reality of National Service, an extraordinary institution which now seems as remote as the British Empire itself.... Read more

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7 Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary at War, 1914-1918 (Hardback)

by Alexander Watson

Format: Hardback 816 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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For the empires of Germany and Austria-Hungary the Great War - which had begun with such high hopes for a fast, dramatic outcome - rapidly... Read more

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8 Harry's Last Stand: How the World My Generation Built is Falling Down, and What We Can Do to Save it (Hardback)

by Harry Leslie Smith

Format: Hardback 224 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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'I am not an historian, but, at 91, I am history. This is how I see the world, and what I think we can do to change it.' Read more

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9 Operation Sealion: How Britain Crushed the German War Machine's Dreams of Invasion in 1940 (Hardback)

by Leo McKinstry

Format: Hardback 496 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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One of Britain's most remarkable victories of the Second World War. Read more

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10 World Order: Reflections on the Character of Nations and the Course of History (Hardback)

by Henry A. Kissinger

Format: Hardback 432 pages
Published: 09/09/2014

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America views itself as a 'city on a hill', a beacon to the world, whose values have universal validity. How have these attitudes evolved... Read more

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