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  • Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India [9781849048088]

    Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India [9781849048088]

    In the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased…

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  • Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts [9780241003046]

    Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts [9780241003046]

    'An endlessly fascinating and enjoyable book' - Neil MacGregor 'Full of delights' - Tom Stoppard An extraordinary exploration of the medieval world - …

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  • The Age of Decadence: Britain 1880 to 1914 [9781847947420]

    The Age of Decadence: Britain 1880 to 1914 [9781847947420]

    `A magnificent account of a less than magnificent epoch.' Jonathan Meades, Literary Review The folk-memory of Britain in the years before the Gre…

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  • Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race [9780008201326]

    Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race [9780008201326]

    THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE FILM FROM TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at…

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  • The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience [9780241004524]

    The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience [9780241004524]

    The major bestseller The British in this book lived in India from shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II. T…

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  • Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars [9780224099455]

    Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars [9780224099455]

    There is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a summer quite like that Indian summer between the…

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  • Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany [9780141983165]

    Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany [9780141983165]

    The international bestseller. 'The most brilliant and fascinating book I have read in my entire life' - Dan Snow   The Nazis presented themselve…

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  • Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Famous Diamond [9781408888841]

    Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Famous Diamond [9781408888841]

    The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world. On 29 March 18…

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  • Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine [9780241003800]

    Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine [9780241003800]

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE In 1932-3, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It i…

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  • A Short History of Drunkenness [9780241297681]

    A Short History of Drunkenness [9780241297681]

    BY THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON The ancient Persians would debate all political questions twice: on…

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  • Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India [9780141987149]

    Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India [9780141987149]

    The Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller on India's experience of British colonialism, by the internationally-acclaimed author and diplomat Shashi Tharoor '…

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  • Till Time's Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England 1694-2013 [9781408868560]

    Till Time's Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England 1694-2013 [9781408868560]

    'Not an ordinary bank, but a great engine of state,' Adam Smith declared about the Bank of England as long ago as 1776. The Bank is now over 320 years…

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  • Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote [9780857523914]

    Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote [9780857523914]

    Set against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts and Minds tells the remarkable and inspiring story of th…

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  • Black and British: A Forgotten History [9781447299769]

    Black and British: A Forgotten History [9781447299769]

    Winner of the 2017 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize A Waterstones.com History Book of the Year Longlisted for the Orwell Prize Shortlisted for the inaugur…

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  • The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions [9781785151125]

    The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions [9781785151125]

    For decades we have been told a story about the divide between rich countries and poor countries. We have been told that development is working: that …

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  • The Unwomanly Face of War [9780141983523]

    The Unwomanly Face of War [9780141983523]

    The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in…

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  • Walk in the Park: The Life and Times of a People's Institution [9780224099820]

    Walk in the Park: The Life and Times of a People's Institution [9780224099820]

    Parks are such a familiar part of everyday life. You might be forgiven for thinking they have always been there - and that they always will. In fact, …

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  • People's Tragedy, A: The Russian Revolution - Centenary Edition with New Introduction [9781847924513]

    People's Tragedy, A: The Russian Revolution - Centenary Edition with New Introduction [9781847924513]

    'A modern masterpiece' - Andrew Marr Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, A People's Tragedy is the most vivid and comprehensive hi…

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  • The History of the Russian Revolution [9780241301319]

    The History of the Russian Revolution [9780241301319]

    'The greatest history of an event I know' - C.L.R. James Regarded by many as among the most powerful works of history ever written, Trotsky's Hi…

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  • Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day [9780701188801]

    Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day [9780701188801]

    'Peter Ackroyd is the greatest living chronicler of London' - Independent In Queer City Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way - throug…

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