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The hitherto untold story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. On the evening of November 8, 1923, the thirty-four-year-old Adolf Hitler stormed into a beer hal... read more

The Trial of Adolf Hitler
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 History

Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of ruthless, hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legend has it they would cut off their breasts t... read more

The Amazons
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 Popular Science

Awards:Shortlisted for National Book Critics Circle Awards 2014.

When Eula Biss became a mother, she stepped into a new world of fear: fear of the government, the medical establishment, the contents of her child's air, food, mattress and vaccines. In this bold, fascinating book, Biss inve... read more

I think this is a really important book. Eula Biss writes not as a medical professional, but as a mother who harbours many concerns about immunisation. In order to do what’s best for her child she sets out to discover the sc... read more

On Immunity: an Inoculation
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 History

In the course of a couple of generations, South Koreans took themselves out of the paddy fields and into Silicon Valley, establishing themselves as a democracy alongside the advanced countries of the world. Yet for a... read more

The New Koreans: The Story of a Nation
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 History

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? This is the... read more

The Romanovs: 1613-1918
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Jamie Oliver says of Pride and Pudding 'A truly wonderful thing of beauty, a very tasty masterpiece!'..BLESSED BE HE THAT INVENTED PUDDING..The great British pudding, versatile and wonderfu... read more

Pride and Pudding: The History of British Puddings, Savoury and Sweet
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 History

Series:Great Parisian Nieghborhoods

From the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World comes this first book in an exciting new series of narrative "biographies" of Paris's great neighborhoods, beginning with Saint-Germain-de... read more

Saint-Germain-Des-Pres: Paris's Rebel Quarter
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High in the Tuscan hills above Florence, an elaborate medieval castle, converted to a POW camp on Mussolini's personal orders, holds one of the most illustrious groups of prisoners in the history... read more

Castle of the Eagles - Export: Escape from Mussolini's Colditz
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Mudlarking, searching the Thames foreshore, has a long tradition: mudlarks used to be small boys grubbing a living from scrap. Today's mudlarks unearth relics of the past, from Roman tiles to elegant Georgian po... read more

London in Fragments: A Mudlark's Treasures
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National Geographic and author Michael Farquhar uncover an instance of bad luck, epic misfortune, and unadulterated mayhem tied to every day of the year. From C... read more

Bad Days in History : A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year
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A History of the First World War in 100 Objects, now reissued in paperback, narrates the causes, progress and outcome of the First World War by telling the stories behin... read more

A History of the First World War in 100 Objects: In Association with the Imperial War Museum
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A groundbreaking account of what it was like to live in a Victorian body from one of our best historians, author of The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton and George Eliot: The Last Victorian. ... read more

Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum
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