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Award-winning historian Linda Colley shows the dawn of the modern world - through the advance of written constitutions.
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A compelling and timely inside account of the recent crisis in Burma and its troubled journey from dictatorship to democracy.
A groundbreaking book that explains how the world's history of empires still shapes our lives and politics today.
A sweeping 400-year history of the Florentines who gave birth to the Renaissance, by the author of The Medici and The Borgias.
Format: Hard Cover
Travel writer Julia Cooke's exhilarating portrait of Pan Am stewardesses in the Mad Men era.
The raucous, stranger-than-fiction tale of Sealand - the tiny island nation off the Suffolk coast.
translated by Georgia Thomson, EMORIAL
A profoundly moving and powerful historical record - the letters sent by fathers imprisoned in the Gulag camps to their children.
The story of the twentieth century through one woman's life and the food she cooked for our most famous Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.
An intriguing, first-of-its-kind cultural history of the turn of the 1960s.