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The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II by Iris Chang (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In December 1937, in what was then the capital of China, one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking... read more


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Diary Of An Ordinary Woman by Margaret Forster (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Presents the diary of a woman whose life spans the twentieth century. Here is 20th-century woman coping with the tragedies and upheavals of women's lives from WWI to Greenham Common and beyond. This... read more


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Haunted Leeds by Kenneth Goor (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A collection of stories of apparitions, manifestations, strange sightings and happenings in Leed's streets, churches and buildings. A must for anyone interested in the both the paranormal and darker... read more


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British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000 (Shire Album) by Peter Duckers (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

British Gallantry Awards, 1855-2000 This book surveys the British decorations and medals from the origins in the Crimean War of 1854-6 up to the end of the twentieth century. Full description


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Henry VII (Seminar Studies In History) by Roger Lockyer (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

This study reassesses the policies of the founder of the Tudor dynasty and shows how Henry worked within existing traditions rather than breaking with the past. Every facet of the reign is considered... read more


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Poverty And Vagrancy In Tudor England (Seminar Studies In History) by John F. Pound (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Cracking The Da Vinci Code: The Unauthorized Guide To The Facts Behind Dan Brown's Bestselling Novel: The Unauthorized Guide To The Facts Behind The F by Simon Cox (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The millions of readers who loved The Da Vinci Code have been looking for the truth behind the fiction: here it is. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown took America by storm when it was published in 2003,... read more


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Celtic (Myths & Legends) by T.W. Rolleston (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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The Secret Life Of Bletchley Park: The WWII Codebreaking Centre And The Men And Women Who Worked There by Sinclair McKay (More from this author). Added: In the last week

'McKay's book is an eloquent tribute to a quite remarkable group of men and women, whose like we will not see again.' Four stars ****(Mail On Sunday)Bletchley Park was where one of the war’s most... read more


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Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The people of the United States, according to author and filmmaker Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, Stupid White Men), have been hoodwinked. Tricked, he says, by Republican lawmakers and their... read more


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Forgotten Voices Of The Great War: A New History Of WWI In The Words Of The Men And Women Who Were There (Forgotten Voices/the Great War) by Max Arthur (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Max Arthur's compilation of First World War memories, Forgotten Voices of the Great War, offers a reminder of the scale of human experience within the 1914-18 conflict. Arthur, a military historian... read more


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Battle Of Britain by Norman Franks (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Battle of Britain fought by The Few, as Churchill famously called them, will remain a legendary feat of arms for centuries to come. Sadly there remain only a handful today who can tell their... read more


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One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day (and slept much of the rest), a devastating flood of the Mississippi, a sensational murder trial, and... read more


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The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Discover magazine recently called Richard Dawkins "Darwin's Rottweiler" for his fierce and effective defense of evolution. Prospect magazine voted him among the top three public intellectuals in the... read more


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The Songlines (Picador Books) by Bruce Chatwin (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The late Bruce Chatwin carved out a literary career as unique as any writer's in this century: his books included In Patagonia, a fabulist travel narrative, The Viceroy of Ouidah, a... read more


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The Hitler File: The Essential Facts by Patrick Delaforce (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Adolf Hitler is one of the most infamous men of the 20th century, and the legacy of his terrible crimes will live for centuries, but what do most people really know about him, beyond the scale of his... read more


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A History Of Pirates (A Swashbuckling Compendium Of Seafaring Scoundrels) by Charlotte. Montague (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Futurewise: The Six Faces Of Global Change by Patrick Dixon (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The world is changing fast. In this new edition of his much admired book, Patrick Dixon explores six major trends, that we all need to adapt to Fast - Speed will be everything Urban - how the... read more


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Lonely Warrior by Jean Offenberg (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Fast Food Nation: What The All-American Meal Is Doing To The World by Eric Schlosser (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser's disturbing and timely exploration of one of the world's most controversial industries, has become a massive bestseller in America and rightly deserves to be so this... read more