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  • Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by Michael Swanton

    Anglo-Saxon Chronicle by Michael Swanton

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    The most important written work in English before the Norman Conquest, newly translated.Made up of annals written in the monasteries of Winchester, Canterbury, Peterborough, Abingdon, and Worcester, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle marks the beginning of the...
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  • Domesday Book: A Complete Translation by Geoffrey Martin

    Domesday Book: A Complete Translation by Geoffrey Martin

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    Domesday Book has been described as 'the most valuable piece of antiquity possessed by any nation.' (David Hume) But a complete translation has never been available before at an affordable price. Penguin's edition will change that. Compiled in a matter...
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  • In Defence of Witches: Why women are still on trial by Mona Chollet

    In Defence of Witches: Why women are still on trial by Mona Chollet

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    'Intriguing' - Sunday Times'A rousing read' - Irish Times'A bright light of Francophone feminism' - New York TimesRenowned journalist Mona Chollet recasts the witch as a powerful role model: an emblem of strength, free to exist beyond the narrow limits...
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  • The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell

    The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell

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    George Orwell's searing account of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s, The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political impact over timeOrwell's...
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  • Fingerprints Of The Gods by Graham Hancock

    Fingerprints Of The Gods by Graham Hancock

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    THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING SENSATION THAT TURNED HISTORY ON ITS HEAD, FROM THE CREATOR OF NETFLIX'S ANCIENT APOCALYPSE 'One of the intellectual landmarks of the decade' Literary Review'Readers will hugely enjoy their quest in these pages of...
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  • The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Venerable Saint Bede

    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Venerable Saint Bede

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    The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731 AD) is Bede's most famous work. As well as providing the authoritative Colgrave translation of the Ecclesiastical History, this edition includes a new translation of the Greater Chronicle, in which...
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  • Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe

    Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781914198144Author Christina SharpeFormat PaperbackPage Count 382Imprint Daunt BooksPublisher Daunt Books
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  • Assume Nothing: Encounters with Assassins, Spies, Presidents, and Would-Be Masters of the Universe by Edward Jay Epstein

    Assume Nothing: Encounters with Assassins, Spies, Presidents, and Would-Be Masters of the Universe by Edward Jay Epstein

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    Curiosity led Edward Epstein to investigate some of the greatest political mysteries of our time, such as the JFK assassination in Dallas, the Vatican banking scandal in Rome, and the diamond cartel in South Africa. Seeking more information, he often...
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  • What Is History, Now? by Suzannah Lipscomb 9781474622479

    What Is History, Now? by Suzannah Lipscomb 9781474622479

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    This groundbreaking new collection addresses the burning issue of how we interpret history today. What stories are told, and by whom, who should be celebrated, and what rewritten, are questions that have been asked recently not just within the history...
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  • Between the Wars: 1919-1939 by Philip Ziegler

    Between the Wars: 1919-1939 by Philip Ziegler

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    At the end of 1918 one prescient American historian began to write a history of the Great War. "What will you call it?" he was asked. "The First World War," was his bleak response.In Between the Wars Philip Ziegler examines the major international...
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  • The Annals of Imperial Rome by Cornelius Tacitus

    The Annals of Imperial Rome by Cornelius Tacitus

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    His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D. This Penguin Classics edition is...
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  • The Faber Book of Reportage by John Carey

    The Faber Book of Reportage by John Carey

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    ***FEATURED ON BBC 2's BETWEEN THE COVERS WITH SARA COX***The Faber Book of Reportage is John Carey's remarkable collection of eyewitness accounts that draws on the voices and emotions of the people who experienced some of history's most memorable events...
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  • Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi 9781529114676

    Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi 9781529114676

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    *THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*Four Hundred Souls is an epoch-defining history of African America, the first to appear in a generation, told by ninety leading Black voices -- co-curated by Ibram X. Kendi, author of the million-copy bestseller How To...
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  • White Saviorism in International Development: Theories, Practices and Lived Experiences by Themrise Khan 9781990263187

    White Saviorism in International Development: Theories, Practices and Lived Experiences by Themrise Khan 9781990263187

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781990263187Author Themrise KhanFormat PaperbackPage Count 268Imprint Daraja PressPublisher Daraja PressWeight(grams) 940g
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  • Shooting an Elephant;With the Introductory Essay 'Why I Write' by George Orwell 9781528719049

    Shooting an Elephant;With the Introductory Essay 'Why I Write' by George Orwell 9781528719049

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781528719049Author George OrwellFormat PaperbackPage Count 38Imprint Read BooksPublisher Read BooksWeight(grams) 32gDimensions(mm) 152mm * 102mm * 2mm
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  • Semicolon: How a misunderstood punctuation mark can improve your writing, enrich your reading and even change your life by Cecelia Watson

    Semicolon: How a misunderstood punctuation mark can improve your writing, enrich your reading and even change your life by Cecelia Watson

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    'Fascinating... I loved this book; I really did' David Crystal, Spectator A biography of a much misunderstood punctuation mark and a call to arms in favour of clear expression and against stifling...
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  • History as Mystery by Michael Parenti 9780872863576

    History as Mystery by Michael Parenti 9780872863576

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    In a lively challenge to mainstream history, Michael Parenti does battle with a number of mass-marketed historical myths. He shows how history's victors distort and suppress the documentary record in order to perpetuate their power and privilege. And he...
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  • Wild Garden by William Robinson

    Wild Garden by William Robinson

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    First published in 1870, The Wild Garden challenged the prevailing garden style of the day and advocated a naturalistic style, in which hardy plants, both native and exotic, are arranged in groupings that mimic wild landscapes. Thanks to Robinson's...
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  • Calm the F**k Down by Sarah Knight

    Calm the F**k Down by Sarah Knight

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    The latest no-f**ks-given guide from July 2017 New York Times bestselling author of the international sensation The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, Get Your Sh*t Together, and You Do YouDo you waste time overthinking things you can't do...
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  • Conversations of Socrates by Xenophon

    Conversations of Socrates by Xenophon

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    After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure. Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to...
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  • The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar

    The Conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar

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    Between 58 and 50BC Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by France, Belgium and Switzerland, and twice invaded Britain. This is the record of his campaigns.Caesar's narrative offers insights into his military strategy & paints a fascinating...
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  • In the Land of the Cyclops: Essays by Karl Ove Knausgaard

    In the Land of the Cyclops: Essays by Karl Ove Knausgaard

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    A brilliantly wide-ranging essay collection from the author of My Struggle, spanning literature, philosophy, art and how our daily and creative lives intertwine.In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be...
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  • Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces 2004-2021 by Margaret Atwood

    Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces 2004-2021 by Margaret Atwood

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    In this funny, erudite, endlessly curious, uncannily prescient collection of essays cultural icon Margaret Atwood asks:- Why do people everywhere, in all cultures, tell stories?- How much of yourself can you give away without evaporating?- How can we...
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  • City of Lions by Jozef Wittlin

    City of Lions by Jozef Wittlin

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    Lviv, Lwow, Lvov, Lemberg. Known by a variety of names, the City of Lions is now in western Ukraine. Situated in different countries during its history, it is a city located along the fault-lines of Europe's history. City of Lions presents two essays,...
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  • Romaine Wasn't Built in a Day: The Delightful History of Food Language by Judith Tschann

    Romaine Wasn't Built in a Day: The Delightful History of Food Language by Judith Tschann

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    'A splendid book . . . anyone who eats food and/or likes words will gain hours of innocent pleasure from this veritable feast of fun.' - Daily MailPerfect for readers of Susie Dent and Mark Forsyth, and fans of QI. All food has a story, reaching as far...
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  • The Gallic War: Seven Commentaries on The Gallic War with an Eighth Commentary by Aulus Hirtius by Julius Caesar

    The Gallic War: Seven Commentaries on The Gallic War with an Eighth Commentary by Aulus Hirtius by Julius Caesar

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    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. On one level a straightforward narrative of the campaigns...
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  • The Histories by Herodotus

    The Histories by Herodotus

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    'The first example of non-fiction, the text that underlies the entire discipline of history ... it is above all a treasure trove' Tom HollandOne of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of...
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  • The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shang by Tzu Sun 9781853267796

    The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shang by Tzu Sun 9781853267796

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    Translated by Yuan Shibing and J.J.L.Duyvendak. With introductions by Robert Wilkinson. The two political classics in this book are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from the Period of the Warring States (403-221BC),...
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  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Rian Malan

    The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Rian Malan

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    For Rian Malan, the blessing of living in South Africa is that every day presents him with material whose richness astounds those who live in saner places. Twenty years after the publication of his bestseller My Traitor's Heart, he is still strongly...
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  • Thoughts From the Ice-Drinker's Studio: Essays on China and the World by Liang Qichao 9780241568781

    Thoughts From the Ice-Drinker's Studio: Essays on China and the World by Liang Qichao 9780241568781

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    'China's first iconic modern intellectual. His lucid and prolific writings, touching on all major concerns in his own time and anticipating many in the future, inspired several generations of thinkers' Pankaj Mishra'A country does not become corrupt and...
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  • Anabasis by Xenophon 9780674991019

    Anabasis by Xenophon 9780674991019

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    Greek mercenaries on the march.Xenophon (ca. 430 to ca. 354 BC) was a wealthy Athenian and friend of Socrates. He left Athens in 401 and joined an expedition including ten thousand Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus against the Persian king...
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  • Republic (Collins Classics) by Plato 9780008480080

    Republic (Collins Classics) by Plato 9780008480080

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    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Plato's Republic has influenced Western philosophers for centuries, with its main focus on what makes a well-balanced society and individual.About the...
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  • The History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours

    The History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours

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    Written following the collapse of Rome's secular control over western Europe, the History of Gregory (c. AD 539-594) is a fascinating exploration of the events that shaped sixth-century France. This volume contains all ten books from the work, the last...
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  • Twenty Years A-Growing by Maurice O'Sullivan

    Twenty Years A-Growing by Maurice O'Sullivan

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    Maurice O'Sullivan was born on the Great Blasket in 1904, and 'Twenty Years A-Growing' tells the story of his youth and of a way of life which belonged to the Middle Ages. He wrote for his own pleasure and for the entertainment of his friends, without...
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  • Once There Was a War by John Steinbeck

    Once There Was a War by John Steinbeck

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    'Do you know it, do you remember it, the drives, the attitudes, the terrors and, yes, the joys?' Thus Steinbeck introduces his collection of poignant and hard-hitting dispatches for the New York Herald Tribune when the Second World War was at its height...
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  • Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces 2004–2022 by Margaret Atwood 9781529114980

    Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces 2004–2022 by Margaret Atwood 9781529114980

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    In Burning Questions Atwood aims her constant curiosity and impish humour at our world and reports back to us on what she finds.In it she seeks answers to Burning Questions such as:Why do people everywhere, in all cultures, tell stories?How can we live...
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  • Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey by Fergal Keane

    Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey by Fergal Keane

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    When President Habyarimana's jet was shot down in April 1994, Rwanda erupted into a hundred-day orgy of killing - which left up to a million dead. Fergal Keane travelled through the country as the genocide was continuing, and his powerful analysis...
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  • Mud Sweeter than Honey: Voices of Communist Albania by Margo Rejmer

    Mud Sweeter than Honey: Voices of Communist Albania by Margo Rejmer

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    "[An] incredibly moving collection of oral histories . . . important enough to be added to the history curriculum" Telegraph"Essential reading" History Today"A moving evocation . . . An illuminating if harrowing insight into life in a totalitarian state...
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  • Too Much by Rachel Vorona Cote

    Too Much by Rachel Vorona Cote

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    Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, Too Much explores how culture corsets women's bodies, souls, and sexualities - and how we might finally undo the strings.Written in the tradition of Shrill, Dead Girls, Sex...
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  • The House By The Thames: And The People Who Lived There by Gillian Tindall

    The House By The Thames: And The People Who Lived There by Gillian Tindall

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    Just across the River Thames from St Paul's Cathedral stands an old and elegant house. Over the course of almost 450 years the dwelling on this site has witnessed many changes. From its windows, people have watched the ferrymen carry Londoners to and...
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