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  • Roller-Coaster: Europe, 1950-2017 by Ian Kershaw

    Roller-Coaster: Europe, 1950-2017 by Ian Kershaw

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    A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZE 2020 'Brilliant ... a historical masterpiece' The Times Literary Supplement From one of Britain's most distinguished historians and the bestselling author of Hitler, this is the...
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  • The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes

    The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781910400739Author James HawesFormat PaperbackPage Count 240Imprint Old Street PublishingPublisher Old Street Publishing
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  • Love in a Time of Hate: Art and Passion in the Shadow of War, 1929-39 by Florian Illies

    Love in a Time of Hate: Art and Passion in the Shadow of War, 1929-39 by Florian Illies

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    A Financial Times 'Book to Read in 2023' 1930s Europe - as the Roaring Twenties wind down and the world rumbles towards war, the great minds of the time have other concerns. Jean-Paul Sartre waits anxiously in a Parisian café for his first date with...
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  • Homelands: A Personal History of Europe by Timothy Garton Ash

    Homelands: A Personal History of Europe by Timothy Garton Ash

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    **AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4**Drawing from the people who lived it, Homelands explores how Europe slowly recovered and rebuilt from World War Two. And then faltered.Timothy Garton Ash, our greatest writer about Europe, has spent a lifetime studying Europe...
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  • The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark

    The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark

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    The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from acclaimed historian and author Christopher Clark FINANCIAL TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014 SUNDAY TIMES and INDEPENDENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012 Winner of the Los...
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  • The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science: Costa & Royal Society Prize Winner by Andrea Wulf

    The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science: Costa & Royal Society Prize Winner by Andrea Wulf

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    WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2016 'A thrilling adventure story' Bill Bryson 'Dazzling' Literary Review 'Brilliant' Sunday Express 'Extraordinary and gripping' New Scientist 'A superb...
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  • Foreign Bodies: Pandemics, Vaccines and the Health of Nations by Simon Schama 9781471169892

    Foreign Bodies: Pandemics, Vaccines and the Health of Nations by Simon Schama 9781471169892

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    Cities and countries engulfed by panic and death, desperate for vaccines but fearful of what inoculation may bring. This is what the world has just gone through with Covid-19. But as Simon Schama shows in his epic history of vulnerable humanity caught...
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  • The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848 by Eric Hobsbawm

    The Age Of Revolution: 1789-1848 by Eric Hobsbawm

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    Eric Hobsbawm traces with brilliant anlytical clarity the transformation brought about in evry sphere of European life by the Dual revolution - the 1789 French revolution and the Industrial Revolution that originated in Britain. This enthralling and...
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  • A People Under Siege: The Unionists of Northern Ireland, from Partition to Brexit and Beyond by Aaron Edwards

    A People Under Siege: The Unionists of Northern Ireland, from Partition to Brexit and Beyond by Aaron Edwards

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781785372995Author Aaron EdwardsFormat PaperbackPage Count 352Imprint Merrion PressPublisher Merrion Press
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  • The Age Of Empire: 1875-1914 by Eric Hobsbawm

    The Age Of Empire: 1875-1914 by Eric Hobsbawm

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    The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, THE AGE OF EMPIRE covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of World War One- and shaped modern society.Book InformationISBN...
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  • D-Day Then and Now: v. 2 by Winston G. Ramsey 9780900913891

    D-Day Then and Now: v. 2 by Winston G. Ramsey 9780900913891

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    This is the second part of a two volume set exploring the inception, planning and preparation of the offensive to liberate Europe, Operation Overlord, culminating in its launch on D-Day.Book InformationISBN 9780900913891Author Winston G. RamseyFormat...
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  • Europe's Tragedy: A New History of the Thirty Years War by Peter H. Wilson

    Europe's Tragedy: A New History of the Thirty Years War by Peter H. Wilson

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    Winner of the Society for Military History Distinguished Book Award 2011 The horrific series of conflicts known as the Thirty Years War (1618-48) tore the heart out of Europe, killing perhaps a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to whole areas of...
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  • Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles by Bernard Cornwell

    Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles by Bernard Cornwell

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    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller 'A fabulous story, superbly told ... cannot be bettered' Max Hastings 'Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.' ...
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  • Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism by Larry Siedentop

    Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism by Larry Siedentop

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    The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe, Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today 'Magisterial, timeless, beautifully...
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  • The Shortest History of Greece by James Heneage

    The Shortest History of Greece by James Heneage

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781913083243Author James HeneageFormat PaperbackImprint Old Street PublishingPublisher Old Street Publishing
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  • The Age Of Capital: 1848-1875 by Eric Hobsbawm

    The Age Of Capital: 1848-1875 by Eric Hobsbawm

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    The first and best, major treatment of the crucial years 1848-1875, a penetrating analysis of the rise of capitalism throught the world. In the 1860s a new word entered the economic and political vocabulary of the world: 'capitalism'. The global...
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  • The Shortest History of Europe by John Hirst 9781910400807

    The Shortest History of Europe by John Hirst 9781910400807

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781910400807Author John HirstFormat PaperbackImprint Old Street PublishingPublisher Old Street Publishing
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  • The Nazis: A Warning From History by Laurence Rees

    The Nazis: A Warning From History by Laurence Rees

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    Following the success of Rees' bestselling Auschwitz, this substantially revised and updated edition of The Nazis - A Warning from History tells the powerfully gripping story of the rise and fall of the Third Reich. During a 16-year period, acclaimed...
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  • Medieval Religious Rationalities: A Weberian Analysis by David D'Avray

    Medieval Religious Rationalities: A Weberian Analysis by David D'Avray

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    Inspired by the social theories of Max Weber, David d'Avray asks in what senses medieval religion was rational and, in doing so, proposes a new approach to the study of the medieval past. Applying ideas developed in his companion volume on Rationalities...
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  • To Hell and Back: Europe, 1914-1949 by Ian Kershaw

    To Hell and Back: Europe, 1914-1949 by Ian Kershaw

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    'Superb ... likely to become a classic' Observer In the summer of 1914 most of Europe plunged into a war so catastrophic that it unhinged the continent's politics and beliefs in a way that took generations to recover from. The disaster terrified its...
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  • Illuminations by Walter Benjamin

    Illuminations by Walter Benjamin

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    Illuminations contains the most celebrated work of Walter Benjamin, one of the most original and influential thinkers of the 20th Century: 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction', 'The Task of the Translator' and 'Theses on the Philosophy...
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  • Geography Is Destiny: Britain and the World, a 10,000 Year History by Ian Morris

    Geography Is Destiny: Britain and the World, a 10,000 Year History by Ian Morris

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    'Ian Morris has established himself as a leader in making big history interesting and understandable' Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel 'Morris succeeds triumphantly at cramming 10,000 years of history into a single book' Robert Colvile,...
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  • Unmaking Detente: Yugoslavia, the United States, and the Global Cold War, 1968-1980 by Milorad Lazic 9781793649218

    Unmaking Detente: Yugoslavia, the United States, and the Global Cold War, 1968-1980 by Milorad Lazic 9781793649218

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    This book examines the global history of the Cold War in the 1970s through the perspective of Yugoslavia's activism in the Global South and its relations with the superpowers. The author shows that Yugoslavia's anxiety over a "new Yalta"...
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  • The Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

    The Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

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    The new instalment in T&H's successful myths series (after The Greek and Roman Myths and The Egyptian Myths) introduces the world of the Celts, their gods and goddesses, heroes, monsters and villains. As well as vividly exploring the tales, the...
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  • Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe by Norman Davies

    Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe by Norman Davies

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    From Norman Davies, the acclaimed author of Europe: A History, comes the magical history of Europe's lost realms, selected as a Book of the Year by the Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, Independent, Guardian and Financial Times. Europe's...
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  • The Age Of Extremes: 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm

    The Age Of Extremes: 1914-1991 by Eric Hobsbawm

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    THE AGE OF EXTREMES is eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm's personal vision of the twentieth century. Remarkable in its scope, and breathtaking in its depth of knowledge, this immensely rewarding book reviews the uniquely destructive and creative nature of...
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  • Nations and Nationalism since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality by E. J. Hobsbawm 9781107604629

    Nations and Nationalism since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality by E. J. Hobsbawm 9781107604629

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    Nations and Nationalism since 1780 is Eric Hobsbawm's widely acclaimed and highly readable enquiry into the question of nationalism. Events in the late twentieth century in Eastern Europe and the Soviet republics have since reinforced the central...
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  • A Brief History of the Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453 by Desmond Seward

    A Brief History of the Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453 by Desmond Seward

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    For over a hundred years England repeatedly invaded France on the pretext that her kings had a right to the French throne. France was a large, unwieldy kingdom, England was small and poor, but for the most part she dominated the war, sacking towns and...
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  • The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction by John Robertson

    The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction by John Robertson

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    A foundational moment in the history of modern European thought, the Enlightenment continues to be a reference point for philosophers, scholars and opinion-formers. To many it remains the inspiration of our commitments to the betterment of the human...
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  • The Cambridge Companion to Constantinople by Sarah Bassett

    The Cambridge Companion to Constantinople by Sarah Bassett

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    From its foundation in the fourth century, to its fall to the Ottoman Turks in the fifteenth, 'Constantinople' not only identified a geographical location, but also summoned an idea. On the one hand, there was the fact of Constantinople, the city of...
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  • The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933 by Zara Steiner

    The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933 by Zara Steiner

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    The peace treaties represented an almost impossible attempt to solve the problems caused by a murderous world war. In The Lights that Failed: European International History 1919-1933, part of the Oxford History of Modern Europe series, Steiner challenges...
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  • The Curtain and the Wall: A Journey in the Shadow of the Cold War by Timothy Phillips

    The Curtain and the Wall: A Journey in the Shadow of the Cold War by Timothy Phillips

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    The Iron Curtain divided the continent of Europe, north to south, with the Berlin Wall as its most visible, infamous manifestation. Since the Cold War ended and these borders came down, Europe has transformed itself. New generations have grown up, freed...
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  • The European Economy since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond by Barry Eichengreen 9780691138480

    The European Economy since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond by Barry Eichengreen 9780691138480

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    In 1945, many Europeans still heated with coal, cooled their food with ice, and lacked indoor plumbing. Today, things could hardly be more different. Over the second half of the twentieth century, the average European's buying power tripled, while...
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  • A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility by Taner Akcam

    A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility by Taner Akcam

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    In 1915, the Turkish government systematically organised the wholesale slaughter of a complete race, the Armenians. Under the cover of World War I, through the secret organisation of unofficial gangs of Kurds, released prisoners, German officers and...
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  • The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple by Malcolm Barber

    The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple by Malcolm Barber

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    The Order of the Temple, founded in 1119 to protect pilgrims around Jerusalem, developed into one of the most influential corporations in the medieval world. It has retained its hold on the modern imagination thanks to the dramatic events of the...
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  • The First Crusade: The Call from the East by Peter Frankopan

    The First Crusade: The Call from the East by Peter Frankopan

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    From the author of the No. 1 bestseller The Silk Roads: A New History of the World The First Crusade is one of the best-known and most written-about events in history but in this new book Dr Peter Frankopan asks vital questions that have never been...
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  • The Idea of North by Peter Davidson

    The Idea of North by Peter Davidson

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    As with the compass needle, so people have always been most powerfully attracted northwards; everyone carries within them their own concept of north. "The Idea of North" is a study, ranging widely in time and place, of some of the ways in which...
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  • The Story of Cambridge by Stephanie Boyd

    The Story of Cambridge by Stephanie Boyd

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    How did a small market town on the edge of the Fens become famous throughout the world? And how do Cambridge's two communities – 'town' and 'gown' – get along? This engaging history explains how Cambridge has developed from its prehistoric roots to...
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  • Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Migration, Empires and the People c790-Present Day Revision Guide by Aaron Wilkes

    Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Britain: Migration, Empires and the People c790-Present Day Revision Guide by Aaron Wilkes

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    This Britain: Migration, Empires and the People c790-Present Day Revision Guide is part of the popular Oxford AQA GCSE 9-1 History series. Written by our original author team to match the new AQA 9-1 GCSE specification, this guide covers exactly what...
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  • Street Without A Name: Childhood And Other Misadventures In Bulgaria by Kapka Kassabova 9781846271243

    Street Without A Name: Childhood And Other Misadventures In Bulgaria by Kapka Kassabova 9781846271243

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    After years on the outside, Bulgaria has finally made it into the EU club in 2007, but beyond the cliches about undrinkable wine, cheap property and assassins with poison-tipped umbrellas, the country remains a largely unknown quantity. Born on the muddy...
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