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  • A Nasty Little War: The West's Fight to Reverse the Russian Revolution by Anna Reid 9781529326765

    A Nasty Little War: The West's Fight to Reverse the Russian Revolution by Anna Reid 9781529326765

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    A BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR'Chillingly original' Max Hastings'A vivid and sparkling account, full of colour and dark drama' Observer'Brilliantly depicts a disastrous failure' Antony Beevor'Witty and elegant . . . Excellent background to...
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  • The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich

    The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich

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    'A must read' - Margaret Atwood'It would be hard to find a book that feels more important or original' - Viv Groskop, ObserverExtraordinary stories from Soviet women who fought in the Second World War - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in...
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  • Cilka's Journey: The Sunday Times bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

    Cilka's Journey: The Sunday Times bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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    Cilka's Journey is the million copy bestselling sequel to the phenomenon The Tattooist of Auschwitz.Don't miss the conclusion to The Tattooist of Auschwitz Trilogy, Three Sisters. Available now.'She was the bravest person I ever met'Lale Sokolov, The...
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  • The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 9781843430858

    The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 9781843430858

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    The Gulag Archipelago is Solzhenitsyn's masterwork, a vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators and also of heroism, a Stalinist anti-world at the heart of the Soviet Union where the key to...
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  • The Story of Russia: 'An excellent short study' by Orlando Figes

    The Story of Russia: 'An excellent short study' by Orlando Figes

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    A 2022 BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR: Sunday Times * Irish Times * Spectator * Financial Times * Telegraph * Aspects of History 'The history book you need if you want to understand modern Russia' ANNE APPLEBAUM 'A magnificent, magisterial thousand year...
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  • The Romanovs: 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore

    The Romanovs: 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore

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    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 intimate story of twenty...
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  • Sovietistan: A Journey Through Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan by Erika Fatland

    Sovietistan: A Journey Through Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan by Erika Fatland

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    "A mesmerising trip across Central Asia . . . A fascinating travelogue" Financial TimesSHORTLISTED FOR EDWARD STANFORD/LONELY PLANET DEBUT TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR 2020An unforgettable journey through the former Soviet Republics, by a prizewinning...
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  • The Dissident: Alexey Navalny: Profile of a Political Prisoner by David Herszenhorn 9781538709450

    The Dissident: Alexey Navalny: Profile of a Political Prisoner by David Herszenhorn 9781538709450

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    THE DISSIDENT is the story of how one fearless man, offended by the dishonesty and criminality of the Russian political system, mounted a relentless opposition movement and became President Vladimir Putin's most formidable rival-so despised that the...
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  • High Caucasus: A Mountain Quest in Russia’s Haunted Hinterland by Tom Parfitt

    High Caucasus: A Mountain Quest in Russia’s Haunted Hinterland by Tom Parfitt

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDWARD STANFORD TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A thrilling, profound masterpiece' NICHOLAS CRANE'One of our great travel writers' LUKE HARDING'A travel book for our time' SARA WHEELERA breath-taking memoir of Tom Parfitt's remarkable 1,000...
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  • Abyss: The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 by Max Hastings

    Abyss: The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 by Max Hastings

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    A Times History Book of the Year 2022 From the #1 bestselling historian Max Hastings 'the heart-stopping story of the missile crisis' Daily Telegraph The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was the most perilous...
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  • Access to History: Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919-63 for OCR Second Edition by Geoff Layton

    Access to History: Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919-63 for OCR Second Edition by Geoff Layton

    £26.80
    Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR & WJECLevel: A-levelSubject: HistoryFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and...
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  • In the Beginning by Irina Ratushinskaya

    In the Beginning by Irina Ratushinskaya

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    IN THE BEGINNING goes back to the poet's life before her arrest, interweaving her experiences of growing up in Odessa with those of her childhood friend and future husband Igor Geraschenko. With wit and simplicity Irina describes a biased and turbulent...
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  • 1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow by Adam Zamoyski

    1812: Napoleon's Fatal March on Moscow by Adam Zamoyski

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    Adam Zamoyski's bestselling account of Napoleon's invasion of Russia and his catastrophic retreat from Moscow, events that had a profound effect on European history. In 1812 the most powerful man in the world assembled the largest army in...
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  • My Russia: War or Peace? by Mikhail Shishkin

    My Russia: War or Peace? by Mikhail Shishkin

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    In his timely new book, Mikhail Shishkin, argues that Russia is not a 'riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma': we just don't know enough about it. So what is the real story behind Putin's autocratic regime and its invasion of Ukraine?In My Russia:...
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  • The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben MacIntyre

    The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben MacIntyre

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    THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER An exciting Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians and the ultimate gift for anyone who loves a good spy thriller!'The best true spy story I have ever read' John le...
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  • Red Notice: A True Story of Corruption, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder

    Red Notice: A True Story of Corruption, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder

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    'An unburdening, a witness statement and a thriller all at the same time ... electrifying.' The TimesI have to assume that there is a very real chance that Putin or members of his regime will have me killed some day. If I'm killed, you will know who did...
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  • The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 9781784871512

    The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 9781784871512

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    '[The Gulag Archipelago] helped to bring down an empire. Its importance can hardly be exaggerated' Doris Lessing, Sunday Telegraph ...
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  • My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level History: Russia 1917-91: From Lenin to Yeltsin by Robin Bunce

    My Revision Notes: Edexcel AS/A-level History: Russia 1917-91: From Lenin to Yeltsin by Robin Bunce

    RRP: £10.50
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    Exam Board: EdexcelLevel: AS/A-levelSubject: HistoryFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: June 2016Target success in Edexcel AS/A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam...
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  • Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921 by Antony Beevor 9781474610162

    Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921 by Antony Beevor 9781474610162

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    'A masterpiece of history'DAILY TELEGRAPHBetween 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the collapse of the Tsarist empire. Many regard this savage civil war as the most influential event of the modern era. An incompatible...
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  • The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz

    The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom by Slavomir Rawicz

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    'I hope The Long Walk will remain as a memorial to all those who live and die for freedom, and for all those who for many reasons could not speak for themselves'Slavomir RawiczSlavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19 November 1939 he was...
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  • The Showman: The Inside Story of the Invasion That Shook the World and Made a Leader of Volodymyr Zelensky by Simon Shuster 9780008599171

    The Showman: The Inside Story of the Invasion That Shook the World and Made a Leader of Volodymyr Zelensky by Simon Shuster 9780008599171

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    'This book offers a front row seat to history as it is being made' ANNE APPLEBAUM 'This is the Zelensky book we've been waiting for' CATHERINE BELTON 'An elegant...
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  • The Fall of Yugoslavia by Misha Glenny

    The Fall of Yugoslavia by Misha Glenny

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    Misha Glenny's acclaimed account of the war in former Yugoslavia contains substantial new material that discusses the end of the five-year conflict and looks ahead to an uneasy future in this turbulent region. Writing in the Evening Standard, Fitzroy...
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  • Stalin: A Biography by Robert Service

    Stalin: A Biography by Robert Service

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    Drawing on a wealth of unexplored material - available for the first time since the collapse of the former Soviet Union - Robert Service's biography of Stalin is the most authoritative yet published. It concentrates not simply on Stalin as dedicated...
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  • Oxford AQA History for A Level: Revolution and Dictatorship: Russia 1917-1953 Revision Guide by Rob Bircher

    Oxford AQA History for A Level: Revolution and Dictatorship: Russia 1917-1953 Revision Guide by Rob Bircher

    £11.51
    This Revolution and Dictatorship: Russia 1917-1953 Revision Guide is part of the bestselling Oxford AQA History for A Level series developed by Sally Waller. Written to match the new AQA specification, this series helps you deepen your historical...
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  • Cilka's Journey: The Sunday Times bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 9781785769047

    Cilka's Journey: The Sunday Times bestselling sequel to The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris 9781785769047

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    Cilka's Journey is the million copy bestselling sequel to the phenomenon The Tattooist of Auschwitz.Don't miss the conclusion to The Tattooist of Auschwitz Trilogy, Three Sisters. Available now.'She was the bravest person I ever met'Lale Sokolov, The...
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  • The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine by Serhii Plokhy

    The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine by Serhii Plokhy

    RRP: £10.99
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    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF CHERNOBYL: HISTORY OF A TRAGEDY'An indispensable guide to the tragic history of a great European nation' Sunday Telegraph'This is present-minded history at its most urgent. Anyone wanting to...
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  • Abyss: World on the Brink, The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 by Max Hastings

    Abyss: World on the Brink, The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 by Max Hastings

    RRP: £10.99
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    A Times History Book of the Year 2022 From the #1 bestselling historian Max Hastings 'the heart-stopping story of the missile crisis' Daily Telegraph The 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis was the most perilous...
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  • Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar

    Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar

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    A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Nonfiction Bestseller! - What happened that night on Dead Mountain?The mystery of Dead Mountain: In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation...
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  • Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya

    Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya

    RRP: £12.99
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    Anna Politkovskaya turns her steely gaze on President Putin and his early regime in this explosive book.From Putin's tyrannical grip on ordinary citizens to rampant corruption in highest ranks of the government, as well as Mafia dealings, scandals in the...
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  • My Revision Notes: OCR A-level History: Russia and its Rulers 1855-1964 by Andrew Holland

    My Revision Notes: OCR A-level History: Russia and its Rulers 1855-1964 by Andrew Holland

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    Exam Board: OCRLevel: A-LevelSubject: HistoryFirst Teaching: September 2015First Exam: Summer 2016Target success in OCR A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam preparation...
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  • The Shortest History of the Soviet Union by Sheila Fitzpatrick 9781913083403

    The Shortest History of the Soviet Union by Sheila Fitzpatrick 9781913083403

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781913083403Author Sheila FitzpatrickFormat PaperbackPage Count 244Imprint Old Street PublishingPublisher Old Street Publishing
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  • A Short History of Russia by Mark Galeotti

    A Short History of Russia by Mark Galeotti

    RRP: £12.99
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    'Fascinating... One of the most astute political commentators on Putin and modern Russia' Financial Times'An amazing achievement' Peter FrankopanCan anyone truly understand Russia?Russia is a country with no natural borders, no single ethos, no true...
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  • From Russia with Blood: Putin's Ruthless Killing Campaign and Secret War on the West by Heidi Blake

    From Russia with Blood: Putin's Ruthless Killing Campaign and Secret War on the West by Heidi Blake

    RRP: £9.99
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    'A real life thriller, packed with characters that even John le Carre couldn't dream of. If this doesn't scare you, then you're not paying attention.' Oliver Bullough They thought they would be safe in Britain. They were wrong. ...
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  • War With Russia: A Menacing Account by General Sir Richard Shirreff

    War With Russia: A Menacing Account by General Sir Richard Shirreff

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    The chilling political thriller dangerously close to becoming reality 'This is key reading. Full of foresight, by General turned prophet.' Dr. Peter Caddick-Adams'Make no mistake: if Russia marches into the Baltics it means nuclear war.' Damian...
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  • The Cold War: A World History by Odd Arne Westad

    The Cold War: A World History by Odd Arne Westad

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    'Masterly ... a book of resounding importance for appraising our global future as well as understanding our past' Richard Davenport-Hines, The Times Literary Supplement, Books of the Year'A masterful survey that will set the standard for Cold War...
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  • Overreach: The Inside Story of Putin’s War Against Ukraine by Owen Matthews 9780008562786

    Overreach: The Inside Story of Putin’s War Against Ukraine by Owen Matthews 9780008562786

    RRP: £10.99
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    Winner of the Pushkin House Book Prize 2023 *A Telegraph Book of the Year* A Times Best Book of Summer 2023 *Shortlisted for the...
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  • Overreach: The Inside Story of Putin's War Against Ukraine by Owen Matthews

    Overreach: The Inside Story of Putin's War Against Ukraine by Owen Matthews

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    Winner of the Pushkin House Book Prize 2023 *A Telegraph Book of the Year* A Times Best Book of Summer 2023 *Shortlisted for the...
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  • Blood on the Snow: The Russian Revolution 1914-1924 by Robert Service 9781529065824

    Blood on the Snow: The Russian Revolution 1914-1924 by Robert Service 9781529065824

    RRP: £30.00
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    'A terrific book about a terrifying subject by the best historian of Russia working today' - Michael Burleigh, author of The Third Reich'This work of a lifetime presents high-octane, high-politcal drama' - GuardianIn Blood on the Snow, Robert Service...
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  • Grey Bees by Andrey Kurkov

    Grey Bees by Andrey Kurkov

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    Ukraine's most famous novelist dramatises the conflict raging in his country through the adventures of a mild-mannered beekeeper. "A warm and surprisingly funny book from Ukraine's greatest living novelist" Charlie Connelly, New European Books of the...
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  • Lenin: A Biography by Robert Service

    Lenin: A Biography by Robert Service

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    Lenin is a colossal figure whose influence on twentieth-century history cannot be underestimated. Robert Service has written a calmly authoritative biography on this seemingly unknowable figure. Making use of recently opened archives, he has been able to...
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