Her Best Shot

Her Best Shot

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The relationship between women and guns and the ways in which the figure of an armed woman has served as a lightning rod for cultural issues are examined in a study that ...

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Peace in the Making

Peace in the Making

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First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

My Thoughts Be Bloody

My Thoughts Be Bloody

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My Thoughts Be Bloody, a sweeping family saga, revives an extraordinary figure whose name has been missing, until now, from the story of President Lincoln’s

Everything in Moderation

Everything in Moderation

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'I've never met Danny Finkelstein but I think I'm in love with him. His book is such good company - sane, intelligent and witty. He

Showmen, Socialites and the Savoy

Showmen, Socialites and the Savoy

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In 1889, Victorian impresario Richard D'Oyly Carte opened The Savoy, Britain's first luxury hotel. Allowing the rich to live like royalty, it attracted glamour, scandal

The Hacienda : A Memoir

The Hacienda : A Memoir

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De la un autor britanic premiat vine o carte de memorii luxuriantă și captivantă - un Out of Africa plasat în Anzii venezueleni. Cu o

GREAT HARRY'S NAVY

GREAT HARRY'S NAVY

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WATERLOO: THE BATTLE THAT BROUGHT DOWN NAPOLEON

WATERLOO: THE BATTLE THAT BROUGHT DOWN NAPOLEON

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A masterly and concise reinterpretation of one of the seminal events in modern history, by one of the world's foremost military historians. The battle on

Theresa May

Theresa May

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Only the second woman to hold office at 10 Downing Street, Theresa May inherits the most difficult political mandate of recent times: to negotiate Britain’s

Arena of Ambition

Arena of Ambition

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Older than fourteen colleges and the Boat Race, the Cambridge Union has been an important part of university life at Cambridge since its foundation in

Game Change : Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime

Game Change : Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime

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Povestea captivantă din interiorul alegerilor prezidențiale din 2008, scrisă de doi dintre cei mai buni reporteri politici din țară. 'Este una dintre cele mai bune

Unmanned

Unmanned

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Drones have become the controversial new weapon of choice for the US military abroad. Unmanned details the causes and deadly consequences of this terrifying new

Kitchener

Kitchener

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The words 'Britons Wants You' and 'Your Country Needs You' are echoes from the First World War - a time very different from today but

The Art of Resistance

The Art of Resistance

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An unforgettable World War II memoir set in Nazi-occupied France and filled with romance and adventure: a former Eastern European Jew remembers his flight from

A New Birth of Freedom

A New Birth of Freedom

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The book presents a powerful case for reviewing and renewing the basis of our most important human rights.

A Brief History of the Battle of Agincourt

A Brief History of the Battle of Agincourt

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Few victories have been so complete, or achieved against such heavy odds, as that won by Henry V against Charles VI's army at Agincourt on

ZERO SIX BRAVO

ZERO SIX BRAVO

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bestsellerul nr. 1 din Sunday Times. Aceasta este povestea adevărată și nespusă a celei mai disperate bătălii purtate de forțele speciale britanice și aliate prinse

My Friend the Mercenary

My Friend the Mercenary

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He wanted a war. And, for his sins, he got one. James Brabazon was an ambitious young war reporter when he entered the chaos of

Fandango at the Wall

Fandango at the Wall

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It's a history that has involved periods of great friendship with robust trade and loose immigration policies. But the US-Mexican relationship has also been beset

Two Old French Satires on the power of the Keys

Two Old French Satires on the power of the Keys

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These thirteenth-century French comic texts, L'Escommeniement au lecheor and Le Pardon de foutre, are two of the earliest satires on the Church's power to 'loosen

Zero Night

Zero Night

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A remarkable story told in full for the first time: a rip-roaring adventure story of WWII derring-do, all the more thrilling for being true. Oflag

Establishment and Meritocracy

Establishment and Meritocracy

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Like so many of the postwar generation in Britain, Peter Hennessy climbed the ladders of opportunity set up by the 1944 Education Act designed to

Reporting on Hitler : Rothay Reynolds and the British Press in Nazi Berlin by Will Wainewright

Reporting on Hitler : Rothay Reynolds and the British Press in Nazi Berlin by Will Wainewright

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Allegedly the only man capable of holding the Fuhrer's intense gaze, Rothay Reynolds was a leading foreign correspondent between the wars and ran the Daily

Return

Return

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'After growing up in Britain following exile from Palestine in 1948, Karmi returns to her homeland in the hope of helping with the peace process

To Fight Alongside Friends : The First World War Diary of Charlie May

To Fight Alongside Friends : The First World War Diary of Charlie May

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The First World War Diaries of Manchester Pals Captain Charlie May - written and kept in secret and published now for the first time. A

Charlie Company Journeys Home

Charlie Company Journeys Home

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Using countless interviews as well as original diaries and letters, Andrew Wiest lays bare the horror of the Vietnam War for those left behind and

A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

A House in the Mountains: The Women Who Liberated Italy from Fascism

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The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter returns with the final volume in her Resistance Quartet--the powerful and inspiring true story of the women

Dole Queues and Demons

Dole Queues and Demons

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A unique blend of graphic design, bold art or photography and cunning psychology, election posters are an unsung art form, stretching back to the dawn

Women warriors for Allah

Women warriors for Allah

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Dutch investigative journalists Janny Groen and Annieke Kranenberg offer an indispensable corrective to the conventional view that Muslim women in jihad are either pacifi...

Doorway to Hell: Disaster in Somalia

Doorway to Hell: Disaster in Somalia

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Spring, 1993: Most of Somalia outside of Mogadishu was secured. Then something went wrong... It started as a mission of mercy-to feed the hungry, cure

Scotland Vs England

Scotland Vs England

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For 300 years, Scotland and England have stood together, united in glorious kinship. This text is full of angry jibes and gentle jokes between the

East-West Divan

East-West Divan

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This collection of scholarly essays on Egyptian culture, history, society, archeology, literature, art, and conservation is published in memory of Werner Mark Linz, who s...

An American Body-politic

An American Body-politic

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A reflection on the metaphor of the body politic throughout American history

A History of the Rod

A History of the Rod

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This famous book was first published in 1865, at the apogée of the Victorian era. Its full title—‘A History of the Rod in All Countries,

Shadow State

Shadow State

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Every year the British government spends GBP80 billion outsourcing public services. Today, private companies are responsible for fulfilling some of the most sensitive an...

A Republic in Time

A Republic in Time

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Republic in Time: Temporality and Social Imagination in Nineteenth-Century America

Angels of mercy

Angels of mercy

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William Seraile uncovers the history of the colored orphan asylum, founded in New York City in 1836 as the nation's first orphanage for African American

Lost Bodies

Lost Bodies

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History--and the bodies of the most famous--truly move in mysterious ways. Along with short biographies of their lives, Lost Bodies explores the controversies surroundin...

Discourse By Three Drunkards On Government

Discourse By Three Drunkards On Government

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A Discourse by Three Drunkards on Government takes the form of a debate between a spokesman for Western ideals of democracy and progress, and an

The Roman Empire in 100 Haikus

The Roman Empire in 100 Haikus

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The Roman Empire has been a source of fascination to political thinkers, the obsession of some of the greatest historians, and has influenced art down

Fighting monsters

Fighting monsters

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Against the backdrop of the British-American law- and war-making of the first decade of the millennium, Fighting Monsters considers how the way we think about

Code Name Caesar

Code Name Caesar

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In the waning days of World War II, a little-known battle took place under the frozen seas off the coast of Norway . . .

From Tax Populism to Ethnic Nationalism

From Tax Populism to Ethnic Nationalism

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During the last 15-20 years a new party family of radical right-wing populism (RRP) has emerged in Western Europe, consisting of parties such as the

Courage

Courage

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Courage: The Politics of Life and Limb is a compelling and highly original study of the paradox of courage. Richard Avramenko contends that courage is

The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russia Revolution

The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russia Revolution

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A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of the finest Russian historians writing today. In

Imagining Postcommunism

Imagining Postcommunism

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Although the 1956 Hungarian uprising failed to liberate the country from Soviet domination, it became a symbol of freedom for people throughout Eastern Europe and

The Story of the British and Their Weather : From Frost Fairs to Indian Summers

The Story of the British and Their Weather : From Frost Fairs to Indian Summers

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The British weather: famously changeable, subject of endless complaint and endless small talk. We all feel we know it well as a largely benign backdrop

Partner to power

Partner to power

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A former congressional staffer and Capitol Hill veteran recounts the colorful history of presidential advisers, showing how influential these unelected appointees have ...

How to Start a Revolution

How to Start a Revolution

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HOW TO START A REVOLUTION is an examination of fourth wave feminism and political youth culture. It is also a much-needed reminder that government by

Women at the Siege, Peking 1900

Women at the Siege, Peking 1900

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On 20 June 1900, Baron von Ketteler, the German Minister, was assassinated in a Peking street. By 4pm the first shots were fired into the

Street Fighting Years

Street Fighting Years

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In 'Street Fighting Years' Tariq Ali surveys the political upheaval and change of the 1960s, taking in Vietnam, the death of Che Guevara, and the

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

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# 1 NOW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Nu trebuia să fie niciodată atât de mică diferența. Și bineînțeles că trebuia să câștige. Modul în care Hillary

Four Years on the Western Front

Four Years on the Western Front

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Originally published under a pseudonym in 1922, this memoir of a private soldier in the London Rifle Brigade is closely based on the letters he

I Am the Border, So I Am

I Am the Border, So I Am

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‘I was living the quiet life, watching the traffic and the sheep go by and then Brexit came along and I listened to people dismissing

The Hidden Lives of London Streets

The Hidden Lives of London Streets

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London's streets have always worn a variety of influences, reflecting the diverse crowds who live and work on them. Take a walk down any number

Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand

Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand

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In Victorian London, the age of consent was just thirteen. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed, tricked and sold into prostitution. If not marked out for

Putin: A Man's Manual of Manliness

Putin: A Man's Manual of Manliness

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A hilarious spoof gift activity book featuring everyone's favorite Russian premier, packed with amusing stories, games, and inspirational quotes from the man himself. ...

Mad Men & Bad Men

Mad Men & Bad Men

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What happened when a rag-tag band of scruffs and smart-arses invaded Westminster, sprinkling creative fairy dust over earnest politicians? How much did snappy slogans a...

The Chaplin Machine Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde

The Chaplin Machine Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde

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Could Buster Keaton have starred in Battleship Potemkin? Did Trotsky plan to write the great Soviet comedy? And why did Lenin love circus clowns? haplin

Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the World

Empire and Superempire: Britain, America and the World

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The present American “empire” is often compared with the British one of yore—not surprising in view of the fact that Afghanistan and Iraq were once