History & Politics

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  • Stalin's Englishman [HC]
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    Stalin's Englishman [HC]
    18042604

    Through interviews with more than a 100 people who knew Burgess personally, many of whom have never spoken about him before, and the discovery of hitherto secret files, Stalin's Englishman brilliantly unravels the lives of Guy Burgess in all their intriguing, chilling, colorful, tragi-comic wonder.

    $17.95
  • Election Notebook: The Inside Story [HC]
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    Election Notebook: The Inside Story [HC]
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    The 7 May 2015 Nick Robinson stared down the lens of camera 5 in the BBC’s Election Night Studio to explain to millions the significance of an exit poll that shocked the country and heralded an earthquake in British politics. The result is an extraordinary narrative and insight.

    $16.95
  • Henry VII: The Prince of Wales & The Women He Loved [HC]
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    Edward VII: The Women He Loved [HC]
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    Better known as “Bertie,” Edward Prince of Wales was charming and dissolute. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London society, Europe, and the stately homes of England in the second half of the 19th century.

    $17.95
  • 1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence [HC]
    17112202

    1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence: From The Easter Rising to the Present There’s before 1916 and then there’s after. Between them lies the Easter Rising, when Irish republicans took up arms against British rule and changed the course of their country’s history forever.

    $22.95
  • Of Irish Blood [HC]
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    Author Mary Pat Kelly weaves historical characters such as Maud Gonne, William Butler Yeats, Countess Markievicz, Michael Collins, and Eamon de Valera, as well as many more into Of Irish Blood, a vivid and compelling story inspired by the life of her great-aunt.

    $19.95
  • Russian Roulette [SC]
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    Russian Roulette tells the spectacular and harrowing story of the British spies in revolutionary Russia whose mission was to stop Lenin's red tide from washing across the free world. 

    $5.95
  • The King's Speech [SC]
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    The King's Speech is the previously untold story of the extraordinary relationship between an unknown and certainly unqualified speech therapist called Lionel Logue and the haunted young man who became King George VI

    $8.45
  • The Lion Rampant [SC]
    16110606

    The third book in Robert Low's stunning trilogy about the making of Scotland. It is 1314. Robert the Bruce has reigned for eight hard years, driving out his English enemies with fire and sword. Lives have been shredded by war - wives, daughters and lovers slain or imprisoned. 

    $6.95
  • Celtic Lightning [SC]
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    With Celtic Lightning, bestselling author Ken McGoogan plunges into the perpetual debate about Canadian roots and identity: Who do we think we are? 

    $9.95
  • Tales From The Special Forces Club [SC]
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    There are just a handful of men and women alive today who served and fought with the Special Forces during the Second World War. They are a dwindling bunch of veterans in their twilight years whose tales of heroism and daring-do will soon be lost in time forever - yet they still regularly get together in a gentleman's club, right in the heart of London -...

    $8.95
  • When The Luck of the Irish Ran Out [HC]
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    Few countries have been as dramatically transformed in recent years as Ireland. Once a culturally repressed land shadowed by terrorism and on the brink of economic collapse, Ireland finally emerged in the late 1990s as the fastest-growing country in Europe.

    $9.95
  • Celts - Hands On History [SC]
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    Step into the world of the Celts! Make a Celtic chariot, wear a torc, create face paint for battle, use Ogham to write your name, play a tune on a Celtic harp, and make tribal coins. 

    $5.95