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Modern History/Current Affairs

Modern History/Current Affairs

Modern History and Current Affairs, economics and 20th century events. Major historians from TV and the academic world in print, in full, in their own words.

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JFK IN IRELAND: Four Days that Changed a President
RYAN TUBRIDY    Book Number: 71747
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The idolised, handsome and glamorous John Fitzgerald Kennedy, great-grandson of Irish immigrants, was the first and only Irish-Catholic American to be elected President of the USA. In this fully i...
THE FORSAKEN
TIM TZOULIADIS    Book Number: 74554
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Subtitled 'From the Great Depression to the Gulags: Hope and Betrayal in Stalin's Russia', this book was winner of the Longman/History Today Book of the Year. In the depths of the Depression of th...

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THE SUGAR GIRLS
DUNCAN BARRETT & NUALA CALVI    Book Number: 74069
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On a crisp September day in 1944, Ethel Alleyne stood outside Tate & Lyle's factory at Plaistow Wharf on the shining curve of the Thames. Looking up at the giant gate, Ethel felt as if she had bee...

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FREEDOM AND ORDER: History, Politics and the English Bible
NICK SPENCER    Book Number: 74620
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We feel pretty safe in asserting that readers, whether they believe in God or not, would have to agree that the impact of the Bible, particularly the King James version, on English literature and c...

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THE SWEETHEARTS
LYNN RUSSELL & NEIL HANSON    Book Number: 74806
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The women at the Rowntree's factory in York kept the chocolates coming from the 1930s through to the 1980s enduring war, depression, hardship and strikes. We read about 14 year old Madge who in 19...
PRAY FOR US SINNERS
PATRICK TAYLOR    Book Number: 74584
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In Belfast in 1973 the Troubles are raging. Two Ulstermen, two sides - on one, British Army bomb-disposal officer Marcus Richardson. On the other, Davy MacCutcheon, Provisional IRA armourer who ha...

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BERLIN 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev
FEDERICK KEMPE    Book Number: 74698
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Based on a wealth of new documents and interviews, filled with fresh - sometimes startling - insights, and written with immediacy and drama, this extraordinary book takes a look at key events of th...

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WHAT DID THE BABY BOOMERS EVER DO FOR US?
FRANCIS BECKETT    Book Number: 75100
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The sixties really began in 1956, when John Osborne's working class hero Jimmy Porter strutted onto the stage with his jazz trumpet and denounced the conservatism of the Edwardian twilight. By the...

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WHATEVER NEXT? Reminiscences of a Journey Through Life
EARL FERRERS    Book Number: 75107
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Robin, 13th Earl Ferrers, was a unique House of Lords minister, a man admired and respected on both sides of the House. 'His book' says the Marquess of Salisbury, 'reflects these qualities and is ...
COUNTDOWN: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth
ALAN WEISMAN    Book Number: 75358
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In a powerful investigation into the chances for humanity's future, one of the most provocative journalists at work today has produced a book with a message that will change how we see our lives an...

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