Modern History/Current Affairs

Modern History/Current Affairs

Modern History/Current Affairs

Modern History/Current Affairs

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ANGRY BRIGADE:
GORDON CARR    Book Number: 87558
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The "Stoke Newington Eight" were tried in December 1972 and following an appeal for clemency four of them were acquitted, with the sentences reduced for the others. The author Gordon Carr has rese...
BRAZIL: The Fortunes of War
NEILL LOCHERY    Book Number: 87560
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War! What is it good for? Well, for Brazil, generating enormous wealth and fundamentally transforming its economy and infrastructure. In this fast-paced of analysis of war and diplomatic intrigue N...
LONDONERS: Secret Scenes of the Capital 1960-1989
ROBERT HALLMANN    Book Number: 87580
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In 1956, Robert Hallman visited London for a day and fell in love with the city forever, using up two films on his camera rather than the usual one image per scene allowance he limited himself to w...
RUSSIA'S LAST GASP: The Eastern Front 1916-17
PRIT BUTTAR    Book Number: 87594
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For British troops it was the year of the Somme, but for Russia 1916 was the year of Brusilov's big push against Germany, to be followed by a cataclysmic revolution at home. This fascinating book ...
TIMEKEEPERS: How the World Became Obsessed with Time
SIMON GARFIELD    Book Number: 87600
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TIMEKEEPERS: How the World Became Obsessed with Time
FRACTURED TIMES: Culture and Society in the 20th Century
ERIC HOBSBAWM    Book Number: 87482
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The brilliant and original historian Eric Hobsbawm died in 2012 and this book shows this revolutionary traditionalist at his best. It is an account of the collapse of the high bourgeois culture of...
LONDON A TO Z
JOHN METCALFE    Book Number: 87489
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Decorated by Edward Bawden in his inimitable and humorous linocut illustrations, beginning with Achilles' Statue near Hyde Park Corner, Admiralty at Whitehall and ending with zebra crossings and zo...
FEMINIST REVOLUTION
BONNIE MORRIS & D. M. WITHERS    Book Number: 87676
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Sub-titled 'The Struggle For Women's Liberation 1966-1988', today slut shaming and misinformation continue and despite the huge advances made by the women's liberation movements, entrenched views o...
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Life in Girls' Boarding Schools 1939-79
YSENDA MAXTONE GRAHAM    Book Number: 87690
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Old girls will remember the smell of cauliflower cheese, know their Matins Colects by heart, associate Friday with the smell of fish, been proud that they once made a whole long-sleeved silk blouse...
AFRICAN EXODUS: Migration and the Future of Europe
ASFA-WOSSEN ASSERATE    Book Number: 87697
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Cambridge educated author Asserate is a member of the Imperial House of Ethiopia, who became a refugee in 1974 after the overthrow of the monarchy. He works as a consultant for African and Middle ...
COMMONS AND LORDS: A Short Anthropology of Parliament
EMMA CREWE    Book Number: 87705
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Not just for the sake of democracy, but also because the surprises it contains challenge our understanding of British politics, this excellent little book pulls back the curtain on both the upper H...
DON'’T TRUST, DON'T FEAR, DON'T BEG
BEN STEWART    Book Number: 87707
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Sub-titled '100 Days As A Prisoner of Putin', this is the story of the Arctic 30 and the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. In September 2013 the crew scaled a Russian oil platform and there protest ...
FUTURE IS HISTORY: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
MASHA GESSEN    Book Number: 87711
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A fine example of journalism approximating art, the book is about the rise of authoritarianism in Russia and how in one country after another individual aspirations for wealth and power mutated int...
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