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Army of the Night

The Life and Death of Jean Moulin, Legend of the French Resistance

by Patrick Marnham

<p>Who was the enigmatic Jean Moulin, a man as skilled in deception as he was in acts of heroism? The memory of this French Resistance hero, who was betrayed to the Gestapo and tortured to death by Klaus Barbie, the infamous 'Butcher of Lyon', ...

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Arnhem

The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

by Antony Beevor

On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero engines. He went out on to his balcony above the flat landscape of southern Holland to watch the vast air armada of ...

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Arvind Kejriwal & the Aam Aadmi Party

An Inside Look

by Pran Kurup

<p>This book provides a unique perspective on Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi party (AAP) through the keen observations and first-hand insights of an active AAP volunteer and close personal friend of Kejriwal from his undergraduate days at IIT

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As Big as the West

The Pioneer Life of Granville Stuart

by Clyde A. Milner II & Carol A. O'Connor

<p>Granville Stuart (1834-1918) is a quintessential Western figure, a man whose adventures rival those of Wyatt Earp, Buffalo Bill, or Sitting Bull, and who embodied many of the contradictions of America's westward expansion. Stuart collected ...

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As It Happened

by Button John

In this compulsively readable book <b>John Button</b> reflects on the patterns in his life, from growing up in his father's house in Ballarat to his days as a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor governments. He is a natural ...

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Assata

An Autobiography

by Assata Shakur

<p>'Deftly written...a spellbinding tale.'<br /> <em>The New York Times</em></p> <p>In 2013 Assata Shakur, founding member of the Black Liberation Army, former Black Panther and godmother of Tupac Shakur, became the first ever woman to make ...

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Atatürk

An Intellectual Biography

by M. ?ükrü Hanio?lu

<p>When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became the first president of Turkey in 1923, he set about transforming his country into a secular republic where nationalism sanctified by science--and by the personality cult Atatürk created around himself--would ...

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Athelstan (Penguin Monarchs)

The Making of England

by Tom Holland

<p>The formation of England occurred against the odds: an island divided into rival kingdoms, under savage assault from Viking hordes. But, after King Alfred ensured the survival of Wessex and his son Edward expanded it, his grandson Athelstan ...

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Attlee

A Life in Politics

by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds

<p>Clement Attlee - the man who created the welfare state and decolonised vast swathes of the British Empire, including India - has been acclaimed by many as Britain's greatest twentieth-century prime minister. Yet somehow Attlee the man remains

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Aubrey's Brief Lives

by John Aubrey

<p>WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RUTH SCURR</p> <p>John Aubrey was a modest man, a self-styled antiquarian and the man who invented modern biography. His ‘lives’ of the prominent figures of his generation and the Elizabethan era, including ...

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Augustus

From Revolutionary to Emperor

by Adrian Goldsworthy

ISBN: 9780753829158

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Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt

With Linked Table of Contents

by Theodore Roosevelt

<p>Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth President of the United States. A leader of the Republican Party and of the Progressive Party, he was a Governor of New York and a professional historian, naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and ...

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Balcony Over Jerusalem: A Middle East Memoir

by John Lyons

A gripping memoir of life in Jerusalem from one of Australia's most experienced Middle East correspondents. Leading Australian journalist John Lyons will take readers on a fascinating personal journey through the wonders and dangers of the ...

ISBN: 9781460752562

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Balibo

by Jill Jolliffe

<p><strong>Now reissued as a revised, film tie-in edition</strong></p> <p>In October 1975, during the decolonisation of Portuguese Timor, five young television reporters travelled from Australia to report on the brewing unrest in the region. It

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Band on the Bus

Around the World in a Double-Decker

by Richard King

<p>When nine friends set out from England in 1969 to travel the world in a double-decker bus called ‘Hairy Pillock’, little did they know that they would become honorary citizens of Texas, hold the keys to New York, release a record in ...

ISBN: 9780750984546

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Barack and Michelle

The Love Story

by Christopher Andersen

<p>They exploded onto the national political scene in 2004 and within four years captured the ultimate prize. In so doing, they became a First Couple like no other: he the biracial son of a free-spirited Midwesterner and her ...

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Barney Greatrex

From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

by Michael Veitch

ISBN: 9780733640902

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Becoming a Romanov. Grand Duchess Elena of Russia and her World (1807–1873)

by Dr Charles Ruud & Dr Marina Soroka

<p>The Russian Great Reforms of the 1860s were the last major modernizing effort by the Romanov dynasty. From 1855 to 1861, Grand Duchess Elena, born Princess Charlotte of Württemberg (1807-1873), acted as the spokeswoman for the reform-minded ...

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Becoming Belle

by Nuala O'Connor

<p><strong>'Luminous'</strong> SEBASTIAN BARRY</p> <p><strong>'Incandescent characters and mellifluous prose'</strong> LISA CAREY</p> <p><strong>'Reminiscent of Edith Wharton at her very best'</strong> LIZ NUGENT<br ...

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Before and After

Reminiscences of a Working Life

by Edith Morley

Edith Morley (1875-1964) was a scholar and the main 20th century editor of the works of Henry Crabb Robinson. She was the first woman appointed to a chair at an English university-level institution. Born into a middle-class Victorian family, she

ISBN: 9781909747203

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