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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags (signed and numbered Collector's Edition)

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by Tim Marshall
When you see your nation's flag fluttering in the breeze, what do you feel?; For thousands of years flags have represented our hopes and dreams. We wave them. Burn them. March under their colours. And still, in the 21st century, we die for them.
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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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by Marshall, Tim
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements...but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.; To understand Putin's actions, for example, it is essential to consider that, to be a world power, Russia must have a navy. And if its ports freez...
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Spring: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

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by Harrison, Melissa
It is a time of awakening. In our -fields, hedgerows and woodlands, our beaches, cities and parks, an almost imperceptible shift soon becomes a riot of sound and colour: winter ends, and life surges forth once more. Whether in town or country, we all share in this natural rhythm, in the joy and anticipation of the changing year.; In prose and poetry both old and new, Spring mirrors the unfolding of the seas...
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Foxes Unearthed: A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

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by Jones, Lucy
As one of the largest predators left in Britain, the fox is captivating: a comfortably familiar figure in our country landscapes; an intriguing flash of bright-eyed wildness in our towns.; Yet no other animal attracts such controversy, has provoked more column inches or been so ambiguously woven into our culture over centuries, perceived variously as a beautiful animal, a cunning rogue, a vicious pest and a...
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Summer: An Anthology of the Changing Seasons

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by Harrison, Melissa
Summer is a season of richness: gold against blue; sun dazzle on water; sweet fragrance, and the sound of insects, filling the air. We feel the sand between our toes, or the grass beneath our feet. In these long, warm days, languid and sensual, we reconnect with the natural world, revelling in light and scent and colour once more.; Capturing the high point of the year's progress, Summer presents prose and p...
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Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

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by Harrison, Melissa
Autumn is a time of transformation. Crisp, clear days mark summer's close and usher in a new season with its rich scents and vivid palette, leaves flaming red and gold by day, bonfires and fireworks lighting up the lengthening nights. There is abundance, as humans and animals make stores for the winter; and there is decay, which gives rise to the next cycle of life.; In prose and poetry from across the Brit...
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Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

Captained by English nobleman-turned-pirate Joseph Bannister, the Golden Fleece was a pirate ship sunk by the Royal Navy in 1686 taking with it many fortunes' worth of gold. When present-day adventurers John Chatterton and John Mattera hear of it, they know they have to risk everything to get their hands on it.Bestselling author Robert Kurson not only recreates the break-neck excitement of their search for ...
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Super Highway: Sea Power in the 21st Century

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by Parry, Chris
'Whosoever commands the sea, commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade of the world commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.' Sir Walter Raleigh The sea is the engine of globalisation. Since the voyages of the European explorers in the 15th century, it has played a crucial role in the movement of people, goods and ideas; today, over 90 per cent of the world's trade goes b...
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"Dirty Northern B*st*rds" and Other Tales from the Terraces: The Story of Britain's Football Chants

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by Tim Marshall
Why do so many of us attend football grounds, rain or shine, week in week out, to bellow at our fellow countrymen? Because we love it. Football chants are the grassroots of the game, from the Premier League all the way down to the Conference and beyond. They're funny. And they're sharp. And in the UK they run very deep. In this witty and insightful account, Tim Marshall tells the story of British fo...
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Hitler's Forgotten Children: My Life Inside the Lebensborn

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by Ingrid von Oelhafen
'More than 70 years ago I was a "gift" for Adolf Hitler. I was stolen as a baby to be part of one of the most terrible of all Nazi experiments: Lebensborn.'
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Au Reservoir: A New Mapp and Lucia Novel

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by Fraser-Sampson, Guy
The final part of Guy Fraser-Sampson's trilogy of sequels to E.F. Benson's hugely popular Mapp and Lucia series, Au Reservoir finds the residents of Tilling on fine form. The War has wrought great changes, and Lucia struggles to come to terms with rationing, exchange controls and, worst of all, a Labour Government. While Georgie and Olga hobnob with the stars in London, Lucia comforts herself with the thoug...
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People in London: One Photographer. Five Years. The Life of a City.

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by Slater, Richard
London is one of the world's greatest cities. Filled with people of all races, religions and nationalities, and packed with energy, it is a dynamic melting pot and a colourful testimony to the human spirit. Over five years, photographer Richard Slater has traversed the streets of the city, photographing, meeting and talking with ordinary Londoners from all walks of life. The result is this rich and vibrant ...
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Schadenfreude

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by Lihoreau/1
We might not like to admit to it, but everyone - even the gentlest of souls - derives a secret guilty satisfaction from the misfortune of others. Tim Lihoreau has made it his business to uncover the myriad ways in which schadenfreude rears its wicked head, including: Turparphilia: To delight in the less than aesthetically beautiful nature of a friend's offspring. Nimbuphilia: To delight in driving wil...
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The Classical Music Map of Britain

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by Fawkes, Richard
Why is Chelsea so important to the Mozart story? Who really headlined at the first ever Glastonbury Festival? Which small Welsh village do Faure, Stravinsky and Prokofiev have in common? 'The Classical Music Map of Britain' is a charming and fascinating journey around the UK from a classical music perspective. Extensively researched and beautifully written, each entry explains why a particular site in Brita...
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Arc of the Gurkha: From Nepal to the British Army

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by Schlacher, Alex
The Gurkhas are an elite fighting force from Nepal who have served the British Crown since 1815. They occupy a unique place in the public's imagination, and are renowned for their loyalty, professionalism and resolve. Through stunning photography, Arc of the Gurkha explores the span of the Gurkha career from recruitment through to training and deployment up to post-military employment and retirement. Alex...
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Island: How Islands Transform the World

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by Chamberlin, J. Edward
Ever since the dawn of human history, islands have been at the heart of our desires - and our fears. Drawing on anthropology, literature, biology, art, philosophy and earth science, Island tells the groundbreaking story of humans and islands throughout history, and celebrates islands as a central part of the world we live in. With a unique cross-disciplinary approach, encompassing everything from the won...
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Lucia on Holiday

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by Fraser-Sampson
She's back! When arch-snob Emmeline Lucas (known universally as Lucia) makes some money on the stockmarket, the wheels are set in motion for a new adventure - and this time, her ambitions are larger than ever. But eternal rival Elizabeth Mapp-Flint is determined to outshine Lucia and she's got royalty on her side. The much-loved Mapp and Lucia series takes a new turn as the two legendary protagonists travel...
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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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by Tim Marshall
It’s easy to get complacent about maps. In our everyday lives, they are the things that get us from place to place: from the office to a meeting; from our hotel to a recommended restaurant; from the train station to some summer wedding venue in the back of beyond… We forget they’re not simply a guide to navigating the world; to some degree they define it.
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Away at Christmas

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by Jeremy Archer
Away at Christmas is a collection of stories of human endeavour drawn from the journals of famous explorers who have spent Christmas day in far flung places. Covering the period from 1492 to the present day, the book describes where and how each explorer spent the Christmas festival, often against the odds, and what became of them and their parties after the season of good will ended.
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