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Tibet Unconquered - The Epic Struggle for Independence

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by Wolff, Diane
Nestled high in the snow peaks of the Himalayas, Tibet has become a passionate symbol of spiritual freedom in the face of political oppression. But as China's power continues to grow, some argue that Tibet's fate is sealed, while others insist that Tibet will prevail with the help of the Dalai Lama and its immense spiritual power. As the world commemorates sixty years of occupation, East Asia expert Diane W...
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Lenanon: Liberation, Conflict and Crises

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by Rubin/4
For the first time since the 1980s, Lebanon is now constantly on the front page of the world's media. This book seeks to explain the contemporary situation in Lebanon and how it affects the region and the world.
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The Restoration of Rome: Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders

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by Heather, Peter
In 476 AD the last of Rome's emperors was deposed by a barbarian general, the son of one of Attila the Hun's henchmen, and the imperial vestments were despatched to Constantinople. The curtain fell on the Roman Empire in Western Europe, its territories divided between successor kingdoms constructed around barbarian military manpower. But if the Roman Empire was dead, the dream of restoring it refused to die...
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Historic London - An Explorer's Companion

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by Stephen Inwood
There is hardly a city in the world with richer historical and cultural associations than London. It is a place where history has been made for thousands of years, and where it is still being made today. It is not a city frozen in time, preserved in its ancient medieval pomp but a place that has been at or near the centre of national life for a thousand years and at the forefront of international political,...
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Monkey Puzzle Jigsaw Book

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by Donaldson, Julia
Poor little Monkey has lost his mum. Kindly Butterfly tries to help, but somehow she keeps getting it wrong! Will Monkey ever find his mum? Children will have hours of fun assembling six favourite jigsaw scenes from the best-selling book, and reading the original story.
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Conversations With Myself

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by Nelson Mandela
This book comes with a foreword by President Barack Obama. Nelson Mandela is one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has opened his personal archive, which offers an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life. "Conversations With Myself" gives readers access to the private man behind ...
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Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas Of The Balkans

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by Dennis Hupchick
The dramatic, tumultuous and often tragic human events that erupted in the Balkan Peninsula following the collapse of communism between 1989 and 1991 have captured the Western world's attention throughout the 1990s. This book contains 50 colour, full-page maps and extensive explanatory text to explore this often complicated and war-torn history. The maps not only illustrate the area's physical geography, bu...
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Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of Eastern Europe

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by Dennis Hupchick
This reference is a guide to a full understanding of the complicated history of Eastern Europe. Addressing the need for a comprehensive map collection for reference and classroom use, the volume includes 52 two-colour full page maps which are each accompanied by a facing page of explanatory text to provide a useful aid in physical geography and in an area's political development over time. The maps illustra...
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The Snail and the Whale

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by Julia Donaldson
One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it's the tiny snail who saves the day.
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News from No Man's Land

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by John Simpson
In News from No Man’s Land, John Simpson focuses on how journalists set about finding the stories that make the headlines. On 13 November 2001 John Simpson and a BBC news crew walked into Kabul and the liberation of the Afghan capital was broadcast to a waiting world. It was the end of a sustained campaign against the Taliban, a campaign that Simpson had covered from the beginning, despite appalling diffic...
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Mushrooms: A Comprehensive Guide

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by Roger Phillips
The culmination of over thirty years' work, this authoritative and superbly illustrated reference work is packed with the most up-to-date information and original photographs. Set to become the essential illustrated mycological encyclopedia for the next 25 years, this book is also clear, user friendly and will appeal to a wide range of readers. Unsurpassed in both illustrative and descriptive detail, Mushro...
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Three Sheets to the Wind

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by Pete Brown
Meet Pete Brown, a beer jounalist, beer drinker and author of an irreverent book about British beer, "Man Walks Into A Pub". One day, Pete's world is rocked when he discovers several countries produce, consume and celebrate beer far more than we do. The Germans claim they make the best beer in the world, the Australians consider its consumption a patriotic duty, the Spanish regard lager as a trendy youth dr...
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India after Gandhi

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by Ramachandra Guha
“India after Gandhi” is the history of the world’s largest democracy, by Ramachandra Guha. Born against a background of privation and civil war, divided along lines of caste, class, language and religion, independent India emerged, somehow, as a united and democratic country. This remarkable book tells the full story - the pain and the struggle, the humiliations and the glories - of the world’s largest and...
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Where There is No Doctor

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by Werner, David
With 3 million copies in print in over 50 languages, Where There Is No Doctor is the most widely used health care manual in use in developing countries today. Using simple language and hundreds of drawings, the book provides information about recognising, treating and preventing common illnesses and injuries. But it is far more than simple first aid information. It covers a wide range of subjects that affec...
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Listz:My Travelling Circus Life

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by David Ian Allsobrook
Liszt, a dominant figure in the Romantic Movement, has been the subject of a number of scholarly studies. However many of the subjects of his intermittent relationship with Britain and with a largely philistine British public, have necessarily been overlooked in earlier depictions of the broad sweep of his life. Dr Allsobrook brings together the story of Liszt's encounters with the English provinces, Scotla...
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The Dominica Story - A History of the Island

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by Lennox Honychurch
This text traces the origin and development of this island from its volcanic formation to 1994. The author interweaves the island's history with geography, ecology, folklore and social custom to inform the reader about both Dominica and Caribbean history as a whole.
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History of The Arabs

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by Hitti/1
This authoritative study of the Arabians and the Arabic-speaking peoples is a hugely valuable source of information on Arab history. Suitable for both scholars and the general reader, it unrolls one of the richest and most instructive panoramas in history, telling with insight the story of the rise of Islam in the Middle Ages, its conquests, its empire, its time of greatness and of decay. For this revised t...
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A History of Russia

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by Bartlett/6
Russia is the largest country on the planet, a multi-ethnic empire, a great power of global significance. For much of its history it has been a 'peasant state', in which peasant society and values interacted critically with those of the ruling elites. In modern times its society has produced artists, writers, musicians, scientists and cosmonauts who have made a unique contribution to world culture. In th...
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Twentieth Century Spain

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by Romero Salvado, Francisco J.
Today, Spain is a modern society with an important profile in the European Union. This image contrasts strikingly with the reality of Spain one hundred years ago. After the loss of almost all her overseas empire in 1898, Spain faced the new century handicapped by her international isolation, backward economy and a stagnant and elitist political system. This text tells the story of this country's long and of...
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A History of Israel

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by Ahron Bregman
A History of Israel examines Israel's turbulent history from the first Zionist Congress of 1897 to the present day. Drawing on his considerable experience as historian and journalist, Ahron Bregman offers a balanced exploration of Israel's past in which the three principal driving themes of Jewish immigration, wars, and attempts to forge peace with Arabs and Palestinians combine into a single compelling nar...
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