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Libya - From Colony to Revolution

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by St.John, Ronald Bruce
Skilfully navigating Libya's eventful past, this fully updated edition of Ronald Bruce St John's authoritative work includes an in-depth examination of the 2011 rebellion that finally put an end to over 40 years of Qadaffi's authoritarian rule. From early Greek settlements to the infamous Lockerbie bombing, and from the colonel's astonishing return to the international stage to the events that led to his ou...
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India and South Asia: A Short History

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by Ludden, David
Combining factual information with a critical approach which probes the nature of culture and identity, this concise yet authoritative account paints a graphic picture of an area stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Himalayan mountains. With coverage not only of India, but also of Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, this book surveys nearly 5000 years, from the early settlers of prehistory to the...
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Beneath The Darkening Sky

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by Majok Tulba
On the day that Obinna's village is savagely attacked by the rebel army and his father murdered, he witnesses violence beyond his imagination. Along with his older brother he finds himself thrown into a truck when the soldiers leave, to be shaped into an agent of horror - a child soldier. Marched through minefields and forced into battle, enduring a brutal daily existence, Obinna slowly works out which pa...
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The Abundance

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by Amil Majmudar
Mala and Ronak are adults now. They've married, begun their own families and moved away from the suffocating world of their first generation immigrant parents. But when they learn their mother has only months to live, the focus of their world returns to her home. Having shown little interest in the Indian cuisine they eat at every gathering, Mala decides to master the recipes her mother learned at her own ...
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Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time

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by Utton, Dominic
Dan's got a new job. But he's moved out of town in order to start a family and had to start commuting into London every day, leaving his young wife Beth and newborn daughter at home. After fourteen months of the trains either making him late for work or late getting home, he's had enough. Tracking down the email address of the MD of the train company, he starts to write him letters. Emails that take as long...
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A History of London in 100 Places

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by Long, David
Shaped by invasion, occupation and immigration, and upheavals as diverse as the Great Fire, the Blitz and the Big Bang, London's history is unmatched for variety and drama. Sharing his passion and expert knowledge, David Long selects 100 places that best tell this incredible story. Discover Roman temples, Saxon burial mounds, frost fairs on the frozen Thames, Georgian windmills, and one old brown shoe, each...
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Right Of Thirst

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by Frank Huyler
Reeling from his wife's slow, painful death, cardiologist Charles Anderson volunteers to work as the doctor in a refugee camp, in the aftermath of an earthquake in a poverty-stricken Islamic country. But when the refugees never arrive and tensions rise to dangerous proportions as bombs fall, he finds that even his altruistic intentions don't follow their planned course. A vivid and compassionate account of ...
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Falling To Heaven

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by Jeanne Peterson
It's Tibet, 1954. The highest pass of the Himalayas is enveloped in silence save the flapping of prayer flags. Seven thousand feet below, two Americans travelling on foot arrive in the remote town of Shigatse, intending to make it their new home. Steeped in the Quaker tradition of non-violence and longing to live in a society that has embraced pacifism for centuries, Emma and Gerald Kittredge are soon happi...
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On Wings of Diesel

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by Jamal J Elias
Illustrated with beautiful colour photos throughout, On Wings of Diesel takes us on a journey through the fascinating world of Pakistani truck decoration. Ornately adorned and considered moving artA", these trucks - veritable roving exhibitions - depict all aspects of life and support a highly developed artisanal industry. Examining designs and motifs, the cultural significance of the practice, and the mot...
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The Ghosts of K2: The Epic Saga of the First Ascent

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by Mick Conefrey
At 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it's a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent's complex legacy.
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Morocco: From Empire to Independence

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by Pennell, C. R.
Beginning with Morocco's incorporation into the Roman Empire, this book charts the country's uneasy passage to the 21st century and reflects on the nation of citizens that is emerging from a diverse population of Arabs, Berbers, and Africans. This history of Morocco provides a glimpse of an imperial world, from which only the architectural treasures remain, and a profound insight into the economic, politica...
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Another Man's War: The Story of a Burma Boy in Britain's Forgotten African Army

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by Phillips, Barnaby
In December 1941 the Japanese invaded Burma. For the British, the longest land campaign of the Second World War had begun. 100,000 African soldiers were taken from Britain's colonies to fight the Japanese in the Burmese jungles. They performed heroically in one of the most brutal theatres of war, yet their contribution has been largely ignored. Isaac Fadoyebo was one of those 'Burma Boys'. At the age of six...
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Telling the Bees

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by Peggy Hesketh
Albert Honig's most constant companions have always been his bees. A never-married octogenarian, he makes a modest living as a beekeeper, as his father and his father's father did before him. Deeply acquainted with the workings of his hives, Albert is less versed in the ways of people, especially his neighbour Claire, whose beauty and vivaciousness transformed his young life. Yet years passed by, feelings w...
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Gold Fever: One Man's Adventures on the Trail of the Gold Rush

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by Steve Boggan
One Thursday in 2008 the price of gold went above a thousand dollars an ounce for the first time in history. All over the world, at least in countries with gold-bearing soil, people with no experience of prospecting began shopping for shovels and pickaxes, gold pans, tents, generators and all manner of equipment they had no idea how to use. And off they went mining.
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The Sellout

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by Paul Beatty
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2016 Shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Award 2016 and the 2016 Man Booker Prize. A biting satire about a young man's isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court, The Sellout showcases a comic genius at the top of his game.
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The Return of the Young Prince

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by A. G. Roemmers
Even princes from faraway planets do not always remain small. Eventually they grow up and - no longer content with their tiny planet - set off once again to explore the universe anew.
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Walking with Plato: A Philosophical Hike Through the British Isles

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by Hayden, Gary
"If one keeps on walking, everything will be alright." So said Danish writer Soren Kierkegaard, and so thought philosophy buff Gary Hayden as he set off on Britain's most challenging trek: to walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. But it wasn't all quaint country lanes, picture-postcard villages and cosy bed and breakfasts. In this humorous, inspiring and delightfully British tale, Gary finds solitude and w...
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The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money

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by Obermaier, Frederik
Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents showing a mysterious bank transfer for $500 million in gold. This is just the beginning. Obermayer and fellow Suddeutsche Zeitung journalist Frederik Obermaier find themselves immersed in the secret world where complex networks ...
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Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change it: Wisdom of the Great Philosophers on How to Live

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by Daniel Klein
"Every time I find the meaning of life, they change it." The words of Reinhold Niebuhr provide the title and set the tone for what is a wryly humorous look at some of the great philosophical pronouncements on how life ought to be lived.
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