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The Spice Route

By: John Keay

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Folio Society Ltd: 0

Sellers ID: 04197

Condition: As New


This book as not been opened and is still in its heat sealed plastic cover. View more info

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The War of the World: History's Age of Hatred

By: Niall Ferguson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04217

ISBN: 0713997087

Condition: Near Fine


From the conflicts that presaged the First World War to the aftershocks of the Cold War, the twentieth century was by far the bloodiest in all human history. How can we explain the astonishing scale and intensity of its violence when, thanks to the advances of science and economics. most people were better off than ever before? This book is a revolutionary reinterpretation of the modern era. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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1946: The Making of the Modern World

By: Victor Sebestyen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04346

ISBN: 0230758002

Condition: Very Good


In this remarkable history, the author draws on contemporary documents from around the world - including Stalin's personal notes from the Potsdam peace conference - to examine what lay behind the political decision making. The author uses a vast array of archival material and personal testimonies to explore how the lives of generations of people across continents were shaped by the events of 1946. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info