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Pity of War

Paperback, 30/09/1999, £12.99
£11.69
The First World War killed around eight million men and bled Europe dry. Was the sacrifice worth it? Was it all really an inevitable cataclysm and were the Germans a genuine threat? Was the war, as is often asserted, greeted with popular enthusiasm? Why did men keep on fighting when conditions were so wretched? This title deals with questions.

Colossus: Rise and fall of the American Empire

Paperback, 02/06/2005, £10.99
£9.89
Is America the new world empire? Presidents from Lincoln to Bush may have denied it but, this book shows, the US is in many ways the greatest imperial power of all time. This title reveals, is an empire running on empty, weakened by chronic defecits of money, manpower and political will.

Civilization

Hardback, 28/02/2011, £25.00
£22.50
Takes readers on their own journey around the world - from the Grand Canal at Nanjing to the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul; from Machu Picchu in the Andes to Shark Island, Namibia; and, from the proud towers of Prague to the secret churches of Wenzhou. This book tells the story of sailboats, missiles, land deeds, blue jeans and Chinese Bibles.

Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist

Paperback, 29/09/2016, £16.99
£15.29