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Photography in India
Our Price: £49.99
India has one of the richest and most extensive histories of photography in the world with the camera arriving in the country only a few year after it...
Our Price: £12.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Life-filled and life-affirming history, steeped in romance and written with verve' GUARDIAN'Richly entertaining and impecc...

Japan's Gestapo
Our Price: £12.99
The book opens by explaining the origins, organisation and roles of the Kempetai apparatus, which exercised virtually unlimited power throughout the J...
A hero born
Our Price: £14.99

The killing season
Our Price: £30.00
The Killing Season explores one of the largest and swiftest, yet least examined, instances of mass killing and incarceration in the twentieth century-...
Ghosts of the tsunami
Our Price: £16.99
**WINNER OF THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE**'The definitive book on the quake which killed more than 15,000 people.' Mail Online'You will not read a finer ...

Ten lessons in modern chinese history
Our Price: £18.99
This book is a timely and solid portrait of modern China from the First Opium War to the Xi Jinping era. Unlike the handful of existing textbooks that...
Nothing to envy
Our Price: £9.99
WINNER OF THE BBC SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2010 A spectacularly revealing and harrowing portrait of ordinary lives in the world's least o...

A fleeting moment in my country
Our Price: £12.50
Isolated in their struggle and condemned by world opinion, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) nonetheless proved capable of withstanding all external forces, drawing large numbers of Tamils to support its cause. This book provides an insider's look at the motivations, issues and complexities of this largely secret civil war.
The art of Japanese joinery
Our Price: £22.50
This lively introduction to Japanese joinery not only delves lovingly into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry, but also reveals ...

Exodus Burma
Our Price: £12.99
In 1942 the battle-hardened troops of the Japanese army overran Burma with frightening speed despite opposition from Indian and British troops, trigge...
One hundred poets, one poem each
Our Price: £9.99
A new edition of the most widely known and popular collection of Japanese poetry.The best-loved and most widely read of all Japanese poetry collection...

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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...
The Korean War
Our Price: £14.99
From Pan Military Classics, The Korean War by Max Hastings is the best narrative history of the conflict.On 25 June 1950 the invasion of South Korea b...

From SAS to Blood Diamond Wars
Our Price: £19.99
Even by SAS standards this is the story of an outstanding warrior.
Explorations in connected history. From the Tagus to the Ganges
Our Price: £16.99
Like its companion volume Mughals and Franks, this book deploys the concept of 'connected histories' to shed important light on aspects of the histor...

The gunpowder age
Our Price: £30.00
The Chinese invented gunpowder and began exploring its military uses as early as the 900s, four centuries before the technology passed to the West. Bu...
South Korea at the crossroads
Our Price: £32.00
Against the backdrop of China's mounting influence and North Korea's growing nuclear capability and expanding missile arsenal, South Korea faces a set...

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The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it.Jerusalem is the universal city, the capit...
Deng Xiaoping and the transformation of China
Our Price: £20.95
Winner, Lionel Gelber Prize, Lionel Gelber Foundation in partnership with Foreign Policy and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, Univ...

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