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Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War
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DESCRIPTION : Described as 'a masterpiece' by critics, this remarkable book tells the story of war through the lives and...
The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939-1945
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DESCRIPTION : 'As gripping as any spy thriller, Hastings's achievement is especially impressive, for he has produced the best single...
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
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DESCRIPTION : 'Compassionate and compelling, this is not a political story but a quest for love in the heart of...
The Man Who Was Saturday: The Extraordinary Life of Airey Neave
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DESCRIPTION : SOLDIER, ESCAPER, SPYMASTER, POLITICIAN - Airey Neave was assassinated in the House of Commons car park in 1979....
The First World War in Photographs
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DESCRIPTION : It was the war to end all wars, a conflict without precedent in which millions died and millions...
Foreigners Within The Gates: The Legations At Peking
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DESCRIPTION : In a corner of the Forbidden City, the Legation Quarter was a self-governing community of foreign diplomats and...
Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of the Folk Life of East Anglia
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DESCRIPTION : In 1948, shortly after settling with his family in the village of Blaxhall, Suffolk, George Ewart Evans started...
Shanghai Bride - Her Tumultuous Life's Journey to the West
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PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9789622097148 BY (AUTHOR) Tsao, Christina Ching PUBLISHER : Hong Kong University Press PUBLICATION DATE :...
The Long March: the True Story Behind the Legendary Journey That Made Mao's China
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DESCRIPTION : In October 1934, the First Front Army of the Chinese Communist Party fled annihilation by Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists....
City of Darkness: Life in Kowloon Walled City
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PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9781873200131 EDITED BY Lambot, Ian, ILLUSTRATED BY Girard, Greg, ILLUSTRATED BY Lambot, Ian PUBLISHER :...
The Napoleonic Wars
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PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9780060851217 BY (AUTHOR) Rothenberg, Gunther E PUBLISHER : HarperCollins Publishers PUBLICATION DATE : January 01,...
A Biographical Sketch-Book of Early Hong Kong
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PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9789622097421 BY (AUTHOR) Endacott, G. B., INTRODUCTION BY Carroll, John PUBLISHER : Hong Kong University...
Master of None
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Does a man need a stint in jail to complete his life experiences? From Stanley Prison, corporate high-flyer John T....
It Won't Be Long Now: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War
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Japan marched into Hong Kong at the outbreak of the Pacific War on December 8, 1941. On the same day,...
Umbrellas in Bloom
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The Umbrella Movement put Hong Kong on the world map and elevated this docile, money-minded Asian island to a model...