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Eichmann And The Holocaust

Arendt, Hannah
Inspired by the trial of a bureaucrat who helped cause the Holocaust, this radical work on the banality of evil stunned the world with its exploration of a regime's moral blindness and one man's insistence that he be absolved all guilty because he was 'only following orders'.

In The Kitchen: Essays on food and life

Aribisala, Yemisi

The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power behind Five English Thrones

Asbridge, Thomas
An exploration into medieval knighthood told through the life of William Marshal, the most famous and influential knight of the Middle Ages

Nein Pb

Ashdown, Paddy

Norse-Gaelic Contacts in a Viking World

Ashman Rowe, Elisabeth

African Exodus: Mass Migration and the Future of Europe

Asserate, Asfa-Wossen
African Exodus places the emphasis firmly on the causes of the refugee crisis, which are to be found not least in Europe itself, and charts ways in which we might deal with it effectively in the long term.

Mr Atkinson’s Rum Contract: The Story of a Tangled Inheritance

Atkinson, Richard
'Rarely has family history been so vivid' JENNY UGLOW 'An extraordinarily original work' AMANDA FOREMAN

oil power and war

Auzanneau, Matthieu
The story of oil is one of hubris, fortune, betrayal, and destruction. It is the story of a resource that has been undeniably central to the creation of our modern culture, and ever-present during the darkest exploits of empire the world over

Iran: Empire of the Mind: A History from Zoroaster to the Present Day

Axworthy, Michael
Iran often appears in the media as a hostile and difficult country. From the time of the prophet Zoroaster, to the powerful ancient Persian Empires, to the revolution of 1979, the hostage crisis and president Mahmud Ahmadinejad - a controversial figure within as well as outside the country - this guide traces an account of Iran's past.

North Korea's Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society

Baek, Jieun
The story of North Korea's information underground and how it inspires people to seek better lives beyond their country's borders