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Food by Felipe Fernandez Armesto

Food

By Felipe Fernandez Armesto

If you’ve ever wondered what influenced today’s culinary habits this could be the book you’re looking for. Written by a professor of history, this is more food for thought so don’t expect a light read.

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Fatal Silence:the Pope, the Resistance and the German occupation of Rome by Robert Katz

Fatal Silence:the Pope, the Resistance and the German occupation of Rome

By Robert Katz

An epic story for lovers of well-written history, this will appeal to anyone searching for new information about wartime Italy, post Mussolini.

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Symbol of Courage by Max Arthur

Symbol of Courage

By Max Arthur

This story of the Victoria Cross from its earliest days to the recent war in Afghanistan, and the courage and bravery of the few who were awarded this symbol of gallantry, will appeal to those intrigued by British military history.

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The Clyde at War by Brian Osborne and Ronald Armstrong

The Clyde at War

By Brian Osborne and Ronald Armstrong

A tale told primarily in photographs, this history of the Clyde between 1914 and 1945 charts a nation at war and the river that played such a central and crucial part in keeping the remainder of Britain afloat during the darkest days.

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Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World by Niall Ferguson

Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World

By Niall Ferguson

It’s not very fashionable to applaud the achievements of the British Empire – embarrassment and shame at our imperial past is more the thing. But this book goes some way to redress the balance – the Brits were not so bad after all. Will suit both the history buff and the enthusiastic amateur alike. The author’s passion for his subject radiates from the page.

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