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  • New History Books: Agente January 22, 2017

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    New History Books: Agente

    Douglas Boyd, Agente: Female Secret Agents in World Wars, Cold Wars and Civil Wars Another spy book. Am worried that the range might be too great, but look forward to getting.

    New History Books: Are Racists Crazy? January 21, 2017

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    New History Books: Are Racists Crazy?

    Sander L. Gilman and James M. Thomas, Are Racists Crazy? Race and racialism have become one of the great postwar markers. Greatly look forward to reading this.

    New History Books: Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow January 15, 2017

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    New History Books: Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow

    Seabrook, Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Fort Pillow Bit late with this one (!), but looking forward to getting a copy…

    New History Books: Morisi, The Italian Folgore Parachute Division January 14, 2017

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    New History Books: Morisi, The Italian Folgore Parachute Division

    Paolo Morisi, The Italian Folgore Parachute Division Morisi on one of Italy’s few achievements of WW2.

    New History Books: Defying the IRA? January 8, 2017

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    New History Books: Defying the IRA?

    Brian Hughes, Defying the IRA? Not sure about the question mark but hope to read this before the summer.

    New History Books: Shadow Warriors January 7, 2017

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    New History Books: Shadow Warriors

    Gordon Thomas and Greg Lewis, Shadow Warriors of World War II: The Daring Woman of the OSS and SOE A good few months for espionage and spy books. I look forward to reading this one…

    New History Books: Surge of Piety December 18, 2016

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    New History Books: Surge of Piety

    Christopher Lane, Surge of Piety: I read one of Norman Vincent Peale’s books many years ago and was fascinated. If the publisher wants to send me a copy…

    New History Books: Rasputin December 17, 2016

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    New History Books: Rasputin

    Douglas Smith, Rasputin: ‘you have to sin to be forgiven’. Fascinated, watching with my daughter, by the role that Rasputin take on in the Disney’s Anastasia.

    New History Books: Murderous History of Bible Translations December 11, 2016

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    New History Books: Murderous History of Bible Translations

    Harry Freedman, The Murderous History of Bible Translations: how to get yourself killed in the middle ages

    New History Books: Palatino December 10, 2016

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    New History Books: Palatino

    Robert Bringhurst, Palatino: The Natural History of a Typeface: we need a good general history of fonts, italics and typefaces…. Go Garamond!

    New History Books: Hitler’s Religion December 4, 2016

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    New History Books: Hitler's Religion

    Richard Weikart, Hitler’s Religion: apparently Hitler was a pantheist. It would make sense…

    New History Books: Beethoven’s Skull December 3, 2016

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    New History Books: Beethoven's Skull

    Tim Rayborn, Beethoven’s Skull: weird stories form classical music….

    New History Books: Able Archer 83 November 27, 2016

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    New History Books: Able Archer 83

    Nate Jones, Able Archer 83, when NATO almost scared the politburo into World War III.

    New History Books: An Extraordinary Time November 26, 2016

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    New History Books: An Extraordinary Time

    Levinson, An Extraordinary Time: the end of the 30 glorious…

    New History Books: A Very English Scandal November 20, 2016

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    New History Books: A Very English Scandal

    Jeremy Thorpe and the most bizarre of bizarre British scandals: ‘vote Liberal or we’ll shoot your dog etc’ John Preston, A Very English Scandal

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