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100 Nasty Women of History
100 Nasty Women of History
'Vital reading' STYLIST

'...hooting with laughter - what a swashbuckler that Hannah Jewell is' MARINA HYDE

'Because 100 Nasty Women is so easy to read and witty, I didn't expect it to be the life changing, important book that I'm discovering it to be' PHILIPPA PERRY

'A fantastic addition to your feminist library and historical knowledge.' ANN SHEN, author of Bad Girls Throughout History

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100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known 'nasty' women from across the world.

These are the women who were deemed too nasty for their times, too nasty to be recognised, too nasty to be paid for their work and sometimes too nasty to be allowed to live.

When you learn about women in history, they're often made out to be shining, glittering souls. But when you hear about these Bold-Yet-Morally-Irreproachable Women of History who were 100% Pure and Good (TM), you're probably not being told the best bits of her life. You probably missed the part where she:

Slept around
Wore men's clothes
Crashed planes
Led a revolution
Terrorised the seven seas
Wrote ~sensual poetry~
Punched a Nazi (metaphorically, but not always)

These are the women you've probably never heard of, but should. Take these stories and tell them to your friends, because everyone should know about the nasty women from history who gave zero f*cks whatsoever. These are the 100 Nasty Women of History you need to know about.

Title: 100 Nasty Women of History
Author: JEWELL HANNAH
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 07/03/2019
Price: $28.00
RRP: $28.00
Imprint: Hodder
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Div
ISBN: 9781473671249
Temporarily out of stock
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12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos
12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos
Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers, with his lectures on topics ranging from the Bible to romantic relationships drawing tens of millions of viewers. In an era of polarizing politics, echo chambers and trigger warnings, his startling message about the value of personal responsibility and the dangers of ideology has resonated around the world.In this book, he combines ancient wisdom with decades of experience to provide twelve profound and challenging principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today. Gripping, thought-provoking and deeply rewarding, 12 Rules for Life offers an antidote to the chaos in our lives: eternal truths applied to our modern problems.

Title: 12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos
Author: PETERSON JORDAN B
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 16/01/2018
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Allen Lane
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241351642
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Price: $40.00
12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos
12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos
Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers, with his lectures on topics ranging from the Bible to romantic relationships drawing tens of millions of viewers. In an era of polarizing politics, echo chambers and trigger warnings, his startling message about the value of personal responsibility and the dangers of ideology has resonated around the world.

In this book, he combines ancient wisdom with decades of experience to provide twelve profound and challenging principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

Title: 12 Rules for Life An Antidote to Chaos
Author: PETERSON JORDAN B
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Price: $28.00
RRP: $28.00
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141988511
Available stock: 2
Price: $28.00
12 Small Acts to Save Our World
12 Small Acts to Save Our World
Our planet is a crossroads. It's time to act now and save our world.

Written in collaboration with WWF, the world's leading independent conservation organisation, 12 Small Acts to Save Our World will present readers with many small everyday changes that can combine to have a big impact on the health of our planet, from oceans to forests, wildlife to climate change.

From why we should all ditch glitter to how to eat well without harming the planet, Small Acts will show you what you can do and the change it will make. Achievable and fun, it will inspire you to get involved and build a better future for generations to come.

It's not yet too late. The world needs us, and every one of us can play a part. What is your #smallact going to be?

Title: 12 Small Acts to Save Our World
Author: WORLD WILDLIFE FUND
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Price: $32.00
RRP: $32.00
Imprint: Century Hutchinson
Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9781780899282
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1421 The Year the Chinese Discovered the World
1421 The Year the Chinese Discovered the World
Title: 1421 The Year the Chinese Discovered the World
Author: MENZIES GAVIN
Edition: 01
Year: 0311
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $33.00
RRP: $33.00
Imprint: Bantam Books
ISBN: 9780553815221
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1434
1434
Title: 1434
Author: MENZIES GAVIN
Year: 0907
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Price: $28.00
RRP: $28.00
Imprint: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780007269556
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1492 The Year Our World Began
1492 The Year Our World Began
Title: 1492 The Year Our World Began
Author: FERNANDEZ ARMESTO FELIPE
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/03/2011
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781408809501
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1917
1917
How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies-a change that would go on to kill millions

In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson-champion of American democracy but also of segregation, advocate for free trade and a new world order based on freedom and justice-thrust the United States into the First World War in order to make the "world safe for democracy"-only to see his dreams for a liberal international system dissolve into chaos, bloodshed, and betrayal.

That October, Vladimir Lenin-communist revolutionary and advocate for class war and "dictatorship of the proletariat"-would overthrow Russia's earlier democratic revolution that had toppled the powerful czar, all in the name of liberating humanity-and instead would set up the most repressive totalitarian regime in history, the Soviet Union.

In this incisive, fast-paced history, the New York Times bestselling author Arthur Herman brilliantly reveals how Lenin and Wilson rewrote the rules of modern geopolitics. Prior to and through the end of World War I, countries marched into war only to advance or protect their national interests. After World War I, countries began going to war over ideas. Together Lenin and Wilson unleashed the disruptive ideologies that would sweep the world, from nationalism and globalism to Communism and terrorism, and that continue to shape our world today.

Our new world disorder is the legacy left by Wilson and Lenin, and their visions of the perfectibility of man. One hundred years later, we still sit on the powder keg they first set the detonator to, through war and revolution.

Title: 1917
Author: HERMAN ARTHUR
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 16/11/2018
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Perennial
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9780062570895
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1917 Year that Changed the World The Russian Revolution through Eyewitness Accounts
1917 Year that Changed the World The Russian Revolution through Eyewitness Accounts
A dramatic account of a year of two revolutions in Russia, told through extracts from contemporary diaries, letters and memoirs and illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs.

1917: The Year that Changed the World is a dramatic and compelling account of Russia's revolutionary year as told by those who lived through it (not just in Russia). The book consists entirely of primary sources, taken from letters, memoirs, diaries and other documents of the period, accompanied by remarkable images, many previously not published. The team of journalists and experts behind Project 1917 has scoured archives, libraries and storerooms for texts, photographs and videos which are presented in a way that brings the reader as close as possible to the lives and events of that extraordinary year. The story is told through several chapters that reveal the ebb and flow of events and opinions over the year, from increasing disillusionment with the monarchy to revolutionary fervour after the abdication of Nicholas II, then the gradual 'unravelling' of the Provisional Government, and eventually the 'Great October' that brought the Bolsheviks to power.
There were many who thought that Russia's second revolution would also be short-lived, but it was the decisive moment in a year that influenced the entire course of the twentieth century, as this book vividly demonstrates.

Title: 1917 Year that Changed the World The Russian Revolution through Eyewitness Accounts
Author: ZYGAR MIKHAIL
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 26/07/2018
Price: $55.00
RRP: $55.00
Imprint: Miscellaneous
Publisher: Fontanka
ISBN: 9781906257279
Available stock: 1
Price: $55.00
1939 A Peoples History
1939 A Peoples History
In the autumn of 1938, Europe believed in the promise of peace. Still reeling from the ravages of the Great War, its people were desperate to rebuild their lives in a newly safe and stable era. But only a year later, the fateful decisions of just a few men had again led Europe to war, a war that would have a profound and lasting impact on millions of innocent people.

From the bestselling historian Frederick Taylor, 1939: A People's History draws on original British and German sources, including recorded interviews, as well as contemporary diaries, memoirs and newspapers. Its narrative focuses on the day-to-day experiences of the men and women in both countries trapped in this disastrous chain of events and not, as is so often the case, the elite. Their voices, concerns and experiences lend a uniquely intimate flavour to this often surprising account, revealing a marked disconnect between government and people; few ordinary citizens in either Britain or Germany wanted war.

Precisely for that reason, 1939: A People's History is also an interrogation of our capacity to go to war again. In today's Europe, an onset of uncertainty, a looming fear of radical populism and a revelatory schism are dangerously reminiscent of the perils of the autumn of 1938. It is both a vivid and richly peopled narrative of Europe's slide into the horrors of war, a war that nobody wanted, and, in many ways, a warning; an opportunity for us to learn from our history and a reminder that we must never take peace for granted.

Title: 1939 A Peoples History
Author: TAYLOR FREDERICK
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 25/06/2019
Price: $50.00
RRP: $50.00
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781509858743
Available stock: 1
Price: $50.00
1946 The Making of the Modern World
1946 The Making of the Modern World
With the end of the Second World War, a new world was born. The peace agreements that brought the conflict to an end implemented decisions that not only shaped the second half of the twentieth century, but continue to affect our world today and impact on its future. In 1946 the Cold War began, the state of Israel was conceived, the independence of India was all but confirmed and Chinese Communists gained a decisive upper hand in their fight for power. It was a pivotal year in modern history in which countries were reborn and created, national and ideological boundaries were redrawn and people across the globe began to rebuild their lives.

In this remarkable history, the foreign correspondent and historian Victor Sebestyen draws on contemporary documents from around the world - including Stalin's personal notes from the Potsdam peace conference - to examine what lay behind the political decision-making. Sebestyen uses a vast array of archival material and personal testimonies to explore how the lives of generations of people across continents were shaped by the events of 1946. Taking readers from Berlin to London, from Paris to Moscow, from Washington to Jerusalem and from Delhi to Shanghai, this is a vivid and wide-ranging account of both powerbrokers and ordinary men and women from an acclaimed author.

Title: 1946 The Making of the Modern World
Author: SEBESTYEN VICTOR
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 01/06/2015
Price: $25.00
RRP: $25.00
Imprint: Macmillan
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330544856
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Price: $25.00
1956 the World in Revolt
1956 the World in Revolt
Vibrantly and sympathetically told, this is the story of one remarkable year - a capsule history of exhilarating triumphs and shattering defeats around the world. "Vivid, powerful and panoramic...I loved it." (Dominic Sandbrook). 1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the globe, ordinary people spoke out, filled the streets and city squares, and took up arms in an attempt to win their freedom. In response to these unprecedented challenges to their authority, those in power fought back, in a desperate bid to shore up their position. It was an epic contest, and one which made 1956 - like 1789 and 1848 - a year that changed our world.

Title: 1956 the World in Revolt
Author: HALL SIMON
Format: Hardback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Price: $18.00
RRP: $18.00
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571312320
Available stock: 2
Price: $18.00