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    The inside story of what really happened in the aftermath of the worst single day in banking history.

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    An accessible guide to voting Liberal Democrat in the 2015 elections.

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    An accessible guide to voting Labour in the 2015 elections.

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    An accessible guide to voting Conservative in the 2015 elections.

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    A critical reassessment of Enoch Powell's legacy, now in paperback.

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    Essential reading for anyone with a passing interest in British politics.

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    The definitive guide to the 2015 general election, brought to you by politicos.co.uk.

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    An experience academic Skard presents an in-depth and unique analysis of women's role in politics across the last 50 years.

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    W. Sydney Robinson returns with this brilliant exploration of four Victorian eccentrics.

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    One of Scotland's most loved cultural figures adds his voice to the independence debate.

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    In this timely book, Luuk van Middelaar draws on his long experience working behind the scenes in European politics to explain the complexities of cooperation in Europe. By assessing the past he illuminates the present state of European unification and offers insights into what the future holds.

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    The Scottish Question offers a fresh interpretation of what has made Scotland distinctive and how this changed over time, drawing on an array of primary and secondary sources.

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    In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon ris...

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    The revelatory inside story of Britain's coalition government, with unprecedented access to all the major senior figures.

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    Aids: Don’t Die of Prejudice, by Norman Fowler, explores the HIV/AIDS crisis that – scandalously – continues to affect millions of people across the world, despite the fact that we now have all the...

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    Bregman delivers a riveting and honest account of Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian territories in this essential read for anyone who wants to understand the origins of the ongoing conflict in the region.

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    A heart-clenching account of the violence and abuse women have struggled through to change the world.

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    An intimate and insightful look at the life of a woman in politics conveyed through the memoirs of the former First Lady and Secretary of State.

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    This book provides a comprehensive account of the current state of government action and political participation in the United States on the issue of climate change.

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    A fantastic selection of essays, edited by Charles Clarke, that explore those difficult issues that politicians try to avoid.

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    A critical analysis of the Coalition governments austerity measures since their election in May 2010, drawing on hundreds of hours of first-person interviews.

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    The story of an 'accidental Prime Minister' and his post-war reforms.

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    Recently declassified and published here for the first time, this fascinating document was never intended for circulation outside of government, and is of considerable historical significance.

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    This book provides an up-to-date account of the EU's climate policies that apply across the European economy.

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    The challenges of rapid globalization and the new and existing structures which can solve the problems which increasingly spill over national boundaries.

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    An astute analysis of the relationship between politics, government and climate change.

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    Smile for the Camera is the devastating exposé of the man who was once Britain’s favourite politician, now revealed as a serial child abuser.

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    In this indispensable new book, Winston provides ten crucial strategies for leaders and companies ready to move boldly forward and win in this new reality.

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    In this wide-ranging survey of political leadership over the past hundred years, Archie Brown challenges the widespread belief that strong leaders are the most successful and admirable arguing that the advantages of a collegial style of leadership are too often overlooked.

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    A look at the questions that must be asked and the realities that must be faced ahead of the 2014 referendum.

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    The plan to ensure Britain's success in changing world order, brought to you by Reform Research Trust.

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    A compelling read about what's really going on with your money.

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    Weaving together their time as British Communists as well as their experiences in China and North Korea, this book gives an overview of Communism in action.

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    Why do people work for other people? This seemingly naive question is at the heart of Lordon’s argument. To complement Marx’s partial answers, especially in the face of the disconcertin...

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    Roy Jenkins's career spans the full half-century from Attlee to Tony Blair, his biography is the story of an exceptionally well-filled and well-rounded life.

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    Telling the story of our greatest national institution,this is a wonderful, wry view of the history of parliament "from the inside".

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    Absolutely everything you need to know about the EU, ahead of the European elections 2014.

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    Still an active member of the House of Lords, Dick Taverne presents a thoughtful and compelling memoir, as well as a measured account of fraught and turbulent times.

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    An account of the goings on in France 1813-1814.

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    Ford and Goodwin analyse the rising popularity of UKIP in British politics.

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    A raucous and salacious romp through Westminster with the hilarious Jerry Hayes.

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    Recounting all the important military conversations that occurred in government between 1906 and 1914.

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    A compelling and absorbing analysis of the complex meanings of Englishness and how they relate to politics.

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    For a revolutionary generation of Irishmen and Irishwomen – including suffragettes, labour activists, and nationalists – imprisonment became a common experience. In the years 1912-1921,...

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    A riveting account of resistance in an age of intolerance.

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    Original and enlightening, Censoring Queen Victoria is a major contribution to understanding the history of the British monarchy.

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    In this text Darwall sets out the historical development of the idea of global warming and of the science that has provided the evidence for it, creating an unbiased and analytical portrait of climate change.

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    The true story of the investigative journalist, and the world he was part of.

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    0900 hours, 11th September, 2012. Darkness cloaks the American Embassy in Libya. The flag is flying at half-mast, to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on America. With...

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    In November 1941, a small party of British Commandos landed by submarine in Libya, tasked with the assassination of General Erwin Rommel, commander of the German forces in North Africa, who was bel...

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    As the Scottish people prepare for their biggest ever collective decision with a proposed referendum near at hand, The Independence Book forcefully sets out the Case for Independence. The Imperativ...

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    A broad examination into the British Conservative Party, reviewing its competence as a governing force over the past sixty five years.

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    From the first American president of African descent, Barack Obama, whose career was inspired by the civil rights and anti-apartheid struggles promoted by fellow Nobel Peace laureates Marin Luther ...

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    An account of one the greatest political comebacks in history, told by senior White House correspondents.

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    Marc Bennetts takes us straight to the beating heart of the opposition movement, introducing a brave new generation of Russian dissidents.

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    Listening plays an essential role in democracy, but relatively little attention has been paid to it; this book brings listening back into the political conversation.

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    Changing children’s services: working and learning together focuses on the on-going and fundamental changes to children’s services across the UK in the context of the drive towards increasingly int...

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    This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds – both legal and illegal – to ‘convey status’ upon th...

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    Malcolm Wicks, who died aged 65 after suffering from cancer, was sent to the House of Commons as the new Labour MP for Croydon North West in April 1992. As the polls closed, he was leaving the part...

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    The incredible story of the lone female Jewish MP who stood up to apartheid.

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    A vivid and revealing exploration of the way in which myth, power and religion interact to produce the love-hate relationship between the Russian people and Vladimir Putin.

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    An innovative and timely exposé of the politics, power and contestation of numbers.

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    The story of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 as told by Ahdaf Soueif, who took part in the protests in Tahrir Square.

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    Robert Gates was US Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011 serving under both George Bush and Barack Obama. He is the only Secretary of Defense to serve under both a Republican and a Democratic president, and in Duty he provides an unsparing, full accounting of his tenure.

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    This fascinating work is the only book to set out in full what Scottish independence has meant in literature.

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    A pocket guide to everything that is wrong, funny or downright insane about the green movement.

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    Published on the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie disaster, this book uses analysis, reports and statements to uncover the facts about the case.

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    Toppling Qaddafi is a carefully researched, highly readable look at the role of the United States and NATO in Libya’s war of liberation and its lessons for future military interventions. Base...

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    The wars since 9/11, both in Iraq and Afghanistan, have generated frustration and an increasing sense of failure in the West. Much of the blame has been attributed to poor strategy. In both the Uni...

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    Secret lunches, off-the-record briefings, the leaking of confidential information and tightly-organised media launches - the well-known world of modern political spin. But is this really a new phenomenon or have politicians been manipulating the press for as long as newspapers have existed?

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    A candid, honest and very funny autobiography from an outspoken female politician.

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    John Beasant grants us access to the political history of one of the world's most secretive states, Oman.

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    The hunger strikes of 1980-81 were a confrontation between British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the iron will of Irish republican prisoners in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, in an attempt to br...

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    Richard Rose’s memoir vividly describes first-hand experience of the transformation of politics in Europe and the United States since 1940. He has been teargassed in Chicago, seen walls go up in Be...

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    Where other scholars have seen the conflict as a triumph of freedom, Goldfield paints it as America's greatest failure: a breakdown of society caused by the infusion of evangelical religion into the world of politics.

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    A look at the SNP's rise for power and fight for Scottish independence.

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    The birth of America's Progressive Era told through the close friendship between two Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt and his handpicked successor William Howard Taft.

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    The updated paperback edition of Nick Robinson's brilliant book, Live From Downing Street

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    The comprehensive guide to local government in the UK

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    An inaugural edition of The Best of Britain's Political Cartoons, this is a comprehensive and hilarious look at the last 12 months of British life.

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    With European interventions to bring 'more democracy' to Lybia and Syria and riots in Paris and London, it would not be unfair to argue that the European Union is fast becoming a war zone. Leading Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and Croatian philosopher Srećko Horvat reflect on the fight for a different idea of Europe whilst examining the burning question: What does Europe want?

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    Written by one of America's best-known experts on election law, The Voting Wars provides a definitive expert overview of an increasingly urgent threat to the democratic system.

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    In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world’s leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently eng...

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    Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging, original, and compelling book,

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    The very best of Private Eye’s unique blend of wit and humour edited by Ian Hislop.

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    In The Lost Continent BBC Europe Editor Gavin Hewitt tells the story of a flawed dream, a noble vision that turned dangerous, and which led Europe into its gravest crisis since World War Two - a crisis for which it was totally unprepared.

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    In Free Market Revolution, the keepers of Ayn Rand's legacy argue that the answer to our current economic woes lies not in "trickle-down government" but in Rand's inspiring philosophy of capitalism and self-interest - a philosophy that more and more people are turning to for answers.

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    An examination of one of the most notorious acts of terrorism in recent history.

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    Noted down, stamped 'secret' and filed away for decades... The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets reveals what really went on in the corridors of power.

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    From historian David Priestland, this is remarkable book proposes a radical approach to how we see our world and who runs it.

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    Simon Heffer's new book forms an ambitious exploration of the making of the Victorian age and the Victorian mind.

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    With a compelling emphasis on human history, Michael Fry looks at Scottish crises through history and the legacy it has left behind.

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    Matthew d'Ancona's In It Together is the revelatory inside story of Britain's coalition government.

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    In this powerful, bestselling biography, John Campbell shows us a nation undergoing a social and psychological revolution and, at its centre, a man of vision and integrity whose legacy will shape British history for decades to come.

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    A gripping narrative of the most critical years in modern Ireland's history.

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    With unrivalled political savvy and a keen sense of irony, distinguished political scientists King and Crewe open our eyes to the worst government horror stories and explain how, far from being unique, these gross mistakes share common patterns.

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    In The Party Forever, Rowan Callick goes behind the scenes to reveal the workings of China's political elite, introduce us to its future leaders and explore how prepared it is to meet the challenges of its new role in the twenty-first century.

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    Peter Snow sheds light on an unparalleled moment in American history, using eyewitness accounts and his compelling narrative style.

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    New ideas, new interconnections, new problems. Liam Fox analyses crucial world issues.

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    He barely knew his father Johnnie yet no man is able to escape the shadows of the past. Harry Jones has already lost his seat in parliament, his reputation, his fortune. Now he must risk losing his girlfriend and even his own life to uncover the truth about his dead father.

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    The ultimate collection of political quotations.

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    More than 2,000 key quotations from important figures in conservative political history and thought

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    In The Last Vote, Philip Coggan shows how democracy today faces threats that we ignore at our own risk. Amid the turmoil of the financial crisis, high debt levels, and an ever-growing gap between the richest and the rest, it is easy to forget that the ultimate victim could be our democracy itself.

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    Lesley Riddoch identifies components of Scottish identity from decades of political and social tangle in a passionate and insightful call to restore equality and control to local communities that will allow Scotland to flourish.

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    Packed with unusual characters, this is a fascinating peek at the power behind the political throne – the history of the most mysterious and misunderstood job in British politics.

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    A unique celebration of Scottish history and achievement, with a foreword by Alexander McCall Smith.

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    In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing’s Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life.

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    In the aftermath of the 2008 crash prompted by the failure of US financial services conglomerate, Lehman Brothers, this book addresses a deceptively simple question: what is to be done?

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    With this pioneering approach to the study of international history, T. G. Otte reconstructs the underlying principles, élite perceptions and 'unspoken assumptions' that shaped British foreign policy between the death of Palmerston and the outbreak of the First World War.

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    This book argues that Putin's strategy for rebuilding the state was fundamentally flawed. Taylor demonstrates that a disregard for the way state officials behave toward citizens - state quality - had a negative impact on what the state could do – state capacity.

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    Battle for Ground Zero goes behind the scenes of the fight to rebuild Ground Zero, revealing how grieving families, commercial interests, and politicking bureaucrats clashed at every step of the way, confounding progress and infuriating the public.

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    Ruling the Void offers an authoritative and chilling assessment of the prospects for popular political representation today, not only in the varied democracies of Europe but throughout the developed world.

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    Immigration is one of the most contested issues on the political agenda of liberal states across Europe and North America. While these states can be open and inclusive to newcomers, they are also often restrictive and exclusionary. The Politics of Immigration examines the sources of these apparently contradictory stances, locating answers in the nature of the liberal state itself.

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    Gavin McCrone's book sheds light on the economic issues that Scotland, and indeed Britain as a whole could face following the referendum in 2014.

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    First published in 2010, Ed Howker and Shiv Mailk's Jilted Generation answers fundamental questions about the society you thought you knew. It identified, for the first time, the perilous position of Britain's young adults and, with a title brandished by everyone from Ed Miliband to student protesters, the book's thesis has formed a controversial but essential part of Britain's political debate.

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    Greene's unique case study shows how the distinctive world view of a political leader defined foreign policy, by shaping Britain's response to Islamist violence and its interconnected approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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    Famous until the 1950s for its religious pluralism and extraordinary cultural heritage, Egypt has become an increasingly unhappy and divided land, home to a largely undereducated and underemployed population, more than half of whom are aged under thirty.

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    Covert action and terrorism have played major roles in the policies of the Middle East. It is impossible to comprehend the intricacies of regional politics without an understanding of the covert machinations that lie beneath the surface. This work is an in-depth study of Syrian politics and foreign relations between 1949 and 1961.

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    The centre-left has always been at its strongest when building new long-term institutions such as the NHS, expanding higher education, establishing the national minimum wage and increasing access to national parks. Anthony Painter here argues that this institution-building tradition is the one to which the left should return.

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    At the onset of the Great Recession, as house prices sank and joblessness soared, many commentators concluded that the economic convictions behind the disaster would now be consigned to history. And yet, in the harsh light of a new day, we've awoken to a second nightmare more ghastly than the first

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    The demise of sterling as an international currency was widely predicted after 1945, but the process took thirty years to complete. Why was this demise so prolonged?

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    In 1999 Tobias Jones emigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he discovered a country riven by skulduggery, where crime is s...

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    The perfect companion to anyone interested in or researching the history of ideas and anarchism. Making Another World Possible takes a look at left Libertarian ideologies in the late 19th and 20th century, underlining their influence on modern green and anti-capitalist thinking.

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    Cathy Davis highlights the reasons as to why housing finance has moved to become a central focus of social policy debates.

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    Gerges examines the complex relationship between the United States and the Middle East, with a focus on the situations Obama has been faced with and the decisions he has had to make.

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    This in-depth analysis highlights the importance of the House of Lords in the context of contemporary British politics. As the only monograph that provides an up-to-date examination of the House since reform in 1999, it also includes a historical and comparative context, as well as past and possible future proposals for reform.

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    People all over the world are fighting for democracy, yet it is often taken for granted in Britain with low numbers of people voting and distrust of politicians. Dan Jellinek explores how democracy works in Britain.

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    Within this highly perceptive piece of work, Chandrasekaren has presented a captivating examination of American decision-making in Afghanistan.

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    This academic book analyses the various regimes held in Iran, and examines the factors related to the formulation of the national security strategy.

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    Benjamin Disraeli and William Ewart Gladstone are without doubt the two most iconic figures of Victorian politics. Their distinctly different personalities and policies led to 28 years of bitter political rivalry.

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    The Coalition Government passed into law an unprecedented assault on the NHS. Doctors, unions, the media, even politicians who claimed to be stalwart defenders failed to protect it. Now the effect of those devastating reforms are beginning to be felt by patients – but we can still save our country’s most valued institution if we take lessons from this terrible betrayal and act on them.

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    How the policies being followed by governments and central banks risk leading to an even greater economic mess - and how that can be avoided.

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    Capitalism as a global system barely allows the needs of the majority of the world's population to be met. Whether from an industrialized country such as the US or from South Africa, the need for an alternative can be felt all over the world.

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    An important, non-partisan book for our times, examining minutely but constructively why government spending ultimately fails the taxpayer.

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    It is commonly assumed that the best way to help the poor out of their misery is to allow the rich to get richer, that if the rich pay less taxes then all the rest of us will be better off, and that in the final analysis the richness of the few benefits us all. And yet these commonly held beliefs are flatly contradicted by our daily experience, an abundance of research findings and, indeed, logic.

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    The product of painstaking research and countless interviews, A High Price offers a nuanced, definitive historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups.

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    This is the story of government ID cards in Britain from 1945 to 2011: a battle for British liberty that often descends into farce.

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    This book considers the idea of New Labour from a social democratic perspective. It examines a wide range of issues and provides new perspectives in relation to the economy, social and foreign policy and the defence of the state.

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    The book shows us the personal side of MPs, getting into the minds of our elected representatives.

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