Political leaders & leadership

    Taliban: The Story of the Afghan Warlords

    By Ahmed Rashid

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Prescient, bold and insightful this is the only book which takes you right to the heart of the Taliban regime. This is an indispensable book for our times.

    Kashmir Diary: Psychology of Militancy

    By Arjun Ray

    Hardback Save £13.54 = £26.45

    Shadows of Vietnam: Lyndon Johnson\'s Wars

    By Frank E. Vandiver

    Hardback Save £8.54 = £18.96

    It is still not popular - perhaps it never will be - to be sympathetic to Lyndon Johnson. Vandiver stops short of that but is, in the tradition of the biographer, empathetic with him. Readers may disagree with some aspects of this thought-provoking portrayal, but, as Vandiver has done for...

    The Presidency of Harry S. Truman

    By Donald R. McCoy

    Paperback Save £3.92 = £12.03

    A remarkably clear, engaging account of one of the most important periods in American history. -- Los Angeles Times.

    Ike\'s Bluff: President Eisenhower\'s Secret Battle to Save the World

    By Evan Thomas

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    Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower came to be seen by many as a doddering lightweight. Yet behind the bland smile and apparent simplemindedness was a brilliant, intellectual tactician. As Evan Thomas reveals in his provocative examination of Ike's White House years, Eisenhower was a master of calculated...

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