The Cold War

    Misdefending The Realm: How MI5's incompetence enabled Commu

    By Antony Percy

    Paperback £18.46

    It is well known that the Soviet Union successfully infiltrated the UK government in the years leading up to WW2, but until now, not quite how. Exploiting recently declassified material, Antony Percy here reveals how the USSR caught up so swiftly with Western expertise and weaponry, and so played such...

    Living the Cold War

    By Christopher Mallaby

    Hardback £14.46

    An insider's account of the Cold War as seen by a key diplomat abroad and in London. A privileged view of work that won the Cold War, written with humour and insight.

    Cold War

    By Odd Arne Westad

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    'Odd Arne Westad's daring ambition, supra-nationalist intellect, polyglot sources, masterly scholarship and trenchant analysis make The Cold War a book ofresounding importance for appraising our global future as well as understanding our past' Richard Davenport-Hines, TLS, Books of the Year As Germany and then Japan surrendered in 1945 there was...

    Music since 1900

    By Joanna Bullivant

    Hardback £65.84

    The first major study of Alan Bush, this book provides new perspectives on music and communism in twentieth-century Britain and the Communist Bloc. Drawing on untapped archival sources and incorporating readings of Bush's major works, this book will appeal to scholars of modern British music, communism, and the Cold War.

    Man with the Poison Gun

    By Serhii Plokhy

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    The true story that inspired The Man with the Golden Gun by Ian Fleming

    Individuals against Individualism

    By Jacopo Galimberti

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    A fascinating book about a countercultural milieu that attempted to establish innovative ideas of collectivity and individuality through the formation of art groups in the 1950s and 1960s.

    Cold War

    By Bridget Kendall

    Hardback £17.46

    Phantom in the Cold War

    By David Gledhill

    Hardback £17.46

    Focusses on the McDonnell Douglas F4 Phantom's role as an air defence fighter.

    Soviet T-10 Heavy Tank and Variants

    By James Kinnear

    Hardback £17.46

    When it was introduced into service in 1953, the T-10 represented a return to the "classic" Soviet heavy tank. Although considered a major threat to NATO tank forces, it also represented the end of an era. All gun heavy tanks like the T-10 would eventually be made effectively redundant by...

    Yom Kippur

    By Peter Baxter

    Paperback £11.45

    Covers the wider dynamic of Cold War engagements over the emerging Middle East crisis

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