It is generally accepted that Queen Victoria reigned but did not rule. This couldn’t be more wrong.
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From the preeminent historian of 20th century Spain Paul Preston, Architects of Terror is a new history of how paranoia, conspiracy and anti-Semitism was used to justify the military coup of 1936 and enabled the construction of a dictatorship built on violence and persecution.
‘This book offers a front row seat to history as it is being made’ ANNE APPLEBAUM
'This is the Zelensky book we’ve been waiting for’ CATHERINE BELTON
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‘An authoritative history’ Financial Times
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A superb new history of the rise of China and the fall of Hong Kong to authoritarian rule.
**Winner of the Moore Prize for Human Rights Writing**
A devastating account of China’s genocide of the Uyghurs, by a leading Uyghur activist and Time #100 nominee
‘A fascinating exploration into the lives of three women ignored by history … Eye-opening, engrossing’Brit Bennett, bestselling author of The Vanishing Half
In her groundbreaking debut, Anna Malaika Tubbs tells the incredible storIES of three women who raised three world-changing men.