A TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR
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.
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A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR
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‘A modern classic’ OBSERVER
‘An unforgettable epic of a book’DAILY MAIL
**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
Revolt and upheaval in medieval Britain by a brilliant new narrative historian, ‘Summer of Blood’ breaks new ground in its portrayal of the personalities and politics of the bloody days of June 1381.
A personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today’s world, written by one of America’s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state.
“There is priceless wisdom on every page.” Kirkus Starred review
Based on explosive new evidence, bestselling author David Talbot tells America’s greatest untold story: the United States’ rise to world dominance under the guile of Allen Welsh Dulles, the longest-serving director of the CIA.
An iconic event in modern Irish history is, for the first time, narrated in directly human terms. Who were the people who marched, who fired from the flats, the barricades, who died? In brilliant narrative form a modern myth is unfolded and revealed fully, and so tells the story of the recent history of the armed struggle in Ireland.
The shocking true story of a brutal kidnapping high in the mountains of Kashmir that marked the beginning of modern terrorism.