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King Charles: The Man, the Monarch, and the Future of Britain

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King Charles: The Man, the Monarch, and the Future of Britain

King Charles: The Man, the Monarch, and the Future of Britain by Robert Jobson
English | November 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1635766729 | 336 pages | EPUB | 3.03 MB

An exhaustive and revealing new biography of Britain's future king with fresh reporting by the journalist the Wall Street Journal dubbed "the Godfather of royal reporting."

The English Job: Understanding Iran and Why It Distrusts Britain

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The English Job: Understanding Iran and Why It Distrusts Britain

The English Job: Understanding Iran and Why It Distrusts Britain by Jack Straw
English | July 18th, 2019 | ISBN: 1785903993 | 336 pages | EPUB | 3.20 MB

Amongst British diplomats there's a rather poignant joke that 'Iran is the only country in the world which still regards the United Kingdom as a super power'. But for many Iranians, it's not a joke at all. Scratch the surface, and Iranians of all political persuasions will remind you that it was Britain, with the US, who removed the democratically-elected Prime Minister of Iran, Mohammad Mosaddegh. The coup against Mosaddegh may have been in 1953, but for Iranians that feels like yesterday.

Modernist Architecture: International Concepts Come to Britain

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Modernist Architecture: International Concepts Come to Britain

Modernist Architecture: International Concepts Come to Britain by Keith Hasted
English | August 26th, 2019 | ISBN: 1785006193 | 160 pages | EPUB | 154.54 MB

Modernist architecture in Britain brought honesty to the structure of buildings and clean lines free of historical ornament to the style, establishing new ideas on how people could live and work. Where did this architecture come from? And who were the British and emigre architects creating Modernism in the UK? This book tells the story of Modernist architecture, from nineteenth-century Chicago to post-war Britain, concluding with a look at the continuing evolution of architectural style, from Post-Modern to the work of Zaha Hadid.

Waiting for War: Britain 1939–1940

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939–1940

Waiting for War: Britain 1939–1940 by Barry Turner
English | July 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 1785785486 | 368 pages | EPUB | 2.21 MB

At the outbreak of war in 1939, ordinary people were quickly forced to adapt to the realities of a nation under dire threat.