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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister
Nicholas Shakespeare
The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, Volume 1: The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-1930
Robert William Davies
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The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
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Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
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My eighth podcast is up!

Discovering Cyrus: The Persian Conqueror Astride the Ancient World (Iran's Age of Empire) - Reza Zarghamee

My eighth podcast for the New Books Network is up! In it, I interview Reza Zarmangee about his biography of the Persian ruler Cyrus the Great, whom he argues built the first true world empire. Enjoy!