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History

Rodric Braithwaite, Armageddon and Paranoia: The Nuclear Confrontation

Profile Books, 2017; 512pp; £25

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: the atom bomb was not the last resort

Milan Rai reviews the evidence

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Richard Power Sayeed, 1997: The Future that Never Happened

Zed Books, 2017; 384pp; £10.99

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Losing steady ground

Christopher Draper, Llandudno

What a contrast!

Paul Buhle and David Berger (eds), Bohemians: A Graphic History

Verso, 2014; 240pp; £9.99

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William Pelz, A People’s History of Modern Europe

Pluto, 2016; 288pp; £16

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Tom Morton-Smith, Oppenheimer; Angus Jackson (dir), Oppenheimer

Oberon Books, 2015; 96pp; £9.99; Vaudeville Theatre, London, 27 March – 23 May 2015

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Nick Robins, The Corporation That Changed the World: How the East India Company Shaped the Modern Multinational

Pluto Press, 2012; 280pp; £16

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Dauntless

In November 1914, a new war resisters’ organisation came into being in Britain – through a letter to the press (as the Peace Pledge Union did 20 years later).

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Islington and the czar

A missed opportunity for disarmament

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