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This new biography charts the politician’s transformation from ruthless strategist to advocate for the dispossessed.

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An authoritative chronicle of the gruesome era when religious dissenters met their end at the stake.

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An accessible portrait of a decent, idealistic statesman.

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A 16th-century Christian concubine captures the heart of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent.

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An accessible account of the legendary general determined to topple a republic.

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To enjoy this uneven collection, you may need a drink.

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An excellent primer for non-expert readers that explains the Soviets’ ageless drive to expand.

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One of the most influential politicians you've never heard of.