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Penguin Books is a publisher founded in 1935 by Sir Allen Lane. Penguin revolutionised publishing in the 1930s through its high quality, inexpensive paperbacks, sold through Woolworths and other high street stores for sixpence. Penguin's success demonstrated that large audiences existed for serious books. Penguin also had a significant impact on public debate in Britain, through its books on politics, the arts, and science. Penguin Books is now the flagship imprint of the worldwide Penguin Group and is owned by Pearson PLC, the global media company who also own the Financial Times, the business information group and Pearson, the world's largest education publishing and technology company.**

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Book Title Author(s) Total References
Hegemony or SurvivalChomsky, Noam47
Failed StatesChomsky, Noam16
The Spanish Civil WarThomas, Hugh7
The Discovery of IndiaNehru, Jawaharlal6
Homage to CataloniaOrwell, George6
Vietnam: A HistoryKarnow, Stanley5
Al-Qaeda: The True Story of Radical IslamBurke, Jason4
Capital: Critique of Political Economy v. 1Marx, Karl4
Perilous Power:The Middle East and U.S. Foreign PolicyChomsky, Noam; Achcar, Gilbert3
The lawless state: The crimes of the US intelligence agenciesHalperin, Morton H2
Freedom, the Individual and the LawRobertson, Geoffrey2
1984Orwell, George2
The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English RevolutionHill, Christopher2
Cry of the PeopleLernoux, Penny1
City of GodAugustine, Saint1
Capital: Critique of Political Economy v. 2Marx, Karl1
The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'ouverture and the San Domingo RevolutionJames, C. L. R.1
Western Capitalism Since the WarKidron, Michael1
Superpowers in Collision: The Cold War NowChomsky, Noam; Steele, Jonathan; Gittings, John1
Shattered Peace: The Origins of the Cold WarYergin, Daniel1
Korea: The Unknown WarHalliday, Jon; Cumings, Bruce1
Tales, Speeches, Essays and SketchesTwain, Mark; Quirk, Tom1
Animal Farm: A Fairy StoryOrwell, George1
Inside the Company: C.I.A.DiaryAgee, Philip1
The Declassified Eisenhower: A Startling ReappraisalCook, Blanche Wiesen1
Capital: Critique of Political Economy v. 3Marx, Karl1
Elusive Peace: How the Holy Land Defeated AmericaBergman, Ahron1
Eichmann in JerusalemArendt, Hannah1
The Making of the English Working ClassThompson, E. P.1
DocumentsKaplan, Susan; Macy, Christy1
On DemocracyRogers, Joel; Cohen, Joshua1
The Second World War, Volume 5: Closing the RingChurchill, Winston1
Black Cargoes: A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1518-1865Mannix, Daniel P.; Cowley, Malcolm1

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