History

Picture of The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton.

The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton.

Atkinson, Diane.

Caroline Norton, born 1808, was a society beauty, poet and pamphleteer. She had many male ...

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Picture of The Cold War.

The Cold War.

Hopkins, Michael F.

Highlights the impact of the conflict of the culture of the times, bringing home the reali...

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Picture of Politicians and Virtuosi: Essays in Early Modern History.

Politicians and Virtuosi: Essays in Early Modern History.

Koenigsberger, H.G.

In the 17th and 18th centuries the term virtuoso

meant not only a highly skilful mus...

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Picture of Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship and Betrayal.

Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship and Betrayal.

Bilton, Nick.

Takes us behind the scenes to tell the story of the birth of Twitter. As it grew, the four...

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Picture of Imprint and Trace: Handwriting in the Age of Technology.

Imprint and Trace: Handwriting in the Age of Technology.

Neef, Sonja.

Prof. Neef is a cultural analyst and media historian. She examines the historical resilien...

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Picture of Princes of Wales: Royal Heirs in Waiting.

Princes of Wales: Royal Heirs in Waiting.

Loades, David.

The title Prince of Wales has been awarded to male heirs of the British throne who are wai...

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Picture of Sharpeville: An Apartheid Massacre and its Consequences.

Sharpeville: An Apartheid Massacre and its Consequences.

Lodge, Tom.

On 21 March 1960 hundreds of black Africans were injured and 69 killed when South African ...

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Picture of Letters from an Airfield: The True Story of a GI Bride of the Mighty Eighth.

Letters from an Airfield: The True Story of a GI Bride of the Mighty Eighth.

Rosenthal, Jack.

You'll love this piece of social history. When the GIs came to England 'it was as if they'...

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Picture of World War I Love Stories: Real-life Romances from the War that Shook the World.

World War I Love Stories: Real-life Romances from the War that Shook the World.

Paul, Gill.

The war to end all wars cost countless lives and destroyed the hopes and dreams of many mo...

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Picture of World War II Love Stories: At a Time of Global Conflict and Upheaval, the True Stories of 14 Couples Who Found Love.

World War II Love Stories: At a Time of Global Conflict and Upheaval, the True Stories of 14 Couples Who Found Love.

Paul, Gill.

In the midst of one of the worst conflicts in human history, people found remarkable ways ...

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Picture of Hunting the Hunters: At War with the Whalers.

Hunting the Hunters: At War with the Whalers.

de Groot, Laurens.

An action packed narrative about crusading against Japan's whaling fleet, which kills over...

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Picture of Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light.

Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light.

Brox, Jane.

She presents a sweeping history of human light in elegant prose. The story of light is als...

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Picture of Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain.

Servants: A Downstairs View of Twentieth-century Britain.

Lethbridge, Lucy.

She has gathered together voices, heard and unheard, published and unpublished, of domesti...

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Dark History of the Kings and Queens of England: 1066 to the Present Day.

Lewis, Brenda Ralph.

The history of the British Royal Family is punctuated by scandals, murders, betrayals, plo...

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Picture of FDR's Ambassadors and the Diplomacy of Crisis: From the Rise of Hitler to the End of World War II.

FDR's Ambassadors and the Diplomacy of Crisis: From the Rise of Hitler to the End of World War II.

Mayers, David.

The first part is centred on ambassadors posted to Axis capitals - Tokyo, Berlin, Rome - b...

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Picture of The Borgias: The Hidden History.

The Borgias: The Hidden History.

Meyer, G J.

They came to Italy from Spain. They became popes, statesmen, warriors, lovers and amazingl...

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Picture of The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century.

The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century.

Miller, Scott.

In 1901 President McKinley was assassinated by a Polish anarchist, Leon Czolqosz. Today's ...

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Picture of Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City.

Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City.

Shorto, Russell.

Amsterdam is a great city. The author, who loves Amsterdam, and lives there, begins with t...

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Picture of The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812.

The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812.

Smith, Gene Allen.

The War of 1812 is considered a military conflict without a decisive outcome, yet it seale...

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Picture of Wham-O Super Book: Celebrating 60 Years Inside the Fun Factory.

Wham-O Super Book: Celebrating 60 Years Inside the Fun Factory.

Walsh, Tim.

Two childhood friends started a company and made irresistible toys (often advertised on th...

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Picture of Voices Against War: A Century of Protest.

Voices Against War: A Century of Protest.

Smith, Lyn.

Based on around 200 personal testimonies from the Imperial War Museum Collections, this te...

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