History

Picture of Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River.

Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River.

Albinia, Alice.

Recounts a journey along the Indus, upstream and back in time, from the sea to the source,...

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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 Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943: The Official History of SOE Operations in Fascist Italy.

Target: Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943: The Official History of SOE Operations in Fascist Italy.

Bailey, Roderick.

An authoritative study of the efforts of Britain's Special Operations Executive to forment...

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Picture of The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit.

The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit.

Baxter, Carol.

The electrifying story of a criminal Quaker who was transported to Sydney and there made a...

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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 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 Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII.

Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance in the Last Year of WWII.

Hansen, Randall.

In the last months of World War II, Hitler ordered destruction across Europe on a massive ...

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A Brief History of Agincourt.

Hibbert, Christopher.

This concise account draws on many contemporary sources to describe what happened and how ...

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Picture of Elizabeth I: Renaissance Prince: A Biography.

Elizabeth I: Renaissance Prince: A Biography.

Hilton, Lisa.

A fresh interpretation of Elizabeth I as a monarch who saw herself primarily as a Renaissa...

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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 The Conquest of the Ocean: The Illustrated History of Seafaring.

The Conquest of the Ocean: The Illustrated History of Seafaring.

Lavery, Brian.

The sea has had a hugh effect on our history. It has 'challenged, rewarded and punished it...

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The Favourite.

Lyons, Mathew.

The story of Sir Walter Ralegh and his relationship with Queen Elizabeth I is one of passi...

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Berlin: Imagine a City.

MacLean, Rory.

A wonderful history of the German city told through the people that lived it. Through five...

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Picture of The Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women.

The Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women.

Marlow, Joyce.

Throughout the western world the suffrage struggle was long and bitter. In this anthology ...

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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 On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History.

On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History.

Basbanes, Nicholas A.

From its invention in China to its use by Islamic scholars to Europe, North America and th...

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Picture of 'If You Leave Us Here, We Will Die': How Genocide Was Stopped in East Timor.

'If You Leave Us Here, We Will Die': How Genocide Was Stopped in East Timor.

Robinson, Geoffrey.

An authoritative and gripping account of the violence perpetrated by the Indonesian armed ...

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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 Ancient Egypt as It Was: Exploring the City of Thebes in 1200 BC.

Ancient Egypt as It Was: Exploring the City of Thebes in 1200 BC.

Booth, Charlotte.

A modern day travel guide to ancient Thebes that focuses on a particular period in its his...

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Vietnam: A War Lost and Won.

Cawthorne, Nigel.

A concise and clever look at the longest war in American history by the acclaimed Cawthorn...

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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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Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor.

Goldsworthy, Adrian.

The scheming Augustus became Rome's first emperor and ruled for 44 years before dying peac...

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Hiroshima Nagasaki.

Ham, Paul.

Uses diaries, contemporary accounts and official papers in his gripping account of the eve...

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