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 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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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 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 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 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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Picture of Berlin: Imagine a City.

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 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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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 The Favourite.

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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Picture of Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler.

Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler.

Von Boeselager, Philipp.

In July 1944 a group of German officers attempted to kill Hitler. The plan failed. The off...

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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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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 Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy.

Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy.

Murphy, Paul Thomas.

Tells the history of the seven boys and men who, driven by a variety of inner demons, atta...

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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 Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: Or the Missing Girls of England.

Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: Or the Missing Girls of England.

O'Donnell, Bridget.

Jeremiah Minahan was an Irish ex-inspector, exposer of corruption and rebel with a cause. ...

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Picture of Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot.

Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot.

O'Reilly, Bill and Dugard, Martin.

Recounts in detail the sequence of events that unfolded and ended in the brutal murder of ...

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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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