History

Picture of In the Footsteps of the Gods: Travellers to Greece and the Quest for the Hellenic Ideal.

In the Footsteps of the Gods: Travellers to Greece and the Quest for the Hellenic Ideal.

Constantine, David.

A reprint of the excellent 1984 study, it traces the course of Europe's discovery of Greec...

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Picture of Our Troubles with Food: Fears, Fads and Fallacies.

Our Troubles with Food: Fears, Fads and Fallacies.

Halliday, Stephen.

Halliday is a social historian who looks at our fascinating relationship with food and ana...

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Picture of A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa.

A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa.

Kemper, Steve.

In 1850 Heinrich Barth joined a small British expedition into unexplored regions of Islami...

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Picture of English Traits.

English Traits.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo.

He visited England first in 1833. He was 30 years old, recently a widower, miserable and u...

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Picture of Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich's Enduring Mystery.

Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich's Enduring Mystery.

Hett, Benjamin Carter.

On February 27th, 1933, arson sent the Reichstag, the parliamentary home and symbol of Ger...

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Picture of A History of Canberra.

A History of Canberra.

Brown, Nicholas.

It was designed as an ‘ideal city’, and emblem of the nation. But Canberra’s evolution was...

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Picture of Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences.

Days of God: The Revolution in Iran and Its Consequences.

Buchan, James.

The Iranian revolution of 1979 changed history. The destruction of the monarchy upset the ...

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Picture of The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold Macmillan and Charles de Gaulle.

The Almost Impossible Ally: Harold Macmillan and Charles de Gaulle.

Mangold, Peter.

Witty, well-written and well researched, this portrays two of the most complex and skilful...

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Picture of The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim.

The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim.

Kulish, Nicholas and Mekhennet, Souad.

Dr. Aribert Heim experimented on healthy people at the Mathausen concentration camp. In th...

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Picture of The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-boats Brought World War II to America.

The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-boats Brought World War II to America.

Offley, Ed.

During the first half of 1942 a convoy of oil tankers was attacked as they steamed into Ch...

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Picture of What Britain Has Done 1939-1945: A Selection of Outstanding Facts and Figures.

What Britain Has Done 1939-1945: A Selection of Outstanding Facts and Figures.

Overy, Richard et al.

This was originally published in 1945 by the Ministry of Information. For this reprint, Ri...

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Picture of When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American Politics.

When Hollywood Was Right: How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American Politics.

Critchlow, Donald T.

Hollywood was not always a bastion of liberalism. Following World War II, an informal alli...

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Picture of Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

Standage, Tom.

Yes, Twitter and Facebook are recent creations. But the need for swift social communicatio...

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Picture of Images of the Past: Holidays in Victorian England.

Images of the Past: Holidays in Victorian England.

Thorburn, Gordon.

Margaret B. was the daughter of a C of E minister, and the family took holidays and trips ...

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Picture of Anita Cobby: The Crime That Shocked the Nation.

Anita Cobby: The Crime That Shocked the Nation.

Whiticker, Alan J.

In 1986, Anita Cobby, a young 26 year old nurse, was abducted, raped and murdered in Black...

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Picture of The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848-1947.

The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848-1947.

Silberstein-Loeb, Jonathan.

Based on newly available and extensive archival evidence, this traces the history of inter...

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Picture of Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877.

Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877.

Wineapple, Brenda.

Wineapple, a prize-winning author, provides us with a brilliant portrait of American socie...

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Picture of Return From the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War.

Return From the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War.

Mandler, Peter.

As the Second World War approached, Mead was determined to help the Allied cause by showin...

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Picture of Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat.

Women of the World: The Rise of the Female Diplomat.

McCarthy, Helen.

This fascinating, award-winning book affords a well-researched glimpse into the very mascu...

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Picture of McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie, David.

Takes the reader on a journey through the hidden history of Great Britain. 'There is no ne...

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Picture of Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism.

Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism.

Shogan, Robert.

Examines the efforts of Frankin D. Roosevelt and his most important jewish advisors to com...

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