History

Picture of Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten.

Britten's Century: Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten.

Bostridge, Mark (ed.).

Many contributors cover a range of subject matters, such as his operatic output, his orche...

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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 Mammoth Book of New CSI.

The Mammoth Book of New CSI.

Cawthorne, Nigel.

Crime scene investigation has come a long way since it was first used in 1879, and, as the...

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Picture of The Borgias.

The Borgias.

Hibbert, Christopher.

An erudite and witty account of the family whose corruption, nepotism and greed were notor...

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Picture of Alchemy and Alchemists.

Alchemy and Alchemists.

Martin, Sean.

Alchemy was the ancient forerunner of chemistry, much concerned with the transmutation of ...

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Picture of The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.

Kertzer, David I.

They both came to power in 1922. One was scholarly and devout, the other thuggish and prof...

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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 '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 Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire.

Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire.

Romm, James.

Alexander united his empire and his army 'by the titanic force of his will.' After his dea...

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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 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 The Creation of Anne Boleyn: In Search of the Tudors' Most Notorious Queen.

The Creation of Anne Boleyn: In Search of the Tudors' Most Notorious Queen.

Bordo, Susan.

Provides us with not only an enticing biography and cultural history of her life but also ...

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Picture of The Nile: A Journey Downriver through Egypt's Past and Present.

The Nile: A Journey Downriver through Egypt's Past and Present.

Wilkinson, Toby.

The key to Egypt's colourful past, chaotic present and uncertain future is the Nile. It is...

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Picture of A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

A Brief History of Encyclopaedias: From Pliny to Wikipedia.

Brown, Andrew.

Encyclopaedias are books for everybody and nobody. They pride themselves on being up to da...

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Picture of Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Make 'em Laugh, Make 'em Laugh: An Incomplete History and an Inadequate Analysis of Humour.

Coy, Rick.

A fantastic analysis of what makes us laugh, it looks at humour between the sexes, across ...

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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 Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War.

Voices from the Front: An Oral History of the Great War.

Hart, Peter.

British soldiers, sailors and airmen, officers and enlisted men, in every area the war was...

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Picture of Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Retreat and Retribution in Afghanistan, 1842: Two Journals of the First Afghan War.

Kekewich, Margaret.

Describes how the British defeat in Afghanistan in the winter of 1841/42 was crushing. In ...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

The Mammoth Book of Shark Attacks.

MacCormick, Alex and Green, Rod.

Contains over 400 accounts of shark attacks from around the world. It certainly lets us kn...

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Picture of Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain.

Classified: Secrecy and the State in Modern Britain.

Moran, Christopher.

How is information used by politicians and spies and what are the consequences of decision...

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Picture of Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age.

Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age.

Paterson, Michael.

As evidenced by the popularity of period dramas such as Downton Abbey

and Upstair...

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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 A History of Modern Morocco: City Panoramas Across Five Centuries.

A History of Modern Morocco: City Panoramas Across Five Centuries.

Miller, Susan Gilson.

Begins with the French invasion of Algeria in 1830 and Morocco's abortive efforts at refor...

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Picture of The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited.

Romer, John.

A refreshing and distinctive approach which describes exactly how the Great Pyramid was de...

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