History

Picture of Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One.

Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One.

Adie, Kate.

The First World War shattered individual lives, changed society, and altered the way we th...

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Picture of The Battle of the Somme: The First and Second Phase.

The Battle of the Somme: The First and Second Phase.

Buchan, John.

More than any other battle of the First World War, the battle of the Somme remains as the ...

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Picture of Roman Britain.

Roman Britain.

Hovell, Gillian.

A fascinating little book, it narrates the 400-year reign of the Romans, uncovering the hi...

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Picture of Bombsites and Lollipops: My 1950s East End Childhood.

Bombsites and Lollipops: My 1950s East End Childhood.

Hyams, Jacky.

A memoir of growing up in the East End of London, post-war to the Swinging Sixties. From f...

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Picture of Unforgettable Ancient Sites.

Unforgettable Ancient Sites.

Howard, Martin.

Fantastical cave paintings, Stonehenge and the Carnac stones, the Great Pyramid of Giza, A...

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Picture of The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration.

The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure and Exploration.

Fleming, Fergus and Merullo, Annabel and Palin, Michael.

In the eighteenth century, exploration entered a new phase: motivated by scientific inquir...

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Picture of Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship.

Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship.

Kurson, Robert.

A thrilling adventure story about uncovering the ship that was once owned by Joseph Bannis...

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Picture of In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam.

In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam.

McNamara, Robert and VanDeMark, Brian.

To the baby boomers who came of age during the Vietnam War, McNamara's actions at the time...

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Picture of A Short History of Polar Exploration.

A Short History of Polar Exploration.

Rennison, Nick.

Recounts many memorable stories about polar explorers who have been willing to endure the ...

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Picture of Great Walls and Linear Barriers.

Great Walls and Linear Barriers.

Spring, Peter.

Casts a new perspective on walls and linear barriers as an essential part of strategies fo...

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Picture of The Economy of Modern India: From 1860 to the Twenty-first Century.

The Economy of Modern India: From 1860 to the Twenty-first Century.

Tomlinson, B. R.

Tomlinson provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging account of the Indian economy over the...

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Picture of A Brief History of Medicine from Hippocrates to Gene Therapy.

A Brief History of Medicine from Hippocrates to Gene Therapy.

Strathern, Paul.

He follows the development of medicine through the lives of its greatest practitioners who...

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Picture of Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome.

Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome.

Nussdorfer, Laurie.

Examines the emergence of the profession of notary, originally free market scribes respons...

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Picture of Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain's Most Prestigious Company.

Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain's Most Prestigious Company.

Pugh, Peter.

Britain’s most prestigious car manufacturer is Rolls-Royce. This tells the story of the fi...

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Picture of The Secret Lives of the Nazis: The Hidden History of the Third Reich.

The Secret Lives of the Nazis: The Hidden History of the Third Reich.

Roland, Paul.

While they were demanding that the German people make sacrifices in order to finance a war...

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Picture of The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950-1450.

The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950-1450.

Williams, Hywel.

The 500 years that separate the mid-tenth century from the mid-fifteenth constitute a crit...

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Picture of Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al-Qaeda.

Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al-Qaeda.

Macrakis, Kristie.

This lively history illuminates a little-known aspect of espionage and hidden communicatio...

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Picture of Nicopolis Ad Istrum: A Late Roman and Early Byzantine City: The Finds and the Biological Remains.

Nicopolis Ad Istrum: A Late Roman and Early Byzantine City: The Finds and the Biological Remains.

Poulter, A. G. et al.

Nicopolis ad Istrum is one of the best-preserved ancient cities of the Roman Empire. It is...

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