History

Picture of Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence.

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence.

Armstrong, Karen.

Many historians have looked at violence related to particular religions - Christianity’s C...

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Picture of Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction.

Bahn, Paul.

This highlights the importance of the archaeologists’ efforts to understand the past, and ...

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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 This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746.

This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485-1746.

Carlton, Charles.

Carlton draws evidence from a vast range of sources as he attempts to provide a balanced o...

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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 A Brief History of British Sea Power.

A Brief History of British Sea Power.

Howarth, David.

Describes the growth of British skill and confidence at sea, from its obscure beginnings 1...

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Picture of Went the Day Well? Witnessing Waterloo.

Went the Day Well? Witnessing Waterloo.

Crane, David.

Contrasting the hours of Waterloo with the corresponding hours in Britain, the author offe...

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Picture of Rare and Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie's Collector's Chest.

Rare and Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie's Collector's Chest.

Ellis, Elizabeth.

Around 1818 a wooden cabinet was built in Australia for Governor Macquarie, who filled it ...

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Picture of The Making of Home.

The Making of Home.

Flanders, Judith.

This tells of the evolution of the house and shows how the homes we live in today differ f...

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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 One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History.

One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History.

Field, Jacob F.

A no-holds-barred account of human suffering, it takes you on a tour through the gory side...

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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 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 Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century.

Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century.

Horne, Sir Alistair, Sir.

Sir Alistair has written a dramatic, colourful, and stylish history by revisiting six batt...

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Picture of The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent.

The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent.

Hutchinson, Robert.

Colonel Thomas Blood was a mysterious and charismatic character whose many amazing exploit...

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Picture of Shakespeare's Restless World.

Shakespeare's Restless World.

MacGregor, Neil.

He provides us with a portrait of the era in twenty objects which offer wonderful insights...

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Picture of Saving Savannah: The City and the Civil War.

Saving Savannah: The City and the Civil War.

Jones, Jacqueline.

Provides an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the Civil War, told with human...

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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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