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 Cheek by Jowl: A History of Neighbours.

Cheek by Jowl: A History of Neighbours.

Cockayne, Emily.

A fascinating and well-researched work of social history, written with humour and an eye f...

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Picture of Fighting Fit: The Wartime Battle for Britain's Health.

Fighting Fit: The Wartime Battle for Britain's Health.

Dawes, Laura.

The story of rather a miraculous victory on the home front against the ancient foes of bac...

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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 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 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 The Rivals: Montrose and Argyll and the Struggle for Scotland.

The Rivals: Montrose and Argyll and the Struggle for Scotland.

Fraser, Murdo.

Provides vivid insights into two very different men – the Marquis of Montrose, a bold, bra...

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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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Nothing For Tears.

Horstmann, Lali.

Lali Horstmann's account of the last months of the war under the desperate and demoralised...

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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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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 Living with Fire: People, Nature and History in Steels Creek.

Living with Fire: People, Nature and History in Steels Creek.

Hansen, Christine and Griffiths, Tom.

Steels Creek is a small community in the Yarra Valley of Victoria. In the Back Saturday f...

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Picture of War Report: BBC Dispatches from the Front Line, 1944-1945.

War Report: BBC Dispatches from the Front Line, 1944-1945.

Hawkins, Desmond (ed.).

'War Report', the landmark BBC radio program, was first broadcast after the nine o-clock n...

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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 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 Cruel Harvest: US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade.

Cruel Harvest: US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade.

Mercille, Julien.

Afghanistan accounts for 90% of the global supply of heroin. The Taliban are seen as the v...

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Picture of Got Any Gum Chum? Gis in Wartime Britain 1942-1945.

Got Any Gum Chum? Gis in Wartime Britain 1942-1945.

Milligate, Helen D.

American servicemen in Britain were, for the most part, warmly welcomed. But others felt t...

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