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 Adrift: A Secret Life of London's Waterways.

Adrift: A Secret Life of London's Waterways.

Babbs, Helen.

From deep winter to late autumn, the author and her partner journey on a canal boat explor...

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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 Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations.

Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations.

Beard, Mary.

A collection of book reviews contributed to various publications over a number of years, t...

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Picture of A History of the French Revolution.

A History of the French Revolution.

Bradby, E. D.

Written 'for the general reader', and published to much acclaim in 1926, it is a pleasure ...

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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 Eclipse: The Horse That Changed Racing History Forever.

Eclipse: The Horse That Changed Racing History Forever.

Clee, Nicholas.

In 1769 the chestnut brown thoroughbred was the Winx of his day. The perfect horse’s desce...

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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 Penguins, Pineapples and Pangolins: First Encounters with the Exotic.

Penguins, Pineapples and Pangolins: First Encounters with the Exotic.

Cock-Starkey, Claire.

An entertaining read that delves into historical accounts, journals, diaries and ship's lo...

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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 A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization.

A (Brief) History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization.

Evans, Robert.

He discusses everything we pretend not to like in polite company and celebrates the brave,...

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Picture of The Blitzed City: The Destruction of Coventry, 1940.

The Blitzed City: The Destruction of Coventry, 1940.

Farrington, Karen.

The German bombers destroyed buildings, factories and the cathedral. Thousands were homele...

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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 The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England.

The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England.

Foyster, Elizabeth.

The extremely wealthy third Earl of Portsmouth, was certainly eccentric, but most people t...

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Picture of Great Tales from British History: The Downfall of Anne Boleyn.

Great Tales from British History: The Downfall of Anne Boleyn.

Friedmann, P.

It takes us right into the middle of the story of the second wife of Henry VIII, narrating...

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Picture of Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol.

Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol.

Gately, Iain.

Gately posits his subject as the lifeblood of the world. Booze has presided over execution...

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Picture of Empire's Crossroads: The Caribbean from Colombus to the Present Day.

Empire's Crossroads: The Caribbean from Colombus to the Present Day.

Gibson, Carrie.

Here in Australia our thoughts probably do not often stray to the history of the Caribbean...

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Picture of The Empire of Necessity: The Untold History of a Slave Rebellion in the Age of Liberty.

The Empire of Necessity: The Untold History of a Slave Rebellion in the Age of Liberty.

Grandin, Greg.

In 1805 Captain Amasa Delano gave provisions and water to a ship in distress. He did not r...

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Picture of British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856: Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Battle of The Balaclava - the Charge of the Light Brigade: Despatches from the Front: The Commanding Officers' Reports From the Field and At Sea.

British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856: Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Battle of The Balaclava - the Charge of the Light Brigade: Despatches from the Front: The Commanding Officers' Reports From the Field and At Sea.

Grehan, john and Mace, Martin (eds.).

The relative performance of the two branches of Britain’s armed forces is reflected in the...

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Picture of Why We Watched: Europe, America, and the Holocaust.

Why We Watched: Europe, America, and the Holocaust.

Hamerow, Theodore S.

Hamerow takes readers on an intellectual tour of the attitudes and events during the 1930s...

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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 Classic Ships.

Classic Ships.

Havers, Richard.

A chronicle of our nautical heritage over the last hundred years, it features everything 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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