History

Picture of The Plimsoll Sensation: The Great Campaign to Save Lives at Sea.

The Plimsoll Sensation: The Great Campaign to Save Lives at Sea.

Jones, Nicolette.

This prize-winning history is told in an engaging, witty, and meticulously researched way....

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A History Of Scotland.

Oliver, Neil.

The author is the well-known presenter of BBC television’s flagship 10 part series. He bri...

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The Seventy Great Battles in History.

Black, Jeremy (ed.).

An international team of military historians assess the great battles – both on land and s...

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Picture of To Catch a Tartar: Notes from the Caucasus.

To Catch a Tartar: Notes from the Caucasus.

Bird, Chris.

A colonel and Arabist in the KGB, warned the author in 1993 not to go to the Caucasus, tel...

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A History of Canberra.

Brown, Nicholas.

It was designed as an ‘ideal city’, and emblem of the nation. But Canberra’s evolution was...

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The Waterlow Killings: A Portrait of a Family Tragedy.

Burton, Pamela.

A true account of the shocking murder of celebrated Sydney art-curator Nick Waterlow and h...

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Intercept: The Secret History of Computers and Spies.

Corera, Gordon.

The first computer was created in secret to aid intelligence work, and today, in the Inter...

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Picture of Wellington's Worst Scrape: The Burgos Campaign 1812.

Wellington's Worst Scrape: The Burgos Campaign 1812.

Divall, Carole.

By reconstructing events in close detail, and by bringing together [many] primary sources,...

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Rough Riders: Two Brothers and the Last Stand at Gallipoli.

Doyle, Peter.

Frank and Percy Talley were two London brothers, soldiers in the 1st City of London Yeoman...

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Picture of Downstream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames.

Downstream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames.

Davies, Caitlin.

The Thames is the longest (215 miles) river in England. This takes the reader downstream f...

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Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World.

Evans, James.

In the 17th century there was an unprecedented population shift where nearly 400,000 peopl...

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The Sultan's Istanbul on Five Kurush a Day.

FitzRoy, Charles.

Thames & Hudson’s historical guide books are seductive and in no time at all you’ll find y...

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Waterloo 1815.

Fremont-Barnes, Gregory.

Both sides fought with remarkable energy and spirit and it was one of the most decisive ba...

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Gentlemen's Gentlemen: My Friends in Service.

Harrison, Rosina.

The author spent her working life in service as a lady’s maid and never married. But she f...

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Forget the Anorak: What Trainspotting Was Really Like.

Harvey, Michael G.

The 1950s and 1960s were the heyday of trainspotting. Engine numbers were recorded in inex...

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Classic Aircraft.

Havers, John and Richard.

A timeline of aviation spanning a little over a hundred years from 1906 until the present ...

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A Brief History of the British Army.

Haswell, Jock and Lewis-Stempel, John.

The story of the British Army has many facets, being a tale of heroic successes and tragic...

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Picture of Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President.

Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President.

Heidler, David S. and Jeanne T.

This very readable account of Washington's two terms in office, expose his dealings with c...

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Summer of Blood: England's First Revolution.

Jones, Dan.

The uprising in the summer of 1381 is also known as The Peasant’s Revolt, and was against ...

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A Short History Of India.

Kerr, Gordon.

He begins by describing ancient India, the Gangetic culture and great empires before the c...

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Picture of The King Is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII.

The King Is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII.

Lipscomb, Suzannah.

His last will and testament confirmed the royal line of succession and listed many bequest...

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The Fear and the Freedom: How the Second World War Changed Us.

Lowe, Keith.

He surveys the major changes, both constructive and destructive, that took place in the wo...

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Picture of Light Dragoons: The Making of a Regiment.

Light Dragoons: The Making of a Regiment.

Mallinson, Allan.

A regimental history which draws together the many common threads of the six distinguished...

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Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution.

MacLeod, D. Peter.

Wolfe's defeat of the French and capture of Quebec in 1759 is the decisive battle of the S...

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