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Picture of Galliano: Fashion's Enfant Terrible.

Galliano: Fashion's Enfant Terrible.

Foy, David.

Galliano has made a name for himself as a creative, dynamic, forward-looking force in high...

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Picture of The Forties in Pictures.

The Forties in Pictures.

Lescott, James.

Over 250 pictures record a decade that changed the face of the world: a war fought across ...

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Picture of Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe.

Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe.

Laoutaris, Chris.

A biography of a well-educated, independent minded, sixteenth century gentlewoman, the for...

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Picture of Young Ovid: An Unfinished Biography.

Young Ovid: An Unfinished Biography.

Middlebrook, Diane.

There's very little evidence for him in the historical sources, so the author extrapolates...

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Picture of Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon: The Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant.

Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon: The Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant.

Quinn, Tom.

William Tallon spent more than half a century working for the royal family at Buckingham P...

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Picture of The comrade from Milan.

The comrade from Milan.

Rossanda, Rossana.

The author discusses her participation in the Italian resistance movement during World War...

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Picture of Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings.

Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings.

Weir, Alison.

Little is known about Mary, and there's much more conjecture than fact, but Weir has put t...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Hannibal and Scipio.

Pocket Giants: Hannibal and Scipio.

Fisher, Greg.

In 216 BC, Hannibal destroyed an 80,000-strong Roman force in one afternoon, delivering a ...

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Picture of All the Countries the Americans Have Ever Invaded: Making Friends and Influencing People?

All the Countries the Americans Have Ever Invaded: Making Friends and Influencing People?

Kelly, Christopher and Laycock, Stuart.

In the second half of the twentieth century no other country on earth had the kind of glob...

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Picture of My Scotland.

My Scotland.

Macdonell, A. G.

This is strictly a work of personal opinion. MacDonnell clearly has a familiarity with his...

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Picture of The Sister Queens: Isabella and Catherine de Valois.

The Sister Queens: Isabella and Catherine de Valois.

McGrigor, Mary.

Both were the daughters of King Charles VI of France and both women were Queens of Englan...

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Picture of The Man with the Poison Gun.

The Man with the Poison Gun.

Plokhy, Serhii.

This classic old-school Cold War spy tale is delivered by Plokhy’s riveting account of how...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Henry V.

Pocket Giants: Henry V.

Pollard, A. J.

Even before he died, the heroic myth (later enshrined by Shakespeare) was being created. H...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Abraham Lincoln.

Pocket Giants: Abraham Lincoln.

Smith, Adam I. P.

Abraham Lincoln is a figure who symbolises the United States of America; an intellectual m...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Robert the Bruce.

Pocket Giants: Robert the Bruce.

Watson, Fiona.

He became a military leader of consummate genius, throwing away the rulebook of medieval w...

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Picture of Pacific: The Ocean of the Future.

Pacific: The Ocean of the Future.

Winchester, Simon.

Winchester takes us on a chronological journey starting with the testing of A-bombs at the...

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Picture of Sonnets.

Sonnets.

Belli, Giuseppe Gioachino.

Belli was an Italian poet of the 19th century who was most famous for the sonnets that he ...

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Picture of A Jane Austen Miscellany: Sisters, Suitors, Familes, Friends.

A Jane Austen Miscellany: Sisters, Suitors, Familes, Friends.

Cleary, Kristen Maree and Sommer, Robin Langley (eds.).

Here are well-selected extracts from Austen's novels pertaining particularly to sisters, s...

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Picture of Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller.

Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller.

Fuller, John (ed.).

Fuller offers insights into the work of Pope who was an essayist, critic, satirist, poet a...

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Picture of Sir Walter Ralegh: Poems Selected by Ruth Padel.

Sir Walter Ralegh: Poems Selected by Ruth Padel.

Padel, Ruth (ed.).

Padel offers insights into the work of Walter Raleigh, poet, scholar, soldier and explorer...

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Picture of The Hope of Things to Come: Anglicanism and the Future.

The Hope of Things to Come: Anglicanism and the Future.

Chapman, Mark D. (ed.).

A collection of essays that focuses on linking the past, present and future of Anglicanism...

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Picture of The Passage West: Philosophy and Globalism.

The Passage West: Philosophy and Globalism.

Marramao, Giacomo and Mandarini, Matteo.

Marramao takes us into the paradoxical nature of the contemporary global environment. He s...

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Picture of The Eureka Factor.

The Eureka Factor.

Kounios, John and Beeman, Mark.

Everyone has varying tendencies towards eureka moments. The great thing is you don’t have ...

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Picture of Campbell's Weather Compendium.

Campbell's Weather Compendium.

Campbell, Harry.

How big was the largest-known snowflake? What is the speed of a falling raindrop? How many...

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