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Entertainment for Angels: Electricity in the Enlightenment

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
Benjamin Franklin's Enlightenment world of philosophy, spectacle and electricity

Sex, Botany and Empire: The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
The sexual symbolism of Enlightenment botany.

Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £14.99
We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. In The Hemlock Cup, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes gives Socrates the biography he deserves, painstakingly piecing together Socrates' life and using fresh evidence to get closer to the man who asked 'how should we live?' - a question as relevant now as it has ever been.

Helen Of Troy: Goddess, Princess, Whore

Paperback, 07/11/2013, £25.00
Because of her double marriage to the Greek King Menelaus and the Trojan Prince Paris, Helen was held responsible for both the Trojan War and enduring enmity between East and West. Helen of Sparta, the focus of a cult which conflated Helen the heroine with a pre-Greek fertility goddess;

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Paperback, 28/12/2017, £12.99
The SUNDAY TIMES-bestselling biography of one of the world's greatest cities - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul

Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Paperback, 23/09/2019, £10.99
2018 marked the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both anniversaries by exploring how the War gave female scientists, doctors, and engineers unprecedented opportunities to undertake endeavours normally reserved for men.

Venus and Aphrodite

Hardback, 12/11/2019, £12.99
A vivid history of the ancient goddess Venus by the bestselling historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes

Ethics, Emotion and the Unity of the Self

Paperback, 06/12/2011, £37.99
Deals with the applicability of the artistic classifications of romanticism and classicism to philosophical doctrine. This title examines three particular theses associated with philosophical romanticism.

People's History of Tennis

Hardback, 20/05/2020, £14.99
Tennis is much more than Wimbledon! This story reveals the hidden history of the sport.

Hearts and Minds: The Battle for the Conservative Party from Thatcher to the Present

Hardback, 29/09/2017, £20.00
A critical history of the Conservative Party that analyses the often-conflicting ideas held by leading figures within the party over recent years. Oliver Letwin is a former Cabinet minister, responsible for formulating and implementing policy during David Cameron's two governments.

House of Music: Raising the Kanneh-Masons

Hardback, 03/09/2020, £18.99
The most talented musical family in the world. For the first time, mother Kadie Kanneh-Mason shares her unique story.

Apocalypse How?: Technology and the Threat of Disaster

Hardback, 05/03/2020, £14.99
An urgent and eye-opening examination of how technology is leaving society open to myriad catastrophic threats.
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