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    All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To

    £5.99 £9.99
    Out of 193 countries that are currently UN member states, we've invaded or fought conflicts in the territory of 171. Find out how we first invaded them armed with cannon instead of camera and set up the United States of the Ionian Islands.

    All the Knowledge in the World: The Extraordinary History of the Encyclopaedia

    £17.09 £18.99
    A gloriously illuminating history of the encyclopaedia (and how and why we have captured knowledge over the years) by the bestselling author of JUST MY TYPE and ON THE MAP

    Amongst the Ruins: Why Civilizations Collapse and Communities Disappear

    £22.50 £25.00
    A thought-provoking exploration of the loss of civilizations and communities, offering compelling stories of abandoned places, the important events and fascinating characters that punctuate their history, and lessons we can learn from them today

    Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre

    £11.69 £12.99
    A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire--the Amritsar Massacre--to mark its 100th anniversary

    An African History of Africa: From the Dawn of Humanity to Independence

    £22.50 £25.00

    An Elephant in Rome: Bernini, The Pope and The Making of the Eternal City

    £22.49 £24.99
    An account of the invention of soft power and the bucket list destination, through Alexander VII and Bernini's creation of Baroque Rome

    Ancient Guide To Modern Life

    £8.00 £9.99
    Our lives are infinitely richer if we take the time to look at what the Greeks and Romans have given us in politics and law, religion and philosophy and education, and to learn how people really lived in Athens, Rome, Sparta and Alexandria. This book shows how we are living very much like people did 2,000 or more years ago.

    Anecdotes and Antidotes: A Medieval Arabic History of Physicians

    £9.89 £10.99
    Ibn Abi Usaybi'ah was a Syrian Arab physician of the 13th century who compiled a biographical encyclopedia of notable physicians, and scholars from the Greeks, Romans, Syriacs and Indians including Galen and Avicenna.

    Antiques Roadshow: 40 Years of Great Finds

    £22.50 £25.00
    A collection of the timeless, the priceless and the unforgettable, this beautiful compendium accompanies the beloved BBC One TV series.

    Anunnaki Chronicles: A Zecharia Sitchin Reader

    £17.09 £18.99
    An insider's look into the decades of research behind Zecharia Sitchin's books as well as an in-depth overview of his theories and discoveries


    £7.19 £7.99
    Apocalypse covers each and every one of our prophesized dooms: featuring asteroids, Antichrists, solar flares, Singularities, Utopias, UFOs, Zoroastrians and Zapotecs, to mention but a small few.

    Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

    £13.49 £14.99
    A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes

    Arabs: A History - Revised and Updated Edition

    £15.29 £16.99

    Archaeology, Economy and Society: England from the Fifth to the Fifteenth Century

    £27.29 £38.99
    This book examines the contribution that archaeology can make to an understanding of the social, economic, religious and other developments that took place in England from the migrations of the 5th and 6th centuries to the Renaissance.

    Art and Science of Military Deception

    £88.00 £133.00
    It is said that deception among people in a civilized society is something to be loathed even though it seems to be part of human nature; but deception in war is a virtue. This title provides the reader with sufficient knowledge to pursue General Eisenhower's vision for the proper role of deception in support of the national interest.

    Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding: Innovative Designs for New Standards

    £32.39 £35.99
    Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding advocates for a fundamental change in how educators think about making sense of learners' developing cognition and understanding in history.

    At the end of an age

    £15.30 £17.00
    John Lukacs asserts that now, even at the end of the modern age, our understanding of the universe is based on what we fallible human beings have imagined and defined in a historical continuum; it is religion that is the source of the highest form of knowledge.

    Atlantic History: Concept and Contours

    £19.76 £21.95
    The vast contribution of African civilization to all regions of the West, the westward migration of Europeans, pan-Atlantic commerce and its role in developing economies, racial and ethnic relations, the spread of Enlightenment ideas - all are Atlantic phenomena.

    Atlas: A World of Maps from the British Library

    £17.09 £18.99
    This is an atlas with a difference. This atlas can help us to travel in a way that regular atlases do not, because by looking at old maps and getting to know their stories we can be transported back to the times in which they were made. This fabulous collection of maps is now available in paperback.

    Australia: A Biography of a Nation

    £9.89 £10.99
    Part history, part travelogue, part memoir, this book tells the inspiring story of how a one time British colony of convicts turned itself into a prosperous and confident country. This book describes Australia's journey through the eyes of ordinary people, from the trauma of the WW-I to the decline of the relationship with Britain, and more.

    Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship

    £8.99 £9.99

    Barbarians at the Wall: The First Nomadic Empire and the Making of China

    £8.99 £9.99
    Outside Asia precious little is known of their rich history, but new evidence reframes our understanding of the indelible mark they left on a vast region stretching from Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia deep into China.

    Battles Map by Map

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