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    Usborne History of Britain

    £22.50 £25.00
    Offers a comprehensive compendium of the history of Britain, encompassing various things from prehistoric times to the turn of the millennium. This book features internet links to additional resources, including video clips, games and interactive features.

    Uses and Abuses of History

    £8.09 £8.99
    Abuses of history can have dire consequences - look at Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Margaret MacMillan's argument for why history matters shows how treating the past with respect can lead us to a better understanding with the present.

    Using History

    £22.49 £24.99
    This is the first book to tackle public, non-academic history for the student and general reader. Furthermore, it does so from a truly global perspective as opposed to focusing on the traditional Western-dominated model.

    Using Non-Textual Sources: A Historian's Guide

    £23.39 £25.99

    Vanished Kingdoms: History Of Half-forgotten Europe

    £17.09 £18.99
    Europe's history is littered with kingdoms, duchies, empires and republics which have now disappeared but which were once fixtures on the map of their age. What happened to the once-great Mediterranean Empire of Aragon? This title lets you discover the stories of lost realms across the centuries.


    £15.29 £16.99
    In this magnificent vision of Venice, Peter Ackroyd turns his unparalleled skill at evoking place from London and the River Thames, to Italy and the city of myth, mystery and beauty.

    Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad

    £8.99 £9.99

    Victoria's Cross: Untold Story of Britain's Highest Award for Bravery

    £8.99 £9.99
    This controversial book, by one of our finest military historians, reveals the squalid truth about Britain's highest military honour, exposing a shameful history of racism, misogyny and political expediency.

    Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

    £11.69 £12.99
    For thousands of years, humans have built walls and assaulted them, admired walls and reviled them. In Walls, David Frye uncovers a story that is more than just bricks and stone: he reveals the startling link between what we build and how we live, who we are and how we came to be.

    War, Trade and the State: Anglo-Dutch Conflict, 1652-89

    £31.50 £35.00
    A reassessment of the Anglo-Dutch wars of the second half of the seventeenth century, demonstrating that the conflict was primarily about trade.

    War: What is it Good for?: The Role of Conflict in Civilisation, from Primates to Robots

    £13.49 £14.99
    A bold and controversial rethinking of the role of war in human history and how it will shape our future, sure to provoke debate, from the bestselling author of Why the West Rules - For Now.

    Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination

    £12.59 £13.99

    We Shall Be Masters: Russian Pivots to East Asia from Peter the Great to Putin

    £24.26 £26.95
    Generations of Russians have pursued wealth and power in the East, colonizing Pacific regions and spreading political influence into Asia. Why have these efforts largely failed? Chris Miller argues that Russian citizens and leaders, concentrated in the European borderlands, have always struggled to maintain faith and interest in eastward expansion.

    Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears

    £24.74 £27.49
    The history of six centuries of weeping Britons. A comprehensive debunking of the myth of the British 'stiff upper lip', from medieval mystics to Margaret Thatcher.

    Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears

    £11.69 £12.99
    The history of six centuries of weeping Britons. A comprehensive debunking of the myth of the British 'stiff upper lip', from medieval mystics to Margaret Thatcher

    Western Civilisation in World History

    £24.49 £36.99
    Western Civilization in World History takes up the recent debates about the well-established 'Western civ' approach versus the newer field of world history. Stearns reviews and analyzes key aspects of Western civilization in a global context.

    What is History?

    £9.89 £10.99

    What is History?: With a New Introduction by Richard J. Evans 3ed

    £16.19 £17.99
    To mark the 40th anniversary of this text, this updated volume reviews the state of the discipline at the beginning of the 21st century. Renowned scholars ask and seek to answer Carr's question for a new generation of historians: what does it mean to study history at the start of the 21st century?

    Who Are We Now?: Stories of Modern England

    £18.00 £20.00
    A riveting narrative account of an England poised on the brink of enormous change from one of our finest journalists and writers.

    Why History Matters 2ed

    £15.29 £16.99
    Including a range of contemporary examples from Brexit to child sexual abuse to the impact of the internet, this is an important and practical introduction for all students of history.Inspiring and empowering, this book provides both students and general readers with a stimulating and practical rationale for the study of history.

    Why Learn History (When It's Already on Your Phone)

    £13.50 £15.00
    Wineburg has become the go-to guy for helping people, both teachers and administrators, think about how to teach kids history. This book is an accessible account of how we've tried to do it, why and how we've failed, and how we could do better.

    Why The West Rules - For Now

    £11.69 £12.99
    Why does the West rule? This title answers this provocative question, drawing on 15,000 years of history and archaeology, and the methods of social science.

    Wild Grass: China's Revolution from Below

    £9.89 £10.99

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