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    Beach Huts and Bathing Machines

    £8.09 £8.99
    Behind the enduring popularity of beach huts lies a story of classic British eccentricity. This work offers a view of the classic British seaside holiday through the history of beach huts and bathing machines, revealing how the changing fashions in society shaped their design and development.

    Beauty And Art

    £11.99 £21.99
    What do we mean when we call a work of art beautiful? How do perceptions of beauty change with the passage of time? This title explores these questions, showing the vital relationship between our changing notions of beauty and specific works of art. It charts the story of western art, from eighteenth-century Germany to the late 20th century.

    Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

    £15.29 £16.99
    Beer has played a pivotal role in history, from the transition to an agarian lifestyle in ancient Mesopotamia to bankrolling Britain's imperialist conquests. Beeronomics tells the story of beer through economics, the innovations it brought, and how its strategic taxation and regulation helped shape the world.

    Behind the Castle Gate: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance

    £33.29 £36.99
    Combining ground-breaking scholarship with fascinating narratives, Matthew Johnson's book takes a look at Medieval English castles. It creates a new and exciting focus on how castles were shaped by their inhabitants and vice versa.

    Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

    £15.29 £16.99
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZESELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY AND OBSERVERBelonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly alive with energy, character and colour.

    Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

    £11.69 £12.99

    Berlin: Life and Loss in the City That Shaped the Century

    £8.99 £9.99

    Between Britain: Walking the History of England and Scotland

    £18.00 £20.00
    A walking tour of the border region where England and Scotland meet by the award-winning Scottish writer, meditating on the conflict and union of their relationship through history and in the future

    Beyond the Known: How Exploration Created the Modern World and Will Take Us to the Stars

    £8.99 £9.99
    Brilliant young polymath Andrew Rader provides a stunning history of human exploration and assesses where our desire to explore could take us next.

    Big Ideas: The Little Book of History

    £8.09 £8.99

    Big Structures, Large Processes, Huge Comparisons


    Biography and History 2ed

    £22.49 £24.99
    Looking at the complex relationship between the discipline of history and the writing of lives, this key textbook provides an original and insightful introduction to a growing and increasingly important area of historical scholarship and research.

    Biscuit: The History of a Very British Indulgence

    £9.89 £10.99
    But biscuits are not only tasty treats to go with a cup of tea, the sustenance they afford is often emotional, evoking nostalgic memories of childhood. Lizzie Collingham begins in Roman times when biscuits - literally, 'twice-baked' bread - became the staple of the poor;

    Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness

    £17.09 £18.99
    An account of the location of black intellectuals in the modern world following the end of racial slavery. The lives and writings of key African Americans such as Martin Delany, W.E.B. Dubois, Frederick Douglas and Richard Wright are examined in the light of their experiences in Europe and Africa.

    Black History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

    £17.99 £19.99

    Black Sea

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    Exploring the culture, history and politics of the volatile region which surrounds the Black Sea, the author recalls the world of Herodotus and Aeschylus; Ovid's place of exile on what is now the coast of Romania; the decline and fall of Byzantium; the mysterious Christian Goths; and the growth of Russian power across the grasslands.

    Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

    £9.89 £10.99

    Bland Fanatics: Liberals, Race and Empire

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    One of the most acclaimed essayists writing today on the political hysteria plaguing the West

    Blood And Guts

    £9.89 £10.99
    Discusses about millennia of human ingenuity in the quest to cheat death. This book features various chapters that sum up one of these battlefields such as surgery, doctors, disease, hospitals, laboratories and the human body. It is suitable for those who are keenly aware of their own mortality and wants to do something about it.

    Blood Rites: The Origins and History of the Passions of War

    £8.99 £9.99
    Published for the first time as a Granta Books paperback: Barbara Ehrenreich's groundbreaking investigation into the roots of war, with a new introduction by the author.

    Books That Changed History

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