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History of White People

Paperback, 18/04/2011, £13.99
A New York Times bestseller: "This terrific new book . . . [explores] the 'notion of whiteness,' an idea as dangerous as it is seductive."-Boston Globe

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

Hardback, 25/06/2021, £23.95
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.

The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions and the Making of the Modern World

Hardback, 11/03/2021, £25.00
Award-winning historian Linda Colley shows the dawn of the modern world - through the advance of written constitutions.

Coffeeland: A History

Paperback, 01/04/2021, £9.99

The Celestial Hunter

Paperback, 29/04/2021, £10.99

Letters to Camondo

Hardback, 22/04/2021, £14.99
I know your street rather well. Count Moise de Camondo lived a few doors away from Edmund de Waal's forebears, the Ephrussi, first encountered in his bestselling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes.

Atlas: A World of Maps from the British Library

Paperback, 08/10/2020, £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.

An Historical Map of Canterbury from medieval times to 1907

17/05/2021, £9.99
A full colour map, based on a digitised map of the city of Canterbury in 1907, with its Roman, Anglo-Saxon and medieval past overlain and important buildings picked out. The map's cover has a short introduction to the city's history, and on the reverse an illustrated and comprehensive gazetteer of Canterbury's main sites of interest.

France: A Short History

Hardback, 03/06/2021, £16.99
A concise history of France from prehistory to the present, recounting the great events and personalities and exploring France's cultural and political influence today.

Black History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Hardback, 07/10/2021, £19.99

Stars and Spies

Hardback, 14/10/2021, £20.00

Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

Hardback, 19/10/2021, £30.00


Paperback, 07/10/2021, £12.99

Himalaya: A Human History

Paperback, 15/07/2021, £10.99

Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention

Paperback, 01/07/2021, £10.99
From the Sunday Times bestselling author, a dazzling, globe-spanning history of humankind's greatest invention: the city. 'Brilliant...enchanting' Evening Standard 'Exhilarating' New York Times The story of the city is the story of civilisation.

Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Woman's Life in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Paperback, 15/07/2021, £9.99
Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2020, a vivid work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman in Edo - now known as Tokyo - and a portrait of a great city on the brink of momentous change 'Compelling...

Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe

Paperback, 01/07/2021, £12.99

China: A Modern History

Paperback, 12/08/2021, £17.99

Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings

Paperback, 07/04/2022, £14.99

Wild Grass: China's Revolution from Below

Paperback, 05/08/2021, £10.99

Lost Islamic History: Reclaiming Muslim Civilisation from the Past

Paperback, 21/09/2017, £9.99
A lively and illuminating history of one of the most powerful religious, social and political forces in history.

Battles Map by Map

Hardback, 06/05/2021, £30.00

Plane Spotter's Guide

Paperback, 06/06/2012, £5.99
Aviation has revolutionised warfare over the last 100 years. This pocket guide gives the reader the essential details of 70 iconic aircraft, including the Sopwith Camel, the Spitfire, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the P-51 Mustang and the F-4 Phantom. It uses detailed profile artwork to illustrate and aid recognition.

Tank Spotter's Guide

Paperback, 20/05/2011, £5.99
"Tank Spotter's Guide".

Ship Spotter's Guide

Paperback, 20/11/2014, £5.99
Since the days of the Ancient Greeks, naval ships of all sizes have revolutionized warfare. This guide provides essential information on 40 iconic ships, using detailed profile artwork to illustrate and aid recognition, as well as specification boxes to provide all the technical details.

Loco Spotter's Guide

Paperback, 23/02/2017, £5.99

The Shortest History Of War

Hardback, 11/05/2021, £12.99

The Shortest History of England

Paperback, 16/06/2021, £8.99

Ideas of Landscape

Paperback, 11/08/2006, £31.25
* The first historical assessment of a critical period in archaeology * Takes as its focus the so-called English landscape tradition -- the ideological underpinnings of which come from English Romanticism, via the influence of the "father of landscape history": W.G.

Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
A journey of discovery through two millennia of Scandinavia's history, culture and society.

Turkey: A Short History

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £9.99
From the bestselling historian Norman Stone, whose work has been described by Andrew Roberts as `stunning ... no one else quite writes history like he does'.

War Stories: Gripping Tales of Courage, Cunning and Compassion

Hardback, 21/09/2017, £25.00
A uniquely intimate account of ordinary men and women who rose to the challenge of war with acts of great heroism and humanity

Red Nile: The Biography of the World's Greatest River

Paperback, 10/04/2014, £10.99
A rip-roaring yet intimate biography of the mighty Nile by Robert Twigger, award-winning author of ANGRY WHITE PYJAMAS. 'A tour de force' FINANCIAL TIMES.

Lost City of the Monkey God

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £8.99
A five-hundred-year-old legend. An ancient curse. A medical mystery. A journey into the unknown heart of the world's densest jungle and a stunning archaeological discovery.

Beeronomics: How Beer Explains the World

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £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.

Fracture: Life and Culture in the West, 1918-1938

Paperback, 07/09/2017, £15.99
A sweeping and vibrant history of Europe and America during the inter-war years, by the acclaimed author of The Vertigo Years.

God: A Human History

Hardback, 07/11/2017, £18.99
In God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our perspective on faith and the birth of religion.

On Writing History from Herodotus to Herodian

Paperback, 07/12/2017, £12.99


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