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Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness

Paperback, 01/01/1993, £17.99
£16.19
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.

History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

Hardback, 08/10/2015, £25.00
£22.50
Featuring over 200 photographs, this stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stories of 100 iconic buildings

Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
£8.09
A journey of discovery through two millennia of Scandinavia's history, culture and society.

Turkey: A Short History

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99
£8.09
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
£22.50
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
£9.89
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
£8.09
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
£15.29
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, £11.99
£10.79
A sweeping and vibrant history of Europe and America during the inter-war years, by the acclaimed author of The Vertigo Years.

Secret Twenties: British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £20.00
£18.00
A thrilling true story of espionage and counterespionage between the Soviets and the British during London's Roaring Twenties

Penguin Book of Historic Speeches

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £14.99
£13.49

Masters of the Word:How media shaped History

Paperback, 02/01/2014, £14.99
£13.49
From the author of A Splendid Exchange comes a remarkable history of media - from the alphabet to the internet - that examines how it has shaped human society over millennia.

On Writing History from Herodotus to Herodian

Paperback, 07/12/2017, £12.99
£11.69

God: A Human History

Hardback, 07/11/2017, £18.99
£17.09
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.

Books That Changed History

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £20.00
£14.00

Hitler's Piano Player: The Rise and Fall of Ernst Hanfstaengl

Paperback, 23/02/2006, £8.99
£8.09
Ernst Hanfstaengl was court jester, pianist, and foreign press chief for Hitler, he even claimed to have devised the chant of Sieg Heil, but when the two men fell out he fled to Britain. This book recounts his remarkable life, through declassified documents, interviews with his family members, and writing by himself.

Penguin Book of Modern Speeches

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £14.99
£13.49

Africa: A Modern History

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £40.00
£36.00
A revised and updated edition of this magisterial and sweeping history of modern Africa.

Future of War: A History

Hardback, 28/09/2017, £25.00
£22.50

Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier

Paperback, 14/12/2015, £13.00
£11.70
In The Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier, Duncan Campbell has penetrated the veil of secrecy around this concentration of armed forces on our shores, and shows how wartime US military power in Britain now matches the height of the Cold War, thirty years ago. This is an authorised re-issue of the 1986 version of this book.

Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

Paperback, 08/03/2007, £12.99
£11.69
Essential for students and teachers of classics and classical civilization and for anyone interested in discovering more about the foundations of Western culture, this guide offers over 2,500 A-Z entries on the most significant aspects of the classical world, giving a fascinating insight into the attitudes of the ancient Greeks and Romans.

Witchcraft: a History : the Study of Magic and Necromancy Through the Ages, with 340 Illustrations

Hardback, 01/06/2013, £9.99
£8.99
A detailed historical and anthropological study of the traditions of witchcraft around the world with an in-depth examination of magic and its relationship with religion, from prehistory to the post-modern era.

Rooms with a View: The Secret Life of Great Hotels

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £12.99
£11.69
Incredible, startling and often hilarious tales from the world's best hotels

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

Paperback, 29/01/2018, £12.99
£11.69

Antiques Roadshow: 40 Years of Great Finds

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £20.00
£18.00
A collection of the timeless, the priceless and the unforgettable, this beautiful compendium accompanies the beloved BBC One TV series.

Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress

Hardback, 05/04/2018, £15.00
£13.50
"Published in conjunction with the BBC's Civilisations series"--Title page verso.

Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Hardback, 01/03/2018, £15.00
£13.50

Arabs: A History - Revised and Updated Edition

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £14.99
£13.49

Civilisation

Paperback, 15/08/2005, £9.99
£8.99
The classic international bestseller -- a marvellously exciting and stimulating look at the emergence and development of Western civilisation

Timbuktu: A Ladybird Expert Book

Hardback, 22/03/2018, £7.99
£7.19

Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

Paperback, 02/02/2018, £10.99
£9.89

Shapeshifters: On Medicine & Human Change

Hardback, 03/05/2018, £16.99
£15.29

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything

Hardback, 15/05/2018, £20.00
£18.00

Big Ideas: The Little Book of History

Paperback, 07/06/2018, £8.99
£8.09

An English Christmas

Hardback, 14/11/2017, £14.99
£13.49
A Christmas anthology from legendary historian and Christmas Cracker compiler, John Julius Norwich.

A Radical History of the World

Paperback, 20/09/2018, £14.99
£13.49
A history of the world that proves that nothing can stay the same.

Witchcraft: A Ladybird Expert Book

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £7.99
£7.19

Rise of Yeast: How the sugar fungus shaped civilisation

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £18.99
£17.09
Yeast is humankind's favourite microbe, our partner in brewing, baking, and winemaking. Nicholas P. Money tells the story of this 10,000-year-long marriage, looking at how yeast served as a major factor in the development of civilization, celebrating its importance, and considering its future roles in molecular biology and genetic engineering.

Exterminate All The Brutes

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £10.00
£9.00
Taking his title from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Sven Lindqvist traces Europe's dark history in Africa in the form of a travel diary and a historical examination of European imperialism and racism over the past two centuries.

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Paperback, 28/12/2017, £12.99
£10.00
The SUNDAY TIMES-bestselling biography of one of the world's greatest cities - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul

Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Paperback, 04/10/2018, £10.99
£9.89
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.

 

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