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Britain's Europe

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £20.00
£18.00

Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Paperback, 01/06/2016, £10.99
£9.89

Idea of North

Paperback, 01/04/2016, £9.95
£8.96
Now available in b-format paperback, this is an acclaimed exploration of the conception of 'north' as represented in art, literature and myth.

Blood And Guts

Paperback, 26/06/2003, £9.99
£8.99
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.

Kill Chain: Drones and the Rise of High-Tech Assassins

Paperback, 26/07/2016, £9.99
£8.99
Surveillance, technology, war, and the failed US policy of remote killing

What on Earth Happened?... in Brief

Paperback, 01/06/2009, £9.99
£8.99
How old is the universe? How are humans related to a sponge? Where did most of the world's water come from? How much would a complete T Rex skeleton cost? Where did the Himalayas come from? Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Paperback, 30/04/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? The author explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.

Southeast Asia: An introductory History

Hardback, 01/04/2013, £12.99
£11.69
A lively and easy to read guide to Southeast Asia written by one of the world's pre-eminent historians of the area.

Brief History Of The Middle East

Paperback, 16/12/2010, £8.99
£8.09
An updated edition of the bestselling A Brief History of the Middle East.

City of Lions

Paperback, 27/10/2016, £12.00
£10.80
"English translation of My Lw�ow, Antonia Lloyd-Jones"--Verso title page.

Odessa Stories

Paperback, 27/10/2016, £12.00
£10.80

East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Hardback, 26/05/2016, £20.00
£18.00
A uniquely personal exploration of the origins of international law, centring on the Nuremberg Trials, the city of Lviv and a secret family history

Commonwealth of Thieves: The Story of the Founding of Australia

Paperback, 07/06/2007, £10.99
£9.89
Tells the story of modern Australia begins in eighteenth-century Britain, where people were hanged for petty offences but crime was rife, and the gaols were bursting.

Great Strategic Rivalries: From the Classical World to the Cold War

Hardback, 22/12/2016, £24.99
£22.49
The first work covering a key element of the strategic relationship between states from ancient history to the late 20th century, Great Strategic Rivalries fills a major gap in the historiography of state relations.

Incredible Human Journey

Paperback, 05/04/2010, £14.99
£14.00
Traces the epic routes by which our human ancestors set out from Africa and peopled the entire planet.

Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

Hardback, 09/02/2017, £25.00
£22.50
The 4000-year story of witchcraft and magic - from the ancient world to Harry Potter... and beyond...

Middle Sea: A History of the Mediterranean

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £11.99
£10.00
The Mediterranean has nurtured three of the most dazzling civilisations of antiquity, witnessed the birth or growth of three of our greatest religions and links three of the world's six continents. This book tells the story of the Middle Sea itself - a story that begins with the Phoenicians and the Pharaohs and ends with the Treaty of Versailles.

Story Of India

Paperback, 03/07/2008, £8.99
£8.09
Weaves a narrative out of the 10,000-year history of the subcontinent. This book is a mixture of history and travelogue, and a portrait of India.

Ancient Guide To Modern Life

Hardback, 03/05/2012, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Secret Poisoner: A Century of Murder

Hardback, 01/03/2016, £20.00
£18.00

More on War

Hardback, 09/03/2017, £18.99
£17.09
A modern, comprehensive, easy to read and understand theory of war for the 21st century - from guerrilla war to nuclear war, war underwater to war in (cyber) space

People Power: Fighting for Peace from the First World War to the Present

Hardback, 23/03/2017, £24.95
£22.46
Reveals the history of the anti-war movement in the UK from the outbreak of the First World War to present-day conflicts in the Middle East. This is a story of conscientious objectors and others who have been engaged in protest over the past century.

Shortest History of Germany

Hardback, 28/04/2017, £12.99
£11.69

Origin of Capitalism: A Longer View

Paperback, 14/03/2017, £9.99
£8.99
Previous edition published: New York: Monthly Review Press, A1999.

People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium

Paperback, 02/05/2017, £12.99
£11.69
A new edition of the bestselling comprehensive radical history of the planet.

Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

Hardback, 04/05/2017, £20.00
£18.00
Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.

Influencing Machine: James Tilly Matthews and the Air Loom

Paperback, 04/06/2012, £12.99
£11.69
A revised and updated edition of this weird science classic.

Australia: A Biography of a Nation

Paperback, 06/09/2001, £10.99
£9.89
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.

History Of Bombing

Paperback, 02/02/2012, £8.99
£8.09
An unconventional history of aerial bombing and the profound and terrible effects of its aftermath on the modern world.

Civilization

Hardback, 28/02/2011, £25.00
£22.50
Takes readers on their own journey around the world - from the Grand Canal at Nanjing to the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul; from Machu Picchu in the Andes to Shark Island, Namibia; and, from the proud towers of Prague to the secret churches of Wenzhou. This book tells the story of sailboats, missiles, land deeds, blue jeans and Chinese Bibles.

Why The West Rules - For Now

Paperback, 04/08/2011, £12.99
£11.69
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.

Conversion of Scandinavia: Vikings, Merchants, and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe

Paperback, 01/04/2014, £24.00
£21.60
Overturning the received narrative of Europe's military and religious conquest and colonization of the region, the author contends that rather than acting as passive recipients, Scandinavians converted to Christianity because it was in individual chieftains' political, economic and cultural interests to do so.

Postcards From Utopia

Hardback, 01/04/2009, £8.99
£8.09
In the totalitarian states of the twentieth century, state-sanctioned art performed a key function, giving visual dimension to abstract political ideology. This book presents fifty postcards from the Soviet Union, Germany, Italy, Spain, and China, between 1920s and the 1970s, providing a fascinating look at the art of power and its expression.

Transhumanism

Paperback, 11/10/2012, £14.99
£13.49

New History of the Humanities: The Search for Principles and Patterns from Antiquity to the Present

Paperback, 12/11/2015, £18.99
£17.09
Offers the first overarching history of the humanities from Antiquity to the present.

On Historical Distance

Hardback, 07/06/2013, £42.00
£37.80
Conceptions of distance are foundational to historical thought, but the author gives the idea new subtlety and meaning. In this book, he examines Renaissance, Enlightenment, and contemporary histories, and a broad spectrum of historical genres - including local history, literary history, counter-factual fiction, history painting, and museology.

Exploring Atlantic Transitions: Archaeologies of Transience and Permanence in New Found Lands

Hardback, 17/10/2013, £30.00
£27.00
Current approaches to the archaeological understanding of permanence and transience in the early modern period,

History of the World

Paperback, 28/03/2013, £9.99
£8.99
In a narrative beginning almost 1.5 million years ago with the emergence of Homo erectus, Frank Welsh takes the reader from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, from the Industrial Revolution to the age of terrorism.

Letters of Note

Hardback, 24/10/2013, £30.00
£27.00
The eagerly awaited book based on the inspirational, poignant, hugely popular and utterly addictive website www.lettersofnote.com, with 20% new content

Slave Species of the Gods: The Secret History of the Anunnaki and Their Mission on Earth

Paperback, 14/09/2012, £21.00
£18.90
Our origins as a slave species and the Anunnaki legacy in our DNA.

Secret Museum

Hardback, 28/02/2013, £25.00
£22.50
The Secret Museum is a unique treasure trove of the most intriguing artifacts hidden away in museum archives from all over the world - curated, brought to light, and brought to life by Molly Oldfield in a beautifully illustrated collection.

Duel in European History

Paperback, 15/07/2016, £14.99
£13.49
A fascinating history of the cultural and political impact of duelling.

Lost Book of Enki

Paperback, 22/07/2004, £13.99
£12.59
The companion volume to The Earth Chroniclesseries that reveals the identity of mankind's ancient gods.

Image of Antiquity: Ancient Britain and the Romantic Imagination

Hardback, 01/09/1994, £35.00
£31.50
The author of this book sets out to investigate two fundamental issues: how was the remote past of Britain imagined in the 18th and 19th centuries and what part did visual arts play in the process?

 

 

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