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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.

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

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...

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.

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.

Origin of Capitalism: A Longer View

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

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.

City of Lions

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

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

Paperback, 07/10/2004, £8.99
£8.09
Michael Wood retraces Alexander the Great s amazing journey from Greece to India, searching for the truth behind the legend and experiencing the tremendous scale of his achievements.

History of the Arab Peoples

Paperback, 03/01/2013, £12.99
£11.69
Featuring the history of the Arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam began to spread from the Arabian peninsula westwards, this book offers an insight into a perpetually troubled region. It also includes events such as 9/11, the US invasion of Iraq and the fall of the Mubarak and Ben Ali regimes in Egypt and Tunisia.

Britain's Europe

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £20.00
£18.00

Oxford Dictionary of World History 3ed

Paperback, 14/05/2015, £12.99
£11.69
This invaluable, wide-ranging A to Z contains over 4,000 concise and reliable entries on all aspects of international history, from ancient times right up to the present day. An ideal quick reference work for students, and a fascinating source of historical information for anyone with an interest in the subject.

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?

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.

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

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.

History of the World in 100 Objects

Paperback, 28/06/2012, £10.99
£9.89
Deals with human history, exploring past civilizations through the objects that defined them. This title shows the surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the Olduvai gorge in Africa, and also features objects which characterise the world we live in today.

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.

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

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.

Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw the Most Change?

Hardback, 02/10/2014, £20.00
£18.00
Takes you on a whirlwind tour of the last ten centuries of Western history. This book tells the story of godly scientists, shrewd farmers, cold-hearted entrepreneurs and strong-minded women. It states that our understanding of change will never be same.

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.

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.

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.

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,

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.

World Until Yesterday

Hardback, 31/12/2012, £25.00
£22.50
Explores how tribal peoples approach essential human problems, from childrearing to old age to conflict resolution to health. In this book, the author reveals how tribal societies offer a window into how our ancestors lived for millions of years - until virtually yesterday, in evolutionary terms - and provide an insights into human nature.

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.

Duel in European History

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

Merchant, Soldier, Sage: A New History of Power

Paperback, 03/10/2013, £20.00
£18.00
Competition, flexibility and profit are still the common currency, even at a time when Western countries have been driven off a cliff by these very values. But will it always be this way? This title argues for the predominance in any society of one of three broad value systems - that of the merchant; the soldier; and the sage.

Little History of the World

Paperback, 01/10/2013, £14.99
£11.99
Now available in paperback, a glorious illustrated edition of the international bestseller

Europe : A Cultural History

Paperback, 02/12/2014, £21.99
£19.79
"Discusses the cultural history of Europe from prehistory to the modern day. Includes illustrations, maps and case studies"--Provided by publisher"--

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

Atrocitology

Paperback, 06/09/2012, £12.99
£11.69
A Guardian and Daily Telegraph 'BOOK OF THE YEAR'

Days That Changed the World: The 50 Defining Events of World History

Paperback, 28/04/2011, £7.99
£7.19
The 50 defining events of world history.

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.

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?

Type-Writer Girl

Paperback, 03/12/2009, £16.99
£15.29

Covert Wars and the Clash of Civilizations

Paperback, 31/10/2013, £16.99
£15.29

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.

 

 

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