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Published in the 200th Anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo a witty look at how the French ..
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A fascinating new portrait of Medieval Britain that brings together the everyday and the extraord..
A superb insight into the history of the Samurai
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The first volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the C..
The second volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the ..
The third volume of Steven Runciman's classic, hugely influential trilogy on the history of the C..
Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike...
Neil MacGregor's A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a bold, original approach to human h..
Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in..
Deemed unfit for service when the Germans invaded in 1941, Vasily Grossman became a special corre..
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The closing months of 2008 saw the world's nations united in financial uncertainty. Amid endless ..
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Following his hugely popular account of the previous 2,000 years (which won Best Comedy History B..
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See ancient Egypt come to life! Insiders Alive! reveals ancient Egypt in a new light, with a weal..
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Now fully updated to cover the Arab Spring, Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history..
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The name Attila the Hun has become a byword for barbarism, savagery and violence. His is a truly ..
In Babylon, Paul Kriwaczek tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia from the earliest settlements a..
Britain's greatest religious historian chronicles the rise and rise of fundamentalism. One of the..
This is Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form with a new introduction by the aut..
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Bin Laden-ii sunt invaluiti in secret., traind in una din cele mai inchise tari de pe Pamant. Putine..
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Under Hitler and Stalin the Nazi and Soviet regimes murdered fourteen million people in the blood..
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Because of his baldness and hairiness, he announced it was a capital offence for anyone either to..
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