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Active Measures

Thomas Rid

This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…

All Against All

Paul Jankowski

How ideas moved the world from post-war to pre-war once more

Great State

Timothy Brook

The last eight centuries of China's relationship with the world told through the eyes of traders, invaders, civil servants, visionaries, and trai…

Imperial Tragedy

Michael Kulikowski

Two hundred years of Roman imperial politics and power brought to life in an action-packed narrative

War on Wheels

Justin McCurry

Japan's fascinating culture of track cycling

All In It Together

Alwyn Turner

A biting and original history which places culture front and centre to explain how our country went to pieces

An Extra Pair of Hands

Kate Mosse

A deeply moving story of what it means to care for those we love by bestselling author Kate Mosse

Britain at Bay

Alan Allport

Power. Glory. Death. Courage. How well do we know the story of the Second World War?

Escape from Earth

Fraser MacDonald

Lies, spies, sex-magic and socialism: the secret history of the first American rocket in space

Rummage

Emily Cockayne

An original exploration of all the ordinary, extraordinary and totally mad things we've thrown out and redeemed through the ages

The Confidence Men

Margalit Fox

The astonishing true story of two First World War prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time.

Dancing on Ropes

Anna Aslanyan

Horizon-expanding tales of how translators altered the course of world events

The Greywacke

Nick Davidson

The story of three 19th-century geologists whose fraternal rivalry ended up rewriting the history of our planet

The Gravediggers

Hauke Friederichs

A thrilling day-by-day account of the final months of the Weimar Republic, documenting the collapse of democracy in Germany and Hitler's frighten…

Field Work

Bella Bathurst

What does it take to make a living from the land in modern Britain?

Steam Trains Today

Andrew Martin

A delightfully warm exploration of a very British obsession

Cult of Progress

David Olusoga

Companion to the BBC series CIVILISATIONS

The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey

Julia Laite

An immersive historical account of a fascinating and important untold story

The Origin of Empire

David Potter

Capturing the pivotal moment when Rome transformed from a republic to a world empire, spanning over three hundred action-packed years

The Handshake

Ella Al-Shamahi

For the first time, this quirky and engaging history reveals the secrets of one of our most ancient social gestures

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