An immersive historical account of a fascinating and important untold story
For the first time, this quirky and engaging history reveals the secrets of one of our most ancient social gestures
Award-winning historian Linda Colley shows the dawn of the modern world – through the advance of written constitutions
In this classic study of European colonialism, Albert Memmi examines the psychological effects of colonial ideology and system on both the colonizer a…
A major new history of post-war Europe
A leading academic exposes the historical and cultural contexts which allow political strongmen to thrive
A fresh new translation of Vergil's Aeneid by a renowned classicist and scholar of Latin literature
The numbers that tell the story of humanity
How the human history of conflict has transformed the world we live in – for good and evil.
A unique account of the land and property owned by Oxford's grandest college
For the first time, discover the stories of the heroic men and women the Nazis singled out for death in their plan to invade Britain
The past isn't cancelled: it's not even past. How to cherish authors from Aristotle to Edith Wharton without succumbing to their most regretta…
Power. Glory. Death. Courage. How well do we know the story of the Second World War?
An original exploration of all the ordinary, extraordinary and totally mad things we've thrown out and redeemed through the ages
How ideas moved the world from post-war to pre-war once more
A British Band of Brothers: a thrilling account of the Second World War, told through the eyes of a regiment who fought at battles from Tobruk to the…
This startling history of secret psychological operations traces the century-long rise of organized deception from the Russian Revolution to contempor…
A panoramic history of trade, industry and economic thought, from prehistoric times to the present.
Rashid I. Khalidi
This is the story of Palestine told from the inside
The story of the twentieth century through one woman's life and the food she cooked for our most famous Prime Minister, Winston Churchill