A lively account of the architecture and construction of Oxford's grandest college over the last 500 years
Chosen as one of the Washington Post's most notable nonfiction books of 2015, Nagasaki tells the neglected story of life after nuclear war
Hans van de Ven
An authoritative account of the brutal wars that wracked China between 1937 and 1952, including China's war with Japan, the Chinese Civil War, and…
An engaging guide to ancient Greece, narrated by the sly hero Odysseus.
A compelling account of life inside the mafia, from a leading academic: out now in paperback
The first major new history of the Russian Revolution in a decade combines cutting-edge scholarship and a fast-paced narrative to shed new light on a…
No-holds-barred, powerful medical non-fiction from the bleeding edge of medicine and war: out now in paperback
Full of original research, Annie Gray's first book considers Britain's most iconic monarch from a new perspective, telling the history of Br…
A thrilling account of the life of Spain's last Moorish king and the ending of seven centuries of Spanish Islam
The full, rich story of the legendary Giro d'Italia, published to celebrate its 100th edition
Robert C. Knapp
Robert Knapp finds a new answer to the old question: why did Christianity take root and spread in the ancient Roman world?
At last, something to really get your teeth into: an entertaining, informative and gruesome look at the world's greatest taboo.
After his acclaimed How to Manage your Slaves, Marcus Sidonius Falx returns with a guide to self-fulfilment the Roman way
A vivid and fascinating account of Britain and her Army since 1945, told by the former head of the British Army
Two hundred years of Roman imperial politics and power brought to life in an action-packed narrative
Come on, don't be shy: pick up this outstanding cultural history of shyness from the brilliant Joe Moran
A clear and fast-paced account of how and why the French Revolution descended into the Terror
The essential analysis of the events leading up to October 1917 and beyond, by the world's foremost experts of Russian history
A haunting photographic record of the Somme battlefield as it looks today
The first comprehensive history of medicine in India – now available in paperback