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The Stones of Christ Church

Judith Curthoys

A lively account of the architecture and construction of Oxford's grandest college over the last 500 years


Susan Southard

Chosen as one of the Washington Post's most notable nonfiction books of 2015, Nagasaki tells the neglected story of life after nuclear war

China at 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…

Telling Tales in Greek

Lorna Robinson

An engaging guide to ancient Greece, narrated by the sly hero Odysseus.

Mafia Life

Federico Varese

A compelling account of life inside the mafia, from a leading academic: out now in paperback

The Russian Revolution

Sean McMeekin

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…

A Heavy Reckoning

Emily Mayhew

No-holds-barred, powerful medical non-fiction from the bleeding edge of medicine and war: out now in paperback

The Greedy Queen

Annie Gray

Full of original research, Annie Gray's first book considers Britain's most iconic monarch from a new perspective, telling the history of Br…

The Moor's Last Stand

Elizabeth Drayson

A thrilling account of the life of Spain's last Moorish king and the ending of seven centuries of Spanish Islam

Giro d'Italia

Colin O'Brien

The full, rich story of the legendary Giro d'Italia, published to celebrate its 100th edition

The Dawn of Christianity

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?

Eat Me

Bill Schutt

At last, something to really get your teeth into: an entertaining, informative and gruesome look at the world's greatest taboo.

Release Your Inner Roman by Marcus Sidonius Falx

Jerry Toner

After his acclaimed How to Manage your Slaves, Marcus Sidonius Falx returns with a guide to self-fulfilment the Roman way

Boots on the Ground

Richard Dannatt

A vivid and fascinating account of Britain and her Army since 1945, told by the former head of the British Army

Imperial Triumph

Michael Kulikowski

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

Shrinking Violets

Joe Moran

Come on, don't be shy: pick up this outstanding cultural history of shyness from the brilliant Joe Moran

The French Revolution

Ian Davidson

A clear and fast-paced account of how and why the French Revolution descended into the Terror

Historically Inevitable?

Tony Brenton

The essential analysis of the events leading up to October 1917 and beyond, by the world's foremost experts of Russian history

Zero Hour

Jolyon Fenwick

A haunting photographic record of the Somme battlefield as it looks today

In the Bonesetter's Waiting Room

Aarathi Prasad

The first comprehensive history of medicine in India – now available in paperback

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