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Norman Stone

In this robust overview of Hungarian history, award-winning historian professor Norman Stone tells the story of the nation's struggle for self-de…

Nuking the Moon

Vince Houghton

Agent Zigzag meets The Book of Heroic Failures and The GCHQ Quiz Book

The King's Cathedral

Judith Curthoys

An inside account of the cathedral at the heart of Oxford's grandest college

The Border

Diarmaid Ferriter

The history and possible future of the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland.

Age of Conquests

Angelos Chaniotis

Five hundred years of power, politics and culture in the Hellenistic period and the Roman East

Conan Doyle for the Defence

Margalit Fox

Arthur and George meets The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: how the creator of Sherlock Holmes overturned one of the great miscarriages of justice

Living with Buildings

Iain Sinclair

One of Britain's finest writers embarks on a journey to explore the relationship between our health and the buildings that surround us

The Shock Of The Old

David Edgerton

'So the new is old, and the old is new! Marvellous stuff and absolutely spot-on.' – Simon Jenkins

Medieval Bodies

Jack Hartnell

A glittering and gruesome history of the body in the Middle Ages, loved by critics and readers alike

Armageddon and Paranoia

Rodric Braithwaite

How did we end up living in a terrifying reality of potential nuclear annihilation?

The Last Battle

Peter Hart

The only history of the last months of World War One: out in paperback for the centenary

Women & Power

Mary Beard

Number One Sunday Times BestsellerThe gender agenda revisited by Britain's best-known classicist, Mary Beard


Victoria Glendinning

The authoritative biography of the 'Father of Singapore'

The Invisible Emperor

Mark Braude

An intimate encounter with one of the most influential people ever to live

The Bell of Treason

P.E. Caquet

A key episode in the prelude to World War II presented in a vivid and tragic new light

A Short History of England

Simon Jenkins

The bestselling definitive concise account of our remarkable past – now updated

The Rise of Rome

Kathryn Lomas

A fresh, original account of the origins and rise of the ancient world's greatest imperial power

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 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…

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