The laws of political turmoil laid bare in five astonishing stories
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?
Companion to the BBC series CIVILISATIONS
A thrilling account of the life of Spain's last Moorish king and the ending of seven centuries of Spanish Islam
An eye-witness account of the Munich air crash of February 6th 1958, when 8 members of the Manchester United team were killed. First published in 1983…
A lively account of the architecture and construction of Oxford's grandest college over the last 500 years
An engaging guide to ancient Greece, narrated by the sly hero Odysseus.
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…
The First World War in the words of the men who fought it, from the author of Gallipoli and The Great War.
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
A vivid and fascinating account of Britain and her Army since 1945, told by the former head of the British Army
An illuminating and controversial exploration of Mary Magdalene, from the New Testament to the The Da Vinci Code
From the author of The War That Ended Peace: vivid accounts of the men and women who shaped history
A dramatic and revealing history of the BBC during some of its most turbulent and testing years – now fully revised
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
Here's something to set you singing this Christmas – a history of twenty odd carols in a beautiful edition. An ideal Christmas book gift.
The biography of a quintessentially English tradition by one of its leading scholars and proponents