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History Repeating

Sam Wilkin

The laws of political turmoil laid bare in five astonishing stories

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?

Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Companion to the BBC series CIVILISATIONS

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

The Day a Team Died

Frank Taylor

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…

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

Telling Tales in Greek

Lorna Robinson

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


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…

Voices from the Front

Peter Hart

The First World War in the words of the men who fought it, from the author of Gallipoli and The Great War.

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

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

The Quest For Mary Magdalene

Michael Haag

An illuminating and controversial exploration of Mary Magdalene, from the New Testament to the The Da Vinci Code

History's People

Margaret MacMillan

From the author of The War That Ended Peace: vivid accounts of the men and women who shaped history

Pinkoes and Traitors

Jean Seaton

A dramatic and revealing history of the BBC during some of its most turbulent and testing years – now fully revised

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

Christmas Carols

Andrew Gant

Here's something to set you singing this Christmas – a history of twenty odd carols in a beautiful edition. An ideal Christmas book gift.

O Sing unto the Lord

Andrew Gant

The biography of a quintessentially English tradition by one of its leading scholars and proponents

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