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 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…
The full, rich story of the legendary Giro d'Italia, published to celebrate its 100th edition
Two hundred years of Roman imperial politics and power brought to life in an action-packed narrative
A compelling account of life inside the mafia, from a leading academic: out now in paperback
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
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.
An engaging guide to ancient Greece, narrated by the sly hero Odysseus.
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