A field guide to the private life of the family home in the twentieth century: a social, cultural and personal history.
William Viscount Weir
The classic account of an international engineering industry leader's development, from the Victorian era to the present day.
The afterlife of the classical gods: how they travelled the world, shaped our history and culture, and turned up in the strangest places, from Chinese…
A major appraisal of the crucial decade in Ireland's recent history
An ideal bedside companion to anyone who wakes up wanting to understand their dreams
From Mappa Mundi to Google Maps – the bestselling Just My Type author turns his gaze to maps. Packed with accompanying map illustrations and images.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager
A major new history told from all sides, to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of the armistice in the Korean War.
A unique history of the road to El Alamein – and how the bloody battle that followed decided the outcome of the Second World War. A perfect gift for F…
Alan Lloyd mixes fact and fiction to recreate the last days of Pompeii.
A major history examining the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two.
The story behind an iconic British brand that is approaching its double century
In the waning days of World War II, a little-known battle took place under the frozen seas off the coast of Norway … and changed the course of the w…
[An] outstanding analysis of celebrity, cultural memory and the manipulation of public mood…A terrific book, which deals with a huge range of themes…
A gripping, revisionist account of an epic tragedy, the battle of Gallipoli.
A unique insight into the index of social development that measures change in East and West – and that forms the core of the international bestseller.
Robert C. Knapp
Rome's invisible inhabitants – prostitutes, innkeepers, housewives, priests, freedmen, slaves, soldiers and gladiators – brought back to life.
Paperback published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground
For anyone who loves to shop! The amazing true story of Harry Gordon Selfridge. Now a major ITV drama series starring Jeremy Piven, Katherine Kelly an…
What three millennia of human history can tell us about how to live today