From Mappa Mundi to Google Maps – the bestselling Just My Type author turns his gaze to maps. Packed with accompanying map illustrations and images.
A collected edition of bestselling author Nella Last's diaries, including substantial never-before published material from the war years
In 1901, Josef Fischer accidentally discovered the Waldseemüller Map of 1507 – the first map to depict the world largely as we know it today. In…
A major history examining the realities of Jewish life across Europe up to the very eve of World War Two.
How modern are our lives? Or are we still living the lives our ancestors lived?
The 'other' decimated twin Wonders of the World and the tragic country of Afghanistan
Paperback published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the London Underground
Michael J. Bird
An account of the greatest disaster ever to befall a Canadian city: the explosion of a vessel containing explosive in the harbour of Halifax in 1917.
R. I. Moore
A passionate history of the war on heresy which dominated medieval Europe, now available in paperback.
A detailed and absorbing history of one of Oxford University's most imposing colleges
In a timely and eye-opening book Rodric Braithwaite examines the Russian experience during the Soviet war in Afghanistan. Basing his account on Russia…
The true history and mythology of Tutankhamen.
Eyewitness accounts and skilfully woven reconstructions of the Battle of Caen, one of the darkest struggles of World War Two.
The Avro Shackleton was a formidable machine with its Griffon engines producing the characteristic grumble that gave the aircraft one of its nicknames…
An enlightening and entertaining social history of how we have tried (and failed) to battle the bulge over two millennia.
What three millennia of human history can tell us about how to live today
The untold story of Vitruvian Man, the drawing that captured the spirit of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance – and that still haunts our own
This is the most complete history of fiction in English ever published – now in paperback.