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The Underground Railroad: A Selection of Authentic Narratives
William Still
Condition: New
£6.99   £3.49

400 pages ; 20 cm


Severed: History of Heads Lost & Found
Frnaces Larson
Condition: New
£21.40   £6.99

Explores the dark and varied obsessions of Western civilization with decapitated human heads, from collectors of shrunken heads and trophies of war to phrenologists and cryonicists.


Under Every Leaf: How Britain Played the Greater Game from Afghanistan to Africa
William Beaver
Condition: New
£9.99   £3.99

Published for the first time in paperback, Beaver has produced a study of the early origins of what was to become, in the twentieth century, military intelligence.


Viking London
Thomas Williams
Condition: New
£8.99   £3.99

London was reborn in the fires of the Viking Age, transformed by immigrants and natives, kings and commoners, warriors and saints.


The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeological Evidence
Shimon Gibson
Condition: Used, Like New
£12.99   £8.99

Unraveling the Mystery of Jesus's Last Days A world-renowned scholar reveals how archaeology has a major role to play not only in how the gospels should be read and understood, but also in understanding Jesus in his world. Inside you'll find: the actual site of the execution of Jesus startling new information ...


A History of the Silk Road
Jonathan Clements
Condition: New
£10.00   £4.99

The author explains the truth behind odd tales of horses that sweat blood, defaced statues and missing frescoes, and Marco Polo's stories of black gold that seeps from the earth.


Churchill's Britain: From the Antrim Coast to the Isle of Wight
Peter Clark
Condition: New
£20.00   £6.99

The book takes the reader the length and breadth of Britain and Ireland to lesser-known places associated with Churchill's life.


More Lessons from History: Uncovering the colourful characters of the past
Alex Deane
Condition: New
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Alex Deane began tweeting quirky tales as a distraction from the monotony of lockdown. He has scoured the archives for overlooked figures and events that nonetheless made an impact, and within these pages, they are brought hilariously and often poignantly back to life.


Partition: How and Why Ireland was Divided
Ivan Gibbons
Condition: New
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Partition tells us how the idea of dividing Ireland came about, how it gained acceptance and popular support, about its complex and controversial implementation, and the turmoil of the years that followed.


They All Made Peace - What's Peace?: The 1923 Treaty of Lausanne and the New Imperial Order: 2023
Condition: New
£50.00   £40.99

They All Made Peace- What is Peace? is the first publication to consider the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 and its legacy a century on. A stellar group of historians present a contrapuntal, multi-perspective analysis of the events.


A Cultural History of Marriage in the Renaissance and Early Modern Age
Condition: New
£80.00   £9.99

Why marry? The personal question is timeless. Yet the highly emotional desires of men and women during the period between 1450 and 1650 were also circumscribed by external forces that operated within a complex arena of sweeping economic, demographic, political, and religious changes. The period witnessed ...


Memoirs of the Duc De Saint-Simon: v. 2: 1710-15
Duc De Saint-Simon
Condition: Used, Very Good
£10.00   £3.99

Translated from the French.


The Moulids of Egypt: Egyptian Saint's Day Festivals: 2022
J. W. McPherson
Condition: Used, Like New
£50.00

Never resissued before, The Moulids of Egypt is a unique study of the popular Muslim and Christian festivals of Egypt and a modern classic of Egyptology


Coffee with Hitler: The British Amateurs Who Tried to Civilise the Nazis
Charles Spicer
Condition: Used, Very Good
£20.00   £9.45

The untold tale of the Brits who infiltrated the Nazi hierarchy


Goodbye Eastern Europe: An Intimate History of a Divided Land
Jacob Mikanowski
Condition: New
£22.00   £11.99

A farewell to Eastern Europe and its vanishing culture.


Goodbye Eastern Europe: An Intimate History of a Divided Land
Jacob Mikanowski
Condition: Used, Very Good
£22.00   £8.45

A farewell to Eastern Europe and its vanishing culture.


A History of Delusions: The Glass King, a Substitute Husband and a Walking Corpse
Victoria Shepherd
Condition: New
£16.99   £10.99

The extraordinary worlds created in our minds


The Recollections of Rifleman Harris
Benjamin Randell Harris
Condition: New
£10.99   £4.99

Deservedly one of the most popular of all military books, these recollections paint a colourful picture of life as an ordinary soldier during the Peninsular War'A most vivid record of the war in Spain and Portugal against Napoleon' MAIL ON SUNDAY


You Can't Get Much Closer Than This: Combat with the 80th ''Blue Ridge'' Division in World War II Europe
Andrew Z. Adkins
Condition: New
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In 1943, Andrew Z. Adkins, Jr. joined the 80th Infantry Division, then undergoing its final training cycle in the California-Arizona desert. Upon reaching the division, 2nd Lieutenant Adkins was assigned as an 81 mm mortar section leader in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment.


Family Betrayal: Agent Sonya, MI5 and the Kuczynski Network
David Burke
Condition: New
£20.00   £6.99

The remarkable story of the Kuczynskis, a family of Soviet spies under cover in Britain

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