History

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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
Anna Beer
Condition: Used, Very Good
£18.99   £4.45

A major historical biography: the dramatic, harrowing and contested story of Sir Walter Ralegh


A Testament of Hope
Martin Luther King Jr.
Condition: Used, Very Good
£23.63   £9.99

"We've got some difficult days ahead," civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis's Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. "But it really doesn't matter to me now because I've been to the mountaintop. . . . And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you. ...


A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery and Resistance
Stella Dadzie
Condition: New
£9.99   £3.99

The forgotten history of women slaves and their struggle for liberation.Enslaved West Indian women had few opportunities to record their stories for posterity. In this riveting work of historical reclamation, Stella Dadzie recovers the lives of women who played a vital role in developing a culture of ...


The Empress and the English Doctor: How Catherine the Great defied a deadly virus
Lucy Ward
Condition: Used, Like New
£10.99   £3.99

The astonishing true story of how Catherine the Great joined forces with a Quaker doctor from Essex to spearhead a groundbreaking public health campaign


The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain
Ron Ramdin
Condition: New
£30.00   £8.99

A classic examination of the role of black working class struggles throughout the twentieth century


We're Here Because You Were There: Immigration and the End of Empire
Ian Sanjay Patel
Condition: New
£20.00   £6.99

How citizens became immigrants: Britain's failure to create a post-imperial nation.


The Great Crash: How the Stock Market Crash of 1929 Plunged the World into Depression
Selwyn Parker
Condition: New
£10.99   £4.99

A highly readable history of the stock market crash of 1929, and the depression that followed it


The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English
Hana Videen
Condition: New
£9.99   £4.99

An entertaining collection of strange, delightful and unexpectedly apt words from the origins of English.


Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook
Annie Gray
Condition: New
£9.99   £4.99

The story of the twentieth century through one woman's life and the food she cooked for our most famous Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.


The Tudor Kings and Queens: The Dynasty that Forged a Nation
Alex Woolf
Condition: New
£7.99   £3.99

"Tudor Kings and Queens is the ideal, handy guide to what is a perennially popular era in British history. Beginning with the accession to the English throne of Henry VII, the author guides the reader through a succession of monarchs, who also included the infamous King Henry VIII, Mary I, Edward VI ...


A History of London in 50 Lives
David Long
Condition: New
£9.99   £5.25

Meet 50 of the English capital's most eccentric, revolutionary, bloodthirsty, ingenious and generally extraordinary characters


Leadership in War
Andrew Roberts
Condition: New
£13.99   £4.99

A comparison of nine leaders who led their nations through the greatest wars the world has ever seen and whose unique strengths—and weaknesses—shaped the course of human history, from the bestselling, award-winning author of Churchill, Napoleon, and The Last King of America “Has the enjoyable feel ...


The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
Friedrich Engels
Condition: New
£11.99   £3.99

The most influential theory of the origins of women's oppression in the modern era, in a beautiful new edition.


The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain
Ray Hudson, Huw Beynon
Condition: New
£20.00   £6.99

The rise and fall of Britain's most important industry


In the Shadow of the Prophet: Essays in Islamic History
Roy P. Mottahedeh
Condition: Used, Like New
£60.00   £43.99

The eclectic essays of lauded Harvard professor Roy Mottahedeh


Witnessing Waterloo: 24 Hours, 48 Lives, A World Forever Changed
David Crane
Condition: New
£9.99   £4.99

[Previously published as 'Went The Day Well']
'Of all the books marking the bicentenary Waterloo, this has to be the best' Spectator
'A book to die for' Evening Standard
From Samuel Johnson Prize shortlisted author David Crane, this is a breathtaking portrait of the Britain that fought the battle of Waterloo.


The Moulids of Egypt: Egyptian Saint's Day Festivals: 2022
J. W. McPherson
Condition: New
£50.00   £42.99

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


The Neolithic of Mainland Scotland
Condition: New
£16.99   £14.99

What was life like in Scotland between 4000 and 2000 BC? Where were people living? Why did they spend so much time building extravagant ritual monuments? This volume presents fresh research and radical new interpretations of the pits, postholes, ditches, rubbish clumps, human remains and broken potsherds left behind by our Neolithic forebears.


Panzer Commander Hermann Balck: Germany's Master Tactician
Stephen Robinson
Condition: Used, Very Good
£19.99   £7.99

An intriguing history of perhaps the world's greatest armoured warfare commander. During World War II, Panzer Commander Hermann Balck brilliantly commanded troops through battles in France, Greece and Russia.


Inheritance: The tragedy of Mary Davies: Property & madness in eighteenth-century London
Leo Hollis
Condition: New
£10.99   £4.99

The reclaimed history of a woman whose tragic life tells a story of madness, forced marriages and how the super-rich came to own London

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