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Most Deliberate Swindle
Mick Hamer
Condition: New
£10.99   £6.75

The story of how Edwardian Fraudsters pulled the plug on the electric bus and left our cities gasping for breath


The Creation of Anne Boleyn: In Search of the Tudors' Most Notorious Queen
Susan Bordo
Condition: New
£9.99   £6.75

Power-hungry seductress... religious revolutionary... innocent victim... traitor - who was the real Anne Boleyn?


Hide and Seek: The Irish Priest in the Vatican who Defied the Nazi Command. The dramatic true story of rivalry and survival during WWII.
Stephen Walker
Condition: Used, Very Good
£9.99   £5.99

Irish Sunday Times Bestseller
A true story of war, peace and friendship: a Nazi colonel and an Irish priest


Paris The Story of a Great City
Danielle Chadych and Dominique Leborgne
Condition: Used, Like New
£19.99

Paris is a city that has been at the heart of much of Europe's history - from the Middle Ages to the outbreak of the revolution, the empire of Napoleon and the ravages of world war in the twentieth century. Despite all this, it has retained uniqueness, a certain "je ne sais quoi" that makes the City ...


Story of the Jews
David Goldberg
Condition: New
£35.00   £29.99

Tracing its origins back to the Biblical patriarch Abraham approximately 3,500 years ago, redeemed from Egyptian slavery by Moses and bound to the One God at Mt Sinai around 1250 BC, the religion of the Jews - Judaism - gave birth to two other monotheistic faiths of Christianity and Islam. This book ...


The Computer
Mark Frauenfelder
Condition: New
£19.99   £9.99

The Computer traces the evolution of this vital machine from its earliest roots through its exciting application in code-breaking during the Second World War, and from its initial use in the workplace and home to its current status as a totally indispensable - and increasingly portable - part of twenty-first century life.


The Victorian Treasury
Lucinda Hawksley
Condition: New
£9.99   £6.45

With intriguing facts and stories, The Victorian Treasury looks at the minutiae of everyday life, as well as the major events that changed the world, uncovering what it was like to live during the time of Queen Victoria's long reign.


Turkish Politics and the Military
William Hale
Condition: Used, Very Good
£140.00   £69.99

The role of the military in politics from the establishment of the Republic, through coups of the 1960s and 1980s, to disengagement from 1983 onwards. Argues that the army has in some ways been a force for stability and modernisation.


In the Reign of King John: A Year in the Life of Plantagenet England
Dan Jones
Condition: New
£25.00   £8.99

An illustrated portrait of English society in the year of Magna Carta, from best-selling author Dan Jones.


The Gaol
Kelly Grovier
Condition: New
£12.99   £4.99

The extraordinary human story of London's most infamous prison


The Middle East: A Beginner's Guide
Philip Robins
Condition: New
£9.99   £4.75

The Middle East is notoriously complex and difficult. This title offers historical background, real-life examples, profiles of key figures from Nasser to Gadaffi, and popular jokes from the area. It is suitable for tourists, students, and the interested general readers.


The French Revolution: A Beginner's Guide
Peter Davies
Condition: New
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Blending narrative with analysis, this book explores a time of obscene opulence, mass starvation, and ground-breaking ideals; where the streets of Paris ran red with blood, and the numbers requiring execution precipitated the invention of the guillotine. It considers the legacy of the revolution and how it continues to resonate in France.


The Tiger and the Ruby: A Journey to the Other Side of British India
Kief Hillsbery
Condition: New
£18.99   £9.45

A beautifully written, personal history as Kief Hillsbery sets out to discover what happened to his ancestor who disappeared in Nepal over 150 years ago


The Boys In The Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland
Dan Barry
Condition: Used, Like New
£21.21   £14.99

With this Dickensian tale from America s heartland, New York Timeswriter and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice and reclaim ...


The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England
Elizabeth Foyster
Condition: New
£5.45

The Guardian best history book of 2016 - a fantastic story of an aristocratic family desperate to prove that one of their own is insane


''Everything We Have'': D-Day 6.6.44: The American story of the Normandy landings
Gordon H. Mueller, The National WWII Museum
Condition: New
£25.00   £14.99

"Everything We Have" tells the personal stories of the people involved in Operation Overlord, in their own words.


Imperial War Museum's Victory in Europe Experience: From D-day to the Destruction of the Third Reich
Julian Thompson
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£30.00   £24.99

This book, published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of VE Day, is a graphic account of the storming and taking of Hitler's Festung Europa ('Fortress Europe') by the Allies during the final eleven months of the Second World War. The book shows spread by spread the relentless progress of the epic war ...


In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power
Alfred W. McCoy
Condition: Used, Very Good
£10.99   £3.75

The essential guide to how American foreign policy shaped the world and where it's left us


Heroines of Olympus: The Women of Greek Mythology
Ellie Mackin Roberts
Condition: New
£14.99   £9.99

Illustrations accompany a fictional rewriting of each of 50 women's stories, followed by a critical analysis of their role in the mythological canon.


Life Lessons from Explorers: Learn how to weather life's storms from history's greatest explorers
Felicity Aston
Condition: New
£12.99   £4.99

A collection of 15 of the most highly prized traits shared by those who have scaled mountains and traversed tundras, proposing how these could be applied to your own life. These are compelling accounts of the life and times of celebrated explorers.

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