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Stalin's Wars: From World War to Cold War, 1939-1953
Geoffrey Roberts
Condition: Used, Very Good
£35.00   £14.95

Features Stalin's leadership from the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939 to his death in 1953. This book challenges a long list of standard perceptions of Stalin: his qualities as a leader; his relationships with his own generals and with other great world leaders; his foreign policy; and his role in instigating the Cold War.


The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories
Michael Smith
Condition: New
£20.00   £9.99

The Debs of Bletchley Park will tell the stories of the women who worked at Bletchley, how they came to be there, the lives they gave up to do 'their bit' for the war effort, and the part they played in the vital work of 'Station X'.


The Great Irish Famine: Visual and Material Culture
Condition: New
£24.95   £9.99

A ground-breaking collection of essays that explore how the material and visual cultures of Ireland and its diaspora (including painting, engraving, photography, devotional objects, ritual, drama, film, television, and graphic novels) intersect with the multiple impacts and experiences of the Irish Famine, from the 1840s to the present day.


Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt
Alec Ryrie
Condition: New
£9.99   £3.99

Why have Western societies that were once overwhelmingly Christian become so secular? Looking to the feelings and faith of ordinary people, the award-winning author of Protestants Alec Ryrie offers a bold new history of atheism.


Secret Alliances: Special Operations and Intelligence in Norway 1940-1945
Tony Insall
Condition: New
£10.99   £4.99

In this extraordinary book, historian Tony Insall reveals how some of the most striking achievements of the Norwegian resistance were the detailed reports produced by intelligence agents living in the dangerous conditions of the country's desolate wilderness.


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.


Storming the Eagle's Nest: Hitler's War in the Alps
Jim Ring
Condition: New
£20.00   £6.99

From the Fall of France in June 1940 to Hitler's suicide in April 1945, the swastika flew from the peaks of the High Savoy in the western Alps to the passes above Ljubljana in the east.


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
£12.99   £4.99

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
£9.99   £6.99

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

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