History

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The Official History of Britain: Our Story in Numbers as Told by the Office For National Statistics
Boris Starling
Condition: New
£9.99   £4.99

A wonderfully written and entertaining book which places Britain under the microscope and asks who we are today and how we've changed as a nation.


The World Aflame: The Long War, 1914-1945
Dan Jones, Marina Amaral
Condition: New
£25.00   £9.99

A visually stunning history of global conflict from 1914 to 1945, from Dan Jones and Marina Amaral - the team who created The Colour of Time.


Elegy for Mary Turner: An Illustrated Account of a Lynching
Rachel Marie-Crane Williams
Condition: New
£14.99   £3.99

A lyrical and haunting depiction of American racial violence and lynching, evoked through stunning full-color artwork.


Japan: A Short History
Mikiso Hane
Condition: New
£9.99   £5.45

An accessible introduction to an enigmatic country, covering all the key topics from the times of the legendary samurai to Japan's position as an industrialized post-war nation


The Hated Cage: An American Tragedy in Britain's Most Terrifying Prison
Nicholas Guyatt
Condition: Used, Very Good
£11.99   £4.25

Buried in the history of our most famous jail, a unique story of captivity, violence and race


A History of the World in 21 Women: A Personal Selection
Jenni Murray
Condition: Used, Like New
£16.99   £3.75

The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world - rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new light on familiar names


The Tudors in Love: The Courtly Code Behind the Last Medieval Dynasty
Sarah Gristwood
Condition: Used, Very Good
£20.00   £5.45

The bestselling historian finds a new way to look at the most famous English royal dynasty


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.

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