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The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain
Ray Hudson, Huw Beynon
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The rise and fall of Britain's most important industry


In the Shadow of the Prophet: Essays in Islamic History
Roy P. Mottahedeh
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£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
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£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
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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
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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
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£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
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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


Coffee with Hitler: The British Amateurs Who Tried to Civilise the Nazis
Charles Spicer
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The untold tale of the Brits who infiltrated the Nazi hierarchy


Cabinet's Finest Hour: The Hidden Agenda of May 1940
David Owen
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Using the Cabinet papers from the National Archives, former Foreign Secretary David Owen has written a new history of the pivotal British War Cabinet meetings of May 1940. Eight months into the war defeat seemed to many a certainty.


Riddle, Mystery, and Enigma: Two Hundred Years of British-Russian Relations
David Owen
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Britain's relationship with the giant on the edge of the continent, Russia, are surprisingly under explored. With Owen's characteristic insight and expertise, Riddle, Mystery, Enigma depicts a relationship as often governed by principle as by suspicion, expediency, and outright necessity.


Afghan Napoleon: The Life of Ahmad Shah Massoud
Sandy Gall
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The first biography in a decade of Afghan resistance leader Ahmad Shah Massoud.


The Empress and the English Doctor: How Catherine the Great defied a deadly virus
Lucy Ward
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The astonishing true story of how Catherine the Great joined forces with a Quaker doctor from Essex to spearhead a groundbreaking public health campaign


Imperial China: A Beginner's Guide
Dr. Peter Lorge
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A rich, wide-ranging and accessible introduction to over 2,000 years of history


The Hated Cage: An American Tragedy in Britain's Most Terrifying Prison
Nicholas Guyatt
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£25.00   £5.45

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


The History of Europe in Bite-sized Chunks
Jacob F. Field
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£7.99   £3.99

An accessible and succinct account of the story of Europe from its ancient foundations to the twenty-first century European Union.


In the Shadow of the Prophet: Essays in Islamic History
Roy P. Mottahedeh
Condition: Used, Very Good
£60.00   £41.99

The eclectic essays of lauded Harvard professor Roy Mottahedeh


By Any Other Name: A Cultural History of the Rose
Simon Morley
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A beautifully illustrated history of the Queen of Flowers and her enduring power in our gardens, art, religion and imagination.


Votes For Women!: The Pioneers and Heroines of Female Suffrage (from the pages of A History of Britain in 21 Women)
Jenni Murray
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A celebration of the forerunners and pioneers of women's suffrage from 1918


A History of Britain in 21 Women: A Personal Selection
Jenni Murray
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The history of Britain, presented as you've never seen it before, through twenty-one women whose lives enthral and beguile, intrigue and inspire


How to Teach Classics to Your Dog: A Quirky Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Womack
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An introduction to the classical world for you and your canine

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