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African Exodus
The essential statement , by the world's leading authority on the subject, of the thesis that modern humans originated in Africa and spread around the world; and a definitive defence of our common humanity, spiking racist accounts of our origins.
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Globalisation In World History
Globalisation In World History A G Hopkins
A provocative and illuminating collection of essays that is the first to look at the major theme of globalization from an historical perspective.
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The Caves Of The Sun
The Caves Of The Sun Adrian Bailey
A brilliant and very accesseble analysis of mythology and ancient religions, and re-evalation of what relics from the distant past are really telling us about their origins.
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By Permission Of Heaven
By Permission Of Heaven Adrian Tinniswood
A magnificently told, thrilling account of one of the most dramatic events in British history.
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His Invention So Fertile
His Invention So Fertile Adrian Tinniswood
'This lively, sympathetic and hugely informative biography brings us closer to Wren than ever before' Frances Spalding, Independent
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Renegades Adrian Weale
'A fascinating footnote to the history of the war-with more shady characters than a le Carr- novel.' Sunday Telegraph
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Philip Sidney
Philip Sidney Alan Stewart
'A work of great scholarship and fluency, filled with an affection for the subject An excellent biography. ' Peter Ackroyd, The Times
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Minotaur Alexander MacGillivray
The definitive biography of the legendary archaeologist and discoverer of Knossos.
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Britain's Royal Families
Britain's Royal Families Alison Weir
A unique book on the perennially fascinating subject of Britain's royal families by this well established popular historian. New updated edition to coincide with the Queen's Golden Jubilee.
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Eleanor Of Aquitaine
Eleanor Of Aquitaine Alison Weir
A fascinating account of one of the most alluring figures of the Middle Ages by one of Britain's most respected historians.
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Children of England
Children of England Alison Weir
A sequel to THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII, this vivid and compelling book tells the story of Henry's children and those of his sister Mary - popular history at its best.
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Isabella
Isabella Alison Weir
The first full-length biography of a much maligned - but astonishingly colourful - Queen of England.
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Lancaster And York
Lancaster And York Alison Weir
A riveting account of the Wars of the Roses, focusing on the human side of the story.
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The Princes In The Tower
The Princes In The Tower Alison Weir
The story of the death, in sinister circumstances, of the boy-king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history.
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Henry VIII
Henry VIII Alison Weir
Alison Weir is one of our best popular historians and one, moreover, with an impressive scholarly pedigree in Tudor history-her latest offering is a very fine book.' Frank McLynn, Independent
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The Royal Stuarts
The Royal Stuarts Allan Massie
Ever since the descendants of the House of Stuart arrived in England they have been intimately linked with the history of Britain. Allan Massie, in this new Biography, traces their arrival, rise to the throne of England and Scotland, and scandals in their long and influential affair with British history.
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The Forgotten Man
The Forgotten Man Amity Shlaes
From one of America's most respected economic commentators comes a fresh new interpretation of a crucial yet widely misunderstood moment in American history - the Great Depression
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The Enemy at the Gate
The Enemy at the Gate Andrew Wheatcroft
Major historian Andrew Wheatcroft reveals the full story of four centuries of Ottoman incursions into the heartlands of Europe, culminating in the momentous 1683 Siege of Vienna.
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The Burning Of Bridget Cleary
The Burning Of Bridget Cleary Angela Bourke
The torture and burning of Bridget Cleary caused a sensation in 1895 which continues to reverberate more than a hundred years later.
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Deceived With Kindness Angelica Garnett
The classic account of a Bloomsbury childhood. 'Anyone who vowed never to read another word about Bloomsbury should relent over this book. ' Christine Verity, SUNDAY TIMES
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Orpheus
Orpheus Ann Wroe
A powerful and poetic work of history on the figure of Orpheus: his life and myth, and his representation and imagining from the sixth century BC to the present day.
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