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1066 Frank McLynn
One of our best popular historian tells the remarkable story of the events that took place in 1066, probably the most famous date in English history.
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1759 Frank McLynn
A remarkable new book on a crucial moment in British and world history.
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1815 Gregor Dallas
A splendid tour de force in every sense.diplomatic history de luxe.'Elizabeth Longford
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1918 Gregor Dallas
'Brilliant., .It's quite unlike any history book I know.' Jane Ridley, Spectator
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A Bright Shining Lie
A Bright Shining Lie Neil Sheehan
'Superb. If you ever read just one history of the Vietnam war, read and admire and celebrate this one. ' John le Carre
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A History Of Warfare John Keegan
'John Keegan is at once the most readable and the most original of living military historians-His book is a work of massive sweep-the most remarkable study of warfare that has yet been written.' Michael Howard, New York Times Review of Books
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A Little History of British Gardening
A Little History of British Gardening Jenny Uglow
A new edition, with new material, of this hugely popular romp through British gardening from the stone-age to today. Thoroughly engaging, immensely successful, beautifully packaged.
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A People's History Of Britain Rebecca Fraser
A dazzling one-volume history of Britain, which is both narrative and anecdotal.
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A People's Tragedy
A People's Tragedy Orlando Figes
The unrivalled, definitive history beautifully reissued with a new introduction for the 100th anniversary
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A Portrait Of Leni Riefenstahl Audrey Salkeld
More than a biography of one of the legendary film-makers of the twentieth century - now in her nineties - this book brilliantly analyses Riefenstahl's motives as a pioneer in silent movies, as a protege of Hitler's Nazi propoganda campaign in the 1930s, and her plunge into new realms of dangerous adventure sports in her old age.
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A Rumor Of War
A Rumor Of War Philip Caputo
The original Vietnam memoir and a great classic of war literature with a new introduction from Kevin Powers – 40th Anniversary Edition
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A War Of Nerves Ben Shephard
'Ben Shephard's study of how war wounds men's minds and of medicine's efforts to heal the damage done, is based on years of dedicated research. It is the best book I have read on the subject and will endure.' John Keegan
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A World by Itself
A World by Itself Jonathan Clark
A magisterial new one-volume history of the British Isles from the Romans to the present day, by six of our most prestigious and engaging historians.
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A Writer At War
A Writer At War Vasily Grossman
A WRITER AT WAR offers the one outstanding eye-witness account of the war on the Eastern Front and perhaps the best descriptions ever of what Grossman called 'the ruthless truth of war'.
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AD 381
AD 381 Charles Freeman
A provoking - and timely - examination of one of the most important moments in Church history.
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Affirming Isaiah Berlin
The fourth and final volume of Isaiah Berlin’s much admired letters
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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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After Daybreak
After Daybreak Ben Shephard
Triumph or disaster? AFTER DAYBREAK brilliantly investigates the emergency operation following the British liberation of Belsen.
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After The Holocaust Eva Kolinsky
A remarkable- and unique- account of German Jews returning to their homes after 1945
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Alan Moorehead
Alan Moorehead Tom Pocock
'A perceptive and fascinating account of an exceptionally talented man' - Scotland on Sunday
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All The King's Women
All The King's Women Derek Wilson
Full of incident and anecdote, this popular narrative history focuses on the crucial involvement in politics and pleasure of a group of women in the back-biting, gossip-ridden world of the Stuart Court.
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American Century
American Century Harold Evans
America's story as it has never been told before - and an inspiring perspective on the most momentous century in modern history.
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American Indian Myths & Legends Richard Erdoes
'The most comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian legends ever compiled. It is a worthy and welcome addition to the literature of our native peoples. ' DEE BROWN
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