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The Romanovs: 1613-1918
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The epic new history from the bestselling author of JERUSALEM - the intimate story of Russia's imperial dynasty
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Wanted: The Outlaw Lives of Billy the...
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A renowned biographer compares the lives and times of American outlaw Billy the Kid and his Australian counterpart Ned Kelly
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Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance
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He was a debt-ridden dandy, a mid-ranking novelist armed with enormous political ambition. She was a moneyed widow twelve years older than her new husband, always overdressed for society dinners...
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The epic bestselling biography of Catherine the Great and Prince Potemkin, her outrageous lover and co-ruler
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Culloden: Scotland's Last Battle and...
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Trevor Royle does for Culloden what Juliet Barker did for Agincourt, bringing us the definitive account of the battle and its wider role in the creation of the British Empire.
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The Invention of Nature: The...
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Before Longitude no one remembered John Harrison. The Invention of Nature does the same for Alexander von Humboldt
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Waterloo: The History of Four Days,...
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'Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.'
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Napoleon the Great
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Presents the biography of Napoleon who lived one of the extraordinary of all human lives. This book shows how after seizing power in a coup d'etat he ended the corruption...
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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A...
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What caused the Russian Revolution? Did it succeed or fail? Do we still live with its consequences? This book deals with these questions.
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Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight...
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In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil,"...
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Describes how Empress Dowager Cixi - the most important woman in Chinese history - brought a medieval empire into the modern age.
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