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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
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Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its...
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Germany: Memories of a Nation
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How much do we really understand this new Germany, and how do its people now understand themselves? German history may be inherently fragmented, but it contains a large number of...
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Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the...
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On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a series of explosions shook the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. While officials tried to hush up the accident, the author spent years collecting testimonies from...
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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
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Following the biographical style of 1599, this book traces Shakespeare's life and times from the autumn of 1605, when he took an old and anonymous Elizabethan play, The Chronicle...
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1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
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This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England...
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In 1570, when it became clear she would never be gathered into the Catholic fold, Elizabeth I was excommunicated by the Pope. This marked the beginning of an extraordinary English...
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Globe: Life in Shakespeare's London
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A fascinating portrait of life in Shakespeare's London, seen from the theatrical perspective, by popular historian, Catharine Arnold.
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First Day of the Somme: The Complete...
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The complete account of Britain's worst-ever military disaster. It took several million bullets and roughly an hour to effectively destroy General Sir Douglas Haig's...
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The Black Prince of Florence: The...
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The year is 1531. After years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a 'half-negro' maidservant rides into Florence. Within a year, he...
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Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs,...
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Neil Faulkner
 
A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential background to today's violent conflicts
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The Black Door: Spies, Secret...
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Richard Aldrich; Rory Cormac
 
'The Black Door' explores the evolving relationship between successive British prime ministers and the intelligence agencies, from Asquith's Secret Service Bureau to Cameron's National Security Council.
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Disraeli: The Novel Politician
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David Cesarani
 
A fresh, vivid look at Disraeli's life, achievements, and temperament that casts doubts on his much-touted commitment to Jewish rights
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Capability Brown: And His Landscape...
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Sarah Rutherford
 
One of the most remarkable men of the 18th century, Lancelot 'Capability' Brown was known to many as 'The Omnipotent Magician' who could transform unpromising...
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All Behind You, Winston: Churchill's...
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