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A Short History of the World

A Short Hisgtory of the World
A Short History of the World aims to fill the big gaps in our historical knowledge with a book that is easy to read and assumes little knowledge of past events.
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The Sea Wolves: A Short History of the Vikings

Sea WolvesLars Brownworth brings to life this extraordinary Norse world of epic poets, heroes, and travellers through the stories of the great Viking figures.
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Afghanistan Revealed

Afghanistan RevealedAfghanistan Revealed offers the reader an incisive view into a country that has held the world’s attention for more than a decade.
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Strange but True

Strange but TrueIn this easy-to-read book, author, lecturer and public speaker, Dr. Monica-Maria Stapelberg, shares the results of her many years of research.
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The Life of Sosat Silacay

The Life of Sosat SilacayIn this semi-autobiographical tale that spans every aspect of the protagonist’s life, Tasos Yacalis tells the tale of Sosat Silacay.
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Nobody Comes

Nobody ComesThis is the true story of the (ultimately successful) endeavour to find, extract and adopt an infant from an ‘orphanage’ in post revolutionary Romania.
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The Conquest of the Incas

The Conquest of the IncasJohn Hemming’s masterly and highly acclaimed account of one of the most exciting conquests known to history.
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Just for the love of it

Just for the love of itThe first woman to ascend Mount Everest from both sides captures the drama of her climbs.
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50 Reasons to Hate the French

50 Reasons to hate the French
This book answers every question you’ve got about the French – except one: “Why only fifty?’
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The Budapest House

The Budapest HouseA Hungarian Jew traumatised by the loss of half her family in Auschwitz returns to Budapest to retrace her roots.
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The Strange Case of Dr Terry and Mr Chimes

Strange Case - RIGHTThe amusing and enlightening autobiography of Terry Chimes, the original drummer of The Clash.
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OPEN : How we'll work, live and learn in the future

OPEN - RIGHTDavid Price discusses the implications of digital technologies for how we live and learn in the 21st century.
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The Normans: From Raiders to Kings

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Lars Brownworth explores the fascinating history of the descendants to the Vikings and how they shaped Europe.
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Stuffocation

StuffocationJames Wallman confronts the defining problem of
the 21st century.
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The Fight for Freedom

Fight for Freedom CoverFrom classical times and the exploits of the legendary Spartacus, men and women have fought for their freedom.
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The March of Folly

The March of FollyThis book explores one of the paradoxes of history – the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests.
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Julius II

Julius IIThe story of one of the most remarkable and colourful men ever to sit on the papal throne.
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The Finish

The FinishAn 18th century prostitute attempts to uncover the identity of a murderer.
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Bogman

The FinishChief Inspector Tobias Lange leads the search for a murderer in this Nordic Noir.
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Invasion

InvasionBest-selling author Frank McLynn discusses the attempted invasions of Britain since 1066.
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The Opposition to Hitler

opposition to hitler2Michael Thomsett describes the efforts by the German population to oppose Hitler before and during WW2.
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Spies, Sadists and Sorcerers

Spies Sadists and SorcerersThe history you weren’t taught in school
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Through the Darkness

Through the DarknessDr Monica-Maria Stapelberg gives a fascinating overview of the dark history of western medicine.
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The Devil’s Library

The Devils LibraryTwo adventurers take on the Catholic Church in the hunt for the Devil’s Library.
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Making a Mark

Making a MarkA grandmother writes her grandson a letter about the history of European painting.
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The Pharmacist of Auschwitz

The Pharmacist of AuschwitzThe Untold Story of Victor Capesius.
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Famous Trials

Famous TrialsBest-selling historian Frank McLynn reviews the courtoom trials that made history.
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Sex, Priests, and Secret Codes

Sex, Priests, and Secret CodesAn investigation into the history of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.
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Pontifex Maximus

Pontifex MaximusAn entertaining short history of the popes.
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Hitler’s Children

Hitler’s ChildrenA riveting and intimate look inside the families of top Nazis.
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