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Big Chief Elizabeth book

Big Chief Elizabeth

Giles Milton

Greed, romance and desperation abound in Giles Milton’s exploration of the colonial enterprise that paved the way to the United States of America. At the book’s heart lies the vanishing of the 1587 settlement on Roanoke Island, whose 115 inhabitants met with a grisly end.

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The Campaigns of Alexander book

The Campaigns of Alexander

Arrian

Written in the 2nd century AD and featuring a new preface by Annabel Lyon, this account of Alexander's conquests is a classic of ancient military history.

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Crusader Castles book

Crusader Castles

T. E. Lawrence

Before he became famous as Lawrence of Arabia, T. E. Lawrence travelled through Britain, France, Syria and Palestine to research his undergraduate thesis on ‘The Influence of the Crusades on European Military Architecture to the End of the Twelfth Century’. Lawrence’s brilliant observations have since been confirmed by modern research.

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The Dynasties of China book

The Dynasties of China

Bamber Gascoigne

Bamber Gascoigne leads us on an exhilarating journey spanning three and a half millennia of Chinese imperial civilisation.

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The Elizabethan Underworld book

The Elizabethan Underworld

Gāmini Salgādo

A lively study of the seamier side of Shakespeare’s London, revealing in brilliant detail its dangers and delights

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The Fatal Shore book

The Fatal Shore

Robert Hughes

The chilling story of the brutal colonisation of Australia, this epic account by Robert Hughes is a fascinating history of the youngest and yet most ancient of continents.

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Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology book

Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology

C. W. Ceram

A treasure trove of archaeological wonder: C. W. Ceram’s infectiously enthusiastic volume is an enduring classic.

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Greek Science book

Greek Science

G.E.R. Lloyd

G.E.R. Lloyd traces the birth of science from Thales to Galen. A new foreword by Lewis Wolpert, Emeritus Professor at University College London, pays tribute to the Ancient Greeks and to Lloyd’s exploration of their fundamental role.

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Inventions of the Middle Ages book

Inventions of the Middle Ages

Chiara Frugoni

The middle ages have often been depicted as a period in which life had few comforts. Nonsense, says the great medieval scholar Chiara Frugoni, in this delightful examination of the many inventions we owe to the Middle Ages.

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Mohammed and Charlemagne book

Mohammed and Charlemagne

Henri Pirenne

Distinguished historian Averil Cameron introduces this seminal book about the origins of the Middle Ages. Numerous photographs show a fascinating array of archaeological sites, illuminations and mosaics.

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Paris in the Middle Ages book

Paris in the Middle Ages

Simone Roux

Roux handles with both precision and lyricism the primary sources that tell us about the medieval history of one the world’s great cities. This edition features an improved translation and an array of visual material.

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Redcoats and Rebels: The War for America 1770-1781 book

Redcoats and Rebels: The War for America 1770-1781

Christopher Hibbert

A gripping and detailed account of the American revolution which sheds a new light on the war that created the United States

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Reformation: Europe's House Divided 1490-1700 book

Reformation: Europe's House Divided 1490-1700

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Exploring the greatest religious schism in Western history, Diarmaid MacCulloch reveals why the people of Europe were willing to die and kill for their beliefs.

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Restoration London book

Restoration London

Liza Picard

A marvellous, kaleidoscopic social history of London during the 1660s, from Pepys to the Great Fire. Introduced by Jenny Uglow.

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The Rise of Rome book

The Rise of Rome

Polybius

One of the most influential classical histories, enhanced with magnificent full-page coin portraits. Introduced by Michael Scott.

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