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.
The military histories of Ancient Greece and Rome, the extraordinary lives of Medieval Kings to the politics of the World Wars, the Folio Society publishes an extensive collection of history titles. Each book includes carefully researched photographs and comes in a unique hardback cover. See below for the full list of Folio History books.
A gripping account of the twilight of the Roman Republic and its bloody transformation into empire; the story of Caesar’s generation, thrillingly told.
Troubling, fascinating and accessible, this is an outstanding account of how the Middle East was shaped by Western interests. This edition features contemporary photographs and a new foreword by one of today’s most respected journalists.
Blending investigative journalism with the personal approach of a writer both fascinated and appalled by her subject, this is an award-winning portrait of life under ‘one of the most savage surveillance regimes ever known'. With previously unpublished photographs by the author.
Historian Christopher Hill examines the fascinating radical groups that grew up around the English Civil War, and the roots of a revolution that never happened.