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The Age Of Capital: 1848-1875

The Age Of Capital: 1848-1875

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Author: Eric Hobsbawm Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 The first and best, major treatment of the crucial years 1848-1875, a penetrating analysis of the rise of capitalism...
This is Rembrandt

This is Rembrandt

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Author: Jorella Andrews Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 80 Rembrandt van Rijn is the quintessential Old Master. His intimately observed, vivid and profoundly atmospheric works are what many museum-goers consider...
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

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Author: Anderson Cooper Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine...
History Bargain Book Box (18 Books)

History Bargain Book Box (18 Books)

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  Unlock the past with this amazing History Bargain Book Box.  Perfect for the history enthusiast, this box contains a broad range of topics all for an amazing price. Expand your...
This is Matisse

This is Matisse

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Author: Catherine Ingram Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 80 In the history of twentieth century modernism, Henri Matisse is a calm and unstoppable revolution of creative genius. Trained originally in...
The English Civil Wars: 1640-1660

The English Civil Wars: 1640-1660

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Author: Blair Worden Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 208 The political upheaval of the mid-seventeenth century has no parallel in English history. Other events have changed the occupancy...
Sicily '43: A Times Book of the Year

Sicily '43: A Times Book of the Year

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Author: James Holland Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 784 From the bestselling author of Normandy '44, containing new and unpublished research, this is the largely untold story of...
Napoleon the Great

Napoleon the Great

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Author: Andrew Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 976 The definitive modern biography of Napoleon - now in paperback Napoleon Bonaparte lived one of the most extraordinary of...
Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

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Author: Sudhir Hazareesingh Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 The definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero The Haitian Revolution began in...
Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

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Author: Dee Brown Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 The shocking and compelling story about the original inhabitants of America and the first book to focus on their...
The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance

The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance

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Author: Catherine Fletcher Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 432 An imaginative and revelatory new history of the Italian Renaissance that challenges our preconceptions of the era *A THE...
The Six Wives of Henry VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 656 Thoroughly researched and with a real understanding of the times these six fascinating women lived through, Alison Weir's book...
Conquistadores

Conquistadores

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Author: Fernando Cervantes Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 A riveting new history of Spanish imperialism, and the men who laid its foundations The 'conquistadores', the early explorers...
The Black Joke: The True Story of One British Ship's Battle Against the Slave Trade

The Black Joke: The True Story of One British Ship's Battle Against the Slave Trade

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Author: A. E. Rooks Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 Initially a slaving vessel itself, the Black Joke was captured in 1827 and repurposed by the Royal Navy to catch...
Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots And Revolutionaries 1776-1871

Holy Madness: Romantics, Patriots And Revolutionaries 1776-1871

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Author: Adam Zamoyski Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 From America's fight for independence to the Paris Commune - an exotic collection of fanatics, adventurers, poets and thinkers...
The Arabs: A History - Revised and Updated Edition

The Arabs: A History - Revised and Updated Edition

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Author: Eugene Rogan Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 736 The extraordinary story of the Arab world, from defeat and colonization to independence and astonishing wealth. Eugene Rogan has...
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Woman's Life in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Woman's Life in Nineteenth-Century Japan

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Author: Amy Stanley Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 A groundbreaking new history of Edo, now modern-day Tokyo, that will change our understanding of Japanese history, placing women's...
The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 576 The captivating life of Margaret Douglas - a life of scandal, political intrigue and royal romance that spanned five...
The Warrior and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation

The Warrior and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation

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Author: Peter Cozzens Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 'Marvellous... One of the best pieces of Native American history I have read.' - S.C. Gwynne, bestselling author of Empire of...
The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe's History

The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe's History

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Author: Peter H. Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 1008 An astonishing, essential book on what was for ten centuries Europe's largest state - the Holy Roman Empire....
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

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Author: Lindsey Fitzharris Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 The spellbinding story of a visionary British surgeon who changed medicine forever In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris...
Histories of the Unexpected: The Tudors

Histories of the Unexpected: The Tudors

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Author: Dr Sam Willis (Author) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 192 At Histories of the Unexpected, we believe that everything has a history - even the most unexpected of subjects...
All Things Made New: Writings on the Reformation

All Things Made New: Writings on the Reformation

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Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 A brilliant kaleidoscope on the Reformation from 'one of the best historians writing in English today' (Sunday Telegraph) The...
Thomas Cromwell: A Life

Thomas Cromwell: A Life

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Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 752 'This is the biography we have been awaiting for 400 years' - Hilary Mantel Born in obscurity in Putney,...
The Journals of Captain Cook

The Journals of Captain Cook

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Author: Captain James Cook Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 688 Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from...
London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

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Author: Stephen Alford Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 The story of the individuals whose ambition and recklessness transformed London, England and the world. Life in Europe was...
The Perfect House: A Journey with the Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio

The Perfect House: A Journey with the Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio

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Author: Witold Rybczynski Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Renaissance master Andrea Palladio's architectural DNA can be seen on modern-day icons from Buckingham Palace to the White House,...
News from Nowhere and Other Writings

News from Nowhere and Other Writings

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Author: William Morris Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 480 Poet, pattern-designer, environmentalist and maker of fine books, William Morris (1834-96) was also a committed socialist and visionary writer,...
Tudor Church Militant: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation

Tudor Church Militant: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation

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Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 The leading book on the short, radically Protestant reign of Edward VI, reissued for the 500th anniversary of the...
Terra Australis

Terra Australis

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Author: Matthew Finders Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 282 Introduced by Tim Flannery The vast interior of this new continent was wrapped in total obscurity; and excited, perhaps...
Common Sense

Common Sense

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Author: Thomas Paine Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 112 A special gift edition of one of the most important and influential documents in our nation's history-featured in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer...
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

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Author: Anderson Cooper Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling chronicle of the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty, from...
Letters to Camondo

Letters to Camondo

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Author: Edmund de Waal Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 192 A haunting sequence of imagined letters to the Count de Camondo -- the owner of a Parisian palace filled with...
Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Author: Jared Diamond Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 A New York Times bestseller and recommended by Bill Gates- Jared Diamond's visionary exploration of how nations cope with...
The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

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Author: Orlando Figes Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 576 The acclaimed historical portrait of the love triangle between an opera star, a writer and an impresario - and...
Providence Lost: The Rise and Fall of Cromwell's Protectorate

Providence Lost: The Rise and Fall of Cromwell's Protectorate

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Author: Paul Lay Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 The story of the rise and fall of Oliver Cromwell's Protectorate (1653-9), England's sole experiment in republican government -...
The Penguin History of Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present, Third Edition

The Penguin History of Modern China: The Fall and Rise of a Great Power, 1850 to the Present, Third Edition

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Author: Jonathan Fenby Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 848 The crucial book for understanding modern China, now updated to include the rule of Xi Jinping. In 1850, China...
Faust, Part I

Faust, Part I

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Author: Goethe Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 240 Goethe's Faust reworks the late medieval myth of Dr Faust, a brilliant scholar so disillusioned he resolves to make a...
Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby

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Author: Charles Dickens Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 864 One of the touchstones of the English comic novel, the Penguin Classics edition of Charles Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby is...
The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism, 1860-1914

The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism, 1860-1914

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Author: Donald Sassoon Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 800 The acclaimed magnum opus of one of Britain's most wide-ranging historians Capitalist enterprise has existed in some form since...
The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

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Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 When country-girl Grace Melbury returns home from her middle-class school she feels she has risen above her suitor, the...
The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr

The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr

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Author: E. T. A. Hoffmann Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 Tomcat Murr is a loveable, self-taught animal who has written his own autobiography. But a printer's error...
The Great Commanders of the Modern World 1866-1975

The Great Commanders of the Modern World 1866-1975

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Author: Andrew Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 432 Great Commanders of the Modern World is a sumptuous chronological survey of the 25 greatest commanders of the modern...
Lady Audley's Secret

Lady Audley's Secret

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Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 Weathering critical scorn, Lady Audley's Secret quickly established Mary Elizabeth Braddon as the leading light of Victorian 'sensation'...
Desperate Remedies

Desperate Remedies

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Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 Hardy described Desperate Remedies as a tale of 'mystery, entanglement, surprise and moral obliquity'. Cytherea has taken a position...
The News from Waterloo: The Race to Tell Britain of Wellington's Victory

The News from Waterloo: The Race to Tell Britain of Wellington's Victory

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Author: Brian Cathcart Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 The Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon in 1815 at Waterloo ensured British dominance for the rest of the...
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

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Author: Anderson Cooper Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 352 Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling chronicle of the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty, from...