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Battle Of Britain 75th Anniversary

On 18th June 1940, Churchill declared in the House of Commons - ”The Battle of France is over...the Battle for Britain is about to begin”. With the fall of France, Great Britain was Hitler`s last remaining...

D-Day Remembered: From the Invasion to the Liberation of Paris

D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy involved over a million men, and helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This is a graphic...

Diana: Her Last Love

When Princess Diana flew to Pakistan in May 1997, she went to meet the family of Dr Hasnat Khan, the man she wanted to marry. Had she succeeded, the events of that summer might have been very different....

First World War In 100 Objects

The First World War was one of the seminal events in world history. The First World War in 100 Objects offers a unique perspective on the world`s first truly global conflict. It traces its history through...

Gallipoli

From 25th April 1915 to 9th January 1916, troops from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Turkey engaged in a bitter struggle for the Gallipoli peninsula. The Allied forces wanted to forge a passage through...

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper is an invaluable survey of crimes that have haunted the world`s imagination since his murderous reign drew to a close in 1888. Exploring the social context of the crimes, it includes facsimiles...

Last Shepherds, The

Once, the UK`s farmers employed thousands of shepherds, but a slump in sheep farming has cut a swathe through their ranks; nowadays shepherds are virtually a thing of the past, and most flocks are herded...

London: The Story of a Great City

No city can lay claim to a more dramatic history than London. Engulfed in calamities that seemed to mark its end - fire, plague, riot, civil war - from each crisis, it has emerged stronger than ever. Its...

March, Women, March

This fascinating book uses anecdotes and accounts by both famous and hitherto lesser known suffragettes and suffragists to explore how the voice of women came to be heard throughout the land in the pursuit...

New York - The Story of a Great City

Few cities make your heart race faster just by standing on their streets, but New York exerts an influence that stretches far beyond the city`s limits. ”The Story of New York” tells concisely and entertainingly...

Out of This Century: The Autobiography of Peggy Guggenheim

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Paris: The Story of a Great City

An intriguing, concise history of Paris, beautifully illustrated by works from the archives of the museums of Paris, this delightful book takes the reader on a journey from the earliest settlement in the...

Revolution

The twentieth century was an age of revolutions. As the pace of social and economic change quickened and the savagery of technological warfare destabilized societies, intolerable pressures were created...

Second World War In 100 Objects

The Second World War was a seminal event in world history. The story of its battles and key events is a familiar one, but The Second World War in 100 Objects offers a unique perspective on this global...

Story of Israel

Just over 100 years ago, Theodor Herzl launched the Zionist Movement. They called for a Jewish State in their ancestral land, Palestine. Fifty years later, the State of Israel came into being. Israel was...

Tea: A History of the Drink That Changed the World

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The Art of Cartographics: Designing the Modern Map

Cartographics is a stunning collection of maps designed in a unique way. Featuring geographical maps, fictional maps and fresh and innovative approaches to cultural, economic and political maps, it takes...

The Exploration Treasury (RGS (with IGB))

Discover some of the great archival treasures of the Royal Geographical Society. Some of the greatest expeditions are described and illustrated with maps, photographs and illustrations by official artists...

The First Casualty The War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist, and Myth-Maker from the Crimea to th

A story of heroism and collusion, censorship and suppression, myth-making and propaganda. Now brought up to date with new material on the war in Afghanistan. Australian author.

The Holocaust

The Holocaust was the systematic murder of Europe`s Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators during the Second World War. An understanding of the historical circumstances that fed the Holocaust remains...

The Return of Sherlock Holmes: The Case Notes

Written by his trusted friend and companion, Dr John Watson, The Return of Sherlock Holmes: The Case Notes chronicles nine of the most fascinating cases solved by the world`s most famous detective. Based...

The Royal Navy

This book examines how the Royal Navy protected our shores and wider interests through the First World War and the one that was to follow, from the northern patrol lifelines of the Atlantic, Arctic and...

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The Second World War, the Complete Illustrated History

This major work covers the whole six-year global conflagration that shattered and then re-shaped the world. From the German blitzkrieg against Poland in September 1939, to the surrender of Japan following...

The Shakespeare Treasury

The Shakespeare Treasury is a fascinating collection of facts on Britain`s greatest playwright and insights into the enduring popularity of his work. Delving into the inspirations behind his masterworks...

The Somme & Verdun

Verdun and the Somme were two of the most cataclysmic battles of the First World War on the Western Front. The carnage on that front in 1916 was unprecedented for all sides, and had a profound effect on...

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