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 History

'A carefully researched and hugely readable account of the build-up to war, the momentum inexorably growing as he assembles each part of the jigsaw. Indeed, his narrative is so persuasive that by the time you are about two- thirds through, it takes some effort to remind... read more

1983 - The World at the Brink

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 History

Reading Level:General Adult

The ultimate gift for gardeners and art-lovers, featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever
Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller ... read more

Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

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 History

'Compellingly authentic, revelatory and beautifully written. A gripping tour de force' Damien Lewis
Almost seventy-five years have passed since D-Day, the day of the greatest seaborne invasion in history. The outcome of the Second World War hung in the balance on tha... read more

D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

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 History

Every phase since the advent of the industrial revolution - from the fate of the British Empire, to the global challenges from Germany, Japan and Russia, to America's emergence as a sole superpower, to the Arab Spring, to the long-term decline of economic growth that started with Ja... read more

The Human Tide

In the 50s BC, Julius Caesar conducted a brutal war against the tribes of ancient Gaul. On the pretext of curbing an imminent barbarian threat to the Roman Republic, he first defeated and decimated the Helvetii tribe, before subjugating the other Celtic p... read more

Caesar's Footprints - Journeys to Roman Gaul

This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson's entry into World War One and Lenin's Bolshevik Revolution. In April 1917 Woodrow Wilson, champion of American dem... read more

1917 - Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder

'A superb account of one of the defining moments in modern British history' Tristram Hunt. On a hot late summer's day, a crowd of 60,000 gathered in St Peter's Field. They came from all over Lancashire - ordinary working-class men, women and children - ... read more

Peterloo - The Story of the Manchester Massacre

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 History

After a miraculous escape from the German military juggernaut in the small Belgian town of Mons in 1914, the first major battle that the British Expeditionary Force would face in the First World War, the British really believed that they were on the side of the angels. Indeed... read more

Angels in the Trenches

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 History

Series:Women in History Ser.

'Ground-breaking ... One of the greatest international bestsellers of the post-war period' Andrew Roberts, Daily Telegraph 'Reads like an engrossing novel' Sunday Times
An infant queen. A teenage widow. Beautiful, flamboyant Mary Queen of Scots ha... read more

Mary Queen of Scots (50th Anniversary Edition)

A World on Edge reveals Europe in 1918, left in ruins by World War I. With the end of hostilities, a radical new start seems not only possible, but essential, even unavoidable. Unorthodox ideas light up the age like the comets that... read more

A World on Edge - The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age

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NAZI WOMEN

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 History

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THE SECRET LIVES OF THE NAZIS