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A spirited and thought-provoking history of the vast changes that transformed Europe during the 1,000-year span of the Middle Ages The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformative period-one not easily chronicle... read more

Medieval Europe
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Tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - and reveals how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India. In the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as... read more

Inglorious Empire: what the British did to India
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 History

Awards:Winner of The Wainwright Prize 2017 (UK).

The natural history of the Western Front during the First World War by the author of MEADOWLAND, winner of the 2015 Wainwright Prize Where Poppies Blow is the unique story of the British soldiers of the Great War and their relationship with the animals and plants around them. Th... read more

Where Poppies Blow
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 History

A History of Modern Britain by Andrew Marr confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics. It tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival idealisms, came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, cele... read more

A History of Modern Britain
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 History

The haunting history of the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 - A new translation based on the updated text - From 1979 to 1989 Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed thousands of casualties on both sides. While the... read more

Boys in Zinc
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 History

Istanbul explores a city which stands as a gateway between the east and west, one of the indisputably greatest cities in the world. Previously known by the names Byzantium and Constantinople, this is the most celebrated metropolis in the world to sit on two continen... read more

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities
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 History

The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east.. .For centuries, fame and fortune were to b... read more

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
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 History

Awards:Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2015.

Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller Shortlisted for a British Book Industry Book of the Year Award 2016 The new series Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit is on BBC2 now Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which w... read more

SPQR A History of Ancient Rome
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Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hotel on Place Vendome is the captivating history of Paris's world-famous Hotel Ritz-a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liai... read more

Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
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 History

Awards:Samuel Johnson Prize 2013.

It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the odds. It spans the millennia and the continents - from India to Andalusia and from the baz... read more

The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492)
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