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All the Violet Tiaras : Queering the Greek Myth

All the Violet Tiaras : Queering the Greek Myth

Jean Menzies Paperback 96 pages For a period in time that gave us Sappho and the love affair of Achilles and Patroclus, the Ancient Greek relationship with queer folk is more complicated that at...
€11,95*
The Story of Scandinavia : From the Vikings to Social Democracy

The Story of Scandinavia : From the Vikings to Social Democracy

Stein Ringen Paperback 480 pages In The Story of Scandinavia, political scholar Stein Ringen chronicles more than 1,200 years of drama, economic rise and fall, crises, kings and queens, war, peac...
€22,95*
Fake Heroes

Fake Heroes

Otto English Paperback From the author of Fake History, Otto English, comes a shocking yet hilarious look at ten of the greatest liars from our past, examining these previously unquestioned idol...
€18,95*
Edda Mussolini: The Most Dangerous Woman in Europe

Edda Mussolini: The Most Dangerous Woman in Europe

Caroline Moorehead Paperback Edda Mussolini was Benito's favourite daughter: spoilt, venal, uneducated but clever, faithless but flamboyant, a brilliant diplomat, wild but brave, and ultimately st...
€19,95*
Vienna : How the City of Ideas Created the Modern World

Vienna : How the City of Ideas Created the Modern World

Because the only way to avoid the distant relatives asking your about your relationship status during the holidays is to preemptively launch into a diatribe about the finer points of Viennese history...
€32,95*
American Prometheus : The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

American Prometheus : The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Kai Bird & Martin J. Sherwin Paperback 736 pages Physicist and polymath, as familiar with Hindu scriptures as he was with quantum mechanics, J. Robert Oppenheimer - director of the Manhattan Pro...
€17,95*
David Van Reybrouck Congo: The Epic History of a People

David Van Reybrouck

Congo: The Epic History of a People

David van Reybrouck Paperback 656 pages Hailed as "a monumental history . . . more exciting than any novel" (NRC Handelsblad),David van Reybrouck's rich and gripping epic, in the tradition of Rob...
€16,95*
Kate Lister A Curious History of Sex

Kate Lister

A Curious History of Sex

Kate Lister Paperback 464 pages, Color illustrations throughout An eye-opening exploration of the weird and wonderful things human beings have done in pursuit (and denial) of the mighty orgasm, b...
€17,95*
Goodbye Eastern Europe : An Intimate History of a Divided Land

Goodbye Eastern Europe : An Intimate History of a Divided Land

Jacob Mikanowski Hardback 400 pages Eastern Europe is more than the sum total of its annexations, invasions and independence declarations. From the Baltics to the Balkans, from Prague to Kiev, t...
€28,95*
Stasiland : Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Stasiland : Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Anna Funder Paperback 304 pages In this classic work, Funder brings us the extraordinary stories of those who lived in East Germany. She meets Miriam, condemned as an enemy of the state at sixtee...
€14,95*
Leadership : Six Studies in World Strategy

Leadership : Six Studies in World Strategy

Henry Kissinger Hardback 528 pages Henry Kissinger analyses how six extraordinary leaders he has known have shaped their countries and the world'Leaders,' writes Henry Kissinger in this compell...
€32,95*
Figuring Out The Past: The 3,495 Vital Statistics that Explain World History

Figuring Out The Past: The 3,495 Vital Statistics that Explain World History

HardbackPeter Turchin What was history's biggest empire? Or the tallest building of the ancient world? What was the average life expectancy in medieval Byzantium? The average wage in Old Kingdom Egypt...
€18,95*
The Dress Diary of Mrs Anne Sykes

The Dress Diary of Mrs Anne Sykes

Kate Strasdin Paperback 320 pages The hidden fabric of a Victorian woman's life told through her unique scrapbook. In 1838, Anne Sykes was given a diary on her wedding day. Using it to collec...
€17,95*
A Short History of Queer Women

A Short History of Queer Women

Kirsty Loehr Paperback 208 pages No, they weren't 'just friends'!Queer women have been written out of history since, well, forever. 'But historians famously care about women!', said no one. Fro...
€12,95*
Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement

Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement

James Vincent Paperback 432 pages A revelatory and vibrant story of measurement which will make you look at the world around you anew. We measure rainfall and radiation, the depths of space ...
€17,95*
Antony Beevor Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921

Antony Beevor

Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921

Antony Beevor Paperback 592 pages, Integrated illustrations throughout and several maps Between 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the collapse of the Tsarist e...
€14,95*
Protest : Stories of Resistance : 1

Protest : Stories of Resistance : 1

Paperback 464 pages Whatever happened to British protest? For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Brit...
€16,95*
Red Roulette

Red Roulette

Desmond Shum Paperback 336 pages In the headline-making and bestselling tradition of Bill Browder's Red Notice comes a unique and incendiary memoir from an entrepreneur who rose to the zenith of...
€13,95*
God : An Anatomy

God : An Anatomy

Francesca Stavrakopoulou Paperback 608 pages Three thousand years ago, in the Southwest Asian lands we now call Israel and Palestine, a group of people worshipped a complex pantheon of deities, ...
€16,95*
America on Fire

America on Fire

Elizabeth Hinton Paperback 416 pages A radical reckoning with the racial inequality of America's past and present, by one of the country's leading scholars of policing and mass incarceration Bet...
€14,95*
Rule, Nostalgia : A Backwards History of Britain

Rule, Nostalgia : A Backwards History of Britain

Hannah Rose Woods Hardback 400 pages Britain is an island ruled by nostalgia, but nostalgia today isn't what it used to be... Longing to go back to the 'good old days' is nothing new. For hun...
€25,95*
Empire of Pain : The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Empire of Pain : The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

Patrick Radden Keefe Paperback 560 pages The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions - Harvard; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Oxford; the Louvre. They are one of the richest ...
€13,95*
Empires of the Normans

Empires of the Normans

Levi Roach Paperback 301 pages How did descendants of Viking marauders came to dominate Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East? It is a tale of ambitious adventures and fierce freeboot...
€22,95*
Dictators: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century

Dictators: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century

Frank DikötterPaperback A New Statesman, Financial Times and Economist Book of the Year 'Brilliant' NEW STATESMAN, BOOKS OF THE YEAR'Enlightening and a good read' SPECTATOR'Moving and perceptive' NE...
€14,95*
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