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The Fires of Lust : Sex in the Middle Ages

Katherine Harvey Paperback 296 pages The medieval humoral system of medicine suggested that it was possible to die from having too much - or too little - sex, while the Roman Catholic Church taug...
€16,95*

Michael Pye

Antwerp: The Glory Years (Paperback)

Paperback 288 pages This rich history of Antwerp was a Times Book of the Year and Radio 4 Book of the WeekEven before Amsterdam there was a dazzling North Sea port at the hub of the known world: t...
€16,95*

Ashes and Stones : A Scottish Journey in Search of Witches and Witness

Allyson Shaw Hardback 304 pages It's summer. I stand where perhaps Ellen stood, in this ground thick with new thistle and long grass. She would have ken this coast in all weathers: in the sum...
€24,95*

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*

Femina: A New History of the Middle Ages, Through the Women Written Out of It

Janina Ramirez Paperback The middle ages are seen as a bloodthirsty time of Vikings, saints and kings: a patriarchal society which oppressed and excluded women. But when we dig a little deeper ...
€19,95*

Sinclair McKay

Berlin: Life and Loss in the City That Shaped the Century

Hardback Sinclair McKay To anyone who knows Berlin a little and is fascinated by it, but would like to understand it better, this is a wonderful aid' David Aaronovitch, The Times Throughout the tw...
€25,95*

The Journey of Humanity : The Origins of Wealth and Inequality

The Origins of Wealth and Inequality Paperback 304 pages A landmark, radically uplifting account of our species' progress from one of the world's pre-eminent thinkers - with breakthrough insights...
€18,95*

Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

Candace Fleming Paperback 416 pages Perfect for anyone playing the Six soundtrack on repeat who wants to discover more about the six wives of Henry VIII! This is an edge-of-your-seat reimagining...
€14,95*

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*

Endless Flight : The Life of Joseph Roth

Keiron Pim Hardback 544 pages The first English language biography of the great European writer Joseph Roth, exploring his genius and his tragic life story, lived in the shadow of war. The brill...
€32,95*

John Barton

A History of the Bible

John BartonPaperback WINNER OF THE 2019 DUFF COOPER PRIZEA SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'With emotional and psychological insight, Barton unlocks this sleeping giant of our culture. In the process, he has ...
€16,95*

The Siege of Loyalty House : A new history of the English Civil War

Jessie Childs Hardback 336 pages It was a time of climate change and colonialism, puritans and populism, witch hunts and war. A greater proportion of the British population died in the civil ...
€32,95*

The Wrath to Come : Gone with the Wind and the Lies America Tells

Sarah Churchwell Hardback 464 pages Sarah Churchwell examines one of the most enduringly popular stories of all time, Gone with the Wind, to help explain the divisions ripping the United States ...
€35,95*

The Holocaust : An Unfinished History

Dan Stone Hardback 464 pages An authoritative, revelatory new history of the Holocaust, from one of the leading scholars of his generationThe Holocaust is much-discussed, much-memorialized and m...
€29,95*

The Road : A Story of Romans and Ways to the Past

Christopher Hadley Hardback 320 pages Have you ever heard the march of legions on a lonely country road? For two thousand years, the roads the Romans built have determined the flow of ideas and ...
€25,95*

The Strange Affair of Madeleine Smith : Victorian Scotland's Trial of the Century

Douglas MacGowan Paperback 256 pages Discover the true story of Victorian Scotland's trial of the century. It was a case that rocked Victorian society. Emile L'Angelier was a working-class immig...
€13,95*

Princes of the Renaissance

Mary Hollingsworth Paperback 448 pages A beautifully illustrated history of the Renaissance told through the lives of its most important and influential patrons. 'Exceptionally sumptuous... This...
€19,95*

The Ottomans : Khans, Caesars and Caliphs

Marc David Baer Paperback 560 pages The Ottoman Empire has long been depicted as the Islamic-Asian antithesis of the Christian-European West. But the reality was starkly different: the Ottomans' ...
€16,95*

Indigenous Continent : The Epic Contest for North America

Pekka Hamalainen Hardback 592 pages American history and self-understanding have long depended on the notion of a "colonial America", an era that-according to prevailing accounts-laid the founda...
€39,95*

Mobilising Hate

Martin Davidson Paperback 404 pages In this radical new perspective on the Holocaust, Davidson challenges popular understanding and existing histories of the Holocaust. He does this in three m...
€22,95*

The Library : A Fragile History

Arthur der Weduwen & Andrew Pettegree Paperback 528 pages Famed across the known world, jealously guarded by private collectors, built up over centuries, destroyed in a single day, ornamented wit...
€14,95*

Blood and Power : The Rise and Fall of Italian Fascism

John Foot Hardback 432 pages One hundred years after the rise to power of Fascism in Italy, John Foot's bracing and bold Blood and Power vividly recreates the on-the-ground experience of life un...
€32,95*

Queens : Women Who Ruled, from Ancient Egypt to Buckingham Palace

Abbeville Press Hardback 336 pages This tiny yet majestic volume introduces us to some 250 queens who ruled in their own right - who were crowned as the sovereigns of their countries or, in some ...
€13,95*

Lady Sapiens : Breaking Stereotypes About Prehistoric Women

Thomas Cirotteau, Jennifer Kerner & Eric Pincas Paperback 240 pages 45,000 years ago, rare and precious statues of faceless women with hourglass figures, sturdy hips and generous breasts surfaced...
€16,95*
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