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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*

A Short History of the World According Sheep

Sally Coulthard Paperback 320 pages, 50 integrated b&w From the plains of ancient Mesopotamia to the vast sheep farms of modern-day Australia, sheep have been central to the human story. Since ou...
€13,95*

David Graeber

The Dawn of Everything (Paperback)

David Graeber - David Wengrow Paperback 720 pages For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike - either free and equal, or thuggish and warlike. Civilizatio...
€16,95*

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*

China After Mao : The Rise of a Superpower

Frank Dikotter Paperback 416 pages In China After Mao, award-winning historian Frank Dik tter explores how the People s Republic of China was transformed from a backwater economy in the 1970s i...
€22,95*

Mary Beard

SPQR : A History of Ancient Rome

Paperback 608 pages Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to...
€14,95*

Command : The Politics of Military Operations from Korea to Ukraine

Sir Lawrence Freedman Hardback 608 pages Throughout history, the concept of command -- as both a way to achieve objectives and as an assertion of authority -- has been essential to military act...
€39,95*

Antony Beevor

Russia : Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921

Hardback 592 pages Between 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the collapse of the Tsarist empire. Many regard this savage civil war as the most influential event o...
€39,95*

Adriatic: A Concert of Civilizations at the End of the Modern Age

Robert D. Kaplan Hardback 352 pages, 1 map [An] elegantly layered exploration of Europe’s past and future . . . a multifaceted masterpiece.”—The Wall Street Journal “A lovely, personal...
€29,95*

The Story of Russia

Orlando Figes Hardback 368 pages From the great storyteller of Russia, a spellbinding account of the stories that have shaped the country's past - and how they can inform its present. No other c...
€32,95*

The Utopians

Anna Neima Paperback 320 pages Santiniketan-Sriniketan in India, Dartington Hall in England, Atarashiki Mura in Japan, the Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man in France, the Bruderho...
€14,95*

The Facemaker : One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I

Lindsey Fitzharris Hardback The poignant story of the visionary surgeon who rebuilt the faces of the First World War's injured heroes, and in the process ushered in the modern era of plastic surge...
€25,95*

The Medici

Mary Hollingsworth Paperback 480 pages, 1x24pp colour plates Wealthy bankers, wise politicians, patrons of the arts, glittering dukes... so runs the traditional telling of the story of the Med...
€15,95*

A Grand Tour of the Roman Empire by Marcus Sidonius Falx

Dr.Jerry Toner Hardback 304 pages Tour the Roman Empire at its height with Marcus Sidonius Falx and his amanuensis, Dr Jerry Toner. Travelling east, Falx explores the great cultural centre of Ath...
€21,95*

The Real Valkyrie : The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women

HardbackNancy Marie Brown In 2017, DNA tests revealed to the collective shock of many scholars that a Viking warrior in a high-status grave in Birka, Sweden, was actually a woman. The Real Valkyrie w...
€24,95*

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

SoftbackBarbara W. Tuchman The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of ch...
€16,95*

The Map of Knowledge : How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities

Softcover Violet Moller The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the journey taken by the ideas of three of the greatest scientists of antiquity - Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy - through seven cities an...
€13,95*

A (Very) Short History of Life On Earth : 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Chapters

Henry Gee Paperback 336 pages For billions of years, Earth was an inhospitably alien place - covered with churning seas, slowly crafting its landscape by way of incessant volcanic eruptions, the...
€13,95*

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*

A History of Masculinity : From Patriarchy to Gender Justice

Ivan Jablonka Hardback 368 pages A highly acclaimed, bestselling work from one of France's preeminent historiansWhat does it mean to be a good man? To be a good father, or a good partner? A good...
€32,95*

Brainwashed : A New History of Thought Control

Daniel Pick Hardback 368 pages In 1953, a group of prisoners of war who had fought against the communist invasion of South Korea were released. They chose - apparently freely - to move to Mao's ...
€25,95*
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