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

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

Antwerp: The Glory Years

HardbackMichael Pye A rich history of Antwerp from the author of the acclaimed bestseller The Edge of the WorldEven before Amsterdam there was a dazzling North Sea port at the hub of the known world: ...
€29,95

Muse : Uncovering the hidden figures behind art history's masterpieces

HardbackRuth Millington Meet the unexpected, overlooked and forgotten models of art history. Who was Picasso's 'Weeping Woman'? Why was Grace Jones covered in graffiti?How did Francis Bacon meet the ...
€19,95

The Bright Ages: A New History of Medieval Europe

HardbackMatthew Gabriele - David M. Perry A lively and magisterial popular history that refutes common misperceptions of the European Middle Ages, showing the beauty and communion that flourished alo...
€25,95

The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

SoftbackOrlando Figes The Europeans is richly enthralling, panoramic cultural history of nineteenth-century Europe, told through the intertwined lives of three remarkable people: a great singer, Pauli...
€16,95

Colonial Tales, Trails and Traces

Nicholas LewisPaperback...
€25,00

The Bookseller of Florence

PaperbackRoss King In the mid-1400s, Vespasiano da Bisticci's bookshop in Florence was said to contain all the wisdom of the world. Vespasiano and his team of scribes and illuminators produced exquis...
€19,95

A Brief History of Motion: From the Wheel to the Car to What Comes Next

PaperbackTom Standage From the New York Times bestselling author comes a timely and illuminating history of personal transportation, and how it has transformed the world we live in. Beginning around ...
€18,95

1000 Years of Annoying the French

PaperbackStephen Clarke NEW UPDATED EDITION Was the Battle of Hastings a French victory?Non! William the Conqueror was Norman and hated the French. Were the Brits really responsible for the death of ...
€14,95

The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company

SoftbackWilliam Dalrymple In August 1765 the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and forced him to establish a new administration in his richest provinces. Run by English merchants wh...
€14,95

Brazil Apart: 1964-2019

Hardback What does Brazil's lurch to the hard right under Jair Bolsonaro portend for Latin America's most populous society, and how has it come about? Perry Anderson, foremost observer of the Brazilia...
€21,95

A Village in the Third Reich: How Ordinary Lives Were Transformed By the Rise of Fascism

Julia Boyd & Angelika Patel Hardback Hidden deep in the Bavarian mountains lies the picturesque village of Oberstdorf - a place where for hundreds of years people lived simple lives while history ...
€32,95

Time's Monster: History, Conscience and Britain's Empire

Paperback Priya Satia For generations, the history of the British empire was written by its victors. British historians' accounts of conquest guided the consolidation of imperial rule in India, t...
€14,95

David Van Reybrouck

Congo: The Epic History of a People

Paperback David van Reybrouck Hailed as "a monumental history . . . more exciting than any novel" (NRC Handelsblad),David van Reybrouck's rich and gripping epic, in the tradition of Robert Hughes...
€16,95

A Curious History of Sex

Paperback Kate Lister An eye-opening exploration of the weird and wonderful things human beings have done in pursuit (and denial) of the mighty orgasm, based on the hit Twitter account @WhoresofYo...
€16,95

Man Who Invented Motion Pictures: A True Tale of Obsession, Murder and the Movies

Hardback Paul Fischer A Radio 4 Book of the Week. In 1888 Louis Le Prince shot the world's first motion picture in Leeds, England. In 1890, weeks before the public unveiling of his camera and proj...
€24,95

Persians: The Age of the Great Kings

PaperbackLloyd Llewellyn-Jones...
€19,95

Bloodlands

PaperbackTimothy Snyder A powerful and revelatory history book about the bloodlands - the lands that lie between Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Germany - where 14 million people were killed during the ...
€14,95

Borderland : A Journey Through the History of Ukraine

PaperbackAnna Reid A classic and vivid history of Ukraine'A fascinating and often violent odyssey, spanning more than 1,000 years of conflict and culture' Independent on SundayCentre of the first gre...
€14,95

The Bookseller of Florence

PaperbackDr Ross King The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildings - the dazzling handiwork of the city's artists and architects. But equally important were...
€14,95

The Future of Dinosaurs

PaperbackDavid Hone Palaeontologist Dr David Hone tells us everything we know about dinosaurs - and everything we don't yet know. We have made more discoveries about dinosaurs in the last 20 years th...
€19,95

France: An Adventure History

HardbackGraham Robb France: An Adventure History is a profoundly original and endlessly entertaining history of France, from the first century BC to the present day, based on countless new discoverie...
€29,95

The Stasi Poetry Circle (Hardback)

HardbackPhilip Oltermann The extraordinary true story of the Stasi's poetry club: Stasiland and The Lives of Others crossed with Dead Poets Society. Berlin, 1982. Morale is at rock bottom in East Ge...
€19,95

Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

PaperbackAndrew Scull This ambitious volume, worldwide in scope and ranging from antiquity to the present, examines the human encounter with Unreason in all its manifestations, the challenges it pose...
€19,95
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