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Helgoland

Helgoland

Carlo Rovelli Paperback 208 pages A triumph. . . We are left in a world that is not disenchanted by science, but even more magical' Financial TimesIn June 1925, twenty-three-year-old Werner H...
€14,95*
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*
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 Canon of Flanders

The Canon of Flanders

Hardback 320 pages...
€40,00*
Catching up with the Past

Catching up with the Past

Michael Windross Paperback 266 pages...
€21,95*
A History of the Roman Empire in 21 Women

A History of the Roman Empire in 21 Women

Because when you asked your boyfriend how often he thinks about the Roman Empire, it turned out to be never....
€24,95*
Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

David Grann Paperback 352 pages WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FACT CRIME SHORTLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR ...
€12,95*
Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne

Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne

Katherine Rundell Paperback 352 pages John Donne lived myriad lives. Sometime religious outsider and social disaster, sometime celebrity preacher and establishment darling, Donne was incapable o...
€14,95*
Michael Pye Antwerp: The Glory Years (Paperback)

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...
€17,95*
Blood in the Machine : The Origins of the Rebellion Against Big Tech

Blood in the Machine : The Origins of the Rebellion Against Big Tech

Brian Merchant Hardback 496 pages The most urgent story in modern tech begins not in Silicon Valley but two hundred years ago in rural England, when workers known as the Luddites rose up rather ...
€32,95*
In Search Of Berlin : The Story of A Reinvented City

In Search Of Berlin : The Story of A Reinvented City

John Kampfer Paperback 400 pages Ever since John Kampfner was a young journalist in Communist East Berlin, he hasn't been able to get the city out of his mind. It is a place tortured by its past...
€22,95*
Femina

Femina

Janina Ramirez Paperback 464 pages An instant bestseller and one of the most celebrated history books of the year, Femina reveals the power and influence of medieval women who have been written ...
€17,95*
The Invention of Prehistory : Empire, Violence, and Our Obsession with Human Origins

The Invention of Prehistory : Empire, Violence, and Our Obsession with Human Origins

Stefanos Geroulanos Hardback 512 pages ooks about the origins of humanity dominate best-seller lists, while national newspapers present breathless accounts of new archaeological findings and spe...
€29,95*
Our Island Stories : Country Walks through Colonial Britain

Our Island Stories : Country Walks through Colonial Britain

Corinne Fowler Hardback 432 pages The countryside is cherished by many Britons. There is a depth of feeling about rural places, the moors and lochs, valleys and mountains, cottages and country h...
€32,95*
All the Rage : Power, Pain, Pleasure: Stories from the Frontline of Beauty 1860-1960

All the Rage : Power, Pain, Pleasure: Stories from the Frontline of Beauty 1860-1960

Virginia Nicholson Hardback 528 pages At the heart of this history is the female body. The century-span between the crinoline and the bikini witnessed more mutations in the ideal western woman's...
€32,95*
An African History of Africa : From the Dawn of Humanity to Independence

An African History of Africa : From the Dawn of Humanity to Independence

Zeinab Badawi Paperback For too long, Africa's history has been dominated by western narratives of slavery and colonialism, or simply ignored. Now, Zeinab Badawi sets the record straight. In th...
€22,95*
Battleground : 10 Conflicts that Explain the New Middle East

Battleground : 10 Conflicts that Explain the New Middle East

Christopher Phillips Hardback 320 pages The essential guide to geopolitics in the modern Middle East The Middle East is in crisis. The shocking events of the war in Gaza have rocked the entire ...
€24,95*
The Widow Clicquot : The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It

The Widow Clicquot : The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It

Tilar J Mazzeo Paperback 304 pages Veuve Clicquot champagne epitomizes glamour and style, with tribute paid everywhere from Lord Byron to Casablanca. But who was this young widow - the 'Veuve' - ...
€14,95*
The Last Days of the Ottoman Empire

The Last Days of the Ottoman Empire

Ryan Gingeras Paperback 368 pages The Ottoman Empire had been one of the major facts in European history since the Middle Ages. Stretching from the Adriatic to the Indian Ocean, the Empire was b...
€17,95*
The Light of Asia : A History of Western Fascination with the East

The Light of Asia : A History of Western Fascination with the East

Christopher Harding Hardback 464 pages This rich and enjoyable book by the acclaimed author of Japan Story explores the many ways in which Asia has influenced Europe and North America over centur...
€39,95*
The Mad Emperor : Heliogabalus and the Decadence of Rome

The Mad Emperor : Heliogabalus and the Decadence of Rome

Harry Sidebottom Paperback 352 pages On 8 June 218 AD, a fourteen-year-old Syrian boy, egged on by his grandmother, led an army to battle in a Roman civil war. Against all expectations, he was...
€14,95*
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*
The Celts

The Celts

Simon Jenkins Paperback 304 pages Who were the Celts? Were they a people, a civilisation, an empire, or a fiction of historical imagination? They flit as ghosts through Europe's ancient past, p...
€14,95*
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