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Jonathan Holslag World Politics Since 1989

Jonathan Holslag

World Politics Since 1989

Jonathan Holslag Paperback 432 pages 1989 ushered in a new age of freedom and prosperity. Thirty years later, the golden era is over. What went wrong? How did the age of globalization - of growin...
€23,95*
Spies : The epic intelligence war between East and West

Spies : The epic intelligence war between East and West

Calder Walton Paperback 625 pages Espionage, election meddling, disinformation, assassinations, subversion, and sabotage - all attract headlines today about Putin's dictatorship. But they are fa...
€22,95*
The Escape Artist : The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World

The Escape Artist : The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World

Jonathan Freedland Paperback 416 pages April 1944. Nineteen-year-old Rudolf Vrba and fellow inmate Fred Wetzler became two of the very first Jews to successfully escape Auschwitz. Evading the th...
€13,95*
The Hated Cage

The Hated Cage

Nicholas Guyatt Paperback 432 pages Buried in the history of our most famous jail, a unique story of captivity, violence and race. It's 1812 - Britain and America are at war. British redcoats to...
€16,95*
Once Upon a Time World

Once Upon a Time World

Jonathan Miles Paperback 455 pages In 1835, Lord Brougham founded Cannes, introducing bathing and the manicured lawn to the wilds of the Mediterranean coast. Today, much of that shore has beco...
€19,95*
Young Queens : Three Renaissance Women and the Price of Power

Young Queens : Three Renaissance Women and the Price of Power

Leah Redmond Chang Paperback 512 pages Sixteenth-century Europe: Renaissance masters paint the ceilings of Florentine churches, kings battle for control of the Continent, and the Reformation for...
€22,95*
Portable Magic : A History of Books and their Readers

Portable Magic : A History of Books and their Readers

Emma Smith Paperback 352 pages Most of what we say about books is really about the words inside them: the rosy nostalgic glow for childhood reading, the lifetime companionship of a much-loved no...
€14,95*
The Young Alexander

The Young Alexander

Alex Rowson Paperback 512 pages This is an astonishing new account of Alexander the Great - one of the most important figures of the ancient world, whose earlier years have until now been a mys...
€14,95*
Dressed For War

Dressed For War

Julie Summers Paperback 416 pages Dressed For War: The Story of Audrey Withers, Vogue editor extraordinaire from the Blitz to the Swinging Sixties is the untold story of our most iconic fashion ...
€13,95*
Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait

Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait

Gyles Brandreth Hardback 576 pages Gyles Brandreth first met the Queen in 1968, when he was twenty. Over the next fifty years he met her many times, both at public and at private events. Thro...
€32,95*
Migrants : The Story of Us All

Migrants : The Story of Us All

Sam Miller Hardback 448 pages Humans are, in fundamental ways, a migratory species, more so than any other land mammal. For most of our existence , we were all nomads, and some of us still are...
€32,95*
Stranger in the Shogun's City

Stranger in the Shogun's City

Amy Stanley Paperback 352 pages Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2020, a vivid work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman in Edo - now known as Tokyo - and a port...
€13,95*
Putin's Wars : From Chechnya to Ukraine

Putin's Wars : From Chechnya to Ukraine

Mark Galeotti Hardback 384 pages The prolific military chronicler and analyst Mark Galeotti has produced exactly the right book at the right time. - The TimesA new history of how Putin and his c...
€32,95*
TUTANKHAMUN

TUTANKHAMUN

Joyce Tyldesley Paperback 289 pages Pharaoh. Icon. Enigma. Lost for three thousand years, misunderstood for a century. A hundred years ago, a team of archaeologists in the Valley of the ...
€19,95*
Courtiers

Courtiers

Valentine Low Paperback 372 pages The gripping account of how the Royal family really operates from the man who has spent years studying them in his role as Royal correspondent for The Times. Va...
€19,95*
Endless Flight : The Life of Joseph Roth

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*
A Brief History of Motion

A Brief History of Motion

Tom Standage Paperback 272 pages The product of deep research, great intelligence and burnished prose . . . It is rare that I encounter a non-fiction author whose prose is so elegant that it ...
€13,95*
The Greeks: A Global History (Paperback)

The Greeks: A Global History (Paperback)

Professor Prof Roderick Beaton Paperback 608 pages The Greeks is a story which takes us from the archaeological treasures of the Bronze Age Aegean and myths of gods and heroes, to the politics o...
€16,95*
David Graeber The Dawn of Everything (Paperback)

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*
Three Epic Battles that Saved Democracy

Three Epic Battles that Saved Democracy

Stephen P. Kershaw Paperback 480 pages In 2022 it will be 2,500 years since the final defeat of the invasion of Greece by the Persian King Xerxes. This astonishing clash between East and West st...
€22,95*
Conquistadores: A New History

Conquistadores: A New History

PaperbackFernando Cervantes The 'conquistadores', the early explorers and settlers of Spanish America, have become the stuff of legends and nightmares. In their own time, they were glorified as heroi...
€19,95*
Michael Pye The Edge of the World: How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are

Michael Pye

The Edge of the World: How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are

Michael Pye Softback 400 pages This is a story of saints and spies, of fishermen and pirates, traders and marauders - and of how their wild and daring journeys across the North Sea built the worl...
€19,95*
1000 Years of Annoying the French

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 Playbook : A Story of Theatre, Democracy and the Making of a Culture War

The Playbook : A Story of Theatre, Democracy and the Making of a Culture War

James Shapiro Hardback 384 pages From the 'Winner of Winners' of the Baillie Gifford Prize, a timely and dramatic story of a utopian American experiment, and the self-serving politicians that eng...
€26,95*
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