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The Week : A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who We Are

The Week : A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who We Are

David M. Henkin Paperback / softback 288 pages, 8 b-w illus. An investigation into the evolution of the seven-day week and how our attachment to its rhythms influences how we live "[Henkin] scou...
€19,95*
Dan Jones Summer of Blood : The Peasants' Revolt of 1381

Dan Jones

Summer of Blood : The Peasants' Revolt of 1381

Dan Jones Paperback 288 pages Revolt and upheaval in medieval Britain by a brilliant new narrative historian, 'Summer of Blood' breaks new ground in its portrayal of the personalities and politi...
€14,95*
The Curtain and the Wall : A Modern Journey Along Europe's Cold War Border

The Curtain and the Wall : A Modern Journey Along Europe's Cold War Border

Timothy Phillips Paperback 480 pages An epic journey across 5,000 kilometres and through eight decades, to tell a new story about the old Cold War faultlinesWith the fall of the Berlin Wall, it ...
€14,95*
Fanny and Stella : The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England

Fanny and Stella : The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England

Neil McKenna Paperback 416 pages London, April 1870: Fanny and Stella were no ordinary Victorian women. They were young men who liked to dress as women: Frederick Park and Ernest Boulton. Stella...
€17,95*
Rogues : True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks

Rogues : True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks

Patrick Radden Keefe Paperback 368 pages From the prize-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Say Nothing and Empire of Pain, twelve enthralling stories of skulduggery and intrigue by on...
€14,95*
Footmarks : A Journey Into our Restless Past

Footmarks : A Journey Into our Restless Past

Jim Leary Hardback 288 pages On paths, roads, seas, in the air, and in space - there has never been so much human movement. In contrast we think of the past as static, 'frozen in time'. But archa...
€24,95*
A History of Delusions: The Glass King, a Substitute Husband and a Walking Corpse

A History of Delusions: The Glass King, a Substitute Husband and a Walking Corpse

Victoria Shepherd Softback 352 pages he King of France - thinking he was made of glass - was terrified he might shatter...and he wasn't alone. After the Emperor met his end at Waterloo, an epidem...
€14,95*
Foreign Bodies : Pandemics, Vaccines and the Health of Nations

Foreign Bodies : Pandemics, Vaccines and the Health of Nations

Simon Schama Paperback 480 pages Cities and countries engulfed by panic and death, desperate for vaccines but fearful of what inoculation may bring. This is what the world has just gone through ...
€22,95*
King : The Life of Martin Luther King

King : The Life of Martin Luther King

Jonathan Eig Paperback 688 pages The compelling story of Martin Luther King's life and achievements has become simplified and domesticated in a way that fails to do full justice to his radical v...
€19,95*
Pathogenesis : How germs made history

Pathogenesis : How germs made history

Jonathan Kennedy Paperback 375 pages Humans did not make history - we played host. According to the accepted narrative of progress, a few great humans have bent the arc of history. But in thi...
€22,95*
Say Nothing : A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Say Nothing : A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe Paperback 528 pages One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would ha...
€14,95*
In the Shadows

In the Shadows

Michael Ashcroft Hardback 464 pages With a Foreword by Lord Hague of Richmond The Intelligence Corps is one of the smallest and most secretive elements of the British Army. It has existed in...
€32,95*
Forgotten Women

Forgotten Women

Zing Tsjeng Hardback 592 pages Forgotten Women reaches around the world and its history to rediscover, retell and reinstate the lives of over 190 important and significant women. From Neolithic ...
€39,95*
France: An Adventure History

France: An Adventure History

Graham Robb Paperback 544 pages Original, knowledgeable and endlessly entertaining, France: An Adventure History is an unforgettable journey through France from the first century BC to the prese...
€14,95*
Madame Fourcade's Secret War

Madame Fourcade's Secret War

Lynne Olson Paperback 448 pages The little-known true story of the woman who headed the largest spy network in Vichy France during World War II. In 1941, a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a youn...
€14,95*
Sinclair McKay The Fire and the Darkness : The Bombing of Dresden, 1945

Sinclair McKay

The Fire and the Darkness : The Bombing of Dresden, 1945

Sinclair McKay Hardback 400 pages A gripping work of narrative nonfiction recounting the history of the Dresden Bombing, one of the most devastating attacks of World War II. On February 13th,...
€42,95*
The Salt Roads : How Fish Made a Culture

The Salt Roads : How Fish Made a Culture

John Goodlad Hardback 272 pages This is the extraordinary story of how salt fish from Shetland became one of the staple foods of Europe, powered an economic boom and inspired artists, writers ...
€23,95*
Holy Waters : Searching for the sacred in a glass

Holy Waters : Searching for the sacred in a glass

Tom Morton Paperback 272 pages Waters of life. Distilled spirits of all kinds have borne that name, in various tongues, since time immemorial. Aqua vita. Eau de vie. Uisge Beatha. Tom Morton ...
€19,95*
Wild Women : A collection of first-hand accounts from female explorers

Wild Women : A collection of first-hand accounts from female explorers

Mariella Frostrup Softback 544 pages A collection of the greatest women's travel writing selected by journalist and presenter Mariella Frostrup. From Constantinople to Crimea; from Antarctica to ...
€25,95*
Personality and Power : Builders and Destroyers of Modern Europe

Personality and Power : Builders and Destroyers of Modern Europe

Ian Kershaw Hardback 512 pages One of the great historians of our age asks: how far can a single leader alter the course of history?The modern era saw the emergence of individuals who had comman...
€39,95*
The Trouble with Taiwan : History, the United States and a Rising China

The Trouble with Taiwan : History, the United States and a Rising China

Kerry Brown & Kalley Wu Tzu Hui Paperback 288 pages An important and timely guide to one of the most dangerous potential flashpoints for future conflict between the West and China....
€16,95*
Simon Sebag Montefiore The Romanovs : The Story of Russia and its Empire 1613-1918

Simon Sebag Montefiore

The Romanovs : The Story of Russia and its Empire 1613-1918

Simon Sebag Montefiore Paperback 736 pages The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality...
€19,95*
The Medici

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...
€19,95*
Time's Monster: History, Conscience and Britain's Empire

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

Priya Satia Paperback 384 pages For generations, the history of the British empire was written by its victors. British historians' accounts of conquest guided the consolidation of imperial rule i...
€14,95*
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