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  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind cover photo

    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind [9780099590088]

    The global phenomenon. The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller. Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fr…

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  • The Silk Roads: A New History of the World cover photo

    The Silk Roads: A New History of the World [9781408839997]

    The No. 1 Sunday Times and international bestseller - a major reassessment of world history in light of the economic and political renaissance in the …

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  • The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World cover photo

    The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World [9781526607423]

    'All roads used to lead to Rome. Today, they lead to Beijing.' When 'The Silk Roads' was published in 2015, it became an instant classic. A major reas…

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  • History of the World Map by Map cover photo

    History of the World Map by Map [9780241226148]

    Much more than a history atlas, this book drops you right in the heart of the action, as 130 detailed maps tell the story of pivotal episodes in world…

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  • Stranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century cover photo

    Stranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century [9781780226576]

    'An illuminating work of massive insight' Alan Moore 'A sensational book. Heartily recommended' Rufus Hound It is the century about which we know too …

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  • The Best of Times Worst of Times: A History of Now cover photo

    The Best of Times Worst of Times: A History of Now [9781509847884]

    In the decades since the end of the Second World War, it has been widely assumed that the western model of liberal democracy and free trade is the way…

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  • The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World cover photo

    The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World [9780007553730]

    ***Shortlisted for the 2018 Cundill History Prize*** A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalizati…

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  • Age of Anger: A History of the Present cover photo

    Age of Anger: A History of the Present [9780241278130]

    How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS…

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  • The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World cover photo

    The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World [9781509812325]

    The Darkening Age is the largely unknown story of how a militant religion comprehensively and deliberately extinguished the teachings of the Classical…

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  • Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History [9781846148316]

    'He writes history like nobody else. He thinks like nobody else... He sees the world as a whole, with its limitless fund of stories' - Byan Appleyard,…

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  • The History Book cover photo

    The History Book [9780241225929]

    Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisatio…

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    Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress: As seen on TV cover photo

    Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress: As seen on TV [9781781259979]

    Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama Oscar Wilde said 'Life imi…

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  • The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916-1931 cover photo

    The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of Global Order 1916-1931 [9780141032184]

    This book is the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History Financial Times and New Statesman Books of the Year 2014. On the centenary of …

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  • World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age cover photo

    World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age [9780241289327]

    A truly global view of history covering over 350 of the world's most important turning points. Presented in a beautiful slipcase, this is an essential…

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  • Short History of Europe, A: From Pericles to Putin cover photo

    Short History of Europe, A: From Pericles to Putin [9780241352502]

    The first short, single-volume history of the continent, from the author of the bestselling A Short History of England. Europe is an astonishingly suc…

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  • Terry Jones' Medieval Lives cover photo

    Terry Jones' Medieval Lives [9780563522751]

    Was medieval England full of knights on horseback rescuing fainting damsels in distress? Were the Middle Ages mired in superstition and ignorance? Why…

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  • The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) [9780099546689]

    It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against …

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  • Written in History: Letters that Changed the World cover photo

    Written in History: Letters that Changed the World [9781474609180]

    WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal life. Acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore sele…

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  • Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History cover photo

    Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History [9780141976983]

    After decades of writing about European history, Norman Davies embarked upon an extended journey that took him round the world. He aimed to test his p…

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  • Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World cover photo

    Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World [9780141987910]

    Niall Ferguson's acclaimed bestseller on the highs and lows of Britain's empire Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red and Brita…

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