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  • Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities cover photo

    Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities [9781782119074]

    At a time when political, environmental and social gloom can seem overpowering, this remarkable work offers a lucid, affirmative and well-argued case …

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  • Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism cover photo

    Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism [9780141192567]

    Vladimir Lenin created this hugely significant Marxist text to explain fully the inevitable flaws and destructive power of Capitalism: that it would l…

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  • Ships Of Heaven: The Private Life of Britain's Cathedrals cover photo

    Ships Of Heaven: The Private Life of Britain's Cathedrals [9780857523648]

    When Christopher Somerville, author of the The January Man ('a truly wonderful, uplifting book, bursting with life' - Nicholas Crane), set out to expl…

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  • Silver Shoals: Five Fish That Made Britain cover photo

    Silver Shoals: Five Fish That Made Britain [9781784740863]

    On these rain-swept islands in the North Atlantic man and fish go back a long way. Fish are woven through the fabric of the country's history: we depe…

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  • The Age of Decadence: Britain 1880 to 1914 cover photo

    The Age of Decadence: Britain 1880 to 1914 [9780099592242]

    `A riveting account of the pre-First World War years . . . The Age of Decadence is an enormously impressive and enjoyable read.' Dominic Sandbrook, Su…

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  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power cover photo

    The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power [9781781256855]

    THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The challenges to humanity posed by the digital future, the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form o…

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  • The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience cover photo

    The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience [9780141979212]

    A SUNDAY TIMES, THE TIMES, SPECTATOR, NEW STATESMAN, TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR'A richly panoramic exploration of the British experience of India ... hugel…

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  • A History of the World in Twelve Maps cover photo

    A History of the World in Twelve Maps [9780141034935]

    Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in it. But far from being purely scientific objects, ma…

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  • Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism cover photo

    Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism [9780141979984]

    Winner of the 2015 Bancroft Prize and the 2015 Philip Taft Prize Finalist for the 2015 Pulizter Prize for History and shortlisted for the 2015 Cundill…

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  • On the Menu: The World's Favourite Piece of Paper cover photo

    On the Menu: The World's Favourite Piece of Paper [9781783522422]

    Featuring interviews with world-renowned chefs Heston Blumenthal (The Fat Duck), Massimo Bottura (Osteria Francescana), Rene Redzepi (Noma), Michel Ro…

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  • Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World cover photo

    Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World [9781784702403]

    'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' Guardian With a death toll o…

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    Protestants: The Radicals Who Made the Modern World cover photo

    Protestants: The Radicals Who Made the Modern World [9780007465033]

    On the 500th anniversary of Luther's rebellion, this spectacular global history traces the revolutionary faith that shaped the modern world. Five hund…

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  • Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet cover photo

    Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet [9781846149382]

    'A thrilling celebration of lighthouses' i newspaperAn enthralling history of Britain's rock lighthouses, and the people who built and inhabited themL…

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  • Ship cover photo

    Ship [9780241298046]

    From the earliest dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians, to the most technologically advanced modern battleships and cruise-liners, thi…

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  • The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the  Titanic  and the End of the Edwardian Era cover photo

    The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era [9780008263164]

    In this original and meticulously-researched narrative history, Gareth Russell utilises the sinking of the Titanic , the ship of dreams, as a prism th…

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  • The Empire's New Clothes: The Myth of the Commonwealth cover photo

    The Empire's New Clothes: The Myth of the Commonwealth [9781849049467]

    In the wake of Brexit, the Commonwealth has been identified as an important body for future British trade and diplomacy, but few know what it actually…

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  • The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars cover photo

    The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars [9780099592853]

    'A masterpiece of social history' Daily Mail There is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a …

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  • The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? cover photo

    The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? [9780141024486]

    The no. 1 bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel explores the profound lessons that traditional societies offer us today. Over the p…

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  • Women Our History cover photo

    Women Our History [9780241353929]

    Re-examining history from a female perspective, this book celebrates the numerous important roles women have played in culture and society that are le…

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  • A Short History of Drunkenness cover photo

    A Short History of Drunkenness [9780241359242]

    A comic history of humankind's love affair with booze, from the Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of The Etymologicon Almost every culture on ear…

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