This website uses cookies for analytical and functional purposes.

Trustpilot
MENU
Need Help?
Compare Selected 0

History: specific events & topics

Show Navigation
  • Bolton's Industrial Heritage cover photo

    Bolton's Industrial Heritage [9780750944427]

    Bolton was built on the cotton industry with, at its peak, over 200 mills in the town: the last closed in 2002 after a gradual decline throughout the …

    rrp: £12.99
    £11.39
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State cover photo

    Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State [9780141980355]

    Today, everybody seems to agree that something has gone badly wrong with the British welfare state. This major new history tells the story of one the …

    rrp: £9.99
    £7.70
    Not currently available.
  • Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea cover photo

    Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea [9781847247766]

    Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical compendiums, the focus of this book is on the…

    rrp: £14.99
    £14.04
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, 1917 cover photo

    Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, 1917 [9780099592426]

    Selected as a Book of the Year in the Telegraph and Evening Standard [The] centenary will prompt a raft of books on the Russian Revolution. They will…

    rrp: £9.99
    £8.73
    Not currently available.
  • Charles Booth's London Poverty Maps cover photo

    Charles Booth's London Poverty Maps [9780500022290]

    In the late nineteenth century, Charles Booth's landmark social and economic survey found that 35 percent of Londoners were living in abject poverty. …

    rrp: £49.95
    £42.42
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Christmas Cornucopia, A: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Traditions cover photo

    Christmas Cornucopia, A: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Traditions [9780241267738]

    The unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs. For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know…

    rrp: £9.99
    £7.45
    Add to Cart
    Delivery usually in 2-6 working days.
  • Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire cover photo

    Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire [9780571290901]

    As remarkable as Columbus and the conquistador expeditions, the history of Portuguese exploration is now almost forgotten. But Portugal's navigators c…

    rrp: £9.99
    £8.44
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture cover photo

    Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture [9781849046602]

    *** Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize*** In 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a 'coolie', the name the British gave to the million i…

    rrp: £12.99
    £9.39
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Country Boy: Growing Up in Norforlk 1940-60 cover photo

    Country Boy: Growing Up in Norforlk 1940-60 [9780750942478]

    Colin Miller chronicles developments of the 1940s and '50s through the eyes of a Norfolk schoolboy and teenager.

    rrp: £12.99
    £11.39
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Etty Hillesum: A Life Transformed cover photo

    Etty Hillesum: A Life Transformed [9781472972132]

    On 8 March 1941, a 27-year-old Jewish Dutch student living in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam made the first entry in a diary that was to become one of the mo…

    rrp: £16.99
    £14.38
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia cover photo

    From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia [9780241954669]

    Pankaj Mishra's provocative account of how China, India and the Muslim World are remaking the world in their own image - shortlisted for the Orwell Pr…

    rrp: £9.99
    £7.73
    Not currently available.
  • Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London cover photo

    Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London [9781472215345]

    Gin Glorious Gin is a vibrant cultural history of London seen through the prism of its most iconic drink. Leading the reader through the underbelly of…

    rrp: £10.99
    £9.93
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields cover photo

    Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields [9780099572282]

    Hitler's Furies is the untold story of the Holocaust. History has it that the role of women in Nazi Germany was to be the perfect Hausfrau and a loyal…

    rrp: £10.99
    £8.25
    Not currently available.
  • Horse: How the Horse Has Shaped Civilisations cover photo

    Horse: How the Horse Has Shaped Civilisations [9781904955368]

    Full of wisdom, passion and wonder, Horse is the utterly fascinating and enlightening story of horses and humans from the beginning of time to the p…

    rrp: £9.99
    £7.62
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • How Was It For You?: Women, Sex, Love and Power in the 1960s cover photo

    How Was It For You?: Women, Sex, Love and Power in the 1960s [9780241242377]

    A feeling that we could do whatever we liked swept through us in the 60s... The sexual revolution liberated a generation. But men most of all. We ten…

    rrp: £20.00
    £14.98
    Add to Cart
    Delivery usually in 2-6 working days.
  • In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 cover photo

    In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 [9780571269532]

    Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize As the Napoleonic wars raged, what was life really like for those left at home? Award-winning social historian …

    rrp: £14.99
    £11.40
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • Jerusalem on the Amstel: The Quest for Zion in the Dutch Republic cover photo

    Jerusalem on the Amstel: The Quest for Zion in the Dutch Republic [9781787380080]

    Seventeenth-century Amsterdam was a cosmopolitan `carnival of nations': French Huguenots, North African merchants, Spanish Moriscos-and Iberian New Ch…

    rrp: £20.00
    £14.36
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps cover photo

    KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps [9780349118666]

    Winner of the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Literary Prize and the Wolfson History PrizeIn March of 1933, a disused factory surrounded by barbed wire held …

    rrp: £14.99
    £14.04
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • London Made Us: A Memoir of a Shape-Shifting City cover photo

    London Made Us: A Memoir of a Shape-Shifting City [9781786892133]

    'London is a giant kaleidoscope, which is forever turning. Take your eye off it for more than a moment and you're lost.' Robert Elms has seen his …

    rrp: £9.99
    £8.44
    Add to Cart
    Delivery Usually In 6-15 Working Days
  • London: A Social History cover photo

    London: A Social History [9780140105933]

    'Roy Porter, a historian of formidable range, turns to urban history in this marvellously lucid, informative and passionate book...Porter's facts are …

    rrp: £14.99
    £11.32
    Not currently available.