Books by Publisher: Oxford University Press

    La Debacle

    By Emile Zola

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    La Debacle is the penultimate novel in Zola's great Rougon-Macquart cycle. A stirring account of profound friendship between two soldiers from opposite ends of the class divide during the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune of 1870-1.

    Sin of Abbe Mouret

    By Emile Zola

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The Sin of Abbe Mouret is the fifth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series. It follows Serge Mouret, a young priest, aspiring to perfect purity and sanctity. An illness leaves him with amnesia, and no longer knowing he is a priest, he falls in love with his nurse. Together they roam...

    Dinosaurs: A Very Short Introduction

    By David Norman

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    David Norman discusses some of the most fascinating and iconic creatures to walk our Earth. Introducing the different famillies of dinosaurs, he discusses how they were first discovered and interpreted, and looks at how scientific break-throughs have changed our understanding of dinosaurs over the years.

    Heredity: A Very Short Introduction

    By John Waller

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    John Waller describes the changing ideas concerning heredity from antiquity to the modern biological understanding, considering both the efforts over the centuries to identify the physiological mechanisms involved and how views of heredity have been used to justify or condemn inequalities of class, gender, and race.

    Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

    By Andreas Onnerfors

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    Freemasonry is one of the oldest and most widespread voluntary organizations in the world. Andreas OEnnerfors sorts the facts from the colourful fictions surrounding this organization and outlines how the organization works, its rituals and symbols, its values, and the work it does in modern society.

    Geoffrey Chaucer

    By David Wallace

    Hardback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, exploring the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature.

    1517: Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation

    By Peter Marshall

    Hardback £12.65

    Did Martin Luther really post his 95 Theses to the Wittenberg Castle Church door in October 1517? Probably not, says Reformation historian Peter Marshall. But though the event might be mythic, it became one of the great defining episodes in Western history, a symbol of religious freedom of conscience which...

    War of the Worlds

    By H. G. Wells

    Paperback £6.65

    In The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells invented the myth of invasion from outer space. Martians land near London, conquering all before them, and ruin the metropolis; the fate of civilization and even of the human race remains in doubt until the very last.

    Foot in the River

    By Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Compared to other animals, the way humans live - our manners, morals, habits, experiences, relationships, technology, values - changes at a bewildering speed. Why is this? Felipe Fernandez-Armesto offers some revolutionary answers to this fundamental question about our species - and speculates on what they mean for our future.

    Porter, Steward, Citizen

    By Royal A. Christian

    Hardback £22.69

    In 1919, Royal Christian privately published a memoir based on his experiences in World War I as a professional valet for Colonel Moorhead C. Kennedy in Paris and London. This narrative is a unique contribution to the history of African American men in WWI. However, the book has been lost...

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