c 1450/1500 to c 1700

    To Catch A King: Charles II\'s Great Escape

    By Charles Spencer

    Hardback £14.46

    How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?

    King's Pearl

    By Melita Thomas

    Hardback £14.46

    A re-examination of Henry VIII's eldest daughter, Mary, and her relationship with her father.

    Game of Queens

    By Sarah Gristwood

    Paperback £8.45

    A BBC History Magazine Book of the Year - the rise and fall of the women who ruled sixteenth-century Europe

    Jalayirids

    By Patrick Wing

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    This book examines the rise and collapse of Mongol rule in Iran and Iraq, and its revival by a family of sultans who claimed to be the rightful heirs to the Mongol khans. The Jalayirids offers a glimpse at a long overlooked but critical period in the history of the...

    Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human

    By Surekha Davies

    Paperback £19.94

    Surekha Davies examines how Renaissance illustrated maps shaped ideas about peoples of the Americas, revealing how mapmakers devised detailed images and descriptions that placed peoples within a hierarchy of civility and savagery. Davies shows how ideas about monstrosity were crucial for early modern ethnology and, consequently, for colonial expansion.

    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...

    King's Assassin

    By Benjamin Woolley

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    The scandalous story of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, lover - and murderer - of King James I.

    Mary, Queen of Scots

    By Jenny Wormald

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    A reissue of one of the classics of Scottish history

    House of Beaufort

    By Nathen Amin

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    Plague and Empire in the Early Modern Mediterranean World

    By Nukhet Varlik

    Paperback £21.89

    Using a wealth of archival and narrative sources, including medical treatises, hagiographies and travellers' accounts, as well as recent scientific research, this book is the first systematic scholarly study of the Ottoman experience of plague during the Black Death and in the following centuries.

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