European history

    1914 The Year The World Ended

    By Paul Ham

    Paperback £10.25

    In this searing indictment of the rationale behind the First World War, Paul Ham argues that European leaders did not `sleepwalk' into war, but that they fully accepted and understood the consequences of the decisions they were making.

    Simon de Montfort and the Rise of the English Nation

    By Darren Baker

    Paperback £8.45

    Simon de Montfort's combination of charisma, determination, and fearlessness made him one of the greatest men of his age. This new biography marks 750 years since Montfort established the earliest forerunner of our modern parliament.

    Short History of the Crimean War

    By Trudi Tate

    Paperback £9.05

    The Crimean War 1853-1856 was the first conflict to be reported first-hand in newspapers, painted by official war artists, recorded by telegraph and photographed by camera. In this book, Trudi Tate discusses the ways in which this novel representation itself became part of the modern 'war machine'.

    Women in Britain: Voices and Perspectives from Twentieth Century History

    By Janet H. Howarth

    Paperback £14.86

    This anthology of original sources is accompanied by state-of-the-art historiography, and includes an introductory survey providing an accessible overview and analysis of key questions, including the relationship between 'first', 'second' and 'third' wave feminism in Britain.

    Viceroys

    By Christopher Lee

    Hardback £20.46

    Viceroys tells the important story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs and the role it played in the shaping of the modern British identity.

    A Short History of the Reformation

    By Helen Parish

    Paperback £9.05

    Martin Luther pinned his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of All Saints' Church in Wittenberg he shattered foundations of western Christendom. The Reformation of doctrine and practice that followed Luther's seismic action, and protest against sale of indulgences, fragmented the Church and overturned previously accepted certainties and priorities.

    Learn Latin from the Romans: A Complete Introductory Course Using Textbooks from the Roman Empire

    By Eleanor Dickey

    Paperback £23.58

    The only introductory Latin textbook to use texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners, presented in one volume.

    Other Side of the Wire Volume 3

    By Ralph Whitehead

    Hardback £35.46

    Volume 3 carries the story of the XIV Reserve Corps through the momentous Battle of the Somme and into 1917 - a period of transition for the German Army. The old tactics and strategy of trench warfare would undergo great changes, as the German Army was transformed from a military...

    Finnish Bomber Colours 1939-1945

    By Kari Stenman

    Hardback £23.46

    Describes in detail Finnish Air Force bombers used during World War II, illustrating camouflage and markings of the aircraft obtained from the USA, Netherlands, Germany, UK and USSR.

    Dea Senuna

    By Ralph Jackson

    Paperback £33.66

    The hoard of Roman-British temple treasure discovered at Ashwell in 2002, provides fascinating new insights into the ritual of Roman religion

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