History

    Imperial Control in Cyprus

    By Antigone Heraclidou

    Hardback Save £7.14 = £56.86

    Scholarly study of the use of education as a tool of imperial control in British Protectorate Cyprus

    Secret War for China

    By Panagiotis Dimitrakis

    Hardback Save £8.79 = £66.21

    In 1927, Chiang Kai-shek - the head of China's military academy and leader of the Kuomintang KMT - began the 'northern expeditions' to bring China's northern territories back under the control of the state.

    Mortal Wounds: The Human Skeleton as Evidence for Conflict in the Past

    By Martin Smith

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Overview of the value of skeletal remains as evidence for past conflicts

    Churchill and Fisher

    By Barry Gough

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    A brilliant study of leadership under crisis

    Darkening Age

    By Catherine Nixey

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Armageddon and Paranoia

    By Rodric Braithwaite

    Hardback £17.46

    In 1945, the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and old ideas of warfare came to an end. This book tells how the power of the atom was harnessed to produce weapons capable of destroying human civilisation. There were few villains in the story. On both sides of the Iron...

    Richard III: Brother, Protector, King

    By Chris Skidmore

    Hardback £17.46

    A study in power - a fresh biography of Richard III by 'one of our brightest young historians' David Starkey

    How to Listen to Jazz

    By Ted Gioia

    Paperback Save £3.14 = £10.85

    An acclaimed music scholar presents an accessible introduction to the art of listening to jazz

    Lenin 2017: Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through

    By Slavoj Zizek

    Hardback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Zizek shows why Lenin's thought is still important today

    Civil War London

    By David Flintham

    Paperback Save £4.32 = £12.63

    A history of London during the English Civil Wars, including a guide to sites today.

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