History

    A 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.

    Viva la Revolucion

    By Eric Hobsbawm

    Paperback £10.25

    Viva La Revolucion is Hobsbawm's magisterial work on Latin America, the fruit of forty years' writing about the continent.

    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.

    Life after Tragedy

    Paperback £20.00

    A collection of essays exploring the theological issues raised by the First World War, inspired by the noted wartime chaplain Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy.

    Gallipoli

    Hardback £29.46

    Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the...

    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.

    Japanese Anti-Submarine Aircraft in the Pacific War

    By Ryusuke Ishiguro

    Hardback £23.46

    Japanese anti-submarine aircraft of World War II are not well documented and this book is the first in English with full technical details of these historic aircraft and illustrations of their fascinating colour schemes.

    Iranian Expanse

    By Matthew P. Canepa

    Hardback £46.86

    The Iranian Expanse explores how kings in the ancient Iranian world utilized the built and natural environment-everything from royal cities and paradise gardens, to hunting enclosures and fire temples-to form and contest Iranian cultural memory, royal identity, and sacred cosmologies over a thousand years of history. Although scholars have often...

    Farewell to Bad Times

    By Zsolt Stanik

    Paperback £7.99

    The aim of this novella is to use the story of the Kalous and Hones families and other individuals to portray the lives of the myriads who lived in the period of communist totalitarianism in former Czechoslovakia that began roughly at the end of the Second World War and lasted...

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