History

    Portraiture in South Asia since the Mughals: Art, Representation and History

    By Crispin Branfoot

    Hardback £66.21

    One of the most remarkable artistic achievements of the Mughal Empire was the emergence in the early seventeenth century of portraits of identifiable individuals, unprecedented in both South Asia and the Islamic world.

    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...

    Always in the Thick of it: A Chronology of the 46 Division

    By David C Wallace

    Paperback £29.99

    A Chronology of the service with the R.A.F.R. from 1948. to 1958

    The Taliban Reader: War, Islam and Politics

    Paperback £21.21

    A comprehensive sourcebook for scholars and students of Islamist political movements

    The Blue Arena

    By Bob Spurdle

    Paperback £7.83

    RCP 9: Simples and Rarities Suitable and Honourable to the College

    By Anonymous

    Paperback £9.66

    The Royal College of Physicians celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2018, and to observe this landmark is publishing this series of ten books. Each of the books focuses on fifty themed elements that have contributed to making the RCP what it is today, together adding up to 500 reflections on...

    Historici graeci minores 2 Volume Set

    Hardback £55.56

    This two-volume edition with Latin commentary of the surviving fragments of the works of minor Greek historians was published in 1870-1.

    A James Connolly Reader

    By James Connolly

    Paperback £12.65

    A stirring collection of James Connolly''s most important speeches and writing.

    Last Words to Girls

    By Maria Grey

    Paperback £23.69

    In this 1889 work, the educationalist and feminist Maria Grey looks back, offering to the young 'the results of her life's thought and experience', and endeavouring to help late-Victorian school-leavers answer the questions 'Where are we going? What was the object of all this school work?'

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