History

    Seychelles Since 1770

    By Deryck Scarr

    Paperback £13.70

    A comprehensive history of the Seychelles, this volume traces its periods of colonisation by France and Britain, the immobile years of the twentieth century, the granting of independence in 1976, and the social changes precipitated by tourism in the late-1990s.

    For Orange and the States

    Paperback £14.43

    The Dutch Republic was one of the great European powers during the 17th and 18th centuries. Generally, the Dutch Republic was considered to have lost that status after the 1713 Peace of Utrecht; however, when the Republic entered the War of Austrian Succession in 1740, it was able to field...

    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.

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