Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You

by John Hamilton

On August 7th, 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out of the Anzac position at Gallipoli, they attempted to storm an extraordinarily strong ...

ISBN: 9780330422024

Binding: Paperback


Post-War Lies: Germany and Hitler's Long Shadow

by Scribe Publications

A German BestsellerPost-War Lies is a superb portrait of a torn generation: the Nazi party's youngest members, those born between 1919 and 1927, who were raised on an ideological diet of racism and militarism. A number of them - from Pope ...

ISBN: 9781925106145

Binding: Paperback


Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 The

by Clark Christopher

The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it ...

ISBN: 9780141027821

Binding: Paperback


The Archaeology of Jerusalem: From the Origins to the Ottomans

by Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300111958

Binding: Hardback


The Forgotten Soldier

by Guy Sajer

An international bestseller, this is a German soldier's first-hand account of life on Russian front during the second half of the Second World War. When Guy Sajer joins the infantry full of ideals in the summer of 1942, the German army is ...

ISBN: 9780304352401

Binding: Paperback


The Great Train Robbery

Crime of the Century: The Definitive Account

by Nick Russell-Pavier & Stewart Richards

In the early hours of Thursday 8th August 1963 at rural Cheddington in Buckinghamshire, 2.6 million ( 50 million today) in unmarked 5, 1 and 10-shilling notes was stolen from the Glasgow to London nightmail train in a daring and brilliantly ...

ISBN: 9780297864394

Binding: Hardback


Ugly Renaissance, The

by Random House UK

Featuring the beauties of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, combined with the dark and hidden side of the Renaissance, by an acclaimed historian and expert in the period. Renowned as an age of artistic rebirth, the Renaissance is cloaked with ...

ISBN: 9780099579472

Binding: Paperback


When Britain Burned the White House

The 1814 Invasion of Washington

by Peter Snow

In August 1814 the United States' army is defeated in battle by an invading force just outside Washington DC. The US president and his wife have just enough time to pack their belongings and escape from the White House before the enemy enters.

ISBN: 9781848546134

Binding: Paperback


When Wall Street Met Main Street: The Quest for an Investors' Democracy

by Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674417021

Binding: Paperback


Wild Women History's female rebels, radicals & revolutionaries

by Pamela Robson

Wild Women details the lives and deeds of some of the most extraordinary women in history. Trailblazers, hell-raisers and firebrands, these women showed a level of daring and disregard for traditional gender roles completely atypical of their ...

ISBN: 9781741966329

Binding: Paperback / softback


Digger Smith and Australia's Great War Ordinary name - extraordinary stories

by Peter Stanley

Smiths were among the first men to land at Gallipoli. Smiths fought and died at Pozieres, Bullecourt and Passchendaele. Smiths were wounded - and treated by doctors and nurses named Smith. At home, Smiths penned patriotic doggerel and spoke ...

ISBN: 9781741966800

Binding: Hardback


Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims

by Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300117202

Binding: Hardback


Scarlett's Women

'Gone With the Wind' and its Female Fans

by Helen Taylor

One of the most successful books ever published and the basis of one of the most popular and highly praised Hollywood films of all time, Gone with the Wind has entered world culture in a way that few other stories have. Seventy-five years on from ...

ISBN: 9780349005119

Binding: Paperback / softback


The Bourgeois Between History and Literature

by Franco Moretti

The bourgeois ... Not so long ago, this notion seemed indispensable to social analysis; these days, one might go years without hearing it mentioned. Capitalism is more powerful than ever, but its human embodiment seems to have vanished.

ISBN: 9781781683040

Binding: Paperback / softback



A True Story of War, Love, and Survival

by Dean King

In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing complete annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers. Rather than surrender, 86,000 Communists embarked on an epic journey, the likes of which had never ...

ISBN: 9780316167086

Binding: Hardback


A Strange Business

by James Hamilton

Britain in the nineteenth century saw a series of technological and social changes which continue to influence and direct us today. Its reactants were human genius, money and influence, its crucibles the streets and institutions, its catalyst ...

ISBN: 9781848879249

Binding: Hardback


Another Politics: Talking across Today's Transformative Movements

by University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520279025

Binding: Paperback


Eaten by a Giant Clam Great Adventures in Natural Science

by Joseph Cummins

The history of natural science across its many disciplines, including zoology, botany, geology or even malacology (the study of molluscs) is often a case of truth being stranger than fiction. There are countless stirring, occasionally alarming, ...

ISBN: 9781741967531

Binding: Hardback


The Deadly Sisterhood

A story of Women, Power and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance

by Leonie Frieda

The book is one of drama on a grand scale, a Renaissance epic, as Christendom emerged from the shadows of the calamitous 14th century. The sweeping tale involves inspired and corrupt monarchs, the finest thinkers, the most brilliant artists and ...

ISBN: 9780297852087

Binding: Hardback


The Field of Cloth of Gold

by Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300148862

Binding: Hardback