by Condon Matthew
by Clark Christopher
by Schneider Peter
On the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Wall, a legendary Berliner tells the inside story of the city. Over the last five decades, no other city has changed more than Berlin: divided in 1961, reunited in 1989, it has become Europe's most ...
''Gone With the Wind'' and its Female Fans
by Helen Taylor
by Heston Blumenthal
British gastronomy has a grand old tradition that has been lost over time. Now our most inventive chef is out to reclaim it. Heston Blumenthal, whose name is synonymous with cutting-edge cuisine, still finds his greatest source of inspiration in
by Peter Pedersen
This landmark publication commemorates the centenary of the Great War's Gallipoli campaign, 25 April 1915 to 9 January 1916. ANZAC Treasures approaches the subject of Gallipoli not only from a military perspective but also in terms of its social
Civil Rights and Black Politics in America Since 1941, Fourth Edition
by Steven F. Lawson
Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson’s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive ...
Searching for the Lost World of Africa''s Infamous Aristocrats
by Juliet Barnes
The Ghosts of Happy Valley is a mesmerising blend of travel narrative, social history and personal quest.Happy Valley was the name given to the Wanjohi Valley in the Kenya Highlands, where a small community of affluent, hedonistic white ...
by Lauro Martines
We think of the Renaissance as a shining era of human achievement--a pinnacle of artistic genius and humanist brilliance, the time of Shakespeare, Michelangelo, and Montaigne. Yet it was also an age of constant, harrowing warfare. Armies, not ...
by Alan Taylor
The 1944 Prison Diary
by Hans Fallada
‘I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.’ Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time of ‘inward ...
by Joan Beaumont
Winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History.'If you read only one book about Australia's experience of World War I ... make it Broken Nation, an account that joins the history of the war to the home front, and that ...
by CROUTIER ALEV LYTLE
by David Crane
The extraordinary and forgotten story of the building of the World War One cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable man, Fabian Ware. Before WWI, little provision was made for the burial of soldiers - they were often unceremoniously ...
by Helen Parish
In recent decades research into witchcraft and magic has expanded alongside a deepening understanding of early modern popular culture and belief. The result is a much more nuanced appreciation of how such beliefs were woven into the fabric of ...
by Mark Forsyth
In an age unhealthily obsessed with substance, this is a book on the importance of pure style, from the bestselling author of The Etymologicon and The Horologicon.From classic poetry to pop lyrics and from the King James Bible to advertising ...
by Simon Winchester
The bestselling author of ATLANTIC tells the extraordinary story of how America was united into a single nation. How did America become one single nation? What unified a growing number of disparate states into the modern country we recognise ...
by Darrell Lewis
by Hester Vaizey
by Silke-Maria Weineck
Theories of power have always been intertwined with theories of fatherhood: paternity is the oldest and most persistent metaphor of benign, legitimate rule. The paternal trope gains its strength from its integration of law, body, and affect-in ...