2313 books (116 pages) in this category
How one French community saved thousands of lives in World War II
by Peter Grose
They kept their heads down, they kept their mouths shut and they stuck together to offer sanctuary and shelter to over 3500 Jews in their small villages in the isolated upper reaches of the Loire. This is one of the great modern stories of ...
by Marc Morris
This is the first major biography for a generation of a truly formidable king. Edward I is familiar to millions as 'Longshanks', conqueror of Scotland and nemesis of Sir William Wallace ('Braveheart'). Edward was born to rule England, but ...
by Ian C. Storey
<p>This newly updated second edition features wide-ranging, systematically organized scholarship in a concise introduction to ancient Greek drama, which flourished from the sixth to third century BC.</p> <ul> <li>Covers all three genres of ...
by Christine Lee
<p><i>A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides</i> offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and interpretation.</p> <p>? Presents an in-depth,
by Christopher J. Olsen
Europe in the Twentieth Century
by Richard Vinen
by Marc Van De Mieroop
Outlining the major political and cultural events, <i>A History of Ancient Egypt</i> is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture. <ul> <li>An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of ...
by Paul-Alain Beaulieu
by Jenni Murray
I was 10 years old when I came across Boadicea, and she became the first woman to make me realise that the designated future of a girl born in 1950 – to be sweet, domesticated, undemanding and super feminine – was not always realistic. BoadiceaAudio Book
by Jenni Murray
I was 10 years old when I came across Boadicea, and she became the first woman to make me realise that the designated future of a girl born in 1950 ? to be sweet, domesticated, undemanding and super feminine ? was not always realistic. BoadiceaAudio Book
by Timothy E. Gregory
This revised and expanded edition of the widely-praised <i>A History of Byzantium</i> covers the time of Constantine the Great in AD 306 to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. <ul> <li> <div>Expands treatment of the middle and later Byzantine ...
by Colin Heywood
Colin Heywood's rich account of childhood from the early Middle Ages to the First World War provides a concise and readable synthesis of the extensive literature on childhood. He gives a long-run historical perspective on the key dimensions to ...
by Morris Rossabi
<p>Capturing China?s past in all its complexity, this multi-faceted history portrays China in the context of a larger global world, while incorporating the narratives of Chinese as well as non-Chinese ethnic groups and discussing people ...
by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat
The story of cuisine and the social history of eating is a fascinating one, and Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat covers all its aspects in this classic history. <ul> <li>New expanded edition of a classic book, originally published to great critical ...
The Divided Nation
by Mary Fulbrook
<p>The fourth edition of <i>A History of Germany, 1918-2014: A Divided Nation</i> introduces students to the key themes of 20<sup>th</sup> century German history, tracing the dramatic social, cultural, and political tensions in Germany since ...
by Victor Parker
<p><i>A History of Greece: 1300</i>?<i>30 BC</i>, offers a comprehensive introduction to the foundational political history of Greece, from the late Mycenaean Age through to the death of Cleopatra VII, the last Hellenistic monarch of Egypt.</p> ...
by Burton Stein
This new edition of Burton Stein's classic <i>A History of India</i> builds on the success of the original to provide an updated narrative of the development of Indian society, culture, and politics from 7000 BC to the present. <ul type="disc">
by Conrad Totman
This is an updated edition of Conrad Totman?s authoritative history of Japan from c.8000 BC to the present day. <br /> <ul class="noindent"> <li>The first edition was widely praised for combining sophistication and accessibility.<br /> </li> ...
by Peter Bakewell
The updated and enhanced third edition of <i>A History of Latin America to 1825</i> presents a comprehensive narrative survey of Latin American history from the region's first human presence until the majority of Iberian colonies in America ...
by Andrew Marr
This engaging volume tells the story of how the great political visions and idealisms of Victorian Britain came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, celebrity, and self-gratification. It explains how in each decade, political leaders ...Audio Book