663 books (34 pages) in this category

China at War

Triumph and Tragedy in the Emergence of the New China 1937-1952

by Hans van de Ven

An authoritative account of the brutal wars that wracked China between 1937 and 1952, including China's war with Japan, the Chinese Civil War, and the Korean War, out of which New China and modern East Asia emerged. ...

ISBN: 9781781251942

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

China Hands

Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia

by James Lilley

ISBN: 9781586483432

Binding: Paperback

$26.99

China: A History

by John Keay

An accessible, authoritative single-volume narrative history of China, from the earliest times to the present day, designed both to engage the general reader and to challenge the horizons of the China specialist. Most histories of China appear ...

ISBN: 9780007221783

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Churchill's Secret War

The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II

by Madhusree Mukerjee

ISBN: 9780465024810

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

City on a Grid

How New York Became New York

by Gerard Koeppel

ISBN: 9780306825491

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Classics - Why It Matters

by Neville Morley

<p>Classics ought to be obsolete. Few today believe that learning Greek and Latin is the best training for the mind, or that the study of classical literature and art produces more cultivated, creative individuals. The claim that classical ...

ISBN: 9781509517930

Binding: Paperback

$21.95

Concorde

The Rise and Fall of the Supersonic Airliner

by Jonathan Glancey

A new and boldly original history of the iconic aircraft, by the bestselling author of <i>Spitfire: The Biography</i> and <i>Harrier. </i> ...

ISBN: 9781782391098

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Congo

by David van Reybrouck

FINALIST FOR THE CUNDILL PRIZE FOR HISTORY&#8216;Not only deserves the description &#8220;epic&#8221;, in its true sense, but the term &#8220;masterpiece&#8221; as well' Independent This gripping epic tells the story of one of the world's most ...

ISBN: 9780007562930

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Conquerors

How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire

by Roger Crowley

From the celebrated author of <i>Empires of the Sea, Conquerors</i> tells how the tiny country of Portugal set about exploring and conquering the world in the 16th Century. ...

ISBN: 9780571290901

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Conquest Of Gaul, The

by Julius Caesar

<i>'The enemy were overpowered and took to flight. The Romans pursued as far as their strength enabled them to run.'</i>Between 58 and 50 BC Julius Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by Belgium, France and Switzerland, and invaded ...

ISBN: 9780140444339

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Conquest Of New Spain, The

by Bernal Diaz Del Castillo

Vivid, powerful and absorbing, this is a first-person account of one of the most startling military episodes in history- the overthrow of Montezuma's doomed Aztec Empire by the ruthless Hernan Cortes and his band of adventurers. Bernal ...

ISBN: 9780140441239

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Coromandel

A Personal History of South India

by Charles Allen

ISBN: 9781408705391

Binding: Hardback

$65.00

Coveted Possession: The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia A

by Michael Atherton

<b>The intriguing cultural history of the piano in Australia</b><br><br>From the instruments that floated ashore at Sydney Cove in the late eighteenth century to the resurrection of derelict heirlooms in the streets of twenty-first-century ...

ISBN: 9781863959919

Binding: Paperback

$34.99

Crown of Blood (B Format)

by Nicola Tallis

<DIV><DIV><DIV><DIV><P><I>Good people, I am come hither to die, and by a law I am condemned to the same. </I><BR />These were the words uttered by the seventeen-year-old Lady Jane Grey as she stood on the scaffold awaiting death on a cold ...

ISBN: 9781782438670

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Crusoe's Island

A Rich and Curious History of Pirates, Castaways and Madness

by Andrew Lambert

The fascinating history of an island that has haunted our imagination and culture. ...

ISBN: 9780571330249

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Culloden

Scotland's Last Battle and the Forging of the British Empire

by Trevor Royle

ISBN: 9780349138657

Binding: Paperback

$26.99

Culloden

Scotland's Last Battle and the Forging of the British Empire

by Trevor Royle

ISBN: 9781408704011

Binding: Hardback

$59.99

Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa

by Jason Stearns

ISBN: 9781610391078

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Dancing with the King

by BELGRAVE MICHAEL

After the battle of Orakau in 1864 and the end of the war in the Waikato, Tawhiao, the second Maori King, and his supporters were forced into an armed isolation in the Rohe Potae, the King Country. For the next twenty years, the King Country ...

ISBN: 9781869408695

Binding: Paperback

$71.95

Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways

Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots

by Terry Deary

ISBN: 9781780226361

Binding: Paperback

$19.99