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1 Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914 (Paperback)

by Sir Max Hastings

Format: Paperback 672 pages
Published: 08/05/2014

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A magisterial chronicle of the calamity that crippled Europe in 1914. Read more

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2 The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492) (Paperback)

by Simon Schama

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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Spanning the millennia and the continents - from India to Andalusia and from the bazaars of Cairo to the streets of Oxford, this is a story of a... Read more

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3 Elizabeth of York (Paperback)

by Alison Weir

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen she was relegated... Read more

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4 Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations (Paperback)

by Mary Beard

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 13/03/2014

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Explores our rich classical heritage - from Greek drama to Roman jokes, introducing some larger-than-life characters of history, such as Alexander... Read more

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5 A History of the World in 100 Objects (Paperback)

by Neil MacGregor

Format: Paperback 640 pages
Published: 28/06/2012

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Encompassing a sweep of human history, this title begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the... Read more

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6 The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 (Paperback)

by Christopher Clark

Format: Paperback 736 pages
Published: 04/07/2013

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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... Read more

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7 Danubia: A Personal History of Habsburg Europe (Paperback)

by Simon Winder

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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Danubia is the brilliant and entertaining companion to the Sunday Times top ten bestseller Germania. It was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize... Read more

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8 Lone Survivor: The Incredible True Story of Navy SEALs Under Siege (Paperback)

by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 16/01/2014

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It was a top-secret US military mission. Now, the SEAL team leader finally tells the stunning true story. Now a major Hollywood film starring Mark... Read more

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9 Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey (Paperback)

by The Countess of Carnarvon

Format: Paperback 400 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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The follow-up to the international bestseller Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, this book moves the story into the 1920s, and focuses on the... Read more

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10 Call The Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s (Paperback)

by Jennifer Worth

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 05/01/2012

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Tie-in edition of Jennifer Worth's tales of being a midwife in 1950s London, now a major BBC TV series. Read more

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