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1 The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones (Hardback)

by Thomas Asbridge

Format: Hardback 464 pages
Published: 15/01/2015

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2 Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Hardback)

by Yuval Noah Harari

Format: Hardback 456 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the... Read more

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3 A Million Years in a Day: A Curious History of Everyday Life (Hardback)

by Greg Jenner

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 29/01/2015

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A popular history of everyday life and social rituals, from the Stone Age to the phone age, brought to you by the historical consultant for the... Read more

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4 The War Behind the Wire: The Life, Death and Glory of British Prisoners of War, 1914-18 (Paperback)

by John Lewis-Stempel

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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The last untold story of the First World War: the fortunes and fates of 170,000 British soldiers captured by the enemy. Read more

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5 Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism (Hardback)

by Sven Beckert

Format: Hardback 640 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. For centuries it was central to... Read more

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6 Speeches That Changed the World (Hardback)

by Simon Sebag Montefiore

Format: Hardback 272 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Over 50 momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history. Read more

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7 1946: The Making of the Modern World (Hardback)

by Victor Sebestyen

Format: Hardback 464 pages
Published: 09/10/2014

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A compelling account of a crucial year in post-war history, in the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's award-winning and bestselling The... Read more

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8 Super-Heavy Tanks of World War II - New Vanguard 216 (Paperback)

by Kenneth W. Estes, Ian Palmer

Format: Paperback 48 pages
Published: 04/11/2014

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The super-heavy tanks of World War II are heirs to the siege machine tradition - a means of breaking the deadlock of ground combat. As a class of... Read more

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9 Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw the Most Change? (Hardback)

by Ian Mortimer

Format: Hardback 416 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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Takes you on a whirlwind tour of the last ten centuries of Western history. This book tells the story of godly scientists, shrewd farmers,... Read more

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10 Who, the What, and the When: 65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Sidekicks of History (Hardback)

by Matt Lamothe

Format: Hardback 176 pages
Published: 01/11/2014

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The Where, the Why, and the How for history nerds! Read more

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