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1 In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 (Hardback)

by Jenny Uglow

Format: Hardback 752 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Every part of Britain felt the long twenty years of war against the French: one in five families had people in the services and over 300,000 men... Read more

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2 Letters to the Midwife: Correspondence with Jennifer Worth, the Author of Call the Midwife (Paperback)

by Jennifer Worth

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 20/11/2014

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Jennifer Worth's bestselling books not only inspired the BBC's CALL THE MIDWIFE, but also a deluge of letters as readers shared their own... Read more

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3 England, Arise: The People, the King and the Great Revolt of 1381 (Hardback)

by Juliet Barker

Format: Hardback 528 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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A fascinating and evocative account of the Peasants' Revolt from the acclaimed author of Agincourt. Read more

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4 The 500-Year Story of How Our Houses Became Homes (Hardback)

by Judith Flanders

Format: Hardback 368 pages
Published: 02/10/2014

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The 500-year story of how, and why, our homes have come to be what there are, from the bestselling author of The Victorian City and The Victorian... Read more

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5 Berlin Now: The Rise of the City and the Fall of the Wall (Paperback)

by Peter Schneider

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Divided in 1961, reunited in 1989, Berlin has morphed over the last twenty-five years into Europe's most vibrant melting-pot of artists,... Read more

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6 A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz (Hardback)

by Goran Rosenberg, Sarah Death, John Cullen

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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A shattering literary memoir by the son of Holocaust survivors, and a darkly tender exploration of a child's relationship with his father Read more

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7 Great Maps (Hardback)

by Jerry Brotton

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 01/09/2014

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Why do we put north at the top of maps? Which maps show us the way to Heaven, and which show the "land of no sunshine" or the land of... Read more

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8 Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalisation of Democracy (Hardback)

by Francis Fukuyama

Format: Hardback 464 pages
Published: 25/09/2014

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9 Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found (Hardback)

by Frances Larson

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with decapitated heads... Read more

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10 Margot at War: Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916 (Hardback)

by Anne De Courcy

Format: Hardback 384 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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An unconventional view of the First World War from inside the glittering social salon of Downing Street: a story of unrequited love, loss,... Read more

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