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General & world history

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Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

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Arabs: A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires

Tim Mackintosh-Smith

History; General & world history; Middle Eastern history; History of religion; Islam

Hardback

A riveting, comprehensive history of the Arab peoples and tribes that explores the role of language as a cultural touchstone... [more]

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The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

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The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

Peter Frankopan

History; General & world history; Comparative politics

Paperback

From the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads `Masterly mapping out of a new world... [more]

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Leaders Who Changed History

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Leaders Who Changed History

DK

General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Religious & spiritual leaders; Political leaders & leadership; Children's & Educational

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Profiles the greatest political, social, and cultural leaders throughout history, including Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte,... [more]

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A History of Southern Africa

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A History of Southern Africa

Alois S. Mlambo, Neil Parsons

History; General & world history; African history

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From early human civilisation to today, this book illuminates the history of southern Africa. Interweaving social, cultural... [more]

$45.95

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

Maya Jasanoff

Biography; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY PRIZE `Enlightening, compassionate, superb' John le... [more]

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

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The Glorious Art of Peace: Paths to Peace in a New Age of War

John Gittings

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; International relations; Political activism; Other warfare & defence issues

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A ground-breaking history of the arts of peace, from Confucius and Ancient Greece through to the 21st century, opening an... [more]

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

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Whatever it Takes: The Price of Power, the Cost of Creativity

Peter Deakin

Music: styles & genres; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; History; General & world history

Paperback

What do Julius Caesar, Aung San Suu Kyi, Thomas More and , Pope Innocent... [more]

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Atlas of Empires: The World's Great Powers from Ancient Times to Today

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Atlas of Empires: The World's Great Powers from Ancient Times to Today

Peter Davidson

History; General & world history; Historical maps & atlases

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$29.99

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A History of the World in 21 Women: A Personal Selection

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A History of the World in 21 Women: A Personal Selection

Jenni Murray

History; General & world history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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The inimitable Jenni Murray celebrates great women from around the world - rescuing some from obscurity and shining a new... [more]

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Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

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Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

Norman Davies

History; General & world history; Travel writing

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After decades of writing about European history, Norman Davies embarked upon an extended journey that took him round the world.... [more]

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All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power

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All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and...

Thomas J. Wright

History; General & world history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Diplomacy

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A groundbreaking look at the future of great power competition in an age of globalization and what the United States can do... [more]

$34.99

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Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization

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Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization

Brian Fagan

History; General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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The story of humanity's last major source of food from the wild and how it enabled and shaped the growth of civilization [more]

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

Simon Schama, CBE

History; General & world history; Jewish studies

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZESELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY AND OBSERVERBelonging... [more]

$27.99

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

Paula Findlen (Stanford University, USA)

General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks - local and long-distance, informal and... [more]

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Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

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Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation...

Jason Sharman

History; General & world history; International trade; Economic history

Hardback

How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order What accounts for the rise of the state,... [more]

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Women who Changed the World: The most remarkable women of the last 100 years

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Women who Changed the World: The most remarkable women of the last 100 years...

Biography; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Feminism & feminist theory

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Discover some of the most remarkable women of the 20th and 21st century. [more]

$29.99

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the World

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the World

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

History; General & world history; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Anthropology

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the World is the story of humanity itself, from earliest times to the present day, and the... [more]

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The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

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The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

Oona Hathaway, Scott J. Shapiro

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Diplomacy; International institutions; Treaties & other sources of international law

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Since the end of the Second World War, the world has moved from an international system in which war was legal, and accepted... [more]

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

Niall Ferguson

General & world history; Business & Economics; Economic history; Finance

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In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that finance is the foundation of human progress. With the clarity and verve... [more]

$24.99

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The Caesar of Paris: Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome, and the Artistic Obsession that Shaped an Empire

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The Caesar of Paris: Napoleon Bonaparte, Rome, and the Artistic Obsession...

Susan Jaques

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; European history; Politics & government

Hardback

A monumental cultural history of Napoleon Bonaparte's fascination with antiquity and how it shaped Paris' artistic landscape.... [more]

$54.95

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God: A Human History

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God: A Human History

Reza Aslan

General & world history; Religion & beliefs; Nature & existence of God; History of religion

Paperback

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn God, Reza Aslan sheds new light on mankind's relationship with the divine and challenges our... [more]

$24.99

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The Story of Greece and Rome

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The Story of Greece and Rome

Tony Spawforth

History; General & world history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Hardback

The extraordinary story of the intermingled civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, spanning more than six millennia from... [more]

$49.99

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On This Day in History

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On This Day in History

Dan Snow

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; General & world history; British & Irish history

Hardback

3000 years of the most important stories from the past in 365 days -- from the Ides of March to D-Day, from Britain's favourite... [more]

$32.99

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

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A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace...

Jonathan Holslag

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; General & world history; Military history

Hardback

In three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during... [more]

$45.00

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable destinations

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

A voyage to places both infamous and unknown that have, often by chance or by haphazard means, been destinations of discovery... [more]

$39.99

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