Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Sub-Categories of History & Archaeology


Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


History & Archaeology

92,724 results

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation through Species Acclimatization, from Colonial Australia to the World

978/146/965/9781469651613.jpg

All Things Harmless, Useful, and Ornamental: Environmental Transformation...

Pete Minard

Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology

Paperback

Colonization depended on moving people, plants, and animals from place to place, and in centuries past, scientists, landowners,... [more]

$66.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

978/019/062/9780190625337.jpg

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Dov Waxman (Professor of Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University)

History; Middle Eastern history; Geopolitics; Armed conflict

Paperback

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs To Know (R) offers an accessible and balanced guide to the world's most... [more]

$25.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

978/192/226/9781922265036.jpg

The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

Adam Rankin

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

In the last devastating months of the First World War, the British Fourth Army pursued the Germans to their final defensive... [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The World at War, 1914-1945

978/153/810/9781538108352.jpg

The World at War, 1914-1945

Jeremy Black

History; Military history; First World War; Second World War

Paperback

This text provides an innovative global military history that joins three periods-World War I, the interwar years, and World... [more]

$59.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

978/006/084/9780060848354.jpg

American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Robert F Kennedy

Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; History; Politics & government

Paperback

The son and namesake of Robert F. Kennedy shares memories from his turbulent childhood, the lessons he learned from family... [more]

$33.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South

978/154/177/9781541774056.jpg

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the...

Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington

True crime; History

Paperback

A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal... [more]

$36.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind

978/152/937/9781529374131.jpg

The Last Whalers: The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind...

Doug Clark

History; Social & cultural anthropology

Paperback

The epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

978/147/364/9781473649040.jpg

D-Day: The Soldiers' Story

Giles Milton

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War

Paperback

The definitive soldier-on-the-beach account of the greatest invasion in history [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

978/147/460/9781474601948.jpg

The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

Antonia Fraser

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in Britain won back their rights after two... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

978/144/728/9781447286110.jpg

Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium

Lucy Inglis

History; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; History of medicine

Paperback

A compelling and comprehensive history of opium, a drug that has both healed and harmed since civilization began. [more]

$19.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

978/147/366/9781473665736.jpg

Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber

Literary studies: poetry & poets; European history; Political geography; Travel writing

Paperback

Award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber journeys across Europe exploring Europe's epic poems, from the Odyssey to Beowulf,... [more]

$32.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Reading: A Very Short Introduction

978/019/882/9780198820581.jpg

Reading: A Very Short Introduction

Belinda Jack

Literacy; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Reading can inform, inspire, emancipate, and motivate us. Down the centuries, it has brought huge educational and social benefits.... [more]

$16.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia

978/174/305/9781743056400.jpg

Flight to Fame: Victory in the 1919 Great Air Race, England to Australia...

Ross Smith

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

This book tells the hair-raising tale of the world-first flight from England to Australia, in the words of (Sir) Ross Smith.... [more]

$29.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Assault On Intelligence

978/052/555/9780525558606.jpg

The Assault On Intelligence

Michael Hayden

History; Politics & government

Paperback

A blistering critique of the forces threatening the American intelligence community, beginning with the President of the United... [more]

$27.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

978/014/199/9780141990507.jpg

The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution...

Christopher Hill

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Protestantism & Protestant Churches; History of ideas

Paperback

Studies the beliefs of radical groups as the Diggers, the Ranters, the Levellers and others, and the social and emotional... [more]

$26.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Secret History of America: Classic Writings on Our Nation's Unknown Past and Inner Purpose

978/125/031/9781250319289.jpg

The Secret History of America: Classic Writings on Our Nation's Unknown...

Manly P. Hall

History of the Americas; Folklore, myths & legends; Mind, Body, Spirit; Mysticism, magic & ritual

Paperback

A compilation of rare works on the untold history and destiny of America by acclaimed occult writer Manly P. Hall. [more]

$28.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

978/140/888/9781408883914.jpg

Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

Paperback

An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

$37.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

978/147/283/9781472832542.jpg

The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

Brian Herder

History; History of the Americas; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

It is often forgotten that during World War II, the Japanese managed to successfully invade and conquer a precious part of... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race

978/147/282/9781472826763.jpg

European Ironclads 1860-75: The Gloire sparks the great ironclad arms race...

Angus Konstam

History; Military history; Warfare & defence

Paperback

From Spain to Russia, and from Ottoman Turkey to Bismarck's Prussia, this book explores 15 years that transformed European... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Making Sense of the Alt-Right

978/023/118/9780231185134.jpg

Making Sense of the Alt-Right

George Hawley (The American Conservative)

History; Social discrimination; Ethnic studies; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Elections & referenda

Hardback

During the 2016 election, a new term entered the American political lexicon: alt-right. George Hawley provides an accessible... [more]

$38.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race

978/030/023/9780300230468.jpg

Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race

Roger D Launius

European history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

Fifty years after the Moon landing, a new history of the space race explores the lives of both Soviet and American engineers... [more]

$54.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One

978/192/226/9781922265067.jpg

Purple Patch: History of the 3rd Field Company Engineers in World War One...

Darren Prickett

History; First World War; Regiments

Paperback

The 3rd Field Company Engineers holds a distinguished place in the history of the Australian Army, being the first unit of... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain

978/176/064/9781760640231.jpg

Couchsurfing in Russia: Friendships and Misadventures Behind Putin's Curtain...

Stephan Orth

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Travel writing

Paperback

'In the late summer of 2016,' writes award-winning travel writer Stephan Orth, 'a journey to Russia feels like visiting enemy... [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

978/067/091/9780670918676.jpg

Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

Antony Beevor

History; Second World War; Battles & campaigns

Paperback

On 17 September 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the growing roar of aero... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Stonewall Reader

978/014/313/9780143133513.jpg

The Stonewall Reader

Edmund White

Literary essays; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Gay & Lesbian studies; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

Paperback

28 June 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising - the most significant event in the gay liberation... [more]

$27.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
My Shopping Basket
Your cart does not contain any items.