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A History of Art History

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A History of Art History

Christopher Wood

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Renaissance art; Historiography

Hardback

In this wide-ranging and authoritative book, the first of its kind in English, Wood tracks the evolution of the historical... [more]

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century

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War at Sea: A Shipwrecked History from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century...

James P. Delgado (Maritime Archaeologist)

History; Maritime history; Military history; Underwater archaeology; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

From an author who has spent four decades in the quest for lost ships, this lavishly illustrated history of naval warfare... [more]

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII

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The Mighty Krait: The Little Boat that Pulled Off Australia's Most Daring...

Ian McPhedran

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

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An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent

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An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent

Owen Matthews

History

Paperback

`The most formidable spy in history' Ian Fleming `A superb biography ... More than a hundred books have been written about... [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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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]

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The Aleutians 1942-43: Struggle for the North Pacific

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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]

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Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages

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Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages

Jack Hartnell

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; Medieval history; History of medicine

Paperback

Dripping with blood and gold, fetishized and tortured, gateway to earthly delights and point of contact with the divine, forcibly... [more]

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

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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]

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The Hindenburg Line Campaign 1918

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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]

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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

Ramie Targoff

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history

Paperback

A biography of Vittoria Colonna, a confidante of Michelangelo, the scion of one of the most powerful families of her era,... [more]

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Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944

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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]

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

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Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change

Jared Diamond

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political science & theory; Geopolitics

Paperback

In his landmark international bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jared Diamond transformed our understanding... [more]

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

James Comey

Memoirs; History; Police & security services; Public administration

Paperback

A riveting inside account of life and leadership at the heart of the FBI and high office in the United States of America.... [more]

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Yasuke: The true story of the legendary African Samurai

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Yasuke: The true story of the legendary African Samurai

Thomas Lockley, Geoffrey Girard

History; Military history

Paperback

A riveting story about one of history's most enigmatic warriors. [more]

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Corporate Virtue Signalling: How to Stop Big Business from Meddling in Politics

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Corporate Virtue Signalling: How to Stop Big Business from Meddling in Politics...

Jeremy Sammut

Literary studies: general; History

Paperback

In this book, Jeremy Sammut shows why the support of big business in that campaign could be just the beginning of corporate... [more]

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Memoirs of The Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople

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Memoirs of The Fourth Crusade and The Conquest of Constantinople

Geoffrey De Villehardouin

History; European history; Medieval history; Military history

Paperback

Why read an interpretation of a historical event when you can read an eye-witness account. The History Matters series bypasses... [more]

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The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

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The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden...

Simon Schama, CBE

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Paperback

This is the book that made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in 1987. A historical masterpiece, it is an epic... [more]

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Patriots and Liberators

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Patriots and Liberators

Simon Schama, CBE

History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

A reissue of Simon Schama's landmark study of the Netherlands from 1780-1813, this is a tale of a once-powerful nation's desparate... [more]

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Landscape and Memory

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Landscape and Memory

Simon Schama, CBE

History; General & world history; Historical geography; Anthropology

Paperback

In a series of journeys through space and time, this book examines our relationship with the landscape around us - rivers,... [more]

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Indianapolis

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Indianapolis

Lynn Vincent

History; Second World War; Naval forces & warfare

Paperback

Indianapolis is the thrilling true story of the greatest naval disaster in United States history - the sinking of the U.S.S.... [more]

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Australia's First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Early Zoology

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Australia's First Naturalists: Indigenous Peoples' Contribution to Early...

Penny Olsen, Lynette Russell

Biography: historical, political & military; History

Paperback

Would Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson have ever crossed the Blue Mountains without the help of the local Aboriginal people?... [more]

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An Ungodly Generation: The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia 1848-1866

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An Ungodly Generation: The Irish National Schools Era in Colonial Australia...

Maxwell N. Waugh

History

Paperback

Most observers of the history of schooling tend to believe that public education was first introduced to Australia under the... [more]

$34.99

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Karu: Growing Up Gurindji

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Karu: Growing Up Gurindji

Biddy Wavehill, Topsy Ngarnjal, Felcity Meakins

History; Society & culture: general

Paperback

In Karu, Gurindji women describe their child-rearing practices. [more]

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Wordy

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Wordy

Simon Schama

Literary essays; General & world history; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

A wide-ranging collection of essays written by the award-winning writer and historian over his forty-year career, chosen by... [more]

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 - 1900

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She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600 -...

Katie Hickman

History; British & Irish history; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Gender studies: women

Paperback

An extraordinary and illuminating book that tells the incredible stories of the first British women to set foot in India -... [more]

$32.99

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