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 - Abbey's is renowned for its History specialisation.

198,320 results

The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

978/192/567/9781925675481.jpg

The Music Maker: One POW Provided Hope for Thousands

Jaci Byrne

History; Second World War; Prisoners of war

Hardback

A captivating testament to human endurance, Jackson's diary and photos, one of the last such memoirs to be published. [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

/978/097/569/9780975696385.jpg

Herculaneum: A Roman Town Reborn

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

This book, fully illustrated in colour, is a comprehensive and up-to-date presentation of the ancient town and its excavation... [more]

$26.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

978/174/223/9781742235684.jpg

The Battle Within: POWs in postwar Australia

Christina Twomey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Second World War; Military veterans

Paperback

Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

978/192/550/9781925501872.jpg

Howard: The Art of Persuasion : Selected Speeches 1995-2016

John Howard

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary studies: general; History

Hardback

The essence of a good speech is that the speaker should have something to say which he is resolved to convey to his listeners... [more]

$59.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

978/099/789/9780997895827.jpg

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2

Elena Favilli, Francesca Cavallo

Biography: historical, political & military; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Children's & Educational

Hardback

100 new bedtime stories inspired by the life and adventures of extraordinary... [more]

$44.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's Most Secretive Nation

978/080/484/9780804849333.jpg

Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the World's...

D. Tudor

Memoirs; History; Political control & freedoms

Hardback

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors. [more]

$29.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Armageddon and Paranoia: The Nuclear Confrontation

978/178/125/9781781257197.jpg

Armageddon and Paranoia: The Nuclear Confrontation

Sir Rodric Braithwaite

History; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Nuclear weapons

Hardback

Nuclear weapons exist and so does the possibility of worldwide annihilation. How did we reach this terrifying reality?<br... [more]

$49.99  $15.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Balfour in the Dock

978/191/107/9781911072225.jpg

Balfour in the Dock

Colin Andersen

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Middle Eastern history

Hardback

The first biography of a writer, J.M.N.Jeffries, whose pioneering researches in the 1920s and 30s laid bare the way the British... [more]

$41.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

978/099/319/9780993191190.jpg

Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

$40.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany

978/144/725/9781447251125.jpg

The Trial of Adolf Hitler: The Beer Hall Putsch and the Rise of Nazi Germany...

David King

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

The never-before-told story of the scandalous courtroom drama that paved the way for the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi... [more]

$32.99  $8.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

978/178/396/9781783963034.jpg

Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

Paperback

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars, religious persecution, piracy

978/178/274/9781782741336.jpg

Dark History of the Tudors: Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars,...

Judith John

Biography: royalty; History

Hardback

'Divorced, beheaded, died, Divorced, beheaded, survived.' - Rhyme describing the fates of Henry VIII's wives Beginning... [more]

$59.99  $20.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Homeric Sites Around Troy

/978/098/715/9780987155696.jpg

Homeric Sites Around Troy

Jonathan Brown

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

Beautifully illustrated, this book is an indispensable sourcebook and companion to Homer. Many historical and modern maps... [more]

$39.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables

978/192/642/9781926428772.jpg

Depends What You Mean by Extremist: Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables...

John Safran

History; Religious fundamentalism; Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Paperback

<div><strong>No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure... [more]

$34.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

978/178/027/9781780274072.jpg

Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

$22.99  $6.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

978/140/883/9781408839997.jpg

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

Peter Frankopan

History; General & world history

Paperback

This is a Borzoi book --Title page verso. [more]

$22.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

978/014/198/9780141981086.jpg

In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

Tim Judah

True war & combat stories; Reportage & collected journalism; History

Paperback

An account of the human side of the conflict in Ukraine which is an evocative exploration of what the second largest country... [more]

$24.99  $10.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia

978/067/007/9780670078028.jpg

The Story of Australia's People: Volume 2: The Rise and Rise of a New Australia...

Geoffrey Blainey

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

<p>Blainey continues his account of the history of this country from the early Gold Rush to the present day, completing the... [more]

$49.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten Hero of the Myall Creek Massacre

978/085/798/9780857986825.jpg

Denny Day: The Life and Times of Australia's Greatest Lawman: The Forgotten...

Terry Smyth

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Military history

Paperback

Captain Edward Denny Day &ndash; the only law 'from the Big River to the sea' &ndash; was Australia's greatest lawman, yet... [more]

$34.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East - Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia

978/125/006/9781250067043.jpg

The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New...

Shelly Culbertson

Regional studies; History; Social & cultural history; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

Turkey, Iraq, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, and Tunisia The Arab Spring all started when a young Tunisian fruit seller set himself... [more]

$54.95  $15.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Latin Grammar: a QuickStudy Language Reference Guide

978/142/323/9781423236511.jpg

Latin Grammar: a QuickStudy Language Reference Guide

Liliane Arnet, Rachel Jacobs

Dictionaries; Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); History

Other merchandise

Latin is the key that opens the door to many other languages. This 6 page laminated reference guide is designed for quick... [more]

$13.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

978/178/185/9781781859650.jpg

Battle Royal: The Wars of Lancaster and York, 1450-1464

Hugh Bicheno

History; British & Irish history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history; War & defence operations

Hardback

Second volume of a rip-roaring, two-part history of England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated as a medieval 'game... [more]

$34.99  $20.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Creating Cities

978/099/256/9780992568740.jpg

Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

$27.50

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

/978/097/569/9780975696361.jpg

Hatshepsut: Interpreting the Evidence

Brian Brennan

History

Paperback

This full colour textbook gives students access to the most up-to-date scholarship on Hatshepsut and her times. [more]

$29.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

978/031/619/9780316196673.jpg

The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia

James Bradley

History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; International relations

Hardback

A history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent. [more]

$63.95  $15.00

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