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Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia
by James Lilley
The Pope's Secret War Against Hitler
by Mark Riebling
The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II
by Madhusree Mukerjee
by Peter Riesenberg
The Urban Imagination in Australia
by Graeme Davison
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"><b></b></span></p><p><i><b>I became an urban historian because I believed that our cities deserved more of our curiosity and idealism.</b></i></p> <p></p> <p>In<i> City Dreamers </i>Graeme Davison ...
How New York Became New York
by Gerard Koeppel
Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War
by Duncan White
Commandant Of Auschwitz
by Rudolf Hoess
by SANDYS ELSPETH
A Communist in the Family: Searching for Rewi Alley is a beautifully written multi-layered narrative centred on New Zealander Rewi Alley and his part in the momentous political events of mid-twentieth-century China. Part-biography, part-travel ...
by David van Reybrouck
FINALIST FOR THE CUNDILL PRIZE FOR HISTORY‘Not only deserves the description “epic”, in its true sense, but the term “masterpiece” as well' Independent This gripping epic tells the story of one of the world's most ...
by KATHERINE LACK
Paperback edition of the first biography of a long forgotten and unfairly overlooked character from English history. Duke Robert of Normandy, eldest son of William the Conqueror, was one of the greatest kings England never had. Instead, his ...
How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire
by Roger Crowley
From the celebrated author of <i>Empires of the Sea, Conquerors</i> tells how the tiny country of Portugal set about exploring and conquering the world in the 16th Century. ...
by Julius Caesar
<i>'The enemy were overpowered and took to flight. The Romans pursued as far as their strength enabled them to run.'</i>Between 58 and 50 BC Julius Caesar conquered most of the area now covered by Belgium, France and Switzerland, and invaded ...
by Bernal Diaz Del Castillo
Bernal Diaz del Castillo, himself a soldier under Cortes, presents a fascinatingly detailed description of the Spanish landing in Mexico in 1520 and their amazement at the city, the exploitation of the natives for gold and other treasures, the ...
by Peter Watson
Convergence is a history of modern science with an original and significant twist. Various scientific disciplines, despite their very different beginnings, and disparate areas of interest have been coming together over the past 150 years, ...
A Personal History of South India
by Charles Allen
The House, the Garden, the People
by Michael Shmith
In 1899, a 21-year-old Russian, Simcha Baevski, arrived at the Port of Melbourne in pursuit of a new identity and a new life. Renaming himself Sidney Myer, he founded a small drapery business in Bendigo, Victoria. From these beginnings Sidney ...
The Inside Story of London s Big Bang and a Financial Revolution that Changed the World
by Iain Martin
by Douglas Flamming
A History of Ancient Greece
by Robin Waterfield
"We Greeks are one in blood and one in language; we have temples to the gods and religious rites in common, and a common way of life." HerodotusThroughout the course of ancient Greek civilisation, there always existed a sense of shared culture ...