699 books (35 pages) in this category

China Hands

Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia

by James Lilley

ISBN: 9781586483432

Binding: Paperback


Church of Spies

The Pope's Secret War Against Hitler

by Mark Riebling

ISBN: 9780465094110

Binding: Paperback


Churchill's Secret War

The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II

by Madhusree Mukerjee

ISBN: 9780465024810

Binding: Paperback


Citizenship in the Western Tradition: Plato to Rousseau

by Peter Riesenberg

ISBN: 9780807844595

Binding: Paperback


City Dreamers

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 ...

ISBN: 9781742234694

Binding: Paperback


City on a Grid

How New York Became New York

by Gerard Koeppel

ISBN: 9780306825491

Binding: Paperback


Cold Warriors

Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War

by Duncan White

ISBN: 9781408707999

Binding: Hardback


Commandant Of Auschwitz

Commandant Of Auschwitz

by Rudolf Hoess

ISBN: 9781842120248

Binding: Paperback


Communist in the Family


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 ...

ISBN: 9781988531601

Binding: Paperback



by David van Reybrouck

FINALIST FOR THE CUNDILL PRIZE FOR HISTORY&#8216;Not only deserves the description &#8220;epic&#8221;, in its true sense, but the term &#8220;masterpiece&#8221; as well' Independent This gripping epic tells the story of one of the world's most ...

ISBN: 9780007562930

Binding: Paperback


Conqueror's Son: Duke Robert Curthose, Thwarted King


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 ...

ISBN: 9780750986823

Binding: Paperback



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. ...

ISBN: 9780571290901

Binding: Paperback


Conquest Of Gaul, The

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 ...

ISBN: 9780140444339

Binding: Paperback


Conquest Of New Spain, The

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 ...

ISBN: 9780140441239

Binding: Paperback


Convergence: The Deepest Idea in the Universe

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, ...

ISBN: 9781471129018

Binding: Paperback



A Personal History of South India

by Charles Allen

ISBN: 9781408705391

Binding: Hardback


Cranlana: The First 100 Years

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 ...

ISBN: 9781743795859

Binding: Hardback


Crash Bang Wallop

The Inside Story of London s Big Bang and a Financial Revolution that Changed the World

by Iain Martin

ISBN: 9781473625105

Binding: Paperback


Creating the Modern South: Millhands and Managers in Dalton, Georgia, 1884-1984

by Douglas Flamming

ISBN: 9780807845455

Binding: Paperback


Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens

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 ...

ISBN: 9780198727880

Binding: Hardback