Goodbye Cobber, God Bless You

by John Hamilton

On August 7th, 1915, men of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade staged one of the most tragic, brave and futile charges of the First World War. Seeking to break out of the Anzac position at Gallipoli, they attempted to storm an extraordinarily strong ...

ISBN: 9780330422024

Binding: Paperback


Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 The

by Clark Christopher

The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it ...

ISBN: 9780141027821

Binding: Paperback


The Gestapo

by Carsten Dams & Michael Stolle

The Gestapo was the most feared instrument of political terror in the Third Reich, brutally hunting down and destroying anyone it regarded as an enemy of the Nazi regime: socialists, Communists, Jews, homosexuals, and anyone else deemed to be an ...

ISBN: 9780199669219

Binding: Hardback


Alexander's Heirs

The Age of the Successors

by Edward M. Anson

Alexander’s Heirs offers a narrative account of the approximately forty years following the death of Alexander the Great, during which his generals vied for control of his vast empire, and through their conflicts and politics ultimately ...

ISBN: 9781444339628

Binding: Hardback


Bannockburn 1314

The First Battle for Independence

by Angus Konstam

The Battle of Bannockburn on the 24th June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least understood. Bannockburn is a battle that helped define the Britain we know today. Seven centuries later, ...

ISBN: 9781781312872

Binding: Hardback


Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

by Dan Snow

Six programmes, six castles. The book will have a chapter on each castle detailing the specifics of the castle in question, its history and an account of how it was built and the battles it faced. The book will include cutting edge CGI used in ...

ISBN: 9780007455584

Binding: Hardback



The Birth of the Tudors

by Hachette Australia

On the morning of 22 August 1485, in fields several miles from Bosworth, two armies faced each other, ready for battle. The might of Richard III's army was pitted against the inferior forces of the upstart pretender to the crown, Henry Tudor, a ...

ISBN: 9780753828946

Binding: Paperback


Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories

by Bregman Ahron

In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief but pivotal Six Day War. Cursed Victory is the first complete history of the war's ...

ISBN: 9780713997750

Binding: Hardback


The Bourgeois Between History and Literature

by Franco Moretti

The bourgeois ... Not so long ago, this notion seemed indispensable to social analysis; these days, one might go years without hearing it mentioned. Capitalism is more powerful than ever, but its human embodiment seems to have vanished.

ISBN: 9781781683040

Binding: Paperback / softback


Born Bad: Original Sin and the Making of the Western World

by Boyce James

ISBN: 9781863956765

Binding: Paperback


A British Fascist in the Second World War The Italian War Diary of James Strachey Barnes, 1943-45

by Baldoli

A British Fascist in the Second World War presents the edited diary of the British fascist Italophile James Strachey Barnes. Previously unpublished, the diary is a significant source for all students of the Second World War and the history of ...

ISBN: 9781472510426

Binding: Paperback


The Ghosts of Happy Valley

Searching for the Lost World of Africa's Infamous Aristocrats

by Juliet Barnes

The Ghosts of Happy Valley is a mesmerising blend of travel narrative, social history and personal quest.

ISBN: 9781781311677

Binding: Paperback


The Last Empire The Final Days of the Soviet Union

by Serhii Plokhy

On Christmas Day 1991 Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as president of the Soviet Union. By the next day the USSR was officially no more and the USA had emerged as the world's sole superpower. Award-winning historian Serhii Plohky gives us a vivid ...

ISBN: 9781780745299

Binding: Hardback


New York in 3D: The Gilded Age

by Esther Crain

This innovative package includes a sturdy, metal stereoscopic viewer and 50 stereoscopic photographs of the years of rapid development that marked the turn of the century in New York. The kit includes an accompanying 112-page paperback that ...

ISBN: 9781579129576

Binding: Paperback / softback


The Tragedy of the Templars The Rise and Fall of the Crusader States

by Michael Haag

In 1187, nearly a century after the victorious First Crusade, Saladin captured Jerusalem. The Templars, headquartered on the Temple Mount, were driven from the city along with the Frankish population.The fall of Jerusalem was a turning point, the ...

ISBN: 9781846684517

Binding: Paperback / softback


Empires of the Dead: How One Man's Vision Led to the Creation of WW1'sWar Graves

by David Crane

Before WWI, little provision was made for the burial of soldiers - they were often unceremoniously dumped in a mass grave while the body of higher ranked officers were shipped home to be buried in local cemeteries. The great cemeteries of WWI ...

ISBN: 9780007456659

Binding: Hardback


The Etruscans

by Christopher Smith

From around 900 to 400 BC, the Etruscans were the most innovative, powerful, wealthy, and creative people in Italy. Their archaeological record is both substantial and fascinating, including tomb paintings, sculpture, jewellery, and art.

ISBN: 9780199547913

Binding: Paperback / softback


World Without End: The Global Empire of Philip II

by Thomas Hugh

World Without End is the climax of Hugh Thomas's great history of the Spanish Empire in the Americas. It describes the conquest of Paraguay and the River Plate, the Yucatan in Mexico, the only partial conquest of Chile, and battles with the ...

ISBN: 9781846140839

Binding: Hardback


City of Ambition Fdr, Laguardia, and the Making of Modern New York

by Mason B. Williams

ISBN: 9780393348989

Binding: Paperback / softback


The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation Conquered the World Through PopCulture

by Euny Hong

ISBN: 9781471131042

Binding: Paperback / softback