690 books (35 pages) in this category

Line in the Sand: Britain, France and the struggle that shaped the Middle East

by James Barr

In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; François Georges-Picot a diplomat with a grudge. The deal they struck, which was ...

ISBN: 9781847394576

Binding: Paperback


Line of Fire

by Ian Townsend

The little known and intriguing WWII story of an eleven-year-old Australian schoolboy who was shot by the Japanese in Rabaul in 1942 as a suspected spy - a compelling story of spies, volcanoes, history and war. In May 1942, in the town of ...

ISBN: 9781460750926

Binding: Paperback


Lion & Kangaroo

The initiation of Australia

by Gavin Souter

<DIV><I>Winner of the Colin Roderick Award</I><BR /><BR /><B>Lion &amp; Kangaroo</B> is one of Australia&rsquo;s great works of history, a rich chronicle of the nation&rsquo;s coming-of-age. With intelligence, wisdom and wit, acclaimed historian

ISBN: 9781925143393

Binding: Paperback




ISBN: 9780750963640

Binding: Paperback


Liverpool FC 2018 / 2019 Season


This book will chart the progress of Liverpool from pre-season until the very last ball being kicked. There will be the thoughts and opinions of the players, staff, fans and former players to get an exclusive insight into the goings on at the ...

ISBN: 9781906670764

Binding: Hardback


Lives Reclaimed

A Story of Rescue and Resistance in Nazi Germany

by Mark Roseman

ISBN: 9780198802846

Binding: Hardback


Living Maps

An Atlas of Cities Personified

by Adam Dant

<DIV>This gorgeously illustrated atlas personifies 28 cities around the world. Each map sheds light on the strange and marvelous ways in which humans interact with the places they call home. Artist and creative cartographer Adam Dant dissects ...

ISBN: 9781452149523

Binding: Hardback


Living with History / Making Social Change

by Gerda Lerner

ISBN: 9781469622019

Binding: Paperback


Loco Spotter's Guide

by Stuart Black

Since the 1800s locomotives have steamed, chugged and sparked their way into the nation 's affections. These powerful engines were the drivers of the Industrial Revolution, and to the present day carry passengers and freight to every corner of ...

ISBN: 9781472820488

Binding: Paperback


London's 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings


A beautifully illustrated gift book to explore the hidden history of curious London on foot or from the armchair. London's 100 Most Extraordinary Buildings reveals the stories behind the capital's strangest and most enigmatic buildings. While ...

ISBN: 9780750987615

Binding: Hardback


London's 100 Strangest Places


A beautifully illustrated gift book to explore the hidden history of curious London on foot or from the armchair. London's 100 Strangest Places takes a sideways look at the capital, revealing the hidden stories, curious histories and sometimes ...

ISBN: 9780750987639

Binding: Hardback



by Dava Sobel

The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a new Foreword by the celebrated astronaut Neil ...

ISBN: 9780007214228

Binding: Paperback


Lords of the Desert: Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East

by James Barr

ISBN: 9781471139802

Binding: Paperback


Lorenz: Breaking Hitler's Top Secret Code at Bletchley Park


The story of the breaking of the Lorenz machine more complex and secure than Enigma in the words of the man who broke it. The breaking of the Enigma machine is one of the most well-known stories of the Second World War. But there was ...

ISBN: 9780750987707

Binding: Paperback


Lost Countries: Exotic Tales from an Old Stamp Album


Lost Countries explores the history of those countries that at one point in time existed, and even issued their own stamps, before they were colonized and usurped. Countries such as Cyrenaica, North Ingria, the Danish West Indies, Fiume, Obock, ...

ISBN: 9780750979498

Binding: Hardback


Lost Girls

Love, War and Literature: 1939-51

by D.J. Taylor

ISBN: 9781472126863

Binding: Hardback


Love and Louis XIV

The Women in the Life of the Sun King

by Antonia Fraser

ISBN: 9780753822937

Binding: Paperback


Lucky Johnny

The Footballer who Survived the River Kwai Death Camps

by Johnny Sherwood

ISBN: 9781444790337

Binding: Paperback


Making Herstory

by Helen Downey

Alive with twists and connections, we wonder what Theo?s outspoken mother, Ethel, is hiding. Unravelling her secret brings an understanding of why her daughter took to hiking, mountaineering and skiing in Tasmania, never returning to seaside ...

ISBN: 9781922129604

Binding: Paperback


Making History


`Men no longer whisper Revolution , they shout it; and they no longer carry banners, but throw bricks' - Letter home from Harvard, 1970. Jock Phillips grew up in post-war Christchurch where history meant Ancient Greece and home was England. Over

ISBN: 9781869408992

Binding: Paperback