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George V (Penguin Monarchs)
George V (Penguin Monarchs) David Cannadine
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906
Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906 David Cannadine
A superbly told history of Victoria's Britain in all its grandeur and misery, triumph and doubt.
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Origin Story
Origin Story David Christian
This is the epic story of the universe and our place in it, from 13.8 billion years ago to the remote future.
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The Rise And Fall Of The British Nation
The Rise And Fall Of The British Nation David Edgerton
A revolutionary new economic and political history of 20th century Britain.
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The British in India
The British in India David Gilmour
A panoramic social history chronicling the lives of hundreds of British people of all classes in the most important territory of the British Empire.
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The Uninhabitable Earth
The Uninhabitable Earth David Wallace-Wells
The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.
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Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts
Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts de Hamel Christopher, Christopher de Hamel
The most beguiling and acclaimed history book of the year, now in paperback.
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All Things Made New
All Things Made New Diarmaid MacCulloch
All Things Made New shows MacCulloch at his best - learned, far-seeing, sometimes subversive, and often witty.
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Thomas Cromwell
Thomas Cromwell Diarmaid MacCulloch
Thomas Cromwell is one of the most famous - or notorious - figures in English history. Born in obscurity in Putney, he became a fixer for Cardinal Wolsey in the 1520s and remained intensely loyal to his memory even when Wolsey had fallen for failing to solve Henry VIII's 'Great Matter' - lack of a male heir and efforts to repudiate his wife Katherine of Aragon. Henry too appreciated Cromwell's talent and promoted him to a series of ever greater offices, such that in the 1530s he was effectively running the country for the King.
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The Anxious Triumph
The Anxious Triumph Donald Sassoon
The long-awaited magnum opus of one of Britain's most wide-ranging historians.
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Places and Names
Places and Names Elliot Ackerman
An astonishing reckoning with the nature of war from a National Book Award-shortlisted novelist and decorated former US marine.
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Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes
Paths to the Past: Encounters with England's Hidden Landscapes Francis Pryor
Discover the hidden corners and forgotten crevices of England's landscapes, from lost rural treasures to unseen urban gems.
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Trinity
Trinity Frank Close
A thrilling new history of the most damaging nuclear spy ever to undermine the West, by an important scientific practitioner.
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Empire Of Things
Empire Of Things Frank Trentmann
The epic history of consumption, and the goods that have transformed our lives over the past 600 years.
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The Descent Of Man
The Descent Of Man Grayson Perry
Grayson Perry turns his acute eye on the gender that always seems to be in crisis in this funny, essential book.
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Our Boys
Our Boys Helen Parr
An unflinching, brilliant new book on the Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War.
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