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Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Seven Lives from Mass Observation

Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics

The Retreats of Reconstruction

Facing the Revocation

Ptolemy I

The Decolonial Abyss

A Country House Christmas: Treasure on Earth

by Phyllis Elinor Sandeman

A refreshed reissue of the 1952 classic Treasure on Earth. A vivid and charming account of Christmas in an Edwardian country house. '... the weather did not matter. How could it, with a house full of delightful...


A Country House Christmas

by Phyllis Elinor Sandeman

A refreshed reissue of the 1952 classic Treasure on Earth. A vivid and charming account of Christmas in an Edwardian country house. '... the weather did not matter. How could it, with a house full of delightful...


Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minorities

A Thinking Person's Guide To America's National Parks

by Robert E. Manning, Rolf Diamant & Nora J. Mitchell

On the centennial of the National Park Service, this richly illustrated book offers invaluable advice on exploring America’s national park system.  

The book delves into issues affecting an array of parks:...


Hidden Histories of Gordonia: Land Dispossesion and Resistance in the Northern Cape, 1800-1990

by Martin Legassick

The Gordonia region of the Northern Cape Province has received relatively little attention from historians. In Hidden Histories of Gordonia: Land dispossession and resistance in the Northern Cape, 1800-1990,...


The Blessings of Liberty: A Concise History of the Constitution of the United States

by Michael Les Benedict

This concise, accessible text provides students with a history of American constitutional development in the context of political, economic, and social change. Constitutional historian Michael Benedict stresses...


Historical Record of the Seventeenth or The Lts Formation in 1688 to 1848

by Richard Cannon

The character and credit of the British Army must chiefly depend upon the zeal and ardour by which all who enter into its service are animated, and consequently it is of the highest importance that any measure...


The Somme 1916: The First of July

by Ed Skelding

The Walking the Western Front series started in 2012 with the release of two films on the Ypres Salient. Directed by acclaimed film maker Ed Skelding with guest historian Nigel Cave, the series of films offered...


Green Leader: Operation Gatling, the Rhodesian Military's Response To The Viscount Tragedy

by Ian Pringle

On 3 September 1978, a Russian-supplied heat-seeking missile shot down an Air Rhodesia Viscount civilian airliner shortly after it took off from the lakeside holiday resort of Kariba in the Zambezi Valley. Miraculously,...


SOE's Mastermind: The Authorised Biography of Major General Sir Colin Gubbins KCMG, DSO, MC

by Brian Lett

For those with even a passing interest in the Second World War, the name Colin Gubbins is synonymous with the Special Operations Executive (SOE). This is not surprising as from its creation in late 1940 at Prime...


The Ingenious Victorians: Weird and Wonderful Ideas from the Age of Innovation

by John Wade

We all know that some of the greatest inventions came from the Victorian age, the successors of which are still with us today. But this book is not entirely about those. It’s more about some of the weird and...


Bodysnatchers: Digging Up The Untold Stories of Britain's Resurrection Men

by Suzie Lennox

In this chilling history of the bodysnatching trade, the stories of Britain's lesser known Resurrection Men are told. Here are the stories of the men who robbed graves during the winter months of 1742 - 1832,...


Waterloo General: The Life, Letters and Mysterious Death of Major General Sir William Ponsonby 1772 - 1815

by John Morewood

At the Battle of Waterloo Sir William Ponsonby, a man who the Duke of Wellington stated had ‘rendered very brilliant and important services and was an ornament to his profession’, was killed by French lancers...