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Essential books illuminating key periods of history, from the Romans to the Tudors to World War 1. Delve into the history of England with Peter Ackroyd, explore Britain’s forgotten multicultural past with David Olusoga, or uncover the violent rise of early Christianity with Catherine Nixey.

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247 books available
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    In the Midst of Civilized Europe

    Jeffrey Veidlinger

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    Dutch Light

    Hugh Aldersey-Williams

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    God: An Anatomy

    Francesca Stavrakopoulou

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    A (Very) Short History of Life On Earth

    Henry Gee

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    Innovation

    Peter Ackroyd

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    A World Beneath the Sands

    Toby Wilkinson

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    Shakespearean

    Robert McCrum

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    Lily's Promise

    Lily Ebert

    Dov Forman

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    The Glass Wall

    Max Egremont

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    Until Proven Safe

    Geoff Manaugh

    Nicola Twilley

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    Bomber Command

    Max Hastings

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    The Blind Light

    Stuart Evers

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    The Running Book

    John Connell

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    Palace of Palms

    Kate Teltscher

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    The Utopians

    Anna Neima

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    Thebes

    Paul Cartledge

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    Going with the Boys

    Judith Mackrell

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    Day of the Assassins

    Michael Burleigh

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    Pandora's Jar

    Natalie Haynes

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    The Pull of the Stars

    Emma Donoghue

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    Mistresses

    Linda Porter

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    Revolt

    Nadav Eyal

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    Broken

    Jenny Lawson

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    Machiavelli

    Alexander Lee

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    The Book Collectors of Daraya

    Delphine Minoui

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    The Quiet Americans

    Scott Anderson

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    A Place For Everything

    Judith Flanders

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    Colditz

    P R Reid

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    How to Be a Refugee

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    The Happiest Man on Earth

    Eddie Jaku

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    Daily Rituals Women at Work

    Mason Currey

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    The Korean War

    Max Hastings

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    The Song of Simon de Montfort

    Sophie Thérèse Ambler

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    Kremlin Winter

    Robert Service

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    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

    Mary Seacole

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    Eight Days at Yalta

    Diana Preston

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    Brothers in Arms

    Geraint Jones

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    The Bells of Old Tokyo

    Anna Sherman

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    The Russian Job

    Douglas Smith

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    1939

    Frederick Taylor

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