History

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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Margaret George’s favourite stories of the Roman Empire.

255 books available
  1. Book cover for India After Gandhi

    India After Gandhi

    Ramachandra Guha

  2. Book cover for A Garden of Eden in Hell: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer

    A Garden of Eden in Hell: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer

    Melissa Muller

    Reinhard Piechocki

  3. Book cover for Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    Julian Thompson

  4. Book cover for I Read the News Today, Oh Boy

    I Read the News Today, Oh Boy

    Paul Howard

  5. Book cover for Fighting ISIS

    Fighting ISIS

    Tim Locks

  6. Book cover for Rasputin

    Rasputin

    Douglas Smith

  7. Book cover for The Watercolourist

    The Watercolourist

    Beatrice Masini

  8. Book cover for Royal Renegades

    Royal Renegades

    Linda Porter

  9. Book cover for Walls Come Tumbling Down

    Walls Come Tumbling Down

    Daniel Rachel

  10. Book cover for The Art of War

    The Art of War

    Sun Tzu

  11. Book cover for A Rage for Order

    A Rage for Order

    Robert F. Worth

  12. Book cover for Spain in Our Hearts

    Spain in Our Hearts

    Adam Hochschild

  13. Book cover for A History of Modern Britain

    A History of Modern Britain

    Andrew Marr

  14. Book cover for Marriages Are Made in Bond Street

    Marriages Are Made in Bond Street

    Penrose Halson

  15. Book cover for Wish Lanterns

    Wish Lanterns

    Alec Ash

  16. Book cover for Final Solution

    Final Solution

    David Cesarani

  17. Book cover for The Coldest Winter

    The Coldest Winter

    David Halberstam

  18. Book cover for Killing the Rising Sun

    Killing the Rising Sun

    Bill O'Reilly

    Martin Dugard

  19. Book cover for The Republic of Pirates

    The Republic of Pirates

    Colin Woodard

  20. Book cover for The Longest Kill

    The Longest Kill

    Craig Harrison

  21. Book cover for The Kamikaze Hunters

    The Kamikaze Hunters

    Will Iredale

  22. Book cover for The Diary of Lena Mukhina

    The Diary of Lena Mukhina

    Lena Mukhina

  23. Book cover for A Curious Friendship

    A Curious Friendship

    Anna Thomasson

  24. Book cover for The Discovery of France

    The Discovery of France

    Graham Robb

  25. Book cover for King John

    King John

    Stephen Church

  26. Book cover for The Way We Wore

    The Way We Wore

    Daphne Selfe

  27. Book cover for An Atlas of Countries That Don't Exist

    An Atlas of Countries That Don't Exist

    Nick Middleton

  28. Book cover for Our Story

    Our Story

    Reginald Kray

    Ronald Kray

    Fred Dinenage

  29. Book cover for 1946: The Making of the Modern World

    1946: The Making of the Modern World

    Victor Sebestyen

  30. Book cover for Civil War

    Civil War

    Peter Ackroyd

  31. Book cover for The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

    The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

    William Manchester

    Paul Reid

  32. Book cover for The Fall of Paris

    The Fall of Paris

    Alistair Horne

  33. Book cover for Empire's Crossroads

    Empire's Crossroads

    Carrie Gibson

  34. Book cover for Some Desperate Glory

    Some Desperate Glory

    Max Egremont

  35. Book cover for Overlord

    Overlord

    Max Hastings

  36. Book cover for Armageddon

    Armageddon

    Max Hastings

  37. Book cover for Churchill's Empire

    Churchill's Empire

    Richard Toye

  38. Book cover for We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families

    Philip Gourevitch

  39. Book cover for Four Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses

    Four Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses

    Helen Rappaport

  40. Book cover for Queen of the Desert

    Queen of the Desert

    Georgina Howell

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