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The prestigious historian, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto traces key elements of the modern world back to a single, fateful year.
A vivid new book from an established and bestselling historian.
A sweeping, hugely readable account of history's biggest ecological invasion, when Europe and the Americas collided for the first time in millennia.
A fantastically browsable historical encyclopedia in which every day of the year has a story to tell.
New edition of the bestselling history that traces the chequered story of 100 women transported together in 1829 to Sydney. Includes new information o
Bringing great writing back into print - a Faber Finds book.
This book is an authoritative inquiry into some of the most turbulent events in the history of Eastern Europe. By considering three key themes: modern
A compelling history of society's greatest institution.
Following the Arab Spring, a fully updated new edition of this ever popular classic of modern history.
Tells the extraordinary story - lost for two centuries - of how a failed British attempt to establish a penal colony in West Africa led to their event