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Join us on a journey through the ages, from the origins of our earliest African ancestors right up until the present day. History Year By Year will take you through history like never before; discover the events, cultures, inventions and ideas that have shaped the world in th... read more

History Year by Year

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Alexander Aitken was an ordinary soldier with an extraordinary mind. The student who enlisted in 1915 was a mathematical genius who could multiply nine-digit numbers in his head. He took a violin with him to Gallipoli (where field te... read more

Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman
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Ten years after the end of World War I, the Sydney Sun reported that an unknown Anzac still lay in a Sydney psychiatric hospital. 'This man . . . was found wandering in a London street during the war,' reported the paper. 'He said he was an Australian soldier. Beyond hi... read more

Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

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Throughout history and across the globe, one characteristic connects the daring women of Brazen their indomitable spirit.
With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist P n lope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty ... read more

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World

'A book worth reading' Andrew Marr, Sunday TimesThe Debatable Land was an independent territory which used to exist between Scotland and England. At the height of its notoriety, it was the bloodiest region in Great Britain, fought over... read more

The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

Winner of the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military HistoryIn a sweeping narrative, Peter Cozzens tells the gripping story of the wars that destroyed native ways of life as the American nation continued its expansion onto tri... read more

The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
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The roll-call of mankind's wars down the centuries is paralleled by an equally extensive catalogue of the theft, destruction, plundering, displacement and concealing of some of the greatest works of art. From the many wars of Classical Antiquity, ... read more

Plundering Beauty : A History of Art Crime During War
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Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-frets: of wraith-like fog banks, druidic mistletoe and peculiar... read more

The Land of the Green ManA Journey Through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles
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When writer and historian Peter Wells found a cache of family letters amongst his elderly mother's effects, he realised that he had the means of retracing the history of a not-untypical family swept out to New Zealand during the great nineteenth-century human... read more

Dear Oliver: Uncovering a Pakeha History

The dictator who grew so rich on his country's cocoa crop that he built a 35-storey-high basilica in the jungles of the Ivory Coast. The austere, incorruptible leader who has shut Eritrea off from the world in a permanent state of war and conscripted every adu... read more

Dictatorland: The Men Who Stole Africa

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The extraordinary story of an indomitable 95-year-old woman - and of the most extraordinary century in Ethiopia's history. A new Wild Swans A hundred years ago, a girl was born in the northern Ethiopian city of Gondar. Before she was ten years old, Yetemegnu was m... read more

The Wife's Tale: A Personal History
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Winner of the Jewish Book of the Year AwardThe first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, -one of the most respected Israel analysts- (The Forward) living and writing in Jerusal... read more

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn