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Wakefield & district through time
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Wakefield city centre has undergone a complete makeover during the twentieth century, something that still continues today as it tries to come to term...
Hope lies in the proles
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George Orwell was one of the most significant literary figures on the left in the twentieth century. While titles such as 1984, Animal Farm and Homage...

An illustrated introduction to the Regency
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In 1811, the Prince of Wales was officially appointed Prince Regent to act in place of his ailing father, King George III. The Regency marked a period...
Hitler's island war
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In September 1943, at the height of World War II, the Aegean island of Leros became the site of the most pivotal battle of the Dodecanese campaign as ...

A spy named Orphan
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Donald Maclean was a star diplomat, an establishment insider and a keeper of some of the West's greatest secrets. He was also a Russian spy, driven b...
Meetings with remarkable manuscripts
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WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE AND THE DUFF COOPER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION'Endlessly fascinating and enjoyable' Neil MacGregor'A marvellous book' D...

The Templars
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The Knights Templar were the wealthiest, most powerful - and most secretive - of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era. Their story...
Elisabeth's lists
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Many years after the death of her grandmother, Lulah Ellender inherited a curious object - a book of handwritten lists. On the face of it, Elisabeth's...

Homo deus
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THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLERSapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going.Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in whic...
On the trail of the Yorks
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Richard III is probably the House of York's best-known figure, but the other members of the family are just as intriguing as the king who fell on Bosw...

Jane Austen at home
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at th...
An inconvenient death
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A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'A compelling, authoritative insight into possibly the most controversial death in Britain this century' The Obser...

Millennium
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Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glit...
Shadow warriors
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In Shadow Warriors, military historian and retired U.S. Marine Dick Camp illuminates the untold history of American special operations units in WWII-m...

The invention of the land of Israel
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What is a homeland and when does it become a national territory? Why have so many people been willing to die for such places throughout the twentieth ...
The king's pearl
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Mary Tudor has always been known as 'Bloody Mary', the name given to her by later Protestant chroniclers who vilified her for attempting to re-impose ...

Durham
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The historic city of Durham is still dominated today by its Norman cathedral and castle, which were designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986...
No more soldiering
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The enduring legacy of those who said 'No'. January 2016 marks the centenary of the Military Service Act, which brought in conscription after the lar...

Six minutes in May
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A fascinating and dramatic investigation into the events that led to Winston Churchill becoming Prime Minister against the odds.'A gripping story of C...
The Kaiser's dawn
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In mid summer 1918 the First World War was still finely balanced. A top secret mission, which has remained classified information for a century, was s...