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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...
Property
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The first ever story collection from the inimitable Lionel Shriver'Genius' Stylist'Phenomenal' Observer'Brilliant' The TimesThis landmark publication,...

Four princes
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'Never before had the world seen four such giants co-existing. Sometimes friends, more often enemies, always rivals, these four men together held Euro...
The family Tabor
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Harry Tabor is about to receive the Man of the Decade award. As he enters his twilight years, this distinction seems like the culmination to a life we...

A place of greater safety
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From the double Man Booker prize-winning author of Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies and The Mirror & the Light comes an extraordinary work of histor...
Nowherelands
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These are the stories of fifty countries that once existed - however briefly - but have now have been erased from the map. Varying vastly in size and ...

Bad girls
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LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING'Davies's absorbing study serves up just enough sensationalism - and eccentricity - along wi...
The work of the dead
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The meaning of our concern for mortal remains-from antiquity through the twentieth centuryThe Greek philosopher Diogenes said that when he died his bo...

Threads of global desire
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Silk has long been a global commodity that, because of its exceptional qualities, high value and relative portability, came to be traded over very lon...
The gunpowder age
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The Chinese invented gunpowder and began exploring its military uses as early as the 900s, four centuries before the technology passed to the West. Bu...

The rise and fall of American growth
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How America's high standard of living came to be and why future growth is under threatIn the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution impro...
Young & damned & fair
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE 2017Born into nobility and married into the royal family, Catherine Howard was attended ...

London stories
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London has the greatest literary tradition of any city in the world. Its roll-call of story-tellers includes cultural giants who changed the way the w...
The tiger's prey
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The Malabar coast is full of dangers: greedy tradesmen, fearless pirates, and men full of vengeance. But for a Courtney, the greatest danger might jus...

The great escape
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A Nobel Prize-winning economist tells the remarkable story of how the world has grown healthier, wealthier, but also more unequal over the past two an...
History of Britain in maps
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From Mappa Mundi to modern election maps, the United Kingdom has evolved rapidly, along with the ways in which it has been mapped. In this time, carto...

War between the Turks and the Persians
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The Ottoman-Safavid conflict was viewed by the countries of Europe as being beneficial to their interests and there was therefore a subsequent hunger...
The Penguin history of Latin America
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Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and P...

Historopedia
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It's A Time-Travelling Journey Through Ireland … It's A Historopedia!  Buckle up and get ready to travel back in time with John and Fatti Burke's ne...
The Romanovs
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The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principalit...