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  • Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann
    Black Tudors (English, Paperback) Miranda Kaufmann

    A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

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  • Richard III by Matthew Lewis
    Richard III (English, Hardback) Matthew Lewis

    A definitive new biography of one of British history's most controversial figures, that seeks to bring peace to Richard III's reputation.

    $29.93 $31.89

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  • Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912 by Daisy Yiyou Wang
    Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912 (English, Hardback) Daisy Yiyou Wang

    A fascinating look at the life and times of empresses in the Qing dynasty

    $52.81 $60.00
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  • The Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James
    The Black Jacobins (Paperback) C. L. R. James

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.

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  • Culloden by John Prebble
    Culloden (Paperback) John Prebble

    The detail for the story told in Culloden has come from regimental Order Books and manuals, from contemporary newspapers and magazines, from the letters and memoirs of soldiers and officers, eye-witness accounts of atrocity and persecution, and the personal stories of the victims themselves.

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  • The Habsburg Empire by Pieter M. Judson
    The Habsburg Empire (English, Paperback) Pieter M. Judson

    A EuropeNow Editor's Pick...

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  • Facing East from Indian Country by Daniel K. Richter
    Facing East from Indian Country (English, Paperback) Daniel K. Richter

    In the beginning, North America was Indian country, but Native Americans soon yielded to the westward rush of European settlers. Or so the story usually goes. In Facing East from Indian Country, Daniel K. Richter keeps Native people center-stage throughout the story of the origins of the United States.

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  • Henry by David Starkey
    Henry (Paperback) David Starkey

    Bestselling royal historian David Starkey's captivating biography is a radical re-evaluation of Henry VIII, the British monarchy's most enduring icon.

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  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer
    The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England (English, Paperback) Ian Mortimer

    The past is a foreign country - this is your guide, from the bestselling author of Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval EnglandWe think of Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) as a golden age.

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  • The World Turned Upside Down by Christopher Hill
    The World Turned Upside Down (English, Paperback) Christopher Hill

    Studies the beliefs of radical groups as the Diggers, the Ranters, the Levellers and others, and the social and emotional impulses that gave rise to them. This title offers a portrait of the effusion of revolutionary beliefs, including the relations between rich and poor, the part played by wandering men, and the outbursts of sexual freedom.

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  • Isabella of Castile by Giles Tremlett
    Isabella of Castile (Paperback) Giles Tremlett

    'Packed with vivid character sketches and lyrical description, Tremlett has told a gripping story, full of beauty and darkness' The Times...

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  • Civil War by Peter Ackroyd
    Civil War (Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    The third volume of Peter Ackroyd's magisterial six-part History of England, taking readers from the accession of the first Stuart king, James I, to the overthrow of his grandson, James II

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  • Heretics and Believers by Peter Marshall
    Heretics and Believers (English, Paperback) Peter Marshall

    Shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2018...

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  • Empires of the Sea by Roger Crowley
    Empires of the Sea (Paperback) Roger Crowley

    Opening with the Ottoman victory in 1453 it is a breathtaking story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery and the Ottoman Empire - and the larger picture of the struggle between Islam and Christianity.

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  • Samuel Pepys: The Diaries by Samuel Pepys
    Samuel Pepys: The Diaries (Hardback) Samuel Pepys

    When Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) began writing in 1660 he was a young clerk living in London, struggling to pay his rent.

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  • Louis XIV, the Real Sun King by Jules Harper
    Louis XIV, the Real Sun King (English, Paperback) Jules Harper, Aurora von Goeth

    Based upon primary research-diaries, first-hand accounts of the times, letters etc. this book offers an amalgamation of many different facts, garnered from a multitude of resources, all in one book.

    $22.64 $24.95

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  • Europe's Tragedy by Peter H. Wilson
    Europe's Tragedy (Paperback) Peter H. Wilson

    The horrific series of conflicts known as the Thirty Years War (1618-48) tore the heart out of Europe, killing perhaps a quarter of all Germans and laying waste to whole areas of Central Europe to such a degree that many towns and regions never recovered. This title explains a compelling series of events.

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  • The Modern World-System III by Immanuel Wallerstein
    The Modern World-System III (English, Paperback) Immanuel Wallerstein

    A panoramic reinterpretation of global history, this title traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

    $34.55 $36.95
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  • The English Civil Wars by Blair Worden
    The English Civil Wars (English, Paperback) Blair Worden

    A brilliant appraisal of the Civil War and its long-term consequences, by an acclaimed historian.

    $7.75 $12.74
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  • Europe in Flames by John Matusiak
    Europe in Flames (English, Hardback) John Matusiak

    A new book on the Thirty Years War, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the conflict

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