Historical Events and Topics books

65,099 items
Sort & refine results
  • Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Between The World And Me (English, Paperback) Ta-Nehisi Coates

    In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one. It is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite a nation after a civil war and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and...

    $10.68 $14.83

    5 stars

    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
    Man's Search For Meaning (English, Paperback) Viktor E. Frankl

    Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's degenerating influence - while those who made a victory of those experiences turned them into an inner triumph.

    $5.76 $6.37
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    Aged thirteen when Anne Frank went into the secret annexe, Anne kept a diary in which she confided her innermost thoughts and feelings, movingly revealing how the eight people living under these extraordinary conditions coped with the daily threat of discovery and death, petty misunderstandings and the unbearable strain of living like prisoners.

    $9.28 $20.25
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Free the Tipple by Jennifer Croll
    Free the Tipple (English, Hardback) Jennifer Croll, Kelly Shami

    Celebrating women? Cheers to that! These cocktail recipes are inspired by some of the world's most amazing ladies.

    $11.86 $14.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The National Trust Book of Scones by Sarah Clelland
    The National Trust Book of Scones (English, Hardback) Sarah Clelland

    Sarah Cleland brings you 50 scone recipes from the National Trust.

    $12.55
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Jambusters by Julie Summers
    Jambusters (English, Paperback) Julie Summers

    Published to coincide with the release of a major ITV drama series HOME FIRES, inspired by the book

    $9.13 $15.50
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Boot Room Boys by Peter Hooton
    The Boot Room Boys (English, Hardback) Peter Hooton

    Lifelong Liverpool supporter and editor of legendary fanzine The End, Peter Hooton takes us back into that old storage room, where first Shankly, then in succession Paisley, Fagan and Dalglish drank tea, analysed, strategised, selected and deselected, and built the most successful British club in Europe in the 20th Century.

    $24.11 $25.55
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
    The Soul of America (English, Hardback) Jon Meacham

    Shows readers moments throughout the nation's history, including the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movements, to guide them in understanding American politics today.

    $23.67 $30.00
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
    The Zookeeper's Wife (English, Paperback) Diane Ackerman

    A remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II - for fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and The Postmistress.

    $12.61
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • I Saw Eternity the Other Night by Timothy Day
    I Saw Eternity the Other Night (English, Hardback) Timothy Day

    The sound of the choir of King's College, Cambridge - its voices perfectly blended, its emotions restrained, its impact sublime - has become famous all over the world, and for many, the distillation of a particular kind of Englishness. This is especially so at Christmas time, with the broadcast of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, whose centenary is celebrated this year. How did this small...

    $26.92 $31.94
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Britain's Royal Families by Alison Weir
    Britain's Royal Families (English, Paperback) Alison Weir

    Fascinating and authoritative of Britain's royal families from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I to Queen Victoria, by leading popular historian Alison Weir 'George III is alleged to have married secretly, on 17th April, 1759, a Quakeress called Hannah Lightfoot.

    $12.24 $14.04
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Book of Christmas by Christopher Winn
    The Book of Christmas (English, Hardback) Christopher Winn

    A charming gift book that unravels the origins behind the weird and wonderful Christmas traditions from around the world.

    $14.77 $16.59
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Embroidered Stories by Helen Wyld
    Embroidered Stories (English, Paperback) Helen Wyld

    Showcases samplers which will be exhibited at the National Museum of Scotland 26 October 2018 to 21 April 2019. Dating from the early 18th to the late 19th century, these embroidered pictures hold a wealth of information and are a record of two centuries of Scottish social history.

    $11.88 $12.76
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Back to Black by Kehinde Andrews
    Back to Black (English, Hardback) Kehinde Andrews

    One of Britain's most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.

    $21.30 $24.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The Fire Now by Azeezat Johnson
    The Fire Now (English, Paperback) Azeezat Johnson

    Bringing together some of the UK's leading scholars on race, this collection reframes anti-racist scholarship and activism for a new era by contributing a much-needed British angle to the US-led body of work on whiteness, anti-racist education, black queer studies and intersectionality.

    $21.97 $29.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel
    Five Chimneys (English, Paperback) Olga Lengyel

    Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.

    $14.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Histories of the Unexpected by Dr Sam Willis
    Histories of the Unexpected (English, Hardback) Dr Sam Willis, Professor James Daybell

    A revolutionary and fun new book that reveals how everything, from beds and bubbles to sleep and signatures, has a history.

    $21.42 $24.26
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • Betrumped by Edward Allhusen
    Betrumped (English, Hardback) Edward Allhusen

    The story of over three thousand words that today are forgotten, unfamiliar and increasingly rare. A funny and fascinating window on the rich history of the English language.

    $17.01 $19.15
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • A Christmas Cornucopia by Mark Forsyth
    A Christmas Cornucopia (English, Hardback) Mark Forsyth

    For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know much about Christmas. We don't know that the date we celebrate was chosen by a madman, or that Christmas, etymologically speaking, means "Go away, Christ." Nor do we know that Christmas was first celebrated in 243 AD on March 28?and only moved to December 25 in 354 AD. We're oblivious to the fact that the advent calendar was...

    $11.29 $16.95
    More details
    Ready To Go
  • The View From the Corner Shop by Kathleen Hey
    The View From the Corner Shop (Paperback) Kathleen Hey, Patricia Malcolmson

    A lively diary chronicling the ups and downs of running a grocery shop in a Yorkshire town during the rationing years of the Second World War

    $10.27 $14.00
    More details
    Ready To Go