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By Hartnell, Jack, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Wellcome Collection, 2018
Dripping with blood and gold, fetishized and tortured, gateway to earthly delights and point of contact with the divine, forcibly divided and powerful...

By Vinen, Richard, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2018
1968 saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary - around ten million French workers...

By Andress, David, 1969- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Head of Zeus, 2018
The author, professor of modern history at the University of Portsmouth, argues that we are suffering from an attack of social and cultural confusion...

By Collingham, E. M. (Elizabeth M.), author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2018
The glamorous daughter of an African chief shares a pineapple with a slave trader. Surveyors in British Columbia eat tinned Australian rabbit. Diamond...

By Christian, David, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2018
How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform...

By Rogan, Eugene L., author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2018
Revised and updated edition All formats and editions (2)
Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history of the Arabs in the modern world. Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the 16th century, this...

By Olusoga, David, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series 'Civilisation' (note the singular) is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely...

By Burleigh, Michael, 1955- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Pan Books, 2018
In the decades since the end of the Second World War, it has been widely assumed that the western model of liberal democracy and free trade is the way...

By Elborough, Travis, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Aurum Press, 2018
'Atlas of Improbable Places' shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers and armchair travellers alike...

By De Bellaigue, Christopher, 1971- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage Books, 2018
Telling the forgotten story of the Islamic Enlightenment, this title shows us how to look beyond sensationalist headlines to foster a genuine understanding...
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