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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 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 Donald, Graeme, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Michael O'Mara Books Limited, 2018
As Napoleon once observed, history is largely a set of lies agreed upon by the winners and, once a lie attains the dignity of age, it becomes the truth...

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 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 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...

By Emmott, Bill, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Economist, 2018
In light of the UK's Brexit vote and the rise of nationalist and anti-establishment sentiment in America and Europe, this book is a timely analysis of...

By Beard, Mary, 1955- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Profile Books, 2018
Kenneth Clark's 1969 BBC series Civilisation is perhaps the most celebrated documentary series ever made, except that it was entirely of its time: patrician...

By Mishra, Pankaj, author
Paperback. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2018
How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world - from American 'shooters' and ISIS...

By Downing, Taylor, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Little, Brown, 2018
In 1983 cinema audiences flocked to see the latest James Bond movie in which Roger Moore defeats a Soviet general who attempts to launch a nuclear first...
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