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Empires of the Weak: The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

Empires of the Weak

The Real Story of European Expansion and the Creation of the New World Order

Princeton University Press (2019)
£24.02

How the rise of the West was a temporary exception to the predominant world order What accounts...

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

The Secret Token

Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2018)
£13.57

*National Bestseller* A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people...

Lucy's Legacy: The Quest for Human Origins

Lucy's Legacy

The Quest for Human Origins

Crown/Archetype (2009)
£12.52

“Lucy is a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton who has become the spokeswoman for human evolution. She is...

Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History
Penguin Publishing Group (2007)
£12.52

The world’s greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations ...

The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush

The Great Ocean

Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush

Oxford University Press (2013)
£18.44

A groundbreaking and lyrically written work that explores the world of the Pacific Ocean.

The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates

The Invisible Hook

The Hidden Economics of Pirates

Princeton University Press (2009)
£15.28

Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers...

The Oak Island Mystery: World's Greatest Treasure Hunt

The Oak Island Mystery (2nd ed.)

World's Greatest Treasure Hunt

Dundurn (2012)
£5.99

In 1795 three boys began to dig, and what they uncovered started the world's greatest and strangest...

South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917

South

The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917

The Floating Press (1919)
£6.59

When Sir Henry Ernest Shackleton was beaten to the South Pole in 1912, he decided to trek across the...

Batavia
Penguin Random House Australia (2011)
£11.99

Batavia is the greatest story in Australia’s history and history comes to life with Peter...

K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain

K2

Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain

Crown/Archetype (2009)
£13.57

A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing the world's most difficult and...