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  • Machines of Warby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    Explore the military vehicles, artillery, and industrial weaponry that changed the course of history. From the first repeating rifles to the most advanced military technology of the 21st century, Machines of War presents a one-of-a-kind illustrated history of modern warfare, told through the weapons and vehicles that have dominated the battlefield... more...

  • World Historyby Philip Parker

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2017; Not Available

    A truly global view of history covering over 350 of the world's most important turning points. Presented in a beautiful slipcase, this is an essential gift for every history buff. World History is the most accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, covering the Neanderthals, the Assyrian Empire, Chinese dynasties, Vikings, World War... more...

  • Victorious Centuryby David Cannadine

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 42.29

    'This is stupendous. The British nineteenth century, in all its complexity, all its horror, all its energy, all its hopes is laid bare. This is the definitive history , and will remain so for generations' A.N. Wilson To live in Victorian Britain was to experience an astonishing series of changes, of a kind for which there was simply no precedent... more...

  • Darkest Hourby Anthony McCarten

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68

    From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything , this is a cinematic, behind-the-scenes account of a crucial moment which takes us inside the mind of one of the world's greatest leaders - and provides a revisionist, more rounded portrait of his leadership. May, 1940. Britain is at war, European democracies are falling rapidly and... more...

  • Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Agesby Brian FitzGerald

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 83.99

    How did intellectuals in France, England, and Italy in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries seek to understand and resolve competing claims of divine inspiration or prophecy? Conflicts between secular and theological intellectuals reveal a world struggling to define the contours of religious authority, sanctity, and sacred texts. more...

  • Escaping Hitlerby Monty Halls

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 17.66

    ‘ I was on a train, and a German soldier began shouting at me and poking me in the ribs with his machine gun. I just thought that was it, the game was up . . .’ Downed airman Bob Frost faced danger at every turn as he was smuggled out of France and over the Pyrenees. Prisoner of war Len Harley went on the run in Italy, surviving months in hiding... more...

  • The Good Fightby Jim McDowell

    Gill Books 2017; US$ 10.99

    This gripping memoir from legendary Sunday World Northern Ireland editor Jim McDowell recalls life on the frontline reporting on one of the world's deadliest conflict zones. more...

  • Wounds: A Memoir of War and Loveby Fergal Keane

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 16.98

    A family story of blood and memory and the haunting power of the past. more...

  • Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War Two – Spearhead of Victoryby Patrick Bishop

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 17.89

    In 2018 the RAF is one hundred years old. In his new book, destined to be a classic, Patrick Bishop examines the high point of its existence – the Second World War, when the Air Force saved the nation from defeat then led the advance to victory. more...

  • War Storiesby Peter Snow; Ann MacMillan

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 31.99

    War Stories is a fascinating account of ordinary men and women swept up in the turbulence of war. These are the stories - many untold until now - of thirty-four individuals who have pushed the boundaries of love, bravery, suffering and terror beyond the imaginable. They span three centuries and five continents. There is the courage of Edward Seagar... more...