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Our general historical titles, with particular strengths in social history, literary history, art history, history of education and historical biography.

Armies of Pestilence

Armies of Pestilence:

The Impact of Pandemics on History

By R.S. Bray

An absorbing and accessible account of the effects of disease and pandemics on human history, from the ancient to the modern world.

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ISBN: 9780718895600
$30.00

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ISBN: 9780718848170
$23.99 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718848187
$23.99 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718848163
$24.00 (RRP)
Before the Greeks

Before the Greeks

By M. Chahin

A guide to the pre-Greek civilisations of Europe and Western Asia, from the Sumerians, Egyptians and Minoans to the Hebrews, Sea Peoples and Persians.

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ISBN: 9780718829506
$50.00
The Book of the Toad

The Book of the Toad:

A Natural and Magical History of Toad-Human Relations

By Robert DeGraaff

A fascinating exploration of the toad, establishing the scientific facts and investigating its role in art, literature and folklore.

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ISBN: 9780718828417
$33.00
Britain's Greatest Prime Minister

Britain's Greatest Prime Minister:

Lord Liverpool

By Martin Hutchinson

A biography of the second Earl of Liverpool, revealing a highly capable leader who laid the foundations for nineteenth-century Britain's prosperity.

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ISBN: 9780718895631
$75.00

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ISBN: 9780718895648
$30.00
British Sport

British Sport:

A Social History

By Dennis Brailsford

A survey of British sport, from the Middle Ages to the present, placing sport in the wider ambit of British life and examining its social implications.

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ISBN: 9780718829773
$31.00
Burn, Holy Fire!

Burn, Holy Fire!:

Religion in Lewes Since the Reformation

By Jeremy Goring

An account of the religious development of Lewes in East Sussex, revealing a social history of religion in England from the Reformation to the present day.

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ISBN: 9780718830403
$31.00
Canadian Churches and the First World War

Canadian Churches and the First World War

By Gordon L. Heath (editor)

Essays on the responses of the Canadian churches to the First World War, providing an introduction to a neglected area of Canadian social and religious history.

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ISBN: 9780718893583
$39.00

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ISBN: 9780718842703
$31.00 (RRP)
A Century of Art and Design Education

A Century of Art and Design Education:

From Arts and Crafts to Conceptual Art

By Stuart MacDonald

A ground-breaking study of the development of education in art and design in Britain from the middle of the 19th century to the 1970s.

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ISBN: 9780718830489
$41.00
The Church of England and the First World War

The Church of England and the First World War

By Alan Wilkinson

The classic account exploring the complex and multifacted role played by the Church of England in British society during World War One.

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ISBN: 9780718893217
$35.00

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ISBN: 9780718841652
$27.99 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718841669
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ISBN: 9780718841645
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Cranmer in Context

Cranmer in Context

By Peter Newman Brooks

An anthology of and introduction to the life and writings of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, Tudor martyr and creator of The Book of Common Prayer.

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ISBN: 9780718827908
$26.00
Cricket's Biggest Mystery

Cricket's Biggest Mystery:

The Ashes

By Ronald Willis

A fascinating study of the origin of the Ashes and the early development of Test cricket.

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ISBN: 9780718825881
$33.00
Edward Jerman

Edward Jerman:

1605–1668 The Metamorphosis of a Master-Craftsman

By Helen Collins

A study of the work of the architect and craftsman who built the most important secular buildings in the City of London after the Great Fire.

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ISBN: 9780718830380
$67.00