Cookie Consent:
Please click Accept to accept cookies from this site, or visit our Cookie Policy page for full details of the cookies we use.

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

Star Tales

Star Tales:

Revised and Expanded Edition

By Ian Ridpath

A revised and expanded edition of the classic introduction to the myths and legends associated with the stars and constellations.

Kindle eBook
ISBN: 9780718847838
£12.00
Buy 'Star Tales' (Kindle) from Amazon.co.uk

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718847814
State of Paralysis

State of Paralysis:

A Cultural History of Brexit

By John Elsom

An exploration of the complex relationship between Britain and Europe since WWII, and the cultural shifts that have culminated in the turmoil of Brexit.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718895174
£19.50

ePub eBook
ISBN: 9780718847319

Kindle eBook
ISBN: 9780718847326
£12.00
Buy 'State of Paralysis' (Kindle) from Amazon.co.uk

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718847302
The Story of Quakerism in Scotland

The Story of Quakerism in Scotland:

1650–1850

By George B. Burnet and William H. Marwick

The fascinating and troubled history behind Scottish Quakerism is charted in impressive detail in this pioneering study.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718891763
£20.25

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718842260
Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale

Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale:

Sport, Health and Exercise in eighteenth-century England

By Julia Allen

An exploration of the history of British sport, viewed through the lens of the life and work of Samuel Johnson and his friend and correspondent Hester Thrale.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718892760
£21.00

ePub eBook
ISBN: 9780718840983

Kindle eBook
ISBN: 9780718841003
£13.13
Buy 'Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale' (Kindle) from Amazon.co.uk

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718840990
Take a Cold Tub, Sir!

Take a Cold Tub, Sir!:

The Story of the 'Boy's Own Paper'

By Jack Cox

Full of extracts and illustrations from the original issues, this is the definitive story of one of the world's great children's papers, by its last editor.

Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718825058
£20.25
A Taste for Diversions

A Taste for Diversions:

Sport in Georgian England

By Dennis Brailsford

An essential text for students and general readers alike, exploring some of the most important years in the formation of our sporting heritage.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718829810
£20.25
Victorian Horses and Carriages

Victorian Horses and Carriages:

A Personal Sketch Book

By William Francis Freelove

From the Hansom cab to the brewer's dray, twenty-seven coloured sketches providing a delightful portrait of Victorian life and transport.

Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718824488
£3.75
Your Family History

Your Family History:

And How to Discover It

By C.M. Matthews

A detailed guide to the sources available for those who want to trace their family trees, with useful advice on how to conduct research and record results.

Special Offer
Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718825423
£17.10 (was £19.00)
Offer ends 31 Jul 2020