The changing fortunes of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Taylor Downing is impressed by this year's Longman-History Today prizewinner.
How the founder of the modern Zionist movement awakened the impoverished Jewish masses of Eastern Europe to the idea of statehood.
Britain's interactions with its North American colonies told through the life story of several families.
Two books consider the idea of utopia and how 'humankind has yearned for a timeless elsewhere'.
A provocative but compelling book investigates the parallels betweern Pakistan and Israel.
A fact-based novel about the Borgias.
An elegant study of one of the most remarkable buildings to have ever been built.
How Russia's leaders have fabricated and maintained state legitimacy.
Narrating the prehistory of the modern encyclopedia
A new book focuses on what was distinct about religious pollution in Roman culture.
A tale of Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders.
The Mediterranean from the beginning to the emergence of the Classical World
An absorbing study of printed news in Jacobean and Caroline England.
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