Much has been written on the origins of the First World War. But few works are likely to match the calm and measured judgement of this book.
An account of Gandhi's early career doesn't gloss over some uncomfortable facts.
A collection of essays examining the international impact of the Italian invasion of Ethiopia in 1935.
The world of Wilkie Collins and mid-Victorian London.
An impressive study of the transformation in the way people thought about democracy across the North Atlantic.
Mirand Seymour attempts to set the record straight on Anglo-German history.
What 18th-century Britons thought about their nascent Empire.
How radical Judaism was responsible for fanaticism, summary executions and torture in 6th-century Arabia.
‘The Victorian with whom you would most want to have dinner’.
The rationalism of leading German physicists failed to provide them with a moral compass in dealing with Hitler’s regime.
The life of Louis Bayard, one of the most important French spies of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic eras.
Conspiracy stories sell and Rudolf Hess is the gift that keeps on giving.
An absorbing account of the culture of royal power and high politics during the later Stuart period.
How the present urban age came about.
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