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What do you do if you're seventh in the line to the throne? Kill all other claimants, of course.
The two rivers where civilisation began.
Opium has been known and used for more than 7,000 years. A brilliantly researched and wide-ranging study brings its history up to date.
Faced with a crisis in her personal life, Sarah Stoddart Hazlitt found respite in long and often dangerous walks.
Peter Lake, Michael Questier
Having survived the rigours of the Great War, soldiers faced the return to civilian life. For some, it presented an even greater challenge.
Often lost behind stories of kings, queens, bishops and saints, what was life like for an Anglo-Saxon woman below the upper ranks of society?
The leader of the Soviet Revolution was an armed prophet who adopted the characteristics of the lion and the fox.
‘Ideas don’t do things; people do.’
Faced with a crisis in her personal life and an uncertain future, Sarah Stoddart Hazlitt found respite in long, arduous and often dangerous walks. Countless women have followed in her footsteps.
A sympathetic narrative of a people integral to the national story.
The English republic was brought down by the same forces that brought it to power.
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