The Pocket History series is a conveniently portable, stylishly packaged and eminently collectible set of books that each open a window onto a selection of remarkable stories, characters and themes from the past. Ranging through time and across the globe, this unique series reveals and re-examines events both iconic and lesser known.

The Clash of History's Titans: Iconic Adversaries of the Distant Past
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 World History

The Adelaide Hills - A History examines the history of that portion of the Mount Lofty Ranges nearest Adelaide.

The Adelaide Hills: A History
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From the acclaimed author of River Town and Oracle Bones, an intimate excavation of life in one of the world's oldest civilizations at a time of convulsive change Drawn by a fascination with Egypt's rich history and culture, Peter Hessler move... read more

The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution
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Following Danubia and the bestselling Germania, Lotharingia is the third and final instalment in Simon Winder's hilarious and informative personal exploration of European history.
In 843 AD, the three surviving grandsons of the great ... read more

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country
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 World History

Biographies of artists and writers have traditionally presented an individual's lone struggle for self-expression. In this book, critics and historians challenge these assumptions in a series of essays that focus on artist and writer couples... read more

Significant Others : Creativity and Intimate Partnership
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 World History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

A gripping exploration of the life of the world's oldest and most famous printed book. 'The remarkable tale of "Number 45", one of the finest copies of the Gutenberg Bible in existence . . . A fascinating story that touches on the origin of books, the passion of collectors, th... read more

The Lost Gutenberg
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Epic Continent - Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe
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As an example of local history this volume is unusual and endearing - unusual in its delivery of information and endearing as an expression of personal passion for a particular place.

Nophoto
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The first British women to set foot in India did so in the very early seventeenth century, two and a half centuries before the Raj. Women made their way to India for exactly the same reasons men did ... read more

She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen - The Lives and Times of British Women in India 1600 1900
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'Fascinating . . . The history of the world through the eye of a needle . . . I recommend this book to anyone' THE SPECTATOR
'A charming, absorbing and history that takes us on a journey from the silk roads to sportswear, f... read more

The Golden Thread: A Cultural History of Humanity in Twelve Fabrics
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 World History

A sweeping history of cities through the millennia--from Mesopotamia to Manhattan--and how they have propelled Homo sapiens to dominance. Six thousand years ago, there were no cities on the planet. Today, more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas... read more

Cities: The First 6,000 Years
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In 1942, the Gestapo would stop at nothing to track down a mysterious 'limping lady' who was fighting for the freedom of France. The Nazi chiefs issued a simple but urgent command: 'She is the most d... read more

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of Virginia Hall (WW2's most dangerous spy)
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