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

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes.
Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece. See Atalanta - w... read more

Heroes
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 World History

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WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal life. Acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore selects over one hundred letters from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some are noble an... read more

Written in History: Letters That Changed the World
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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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In late August 1939, as war loomed over Europe, curators at the Louvre nestled the world's most famous painting into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. Thus began the b... read more

Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and Its Treasures During World War II
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 World History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

*Shortlisted for the 2018 Ballie Gifford Prize*
'THE BEST TRUE SPY STORY I HAVE EVER READ' JOHN LE CARRÉ
A thrilling Cold War story about a KGB double agent, by one of Britain's greatest historians
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man... read more

The Spy and the Traitor
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The author's odyssey began when she looked beyond Turkey's borders for contemporary traces of the Ottoman Empire. Their 800 years of rule ended a century ago--and yet, travelling through twelve countries from Kosovo to Greece to Palestine, she unc... read more

Ottoman Odyssey: Travels Through a Lost Empire
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 World History

The top five Sunday Timesbestseller.
'Breathtaking'Daily Mail. 'Astonishing'Sun. 'Shimmering'Spectator. 'Extraordinary'Daily Telegraph.
The Colour of Time spans more than a hundred years of world history from the reign o... read more

The Colour of Time: A New History of the Modern World 1850-1960
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"Delightfully horrifying."--Popular Science This wryly humorous collection of stories about bizarre medical treatments and cases offers a unique portrait of a bygone era in all its jaw-dropping weirdness. A p... read more

The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth - And Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine
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 World History

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Saga Land: the Island Stories at the Edge of the World
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New Yorker writer Paige Williams "does for fossils what Susan Orlean did for orchids" (Book Riot) in this "tremendous" (David Grann) true tale of one Florida man's attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--... read more

The Dinosaur Artist - Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
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A dramatic and revelatory new account of the final days in Hitler's bunker, based on new access to previously unseen Soviet archives. After two years of nonstop negotiations with the Russian authorities, Je... read more

The Death of Hitler - The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler s Body
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