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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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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'A fabulous book, good enough to eat with a spoon! Marvellous.' John Lloyd, creator of QI The Golden Atlas is a spectacular visual history of exploration and cartography, a treasure chest of adventures from the chronicles... read more

The Golden Atlas - The Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps
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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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The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
A school and university cadet in Sydney, Barney Greatrex signed up for RAF Bomber Command in 1941, ea... read more

Barney Greatrex: From Bomber Command to the French Resistance
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 World History

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time-wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.
People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world ... read more

Energy
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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

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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 World History

Reading Level:4 Non Fiction

For the mothers of the disappeared in 1970s Argentina, protest was difficult. Every Thursday they marched in front of government buildings wearing headscarves embroidered with the names of their lost children. Through sewing, they found a way to campaign. In Tudor England Mary, Q... read more

Threads of Life
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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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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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