History & Politics

By Barnes Bookshop

By Barnes Bookshop

Sicily '43: The First Assault on Fortress Europe

James Holland

£25.00 £23.25

Operation HUSKY: a new perspective on a major turning point in WWII.

The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates

Robin Lane Fox

£25.00 £23.25

From Homer to Hippocrates, the craft of healing & importance of case histories.

Behind the Enigma: The Authorised History of GCHQ, Britain's Secret Cyber-Intelligence Agency

John Ferris

£30.00 £27.90

First authorised history of GCHQ with access to its archives, debunks a few myths.

Venice: The Lion, the City and the Water

Cees Nooteboom

£20.00 £18.60

Walk through the alleyways & piazzas with a worthy successor to Montaigne & Mann.

Maiden Voyages: women and the Golden Age of transatlantic travel

Sian Evans

£25.00 £23.25

Transatlantic adventures of women from all classes, from migrants to millionaires.

Egyptologists' Notebooks

Chris Naunton

£32.00 £29.76

Unsung heroes of archaeology as seen in the letters, journals & drawings of the time.

Overpaid, Oversexed and Over There: How a Few Skinny Brits with Bad Teeth Rocked America

David Hepworth

£20.00 £18.60

How a grey post-war Britain electrified the US with The Beetles, The Stones & The Who.

The Last Assassin

Peter Stothard

£20.00 £18.60

The murder of Julius Caesar as seen through the last assassin to resist capture.

The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream

Charles Spencer

£25.00 £23.25

November 1120: the sinking of one ship leaves England in the grip of civil unrest.

The Time Traveller's Guide to Regency Britain

Ian Mortimer

£20.00 £18.60

The Britain of Beau Brummel, Byron & bad behaviour but also transition & change.

The Times Great Events: 200 Years of History as it Happened

£20.00 £18.60

From the revolutions of 1848 to the release of Mandela, ‘The Thunderer’ reported.

The Secret Life of the Savoy: and the D'Oyly Carte family

Olivia Williams

£20.00 £18.60

Cultural history of an hotel & the D’Oyly Carte family: jazz, operetta & Oscar Wilde.

War: How Conflict Shaped Us

Professor Margaret MacMillan

£20.00 £18.60

How war has wrought change over the ages – in medicine, technology & the arts.