From Mappa Mundi to modern election maps, the United Kingdom has evolved rapidly, along with the ways in which it has been mapped. In this time, cartography has not only kept pace with these changes, but has often driven them. In th... read more

History of Britain in Maps : Over 90 Maps of Our Nation Through Time

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 History

The heart is at the centre of every life. It is the first major organ to develop and, three billion beats later, it is the last to stop working. The object of fascination for countless scientists and artists across the centuries, the heart is as much a metaphorical as a physio... read more

Heart: A Vital History

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 History

A comprehensive guide to those extraordinary moments that defined human history, written by respected figures from the fields of science, history, and journalism.

1001 Days That Shaped the World

Behind every disease is a story, a complex narrative woven of multiple threads, from the natural history of the disease, to the tale of its discovery and its place in history.   But what is vital in all of this is how the diseas... read more

The Atlas of Disease: Epidemics, Outbreaks and Contagion in 50 Maps

Lying in the middle of a vast ocean, Aotearoa New Zealand was the last habitable land mass in the world to be settled by humans. Our history represents the powerful coming-together of two great seafaring traditions, Polynesian and Europ... read more

Ocean: Tales of voyaging and encounter that defined New Zealand

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 History

In this visually stunning book, award-winning journalists Betsy Mason and Greg Miller--authors of the National Geographic cartography blog "All Over the Map"--explore the intriguing stories behind maps from a wide variety of cultures, civilizations, and time ... read more

All over the Map - A Cartographic Odyssey

Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet.
Originally published as a multi-part serial in The Australian, By Sea a... read more

By Sea and Stars - The Story of the First Fleet
$27.99(NZD) inc GST

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 History

On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, "Once that first stack got going, i... read more

The Library Book

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 History

Series:Religion, Politics and Society in Britain Ser.

One of the Guardian's '50 Biggest Books of Autumn 2018' Early in the morning of 6 May 1840, on an ultra-respectable Mayfair street, a footman answered the door to a panic-stricken maid from a nearby house. Her elderly master, Lord William Ru... read more

Murder by the Book - A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime

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 History

The broadcast that George VI made to the nation on the outbreak of war in September 1939 - which formed the climax of the multi Oscar-winning film The King's Speech - was the product of years of hard work with Lionel Logue, his iconoclastic Australian-born speech therapist.
Ye... read more

The King's War

The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished.

How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy
$36.99(NZD) inc GST

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 History

'History as you've never seen it before.' Dan Snow In this fascinating and original new book, Sam Willis and James Daybell lead us on a journey of discovery that tackles some of the greatest historical themes - from the Tudors to the Second ... read more

Histories of the Unexpected - How Everything Has a History
$45.00(NZD) inc GST