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Books on History

  • 1.  

    Lost Enlightenment

     By S Frederick Starr [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 2,469 1,975 (20% OFF)
    Discontinued In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds—remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in...   more
  • 2.  

    King Leopolds Ghost

     By Adam Hochschild [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 515 345 (33% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued A riveting and highly readable account of the Congo massacre a hundred years ago. It won the 1999 Duff Cooper Prize. WINNER OF THE 1999 DUFF COOPER PRIZE. 'Brilliant .. this book must be read and re-read' Neal Ascherson'. 'A hundred years ago, enlightened people in the western world were...   more
  • 3.  

    Twelve Years a Slave

     By Solomon Northup [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 64 45 (30% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! About the Book Why had I not died in my young years-before Godhad given me children to love and live for? Whatunhappiness and suffering and sorrow it would haveprevented. I sighed for liberty; but the bondsman's chain wasround me, and could not be shaken off.'1841: Solomon Northup is a successful...   more
  • 4.  

    The Last of the Last

     By Claude Choules [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 800 728 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Before his death at the age of 110 in May 2011, Claude Choules was the last man alive who had served in both world wars. Claude learned life's lessons during a rural childhood in England and later in the Royal Navy as a boy sailor, before graduating to become an...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010 Paperback 2011
  • 5.  

    The Oresteia

     By Aeschylus [Ebook, Adobe epub]
    Rs. 64 41 (35% OFF)
    Discontinued "Streamlined in its storytelling and voluptuous in its use of language."Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times [from a review of the Court Theater production] The great trilogy that is the wellspring of Western drama. Aeschylus, the earliest of the great Attic tragedians, presented his Oresteia at Athens' City Dionysia festival in 458...   more
  • 6.  

    142 Strand

     By Rosemary Ashton [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 899 818 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued A marvellous birds-eye view of the intellectual furore of Victorian England, combining politics, philosophy, religious controversy and sexual adventure. Subtitled, }A Radical Address In Victorian London{. A fascinating microhistory of not just an address, but a whole social circle and creative period. The home of the young publisher John Chapman,...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2008 Hardbound 2006
  • 7.  

    The American Civil War

     By John Keegan [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 1,145 1,042 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued The definitive history of the American Civil War, highlighting the geography, leadership and strategic logic at the heart of the conflict. With maps and illustrations. The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. It is also one of the most mysterious. It has captured...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2010 Hardbound 2009
  • 8.  

    Bertie Ahern Autobiography

     By Bertie Ahern [Ebook, Adobe epub 2009]
    Rs. 889 809 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Working with Richard Aldous, Bertie Ahern has written a very human and compelling book which reveals what it was like to be Irish Taoiseach for more than ten tumultuous years during which the whole country and Europe was transformed. Bertie Ahern, three times Irish Taoiseach, is often described as an...   more
  • 9.  

    Civilization

     By Roger Osborne [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 968 881 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Ever since the attacks of 11th September, western leaders have described a world engaged in 'a fight for civilization'. But what do we mean by civilization? We believe in a western tradition of openness and freedom that has produced a good life for many millions of people and a culture...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback
  • 10.  

    Curiosities of Literature

     By John Sutherland [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 711 654 (8% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Subtitled, }A Book-Lover's Anthology Of Literary Erudition{. With essays on everything from illegal substances to miserable summer weather. With illustrations by Martin Rowson. How much heavier was Thackeray's brain than Walt Whitman's? Which novels do American soldiers read? When did cigarettes start making an appearance in English literature? And, while...   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 2008 Paperback 2009
  • 11.  

    Danube

     By Claudio Magris [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 968 881 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued In this acclaimed international bestseller, Claudio Magris tracks the Danube River, setting his finger on the pulse of Central Europe, the crucible of a culture that draws on influences of East and West, Christianity and Islam. In each town he raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments, from...   more
  • 12.  

    Fred Dibnah- - Made in Britain

     By David Hall [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 711 654 (8% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued In 2004, after felling his last chimney and retiring from steeplejacking, Fred took to the road on his beloved traction engine for the BBC series Made in Britain. Travelling the length and breadth of the country, the intention was to seek out the remarkable achievements of the craftsmen, engineers, inventors...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010 Paperback 2011
  • 13.  

    Ill Tell Me Ma

     By Brian Keenan [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 803 731 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued The story of an ordinary boy growing up in Belfast who would go on to become world-famous as a hostage in Beirut, and author of the extraordinary testimony of imprisonment and survival that was "An Evil Cradling" In this remarkable and equally moving act of retrieval, Brian Keenan has captured...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2010 Hardbound 2003
  • 14.  

    I Never Knew That About England

     By Christopher Winn [Ebook, Adobe epub 2012]
    Rs. 949 864 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued This glorious miscellany of good stories and fascinating facts about England, is the ultimate journey around the country, and includes history, legends, firsts, supremes, unusuals, inventions, birthplaces and gossip from each county. This irresistible miscelllany unearths the enthralling stories, firsts, birthplaces, legends and inventions that shape the country's rich and...   more
  • 15.  

    I Never Knew That About the River Thames

     By Christopher Winn [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 968 881 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued An intriguing miscellany of fascinating facts about the River Thames and its environs. Delves deeper on from the minutiae of }I Never Knew That About London{ and follows the famous river from source to sea, visiting its towns, villages and interesting places, unearthing peculiar facts about them along the way....   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010
  • 16.  

    Justinians Flea

     By William Rosen [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2007]
    Rs. 1,029 823 (20% OFF)
    Discontinued The epic story of the collision between one of nature's smallest organisms and history's mightiest empire During the golden age of the Roman Empire, Emperor Justinian reigned over a territory that stretched from Italy to North Africa. It was the zenith of his achievements and the last of them. In...   more
  • 17.  

    The Lady In the Tower

     By Alison Weir [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 890 810 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued The imprisonment and execution of Queen Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII-s second wife, in May 1536 was unprecedented in English history. It was sensational in its day, and has exerted endless fascination over the minds of historians, novelists, dramatists, poets, artists and film-makers ever since. Anne was imprisoned in the Tower...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2010 Paperback 2009
  • 18.  

    Making Haste From Babylon

     By Nick Bunker [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 1,320 1,201 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued A vivid and original account of The Mayflower Pilgrims and their first decade in the New Plymouth colony, telling their story in unrivalled depth. At the end of 1618, a blazing green star soared across the night sky over the Northern Hemisphere. From the Philippines to the Great Lakes, the...   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 2010
  • 19.  

    Moll

     By Sin Rees [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 1,321 1,202 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued About the book Daniel Defoe's fictional heroine Moll Flanders is famous for her criminal and sexual adventures, racily portrayed on big and small screens. But who was she? And what world did she really inhabit?To answer these questions Moll takes its readers on a journey of literary and historical detection,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2011 Paperback
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    Orpheus

     By Ann Wroe [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 1,321 1,202 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued For at least two and a half millennia, the figure of Orpheus has haunted humanity. Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet and lover, his story never leaves us. He may be myth, but his lyre still sounds, entrancing everything that hears it: animals, trees, water, stones, and men. In this...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2011 Paperback
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