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Books on History

  • 1.  

    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
  • 2.  

    As a Man Thinketh

     By James Allen [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 64 44 (30% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! This little volume (the result of meditation and experience) is not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much-written upon subject of the power of thought. It is suggestive rather than explanatory, its object being to stimulate men and women to the discovery and perception of the truth that...James Allen...   more
  • 3.  

    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
  • 4.  

    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
  • 5.  

    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
  • 6.  

    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
  • 7.  

    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
  • 8.  

    Justinians Flea

     By William Rosen [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2007]
    Rs. 1,027 822 (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
  • 9.  

    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
  • 10.  

    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
  • 11.  

    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
  • 12.  

    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
  • 13.  

    Our Times

     By A N Wilson [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 888 808 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued The third in the series, following the bestselling }The Victorians{ and }After The Victorians{, bringing the reader up to the present day. Beginning in the 1950s, and how Britain had to reinvent itself in the aftermath of the War, moving onto the rise of satire, the Vietnam and Cold War,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardbound 2008 Paperback 2009
  • 14.  

    By Permission of Heaven

     By Adrian Tinniswood [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 982 894 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Magnificent new account of the Great Fire of London, piecing together the untold human story of the fire and its aftermath. There had, of course, been other fires. Four hundred and fifty years before, the city had almost burned to the ground. Yet the signs from the heavens in 1666...   more
  • 15.  

    The Victorians

     By A N Wilson [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 968 881 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued People, not abstract ideas, make history, and nowhere is this more revealed than in A. N. Wilson's superb portrait of the Victorians, in which hundreds of different lives have been pieced together to tell a story - one which is still unfinished in our own day. The 'global village' is...   more
  • 16.  

    War Without Fronts

     By Bernd Greiner [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 968 881 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Shortly before 8 am on 16 March 1968, C Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Regiment, 11th Brigade, Americal Division, on a search-and-destroy mission in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam, entered the hamlet of My Lai. By noon more than 400 women, children and old men had been systematically murdered. To this...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2010
  • 17.  

    A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys

     By Nathaniel Hawthorne [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 123 107 (13% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Here are the stories of King Midas, Pandora, Medusa, Hercules, and the other inhabitants of Mount Olympus told by one of America's greatest writers. Written in 1851 as a money-maker for the struggling Hawthorne, A Wonder Book has become a favorite for generations of children everywhere. Hawthorne's mastery of adventure...   more
  • 18.  

    The World That Never Was

     By Alex Butterworth [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 893 812 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Looks at the interweaving lives of several key anarchists in the later years of the 19th century. In this thrilling history of the rise of anarchism, historian Butterworth follows the rise of violent revolutionaries from the failed Paris Commune of 1871 to the 1905 Russian Revolution. The last years of...   more
  • 19.  

    In the City

     By Paul Du Noyer [Ebook, Adobe epub 2009]
    Rs. 800 728 (9% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued 'A dense and colourful account of one of the most vibrant musical centres in the world, In the City almost puts you on that train to London' Guardian In this fascinating history of London's music, which was the 2009 Sunday Times 'Music Book of the Year', Paul Du Noyer, critically-acclaimed...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010
  • 20.  

    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
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