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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

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by Miller, Amy
In the mid-nineteenth century, as new routes opened up, a new generation of travellers embarked on excursions to India, China and Japan. Globetrotters - leisure tourists with a keen interest in experiencing authentic culture - flocked to the East, casting aside preconceptions and gravitating towards what they hoped to be the unchanged landscapes and traditions of Eastern cultures.
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Ypres Salient & Passchendaele (Major & Mrs Holt's Battle Map)

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by Holt, Tonie
The Ypres Salient and Passchendaele map at 1:45,000 in from T V Holt Associates, showing present-day road network overprinted with WWI-related information: six front lines from different stages of the conflict, memorial sites including cemeteries, monuments and plaques, bunkers, demarcation stones, etc, all cross-referenced to extensive lists on the reverse side.
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Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches Major & Mrs Holt's Map

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by Holt, Tonie
D-Day Landing Beaches in Normandy in a series of Major & Mrs Holt’s Battle Maps from T V Holt Associates covering the main battlefields of the two World Wars. Present day road network is overprinted with extensive information about the landings.
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Great British Adventure Map

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It's not easy being an outdoor adventurer in Britain. There's just too much to choose from! The Great British Adventure Map, described by creators Strumpshaw, Tincleton & Giggleswick as ‘all the best bits of Britain on a single sheet of paper’, bamboozles you with choices for where to explore next. Packed with places to visit, things to see, trails to walk, events to join, rides to...ride, it's perfect f...
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Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country

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by Winder, Simon
'He is a master of the art of making history both funny and fun, with never any loss of seriousness. Once again he brings Germany bouncing back to life.' Simon Jenkins, author of A Short History of Europe.
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The Somme Fir Tree Aerial Map

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by Chandler, Richard
A contemporary map of the area of the Somme battlefields in 1916 created by cartographer and artist Richard Chandler, with an overprint indicating the two front lines, various places of interest and the cemeteries from World War I.
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The Shortest History of Germany

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by Hawes, James
In his acclaimed new bestseller, now in paperback, James Hawes tells the story of Europe's most admired and feared country, from Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel. With more than 100 maps and images, this is a fresh, concise and entertaining attempt to answer the question: are the Germans really us, or them?
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Balloon View of London

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One of several maps and panoramas of London to come out in 1851, the year of the Great Exhibition. This is an aerial panorama, naming streets and showing many individual buildings. The view is looking southwards and therefore appears "upside-down" compared to most maps. The enormous glass building built in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition is shown - Cockneys dubbed it the "Crystal Palace" and it's even na...
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The Old Ways

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by Robert Macfarlane
In 'The Old Ways' Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove - roads and sea paths that form part of a vast network of routes criss-crossing the British landscape and its waters, and connecting them to the continents beyond. The result is an immersive, enthralling exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths, of the stories our tracks keep ...
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Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People

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by Boyd, Julia
One of the Daily Telegraph's Best Books of 2017 A Guardian `Readers' Choice' Best Book of 2017 Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's right in front of your eyes? The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt - of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on, to grasp the ...
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The Shortest History of Europe

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by Hirst, John
READ IN AN AFTERNOON. REMEMBER FOR A LIFETIME. In this short, entertaining and thought-provoking book, acclaimed historian John Hirst provides a fascinating exploration of the qualities that have made Europe a world-changing civilisation. Starting with a rapid historical overview from the ancient Greeks to the present day (the 'shortest history' itself), Hirst goes on to explore in detail what makes Eur...
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Zurner's World 1710

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An attractive and decorative map of the world drawn by Zurner in about 1710. The map depicts the geographical knowledge of Europeans at the time - eastern Australia and western North America are largely blank spaces. The interior of Africa is wildly inaccurate - the Nile, Niger and Congo rivers all join up and the Niger flows in the wrong direction! Small diagrams around the edges of the map depict various ...
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Walk Through History: Discover Victorian London

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by Winn, Christopher
'What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.' - W.H. Davies Walking around London is one of life's great pleasures. There is a huge amount that you can only see on foot – but sometimes it is hard to know where to look. Luckily, Christopher Winn, bestselling author of I Never Knew That About London, knows where all the hidden treasures are. This book takes the reader on a s...
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Why We Get the Wrong Politicians

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by Hardman, Isabel (Author)
Shortlisted for the 2018 Waterstones Book of the Year Winner at the 2018 Parliamentary Book Awards "A really good book... Well-structured and well-written." Observer "Well written and incisive." The Times "Vital and compelling." New Statesman In an era when politicians are responsible for the Brexit logjam and embroiled in sexual-harassment and expenses scandals, it's no wonder we've lost our fait...
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Charles Booth's Descriptive Map of London Poverty 1889

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by Booth, Charles
Set of four loose sheets of inner London (each measuring 52x63cm), colour-coding each street according to the relative wealth of its inhabitants in the 1880s. A fascinating look at what London life was like in this defining era.
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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

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by Tim Marshall
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements... but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.
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A Line in the Sand

by James Barr
In 1916, in the middle of the First World War, two men secretly agreed to divide the Middle East between them. Sir Mark Sykes was a visionary politician; Francois Georges-Picot a diplomat with a grudge. The deal they struck, which was designed to relieve tensions that threatened to engulf the Entente Cordiale, drew a line in the sand from the Mediterranean to the Persian frontier. Territory north of that st...
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

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by Peter Frankopan
For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the west- in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of riches and adventure. Sweeping right across Central Asia and deep into China and India, a region that once took centre stage is again rising to dominate global politics, commerce and culture. A major reassessment of world history, The Silk Roads is...
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Postcard Aeroplane

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by SUCKUK
This travel themed postcard can be turned into a plane after reading the message! Your recipient will have fun assembling and playing with your unforgettable message.
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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by Yuval Noah Harari
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived.
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