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Stanfords General Map of the World (Colour) Maxi Poster

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by Maxi Posters
Brighten up your wall with this beautiful reproduction of Stanford's vintage political world map. Originally published in 1921, our political world map showed the then newly-independent European nations, Britain's imperial possessions and post-WWI League of Nations mandates. Other features include the world's largest rivers, major railway lines and principal international shipping routes, including ...
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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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The Elite: The Story of Special Forces - From Ancient Sparta to the Gulf War

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by Fiennes, Ranulph
Inspired by the heroic war time escapades of his father, as well as drawing on his own experiences in the special forces, acclaimed adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes thrillingly explores the history of elite military units, from ancient Sparta to the War on Terror.
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The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom

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by Running Press
A tiny little gem of a book, only 7 x 8.5cm but 2cm thick, “The Quotable Winston Churchill: A Collection of Wit and Wisdom” contains many of Churchill’s inspirational quotes and excerpts from some of his most famous speeches. Arranged by subjects; life, war, his contemporaries, etc, each quote is presented on its own page, although it seems a pity not to have them dated. But the book does give the dates of ...
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London: A Life in Maps

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by Whitfield, Peter
London: one of the great historic cities of Europe, cultural capital, centre of music and fashion, hub of politics and business, Olympic city, home and workplace of millions. The city's long history is palpable - we can still see the London of Dickens, Dr Johnson, Defoe, Wren and even Shakespeare. The very names St Paul's, Smithfield, Charing Cross, St James's link us with those past eras. Ever since its fo...
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The Lost Pianos of Siberia: In Search of Russia's Remarkable Survivors

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by Roberts, Sophy
"'A sparkling debut by an outstanding and gifted author. A brilliant guide to Russia of the past and the present, set around an extraordinary search for the heart, soul and lost keyboards of centuries gone by." Peter Frankopan
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The A-Z History of London

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by Parker, Philip
For the last century A-Z maps have been the trusted and reliable source of mapping for Londoners. As the face of London has changed so have the maps. 'History of Britain in Maps' author, Philip Parker, will outline these changes and reveal how the city has changed over the last one hundred years in this beautiful coffee table book.
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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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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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Sherlock Holmes Map of London

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by Aventuras Literarias
A journey into the heart of Victorian London through words and places of literature’s most famous detective. On one side there is an 1891 replica map of central London with colour coded markers showing important places in the novels; A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Valley of Fear. This folded map comes in an A4 presentation sleeve. The other side features...
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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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Power & the People: Five Lessons from the Birthplace of Democracy

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by Scott, Alev
Democracy was born in Athens. From its founding myths to its golden age and its chaotic downfall, it's rich with lessons for our own times.
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The Mapmakers - A History of Stanfords

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by Peter Whitfield
We are proud to sell this wonderful book, as The Mapmakers is quite literally, all about us. One of London’s best known specialist shops, we have been trading, in Charing Cross and now Covent Garden, for more than 150 years and we are famous all over the world as a premier supplier of maps and geographical books.
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Edinburgh: Johnston's Map of 1893

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Reproduction of “Johnston’s Plan of Edinburgh, Leith, Portobello and Environs, constructed from the latest surveys with additions by the local surveyors of these towns by W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh & London, 1893”.
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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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Normandy D-Day - 6 June 1944 IGN Map

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Commemorative map from the IGN for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy on 6th June 1944, presenting in three large panels various grouping of the Allied Armies and the defending German forces, the changes in the front lines between 6th June and 18th August, and present day commemorative sites and monuments, plus additional bilingual notes.
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Charles Booth's Descriptive Map of London Poverty 1889

Sheet map, rolled
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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Silk Roads: Peoples, Cultures, Landscapes

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by Whitfield, Susan
Shortlisted the 2020 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award's Dorling Kindersley Illustrated Travel Book of the Year As world powers realign their cultural, economic and political outlooks, there is no better time to consider how Afro-Eurasia's complex network of ancient trade routes - which spanned the vastness of the steppe, vertiginous mountain ranges, fertile river plains and forbiddin...
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Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism

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by Varoufakis, Yanis
"Why is there so much inequality?" Xenia asks her father, the world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis. Drawing on memories of her childhood and a variety of well-known tales – from 'Oedipus' and 'Faust' to Frankenstein' and 'The Matrix' – Varoufakis explains everything you need to know in order to understand why economics is the most important drama of our times. In answering his daughter’s deceptivel...
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The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World

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by Frankopan, Peter
A brand new book from the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads `Masterly mapping out of a new world order' - Evening Standard Revised and updated edition The New Silk Roads takes a fresh look at the relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the ancient trade routes today. The world is changing dramatically and in an age of Brexit and Trump, the the...
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