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Guns germs and steel

**WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE**<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Over One Million Copies Sold<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Jared Diamond puts the case that geography and biogeography not race moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans Asians Native Americans sub-Saharan Africans and aboriginal Australians.
€17.40 €11.48

A little history of the world

In 'A Little History of the World' Ernst Gombrich tells the story of man from the stone age to the atomic bomb.
€14.20 €9.37




"Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun.
€26.85 €16.13

Far and away

"In 1991 Andrew Solomon faced down tanks in Moscow with a band of Russian artists protesting the August coup.
€23.70 €14.24


"Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific Simon Winchester tells the story of the worlds largest body of water and - in matters economic political and military - the ocean of the future.
€15.12 €9.96

The story of the Jews 1000 BC

It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction of creativity in oppression joy amidst grief the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds.
€17.40 €11.48

A history of the world in 100

Neil MacGregor's A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a bold original approach to human history exploring past civilizations through the objects that defined them.
€17.40 €11.48


"The mud-filled blood-soaked trenches of the Low Countries and North-Eastern Europe were essential battlegrounds during the First World War but the war reached many other corners of the globe and events elsewhere significantly affected its course.
€39.50 €26.07


"If your response to a mention of the Wars of the Roses the Sumerians or the Reformation is Hmm Ive heard of that - what was that again? then this is the book for you.
€11.05 €7.29


"From the remote and unforgiving landscape of northern Europe the Vikings voyaged to far-flung areas of the world with extraordinary consequences.
€28.25 €19.92


"SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 Landmarks is Robert Macfarlanes joyous meditation on words landscape and the relationship between the two.
€15.80 €10.43

I have a dream

"Can words really change the world? From the absurd to the inspirational from the divine to the diabolical these are the speeches that have changed history and left their mark on the world today.
€12.65 €8.35


Winner of the Estoril Global Issues Distinguished Book Prize 2013<div style="width:80%"><br/> <br/> Niall Ferguson'sCivilization: The Six Killer Apps of Western Power</em>is a vital brilliant look at the winning tools of power.
€17.40 €11.48

Killing Kennedy

The No.
€15.80 €10.43