From award-winning historian Saul David, an action-packed and powerful new narrative of the Battle of Okinawa – one of the greatest battles to take place across air, land and sea, and one of the most extraordinary, unusual episodes of the Second World War.
‘A formidable, brave and important book’ Robert Macfarlane Who owns England? Behind this simple question lies this country’s oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England’s elite came to own our land, and an inspiring manifesto for how to open up our countryside once more.
From the foremost historian of modern Spain comes the bloody, much misunderstood story of how, from 1874 to the present day the Spanish people were devastatingly betrayed by their political class, military and Church.
A handy and affordable Latin to English and English to Latin dictionary for everyday use, including guidance on Latin grammar and insights into Roman culture. The clear layout allows for fast and easy access when you most need it. Ideal for use at home, in the office or in the classroom.More than 60,000 words and phrases and 80,000 translations.
A guide to the best places to enjoy the local Irish cuisine and where to rest for the night along the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Elemental, enchanting and inspiring, the Wild Atlantic Way is Ireland's first long distance touring route, stretching the length of the West Coast of the Emerald Isle.
On the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s successful navigation to the coast of Australia, this is Alistair MacLean’s absorbing story of one of Britain’s great national heroes, from his obscure beginnings to his sudden and violent death at the age of fifty-one.
Spies, bed-hopping, treachery and executions – this story of espionage in wartime Bordeaux is told for the first time.