History books

The bestselling history, archaeology and historical reference books, plus our recommendations in this category.

Guardian branded history books View all >>

Pathways

Pathways
by Nicholas Rudd-Jones & David Stewart
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True North

True North
by Martin Wainwright
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Clue to Our Lives

Clue to Our Lives
by Sandy Balfour
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Hidden Treasures of England

Hidden Treasures of England
by Michael McNay
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Family Britain, 1951-1957

Family Britain, 1951-1957
by David Kynaston
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Bluestockings

Bluestockings
by Jane Robinson
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Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire

Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire
by Iain Sinclair
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Gomorrah

Gomorrah
by Roberto Saviano
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Military history View all >>

When the Lamps Went Out

When the Lamps Went Out
by Nigel Fountain
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Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers
by Christopher Clark
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Lawrence in Arabia

Lawrence in Arabia
by Scott Anderson
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Pope and Mussolini

Pope and Mussolini
by David I Kertzer
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British history View all >>

When the Lamps Went Out

When the Lamps Went Out
by Nigel Fountain
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People

People
by Selina Todd
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This Boy

This Boy
by Alan Johnson
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God's Traitors

God's Traitors
by Jessie Childs
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World history View all >>

When the Lamps Went Out

When the Lamps Went Out
by Nigel Fountain
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Edinburgh in the 1950s

Edinburgh in the 1950s
by Jack Gillon
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Spy Among Friends

Spy Among Friends
by Ben Macintyre
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Fractured Times

Fractured Times
by Eric Hobsbawm
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Archaeology View all >>

Wisdom of the Myths

Wisdom of the Myths
by Luc Ferry
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Confronting the Classics

Confronting the Classics
by Mary Beard
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Under Another Sky

Under Another Sky
by Charlotte Higgins
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Horse, the Wheel, and Language

Horse, the Wheel, and Language
by David Anthony
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Ancient history View all >>

Under Another Sky

Under Another Sky
by Charlotte Higgins
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Under Another Sky

Under Another Sky
by Charlotte Higgins
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True History of Merlin the Magician

True History of Merlin the Magician
by Anne Lawrence Mathers
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Histories

Histories
by Herodotus
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American history View all >>

12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave
by Solomon Northup
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Respect Yourself

Respect Yourself
by Robert Gordon
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Careless People

Careless People
by Sarah Churchwell
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Cuba

Cuba
by Richard Gott
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European View all >>

Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers
by Christopher Clark
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From Pompeii

From Pompeii
by Ingrid D Rowland
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Berlin

Berlin
by Rory MacLean
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Pope and Mussolini

Pope and Mussolini
by David I Kertzer
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General/Reference View all >>

When the Lamps Went Out

When the Lamps Went Out
by Nigel Fountain
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People

People
by Selina Todd
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Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait
by James Hall
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