ReadItSwapIt
ReadItSwapIt Book Logo
Search  for  
Browse

The following books are available in History & Politics (4940 titles):


Book Cover Image

Book For Postage by Me (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

<No description available yet>


Book Cover Image

The Lives Of The Kings And Queens Of England by Antonia Fraser (More from this author). Added: In the last week

This magnificent story of 1,000 years of English history is told through the lives and deeds of Kings and Queens, from the Normans to the Windsors. Understand how the power of the crown has changed... read more


Book Cover Image

THE WARRIOR QUEENS by ANTONIA FRASER (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Antonia Fraser's Warrior Queens are those women who have both ruled and led in war. They include Catherine the Great, Elizabeth I, Isabella of Spain, the Rani of Jhansi, and the formidable Queen... read more


Book Cover Image

The Gunpowder Plot: Terror & Faith In 1605 by Antonia Fraser (More from this author). Added: In the last week

With a narrative that grips the reader like a detective story, Antonia Fraser brings the characters and events of the Gunpowder Plot to life. Dramatically recreating the conditions and motives that... read more


Book Cover Image

Every Man For Himself by Beryl Bainbridge (More from this author). Added: In the last week

After taking on the ill-fated Scott expedition to the South Pole in her previous book, The Birthday Boys, the novelist tackles a much larger 1912 disaster: the sinking of the Titanic. The narrator,... read more


Book Cover Image

On The Road To Kandahar: Travels Through Conflict In The Islamic World by Jason Burke (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A daring reporter’s quest through the “living history” of Islam amid the War on Terrorism. In 1991, a British university student spent his summer break fighting alongside Kurdish... read more


Book Cover Image

Bess Of Hardwick: Portrait Of An Elizabethan Dynast by David N. Durant (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Presenting a fascinating biography of an extraordinary woman, this is essential reading for those interested in the 16th century and Tudor history. Born the daughter of an impoverished Derbyshire... read more


Book Cover Image

Task Force Helmand: A Soldier's Story Of Life, Death And Combat On The Afghan Front Line by Doug Beattie (More from this author). Added: In the last week

<No description available yet>


Book Cover Image

Isaac's Storm: The Drowning Of Galveston, 8 September 1900 by Erik Larson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

On September 8, 1900, a massive hurricane slammed into Galveston, Texas. A tidal surge of some four feet in as many seconds inundated the city, while the wind destroyed thousands of buildings. When... read more


Book Cover Image

Call The Midwife: A True Story Of The East End In The 1950s by Jennifer Worth (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Jennifer Worth came from a sheltered background when she became a midwife in the Docklands in the 1950s. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying, not... read more


Book Cover Image

Like Wolves On The Fold by Lieutenant Colonel Mike Snook (More from this author). Added: In the last week

<No description available yet>


Book Cover Image

Bach (History Makers) by Calvin Stapert (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) was a master composer, known equally for his secular and sacred works for choir, orchestra, and solo instrument. Among his numerous famous compositions, the... read more


Book Cover Image

The European Reformation (A200 Exploring History : Medieval To Modern 1400-1900, Block 2) by Ole Peter Grell, Rosemary O'Day (More from this author). Added: In the last week

<No description available yet>


Book Cover Image

The Book Of General Ignorance (A Quite Interesting Book) by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Who made the first aeroplane flight? How many legs does an octopus have? How much water should you drink every day? What is the chance of tossing a coin and it landing on heads? What happens if you... read more


Book Cover Image

The Perfect Heresy: The Life And Death Of The Cathars by Stephen O'Shea (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"The Cathars of Languedoc defy obscurity because their story has become legend", yet the Albigensian Crusade, sent to destroy them, is far less well known than the crusades to Palestine. Inspired by... read more


Book Cover Image

Codebreakers: The Inside Story Of Bletchley Park by F. H. Hinsley (Editor), Alan Stripp (Editor) (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Familiar to anyone versed in the history of World War II or interested in the study of modern intelligence work, Bletchley Park was arguably the most successful intelligence operation in world... read more


Book Cover Image

NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND by BILL BRYSON (More from this author). Added: In the last week

After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson took the decision to move back to the States for a few years, to let his kids experience life in another country, to give his wife the chance to shop... read more


Book Cover Image

Letter From America: 1946-2004 by Alistair Cooke (More from this author). Added: In the last week

For over half a century, Alistair Cooke entertained and informed millions of listeners around the world in his weekly BBC radio program Letter from America. An outstanding observer of the American... read more


Book Cover Image

Tutankhamen by Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt (More from this author). Added: In the last week

This brilliant classic is the definitive examination of the pharaoh's life and impact as seen through the eyes of his riches. The author covers the story of the tomb's discovery and of the treasures... read more


Book Cover Image

Elizabeth I Queen Of England by Neville Williams (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"Despite the popularity of the Tudor century, there has been no full-scale life of its greatest figure for a generation. Neville Williams' portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, thoroughly based on... read more