A thrilling and accessible portrait of a city that is central to the development of European and world civilization, narrated through thirty 'scenes' in its 2,750-year history.
A kaleidoscopic picture of British society in the year of the Battle of Waterloo, evoking the sights, sounds and smells of a defining moment in modern British history.
A portrait of social and cultural life under Cromwell's Protectorate, concentrating on the intellectually fecund atmosphere of Britain in 1657.
Pick, shovel, dynamite: the classic account of the men who built the railways.
A new edition of THE classic history of rail: how the 'Iron Road' turned the world upside down.
Trouble comes to the sleepy market town of Chipping Woodford - a world of allotments, pub quizzes, shopping and gossip - the heart of middle England.
An accessible history of the United Kingdom from the coming of the Romans to the third millennium, from the bestselling author of Fifty Days that Changed the World.