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Details the art of the poisoner; a timeline of fashions in poison across time; and a 20 top poisons identifier, from the herbal mixtures of Ancient Rome to modern killers such as polonium.
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Paul Addison, looks at his achievements and legacy in this admirably concise and illuminating volume.
The story of the Norman Conquest, the single most important event in the history of the British isles and the last time they were successfully invaded.
Format: Hard Cover
Experience the all-important Normandy invasion through some of D-Day's most incredible photographs.
Amandeep Singh Madra and Parmjit Singh
'I can imagine no better introduction to London.' New York Times
World War One was the most catastrophic event in 20th century Europe. Max Egremont explains what caused it and why Germany lost - and assesses the disastrous consequences.
In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back of her head.
Tells the terrible story of Stalin, whose monstrous rule was directly responsible for millions of deaths, with 1,500 people a day being killed during the Great Purge of 1932-33.
In this short, lively book, Robin Hanbury-Tenison tells the story of the greatest explorers in history and explains what made them so special and their achievements so extraordinary.