Ladies Can't Climb Ladders
The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919 was one of the most significant pieces of legislation in modern Britain. It marked at once political watershed and a social revolution; the point at which women of 21 and over were recognised in law as being as competent as men. This is the story of what happened next
A People Betrayed
From the foremost historian of 20th century Spain, A People Betrayed is the story of the devastating betrayal of Spain by its political class, its military and its Church
The Greek myths are among the world's most important cultural building blocks and they have been retold many times, but rarely do they focus on the remarkable women at the heart of these ancient stories. In Pandora's Jar Natalie Haynes, broadcaster, writer and passionate classicist, redresses this imbalance
100 Great Black Britons
A long-overdue book honouring the remarkable achievements of key Black British individuals over many centuries, in collaboration with the 100 Great Black Britons campaign founded and run by Patrick Vernon OBE
Breakout at Stalingrad
Translated from the German. The original version of the classic novel of the epic World War II battle, confiscated by the Russian secret services in 1949, and now rediscovered in the Russian archives.
Homecoming draws on over a hundred first-hand interviews, archival recordings and memoirs by the women and men who came to Britain from the West Indies between the late 1940s and the early 1960s, a rich tapestry of Caribbean British lives
The Bells of Old Tokyo
A hauntingly original book about Tokyo and the Japanese relationship to time, memory and history, seen through the eyes of an outsider, searching for the past that underlies the city's arrestingly visible present
A powerful, fascinating, and ground-breaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States and her allies confronted the USSR during the Cold War
E-book and Audiobook When the First World War broke out, the suffragettes suspended their campaigning and joined the war effort. Suffragette doctors Flora Murray and Louisa Garrett Anderson moved to France and set up two small military hospitals amidst fierce opposition. Their medical and organisational skills were so impressive that in 1915 they were asked by the War Ministry to establish a new military hospital in a vast and derelict old workhouse in Covent Garden's Endell Street.