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Humanities books, including history, archaeology, philosophy and religion / beliefs.

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  1. Socrates' Defence by Plato

    £2.59

    Somewhere between a historical account and work of philosophy, this book details the final plea of author's beloved mentor. Learn More
  2. Aphorisms on Love and Hate by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    £2.59

    Contains a selection of Nietzsche's brilliant and challenging aphorisms, examining the pleasures of revenge, the falsity of pity, and the incompatibility of marriage with the philosophical life. Learn More
  3. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert Pirsig

    £3.69

    Tells a story of the narrator, his son Chris and their month-long motorcycle odyssey from Minnesota to California profoundly affected an entire generation. Learn More
  4. God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens

    £4.99

    Demonstrates the ways in which religion is man-made, dangerously sexually repressive and distorts the very origins of the cosmos. This book argues that the concept of an omniscient God has profoundly damaged humanity, and proposes that the world might be a great deal better off without 'him'. Learn More
  5. Buddhism Plain and Simple by Steve Hagen

    £5.99

    The teachings of the Buddha are plain and straightforward because they remain focused on the moment. This book is about awareness, about being 'awake' and in touch with what is going on here and now. It is suitable for those wanting to discover, or rediscover, the essence of Buddhism. Learn More
  6. Ardennes 1944: Hitler's Last Gamble by Antony Beevor
  7. The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom

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    A long awaited and deserved new edition of this enduring and moving classic. Learn More
  8. Jerusalem: The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore

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    The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it. Learn More
  9. A Little History of the World by Ernst H. Gombrich

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    In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in six weeks, and "Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser" was published in Vienna. This book presents his history to English-language readers. Learn More
  10. The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer

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    Explains what life was like in the most immediate way, through taking readers, to the middle ages, and showing various things from the horrors of leprosy and war to the ridiculous excesses of roasted larks and haute couture. Learn More

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