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History books published in September 2021

I’m pretty impressed with the new history book line-up for September 2021: 23 new ones including some big hitters such as: Mary Beard with “Twelve Ceasars” Dan Jones with “Powers and Thrones” Peter Ackroyd with “Innovation: History of England” They are all worth a browse, with some of the others catching my eye being “What […]

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History books published in August 2021

Last month’s history books (August 2021) are a fairly eclectic mix – geographically and through time, with flag mix: 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇩🇪🇩🇪🇫🇷🇫🇷🇮🇪🇮🇳🇮🇹🇳🇱🇷🇴🇷🇺. The ones I have my eye on are: The Fall of Robespierre: 24 Hours in Revolutionary Paris (Colin Jones), Scenes from Prehistoric Life (Francis Pryor) and perhaps also Paul Kenyon’s history of Romania. We should […]

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History books published in July 2021

Here is a list of history books released last month (July 2021) in the UK – one of which we have reviewed already: The Last Embassy. There is a focus on British history this month, and on the medieval period. But other countries such as China and the central Asian states also feature: 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇨🇳🇨🇳🇺🇲🇨🇬🇺🇿🇹🇯🇹🇲🇮🇹 Our […]

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History books published in June 2021

While we beaver away at our latest reviews of popular history books (watch this space / blog) I thought I would share the list of history books released last month (June 2021) in the UK. There is a pretty good mix, looking at different aspects of history eg architecture or clocks (I know that @andrewsallsbury1980 […]

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Podcast (of podcasts) launched!

You can now listen to the Popular History Book Reviews’ podcast! (of podcasts) here. When reading a book I will often search for the author on a podcast episode to hear them discuss their work. It is an amazing way to hear first-hand what the author is thinking and catch some of their enthusiasm for […]