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New history books in June 2022

by Anthony Webb, 1 July 2022

What's new this month? We've got 14 history books on our 'just published' list, four of which have picqued my interest...

  • A History of Delusions: The Glass King, a Substitute Husband and a Walking Corpse which examines the changing nature of delusions to shine a light on wider society.
  • The Zambezi: A History - I hope this is a good read, because we have so few history books published on sub-saharan Africa in the UK.
  • The Making of the Modern Philippines: Pieces of a Jigsaw State covering a country which is often in the news these days but of which I know very little.
  • and finally Vagabonds: Life on the Streets of Nineteenth-century London in which I hope to find out how accurate or inaccurate Dickens was!

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A History of Delusions: The Glass King,
  a Substitute Husband and a Walking Corpse
The Zambezi: A History
Budapest: Between East and West
The Making of the Modern Philippines:
  Pieces of a Jigsaw State
Vagabonds: Life on the Streets of
  Nineteenth-century London
Adventures in Time: Cleopatra, Queen of
  the Nile
1368: China and the Making of the Modern
  World
Blood and Power: The Rise and Fall of
  Italian Fascism
Incomparable Realms: Spain During the
  Golden Age, 1500-1700
Gloriana: Elizabeth I and the Art of
  Queenship
The Death of Consensus: 100 Years of British Political Nightmares
Empires of the Normans: Makers of
  Europe, Conquerors of the Near East
The Celts: A Sceptical History
Blood, Fire and Gold: The Story of
  Elizabeth I and Catherine de Medici

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