Pen & Sword History
The Spanish Flu Epidemic and Its Influence on History
The influenza pandemic of 1918, which killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, dwarfed the catastrophe of the First World War – except that it did ...Read Review
Stephen and Matilda’s Civil War: Cousins of Anarchy
How anarchic was the Anarchy, the long and confused series of civil wars that followed the death of Henry I of England and ...Read Review
Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks in the Perilous Age of Sail
Robinson Crusoe is fictional, so Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks begins as a study in English Literature, discussing the author, Daniel Defoe, and his ...Read Review
The Dark Side of Isaac Newton: Science’s Greatest Fraud?
This book is not about Newton’s alchemy or his religious beliefs but about his science. Nick Kollestrom is a maths teacher, so, ...Read Review
A History of Women in Medicine: From Physicians to Witches?
This is not a book about women in the medical profession. It goes much further back to the pagan Anglo-Saxons and beyond. The ...Read Review