Histories of the Unexpected

In this fascinating and original new book, Sam and James lead us on a journey of discovery that tackles some of the greatest historical themes – from the Tudors to the Second World War, from the Roman Empire to the Victorians – but via entirely unexpected subjects.

<p>Professor James Daybell and Dr Sam Willis 'Histories of the Unexpected' book</p>
  • @ “History isn't straightforward. It's a complex web of twists and turns. This book will show you how surprising, exciting and downright unexpected history can be.” – Janina Ramirez
  • @ “This is a wonderful, eclectic and entertaining history of everything, full of fascinating, surprising stories.” – Suzannah Lipscomb