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Scene/Unseen: London's West End Theatres
Susie Barson, Derek Kendall, Peter Longman, Joanna Smith
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£14.99   £3.99

This book celebrates the working buildings at the heart of the British theatrical industry. Focusing on the theatres in the West End, it looks at their architecture and history as well as examining what it is that constitutes a West End theatre.


Dissenting Voices in America's Rise to Power
David Mayers
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£16.86

A major rereading of US foreign policy from Thomas Jefferson's purchase of Louisiana to the Korean War. This period of one hundred and fifty years saw the expansion of the United States from fragile republic to transcontinental giant and David Mayers explores the dissenting voices which accompanied this dramatic ascent.


Atlantic Communications: The Media in American and German History from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
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Examines the historical development of communications technology and its impact on German-American relations from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Chronologically organized, this book scrutinizes central themes connected to the specific time period and technology involved.


Classical Athens
Alexandra Villing
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This book is an introduction to the city of Athens, its history and its monuments. Its focus is 5th century Athens, the time of the city's heyday. The influence and importance of the city during this period reverberates through the centuries to the present day. As one of the dominant powers in the Mediterranean, ...


From Despair to Hope: Hope VI and the Transformation of America's Public Housing
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£14.00

For decades, the federal government's failure to provide decent and affordable housing to very low-income families has given rise to severely distressed urban neighborhoods that defeat the best hopes of both residents and local officials.


Diary of a Union Lady, 1861-1865
Maria Lydig Daly
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£5.00

This work offers an intimate memoir of Maria Lydig Daly. As the wife of a a prominent New York City judge, she met many major figures in Northern military and diplomatic strategy. Her caustic, and often biased, comments on everything present a lively memoir from a Northern non-combatant.


Wellington's Smallest Victory: The Story of William Siborne & Great Model of Waterloo
Peter Hofschroer
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'A first-class work of historical investigation.' Andrew Roberts, author of Napoleon and Wellington

The extraordinary story of how one man's obsession to build a huge model of Waterloo - the greatest model of the greatest battle of all time - incurred the wrath of the Duke of Wellington.

'A book that ...


Working in Metal: Management and Labour in the Metal Industries of Europe and in the U.S.A., 1890-1914

Western Europe and Germany: The Beginnings of European Integration, 1945-1960
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Aiming to broaden the readers' understanding of the issues now facing the European Union, this book explains the motivation underpinning the process of integration in Western Europe after 1945.


Bulgaria in Europe: Charting a Path Toward Reform and Integration
Dimitris Keridis
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£8.99

In cooperation with the Kokkalis Foundation, this volume is the fourth in the IFPA-Kokkalis Series on Southeast European Policy.


Who's Who in Early Hanoverian Britain
Geoffrey Treasure
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Who's Who in Early Hanoverian Britain spans the period from the death of Queen Anne in 1714 to the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789 and contains over 190 short biographies of eminent personalities of the era. Each entry brings out the distinctive and intriguing elements of its subject's personality and achievements.


Who's Who in Late Hanoverian Britain
Geoffrey Treasure
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Who's Who in Late Hanoverian Britain spans the period from the outbreak of the French Revolution to the accession of Queen Victoria, in many ways a heroic time. 175 short biographical essays examine the lives of soldiers, statesmen and sailors among other eminent historical figures from the era.


Current State of Romano-British Pot
Fulford
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Excavation on any site of the Roman period in this country produces pottery in quantity, and often in variety - coarse and fine wares, containers and table wares, locally made, or traded from kiln-sites on the island or overseas. The large rescue excavations of the past twenty years have posed for archaeologists ...


Rebels, Pretenders & Imposters
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Crime in Post-apartheid South Africa: Tranforming Under Fire
Mark Shaw
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This text discusses the extent of crime in late-1990s South Africa, looking at its victims and the criminal justice system within the country. The author also reviews the options available to government if it is to restore the public's confidence in its ability to tackle growing lawlessness.

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