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London in Fragments: A Mudlark's Treasures
Ted Sandling
Condition: New
£14.99   £6.99

Objects found on the banks of the Thames tell the stories of Londoners through the centuries.


Mary Queen of Scots: Film Tie-In
John Guy
Condition: New
£8.99   £4.99

Now a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period.


Maybe Esther
Katja Petrowskaja
Condition: New
£8.99   £3.99

The moving story of one family's entanglement with twentieth-century history
AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER


The Creation of Anne Boleyn: In Search of the Tudors' Most Notorious Queen
Susan Bordo
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£20.00   £8.99

Religious revolutionary, power-hungry seductress, innocent victim, traitor - why are there so many Anne Boleyns and what makes us care so much?


Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules
Jeremy Scott
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The extraordinary stories of six women who defied the spirit of their age


Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules
Jeremy Scott
Condition: Used, Very Good
£9.99   £2.75

The extraordinary stories of six women who defied the spirit of their age


MI9: Escape and Evasion: 2020
M.R.D. Foot, J.M. Langley
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Forged passports, secret maps, ingenious disguises, underground networks - in times of war, tales of escape and evasion can be even more spectacular and heroic than those of victory in battle.


A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900
Andrew Roberts
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A magisterial history inspired by Winston Churchill's famous opus, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900 is an engrossing account of the twentieth century, with a unique perspective on our turbulent times. In 1900, where Churchill ended the fourth volume of his History of the English-Speaking ...


Battlefields in Britain
C. V. Wedgwood
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Written by the notable historian, Dame Veronica Wedgwood and originally published in the Collin's Pictures of Britain series, this book is an accessible text listing and explaining the major battles that occured within the British Isles from the Norman Conquest up to the 1940s.


The Women Behind the Few: The Women's Auxiliary Air Force and British Intelligence during the Second World War
Sarah-Louise Miller
Condition: New
£25.00   £9.99

The Women Behind the Few explores the Second World War from the perspective of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force members working behind the scenes to collect and disseminate vital intelligence - intelligence that resulted in Allied victory.


White Flag?: An Examination of the UK's Defence Capability
Michael Ashcroft, Isabel Oakeshott
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Michael Ashcroft and Isabel Oakeshott investigate the state of the British Armed Forces today. Why do we still need them, and do they have what they need to do what is required of them? As external threats grow in an increasingly fragmented world, the state of our Armed Forces is becoming a dominant theme in and outside of Westminster.


El Jefe: The Stalking of Chapo Guzman
Alan Fuer
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The definitive account of the rise and fall of the ultimate narco, 'El Chapo', from the New York Times reporter whose coverage of his trial went viral.


Land: the Ownership of Everywhere
Simon Winchester
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From the bestselling author Simon Winchester, a human history of land around the world: who mapped it, owned it, stole it, cared for it, fought for it and gave it back. In 1889, thousands of hopeful people raced southward from the Kansas state line and westward from the Arkansas boundary to stake claims ...


New Directions In Celtic Studies
Condition: Used, Very Good
£18.99

The primary aim of this book is to focus on contemporary issues and to promote interdisciplinary approaches within the subject. Written by international scholars and practitioners in fields such as folklore, ethnomusicology, art history, religious studies, tourism and education, the book brings together in one volume a wide range of perspectives.


Palaces of Revolution: Life, Death and Art at the Stuart Court
Simon Thurley
Condition: New
£25.00   £7.99

The story of the Stuart dynasty is a breathless soap opera played out in just a hundred years in an array of buildings that span Europe from Scotland, via Denmark, Holland and Spain to England.


Post Wall, Post Square: Rebuilding the World after 1989
Kristina Spohr
Condition: New
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'A gripping and compelling account.... The peaceful ending of the Cold War between West and East remains one of the greatest achievements of modern statecraft' CHRISTOPHER ANDREW, Literary Review


This landmark global study makes us rethink what happened ...


The End of Modern History in the Middle East
Bernard Lewis
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£2,021.00

Discusses the future of the Middle East in our new, post-imperialist era. For each and every country and for the region as a whole, this explains, there is a range of alternative futures: at one end, cooperation and progress; at the other, a vicious circle of poverty and ignorance.


A History of Britain in 21 Women: A Personal Selection
Jenni Murray
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The history of Britain, presented as you've never seen it before, through twenty-one women whose lives enthral and beguile, intrigue and inspire


Elizabethans: How Modern Britain Was Forged
Andrew Marr
Condition: New
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The Sunday Times bestseller
Now a major BBC TV series presented by Andrew Marr


Smythson Circle: The Story of Six Great English Houses
David Durant
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£14.99   £8.45

"'The Smythson cirle' is the absorbing story stretching from 1541 to 1614, charting the creation of the first Renaissance buildings in England. David N. Durant, author of the acclaimed 'Bess of Hardwick', describes how Longleat, Chatsworth, Wollaton Hall, Old and New Hardwick Halls and Bolsover Castle ...

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