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The Subterranean Railway: How the London Underground was Built and How it Changed the City Forever
Christian Wolmar
Condition: Used, Like New
£17.99   £11.45

The dramatic story of the men who made the world's first, and still the largest, underground passenger railway: one of the most impressive engineering achievements in history.


Richard III
C Skidmore
Condition: New
£24.77   £7.99

"First published in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, an imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, an Hachette UK company; First U.S. Edition: April 2018."


The Holocaust
Memorial de la Shoah, Thomas Cussans
Condition: Used, Very Good
£30.00   £2.99

The Holocaust was the systematic murder of Europe's Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators during the Second World War. This volume describes Jewish life before the spread of Nazism in Europe and Nazi ideologies.


The Tudors in Love: The Courtly Code Behind the Last Medieval Dynasty
Sarah Gristwood
Condition: New
£20.00   £6.99

The bestselling historian finds a new way to look at the most famous English royal dynasty


Tito
Neil Barnett
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£12.99   £6.99

As Neil Barnett shows in this short but engaging biography, The charismatic, near-mythological figure of Josip Broz Tito was many things: an inspirational partisan leader and scourge of the Germans during their occupation of Yugoslavia in the Second World War; a doctrinaire communist but an ever-present thorn in Moscow's side.


Absolute Emperor: Napoleonic Wargame Battles
Boyd Bruce
Condition: New
£12.99   £6.99

From the late Revolutionary Wars and Egyptian campaign, to the battles of Austerlitz, Borodino, Leipzig, and Waterloo, Absolute Emperor is a mass battle wargame that provides all the rules needed to play during this period of grand armies and sweeping campaigns. Players' armies are composed of multiple ...


The Napoleonic Mediterranean: Enlightenment, Revolution and Empire
Professor Michael Broers
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£45.00   £22.99

New research on Napoleon's Mediterranean empire and influence


In and Around Cambridge in the 1960s
Richard Gaunt
Condition: New
£18.99   £8.99

Stunning photographs of Cambridge in the late 1960s, combined with personal recollections, anecdotes from other alumni, and extracts from college archives. The book considers heavyweight issues linked to the widespread student unrest in the 1960s, but suggests that most students were more interested in eating, drinking and making merry.


Resolute: The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship
Martin W. Sandler
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£24.95   £4.99

Talks about an amazing high-seas adventure, which encompasses the search for the Northwest Passage in the early 1800s. Covering 39 heroic rescue missions, this book features photographs, paintings, engravings and maps.


The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey
Gillian Tindall
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£20.00   £11.45

Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road (alias St Giles-in-the-Fields) and the route along Oxford Street (alias the Way to Oxford and also Tyburn) this richly descriptive book traces the course of many of these historical journeys across time as well as space.


Alchemy and Alchemists
Sean Martin
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Often alchemy is seen as an example of medieval gullibility and the alchemists as a collection of eccentrics and superstitious fools. Yet nothing could be further from the truth....


The Knights Templar
Sean Martin
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The Knights Templar were the most powerful military religious order of the Middle Ages. Formed to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, they participated in the Crusades and rapidly gained wealth, lands and influence and were answerable to none save the Pope himself....


WW1 at Sea
Victoria Carolan
Condition: New
£8.99   £3.99

Images of WWI in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of trench warfare, the miles of mud, the shattered earth, the tangled miles of barbed wire. However there was another significant arena of war - the battle for control of the sea....


Britain Yesterday & Today
Janice Anderson, Edmund Swinglehurst
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Britain Yesterday & Today takes a nostalgic look at every aspect of British life over the past 150 years. Reflecting on great royal occasions, national obsessions and unique events, as well as changes to urban areas and the impact of technology, this is a delightful look at Britain past and present.


Working the London Underground: From 1863 to 2013
Ben Pedroche
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£14.99   £6.75

Used extensively and somewhat taken for granted by millions of commuters and tourists every day, the London Underground has long been a part of our national heritage and way of life.


England's Forgotten Past: The Unsung Heroes and Heroines, Valiant Kings, Great Battles and Other Generally Overlooked Episodes in Our Nation's Glorious History
Richard Tames
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£9.99   £4.99

A charming, lively and often amusing tour of the forgotten episodes and overlooked people and places of English history.


The The Crimes of Jack the Ripper
Paul Roland
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£9.99   £7.99

Conservation in London: A Study of Strategic Planning Policy in London
London Planning Advisory Committee
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£2.99

A report on conservation in London. It offers six policy initiatives for the government and boroughs to realize London's potential and to reinforce its status. It suggests that all the agencies involved should invest in environmental quality and develop holistic conservation policies.


München: Die Geschichte der Stadt
Joachim Käppner, Wolfgang Görl, Christian Mayer (eds.)
Condition: Used, Very Good
£25.71   £5.45

Wie haben die Münchner unter Kaiser Ludwig dem Bayern gelebt? Wie viele Menschen wohnten in einem Haus, wie sicher waren die Gassen und Straßen? Wie hat ihre Stadt im Mittelalter ausgesehen, unter den Kurfürsten in der Prinzregentenzeit? Wie fanden die Münchner nach all den Kriegen einen neuen Anfang? ...


Marie-Antoinette and Count Fersen - The Untold Love Story
Evelyn Farr
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£15.99   £10.45

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