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- Penguin Group Australia 2013; Not Available
When we give these soldiers a dignified grave we accomplish here one of the oldest gestures of mankind. It is a gesture of devotion. It is the gesture accomplished by every son for his father and by every nation for their heroes. Let them rest in peace in this land for which they shed their blood and which owes them everything, including freedom!... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
In July 1916, thousands of young Australian soldiers were slaughtered in France at the Battle of Fromelles, known as our nation's worst 24 hours. For ninety years, the fate of those diggers was unknown. In 2008, the remains of 250 Australian soldiers were discovered in an unmarked mass grave at Pheasant Wood, a burial site that had been missed in all... more...
- John Murray 2013; US$ 4.52
In this standalone short story, a prequel to Michael Arnold's acclaimed series of historical thrillers The Civil War Chronicles , we meet battle-scarred hero Captain Stryker, 'the Sharpe of the Civil War', as a young soldier. 'Stands in comparison with the best of Cornwell' Yorkshire Post more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; Not Available
Banishing troublesome and deviant people from society was common in the early modern period. Many European countries removed their paupers, convicted criminals, rebels and religious dissidents to remote communities or to their colonies where they could be simultaneously punished and, perhaps, contained and reformed. Under British rule, poor Irish,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 115.00
Comprising eleven essays by leading specialists in the field, this volume ranges from the 1660s to the mid-eighteenth century, deals with the history of ideas as well as political and religious history, and covers not just England, Scotland and Ireland but also explores the Atlantic and European contexts. Covering high politics and low politics, Tory... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 115.00
This volume brings together new essays by a group of leading scholars of the seventeenth-century revolutionary period in England and will provide readers with a provocative and stimulating introduction to current research. All the essays engage with one or more of three themes which lie at the heart of recent debate: the importance of the connection... more...
- Faber and Faber 2013; US$ 21.86
Last updated in 2001, John Rentoul's acclaimed Tony Blair: Prime Minister returns with an extensive new assessment of Blair's premiership after '9/11' - from the Iraq war and relations with Gordon Brown to his departure from Downing Street and political afterlife. 'Well written, thoroughly researched and informed by the balanced and subtle... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
The British monarchy may be over a thousand years old, but the House of Windsor dates only from 1917, when, in the middle of the First World War that was to see the demise of the major thrones of continental Europe, it rebranded itself from the distinctly Germanic Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to the homely and familiar Windsor. By redefining its loyalties to... more...