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  • Architecture of England, Scotland, and Walesby Nigel Jones

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 75.00

    The British terrain is a gold mine for the student of architecture. Ranging in era from ancient times to the present day?from Stonehenge to the Millennium Dome?this volume's 76 entries include palaces, castles, bridges, churches, country houses, and various public buildings and monuments, as well as such well-known features of British architecture... more...

  • Towerby Nigel Jones

    Random House 2011; US$ 12.68

    No building has been more intimately involved in the story of Britain than the Tower of London - a mighty, brooding stronghold in the very heart of the capital. Castle, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, treasure house, armoury, observatory: the Tower has been all these things and more, standing at the epicentre of dramatic, bloody... more...

  • Countdown to Valkyrieby Nigel Jones

    Frontline Books 2009; US$ 5.99

    Although there were more than 40 plots to assassinate Adolf Hitler, none came closer to success than the July Plot of 1944. The attempt was masterminded by Count von Stauffenberg, a member of the German General Staff, who had been rushed back from Africa after losing his left eye and right hand. For his injuries, he had been decorated as a war hero.... more...

  • Peace and Warby Nigel Jones

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 8.49

    A wide-ranging and lively portrait of cultural and social life in Britain in a year that shook Europe to its foundations. more...

  • Rupert Brookeby Nigel Jones

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.49

    A candid, sometimes shocking, biography of Rupert Brooke reveals that the very different reality behind the golden-boy facade of this English literary icon. more...

  • The Venlo Incidentby Nigel Jones

    Frontline Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    In November 1939, the Nazis used the so-called Venlo Incident as a pretext for invading the Netherlands. Following orders from Himmler, two British intelligence officers, Sigismund Payne Best and Richard Stevens, were captured from the Café Backus in the town of Venlo.Best had been trying to contact German officers plotting against Hitler. The... more...

  • A Brief History of the Birth of the Nazisby Nigel Jones

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 9.99

    The birth pangs of Nazism grew out of the death agony of the Kaiser's Germany. Defeat in World War I and a narrow escape from Communist revolution brought not peace but five chaotic years (1918-1923) of civil war, assassination, plots, putsches and murderous mayhem to Germany. The savage world of the trenches came home with the men who refused to... more...

  • Towerby Nigel Jones

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 16.49

    A dazzling history of the Tower of London, one of the world's busiest tourist attractions, and the people who populated it Castle, royal palace, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, home to the crown jewels, armory, record office, observatory, and the most visited tourist attraction in the UK: The Tower of London has been all these... more...

  • A History of Pagan Europeby Prudence Jones; Nigel Pennick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The first comprehensive study of its kind, this fully illustrated book establishes Paganism as a persistent force in European history with a profound influence on modern thinking. From the serpent goddesses of ancient Crete to modern nature-worship and the restoration of the indigenous religions of eastern Europe, this wide-ranging book offers a... more...

  • OCR Psychology for A Level Book 1by Louise Ellerby-Jones; Sandra Latham; Nigel Wooldridge

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 39.98

    Ensures your students master the core studies and research methods for OCR Psychology with a clear, organised approach; activities, research practicals and practice questions develop the skills required at AS and A Level. - Supports you and your students through the new OCR A Level specification, with an author team experienced in teaching and examining... more...