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  • Voices of the Code Breakersby Michael Paterson

    F+W Media 2007; US$ 17.99 US$ 14.75

    This title offers a comprehensive look at the undercover war, revealing just how much of WWII was won away from the battlefields and how each side desperately tried to get into the 'mind set' of their enemies' code makers. From the British cryptologists to the Navajo Indians whose codes helped win the war against Japan, this book reveals the stories... more...

  • Amazing & Extraordinary Facts - James Bondby Michael Paterson

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 12.99 US$ 10.65

    Where did James Bond's creator, Ian Fleming, gain inspiration for his character? What was Ian Fleming's original name for his spy? Who wrote the James Bond theme? How did JFK influence the release of From Russia with Love ? An essential companion for every Bond fan, this book will unearth a plethora of surprising and intriguing facts about... more...

  • Inside Dickens' Londonby Michael Paterson

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.29

    This is a fascinating, evocative account of 19th-century London, so well known from Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. It draws on descriptions of life in the capital from original letters, diaries and newspapers, as well as Dickens' own social commentary, to paint a vivid portrait of a city undergoing massive social changes. No author has ever described... more...

  • A Brief History of the Private Life of Elizabeth IIby Michael Paterson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 10.99

    Elizabeth II is within a few years of becoming the longest-reigning British monarch. A personally quiet, modest and dutiful person, she is far better-informed about the lives of her subjects than they often realize. She has known every Prime Minister since Winston Churchill and every American President since Eisenhower.Yet what of the woman behind... more...

  • Private Life in Britain's Stately Homesby Michael Paterson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 10.99

    The Victorian and Edwardian eras in the run-up to 1914 marked the golden age of the English country house, when opulence and formality attained a level that would never be matched again. The ease of these perfect settings for flirtation and relaxation was maintained by a large and well-trained staff of servants. Although those 'in service' worked very... more...

  • A Brief History of the House of Windsorby Michael Paterson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 10.99

    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... more...

  • A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britainby Michael Paterson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    The Victorian era has dominated the popular imagination like no other period, but these myths and stories also give a very distorted view of the 19th century. The early Victorians were much stranger that we usually imagine, and their world would have felt very different from our own and it was only during the long reign of the Queen that a modern... more...

  • Nicholas II, The Last Tsarby Michael Paterson

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 12.99

    The character of the last Tsar, Nicholas II (1868-1918) is crucial to understanding the overthrow of tsarist Russia, the most significant event in Russian history. Nicholas became Tsar at the age of 26. Though a conscientious man who was passionate in his devotion to his country, he was weak, sentimental, dogmatic and indecisive. Ironically he could... more...

  • Explaining the History of American Foreign Relationsby Michael J. Hogan; Thomas G. Paterson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Revised and updated introduction to American diplomatic history. more...

  • Kucers' The Use of Antibiotics Sixth Editionby M Lindsay Grayson; Suzanne M Crowe; James S McCarthy; John Mills; Johan W Mouton; S Ragnar Norrby; David L Paterson; Michael A Pfaller

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 699.00

    'I am unaware of any textbook which provides such comprehensive coverage of the field and doubt that this work will be surpassed in the foreseeable future, if ever!' From the foreword by Robert C. Moellering, Jr., M.D, Shields Warren-Mallinckrodt Professor of Medical Research, Harvard Medical School, USA Kucers' The Use of Antibiotics is the leading... more...