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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.99
Border Fury provides a fascinating account of the period of Anglo-Scottish Border conflict from the Edwardian invasions of 1296 until the Union of the Crowns under James VI of Scotland, James I of England in 1603. It looks at developments in the art of war during the period, the key transition from medieval to renaissance warfare, the development... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 10.14
Scotland's long coastline runs from the waters of Galloway and the Solway, through the Irish Sea to the long sea lochs and myriad islands of the Celtic west, around grim Cape Wrath, the coast of Caithness, Pentland Firth and the Orkneys, eastward down to the Moray Firth, the eastern seaboard, to the Forth and the sentinel of the Bass Rock. It is an... more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
Scottish history has been shaped and defined by a series of great battles. John Sadler gives the first full military history of Scotland for many years. From Mons Graupius to Culloden, he shows how terrain and politics shaped the campaigns and decisive engagements we still remember today. Each chapter also features sections on the development of warfare... more...
- Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 5.99
For two years in the mid-thirteenth century England was torn by a bloody civil war between the king and his nobles. For a short time, the country came close to unseating the monarchy, and the outcome changed the course of English history. Yet this critical episode receives far less attention than the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars that... more...
- Pen and Sword 2007; US$ 5.99
Unlike the few other books written on the catastrophic fall of Crete in May 1941, this book concentrates on the military actions between the first German paratroop landing on 20 May and the final defeat and evacuation on 30 May. As well as studying the strengths, tactics, leadership and weapons of both sides, the book contains numerous graphic personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00
Originally published in 1966, this volume reappraises the educational philosophy of Comenius. Until recently the attention given to Comenius and his work concentrated on a narrow interpretation of his pedagogy which played down his pansophic theory. In the second half of the nineteenth century Germany led the way in pedagogical study and Comenius... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 20.95
The One Stop Doc books have been designed by medical students for medical students to consolidate their knowledge, subject by subject and system by system. For each area studied there are only so many questions an examiner can ask; they are presented here with clear explanations that allow the student to revise thoroughly one topic at a time. ... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69
The Battle of Flodden in 1513 was the largest battle ever to take place between England and Scotland. James IV himself led an army of 30,000 men over the border into England, ostensibly in revenge for the murder of a Scotsman five years earlier, but in reality to assist their ally the French by diverting the forces of weapons and tactics (their officers... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
A never before published collection of humorous and un-jingoistic war poetry from the trench and front line. A 'Tommies' View' covering both world wars and most major campaigns. Many of the poems have never been seen in print before and are derived almost entirely from archives. Illustrated with drawings and watercolours from unpublished war artists... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
In the autumn of 1644 was fought one of the most sustained and desperate sieges of the First Civil War when Scottish Covenanter forces under the Earl of Leven finally stormed Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the King's greatest bastion in the north-east and the key to his power there. The city had been resolutely defended throughout the year by the Marquis of... more...