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- The History Press 2006; US$ 4.36
<div>In the thirty years following the end of the Second World War Leicester underwent some of the most dramatic changes in its history. Along with the rest of Britain it saw the austerity of the late 1940s and '50s, the shortages and rationing, followed by the boom period of the '60s, when full employment brought and interlude of prosperity.... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available
Biographische Informationen Dr. Kerstin Weiand ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Reihe Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz - Band 236 more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
In the Cold War battle for hearts and minds Britain was the first country to formulate a coordinated global response to communist propaganda. In January 1948, the British government launched a new propaganda policy designed to 'oppose the inroads of communism' by taking the offensive against it.' A small section in the Foreign Office, the innocuously... more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2003; US$ 14.95
Ethel May Elvin was born in 1906; interviewed by Sue Taylor, she recalls her father's account of standing sentry at Queen Victoria's funeral, the privations and small pleasures of a working-class Edwardian childhood, growing up through the First World War and surviving the Second. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 67.50
The third Earl of Radnor, born William Pleydell-Bouverie, served in the British House of Commons for twenty-seven years (1801?1828) as Viscount Folkestone and in the House of Lords for twenty years (1828?1848). Although he was a great hereditary landowner, Lord Radnor was the most radical nobleman to serve in Parliament in the first half of the nineteenth... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 75.00
What was life really like in Victorian England during its transition from provincial society into modern urban power? Discover the effects of increased women's rights, technological advances, and Charles Darwin's discoveries on everyday life. This volume offers a fascinating glimpse into Victorian daily living, including women's roles; Victorian Morality;... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 17.95
Renowned Churchill historian Sir Martin Gilbert examines Winston Churchill?s War Leadership. Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite is the complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. This annual lecture ?on a subject of contemporary interest in historical perspective? was established in memory of Barbara... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
Why do so many people go on about queuing? Have we always been obsessed with traffic? And why do so many of us now eat lunch at our computers - al desko? We spend our days catching buses and trains, writing emails, shopping, queuing...But we know almost nothing about these activities. Exploring the history of these subjects as they come up during... more...