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  • Scotland's Castlesby Janet Brennan-Inglis

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    Scotland?s Castles is a beautifully illustrated celebration and account of the renaissance of Scottish castles that has taken place since 1950. Over 100 ruined and derelict buildings ? from tiny towers to rambling baronial mansions ? have been restored as homes, hotels and holiday lets. These restorations have mainly been carried out by new owners... more...

  • The Little Book of Carmarthenshireby Russell Grigg

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Fast-paced and fact-packed, this compendium revels in the history, places and people of Wales? largest county. Carmarthenshire?s rich heritage is explored within, including sport, industry, religion, education and the arts. This whistle-stop tour through the ?Garden of Wales? covers both celebrated characters and murky pasts, taking in the county?s... more...

  • The Little Book of Norwichby Neil R. Storey

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    The Little Book of Norwich is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and events in the city, from its earliest origins to the present day. Here you can read about entertainment, sport, industries, military history, transport, death and religion, crime and punishment, the coast, rivers and waterways. Also included are... more...

  • The Little Book of Cardiffby David Collins; Gareth Bennett

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    Authors David and Gareth take a trip through the places, peculiarities and past practices of Cardiff, stopping off to sample the culinary (and alcoholic) delights of the city along the way. From Clark?s Pies and a heaped helping of ?Half and Half? to the oddities of the ?Kaairdiff? accent, this fact-packed compendium reveals the contributions Cardiff... more...

  • Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly Landmark Visitors Guideby Rita Tregellas Pope

    Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00

    Area-by-area tours highlight in-town sights and attractions, including art galleries, museums, historic buildings and churches. They also lead you out into the countryside, with recommended stops en route. Colorful call-out boxes reveal tidbits of the area?s local culture, interesting sidelights on how the landscape has been shaped and other details... more...

  • Citizens and Subjectsby Tony Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    Citizens and Subjects is an essay on the nature and condition of democracy in Britain at the end of the twentieth century. It looks at the commonly held view that Britain is a model democracy, exposing it as a dangerous myth that inhibits both radical thought and actual constitutional change. The book looks at the tradition of political and constitutional... more...

  • The Royalist War Effort 1642-1646by Ronald Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost. In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places... more...

  • Searching for Security in a New Europeby Gerald J. Protheroe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on an array of archival material, this study sheds light on Sir George Russell Clerk, an important, yet forgotten figure in British and European diplomatic history. During the First World War, Clerk was a senior Foreign Office official strongly sympathetic to the cause of the 'oppressed nationalities' of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This... more...

  • Britain, America and Anti-Communist Propaganda 1945-53by Andrew Defty

    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...

  • Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introductionby John Morrill

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Morrill's Very Short Introduction to Stuart Britain shows how in the Stuart century, a century of Revolution, political, religious, social, and economic changes came together. more...