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  • Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Londonby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 25.00

    Eyewitness Travel Family Guide London offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation in London, from visiting magnificent sights such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey to exploring the treasures housed in the National Gallery and Buckingham Palace, and brings those places alive for children with fun facts, quizzes, and... more...

  • A 1950s Portsmouth Childhoodby Valerie Reilly

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    The 1950s was a time of regeneration and change for Portsmouth. For children growing up during this decade, life was changing fast. They still made their own toys and earned their own pocket money, but, on new television sets, Andy Pandy (1950) and Bill and Ben (1952) delighted them. With rationing discontinued, confectionary was on the menu again,... more...

  • The Making of Homeby Judith Flanders

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 18.94

    The idea that 'home' is a special place, a separate place, a place where we can be our true selves, is so obvious to us today that we barely pause to think about it. But, as Judith Flanders shows in this revealing book, 'home' is a relatively new concept. When in 1900 Dorothy assured the citizens of Oz that 'There is no place like home', she... more...

  • Zwischen Dschungelkrieg und Atombombeby Dierk Walter

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 30.23

    Zwischen Dschungelkrieg und Atombombe - die Symbole des globalen und des Weltmachtanspruchs Großbritanniens - erstreckte sich das breite und diffuse Specktrum widersprüchlicher Kriegsbilder, mit denen sich die britischen Militäreliten in der Zeit zwischen dem Sieg im Zweiten Weltkrieg und dem Abschluss des Rückzugs britischer Truppen aus überseeischen... more...

  • Der Traum vom Weltreichby Margarete von Schwarzkopf

    zu Klampen 2014; US$ 10.79

    Wie kam es nur dazu, dass 1714 mit Georg Ludwig ausgerechnet ein Kurfürst von Braunschweig-Lüneburg zum englischen König ernannt wurde? Welche Gründe führten zu dem berühmten Act of Settlement, und was geschah mit dem Haus Stuart, dessen katholische Nachfahren im 18. Jahrhundert immer wieder gegen die Könige aus dem deutschen Kurfürstentum rebellierten? ... more...

  • Ready, Steady, Go!by Shawn Levy

    Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.00

    It?s the summer of 1966... The fundamental old ways: chastity, rationality, harmony, sobriety, even democracy: blasted to nothing or crumbling under siege. The city glows. It echoes. It pulses. It bleeds pastel and fuzzy, spicy, paisley and soft. This is how it's always going to be: smashing clothes, brilliant music, easy sex, eternal youth,... more...

  • East Anglia's Historyby Christopher Harper-Bill; Carole Rawcliffe; Richard G. Wilson

    Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 90.00

    Seventeen studies from the region's best scholars illuminate a variety of issues, ranging from the Domesday herring industry by way of monasteries, memorials, wills, Gainsborough and garden history to the growing passion for natural history and science in the mid nineteenth century. They make a serious contribution to an understanding of the region,... more...

  • Cambridge Street-Namesby Ronald Gray; Derek Stubbings; Virén Sahai

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 22.00

    An illustrated compendium of the meanings of street-names in the city of Cambridge, first published in 2000. more...

  • Manchester in 1844by W. H. Chaloner

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    Published in 1969, Manchester in 1844 is a valuable contribution to the field of History. more...

  • Refugess of the French Revolutionby Dr Kirsty Carpenter

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 208.00

    Kirsty Carpenter puts a human face on the victims of revolutionary legislation. London had the largest community of émigrés. It had the most evolved social structure and was the most politically-active community. It was in London that two cultures came face-to-face with their prejudices and were forced to confront them. more...