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  • Pollyby Jeff Smith

    The History Press 2011; US$ 4.36

    Born in 1911 into a close-knit family, Mary Rebecca Chambers spent her formative years in the heart of the East End, in a truly multicultural community. This vivid account of life is told with passion and humour and is full of stories of the special community atmosphere that was London's East End through two world wars and the Great Depression. Mary... more...

  • Bloody British History: Lincolnby Douglas Wynn

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    Built by the Romans, looted by the Danes and conquered by King William I (who devastated the town to build a castle and a cathedral), the city of Lincoln has had a long and most dreadful history. Containing medieval child murder, vile sieges of (and escapes from) the castle, the savage repression of the Lincolnshire rising by King Henry VIII (who had... more...

  • Bloody British History Southamptonby Penny Legg

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Southampton has one of the darkest and most dreadful histories on record. The city has been assaulted by the Romans, Vikings, Normans and the King's men, razed to the ground by the French and bombed almost to extinction by the Nazis. Inside the walls, violence, terror and destruction raged, from the horrors of God's House Tower gaol to the dolorous... more...

  • Bloody British History: Chelmsfordby Robert Hallmann

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    This is the bloody, brutal and downright amazing history of Chelmsford containing leprosy, Black Death and rioting peasants, the hideous death of William Caleys, the reign of terror of the Witchfinder General, the vanished palace of Anne Boley, the birth of Robert the Bruce, the capture of the notorious Coggeshall gang, battle against the Zulus, PoWs... more...

  • Bloody British History: Herefordby David Phelps

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    Hereford has a darker side to its history, filled with strange - and sometimes unlikely - true tales. Was King Arthur a Hereford man? Why was its patron saint murdered his would-be father-in-law? Why did another of its saints become the only saint to die excommunicated? Was a Bishop of Hereford involved in the murder of a king by the most frightful... more...

  • Bloody Scottish History: Glasgowby Bruce Durie

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Glasgow has one of the bloodiest and most tumultuous histories on record, riddled with plagues and pirate attacks, religious divides and reconciliations, bombs, executions, fires and floods. A city of slums and grandeur, of razor gangs and rebels, of sectarian violence and cultural assimiliation, here you will find a condensed history of the best... more...

  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to the British Empireby H. W. III Crocker

    Regnery Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99

    A brawling, rambunctious history celebrating the Empire?and the intrepid empire-builders?that gave the United States, Canada, India, and Australia not just a common language, but common ideals of freedom and justice The British Empire ?the biggest empire in history?once ruled a quarter of the globe. It was built by an incredible array of swashbuckling... more...

  • The Secret File of the Duke of Windsorby Michael Bloch

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 8.99

    In this brilliant and authoritative work, based on their private correspondence and papers, Michael Bloch describes the feud which developed between the Duke of Windsor and the British royal establishment after the Abdication, the humiliations which were suffered by the ex-King and his wife, and the plots to ensure that they remained in exile. more...

  • Deterrence through Strengthby Rebecca Berens Matzke

    UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 45.00

    The notion of a Pax Britannica?a concept implying that Britain?s overwhelming strength enforced global peace in the era that began with Napoleon?s defeat in 1815?largely ended with the British Empire itself. Although most historians still view this period as a departure from the eighteenth century, when lengthy coalition wars were commonplace, critics... more...

  • Sir Joseph Yorke and Anglo-Dutch relations 1774-1780by Daniel A. Miller

    De Gruyter 1970; US$ 140.00

    Sir Joseph Yorke and Anglo-Dutch relations 1774-1780 more...