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  • The Betrayal of Richard IIIby V B Lamb; Peter Hammond

    The History Press 2015; US$ 13.11

    In this classic work, the late V B Lamb and Peter Hammond survey the life and times of Richard III and examine the contemporary evidence for the events of his reign, tracing the origins of the traditional version of his career as a murderous tyrant and its development since his death. The evident grief of the citizens of York on hearing of the death... more...

  • Bloody British History: Chelmsfordby Robert Hallmann

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    <div>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... more...

  • Bloody British History: Herefordby David Phelps

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    <div>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... 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 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 Bones of a Kingby The Grey Friars Research Team; Maev Kennedy; Lin Foxhall

    Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95

    The dramatic story of Richard III, England's last medieval king, captured the world's attention when an archaeological team led by the University of Leicester identified his remains in February 2013. The   Bones of a King presents the official behind-the-scenes story of the Grey Friars dig from the team of specialists who discovered and identified... 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...

  • Britain Beginsby Barry Cunliffe

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The last Ice Age, which came to an end about 12,000 years ago, swept the bands of hunter gatherers from the face of the land that was to become Britain and Ireland, but as the ice sheets retreated and the climate improved so human groups spread slowly northwards, re-colonizing the land that had been laid waste. From that time onwards Britain and Ireland... more...

  • Britain Since 1945by Kenneth O. Morgan

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    Britain since 1945: The People's Peace is the first comprehensive study by a professional historian of British history from 1945 to the present day. It examines the transformation of post-war Britain from the planning enthusiasm of 1945 to the rise of New Labour. Its themes include the troubles of the British economy; public criticism of the legitimacy... more...