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  • The Isle of Wight Book of Daysby Jan Toms

    The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    Taking you through the year day-by-day, The Isle of Wight Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods of history of the island. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the... more...

  • The Lady in the Towerby Alison Weir

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00

    BONUS: This edition contains a The Lady in the Tower  discussion guide and an excerpt from Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn. Nearly five hundred years after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, remains one of the world's most fascinating, controversial, and tragic heroines. Now acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison Weir... more...

  • The Leeds Book of Daysby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    <div>Taking you through the year day by day, The Leeds Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned... more...

  • Nella Last in the 1950sby Patricia Malcolmson; Robert Malcolmson

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    'I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person ... can possibly have value.' So wrote Nella Last in her diary on 2 September 1949. Sixty years on, tens of thousands of people have read and enjoyed the first two volumes of her uniquely detailed and moving diaries, written during World War II and its aftermath as part of the... more...

  • On the Trail of King Arthurby Robin Crichton

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Crichton's bilingual French-English text draws on Mackintosh's own letters and journals to offer some touching insights into the restorative capacities of both travel and art. ? THE SCOTSMAN on Monsieur MackintoshKing Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is one of the world's greatest legends. Everyone knows the story of the boy who pulled the... more...

  • Peacemongersby Barry Hill

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    A literary masterpiece, this latest book from award-winning author Barry Hill is a travel book, a history book, and a peace book. His odyssey begins with a pilgrimage to Bodhi Gaya in India, where the Buddha received enlightenment, and ends after he reaches Nagasaki, Japan, in the aftermath of its atomic bomb. His traveling is imbued with the life... more...

  • Peculiar Peopleby Augustus Hare

    Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 14.99

    These days hardly anyone remembers Augustus John Curthbert Hare (1834-1903). But in his prime, the late Victorian age, his name was on the lips of anyone who mattered. He was a travel writer, a storyteller and a memoirist of the first order, and his work is a fascinating record of a lost way of life amongst the strangest upper classes of English society. more...

  • Political Society in Later Medieval Englandby Benjamin Thompson; John Watts

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    Essays on the connections between politics and society in the middle ages, showing their interdependence. more...

  • Postwar Leicesterby Ben Beazley

    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...

  • Prins onder Plaggenby Evert van Ginkel

    Sidestone Press 2009; US$ 10.50

    Eenvoudige boeren met wat akkers en koeien, mensen die min of meer gelijk waren aan elkaar en vreedzaam leefden. Dat is het beeld dat de meeste opgravingen ons bieden van de prehistorische samenlevingen in Nederland. Maar dat is schijn: ook toen waren er statusverschillen en had de één meer macht dan de ander. Een treffend voorbeeld is de... more...