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Great Britain

  • Fighting With Alliesby Robin Renwick

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 23.99

    In this new and forward-looking edition of Fighting with Allies , former British Ambassador to the US Robin Renwick describes the roller-coaster history of the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States first established by Churchill and Roosevelt in the desperate summer of 1940, exploring the profound changes it has undergone,... more...

  • Wakefield Then & Nowby Michael J. Rochford

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 16.34

    The escaping bear who’d had enough of being a Victorian showpiece; tragedy narrowly averted over the skies of Wakefield when an aeronaut lost control of his balloon in 1827; secret passages and hidden relics; and dark tales of determined apparitions and boggarts are among many enchanting stories told within the pages of Wakefield Then &... more...

  • Rails in the Roadby Oliver Green

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 29.97

    There have been passenger tramways in Britain for 150 years, but it is a rollercoaster story of rise, decline and a steady return. Trams have come and gone, been loved and hated, popular and derided, considered both wildly futuristic and hopelessly outdated by politicians, planners and the public alike. Horse trams, introduced from the USA in the... more...

  • Charlie Peaceby Ben Johnson

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 11.97

    A devil once lived in God’s own county. A grotesque figure with many names and many faces, he could slip into the home of an unsuspecting family with the silent stealth of a cool night time breeze, and leave without a trace. Spending his nocturnal hours limping through the dirty streets with villainy on his mind, and impishly disappearing into... more...

  • Gravesend in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.16

    Gravesend was like most other towns in the UK during the course of the First World War. When the call came to serve King and Country, local men enlisted in their thousands, but sadly not all of them returned. This book gives an insight into the Tilbury to Gravesend Pontoon Bridge, which allowed the rapid deployment of troops in the event of a German... more...

  • Kidderminster in the Great Warby Julie Philips

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 14.16

    Wars affect everyone. Whether it is fought on the battlefields or on the Home Front, by the armed forces or civilians, sacrifices have to be made and everyone suffers one way or another. This book gives a flavour of what it was like living in Kidderminster through the Great War years. Kidderminster was proud to send many of its brothers, husbands,... more...

  • Internationalismsby Glenda Sluga; Patricia Clavin

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book offers a new view of the twentieth century, placing international ideas and institutions at its heart. more...

  • Slavery's Metropolisby Rashauna Johnson

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    A vivid examination of slave life in New Orleans in the early nineteenth century. more...

  • Britain's Maritime Empireby John McAleer

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    Analyses the critical role played by the maritime gateway to Asia around the Cape of Good Hope in the development of the British Empire. more...

  • Knowledge and Ideologyby Michael Morris

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    For political philosophers, Morris provides an epistemology that integrates social interests within a normative account of knowledge. more...