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- Loose Chippings 2014; US$ 14.99
Born in November 1916 to the Marquess of Granby, Lady Ursula d'Abo is a sprightly and still charming lady whose memoirs of her uniquely glamorous life make riveting reading. She records life at Belvoir Castle, as maintained on a feudal scale until September 1939. We hear of her coming-out Ball and her role in the Coronation of King George VI and Queen... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 14.99
Here at last is a history of England that is designed to entertain as well as inform and that will delight the armchair traveler, the tourist or just about anyone interested in history. No people have engendered quite so much acclaim or earned so much censure as the English: extolled as the Athenians of modern times, yet hammered for their self-satisfaction... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 22.38
Think more deeply and work more independently at A level History through a carefully thought-out enquiry approach from SHP. Enquiring History: It makes you think!. The OFSTED report on school history suggests that the current generation of A Level students have been poorly served by exam-based textbooks which spoon-feed students while failing to enthuse... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
<div>The East End of London has one of the bloodiest histories in Britain. East-Enders were blamed for the Great Plague of London; Jack the Ripper prowled here, as did the Ratcliffe Highway murderer and the gunmen of the famous Sidney Street siege. Communists, Fascists, strikers, Suffragettes and Skeleton Armies have all fought running battles... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00
Area-by-area tours highlight in-town sights and attractions, including art galleries, museums, historic buildings and churches. They also lead you out into the countryside, with recommended stops en route. Colorful call-out boxes reveal tidbits of the area?s local culture, interesting sidelights on how the landscape has been shaped and other details... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows†the build up to the outbreak of†the war, detailing†how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it†was won and lost. In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Citizens and Subjects is an essay on the nature and condition of democracy in Britain at the end of the twentieth century. It looks at the commonly held view that Britain is a model democracy, exposing it as a dangerous myth that inhibits both radical thought and actual constitutional change. The book looks at the tradition of political and constitutional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Drawing on an array of archival material, this study sheds light on Sir George Russell Clerk, an important, yet forgotten figure in British and European diplomatic history. During the First World War, Clerk was a senior Foreign Office official strongly sympathetic to the cause of the 'oppressed nationalities' of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This... more...
- 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...