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  • Bloody British History Norwichby Mark Mower

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    DANISH DEATH! Vikings sack and burn the city. MEDIEVAL MURDER MYSTERIES! The dead body of a young boy was found on a heath – but was it a case of ritual child murder? DREADFUL DISEASES! Revealing the terrible time when ONE THIRD of Norwich’s residents caught the Black Death! VICTORIAN HORRORS! in 1851, body parts began to appear across... more...

  • Bloody British History: Peterboroughby Jean A Hooper

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    There is a darker side to Peterborough's history. All manner of incredible events have occurred in the city: Roman occupations; Saxon murders and miracles; riots and revolts; battles, diseases, disasters and plagues. Including more than 60 illustrations, and with the history of institutions such as the prisoner-of-war camps of the Napoleonic era and... more...

  • Bloody British History Shrewsburyby Dorothy Nicolle

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Death to them all! The story of Shrewsbury Castle, where an entire garrison was executed. The true story of the Three-Hour Battle which left over 6,000 men dead or dying. The admiral who used his enemies' heads as evidence. The tightrope artiste who dived to his death. Weird by true! how Gullet Passage and Grope Lane got their names! This book tells... more...

  • A New History of Englandby Jeremy Black

    The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    Cecil Rhodes's characteristically nineteenth-century confidence rings rather hollow as England enters the twenty-first century in somewhat reduced circumstances. In his New History of England, leading historian Jeremy Black takes a cool and dispassionate look at the vicissitudes of over two millennia of English history. Professor Black steers his way... more...

  • Bloody British History East Endby Samantha L Bird

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    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 through... more...

  • Royal Babiesby Annie Bullen

    The History Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Since their fairy-tale wedding in 2011 and the announcement in December 2012 that William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were expecting their first child, the British have taken the young couple into their hearts. The first decades of the 21st century have seen a surge of pride for our Royal Family as never before and the birth of... more...

  • Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly Landmark Visitors Guideby Rita Tregellas Pope

    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...

  • Citizens and Subjectsby Tony Wright

    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...

  • The Royalist War Effort 1642-1646by Ronald Hutton

    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...

  • Searching for Security in a New Europeby Gerald J. Protheroe

    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...