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  • The Policy of the Ententeby Keith M. Wilson

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    This book presents a realistic assessment of British priorities in the years before 1914. more...

  • Whatever Next?by Earl Ferrers

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99

    To say this is not a political autobiography would be an understatement. In fact, the author reckons it is not an autobiography at all. This book is more Downton Abbey than 10 Downing Street. It traces Earl Ferrers' aristocratic upbringing in the 1930s in the stately surroundings of Staunton Harold through his wartime childhood, national service in... more...

  • Growing Up In A Welsh Valleyby Bronwen Hosie

    The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    This collection of nostalgic, humorous and moving tales follows Rhymney-born Dai Morrissey as he leaves the Valley aged eighteen. Dai travels to Englantrd where he works for Hudson and Terraplane, fitting radios into their luxury cars. Through this work he meets a few celebrities and also his future wife, whom he takes home to meet his family in Wales.... more...

  • Growing Up In Cambridgeby Alec Forshaw

    The History Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    It is said that, however long you live, and however far you travel, the streets and fields where you played as a child will always be home to you. So Cambridge is for Alec Forshaw. This is a story of a childhood in Cambridge in the 1950s and '60s, followed by three undergraduate years and three decades of frequent and regular visits until the ties... more...

  • Hops, Doodlebugs and Floodsby Alan Whitcomb

    The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    This is the true tale of a boy born into a typical East End family in the Second World War, beginning with his early memories of hop picking and having little money, and moving on to his life in the 1950s and his experience of the devastating east coast floods of 1953. These early memories are the author's own, but what he remembers are a number of... more...

  • Bloody British History: Lincolnby Douglas Wynn

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    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 2012; US$ 3.99

    The people of Southampton have had a lot to put up with over the centuries. If the Danes of French weren't attacking it, pirates from further along were. Treasonous plots were hatched behind its ancient walls and mutiny hit its shipping. This book looks at such bloody events as the Black Death in the city, what happens when you cross a king, the ill-fated... more...

  • Bloody Welsh History Swanseaby Geoff Brookes

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Swansea has long been a busy industrial port and has always had an edgy history. Explore the hidden stories from its long and dangerous past, with tales of rebellion, shipwreck and murder. From Romans to the Red Lady, Viking raids to English attacks, deadly diseases, slums, cholera and Nazi bombs, you'll never see the city in the same way again.Why... more...

  • Bloody British History Oxfordby Paul Sullivan

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    This is the history of Oxford as you have never encountered it before.The first historical record of Oxford laments that the city has been burnt to the ground by Vikings. Its religious houses were founded by a woman who blinded her would-be attacker. Its students were poverty-stricken desperados in perpetual armed conflict with the townsmen. One of... more...

  • Bloody British History Chelmsfordby Robert Hallmann

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    WITCHES, MARTYRS, BODYSNATCHERS, ZULUS and RIOTING PEASANTS!* The BLACK DEATH in Chelmsford!* The HORRIBLE true stories of the MOAT FARM MURDER and THE DEATH OF JAEL DENNY!* The terrible tragedy of the GREAT FLOOD of 1880!* The INCREDIBLE histories of HYLANDS HOUSE and BEAULIEU!* NAZI BOMBERS over CHELMSFORD!Chelmsford has one of the darkest histories... more...