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Political, military, naval, and Air Force history.

  • The Hanoverian Successionby Dr Michael Schaich; Prof Dr Andreas Gestrich

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    The Hanoverian succession of 1714 brought about a 123-year union between Britain and the German electorate of Hanover, ushering in a distinct new period in British history. Under the four Georges and William IV Britain became arguably the most powerful nation in the world with a growing colonial Empire, a muscular economy and an effervescent artistic,... more...

  • Churchill: Pictorial History of his Life & Timesby Ian S. Wood

    G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 5.82

    Sir Winston Churchill, voted the greatest Briton of all time, died 50 years ago on January 24th 1965. Born on November 30th 1874, he entered Parliament in 1900 and dominated political life for over half a century until his retirement in 1955. His leadership of the British people in the Second World War (when he was Prime Minister from 1940 to 1945)... more...

  • National Trust Histories: Cornwallby Jack Ravensdale

    G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 5.82

    Cornwall has its own language, culture, outlook and a powerful individuality. Its scenery is unique in Britain and to see a remotely similar countryside one must travel across the sea to another Celtic bastion, Brittany  It is also a place where reality is far more fascinating and diverse than popular images suggest. Hidden coves, where smugglers... more...

  • Culture and Consensus (Routledge Revivals)by Robert Hewison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    Culture and Consensus , first published in 1995 and a revised edition in 1997, explores the history of the relationship between politics and the arts in Britain since 1940, and shows how the search for a secure sense of English identity has been reflected in official and unofficial attitudes to the arts, architecture, landscape and other emblems... more...

  • Strange Intelligenceby Hector C. Bywater; H. C. Ferraby

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 10.19

    Hector C. Bywater was perhaps the British secret service?s finest agent operating in Germany before the First World War, tasked with collecting intelligence on naval installations. Recruited by Mansfield Cumming, the first ‘C? (or head of what would become MI6), Bywater was given the designation ‘H2O? in what was a rather obvious play on his name... more...

  • OCR A Level History: Britain 1930–1997by Mike Wells; Nicholas Fellows; Andrew Boxer

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.98

    Build understanding and skills in A Level History through the in-depth analysis and structured support in this tailor-made series for OCR's British Period Studies and Enquiries. ? Develops analytical skills through organising the narrative content around the key issues that need to be explored. ? Promotes proficiency in the skills required to do... more...

  • Nimble Leader Volume 6: Results Matter!by Andrew Ortyn

    Triumph Books 2015; US$ 8.99

    “It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.? You have to succeed in doing what is necessary.“ Winston Churchill Like waves lapping the shoreline, certain activities will generate operating profit and cash flow, only to recede with the need for new waves to take their place. Short-term, you might generate profit through cost reduction and working... more...

  • The Peterborough Version of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicleby Malasree Home

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    An examination of the linguistic and cultural construction of one of the texts of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. more...

  • Militant Around the Clock?by Nikolaos Papadogiannis

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00

    During the 1970s, left-wing youth militancy in Greece intensified, especially after the collapse of the military dictatorship in 1974. This is the first study of the impact of that political activism on the leisure pursuits and sexual behavior of Greek youth, analyzing the cultural politics of left-wing organizations alongside the actual practices... more...

  • The Battle for Britainby Anthony J. Cumming

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The book is a short review of British air and naval power from 1909 -1940 and represents an attack upon “independent? airpower. When Bleriot became the first man to fly the English Channel in a heavier-than-air flying machine in 1909, it seemed to mark the beginning of a fundamental decline in British attitudes towards maritime defense. Exploiting... more...