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  • Edinburghby Michael Fry

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.14

    The late poet laureate, Sir John Betjeman, said that Edinburgh was the most beautiful city in Europe. Like some other great cities it is set on seven hills. But only one of these, Rome, rivals Edinburgh in matching the beauty of its setting with the stateliness of its buildings. Edinbrugh, too, provides the backdrop to much of the dark drama of the... more...

  • Calvinists and Catholics during Holland's Golden Ageby Christine Kooi

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 90.00 US$ 73.80

    This book examines the social, political and religious relationships between Calvinists and Catholics during Holland's Golden Age. more...

  • Towerby Nigel Jones

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 22.99

    A dazzling history of the Tower of London, one of the world's busiest tourist attractions, and the people who populated it Castle, royal palace, prison, torture chamber, execution site, zoo, mint, home to the crown jewels, armory, record office, observatory, and the most visited tourist attraction in the UK: The Tower of London has been all these... more...

  • Official History of the Ministry of Munitions Volume IVby HMSO

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 21.99

    Volume 4 of 12.The foundation of the Munitions Ministry was a revolutionary step, coinciding with the 'shells scandal' in which the failure of a series of British attacks: Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Festubert and Loos - was blamed on inadequate supplies of munitions. A press outcry was followed by questions in Parliament which threatened... more...

  • Country Lives Rememberedby Brian Martin; Ruth Binney

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 12.99 US$ 10.65

    An evocative look at the lives of twelve English countrymen spanning the period from Edwardian England right through to today. From Ernest Sharp the thatcherto George Ranger the farrier; and from John Furzey the beekeeper to Bill Thomson the hurdle maker, experience the working and home lives of these colorful characters in the glorious English countryside.... more...

  • A War of Liberationby George H. Doran Co.

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    First published in 1917, in support of the Allies, this anonymous pamphlet published by George H. Doran discusses the causes of World War I and the politics and government of Germany. This is an excellent primary source. more...

  • No Empty Chairsby Ian Mackersey

    Orion 2012; US$ 12.99

    The 1914-18 conflict narrated through the voices of the men whose combat was in the air. The empty chairs belonged, all too briefly, to the doomed young First World War airmen who failed to return from the terrifying daily aerial combats above the trenches of the Western Front. The edict of their commander-in-chief was the missing aviators were... more...

  • The Fishing Fleetby Anne de Courcy

    Orion 2012; US$ 10.99

    The adventurous young women who sailed to India during the Raj in search of husbands. From the late 19th century, when the Raj was at its height, many of Britain's best and brightest young men went out to India to work as administrators, soldiers and businessmen. With the advent of steam travel and the opening of the Suez Canal, countless young... more...

  • The First World War: Teach Yourselfby David Evans

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 11.99

    The Teach Yourself History series offers an alternative to academic historical books. more...

  • The British Empire: Teach Yourselfby Michael Lynch

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 11.99

    The teach yourself history series offers a refreshing alternative to dense academic historical books, its content being extensive yet written in an accessible and engaging style. more...