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Heritage of Ireland

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Heritage of Ireland
A History of Ireland & Its People

Author: Nathaniel Harris
Publication Date: 21 September 2001

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Sixties

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The Sixties

Author: Jenny Diski
Publication Date: 1 July 2010

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Many books have been written on the Sixties - tributes to music and fashion, sex, drugs and revolution. This title dismantles the big ideas that dominated the era - liberation, permissiveness and self-invention - to consider what the author and her generation were really up to.

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The Medieval Inquisition

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The The Medieval Inquisition

Author: Bernard Hamilton
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1981

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World Tartans

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World Tartans

Author: Iain Zaczek
Publication Date: 16 August 2001

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This guide shows not only the wide variety and colour patterns of Scottish tartans, but gives an overview of tartans that have been developed around the world. It features tartans from Scotland, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand and the US.

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Voodoo Histories

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Voodoo Histories
How Conspiracy Theory Has Shaped Modern History

Author: David Aaronovitch
Publication Date: 6 May 2010

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Did Neil Armstrong really set foot on the moon? Was the United States government responsible for the 11 September attacks? Should we doubt the accidental nature of Diana's death? This title demolishes the absurd and sinister conspiracy theories of the last 100 years.

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All Hell Let Loose

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All Hell Let Loose
The World at War 1939-1945

Author: Max Hastings
Publication Date: 26 April 2012

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A magisterial history of the greatest and most terrible event in history, from one of the finest historians of the Second World War. A book which shows the impact of war upon hundreds of millions of people around the world- soldiers, sailors and airmen; housewives, farm workers and children.

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Dark Angel

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Dark Angel
Aspects of Victorian Sexuality

Author: Fraser Harrison
Publication Date: 19790900

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A startling revelation of Victorian sexual mores in and out of marriage....

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Road Home

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The Road Home
The Aftermath of the Great War Told by the Men and Women Who Survived it

Author: Max Arthur
Publication Date: 14 October 2010

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How the men and women of Britain found 'the road home' after the Great War. From the SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author of THE LOST POST.

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Sweethearts

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The Sweethearts
Tales of Love, Laughter and Hardship from the Yorkshire Rowntree's Girls

Author: Lynn Russell
Publication Date: 11 April 2013

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Whether in wartime or peace, tales of love, laughter and hardship from the girls in the Rowntrees factory in Yorkshire

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Yeovil Memories

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Yeovil Memories

Author: Jack Sweet
Publication Date: 19 July 2012

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Yeovil Memories covers a wide range of stories, from a tragic drowning in the River Yeo in 1856, the hardships of the savage...

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Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain

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Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain

Author: Eric R Delderfield
Publication Date: 19700917

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A 5th enlarged and updated edition of a title first puvblished in 1966, which provides an insight into the history and heritage of England and Great Britain through the lives of all the monarchs, from the early Saxons to Elizabeth II. Includes a commentary and analysis of the 'annus horribilis' and recent photographs of the Royals.

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Albion: A Guide to Legendary Britain

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Albion: A Guide to Legendary Britain

Author: Jennifer Westwood
Publication Date: 1980

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Royal Leamington Spa

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Royal Leamington Spa

Author: Jacqueline Cameron
Publication Date: 15 May 2003

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This book reproduces more than 200 fascinating photgrpahs of the Warwickshire town of Royal Leamington Spa, featuring the buildings and the inhabitants at work and leisure, and also a section that looks at a number of other towns and villages in the locality.

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Million Bullets

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A Million Bullets
The Real Story of the British Army in Afghanistan

Author: James Fergusson
Publication Date: 24 April 2009

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In April 2006 a small British peace-keeping force was sent to Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. Within weeks they were cut off and besieged by some of the world's toughest fighters: the infamous Taliban, who were determined to send the foreigners home again. This book takes us to the dark heart of the battle zone.

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Haunted Telford

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Haunted Telford

Author: Philip Solomon
Publication Date: 1 May 2011

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Although it is the largest town in Shropshire, you probably wouldn't think there would be many ghosts lurking in the town of Telford. However, the smaller settlements that formed the town were founded in the thirteenth century and so Telford plays host to many spirits from the past. This title contains spooky stories from in and around Telford.

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Haunted Shropshire

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Haunted Shropshire

Author: Allan Scott-Davies
Publication Date: 1 September 2009

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Offers a tour through one of the most haunted counties in the UK - Shropshire. This book includes ghost stories such as the one about the moving road on Wenlock Edge; the tale of Madam Pigott and how cruelly she was treated; and the story of the kissing maid in Market Drayton.

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London Calling

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London Calling
A Countercultural History of London Since 1945

Author: Barry Miles
Publication Date: 1 March 2010

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London has long been a magnet for aspiring artists and writers, musicians and fashion designers seeking inspiration and success in this great city. This title explores the counter culture that sprang up in the decades following the Second World War, focusing on the West End and Soho.

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What Might Have Been

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What Might Have Been
Imaginary History from Twelve Leading Historians

Author: Andrew Roberts
Publication Date: 1 April 2004

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Throughout history, great and terrible events have often hinged upon sheer luck. Tiny changes to great enterprises can produce profoundly different results. Andrew Roberts assembles a team of 12 leading historians and biographers and asks them what might have happened if major world events had gone differently?

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Three Houses, Many Lives

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Three Houses, Many Lives

Author: Gillian Tindall
Publication Date: 7 June 2012

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Features pen portraits ranging from Eugenia Stanhope who sold Lord Chesterfield's scandalous letters, to autocratic vicar who held same parish from age 28 to 82, from just-literate wife of a parish clerk who wrote riddles in his registers, to cow-keeper who farmed 226 acres in Hornsey till he sold them profitably when railways came through.

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Tales of Galloway

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Tales of Galloway

Author: Alan Temperley
Publication Date: 19790607

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A collection of 51 traditional tales from the Galloway region of Scotland. Characters featured include Billy Marshall, king of the tinkers; Sawney Bean, the murderous cannibal; Trost, the last of the Picts; and the poltergeist of Rerrick.

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Joint Force Harrier

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Joint Force Harrier

Author: Adrian Orchard
Publication Date: 26 March 2009

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Helmand Province, October 2006: British soldiers are engaged in the most intense, sustained fighting they've faced since the Korean War. Against a tough, experienced and frighteningly motivated enemy, their lives too often depended on the success of danger-close, pin-point attacks pressed home from the air.

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Maccaffrey: Exeter 1540-1640: the Growth of an English Town 2ed (Paper)

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Maccaffrey: Exeter 1540-1640: the Growth of an English Town 2ed (Paper)

Author: WT MACCAFFREY
Publication Date: 1 July 1976

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Villages of Glasgow

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Villages of Glasgow
The South Side

Author: Aileen Smart
Publication Date: 26 November 2002

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This work covers the dozen or so villages on Glasgow's south side to present an up-to-date picture of life there through the years. New material has been introduced to most chapters, and a map of each village is included.

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Double Cross

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Double Cross
The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Author: Ben Macintyre
Publication Date: 30 August 2012

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From the Number One bestselling author of Agent Zigzag and Operation Mincemeat, comes a new true story of Second World War deception

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King Arthur's Place in Prehistory

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King Arthur's Place in Prehistory
Great Age of Stonehenge

Author: W.A. Cummins
Publication Date: 1 August 1997

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Meet The Ancestors

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Meet The Ancestors

Author: Julian Richards
Publication Date: 1999

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An accompaniment to the second series of the television show, the excitement of finding and investigating nine ancient buria...

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Francis Frith's Around Plymouth

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Francis Frith's Around Plymouth

Author: Martin Dunning
Publication Date: 27 October 2003

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A collection of approximately 100 detailed period photographs from the Francis Frith archive with extended captions and full introduction, this volume should be suitable for tourists, local historians and general readers. It includes a voucher for a free mounted print of any photograph shown in the book.

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On Earth to Make the Numbers Up, And, In Our Backs

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On Earth to Make the Numbers Up, And, In Our Backs

Author: Evelyne Haythorne
Publication Date: 1990

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A powerful, funny and excellently written account of childhood and adolescence in a South Yorkshire mining village....

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Tracking Down Your Ancestors

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Tracking Down Your Ancestors
Discover the Story Behind Your Ancestors and Bring Your Family History to Life

Author: Harry Alder
Publication Date: 1 August 2002

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This book is filled with ideas about the different aspects of genealogy and the main free or low cost resources available to help you in your quest.

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Rise of the Indian Rope Trick

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The Rise of the Indian Rope Trick
How a Spectacular Hoax Became History

Author: Peter Lamont
Publication Date: 5 May 2005

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Narrative micro-history with a difference - a remarkable story, not about a voyage of discovery or scientific breakthrough but about the unlikely birth of a legend.

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At the Works

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At the Works

Author: Florence Eveleen Eleanore Olliffe Bell
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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Rebirth of History

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Rebirth of History
Eastern Europe in the Age of Democracy

Author: Misha Glenny
Publication Date: 19901206

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The extraordinary events in Eastern Europe, culminating in the outbreak of war in the Balkans and the break-up of the Soviet...

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The Tutankhamun Prophecies

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The Tutankhamun Prophecies

Author: Maurice Cotterell
Publication Date: 01 Jan 1999

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Using his knowledge of Maya encoding, engineer and scientist Maurice Cotterell turns his attention to Egypt, to examine the ...

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Second World War in the West

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Second World War in the West

Author: Charles Messenger
Publication Date: 2001

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Defeat in 1918 left many of the losers recalcitrant, Germany foremost. In 1939 a new war, dominated by the development of technology, broke out. This volume covers the blitzkrieg of 1939-41, the war in Russia, and the Anglo-American counter-offensives in Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe.

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At Home

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 26 May 2011

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What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This book describes the history of the way we live.

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New Penguin Dictionary of Modern History 1789-1945

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The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern History 1789-1945

Author: W.D. Townson
Publication Date: 31 May 2001

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This dictionary covers the period 1789-1945. A revised edition, it includes new entries and the text has been brought up-to-date to reflect information current at the time of publication. It includes the non-European world, social, economic and ideological developments, and political events.

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Deceiving Hitler

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Deceiving Hitler
Double Cross and Deception in World War II

Author: Terry Crowdy
Publication Date: 13 June 2013

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From moving imaginary armies around the desert to putting a corpse with fake papers floating in the Mediterranean, and from faking successful bombing campaigns to the convoluted deceptions, this title explores the deception war that combined the double-agent network with ingenious plans to confuse and hoodwink the Fuhrer.

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the seige

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the seige

Author: Helen helen dunmore
Publication Date: 200162

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Third Reich in Power, 1933-1939

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The Third Reich in Power, 1933-1939
How the Nazis Won Over the Hearts and Minds of a Nation

Author: Richard J. Evans
Publication Date: 25 May 2006

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Before Hitler seized power in 1933, Germany had been famous for its sophistication and complexity. So how was it possible for a group of ideological obsessives to re-mould it into a one-party state directed at war and race hate? This title explores how Hitler turned Germany from a vibrant democracy into a one-party state.

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Phoenix Squadron

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Phoenix Squadron
HMS "Ark Royal", Britain's Last Topguns and the Untold Story of Their Most Dramatic Mission

Author: Rowland White
Publication Date: 1 April 2010

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January 1972: the tiny outpost of British Honduras is threatened with imminent invasion by battle-hardened, US-trained Guatemalan paratroops. Britain's response must be immediate. But there is only one deterrent the government can offer: HMS Ark Royal, once the Navy's most powerful warship, now a white elephant on the verge of being scrapped.

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Liddell Hart's History of the First World War

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Liddell Hart's History of the First World War

Author: Liddell Hart
Publication Date: 1982

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen
An Expedition Round My Family

Author: Ranulph Fiennes
Publication Date: 27 May 2010

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Explorer and bestselling author Sir Ranulph Fiennes takes a journey around his vast and eccentric family tree, and reveals an amazing family history.

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My East End

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My East End
Memories of Life in Cockney London

Author: Gilda O'Neill
Publication Date: 28 September 2000

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London's East End is a place that is at once appealing and unruly, comforting and incomprehensible. This title traces the East End of London - cockneys, criminals, street markets, pub singalongs, dog racing, and jellied eels.

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Over the Top

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Over the Top
Great Battles of the First World War

Author: Martin Marix Evans
Publication Date: 1 October 2002

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The early battles of the First World War during the autum and the winter of 1914 were open,mobile affairs of the kind long f...

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Where the Hell Have You Been?

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Where the Hell Have You Been?
Monty, Italy and One Man's Incredible Escape

Author: Tom Carver
Publication Date: 1 October 2009

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Offers a testament to the values of duty and discipline - a reminder of a lost age, when, in the face of terrifying challenges, a generation rose to extraordinary feats of valour in the service of a cause greater than themselves.

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Gospel of Judas

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The Gospel of Judas

Author: Rodolphe Kasser
Publication Date: 26 May 2006

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Sheds new light on the ancient world and the beginnings of Christianity. Featuring beautifully rendered, full-colour photographs of the original papryus pages alongside the Coptic text and its English translation, this book provides a mystical, gnostic picture of Jesus.

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Birmingham in the Forties

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Birmingham in the Forties

Author: Alton Douglas
Publication Date: 4 September 2000

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Little History of the World

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A Little History of the World

Author: E. H. Gombrich
Publication Date: 19 August 2008

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In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in six weeks, and "Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser" was published in Vienna. This book presents his history to English-language readers.

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Educational Documents

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Educational Documents

Author: Stuart MacLure
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1965

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To End All Wars

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To End All Wars
A Story of Protest and Patriotism in the First World War

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publication Date: 2 February 2012

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A brilliant new history of the First World War by the bestselling and prizewinning author of King Leopold's Ghost and Bury the Chains

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