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Pirates and Privateers

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Pirates and Privateers

Author: Tom Bowling
Publication Date: 24 January 2008

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Offers a history of piracy, from ancient times through the Renaissance 'privateers' such as Drake, with their Letters of Marque (an early example of State-sponsored terrorism), to the real and flourishing threat of contemporary pirates that patrol the less well-regulated shipping lanes of the world.

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weekend in Munich

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weekend in Munich

Author: robert wistrich
Publication Date: 1995

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Art, propaganda and terror in the Third Reich...

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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: 29 September 2011

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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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First Light

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First Light

Author: Geoffrey Wellum
Publication Date: 6 August 2009

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Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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Speeches That Changed the World

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Speeches That Changed the World

Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Publication Date: 30 March 2006

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Contains over 50 momentous speeches from a wide range of historical eras and nations. This book includes biographies of each speaker, the history of why each speech was significant and what happened as a result. Black and white photography illustrates these key figures and moments in history.

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Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World

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The Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World

Author: Maureen Vincent-Northam
Publication Date: 31 January 2007

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Useful for genealogists, this book offers tips on tracing your forebears, from ways to gather background evidence to understanding and deciphering old documents and records. It offers advice on creating your own family archive and useful websites and addresses.

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Belle Epoque - Paris in the Nineties

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Belle Epoque - Paris in the Nineties

Author: Raymond Rudorff
Publication Date: 197211

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Paris in the Nineties...

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The Lady & the Unicorn

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The Lady & the Unicorn

Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publication Date: Jan 2004

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Novel by author of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'. ......

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Boris Godunov the tragic Tsar

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Boris Godunov the tragic Tsar

Author: Ian Grey
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1973

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Stockport

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Stockport
A Pictorial History

Author: Roy Westall
Publication Date: 31 October 2009

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An illustrated history of Stockport, originally published in hardback in 1988 and again in paperback in 1999

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Who Do You Think You Are?

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Author: Dan Waddell
Publication Date: 11 October 2004

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Combines both stats and pub facts, with emotions as people discover the heroes and villains in their family's past. This book emphasizes the human and emotional side, and equips you with the basic tools to start and maintain your quest as well as includes the celebrity stories. It also includes a section on books and websites.

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Dictionary of First Names

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Dictionary of First Names

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Publication Date: 31 December 2000

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We all have a first name, but how many of us really know its origin and history? This dictionary provides a collection of linguistic, historical, and associated information about some 7,000 names, making it ideal reference for linguists and family historians, as well as an important source of information for parents choosing a name for a child.

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Opium: a History

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Opium: a History

Author: Martin Booth
Publication Date: 1 July 1998

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Chronicles the history and often unexplored cultural impact of a narcotic whose use has spanned centuries and forms, from smoking dens in the 1800s to the heroin of today.

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Rock Lighthouses of Britain

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Rock Lighthouses of Britain

Author: Christopher P. Nicholson
Publication Date: 1 December 1995

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Recounts the history of 12 rock lighthouses in various parts of the British Isles, how and why they were constructed and of the difficulties that had to be overcome. This well-illustrated book contains many stories and dramas recorded about the lighthouses and their keepers

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What If?

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What If?
Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

Author: Robert Cowley
Publication Date: 6 April 2001

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'Anyone interested in military history or indeed history in general will find it fascinating to read.' The Spectator

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Bloody Foreigners

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Bloody Foreigners

Author: Robert Winder
Publication Date: 21 April 2005

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The story of immigration to Britain from the Romans to asylum seekers. A moving and inspiring history which chronicles the remarkable stories of immigration that founded and defined a nation.

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The Lost Pharoahs

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The Lost Pharoahs

Author: Leonard Cottrell
Publication Date: 1969

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Samuel Pepys, The Man In The Making

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Samuel Pepys, The Man In The Making

Author: Arthur Bryant
Publication Date: 1949

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This one has no dust jacket but is n good condition, taPart of the trilogy on the life of one of our greatest writers and di...

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Nine Suitcases

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Nine Suitcases

Author: Bela Zsolt
Publication Date: 7 April 2005

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Nine Suitcases is a horror story but, sadly, a true one. Zsolt was both an accomplished novelist and a highly skilled journalist. He reports and analysizes the appalling events, almost immediately after they occurred, with exceptional freshness and a devastating blend of angry despair and cool detachment.

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North Coast Diaries

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North Coast Diaries

Author: Alexander Youngson
Publication Date: 13 November 2006

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Offers an insight into Strathy's society, outlining the prosperity, as well as the tensions and inequality between landed estate owners and small crofters. This book covers the years 1911, 1912, 1915 and 1919, and also span the time of the First World War and its influence on a Highland community.

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Bismarck and Germany, 1862-90

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Bismarck and Germany, 1862-90

Author: D.G. Williamson
Publication Date: 19860506

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This text provides a concise, analytical account of Bismarck's role in the complex events leading to the creation of a united Germany in 1871. It offers readers balanced coverage of the period 1862 to 1890 and contains material on the relationship between economics and Bismarck's diplomacy.

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The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1867-1918

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The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1867-1918

Author: John W. Mason
Publication Date: 01 JAN 1990

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Title says it all. Part of the Seminar Studies in History series....

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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: 15 October 2009

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes takes a journey around his eccentric family tree, and reveals how he came to be described by the Guinness Book of Records as 'the world's greatest living explorer'

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White Mischief

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White Mischief
The Cultural History of Cocaine

Author: Tim Madge
Publication Date: 12 April 2001

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This title examines the cultural history of cocaine, from its first use in South America thousands of years ago through its fall from grace in the 1900s to its re-emergence in the 1970s and '80s as the drug of choice for millions of people.

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Illustrated Family Encyclopedia Of Aboriginal Australians To Arctic Ocean Volume 1

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Illustrated Family Encyclopedia Of Aboriginal Australians To Arctic Ocean Volume 1

Author: Dorling Kindersley
Publication Date: 2004

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Visual reference for the 21st century. For easy access to information,colourful photographs and illustrations,extensive c...

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