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Distant Mirror

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Distant Mirror
The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

Author: Barbara W Tuchman
Publication Date: 19800925

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With skill and understanding, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara Tuchman paints a vivid and panoramic portrait of the ...

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renaissance europe 1480-1520

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renaissance europe 1480-1520

Author: j r hale
Publication Date: 1973

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Secret Life of Bletchley Park

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The Secret Life of Bletchley Park
The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre by the Men and Women Who Were There

Author: Sinclair McKay
Publication Date: 1 August 2011

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The first oral history of one of the most fascinating aspects of the war effort.

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City

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City
A Guidebook for the Urban Age

Author: P. D. Smith
Publication Date: 10 May 2012

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This remarkable history of urban culture worldwide, from the first city builders 7000 years ago, to today's sprawling megacities, using the form of a popular guidebook to get to the heart of what makes cities thrive.

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Life, a Sail, a Changing Sea

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Life, a Sail, a Changing Sea

Author: Robert Arthur Balfour
Publication Date: 1 December 1995

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Great Glasgow Characters

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Great Glasgow Characters

Author: John Burrowes
Publication Date: 3 June 2010

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There are few cities in the world to rival Glasgow and the extraordinary happenings that have occurred there. From the story of the biggest youth movement the world has ever known to the life and crimes of Scotland's most colourful criminal, Johnny Ramensky, this title presents a picture of the city's eventful history.

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Never Surrender

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Never Surrender
Lost Voices of a Generation at War

Author: Robert J. Kershaw
Publication Date: 3 September 2009

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The major events of World War II told through the vivid testimony of the men and women who were there.

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Night to Remember

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A Night to Remember
The Classic Bestselling Account of the Sinking of the Titanic

Author: Walter Lord
Publication Date: 5 April 2012

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On April 15th, 1912, Titanic, the world's largest passenger ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives. The author's bestselling history of the voyage, the wreck and the aftermath is a tour de force of detailed investigation and the upstairs/downstairs divide.

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Piers and Other Seaside Architecture

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Piers and Other Seaside Architecture

Author: Lynn F. Pearson
Publication Date: 10 September 2008

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Outlines the history of pier and pavilion construction, using colour illustrations and photographs to show the development of these attractions from simple wooden structures to complex entertainment venues.

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Beach Huts and Bathing Machines

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Beach Huts and Bathing Machines

Author: Kathryn Ferry
Publication Date: 5 February 2009

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Behind the enduring popularity of beach huts lies a story of classic British eccentricity. This work offers a view of the classic British seaside holiday through the history of beach huts and bathing machines, revealing how the changing fashions in society shaped their design and development.

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Author: Kate Summerscale
Publication Date: 2008

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Same as softback (9780747596486) Description: It is midnight on 30th June 1860 and all is quiet in the Kent family's e...

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London Pocket Companion

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The London Pocket Companion

Author: Jo Swinnerton
Publication Date: 17 March 2008

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This attractive, handy pocket book answers all those burning questions about London.

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"Titanic" Survivor
The Memoirs of Violet Jessop Stewardess

Author: Violet Jessop
Publication Date: 19 April 2007

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Offers an eyewitness account of the most written about disaster of the twentieth century. This work gives us a glimpse of life below decks aboard one of the great ocean liners.

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Ian Fleming's Commandos

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Ian Fleming's Commandos
The Story of 30 Assault Unit in WWII

Author: Nicholas Rankin
Publication Date: 6 October 2011

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In 1942, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Fleming was personal assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence - the dynamic figure behind James Bond's fictional chief, 'M'. Here, Fleming had a brilliant idea: why not set up a unit of authorised looters, men who would go in hard with the front-line troops and steal enemy intelligence?

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Titanic's Last Secrets

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Titanic's Last Secrets
The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler

Author: Bradford Matsen
Publication Date: 1 November 2008

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The shocking story behind the shipwreck that stunned the world and the divers who discovered the truth

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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: 27 March 2012

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

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Mapping Human History

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Mapping Human History
Discovering Our Past Through Our Genes

Author: Steve Olson
Publication Date: 8 July 2002

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Until just a few years ago, we knew surprisingly little about the 150,000 or so years of human existence before the advent of writing. Some of the most momentous events in our past were veiled in the uncertainty of "prehistory". This is the story of our "prehistory".

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Battle of Britain

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Battle of Britain
A Day-to-day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October 1940

Author: Patrick Bishop
Publication Date: 1 July 2010

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A day-to-day chronicle of a defining episode in British history: the epic struggle of the Royal Air Force with the Luftwaffe.

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Tunnelling to Freedom

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Tunnelling to Freedom
The Story of the World's Most Persistent Escaper

Author: John Fancy
Publication Date: 25 March 2010

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The story of John Fancy, who died in September 2008, aged 95, who was the most prolific escaper of the Second World War.

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images of cornwall

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images of cornwall

Author: alan bennett
Publication Date: 1992

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This book looks at 3 centuries of experience and event through the themes of methodism, mining and tourism to evoke powerful...

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A Victorian Gentleman's Portriat of a Cotswold Village

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A Victorian Gentleman's Portriat of a Cotswold Village

Author: J Arthur Gibbs
Publication Date: 1983

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Paperback pub by Dog Ear Books in 1983. Sound copy for age - clean pages. Originally written in 1899, describing the pleasur...

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Real Oliver Twist

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The Real Oliver Twist
Robert Blincoe - A Life That Illuminates an Age

Author: John Waller
Publication Date: 1 June 2006

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Robert Blincoe's political, personal and turbulent story illuminates the Dickensian age like never before. His life provides an outstanding example of courage and a refusal to be downtrodden.

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Life at the Court of Queen Victoria

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Life at the Court of Queen Victoria

Author: Barry St-John Nevill
Publication Date: 1984

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A richly illustrated account of the life in Queen Victoria's Court between 1861-1901...

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how the Irish saved civilization

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how the Irish saved civilization
The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe

Author: Thomas cahill
Publication Date: March 1995

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Romans

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The Romans
An Introduction

Author: Antony Kamm
Publication Date: 21 September 1995

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A concise but wide-ranging introduction to the civilization of ancient Rome. Covers 1200 years of history; religion and social life; literature, art, architecture and technology; extracts from key contemporary authors, and includes maps.

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