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The Sword and the Grail

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The Sword and the Grail

Author: Andrew Sinclair
Publication Date: 20 May 1993

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More than 90 years before Columbus, Prince Henry St Clair of Orkney reached North America with a Venetian captain and 300 co...

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Newton and the Counterfeiter

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Newton and the Counterfeiter

Author: Thomas Levenson
Publication Date: 5 August 2010

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Already famous throughout Europe for his theories of planetary motion and gravity, Isaac Newton decided to take on the job of running the Royal Mint. And then, Newton became drawn into a battle with William Chaloner, the most skilful of counterfeiters, a man who got away with faking His Majesty's coins, and was trying to take over the Mint itself.

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Empire

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Empire
How Britain Made the Modern World

Author: Niall Ferguson
Publication Date: 29 April 2004

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Once vast swathes of the globe were coloured imperial red and Britannia ruled not just the waves, but the prairies of America, the plains of Asia, the jungles of Africa and the deserts of Arabia. This title tells the story of how the British empire rose to power - and why it finally fell.

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The End of the European Era, 1890 to the Present (The Norton History of Modern Europe

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The End of the European Era, 1890 to the Present (The Norton History of Modern Europe

Author: Felix Gilbert
Publication Date: 1991

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This text offers a narrative of the events that shaped the 20th-century Europe, from population and migration increases in t...

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Age of Empire

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The Age of Empire
1875-1914

Author: Eric Hobsbawm
Publication Date: 1 February 1989

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Hobsbawm's classic history, repackaged as an Abacus History Great

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One World Divisible

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One World Divisible
A Global History Since 1945

Author: David Reynolds
Publication Date: 31 May 2001

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Reynolds's account is both an overview of the trends underlying the spectacular and awful variety of events in the second half of the 20th century, and an insight into the lives led in its midst.

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Ancient History

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Ancient History

Author: M.I. Finley
Publication Date: 3 August 2000

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Challenges current traditions of researching and writing about the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome. Finley emphasizes the need to ask the right questions and suggests how historians might better deal with the evidence available, as well as alternative methods for reconstructing history.

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Around Brandon

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Around Brandon

Author: John Kitching
Publication Date: 1 November 1997

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Around Shildon

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Around Shildon

Author: Vera Chapman
Publication Date: 1 December 1994

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Central Glasgow

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Central Glasgow

Author: Peter Stewart
Publication Date: 1 September 1997

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Encyclopedia of World History

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Encyclopedia of World History

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Publication Date: 1 September 2005

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British Economy Since 1700: A Macroeconomic Perspective

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The British Economy Since 1700: A Macroeconomic Perspective

Author: C.H. Lee
Publication Date: 18 December 1986

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This book provides a comprehensive study on the development of the British economy from early eighteenth century onwards.

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Likes of Us

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The Likes of Us
A Biography of the White Working Class

Author: Michael Collins
Publication Date: 22 July 2004

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Once they were portrayed as the salt of the earth. Nowadays, they take to the streets when paedophiles and asylum seekers are in their midst; they expose their lives in TV documentaries; they love Gucci and hate the Euro. The author defends the white working class against such slurs and caricatures.

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The Lost Battle, Crete 1941

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The Lost Battle, Crete 1941

Author: Callum MacDonald
Publication Date: 1993

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very lightly creased spine, one mark on page edges at side of book, does not run onto page faces....

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House by the Thames

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The House by the Thames
and the People Who Lived There

Author: Gillian Tindall
Publication Date: 25 January 2007

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Just across the River Thames from St Paul's Cathedral stands an old house. Built in the days of Queen Anne, it stands in the footprint of a far older habitation. Some of the people who have lived in the house have been skilled; some were prosperous traders in the coal and iron on which Britain's industrial revolution ran.

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Military Pocket Guides - Great Battles of WW2

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Military Pocket Guides - Great Battles of WW2

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Publication Date: 18 April 2011

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Royalty's Strangest Characters

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Royalty's Strangest Characters

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publication Date: 24 March 2005

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Just as the monarchy has been hereditary in many countries, so insanity has been hereditary in many monarchs. 'Royalty's Strangest Characters' recalls over 2000 years of crazy kings and potty potentates, including such infamous characters as Caligula, Vlad the Impaler and George III, along with other less well-known but equally bizarre rulers.

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Eating for Victory

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Eating for Victory
Healthy Home Front Cooking on War Rations

Author: Jill Norman
Publication Date: 6 September 2007

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Includes recipes for steamed and boiled puddings; tips on how to use and prepare green vegetables; hints about how to reconstitute dried eggs and use; them as though they were fresh. This book offers a look back at one of the hardest and yet perhaps healthiest times in history, but is also a relevant guide on healthy eating for today.

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Waverley

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Waverley
Paddler for a Pound

Author: Douglas McGowan
Publication Date: 1 June 2003

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A history of Waverley

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Secret Rooms

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The Secret Rooms
A Castle Filled with Intrigue, a Plotting Duchess and a Mysterious Death

Author: Catherine Bailey
Publication Date: 2 May 2013

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At 6 am on 21 April 1940 John the 9th Duke of Rutland, and one of Britain's wealthiest men, ended his days, virtually alone, lying on a makeshift bed in a dank cramped suite of rooms in the servants' quarters of his own home, Belvoir Castle, in Leicestershire.

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Cold War

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The Cold War
A Very Short Introduction

Author: Robert J. McMahon
Publication Date: 27 March 2003

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How, when, and why did the Cold War begin? What impact did it have on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and the Third World? Finally, what difference did it make to the history of the second half of the twentieth century? This overview of the Cold War aims to invite debate and encourage investigation.

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Crusades: A Very Short Introduction

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The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction
A Very Short Introduction

Author: Christopher Tyerman
Publication Date: 13 October 2005

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The Crusades were one of the most extraordinary, vivid episodes in world history. But were they motivated by spiritual reward or by greed? Were they an early experiment in European colonialism? How were they organized? This work presents a clear discussion of the Crusades.

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Pride of the Shires - The Story of the Whitbread Horses

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Pride of the Shires - The Story of the Whitbread Horses

Author: John Oaksey
Publication Date: 1979

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Large format (30 x 21cm)book illustrated in colour throughout by Lord Snowdon. Tells the story of the Whitbread horses from ...

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Privies Galore

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Privies Galore

Author: Mollie Harris
Publication Date: 19900500

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Complete Encyclopedia of Sailing Ships

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The Complete Encyclopedia of Sailing Ships

Author: John Batchelor
Publication Date: 2006

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Covers sailing ships 2000 BC to 2006 AD. A detailed look into the history and technical development of the sailing vessel fr...

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