Browse by Charity

Browse by Genre

History > General

Narrow by: British | European | Asian & Middle Eastern | African | American | Australasian | General

Books Found 3034

 View  25 | 50 | 100
1 Page 2 of 122 next >+10 >>122

The Spoils of Poynton

Paperback

£3.75

The Spoils of Poynton

Author: Henry James
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1967

View Details
Add to Wish List

...

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Penguin Social History of Britain

Paperback

£3.75

The Penguin Social History of Britain
English Society in the Eighteenth Century

Author: Roy Porter
Publication Date: 26 April 1990

View Details
Add to Wish List

A portrait of 18th century England, from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. It covers topics that include - diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


turning the tide

Paperback

£3.75

turning the tide

Author: Nigel Cawthorne
Publication Date: 200211

View Details
Add to Wish List

Turning the Tide - Decisive battles of the Second World War. A fresh look at the battles which decided the outcome of WW2, b...

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Dam Busters

Paperback

£3.75

The Dam Busters

Author: Paul Brickhill
Publication Date: 22 January 1999

View Details
Add to Wish List

Originally published in 1951 by Evans Brothers this is the story of the 1943 raid when nearly 350 tons of water crashed into the valleys of the Ruhr, when the Lancasters of 617 squadron breached the giant Moehne and Eder dams with 'blockbuster' bombs. In the PAN GRAND STRATEGY series.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


A Labour of Love. The Experience of Parenthood in Britain 1900-1950

Paperback

£3.75

A Labour of Love. The Experience of Parenthood in Britain 1900-1950

Author: Steve and Pamela Humphries
Publication Date: 1993

View Details
Add to Wish List

Written to accompany a major BBC TV series of the same name, this book documents the extranordinary story of family life in ...

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Last Duel

Paperback

£3.75

The Last Duel
A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France

Author: Eric Jager
Publication Date: 2 February 2006

View Details
Add to Wish List

Talks about the true story of the "duel to end all duels" in medieval France: a trial by combat pitting a knight against a squire accused of violating the knight's beautiful young wife. The story of the knight, the squire, and the lady unfolds during the 14th-century, a time of war, plague, and anarchy, and honour, chivalry, and courtly love.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Wooden Horse

Paperback

£3.75

Wooden Horse

Author: Eric Williams
Publication Date: 30 June 2005

View Details
Add to Wish List

The title refers to wooden vaulting horse from Stalag Luft III The author, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down o...

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Those Were the Days

Paperback

£3.75

Those Were the Days
Lancashire in the Forties, Fifties and Sixties

Author: Ron Freethy
Publication Date: 8 November 2001

View Details
Add to Wish List

Takes a look back at life in the county of Lancashire in the 1940's, 1950's and 1960's, with photographs and advertisements.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Cold War

Hardback

£3.75

Cold War

Author: Jeremy Isaacs
Publication Date: 1905620

View Details
Add to Wish List

A comprehensive and accessible account of a crucial period in recent world history Originally published as a tie-in to the critically acclaimed CNN and BBC series

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Tales of Old Essex

Paperback

£3.75

Tales of Old Essex

Author: Adrian Gray
Publication Date: 8 October 1987

View Details
Add to Wish List

An illustrated work of traditional Essex stories.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Secret Lancashire

Paperback

£3.75

Secret Lancashire

Author: Ron & Marlene Freethy
Publication Date: 1992

View Details
Add to Wish List

Getting to know secret Lancashire, a walker;s guide....

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


The Sword and the Grail

Hardback

£3.75

The Sword and the Grail

Author: Andrew Sinclair
Publication Date: 20 May 1993

View Details
Add to Wish List

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

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Newton and the Counterfeiter

Paperback

£3.75

Newton and the Counterfeiter

Author: Thomas Levenson
Publication Date: 5 August 2010

View Details
Add to Wish List

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.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Empire

Paperback

£3.75

Empire
How Britain Made the Modern World

Author: Niall Ferguson
Publication Date: 29 April 2004

View Details
Add to Wish List

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.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Ancient History

Paperback

£3.75

Ancient History

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

View Details
Add to Wish List

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.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Around Brandon

Paperback

£3.75

Around Brandon

Author: John Kitching
Publication Date: 1 November 1997

View Details
Add to Wish List

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Around Shildon

Paperback

£3.75

Around Shildon

Author: Vera Chapman
Publication Date: 1 December 1994

View Details
Add to Wish List

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Central Glasgow

Paperback

£3.75

Central Glasgow

Author: Peter Stewart
Publication Date: 1 September 1997

View Details
Add to Wish List

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Encyclopedia of World History

Hardback

£3.75

Encyclopedia of World History

Author:  
Publication Date: 1 September 2005

View Details
Add to Wish List

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


British Economy Since 1700: A Macroeconomic Perspective

Paperback

£3.75

The British Economy Since 1700: A Macroeconomic Perspective

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

View Details
Add to Wish List

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

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Likes of Us

Paperback

£3.75

The Likes of Us
A Biography of the White Working Class

Author: Michael Collins
Publication Date: 22 July 2004

View Details
Add to Wish List

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.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


The Lost Battle, Crete 1941

Paperback

£3.75

The Lost Battle, Crete 1941

Author: Callum MacDonald
Publication Date: 1993

View Details
Add to Wish List

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

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


House by the Thames

Paperback

£3.75

The House by the Thames
and the People Who Lived There

Author: Gillian Tindall
Publication Date: 25 January 2007

View Details
Add to Wish List

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.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Military Pocket Guides - Great Battles of WW2

Hardback

£3.75

Military Pocket Guides - Great Battles of WW2

Author:  
Publication Date: 18 April 2011

View Details
Add to Wish List

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Royalty's Strangest Characters

Paperback

£3.75

Royalty's Strangest Characters

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publication Date: 24 March 2005

View Details
Add to Wish List

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.

Free Delivery on all standard sized books on all standard sized books


Books Found 3034

 View  25 | 50 | 100
1 Page 2 of 122 next >+10 >>122