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Wales

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Wales
A Walk Through Time - Flat Holm to Brecon

Author: Brian E. Davies
Publication Date: 1 May 2011

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Join Brian E. Davies on a historical walk from Flat Holm to Brecon and discover Wales's rich and diverse history, some of its more colourful characters and some of its best pubs.

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Heraldry

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Heraldry
Its Origins and Meaning

Author: Michel Pastoureau
Publication Date: 14 April 1997

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This work unravels the complex language and grammar of a social code which has been an inspiration for artists as well as an invaluable tool for historians, archaeologists and those interested in tracing their family tree.

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World War I Collection

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The World War I Collection

Author: Tim Coates
Publication Date: 12 September 2001

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The official inquiry into the disastrous military campaign at Gallipoli, as well as the despatches of British generals at the front during the first nine months of the war, are presented here.

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Strange and Wild Place

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A Strange and Wild Place

Author: Sandra Macpherson
Publication Date: 21 June 2004

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At the age of twenty-two the author cut short her nursing career in Edinburgh to marry, against enormous family pressure, the charismatic Euan Macpherson, her psychology tutor and twenty years her senior.

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Mask of Treachery

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Mask of Treachery
Anthony Blunt - The Most Dangerous Spy in History

Author: John Costello
Publication Date: 19881110

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The First Documented Dossier on Blunt, M15, and Soviet Subversion...

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Guns at Last Light

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The Guns at Last Light
The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

Author: Rick Atkinson
Publication Date: 6 February 2014

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In the first two volumes of his bestselling Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson recounted how the American-led coalition fough...

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Collins Tracing Your Family History

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Collins Tracing Your Family History

Author: Anthony Adolph
Publication Date: 3 October 2005

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The definitive handbook for anyone interested in tracing their family's past.

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Into the Jaws of Death

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Into the Jaws of Death
The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire

Author: Robert Lyman
Publication Date: 3 April 2014

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On the night of 28 March 1942 the Royal Navy and British commandos assaulted the German-held French Atlantic port of Saint-Nazaire. This is the true story behind 'The Greatest Raid of All'.

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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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Greek Society

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Greek Society

Author: Antony Andrewes
Publication Date: 19711028

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The civilization that fought off the Persian invasion of 480 BC, tore itself apart in the long Peloponnesian war between Ath...

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Band of Brothers

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Band of Brothers

Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication Date: 17 September 2001

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The story of the toughest fighting unit in WWII that was a major BBC mini-series produced by Tom Hanks and Stephen Spielberg

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Ancient Traces

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Ancient Traces
Mysteries in Ancient and Early History

Author: Michael Baigent
Publication Date: 26 August 1999

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This text discusses 20 mysteries which challenge our accepted view of history. Topics covered include: were there ancient contacts between Europe and America?; could Atlantis have existed?; the true age of the great pyramid; was there a worldwide catastrophe around 10,000 BC?

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Alexander Technique

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Alexander Technique

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Publication Date: 1 August 1999

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A self-teaching guide to the Alexander Technique, in the PRACTICAL INTRODUCTIONS series. The author gives an introduction to the subject and, by means of a series of simple exercises and procedures, shows how it can be learned at home and help the reader achieve a healthier and more balanced life.

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Birmingham Women

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Birmingham Women

Author: Margaret Green
Publication Date: 1 November 2000

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A history of Birmingham women

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Manchester Victoria 1849

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Manchester Victoria 1849
Manchester Sheet 23

Author: Peter Northcott Dale
Publication Date: 1 March 1987

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Black Hole

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The Black Hole
Money, Myth and Empire

Author: Jan Dalley
Publication Date: 26 July 2007

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A story of the propagation of a myth that arose as the British Empire came into being: a myth about the barbarism of a people, the colonials sought to rule, and how that myth - based on improbable exaggeration and half-truth - helped justify the march of empire for two hundred years.

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Brendan Voyage

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Brendan Voyage

Author: Timothy Severin
Publication Date: 19790508

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The sixth century voyage of St. Brendan to America is a sea legend. Tim Severin staked the lives of himself and his four companions on following the exact same methods and techniques as the seafaring Irish monks. This is the story of that journey.

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Bannockburn

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Bannockburn
Scotland's Greatest Battle for Independence

Author: Angus Konstam
Publication Date: 15 May 2014

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The Battle of Bannockburn on the 23 June 1314 is arguably the most seminal event in Scottish history, and one of the least u...

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Winter Whale

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The Winter Whale

Author: Jim Crumley
Publication Date: 16 October 2008

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In late November, 1893, a humpback whale - as rare a sight in the North Sea then as it would be now - followed herring shoals into the Tay estuary, and travelled as far upstream as Dundee docks to linger in the home waters of the biggest whaling fleet in Britain, and one of the biggest in Europe.

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I Never Knew That About England

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I Never Knew That About England

Author: Christopher Winn
Publication Date: 7 April 2005

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A journey around England that takes us to each county, to see where history happened, where people and ideas were born, where dreams took flight and where men and women now rest from their labours. It celebrates the places and people that make the country unique and includes history, legends, firsts, unusuals, inventions, birthplaces and gossip.

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Trench

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The Trench
The True Story of the Hull Pals

Author: David Bilton
Publication Date: 22 January 2002

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This book details the history of the 10th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment, known as the Hull Pals, from September 1914 to May 1919. Known locally as The Commercials" because they were a battalion of office workers

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betrayal at venlo

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betrayal at venlo

Author: leo kessler
Publication Date: 1991

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The secret story of appeasement and treachery,1939-45....

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Kings, Queens, Bones and Bastards

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Kings, Queens, Bones and Bastards
Who's Who in the English Monarchy from Egbert to Elizabeth II

Author: David Hilliam
Publication Date: 1 November 1999

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Who invented the "House of Windsor" as a royal name? Which king had 21 illegitimate children? In this continuous history of the English monarchy, David Hilliam answers these questions and others, showing how the nine dynasties rose and fell and relating memorable events the life of each individual.

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First World War

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The First World War
A New History

Author: Hew Strachan
Publication Date: 4 October 2004

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A history of World War I by the Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford, to tie in with a major ten-part series on Channel 4.

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dilemmas of the desert war

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dilemmas of the desert war

Author: michael carver
Publication Date: 1986

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In this text, Field Marshal Lord Carver has used newly available first-hand historical resources to reassess the story of the British campaign in the North African desert. History shows that several key figures in these battles were wrongly criticised.

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