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Meet The Ancestors

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Meet The Ancestors

Author: Julian Richards
Publication Date: 1999

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An accompaniment to the second series of the television show, the excitement of finding and investigating nine ancient buria...

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Francis Frith's Around Plymouth

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Francis Frith's Around Plymouth

Author: Martin Dunning
Publication Date: 27 October 2003

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A collection of approximately 100 detailed period photographs from the Francis Frith archive with extended captions and full introduction, this volume should be suitable for tourists, local historians and general readers. It includes a voucher for a free mounted print of any photograph shown in the book.

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On Earth to Make the Numbers Up, And, In Our Backs

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On Earth to Make the Numbers Up, And, In Our Backs

Author: Evelyne Haythorne
Publication Date: 1990

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A powerful, funny and excellently written account of childhood and adolescence in a South Yorkshire mining village....

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Tracking Down Your Ancestors

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Tracking Down Your Ancestors
Discover the Story Behind Your Ancestors and Bring Your Family History to Life

Author: Harry Alder
Publication Date: 1 August 2002

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This book is filled with ideas about the different aspects of genealogy and the main free or low cost resources available to help you in your quest.

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Rise of the Indian Rope Trick

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The Rise of the Indian Rope Trick
How a Spectacular Hoax Became History

Author: Peter Lamont
Publication Date: 5 May 2005

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Narrative micro-history with a difference - a remarkable story, not about a voyage of discovery or scientific breakthrough but about the unlikely birth of a legend.

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At the Works

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At the Works

Author: Florence Eveleen Eleanore Olliffe Bell
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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Rebirth of History

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Rebirth of History
Eastern Europe in the Age of Democracy

Author: Misha Glenny
Publication Date: 19901206

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The extraordinary events in Eastern Europe, culminating in the outbreak of war in the Balkans and the break-up of the Soviet...

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The Tutankhamun Prophecies

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The Tutankhamun Prophecies

Author: Maurice Cotterell
Publication Date: 01 Jan 1999

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Using his knowledge of Maya encoding, engineer and scientist Maurice Cotterell turns his attention to Egypt, to examine the ...

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Second World War in the West

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Second World War in the West

Author: Charles Messenger
Publication Date: 2001

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Defeat in 1918 left many of the losers recalcitrant, Germany foremost. In 1939 a new war, dominated by the development of technology, broke out. This volume covers the blitzkrieg of 1939-41, the war in Russia, and the Anglo-American counter-offensives in Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe.

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At Home

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At Home
A Short History of Private Life

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 26 May 2011

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What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This book describes the history of the way we live.

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New Penguin Dictionary of Modern History 1789-1945

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The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern History 1789-1945

Author: W.D. Townson
Publication Date: 31 May 2001

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This dictionary covers the period 1789-1945. A revised edition, it includes new entries and the text has been brought up-to-date to reflect information current at the time of publication. It includes the non-European world, social, economic and ideological developments, and political events.

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Deceiving Hitler

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Deceiving Hitler
Double Cross and Deception in World War II

Author: Terry Crowdy
Publication Date: 13 June 2013

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From moving imaginary armies around the desert to putting a corpse with fake papers floating in the Mediterranean, and from faking successful bombing campaigns to the convoluted deceptions, this title explores the deception war that combined the double-agent network with ingenious plans to confuse and hoodwink the Fuhrer.

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the seige

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the seige

Author: Helen helen dunmore
Publication Date: 200162

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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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Phoenix Squadron

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Phoenix Squadron
HMS "Ark Royal", Britain's Last Topguns and the Untold Story of Their Most Dramatic Mission

Author: Rowland White
Publication Date: 1 April 2010

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January 1972: the tiny outpost of British Honduras is threatened with imminent invasion by battle-hardened, US-trained Guatemalan paratroops. Britain's response must be immediate. But there is only one deterrent the government can offer: HMS Ark Royal, once the Navy's most powerful warship, now a white elephant on the verge of being scrapped.

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Liddell Hart's History of the First World War

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Liddell Hart's History of the First World War

Author: Liddell Hart
Publication Date: 1982

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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: 27 May 2010

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Explorer and bestselling author Sir Ranulph Fiennes takes a journey around his vast and eccentric family tree, and reveals an amazing family history.

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My East End

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My East End
Memories of Life in Cockney London

Author: Gilda O'Neill
Publication Date: 28 September 2000

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London's East End is a place that is at once appealing and unruly, comforting and incomprehensible. This title traces the East End of London - cockneys, criminals, street markets, pub singalongs, dog racing, and jellied eels.

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Over the Top

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Over the Top
Great Battles of the First World War

Author: Martin Marix Evans
Publication Date: 1 October 2002

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The early battles of the First World War during the autum and the winter of 1914 were open,mobile affairs of the kind long f...

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Where the Hell Have You Been?

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Where the Hell Have You Been?
Monty, Italy and One Man's Incredible Escape

Author: Tom Carver
Publication Date: 1 October 2009

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Offers a testament to the values of duty and discipline - a reminder of a lost age, when, in the face of terrifying challenges, a generation rose to extraordinary feats of valour in the service of a cause greater than themselves.

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Gospel of Judas

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The Gospel of Judas

Author: Rodolphe Kasser
Publication Date: 26 May 2006

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Sheds new light on the ancient world and the beginnings of Christianity. Featuring beautifully rendered, full-colour photographs of the original papryus pages alongside the Coptic text and its English translation, this book provides a mystical, gnostic picture of Jesus.

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Birmingham in the Forties

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Birmingham in the Forties

Author: Alton Douglas
Publication Date: 4 September 2000

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Little History of the World

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A Little History of the World

Author: E. H. Gombrich
Publication Date: 19 August 2008

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In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in six weeks, and "Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser" was published in Vienna. This book presents his history to English-language readers.

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Educational Documents

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Educational Documents

Author: Stuart MacLure
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1965

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To End All Wars

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To End All Wars
A Story of Protest and Patriotism in the First World War

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publication Date: 2 February 2012

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A brilliant new history of the First World War by the bestselling and prizewinning author of King Leopold's Ghost and Bury the Chains

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