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Piers Brendon
Piers Brendon

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Piers Brendon is the author of The Dark Valley, among other histories and biographies. He is the former Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre and a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. He lives in Cambridge, England.

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The Dark Valley
A Panorama of the 1930s
Written by Piers Brendon


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $21.00

In this sweeping history, distinguished historian Piers Brendon brings the tragic, dismal days of the 1930s to life.

Like the classic work of Barbara Tuchman, The Dark Valley captures the vast scope of history as well as the minutia of everyday life, rendering a huge topic comprehensible and creating a gripping... Read more >
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The Dark Valley
A Panorama of the 1930s
Written by Piers Brendon


Format: eBook, 848 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997

Written by Piers Brendon


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $21.00

After the American Revolution, the British Empire appeared to be doomed. Yet it grew to become the greatest, most diverse empire the world had seen. Then, within a generation, the mighty structure collapsed, a rapid demise that left an array of dependencies and a contested legacy: at best a sporting spirit... Read more >
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The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997

Written by Piers Brendon


Format: eBook, 816 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $15.99

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