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Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s
Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s
Written by Mark Armstrong
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812487
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Swinging Britain: Fashion in the 1960s

Written by Mark Armstrong


Format: Trade Paperback, 6500 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
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The 1960s is one of the most exciting fashion decades of the twentieth century,
where British pop and youth culture created a stylish look that set trends all around the world. This book reveals how the 1960s British look was inspired by social changes and championed by innovative new designers like Mary Quant. Their unconventional... Read more >
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The Weaker Vessel
The Weaker Vessel
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153416
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The Weaker Vessel
Women's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

The renowned historian and biographer Lady Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, investigates the lot of women in seventeenth-century England. Drawing on period diaries, letters, and other papers, Fraser sketches portraits of a variety of women, both highborn and humble, during the tumultuous century between the death of Elizabeth and Queen... Read more >
Faith and Treason
Faith and Treason
Written by Antonia Fraser
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ISBN: 9780804152624
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Faith and Treason
The Story of the Gunpowder Plot
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworks displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House of Parliament--and King James I along with it. A group of English Catholics, seeking to unseat the king and reintroduce Catholicism as... Read more >
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A Century of Railway Travel
A Century of Railway Travel
Written by Paul Atterbury
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747813736
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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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A Century of Royalty
A Century of Royalty
Written by Ed West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812739
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A Century of Royalty

Written by Ed West


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

The British royal family has endured remarkably in a remarkable, tumultuous century from 1910-2010 when many of the crown heads of Europe faced revolution and exile. Through a constitutional crisis, abdication, divorces, tragic deaths and unseemly scandals, the British royal family has shown an instinct for survival, tapping into the pulse... Read more >
A Century of Royalty

Written by Edward West


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

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On Either Side, 1939
On Either Side, 1939
Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402851
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On Either Side, 1939

Written by London and NE Railway (LNER)


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $11.95

First issued in 1939 by Britain’s LNER rail line as a companion to the East Coast journey, this charming book gives a fascinating glimpse of rail travel and history. Describing the principal features of interest along the route from London King’s Cross to Scotland, it roughly follows the historic route first... Read more >
Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Panzer breakthrough in the West
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $21.95

The German blitzkrieg conquest of France and the Low Countries (via the Ardennes, Arras, and Dunkirk) in May and June of 1940 has never been surpassed in the history of warfare in that no clash between such great and apparently equal forces has been decided so swiftly and conclusively. Not deigning... Read more >
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Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Written by Doug Dildy
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ISBN: 9781782006442
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Fall Gelb 1940 (1)
Panzer Breakthrough in the West
Written by Doug Dildy


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $21.95

The German blitzkrieg conquest of France and the Low Countries (via the Ardennes, Arras, and Dunkirk) in May and June of 1940 has never been surpassed in the history of warfare in that no clash between such great and apparently equal forces has been decided so swiftly and conclusively. Not deigning... Read more >
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The Knight Who Saved England
The Knight Who Saved England
Written by Richard Brooks
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ISBN: 9781849085502
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The Knight Who Saved England
William Marshal and the French Invasion, 1217
Written by Richard Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

This is the fascinating story William Marshal who negotiated the brutal realities of medieval warfare and the conflicting demands of chivalric ideals, and who against the odds defeated the joint French and rebel forces in arguably the most important battle in midieval English history - overshadowing even Agincourt.

In 1217 England was facing...

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The Knight Who Saved England
William Marshal and the French Invasion, 1217
Written by Richard Brooks


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.95

This is the fascinating story William Marshal who negotiated the brutal realities of medieval warfare and the conflicting demands of chivalric ideals, and who against the odds defeated the joint French and rebel forces in arguably the most important battle in midieval English history - overshadowing even Agincourt.

In 1217 England was facing...

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The Enemy Within
The Enemy Within
Written by Seumas Milne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683422
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The Enemy Within

Written by Seumas Milne


Format: Trade Paperback, 488 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $18.95

Margaret Thatcher branded the leaders of the 1984-85 miners strike “the enemy within.” In this classic account, Seumas Milne reveals the astonishing lengths to which her government and its intelligence machine were prepared to go to destroy the power of Britain’s miners union. In this 30th anniversary edition new material brings the story up to date with further revelations about the secret... Read more >
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The Enemy Within

Written by Seumas Milne


Format: eBook, 488 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $18.95

Margaret Thatcher branded the leaders of the 1984-85 miners strike “the enemy within.” With the publication of this book, the full irony of that accusation became clear. Seumas Milne revealed for the first time the astonishing lengths to which the government and its intelligence machine were prepared to go to destroy... Read more >
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1950s Childhood
1950s Childhood
Written by Janet Shepherd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812357
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1950s Childhood
Growing up in post-war Britain
Written by Janet Shepherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

The generation who grew up in Britain immediately after the Second World War are popularly called ‘The Baby Boomers’. As children, they experienced life in Britain from wartime austerity to the relative affluence of the late 1950s. Uniquely healthier and wealthier than previous generations, this first welfare state generation received free... Read more >
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The British Airman of the First World War
The British Airman of the First World War
Written by David Hadaway and Stuart Hadaway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813682
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The British Airman of the First World War

Written by David Hadaway and Stuart Hadaway


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Among the many firsts of World War I, the widespread use of aeroplanes was a momentous tactical turning point and it was that heroic generation of airmen who charted an entirely experimental course on how to use aircraft in warfare. First used for reconnaissance, the role of aircraft changed as pilots... Read more >
Animals in the First World War
Animals in the First World War
Written by Neil Storey
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ISBN: 9780747813675
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Animals in the First World War

Written by Neil Storey


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Animals played an important part in helping the Allies win the First World War, well beyond cavalry horses that charged fields and hauled heavy guns, and included a variety of animals in different but essential service. Pigeons were trained to carry messages, dogs sniffed out wounded soldiers on battlefields, and camels... Read more >
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Animals in the First World War

Written by Neil Storey


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

Animals played an important part in helping the Allies win the First World War, well beyond cavalry horses that charged fields and hauled heavy guns, and included a variety of animals in different but essential service. Pigeons were trained to carry messages, dogs sniffed out wounded soldiers on battlefields, and camels... Read more >
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The Diners Out Handbook
The Diners Out Handbook
Written by Alfred H. Miles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402950
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The Diners Out Handbook
A Pocket Handbook on the Manners and Customs of Society Functions
Written by Alfred H. Miles


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

This charming pocket handbook is a complete guide to the manners, customs and etiquette of the glamorous 1920s. Each chapter gives detailed instructions for a specific type of social event: what to expect, how to dress, suggested yarns for the raconteur and instructions for deft, witty self-expression. As lively and amusing...

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The Diners Out Handbook
Etiquette in the Jazz Age
Written by Alfred Miles


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $10.95

This charming pocket handbook is a complete guide to the manners, customs and etiquette of the glamorous 1920s. Each chapter gives detailed instructions for a specific type of social event: what to expect, how to dress, suggested yarns for the raconteur and instructions for deft, witty self-expression. As lively and amusing...

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Medical Services in the First World War
Medical Services in the First World War
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813699
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Medical Services in the First World War

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Trench warfare, advances in weaponry and disastrous military planning led to horrific types of injuries and an unprecedented scale of mass casualties during World War I. This is the amazing and little known story of the medical service personnel and the organized system of critical care which provided a lifeline of... Read more >
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Medical Services in the First World War

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

Trench warfare, advances in weaponry and disastrous military planning led to horrific types of injuries and an unprecedented scale of mass casualties during World War I. This is the amazing and little known story of the medical service personnel and the organized system of critical care which provided a lifeline of... Read more >
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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918
What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918
Written by Peter Doyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747814030
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What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us even closer to the soldier as a person have often become valuable heirlooms... Read more >
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The Victorian Gardener
The Victorian Gardener
Written by Caroline Ikin, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813279
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The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Over the course of the nineteenth century gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The hierarchy of the garden staff became just as regimented as that of domestic servants, and progression was attained by hard... Read more >
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