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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
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 Knight Who Saved England
The Knight Who Saved England
Written by Richard Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
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 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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Our Price: $12.95
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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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
What Tommy Took to War, 1914-1918

Written by Peter Doyle


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

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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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 >
Also available as an eBook.
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 >
Also available as an eBook.
1950s Childhood
Growing up in post-war Britain
Written by Janet Shepherd


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914

Written by Adrian Gilbert


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed’. The titanic clash of Europe’s armies in 1914 is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) would play a notable part.

 

Previous assessments of the BEF have held...

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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Written by Adrian Gilbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088596
Our Price: $25.95
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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914

Written by Adrian Gilbert


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $25.95

Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed’. The titanic clash of Europe’s armies in 1914 is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) would play a notable part.

 

Previous assessments of the BEF have held...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Edwardian Fashion
Edwardian Fashion
Written by Daniel Milford-Cottam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814047
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Edwardian Fashion

Written by Daniel Milford-Cottam


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

Renowned for its graciousness and elegance, the fashions of the 1910s would undergo some quite revolutionary changes. In the early years of Edward VII’s reign fashionable ladies wore delicately colored, flower-and-lace-trimmed trailing gowns over tight corsets, accessorized by elaborate hairstyles. Women scoured the new fashion magazines to see the new designs... Read more >
Edwardian Fashion

Written by Daniel Cottam


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Fashion in the Edwardian period underwent some quite revolutionary changes. The delicately coloured, flower-and-lace-trimmed trailing gowns and elaborate hairstyles worn by tightly corseted fashionable ladies in the early years of Edward VII’s reign would transform into the boldly coloured, dramatically stylized Eastern-inspired kimono wraps, slender hobble skirts, ankle-skimming tunic dresses and... Read more >
Garden Cities

Written by Sarah Rutherford


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

Garden Cities: the phrase is redolent of Arts and Crafts values and nineteenth-century utopianism. But despite being the culmination of a range of influential movements, and having global influence themselves, in fact there were only ever two true, self-contained Garden Cities in England - far more numerous were Garden Suburbs and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $7.95

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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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