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Wellington's Army in the Peninsula 1809-14

Written by Stuart Reid


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

This highly detailed study provides a clear account of how the British Army was organised, who commanded it, and how it functioned in the field during the Peninsular War. Focusing principally on infantry, cavalry and artillery, including foreign units in British pay, it provides a detailed and comprehensive order of battle... Read more >
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Ancient Woodland
Ancient Woodland
Written by Ian Rotherham
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ISBN: 9780747811657
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Ancient Woodland
History, Industry and Crafts
Written by Ian Rotherham


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

Most of us enjoy a regular stroll in our local wood, but we might not be aware of the ancient origins of our surroundings. From medieval times, woodlands were carefully managed commodities with hotly contested resources: conflicting demands from landowners, the Crown, the peasantry and local and national wood-based industries have... Read more >
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Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park
Written by Michael Smith
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ISBN: 9780747812159
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Bletchley Park
Code-Breaking
Written by Michael Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

Around 100 people arrived at Bletchley in August 1939, but by the beginning of 1944 there were around 10,000 people from a wide range of backgrounds. Young women who had left school at 15 worked alongside senior academics and service officers with everyone treated as equals. To quote an American who... Read more >
British Motorcycles of the 1960s and '70s

Written by Mick Walker


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

For the first half of the 20th century Great Britain led the world in motorcycle design and production, exporting its products to countries in every section of the globe. However, as the second half of the century began in 1960 this once great industry commenced what was to be a terminal... Read more >
English Castles 1200-1300

Written by Christopher Gravett
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

The simple castles raised after the Norman conquest had been developed throughout 11th and 12th centuries, whilst the introduction of Islamic and Byzantine fortification techniques from the late 12th century led to further developments in castle architecture. These fortifications were to be well tested throughout the course of the 13th century... Read more >
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Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V
Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V
Written by Martyn Chorlton, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780966021
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Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V

Written by Martyn Chorlton
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

The Hurricane may not have been the prettiest or, the best performing aircraft, but it will always be seen as the aircraft we needed at the time, and thankfully, in high numbers. Its design had incorporated older, tried and tested technologies, but also took fighter design a little further forward as... Read more >
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London 1917-18
The Bomber Blitz
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the Gotha and the massive Staaken 'Giant' bomber raids against London during World War I (1914-1918). On a sunny May afternoon in 1917, the peace of an English seaside town was shattered when a flight of German Gotha bombers appeared without warning. Twenty-three Gothas had set out to... Read more >
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Parliament and its Buildings
Parliament and its Buildings
Written by Richard Tames
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ISBN: 9780747811664
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Parliament and its Buildings

Written by Richard Tames


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

The clock tower of the Houses of Parliament is known the world over, but is only part of a sprawling neo-Gothic complex built to house the British legislative system. Parliament has been several hundred years in the making and has changed from a mobile assembly gathered only at the king's behest... Read more >
Pleasure Steamers
Pleasure Steamers
Written by Andrew Gladwell
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ISBN: 9780747812050
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Pleasure Steamers

Written by Andrew Gladwell


Format: Trade Paperback, 70 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

The pleasure steamer reached its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: hundreds of vessels, most of them paddle-powered, plied the lakes, waterways and coast of Britain, most often ferrying daytrippers from urban areas to the coast. Presenting a serene alternative to rail travel, they had the added advantage... Read more >
Shipbuilding in Britain
Shipbuilding in Britain
Written by Fred Walker
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ISBN: 9780747807292
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Shipbuilding in Britain

Written by Fred Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

In 1913 the shipyards of Britain were responsible for building half of all the world's ships. At the Clyde in Scotland at this time a new ship was launched every eighteen hours. For decades Britain was at the forefront of shipbuilding; the history and economy of towns such as Belfast, Liverpool... Read more >
Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Written by David Turner
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ISBN: 9780747811503
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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel

Written by David Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

For the majority of the British public in the Victorian period the railways were the only way to travel. In 1880 the population of Britain and Ireland took 518 million railway journeys, and by the turn of the century this number had risen to just over 1.1 billion. Therefore, for anyone... Read more >
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Written by Lindy Woodhead
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ISBN: 9780812985047
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge

Written by Lindy Woodhead


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge’s.

Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field’s in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Written by Lindy Woodhead
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812985054
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge

Written by Lindy Woodhead


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge’s.

Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field’s in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Graven With Diamonds
Graven With Diamonds
Written by Nicola Shulman
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ISBN: 9781586422073
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Graven With Diamonds
The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Written by Nicola Shulman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $24.00

In this thrillingly entertaining book, Nicola Shulman interweaves the bloody events of Henry VIII's reign with the story of English love poetry and the life of its first master, Henry VIII's most glamorous and enigmatic subject: Sir Thomas Wyatt.

 Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and... Read more >
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Graven With Diamonds
The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Written by Nicola Shulman


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $19.99

In this thrillingly entertaining book, Nicola Shulman interweaves the bloody events of Henry VIII's reign with the story of English love poetry and the life of its first master, Henry VIII's most glamorous and enigmatic subject: Sir Thomas Wyatt.

 Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and... Read more >
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Otterburn 1388
Bloody Border Conflict
Written by Peter Armstrong
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as ‘the best fought and the most severe’ battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English following Robert Bruce’s victory over the English at Bannockburn in 1314. Using... Read more >
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Anglomania
Anglomania
Written by Ian Buruma
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828965
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Anglomania
A European Love Affair
Written by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $9.99

"Imaginative, original--wittily written."--The Washington Post Book World

To some, England has long represented tolerance, reason, and political moderation. To others, it is a moribund bastion of snobbery and outdated tradition. In this lively and diverting social history, noted author Ian Buruma, himself the son of Dutch immigrants to England, provides an incisive... Read more >
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307831859
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
A Life
Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. At a time when women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor managed to defy convention... Read more >
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Written by Greg Malone
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ISBN: 9780307401359
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada
Written by Greg Malone


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.99

The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The... Read more >
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Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1

Written by Norman Franks
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Sopwith Pup was the forerunner of the hugely successful Sopwith Camel, which duly became the most successful fighter of World War 1. The first proper British fighting scout, the first Pups – the Royal Naval Air Service – arrived on the Western Front in 1916. Although regarded as a ‘nice’... Read more >
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Victorian Housebuilding
Victorian Housebuilding
Written by Kitt Wedd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810957
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Victorian Housebuilding

Written by Kitt Wedd


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

The Victorian suburbs that are such familiar elements of the British townscape were once building sites where armies of anonymous workmen converged to cover open land with streets of modest but comfortable houses. Despite their large scale and uniform appearance, most developments were built a few houses at a time by... Read more >
The Women's Land Army
The Women's Land Army
Written by Neil Storey
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ISBN: 9780747811633
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The Women's Land Army

Written by Neil Storey


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

When war broke out in 1939 the Women's Land Army was already organised and ready for action. Women who had served in the WLA in the First World War returned to service with their daughters, ready to fill in for the male labourers who had gone abroad to fight. Livestock was... Read more >
Britain's Empire
Britain's Empire
Written by Richard Gott
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ISBN: 9781844670673
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Britain's Empire
Resistance, Repression and Revolt
Written by Richard Gott


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $24.95

Contrary to nationalist legend and schoolboy history lessons, the British Empire was not a great civilizing power bringing light to the darker corners of the earth. Richard Gott’s magisterial work recounts the empire’s misdeeds from the beginning of the eighteenth century to the Indian Mutiny, spanning the red-patched imperial globe from... Read more >
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London Under
London Under
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780307473783
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London Under
The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this vividly descriptive short study, Peter Ackroyd tunnels down through the geological layers of London, meeting the creatures that dwell in darkness and excavating the lore and mythology beneath the surface.
 
There is a Bronze Age trackway below the Isle of Dogs, Anglo-Saxon graves rest under St. Pauls, and the...

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Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9780812979794
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $20.00

“An excellent, all-embracing new biography.”—The New York Times
 
From the moment of her ascension to the throne at age twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled admiration and scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well do we really know the world’s most famous... Read more >
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