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The British Army on the Western Front 1916

Written by Bruce Gudmundsson


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

Bruce Gudmundsson guides us expertly through the history of the successes and failures of the British Expeditionary Force in 1916 as it struggled to form into a modern army and turn the tide of the First World War, providing an in-depth analysis of how and why the BEF was converted from... Read more >
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Debutantes and the London Season
Debutantes and the London Season
Written by Lucinda Gosling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812197
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Debutantes and the London Season

Written by Lucinda Gosling


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

Until the middle of the last century, the dominant feature of London's social calendar was 'the Season', and central to this was the phenomenon of the debutante. As the privileged classes descended on the capital to embark on a four-month whirlwind of key social events and smart parties, the daughters of... Read more >
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Debutantes and the London Season

Written by Lucinda Gosling


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

Until the middle of the last century, the dominant feature of London's social calendar was 'the Season', and central to this was the phenomenon of the debutante. As the privileged classes descended on the capital to embark on a four-month whirlwind of key social events and smart parties, the daughters of... Read more >
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Hawker Hurricane Mk I-V

Written by Martyn Chorlton
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

At the outbreak of World War II, only 111 Squadron and a handful of others were equipped with the Hurricane. Thanks to sudden massive orders and a well-organized Hawker sub-contracting production to Gloster and General Aircraft, more squadrons rapidly became operational. Cutting their teeth during the Battle of France, it was... Read more >
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The Royal Navy 1793-1815

Written by Gregory Barnes


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

By the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 Britain was the undisputed master of the seas owing to the power and strength of the Royal Navy. Its fleets, comprising ships of the line, frigates, and gunboats, had doubled in size since the outbreak of the French Revolutionary Wars in 1793... Read more >
Scapa Flow
The defences of Britain#s great fleet anchorage 1914-45
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

A strategically important natural harbor in the Orkney Islands, Scapa Flow served as Britain's main fleet anchorage during World Wars I and II. It held Jellicoe's Grand Fleet from 1914-18, and it was from here that it sailed out to do battle with the Germans at Jutland in 1916. In 1914... Read more >
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Scottish National Dress and Tartan

Written by Stuart Reid


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

Tartan is an enormously popular pattern in modern fashion and Scottish National Dress is recognised around the world. This book reveals the origin and development of tartans and Scottish national costume. Beginning as Highland dress, it was originally peculiar to certain areas of Scotland but is now generally accepted as its... Read more >
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Shepherds and Shepherding
Shepherds and Shepherding
Written by JONATHAN BROWN
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ISBN: 9780747812265
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Shepherds and Shepherding

Written by JONATHAN BROWN


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

The shepherd stands, lamb in one hand, crook in the other and dog at his feet. This is how many of us think of the old-time shepherd - the picture of sturdiness, dependability and independence. He was one of the most important men on the farm, responsible for the care and... Read more >
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Shepherds and Shepherding

Written by JONATHAN BROWN


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

The shepherd stands, lamb in one hand, crook in the other and dog at his feet. This is how many of us think of the old-time shepherd - the picture of sturdiness, dependability and independence. He was one of the most important men on the farm, responsible for the care and... Read more >
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Strongholds of the Picts
The fortifications of Dark Age Scotland
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


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

When the Romans left Britain around AD 410 the island had not been fully subjugated. In the Celtic fringe of Caledonia - now Northern Scotland - these unconquered native peoples were presented with the opportunity to pillage what remained of Roman Britain. By way of response the Post-Roman Britons of what... Read more >
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Scottish National Dress and Tartan
Scottish National Dress and Tartan
Written by Stuart Reid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812180
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Scottish National Dress and Tartan

Written by Stuart Reid


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

Tartan is an enormously popular pattern in modern fashion and Scottish National Dress is recognised around the world. This book reveals the origin and development of tartans and Scottish national costume. Beginning as Highland dress, it was originally peculiar to certain areas of Scotland but is now generally accepted as its... Read more >
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TV Toys
TV Toys
Written by Anthony McGoldrick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812173
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TV Toys

Written by Anthony McGoldrick


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

This book tells the story of toys based on TV programs (both from the US and Britain), and how these much-loved objects evolved over the years since the 1930s, through the 'golden age' of children's TV in the 1960s and 1970s, and then onto the 1980s until now, including Pinky &... Read more >
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TV Toys

Written by Anthony McGoldrick


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

This book tells the story of toys based on TV programs (both from the US and Britain), and how these much-loved objects evolved over the years since the 1930s, through the 'golden age' of children's TV in the 1960s and 1970s, and then onto the 1980s until now, including Pinky &... Read more >
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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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