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The Scouts

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

The boy scout movement, started by Lieutenant General Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941) in 1907, has had an enduring impact on British society, providing boys from the age of six upwards with 'instruction in good citizenship.' Using scout archive material, original photographs, advertisements, objects and personal recollections, this book traces the history... Read more >
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Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297-98
William Wallace's rebellion
Written by Peter Armstrong
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of William Wallace's rebellion in the First War of the Wars of Scottish Independence (1296-1357). The death of the last of the Scottish royal house of Canmore in 1290 triggered a succession crisis. Attempts to undermine Scottish independence by King Edward I of England sparked open rebellion culminating in... Read more >
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Victorian Country Life
Victorian Country Life
Written by Janet Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811381
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Victorian Country Life

Written by Janet Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $12.95

Industrialisation changed every aspect of rural life in the reign of Queen Victoria. It caused a greater diversification in industry which resulted in a decline in agriculture, and people moved from the country to the manufacturing towns in droves. In 1851 only half the population lived in towns but by 1901... Read more >
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Victorian Country Life

Written by Janet Sacks


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Industrialisation changed every aspect of rural life in the reign of Queen Victoria. It caused a greater diversification in industry which resulted in a decline in agriculture, and people moved from the country to the manufacturing towns in droves. In 1851 only half the population lived in towns but by 1901... Read more >
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Theatres of Memory
Theatres of Memory
Written by Raphael Samuel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678693
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Theatres of Memory
Past and Present in Contemporary Culture
Written by Raphael Samuel


Format: Trade Paperback, 508 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

When Theatres of Memory was first published in 1994, it transformed the debate about what is to be considered history and questioned the role of “heritage” that lies at the heart of every Western nation’s obsession with the past. Today, in the age of Downton Abbey and Mad Men, we are... Read more >
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Theatres of Memory
Past and Present in Contemporary Culture
Written by Raphael Samuel


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.95

When Theatres of Memory was first published in 1994, it transformed the debate about what is to be considered history and questioned the role of “heritage” that lies at the heart of every Western nation’s obsession with the past. Today, in the age of Downton Abbey and Mad Men, we are... Read more >
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Mary Boleyn
Mary Boleyn
Written by Alison Weir
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345521347
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Mary Boleyn
The Mistress of Kings
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $18.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE
 
New York Times bestselling author and noted British historian Alison Weir gives us the first full-scale, in-depth biography of Mary Boleyn, sister to Queen Anne as well as mistress to Anne’s husband, Henry VIII—and...

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Duels and Duelling
Duels and Duelling
Written by Stephen Banks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811435
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Duels and Duelling

Written by Stephen Banks


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

A duel could be fought over a matter as trifling as a slip of the tongue or as serious as a public accusation of corruption. At the height of its formality, two men at odds would meet at dawn, armed either with swords or pistols and could fight to the death... Read more >
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Dux Bellorum - Arthurian Wargame Rules AD 367-793

Written by Daniel Mersey
Illustrated by Jose Pena


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Dark Age of Britain, from the middle of the 4th century to the end of the 8th, was a time of violence and warfare, when charismatic warlords such as the fabled King Arthur could gather together armies and carve out their own kingdoms. With this new set of wargames rules... Read more >
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The English Civil War Armies

Written by Peter Young
Illustrated by Michael Roffe


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The year 1642 witnessed the outbreak of the first English Civil War, which saw Royalist troops loyal to King Charles fight the Parliamentarians in several major battles and many sieges. Peter Young explores the tactics, equipment and organisation of the armies of both sides, drawing a compelling picture of what it... Read more >
Jaguar
Jaguar
Written by Graham Robson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812036
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $9.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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Norman Stone Castles (1)
The British Isles 1066-1216
Written by Christopher Gravett
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Descended from the Viking raiders who settled in Northern France under the leadership of Rollo in around 911, the Normans were amongst the most feared warriors of their time. Their territorial ambitions culminated in Duke William 1's conquest of England in 1066, but although victory at Hastings left the English crown... Read more >
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Pictish Warrior AD 297-841

Written by Paul Wagner
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

First mentioned by name in AD 297, the Picts inhabited Northern Britain from the end of the 3rd century AD to the 9th. They rose to power in the devastation following Emperor Septimus Severus's repression of the Caledonians in AD 208, and dominated Northern Britain for over 500 years, before vanishing... Read more >
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Railway Workshops
Railway Workshops
Written by Tim Bryan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812012
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Railway Workshops

Written by Tim Bryan


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

This is the story of an industry that began in the North of England, with small engineering concerns building engines that powered early railways like the Stockton and Darlington and Liverpool & Manchester. Once railway companies had become firmly established, the industry expanded dramatically as they set up their own engineering... Read more >
The Scouts
The Scouts
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811510
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The Scouts

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

The boy scout movement, started by Lieutenant General Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941) in 1907, has had an enduring impact on British society, providing boys from the age of six upwards with 'instruction in good citizenship.' Using scout archive material, original photographs, advertisements, objects and personal recollections, this book traces the history... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Triang Toys
Triang Toys
Written by Kenneth Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811442
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Triang Toys

Written by Kenneth Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $12.95

Wherever in the world today children play with toys, the odds are that their playthings will have been made in the Far East and carry the imprint of a major American Corporation like Mattel or Hasbro. It was not always so: for much of the twentieth century, it was the British... Read more >
Wellington's Foot Guards

Written by Ian Fletcher
Illustrated by Bill Younghusband


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Guards fought in every major British campaign on the continent during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). They carved their place in history under commanders such as Sir John Moore and Wellington from Corunna and Talavera during the Peninsular War (1807-1814) to their legendary defence of the Chateau of Hougoumont throughout the... Read more >
Amusement Park Rides
Amusement Park Rides
Written by Martin Easdown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811541
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Amusement Park Rides

Written by Martin Easdown


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.95

A ride on a thrill rollercoaster is the highlight of any visit to an amusement or theme park. Today's rides are at the cutting edge of technology and engineering, but they are but the latest of a long line of rides with humble roots in Russian ice slides and wooden sleigh... Read more >
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Amusement Park Rides

Written by Martin Easdown


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

A ride on a thrill rollercoaster is the highlight of any visit to an amusement or theme park. Today's rides are at the cutting edge of technology and engineering, but they are but the latest of a long line of rides with humble roots in Russian ice slides and wooden sleigh... Read more >
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Archibald Wavell

Written by Jon Diamond
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Archibald Wavell remains one of the great Allied commanders of the early phases of World War II. In fact, between June 1940 and June 1941, he was the only British theatre commander actively engaging Axis forces. At a time when the British Expeditionary Force had been expelled from the European continent... Read more >
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Army Childhood
British Army Children's Lives and Times
Written by Clare Gibson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

An army childhood is a peripatetic childhood. Taking the Napoleonic Wars as its starting point, Army Childhood sheds light on such crucial aspects of the army-child experience as the places that the children of British Army soldiers have called home, and on how they have been transported, housed, cared for, educated... Read more >
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Beauty and Cosmetics 1550-1950

Written by Sarah Downing


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Exhibiting enormous power or inspiring incredible devotion, throughout history beauty has been women's chief asset. Each age has required its own standard - a gleaming white brow during the Renaissance, the black eyebrows considered charming in the early 18th century, or the thin lips thought desirable to the Victorians. For those... Read more >
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Beswick Pottery

Written by Val Baynton


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

Beswick is typical of the numerous small scale ceramic factories founded towards the end of the Victorian era and manufacturing through the first two thirds of the 20th century. Like many of these companies Beswick produced a mix of tableware and sculptural ceramics adjusting its designs to take account of the... Read more >
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Bradshaw's Handbook
Bradshaw's Handbook
Written by George Bradshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402028
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Bradshaw's Handbook

Written by George Bradshaw


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $15.95

Collector’s item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s – Bradshaw’s Handbook deserves a place on the bookshelf of any traveller, railway enthusiast, historian or anglophile. Produced as the British railway network was reaching its zenith, and as tourism by rail became a serious... Read more >
British Army Cap Badges of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $10.95

For the British army, the cap badge is the most easily identifiable of insignia. It represents a distillation of the pride of the regiment, its various battle honours and symbols born proudly on the metallic emblem that was worn on all head-dress, even in the age of mechanised warfare. Identification of... Read more >
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