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Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46
Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46
Written by Stuart Reid, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088466
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Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.95

In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth, then Edinburgh, where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII; they trounced their Hanoverian opponents at Prestonpans and crossed into England, getting as far south as... Read more >
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Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth, then Edinburgh, where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII; they trounced their Hanoverian opponents at Prestonpans and crossed into England, getting as far south as... Read more >
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Family Cars of the 1970s
Family Cars of the 1970s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811497
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Family Cars of the 1970s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

The 1970s and 1980s were critical years for the British motor industry. A downward spiral in industrial relations led to crippling strikes; two major oil crises made thirsty older designs virtually unsaleable; and foreign manufacturers moved in with products that were affordable, reliable and available on demand.

Yet, by and large, British... Read more >
Fortifications in Wessex c. 800-1066

Written by Ryan Lavelle
Illustrated by Donato Spedaliere


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

The defence of the 9th-century kingdom of Wessex under King Alfred against the 'Great Viking Army' is one of the major military achievements of Early Medieval history. While the guerrilla warfare in the Somerset marshes and the battle of Edington are characteristic of Alfred's military abilities, his definitive physical achievement was... Read more >
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The Georgian Bawdyhouse
The Georgian Bawdyhouse
Written by Emily Brand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811695
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The Georgian Bawdyhouse

Written by Emily Brand


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

It is safe to say that selling sex constituted a significant, and visible, part of urban culture in Georgian England. Alongside the rise of the 'polite society' of Jane Austen's novels, the city of London, so described in 1758, had long been portrayed as a centre of vice and debauchery. In... Read more >
Bloody Nasty People
The Rise of Britain's Far Right
Written by Daniel Trilling


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $16.95

The past decade in the UK saw the rise of the British National Party, the country’s most successful ever far-right political movement, and the emergence of the anti-Islamic English Defence League. Taking aim at asylum seekers, Muslims, ‘enforced multiculturalism’ and benefit ‘scroungers’, these groups have been working overtime to shift the... Read more >
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A Rope of Sand
A Rope of Sand
Written by Michael Kammen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827746
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A Rope of Sand

Written by Michael Kammen


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

During the twenty years before the American Revolution, thirty-seven men acted as paid agent or lobbyists for the American colonies in England. The most famous among them were Benjamin Franklin, who represented four different colonies and served for seventeen years as agenet for Pennsylvania, and Edmund Burke, who accepted the position... Read more >
Into the Silence
Into the Silence
Written by Wade Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708152
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Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest
Written by Wade Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $17.95

The definitive story of the British adventurers who survived the trenches of World War I and went on to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest.
 
On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Everest’s North Col...

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Auldearn 1645
The Marquis of Montrose's Scottish campaign
Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


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

In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his army of Irish mercenaries and Highland clansmen. His victory at Auldearn... Read more >
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Bannockburn 1314
Robert Bruce's great victory
Written by Peter Armstrong
Illustrated by Graham Turner


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

Osprey's study of the Battle of Bannockburn, which was part of the First War of Scottish Independence (1296-1328) and the climax of the career of King Robert the Bruce. In 1307 King Edward I of England, 'The Hammer of the Scots' and nemesis of William Wallace, died and his son, Edward II, was not... Read more >
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British Artillery 1914-19
Field Army Artillery
Written by Dale Clarke
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1914 the artillery of Britain's 'Field Army' encompassed those weapons judged to have sufficient mobility to keep up with troops in the field. This book describes all major variants, from the 60-pdr guns of the heavy field batteries, perched somewhat uncomfortably on the cusp between field artillery and siege artillery... Read more >
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Castles and Tower Houses of the Scottish Clans 1450-1650

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

With the exception of the key royal sites, such as Stirling and Edinburgh, few Scottish castles were located at strategic points, or were intended to house garrisons required to defend or subjugate towns. Instead they were primarily fortified dwelling houses, erected in an environment of weak Royal authority and endemic feuding... Read more >
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Chieftain Main Battle Tank 1965-2003

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Sarson


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

The concept of the Main Battle Tank emerged from the Centurion Universal tank that was developed at the end of World War II. Development of its successor began as early as 1951. The Chieftain incorporated significant innovations including a reclining driver position and two-piece ammunition for greater survivability. The tank entered... Read more >
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Duels and Duelling

Written by Stephen Banks


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

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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First Ypres 1914
The graveyard of the Old Contemptibles
Written by David Lomas
Illustrated by Ed Dovey


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

Osprey's overview of the First Battle of Ypres of World War I (1914-1918). In the autumn of 1914 the original British Expeditionary Force faced a heavily reinforced German drive. Field Marshal Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief, had sent his men north in an attempt to take the fight into Flanders... Read more >
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

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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RAF Fighter Command Pilot
RAF Fighter Command Pilot
Written by Mark Barber, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087797
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RAF Fighter Command Pilot
The Western Front 1939-42
Written by Mark Barber
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $18.95

The role of the "few" of the RAF in World War II, as described by Churchill during the Battle of Britain, has been the subject of much mythologizing both at the time and in the years since. The recent 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, combined with the threat of... Read more >
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RAF Fighter Command Pilot
The Western Front 1939-42
Written by Mark Barber
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

The role of the "few" of the RAF in World War II, as described by Churchill during the Battle of Britain, has been the subject of much mythologizing both at the time and in the years since. The recent 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, combined with the threat of... Read more >
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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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