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By Bradbury, Jim
Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: Sutton, 2005
Respected military historian Jim Bradbury offers an up-to-date account of the Battle of Hastings. Bradbury examines the background to the battle, covering...

By Cooke, Alistair, 1908-2004
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2010
Alistair Cooke was the greatest of all 20th century reporters of life in America. This book presents the cream of his writings on the events that shaped...

Hardback. English.
Published London: Debrett's, 2014
This is the last remaining and only printed reference guide to the British aristocracy currently available

By Gillingham, John, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2015
William II (1087-1100), or William Rufus, will always be most famous for his death: killed by an arrow while out hunting, perhaps through accident or...

By Hurd, Douglas, 1930- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Allen Lane, 2015
Just as this book is being published, Elizabeth II will become the longest serving monarch who ever sat on the English or British throne. Yet her personality...

By Cliff, Nigel
Hardback. English.
Published London: Atlantic, 2012
An authoritative account of Vasco da Gama's historic and audacious attempt to seize the spice routes and re-conquer the Holy Land. It puts the reader...

By Hadlow, Janice, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
George III came to the throne in 1760 with a mission: he wanted to be a new kind of king, one whose power was rooted in the affection and approval of...

Hardback. English.
Published London: Victoria County History, 2013
Covering the hilly north-west part of the county from the Cheshire border to the valley of the River Trent south of Newcastle-under-Lyme, this volume...

By White, Jerry, 1949-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Bodley Head, 2012
By 1700, after a century of relentless expansion, London had overtaken Paris to become the largest - if disputedly the finest - city in Europe. This book...

By Buruma, Ian, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Atlantic Books, 2013
Ian Buruma examines the seven months (in Europe) and four months (in Asia) that followed surrender of the Axis powers, from the fate of Holocaust survivors...
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