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  • Quartz and Feldspar: Dartmoor - A British Landscape in Modern Times by Matthew Kelly

    Quartz and Feldspar: Dartmoor - A British Landscape in Modern Times by Matthew Kelly

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    Granite, a tough composite of quartz, feldspar and mica, is the stuff of Dartmoor, the most formidable of the five granite bosses punctuating Britain's southwest peninsula. A miserable place of rain and bog or a sunny upland of exquisite natural beauty,...
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  • The King Over the Water: A Complete History of the Jacobites by Desmond Seward

    The King Over the Water: A Complete History of the Jacobites by Desmond Seward

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    This is the first modern history for general readers of the entire Jacobite movement in Scotland, England and Ireland, from the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688 that drove James II into exile to the death of his grandson, Cardinal Henry, Duke of York, in...
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  • Scotland's Forgotten Past: A History of the Mislaid, Misplaced and Misunderstood by Alistair Moffatt 9780500297803

    Scotland's Forgotten Past: A History of the Mislaid, Misplaced and Misunderstood by Alistair Moffatt 9780500297803

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    A charming, lively and often amusing tour of 36 forgotten episodes and overlooked people and places of Scottish history. Scotland’s history is full of famous kings, queens, saints and warriors. But what about its lesser-known places, people and events?...
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  • The Highland Clans by Alistair Moffat

    The Highland Clans by Alistair Moffat

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    The story of the Highland clans is a gripping one, full of celebrated names and heroic deeds. It is also, as Alistair Moffat reveals, the story of a fearless people, shaped by the unique traditions and landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Here, he traces...
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  • Winters in the World: A Journey through the Anglo-Saxon Year by Eleanor Parker 9781789147735

    Winters in the World: A Journey through the Anglo-Saxon Year by Eleanor Parker 9781789147735

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    Now available in paperback, Winters in the World is a beautifully observed journey through the cycle of the year in Anglo-Saxon England, exploring the festivals, customs and traditions linked to the different seasons. Drawing on a wide variety of source...
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  • Who Dares Wins: Britain, 1979-1982 by Dominic Sandbrook

    Who Dares Wins: Britain, 1979-1982 by Dominic Sandbrook

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    SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019 BY THE TIMES, DAILY TELEGRAPH, LONDON EVENING STANDARD, DAILY MAIL AND BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE'Magisterial ... If anyone wants to know what has been happening to Britain since the 1950s, it is difficult to imagine a more...
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  • Embroidering Her Truth: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power by Clare Hunter

    Embroidering Her Truth: Mary, Queen of Scots and the Language of Power by Clare Hunter

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    I felt that Mary was there, pulling at my sleeve, willing me to appreciate the artistry, wanting me to understand the dazzle of the material world that shaped her.At her execution Mary, Queen of Scots wore red. Widely known as the colour of strength and...
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  • Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 by Dominic Sandbrook

    Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979 by Dominic Sandbrook

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    Dominic Sandbrook's magnificent account of the late 1970s in Britain - the book behind the major BB2 series The Seventies The late 1970s were Britain's years of strife and the good life. They saw inflation, riots, the peak of trade union power - and...
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  • The Shankill Butchers: A Case Study of Mass Murder by Martin Dillon

    The Shankill Butchers: A Case Study of Mass Murder by Martin Dillon

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    ________________________________ 'This was the ultimate way to kill a man.' During the 1970s a group of Protestant paramilitaries embarked on a spree of indiscriminate murder which left thirty Northern Irish Catholics dead. Their leader was Lenny...
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  • London: A Guide for Curious Wanderers by Jack Chesher

    London: A Guide for Curious Wanderers by Jack Chesher

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    See London in a completely new light in this guide to the city's hidden secrets, untold stories and special places laden with history which you can discover for yourself! London is famous for its museums, each one full of treasures and relics - but the...
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  • Lost Realms: Histories of Britain from the Romans to the Vikings by Thomas Williams

    Lost Realms: Histories of Britain from the Romans to the Vikings by Thomas Williams

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    'A beautiful, beautiful book . . . archaeology is changing so much about the way we view the so-called Dark Ages … [Williams] is just brilliant at bringing them to light' Rory Stewart on The Rest is Politics From the bestselling author of...
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  • Thatcher's Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town by Guy Ortolano

    Thatcher's Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town by Guy Ortolano

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    During the quarter of a century after the Second World War, the United Kingdom designated thirty-two new towns across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Why, even before selling council houses or denationalising public industries, did...
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  • The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth by Anna Keay

    The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth by Anna Keay

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    Long-listed for the HWA Non-Fiction Crown 2017 James, Duke of Monmouth, the adored illegitimate son of Charles II, was born in exile the year his grandfather was executed and the English monarchy abolished. Abducted from his mother on his father's...
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  • State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook

    State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook

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    The book behind major BBC2 series The Seventies, Dominic Sandbrook's State of Emergency - The Way We Were: Britain 1970-74 is a brilliant history of the gaudy, schizophrenic atmosphere of the early Seventies. The early 1970s were the age of gloom and...
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  • Another Bloody Chapter in an Endless Civil War Volume 1: Northern Ireland and the Troubles 1984-87 by Ken Wharton

    Another Bloody Chapter in an Endless Civil War Volume 1: Northern Ireland and the Troubles 1984-87 by Ken Wharton

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781804510469Author Ken WhartonFormat PaperbackPage Count 376Imprint Helion & CompanyPublisher Helion & CompanyWeight(grams) 152g
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  • The Gaelic Otherworld: John Gregorson Campbell's Superstitions of the Highlands and the Islands of Scotland and Witchcraft and Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands by John Gregorson Campbell

    The Gaelic Otherworld: John Gregorson Campbell's Superstitions of the Highlands and the Islands of Scotland and Witchcraft and Second Sight in the Highlands and Islands by John Gregorson Campbell

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    John Gregorson Campbell (1834-91) was one of the most outstanding folklorists working in Scotland during the nineteenth century. Based on materials which he had gathered in the 1850s and 1860s, his Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland...
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  • Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain by Sathnam Sanghera

    Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain by Sathnam Sanghera

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    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'The real remedy is education of the kind that Sanghera has embraced- accepting, not ignoring, the past' Gerard deGroot, The Times _____________________________________________________ EMPIRE explains why there are millions...
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  • Henry VII's London in the Great Chronicle by Julia Boffey

    Henry VII's London in the Great Chronicle by Julia Boffey

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781580443821Author Julia BoffeyFormat PaperbackPage Count 146Imprint Medieval Institute PublicationsPublisher Medieval Institute Publications
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  • The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones

    The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors by Dan Jones

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780143127888Author Dan JonesFormat PaperbackPage Count 416Imprint Penguin BooksPublisher Penguin BooksWeight(grams) 363g
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  • London's Lost Rivers: A Walker's Guide: Volume 2 by Tom Bolton

    London's Lost Rivers: A Walker's Guide: Volume 2 by Tom Bolton

    £9.35
    Tracking eleven rivers beneath London that have been culverted, placed in tunnels, or diverted into the sewer system. Below the pavements, out of sight, a network of secret rivers pulses beneath the capital's busy pavements. The second volume of...
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  • Watching the English: The International Bestseller Revised and Updated by Kate Fox

    Watching the English: The International Bestseller Revised and Updated by Kate Fox

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    In this completely revised and updated edition of international bestseller WATCHING THE ENGLISH, anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. Now with new survey data to add weight to her...
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  • Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning by Nigel Biggar

    Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning by Nigel Biggar

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    A new assessment of the West's colonial record In the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet empire in 1989, many believed that we had arrived at the 'End of History' - that the global dominance of liberal democracy had been secured forever. ...
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  • The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown by Anna Keay 9780008282059

    The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown by Anna Keay 9780008282059

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    'A dazzling achievement ... I loved every page' Dominic Sandbrook,Sunday Times 'An entrancing achievement ... Never have the kingless years been made so vivid, and never has vividness contributed so much to the understanding of them' Blair...
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  • The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England by Marc Morris

    The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England by Marc Morris

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    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER '[A] clever, lively ... splendid new book' DAN JONES, SUNDAY TIMES 'A big gold bar of delight' SPECTATOR Sixteen hundred years ago Britain left the Roman Empire and swiftly fell into ruin. Into this violent and unstable...
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  • Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga

    Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga

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    '[A] comprehensive and important history of black Britain . . . Written with a wonderful clarity of style and with great force and passion.' Kwasi Kwarteng, Sunday Times In this vital re-examination of a shared history, historian and broadcaster David...
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  • Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 by Sally Waller 9780198354604

    Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 by Sally Waller 9780198354604

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    Please note this title is suitable for any student studying: Exam Board: AQA Level: A Level Subject: History First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 Retaining all the well-loved features from the previous editions, The Tudors has been...
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  • The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer

    The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer

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    The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there... Imagine you could travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see, and hear, and smell? Where would you stay? What are you going to eat? And how are you going to test to see if...
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  • The Blazing World: A New History of Revolutionary England by Dr Jonathan Healey

    The Blazing World: A New History of Revolutionary England by Dr Jonathan Healey

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    A major new history of England's turbulent seventeenth century and how it marked the birth of a new world 'This is a wonderful book, exhaustively researched, vigorously argued and teeming with the furious joy of seventeenth-century life' The Times 'A...
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  • Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 Revision Guide by Margaret Haynes

    Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 Revision Guide by Margaret Haynes

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    This The Tudors: England 1485-1603 Revision Guide is part of the bestselling Oxford AQA History for A Level series. Written to match the new AQA specification, this series helps you deepen your historical knowledge and develop vital analytical and...
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  • The House of Dudley: A New History of Tudor England. A TIMES Book of the Year 2022 by Dr Joanne Paul

    The House of Dudley: A New History of Tudor England. A TIMES Book of the Year 2022 by Dr Joanne Paul

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    Told for the very first time, this is the shocking and extraordinary story of the most-conniving and manipulative Tudor family you've never heard of . . .A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022 ACCORDING TO:THE TIMESSUNDAY TIMESDAILY TELEGRAPHHISTORY TODAY'A...
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  • Viking Britain: A History by Thomas Williams

    Viking Britain: A History by Thomas Williams

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    A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields. To many, the...
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  • Civil War: The History of England Volume III by Peter Ackroyd

    Civil War: The History of England Volume III by Peter Ackroyd

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    In Civil War, Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of England's history, beginning with the progress south of the Scottish king, James VI, who on the death of Elizabeth I became the first Stuart king of England, and ends with the deposition and...
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  • History of Britain and Ireland: The Definitive Visual Guide by DK

    History of Britain and Ireland: The Definitive Visual Guide by DK

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    Discover the pivotal political, military, and cultural events that shaped British and Irish history, from Stone Age Britain to the present day, in this revised and updated book. Combining over 700 photographs, maps, and artworks with accessible text,...
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  • Warriors in Scarlet: The Life and Times of the Last Redcoats by Ian Knight

    Warriors in Scarlet: The Life and Times of the Last Redcoats by Ian Knight

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    Ian Knight's Warriors in Scarlet is a comprehensive and stirring history of the Victorian army between 1837 to 1860, from the Battle of Bossendon Wood to the Crimean War, a period of seismic change.An acclaimed military historian, Knight draws on...
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  • Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts by Piers Morgan

    Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts by Piers Morgan

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    It's time we get back to common sense. It's time to cancel the cancel culture. It's time to Wake Up. ...
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  • Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea by Terry Breverton

    Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea by Terry Breverton

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    A compendium of fascinating information about the great waters that cover two-thirds of our Earth and the men and women that sailed them. Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical...
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  • One Fine Day by Ian Marchant

    One Fine Day by Ian Marchant

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    A time-travelling, genealogical adventure, bringing pre-industrial, rural, eighteenth-century England vividly to life on the page. One day Ian Marchant, acclaimed author of books on music, railways and pubs, decided, as all men of a certain age must, to...
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  • The English Civil War: An Atlas and Concise History of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1639–51 by Colonel Nick Lipscombe

    The English Civil War: An Atlas and Concise History of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1639–51 by Colonel Nick Lipscombe

    £39.39
    'The English Civil War is a joy to behold, a thing of beauty… this will be the civil war atlas against which all others will judged and the battle maps in particular will quickly become the benchmark for all future civil war maps.' -- Professor Martyn...
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  • The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment by Amelia Gentleman

    The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment by Amelia Gentleman

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    A NEW STATESMAN AND SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE A searing portrait of Britain's hostile environment by the journalist behind the Windrush exposé. 'A timely...
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  • Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007 by Sally Waller

    Oxford AQA History for A Level: The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007 by Sally Waller

    £33.77
    Retaining all the well-loved features from the previous editions, The Making of Modern Britain has been approved by AQA and matched to the 2015 specification. With a strong focus on skills building and exam practice, this book explores in depth the key...
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