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  • Blood and Iron

    Blood and Iron
    av Katja Hoyer

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750996228

    'The best biography of the Second Reich in years ... It will undoubtedly become the essential account of this vitally important part of European history' Andrew RobertsBefore 1871, Germany was not a nation but an idea. Its founder, Otto von Bismarck…

  • prettycitynewyork

    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990707

    New York City is known for many things: its urban, high -rise landscape; bustling atmosphere; and busy business and tourist spots. Pretty tree-lined avenues, cute shops, and serene getaways do not immediately come to mind for this cosmopolitan city…

  • The Duke

    The Duke
    av Ian Lloyd

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750996082

    The Archbishop of Canterbury called him 'bloody rude', courtiers feared he was 'a foreign interloper out for the goodies', daughter-in-law Sarah Ferguson found him 'very frightening' and the QueenMother labelled him 'the Hun'. Journalists have conti…

  • Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

    Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
    av Lisa Schneidau

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750981217

    The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the…

  • Fulham Football Club 1879-1979

    Fulham Football Club 1879-1979
    av Roger White

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752444505

    Fulham FC is the oldest professional club in London and an established Premiership side. This book offers a look at the club's history until 1970, including the time they played in the First Division, and players such as England captain Johnny Hayne…

  • RMS Olympic

    RMS Olympic
    av Mark Chirnside

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752491516

    Launched as the pride of British shipbuilding and the largest vessel in the world, Olympic was more than 40 per cent larger than her nearest rivals: almost 900ft long and the first ship to exceed 40,000 tons. She was built for comfort rather than sp…

  • RMS Titanic Colouring Book

    RMS Titanic Colouring Book
    av Steve Hall

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750978507

    THE story of RMS Titanic resonates all around the world, the vessel immortalised on stage, screen and in print. This collection of drawings does not dwell on the tragedy that befell this magnificent ship, but rather seeks to showcase her great beaut…

  • Cumbrian Folk Tales

    Cumbrian Folk Tales
    av Taffy Thomas

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752471273

    These engaging folk tales from Cumbria were collected as fragments that the author has brought back to life. Shaped by the natural world, local customs and generations of chattering, these traditional tales reflect the unique Cumbrian wit and wisdom…

  • Gas! Gas! Quick, Boys

    Gas! Gas! Quick, Boys
    av Michael Freemantle

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750953757

    The harnessing of the power of chemistry was a key factor in determining the shape and duration of the First World War and ultimately became the difference between winning and losing.The industrial-scale carnage and devastation seen on all fronts du…

  • Gas! Gas! Quick, Boys

    Gas! Gas! Quick, Boys
    av Michael Freemantle

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752466019

    Gas! GAS! Quick, boys! reveals for the first time the true extent of how chemistry rather than military strategy determined the shape, duration and outcome of the First World War. Chemistry was not only a destructive instrument of war but also prote…

  • Wings of Empire

    Wings of Empire
    av Barry Renfrew

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989381

    At the end of the First World War, British imperial power was at an all-time low. That was until a ragtag band of visionaries, including Winston Churchill and T.E. Lawrence, proposed that the aeroplane, the wonder weapon of the age, could save the e…

  • Secret Spitfires

    Secret Spitfires
    av Howman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750991995

    September 1940: In the midst of the Second World War, the Luftwaffe unleashed a series of devastating raids on Southampton, all but destroying its spitfire factories. But production didn't stop. Instead, manufacturing of this iconic fighter moved un…

  • prettycitylondon

    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750985598

    Go beyond London's famous landmarks and discover the hidden gems. From secluded mews and undiscovered cafes to flower markets and tree-lined streets, prettycitylondon champions the quiet, gentle moments that allow you to escape in a huge capital cit…

  • Titanic the Ship Magnificent - Slipcase

    Titanic the Ship Magnificent - Slipcase
    av Bruce Beveridge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750968331

    The largest, most luxurious ship in the world, wrecked on her maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg mid-Atlantic, has become the stuff of legends. While everyone knows the new White Star liner was glamorous, full of millionaires when she san…

  • Boeing in Photographs

    Boeing in Photographs
    av Martin W. Bowman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750967907

    Founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing, a wealthy timber merchant, the mighty Boeing Company's 100-year history spans decades of rich achievement and technological development. Beginning with the manufacture of seaplanes, fighters and, from the 1930s…

  • Scottish Transport Tokens

    Scottish Transport Tokens
    av Ronnie Breingan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752447643

    Most transport tokens in Scotland were introduced in the middle of the nineteenth century, but until recent years they did not attract many collectors. The collecting and study of tokens has now very much become a branch of numismatics. The early to…

  • Some Kind of Hero

    Some Kind of Hero
    av Matthew Field

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750969772

    For over 50 years, Albert R. Broccoli's Eon Productions has navigated the ups and downs of the volatile British film industry, enduring both critical wrath and acclaim in equal measure for its now legendary James Bond series. Latterly, this family-r…

  • Icelandic Folk Tales

    Icelandic Folk Tales
    av Hjoerleifur Helgi Stefansson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993142

    Iceland is a country where stories are as important as history. When Vikings settled the island, they brought their tales with them. Every rock, hot spring and waterfall seems to have its own story. Cruel man-eating trolls rub shoulders with beautif…

  • Ships of Splendour

    Ships of Splendour
    av William H. Miller

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750991469

    THE GREAT PASSENGER LINERS of the twentieth century make for iconic images of maritime history and design. This beautiful, full-colour book presents the development of passenger ships across the twentieth century, from the 1920s, through the 1940s,…

  • prettycitylondon: The Colouring Book

    prettycitylondon: The Colouring Book
    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990127

    HIDDEN away in the hustle and bustle of London are a surprising number of pockets of calm - quiet mews, flower-strewn houses on tree-lined streets, and magical shops and eateries that can still the mind and ease the stresses of a busy day. This worl…

  • Quantum of Silliness

    Quantum of Silliness
    av Robbie Sims

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750994040

    Who gives the hammiest performance in a Bond film?What is the series' most cringeworthy moment?What quips would Sir Roger Moore come out with if he starred in Licence to Kill?These are the sort of questions you never knew you needed answering.It's B…

  • The Archaeology of Death and Burial

    The Archaeology of Death and Burial
    av Mike Parker Pearson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750932769

    The archaeology of death and burial is central to our attempts to understand vanished societies. Through the remains of funerary rituals we can learn not only about the attitudes of prehistoric people to death and the afterlife, but also about their…

  • 2030

    av Mauro F. Guillen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750996075

    Once upon a time, the world was neatly divided into prosperous and backward economies. Babies were plentiful, workers outnumbered retirees and people aspiring towards the middle class yearned to own homes and cars. Companies didn't need to see any f…

  • After the Final Whistle

    After the Final Whistle
    av Stephen Cooper

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750969994

    *Shortlisted for the 2016 Cross Sports Book of the Year award*When Britain's empire went to war in August 1914, rugby players were the first to volunteer: they led from the front and paid a disproportionate price. When the Armistice came after four…

  • After the Final Whistle

    After the Final Whistle
    av Stephen Cooper

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750964227

    When Britain's empire went to war in August 1914, rugby players were the first to volunteer: they led from the front and paid a disproportionate price. When the Armistice came after four long years, their war game was over; even as the last echo of…

  • The Survival of the Princes in the Tower

    The Survival of the Princes in the Tower
    av Matthew Lewis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750989145

    The murder of the Princes in the Tower is the most famous cold case in British history. Traditionally considered victims of their ruthless uncle, there are other suspects too often and too easily discounted. There may be no definitive answer, but by…

  • Landscape Archaeology and GIS

    Landscape Archaeology and GIS
    av Henry Chapman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752436036

    Examines the ways in which Geographical Information Systems are used to explore archaeological landscapes. This work is structured around principal themes in landscape archaeology, from desk-based assessment, data collection, data modelling and land…

  • Olympic, Titanic, Britannic

    Olympic, Titanic, Britannic
    av Mark Chirnside

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750956239

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, competition between the North Atlantic shipping lines was fierce. While Britain responded to the commercial threat posed by the growing German merchant marine, there was also rivalry between the great Cunar…

  • Olympic, Titanic, Britannic

    Olympic, Titanic, Britannic
    av Mark Chirnside

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752453101

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, competition between the North Atlantic shipping lines was fierce. While Britain responded to the commercial threat posed by the growing German merchant marine, there was also rivalry between the great Cunar…

  • A Companion & Guide to the Wars of the Roses

    A Companion & Guide to the Wars of the Roses
    av Peter Bramley

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752463360

    The Wars of the Roses (1455-85) saw the end of Plantagenet rule in England and Wales, and the accession of the Tudor dynasty to the throne. It is sometimes seen as the end of the Middle Ages in England, and the start of the modern era, and it paved…

  • The Magpie's Nest

    The Magpie's Nest
    av Taffy Thomas

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990059

    From crowded train stations to quiet woods and from city centres to our own back gardens, birds remind us that nature is everywhere. But do you know which is the king of the birds? Has anyone ever told you how the brave swallow got its forked tail?…

  • Pompeii

    av Roger Ling

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752414591

    Pompeii, the Roman city buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in August AD 79, is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites. With excavations in progress for more than 250 years, it is also the subject of the world's longest-running arc…

  • RMS Mauretania (1907)

    RMS Mauretania (1907)
    av David Hutchings

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750985840

    FIVE YEARS in the making, RMS Mauretania and her sister the Lusitania represented a new era in British shipbuilding. Ostensibly built to compete against record-breaking German behemoths, the Mauretania was not only one of the first major ships to be…

  • The A-Z of Curious London

    The A-Z of Curious London
    av Gilly Pickup

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752489681

    Spooky, gruesome, weird but true things about one of the world's greatest cities come alive in The A-Z of Curious London. Discover London's tiniest house, a 4,000-year-old mouse made from Nile clay, and have a giggle at things people leave on London…

  • Life in Roman London

    Life in Roman London
    av Simon Webb

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752465364

    Seven years after the Roman invasion of Britain in ad 43, Londinium was created. It would rise to become one of the most important Roman cities in Northern Europe.Life in Roman London approaches the history of Roman London in an entirely new way. Ra…

  • Samurai War Stories

    Samurai War Stories
    av Antony Cummins

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752490007

    Enter the world of seventeenth-century Japanese warfare and the warrior elite, the Samurai. Samurai War Stories: Teachings and Tales of Samurai Warfare is a collection of three major texts, published in an English translation for the first time. The…

  • Lost Countries

    Lost Countries
    av Stuart Laycock

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750979498

    Pick up an old stamp album and flick through it. You'll find a host of exotic and unfamiliar names: Cyrenaica, Fernando Poo, Fiume, North Ingria, Obock, Priamur, Stellaland, Tuva, Wenden - distant lands, vanished territories, lost countries. Do they…

  • Keeping Up Appearances

    Keeping Up Appearances
    av Catherine Horwood

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752460505

    The British have always been concerned about accent, appearance and class, but at no time during the twentieth century was 'keeping up appearances' more important than during the 1920s and 1930s. From the impecunious youth anxious to create a favour…

  • Richard III

    Richard III
    av G. W. O. Woodward, Michael St. John Parker

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853726531

    One of the most enigmatic but controversial personalities in British royal history, Richard III's mysteries are explored here in a colourful informative guide to the monarch's life and short time on the throne.

  • J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis

    J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis
    av Colin Duriez

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750935418

    The friendship between J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis lasted over 40 years and was for each the most important creative collaboration in their lives. This work explores the origins of the mythological worlds which both writers placed at the centre of…

  • Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations

    Agatha Christie's True Crime Inspirations
    av Mike Holgate

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752455396

    Fact proves far stranger than fiction in this collection of real-life crimes, scandals, tragedies and murders which either influenced the works of the world's most popular mystery writer or affected the lives of many famous personalities involved in…

  • Narrow Boat

    Narrow Boat
    av L T C Rolt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750960618

    First published in 1944, and now reissued with new black-and-white illustrations and a foreword by Jo Bell, Canal Laureate, this book has become a classic on its subject, and may be said to have started a revival of interest in the English waterways…

  • Between Silk and Cyanide

    Between Silk and Cyanide
    av Leo Marks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750948357

    In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went to war. He was twenty-two and a cryptopgraher of genius. In Between Silk and Cyanide, his critically acclaimed account o…

  • prettycitydublin

    av Siobhan Ferguson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750990714

    Dublin is a unique, multi-layered city, where ancient and youthful meet to form a community rich in culture, creativity and song. With picturesque seaside villages and romantic medieval castles, you are guaranteed a warm Irish welcome. This beautifu…

  • In Search of Anne Bronte

    In Search of Anne Bronte
    av Nick Holland

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750982375

    ANNE BRONTE, the youngest and most enigmatic of the Bronte sisters, remains a best-selling author nearly two centuries after her death. The brilliance of her two novels - Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - and her poetry belies the quiet,…

  • In Search of Anne Bronte

    In Search of Anne Bronte
    av Nick Holland

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750965255

    Anne Bronte, the youngest and most enigmatic of the Bronte sisters, remains a bestselling author nearly two centuries after her death. The brilliance of her two novels - Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - and her poetry belies the quiet, y…

  • The Churchill Girls

    The Churchill Girls
    av Rachel Trethewey

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993241

    Bright, attractive and well-connected, in any other family the Churchill sisters - Diana, Sarah, Marigold and Mary - would have shone. But they were not in any other family, they were Churchills and neither they nor anyone else could ever forget it.…

  • The Archaeology of Disease

    The Archaeology of Disease
    av Charlotte Roberts

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752457505

    The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries that humans suffered from in antiquity.In order to give a vivid picture of ancient disease and trauma…

  • The Ian Fleming Miscellany

    The Ian Fleming Miscellany
    av Andrew Cook

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750960915

    The name Ian Fleming is synonymous with British espionage, both with his work as a naval intelligence officer in the Second World War as well as with his creation of the most famous fictional spy in literary history: James Bond. This book centres on…

  • 24 Hours at Balaclava

    24 Hours at Balaclava
    av Robert Kershaw

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750988889

    IN 1854 Britain and France were at war to save 'poor little Turkey', the crumbling Ottoman Empire, from the menace of Russian expansionism. On 25 October they were nine days into what would become an eleven-month siege, with little to show for it. S…

  • Long Live the King

    Long Live the King
    av Kathryn Warner

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750993968

    Edward II's murder at Berkeley Castle in 1327 is one of the most famous and lurid tales in all of English history. But is it true? For over five centuries, few people questioned it, but with the discovery in a Montpellier archive of a remarkable doc…

  • Beethoven

    av Anne Pimlott Baker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750994811

    Considered by many the world's greatest composer, Ludwig van Beethoven achieved his ambitions against the difficulties of a bullying and drunken father, growing deafness and mounting ill-health. Here, Anne Pimlott Baker tells the story of the German…

  • Artillery

    av John Norris

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752461892

    By the time the guns fell silent on 11 November 1918, vast tracts of the European landscape had been so utterly devastated by artillery fire that they were virtually unrecognisable. Of all the many weapons invented by man for the purpose of waging w…

  • The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

    The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750992039

    This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press' popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers.From the…