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  • Making Sense of the Troubles by David McKittrick
    Making Sense of the Troubles (English, Paperback) David McKittrick, David McVea

    The best one-volume history of the Troubles, from the Irish Civil War through the IRA campaign of the 70s onwards to today's historic power-sharing government in Belfast

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  • First Light by Geoffrey Wellum
    First Light (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Wellum

    Two months before the outbreak of WWII, 17-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF. Desperate to get in the air, he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat immediately, Wellum finds himself caught up in terrifying dogfights with German Me 109s.

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  • Wild Ruins by Dave Hamilton
    Wild Ruins (English, Paperback) Dave Hamilton

    Discover and explore Britain's extraordinary history through its most beautiful lost ruins. From crag-top castles to crumbling houses lost in ancient forest, and ivy-encrusted relics of industry to sacred places long since over-grown.

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  • The Border by Diarmaid Ferriter
    The Border (English, Hardback) Diarmaid Ferriter

    'Anyone who wishes to understand why Brexit is so intractable should read this book. I can think of several MPs who ought to.' the Times...

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  • Wild Ruins BC by Dave Hamilton
    Wild Ruins BC (English, Paperback) Dave Hamilton

    Discover Britain's extraordinary prehistory in this handbook to its wildest and most beautiful ancient remains. The sequel to the best-selling Wild Ruins, 18,000 copies sold.

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  • Queen Anne by Anne Somerset
    Queen Anne (English, Paperback) Anne Somerset

    Her personal life riven by passion, illness and intrigue, Queen Anne presided over some of the most momentous events in British history. Like Antonia Fraser's life of Marie Antoinette or Amanda Foreman's `The Duchess', `Queen Anne' is historical biography at its best.

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  • Blood and Mistletoe by Ronald Hutton
    Blood and Mistletoe (English, Paperback) Ronald Hutton

    Crushed by the Romans in the first century AD, the ancient Druids of Britain left almost no reliable evidence behind. This book encompasses two thousand years of Druid history and explores the evolution of English, Scottish, and Welsh attitudes toward the forever ambiguous figures of the ancient Celtic world.

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  • The Immortal Yew by Tony Hall
    The Immortal Yew (English, Hardback) Tony Hall

    In The Immortal Yew author Tony Hall takes the reader on a fascinating journey to the ancient yew trees of Britain and Ireland, exploring their mythology and folklore.

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  • Nicholas Hilliard by Elizabeth Goldring
    Nicholas Hilliard (English, Hardback) Elizabeth Goldring

    This illustrated biography follows Nicholas Hilliard's long and remarkable life (c. 1547?1619) from the West Country to the heart of the Elizabethan and Jacobean courts. It showcases new archival research and stunning images, many reproduced in color for the first time. Hilliard's portraits?some no larger than a watch-face?have decisively shaped perceptions of the appearances and personalities of...

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  • London by Simon Hall
    London (English, Paperback) Simon Hall, John Clark

    Discover which prehistoric mammals would once have lived by the River Thames. Take a detailed look at the crystal palace of the Great Exhibition and an early map of the underground. This title offers a perspective on one of the world's most exciting cities.

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  • Matilda by Catherine Hanley
    Matilda (English, Hardback) Catherine Hanley

    A life of Matilda--empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages

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  • Last Champion of York by Stephen David
    Last Champion of York (English, Hardback) Stephen David

    Between 1483 and 1485 Viscount Francis Lovell was one of the most important and influential men in the government of his childhood friend Richard III, becoming the King's Chamberlain and a Knight of the Garter. Lovell continued to support a Ricardian claim to the throne long after Richard III's death at Bosworth, and his elusive presence cast a dark shadow over the early years of Henry VII's...

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  • Angel Meadow by Dean Kirby
    Angel Meadow (English, Paperback) Dean Kirby

    This is the first published history of Angel Meadow, a notorious Manchester slum. Angel Meadow has frequently appeared in the news in recent years, after archaeologists dug up the site in 2011.

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  • The Republic by Charles Townshend
    The Republic (English, Paperback) Charles Townshend

    A narrative of the critical years in modern Ireland's history. This book presents the never loses sight of the ordinary forms of heroism performed by Irish men and women trapped in extraordinary times.

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  • The House of Beaufort by Nathen Amin
    The House of Beaufort (English, Paperback) Nathen Amin

    John of Gaunt's illegitimate line whose role in the Wars of the Roses led to the capture of the crown.

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  • The Making of the UK for Common Entrance and Key Stage 3 by Rosemary Rees
    The Making of the UK for Common Entrance and Key Stage 3 (Paperback) Rosemary Rees, Colin Shephard

    Ensure your pupils are thoroughly prepared for the new-style Common Entrance History examinations with this revised edition of a best-selling, ISEB-endorsed textbook.

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  • The Islandman by Tomas O'Crohan
    The Islandman (Multiple languages, Paperback) Tomas O'Crohan

    Tomas O'Crohan was born on the Great Blasket Island in 1856 and died there in 1937, a great master of his native Irish. He shared to the full the perilous life of a primitive community, yet possessed a shrewd and humorous detachment that enabled him to observe and describe the world.

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  • Torn Apart by Ken Wharton
    Torn Apart (English, Hardback) Ken Wharton

    A vital examination of Northern Ireland fifty years since the start of the Troubles, focusing on the events of 1969

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  • Kings & Queens of England and Scotland by Plantagenet Somerset Fry
    Kings & Queens of England and Scotland (English, Paperback) Plantagenet Somerset Fry

    Don't know your Albert from your Ethelred? Or which Henry had six wives, and which was crowned at eight years old? This book helps you sort your Tudors from your Stuarts, and discover how each monarch helped to shape the country we live in today.

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  • The Warrior Queen by Joanna Arman
    The Warrior Queen (English, Paperback) Joanna Arman

    The remarkable story of Myrcna hlaefdige, the Lady of the Mercians - Alfred the Great's daughter and the only female ruler of a kingdom in Anglo-Saxon history.

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