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  • Shadows of War
    Shadows of War (English, Hardback) Sophie Gordon

    In 1855, Roger Fenton (1819?69) traveled to the war-torn Crimea to capture scenes of the conflict and the soldiers involved. A pioneering photographer who helped establish photography as an art form, Fenton was also one of the first to document the brutality of war through this then-fledgling medium. Today, many of his images, like The Valley of the Shadow of Death, showing a dirt road scattered...

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  • Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands
    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands (English, Paperback) Mary Seacole

    Written in 1857, this is the autobiography of a Jamaican woman whose fame rivalled Florence Nightingale's during the Crimean War. Seacole travelled widely before eventually arriving in London, where her offer to volunteer as a nurse in the war met with racism and refusal.

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  • The Crimean War
    The Crimean War (English, Hardback) David R. Jones

    Original images of the war in the Crimea and unique photographs of the places today.

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  • For Valour the Complete History of the Victoria Cross: The Crimean War Volume 1
    For Valour the Complete History of the Victoria Cross: The Crimean War Volume 1 (English, Hardback) Michael Charles Robson

    For Valour: The Complete History of the Victoria Cross will be the definitive work on the subject and compelling as a narrative as well as the ultimate reference source.

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  • The Siege of Sevastopol 1854 - 1855
    The Siege of Sevastopol 1854 - 1855 (English, Hardback) Anthony Dawson

    A detailed account of one of the classic sieges of all time completed with images from the author s own collection

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  • Homo Sovieticus
    Homo Sovieticus (English, Paperback) Wladimir Velminski

    In October 1989, as the Cold War was ending and the Berlin Wall about to crumble, television viewers in the Soviet Union tuned in to the first of a series of unusual broadcasts. "Relax, let your thoughts wander free..." intoned the host, the physician and clinical psychotherapist Anatoly Mikhailovich Kashpirovsky. Moscow's Channel One was attempting mass hypnosis over television, a therapeutic...

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  • Revisiting Prussia's Wars against Napoleon
    Revisiting Prussia's Wars against Napoleon (English, Hardback) Karen Hagemann

    This book explores the history and the construction of memory in Prussia's and Germany's anti-Napoleonic wars of 1806-15.

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  • Churchill on Europe
    Churchill on Europe (English, Paperback) Felix Klos

    After the Second World War, with Europe in ruins, the victorious Winston Churchill swore to build a peace that would last.

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  • The Crimean War
    The Crimean War (English, Paperback) Martin Mace, John Grehan

    Extremely rare images, most never previously published First war to be covered by newspapers Huge interest due to Florence Nightingale and introduction of Victoria Cross medal A must for all military enthusiasts

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  • Letters from the Light Brigade
    Letters from the Light Brigade (English, Hardback) Anthony Dawson

    Graphic selection of previously unpublished letters and eyewitness accounts describing the Charge of the Light Brigade

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  • The Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854-1856
    The Crimean War in Imperial Context, 1854-1856 (English, Hardback) Andrew Rath

    Considering the perspectives of neutral powers including China, Japan, and Sweden-Norway, allows Rath to examine the Crimean conflict's impact on major historical events ranging from the 'opening' of Tokugawa Japan to Russia's annexation of large swaths of Chinese territory.

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  • The Great Powers and Orthodox Christendom
    The Great Powers and Orthodox Christendom (English, Hardback) Jack Fairey

    This new political history of the Orthodox Church in the Ottoman Empire explains why Orthodoxy became the subject of acute political competition between the Great Powers during the mid 19th century. It also explores how such rivalries led, paradoxically, both to secularizing reforms and to Europe's last great war of religion - the Crimean War.

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  • Military Men of Feeling
    Military Men of Feeling (English, Hardback) Holly Furneaux

    Military Men of Feeling considers the popularity of the figure of the gentle soldier in the Victorian period, inviting us to think afresh about Victorian masculinity and Victorian militarism.

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  • Revisiting Prussia's Wars against Napoleon
    Revisiting Prussia's Wars against Napoleon (English, Paperback) Karen Hagemann

    This book explores the history and the construction of memory in Prussia's and Germany's anti-Napoleonic wars of 1806-15.

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  • No Precedent, No Plan
    No Precedent, No Plan (English, Hardback) Martin Gilman

    The definitive insider's account of Russia's painful transition to a market economy, as told by the IMF's senior man in Moscow at the time.

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  • Second World War Infantry Tactics
    Second World War Infantry Tactics (English, Hardback) Stephen Bull

    The history of infantry tactics is too rarely studied and often misunderstood. Stephen Bull, in this in-depth account, concentrates on the fighting methods of the infantry of the Second World War. He focuses on the infantry theory and the combat experience of the British, German, American and Soviet armies.

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  • The Crimean War at Sea
    The Crimean War at Sea (English, Hardback) Peter Duckers

    Too often historical writing on the Russian War of 1854-56 focuses narrowly on the land campaign fought in the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. The wider war waged at sea by the British and French navies against the Russians is ignored. The allied navies aimed to strike at Russian interests anywhere in the world where naval force could be brought to bear and as a result campaigns were waged in...

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  • The Crimean War and Irish society
    The Crimean War and Irish society (English, Hardback) Paul Huddie

    This book is a `home front' study of Ireland during the Crimean War, which analyses how the various strands of Irish society responded to the conflict's events, issues and impacts and how they memorialised it as part of the British Empire.

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  • Crimea
    Crimea (Paperback) Orlando Figes

    The Crimean War one of the fiercest battles in Russia's history, killing nearly a million men and completely redrawing the map of Europe. Bringing to life soldiers in snow-filled trenches, surgeons on the battlefield and the haunted, fanatical figure of Tsar Nicholas himself, this title tells the human story of a tragic war.

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