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  • Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose
    Undaunted Courage (Paperback) Stephen E. Ambrose

    The incredible story of the opening of the American West, by the #1 bestselling author of BAND OF BROTHERS.

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  • Empire of the Summer Moon by S. C. Gwynne
    Empire of the Summer Moon (Paperback) S. C. Gwynne

    The New York Times bestselling history of the Comanches in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

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  • The Famine Plot by Tim Pat Coogan
    The Famine Plot (English, Paperback) Tim Pat Coogan

    A controversial history of the Great Famine from Ireland's greatest historian, who provocatively points the finger of blame at the British government. Combining the latest research and fresh insights, this is a fascinating and sobering look at a dark period of global history as well as the ramifications that still resonate today.

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  • The Housekeeper's Tale by Tessa Boase
    The Housekeeper's Tale (English, Paperback) Tessa Boase

    Revelatory, gripping and unexpectedly poignant, The Housekeeper' s Tale champions the invisible women who ran the English country house.

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  • Culloden by John Prebble
    Culloden (Paperback) John Prebble

    The detail for the story told in Culloden has come from regimental Order Books and manuals, from contemporary newspapers and magazines, from the letters and memoirs of soldiers and officers, eye-witness accounts of atrocity and persecution, and the personal stories of the victims themselves.

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  • British Ironclads 1860-75 by Angus Konstam
    British Ironclads 1860-75 (English, Paperback) Angus Konstam, Paul Wright

    The story of the greatest technological revolution in naval history--the birth of the steam-powered, iron-hulled warship, and the Royal Navy's battle to remain the most powerful in the world.

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  • Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912 by Daisy Yiyou Wang
    Empresses of China's Forbidden City, 1644-1912 (English, Hardback) Daisy Yiyou Wang

    A fascinating look at the life and times of empresses in the Qing dynasty

    $51.21 $60.00
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  • How to be a Victorian by Ruth Goodman
    How to be a Victorian (Paperback) Ruth Goodman

    We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for breakfast and clean your teeth with cuttlefish? Dress in whalebone and feed opium to the baby? This book helps you teach what you need to know about 19th century living.

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  • Peckuwe 1780 by John F. Winkler
    Peckuwe 1780 (English, Paperback) John F. Winkler, Peter Dennis

    As the Revolutionary War raged on fields near the Atlantic, Native Americans and British rangers fought American settlers on the Ohio River frontier in warfare of unsurpassed ferocity. When their attacks threatened to drive the Americans from their settlements in Kentucky, Daniel Boone, Simon Kenton, and other frontiersmen guided an army of 970 Kentuckians into what is now Ohio to attack the...

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  • The American Civil War by DK
    The American Civil War (Paperback) DK

    Presents a visual history of the American Civil War. Visually arresting and comprehensive, this book covers the history, causes and consequences of the conflict, providing eyewitness accounts by soldiers and civilians, key profiles of military leaders and clear timelines that give an instant overview of the developments during the tumultuous war.

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  • The Age of Decadence by Simon Heffer
    The Age of Decadence (Hardback) Simon Heffer

    `A riveting account of the pre-First World War years . . . The Age of Decadence is an enormously impressive and enjoyable read.' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times...

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  • The Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James
    The Black Jacobins (Paperback) C. L. R. James

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.

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  • Keir Hardie by Bob Holman
    Keir Hardie (English, Paperback) Bob Holman

    A captivating biography of the first parliamentary leader of the Labour Party, Keir Hardie (1856-1915)

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  • Peterloo by Jacqueline Riding
    Peterloo (Hardback) Jacqueline Riding

    The story of a defining moment in the history of British democracy: the horrific Peterloo massacre of 1819.

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  • The Wars of the French Revolution by Charles J Esdaile
    The Wars of the French Revolution (English, Paperback) Charles J Esdaile

    The Wars of the French Revolution, 1792?1801 offers a comprehensive and jargon-free coverage of this turbulent period and unites political, social, military and international history in one volume....

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  • Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
    Benjamin Franklin (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    Rescuing Franklin from the cliche of the genial codger, the bestselling author of KISSINGER celebrates the most advanced and earthy of the founding fathers in a riveting biography that brings Benjamin Franklin to life.

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  • In These Times by Jenny Uglow
    In These Times (Paperback) Jenny Uglow

    Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize As the Napoleonic wars raged, what was life really like for those left at home? Award-winning social historian Jenny Uglow reveals the colourful and turbulent everyday life of Georgian Britain through the diaries, letters and records of farmers, bankers, aristocrats and mill-workers.

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  • Visitors to Versailles - From Louis XIV to the French Revolution by Danielle O. Kisluk-Grosheide
    Visitors to Versailles - From Louis XIV to the French Revolution (English, Hardback) Danielle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, Bertrand Rondot

    A fascinating look at the splendor of the French court at Versailles through the eyes of its numerous visitors

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  • King's Mistress, Queen's Servant by Tracy Borman
    King's Mistress, Queen's Servant (Paperback) Tracy Borman

    Henrietta Howard, later Countess of Suffolk, was the long-term mistress and confidante of King George II. The mark that this enigmatic and largely neglected royal mistress left on the society and culture of early Georgian England was to resonate well beyond the confines of the court, and can still be felt today.

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