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            Leicester in the Great War
             

            Leicester in the Great War (Paperback)

            By Richardson, Matthew

            • $28.99

            How the experience of war impacted on the town, from the initial enthusiasm for sorting out the German kaiser in time for Christmas 1914, to the gradual realization of the enormity of human sacrifice the families of Leicester were committed to.

            ISBN 9781783032891
            Published 1 September 2014 by Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain
             

            Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

            By Steinbach, Susie L.

            • $69.99

            First published 2012 --Title page verso.

            ISBN 9781138906105
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780367421021
            Published 2 August 2016 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            The Companion to Castles
              

            The Companion to Castles (Paperback, New edition)

            By Friar, Stephen

            • $42.99

            Over one thousand castles were built in the century following the Norman Conquest. A castle was a fortified feudal residence, a symbol of a lord's power and authority. From quadrangular castles to garderobes and gargoyles, and anarchy to zig-zag moulding, this illustrated book pr ...

            ISBN 9780750939942
            Published 22 February 2007 by The History Press Ltd
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            The Most Dangerous Moment of the War: Japan'S Attack on the Indian Ocean, 1942
             

            The Most Dangerous Moment of the War: Japan'S Attack on the Indian Ocean, 1942 (Hardback)

            By Clancy, John

            • $49.99

            A gripping account of Japan's great raid on the Indian Ocean in 1942, when seemingly unstoppable, they advanced on Singapore (formerly Ceylon), an action that could have threatened wholesale defeat for the British, and which Churchill described as 'the most dangerous moment of th ...

            ISBN 9781612003344
            Published 1 March 2016 by Casemate Publishers
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            Exploring English Castles: Evocative, Romantic, and Mysterious True Tales of the Kings and Queens of the British Isles
             

            Exploring English Castles: Evocative, Romantic, and Mysterious True Tales of the Kings and Queens of the British Isles (Hardback)

            By Morris, Edd

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            Castles have shaped England. For almost one thousand years, castles have been the settings of siege and battle, dens of plotting and intrigue, and refuges for troubled kings. Today, the romantic yet ruinous shapes of once grand fortresses stud the English countryside--a reminder ...

            ISBN 9781632203489
            Published 1 July 2015 by Skyhorse Publishing
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            The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor
              

            The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor (Paperback, New edition)

            By Junor, Penny

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            It would be hard to invent a group of personalities more extraordinary than the British Royal Family - known as 'The Firm' by Prince Philip. Looking at how the family really operates, this book reveals how they behave behind closed doors. It also questions what monarchy is for.

            ISBN 9780007102167
            Published 5 June 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            Dam Busters: The True Story of the Inventors and Airmen Who Led the Devastating Raid to Smash the German Dams in 1943
             

            Dam Busters: The True Story of the Inventors and Airmen Who Led the Devastating Raid to Smash the German Dams in 1943 (Hardback)

            By Holland, Professor of Law James

            • $59.99

            The night of 16 May, 1943. Nineteen specially adapted Lancaster bombers take off from RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, each with a huge 9000lb cylindrical bomb strapped underneath it. Their mission: to destroy three dams deep within the German heartland, which provide the lifeblood ...

            ISBN 9780802121691
            Published 21 November 2013 by Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly
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            Kings and Queens

            Kings and Queens (Paperback, edition)

            By Grant, Neil; Consultant editor Plowden, Alison

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            A well-illustrated guide to the monarchs of the British Isles and Ireland from pre-Saxon times to the present, complete with concise genealogical charts and details of key historical events.

            ISBN 9780007188857
            Published 6 December 2004 by HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Battle of Hastings.
             

            The Battle of Hastings. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Duckett, George Floyd

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            Title: The Battle of Hastings.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, jour ...

            ISBN 9781241554965
            Published 28 March 2011 by British Library, Historical Pr
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            Self-Help
             

            Self-Help (Paperback)

            By Smiles, Samuel; Edited by Sinnema, Peter W.

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            A bestseller in 1859, Self-Help became one of Victorian Britain's most important statements on the allied virtues of hard work, thrift, and perseverance. Smiles's book is the precursor of today's motivational and self-improvement literature and encapsulated the aspirational Victo ...

            ISBN 9780199552450
            Published 11 September 2008 by Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Series Oxford World's Classics
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