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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

by John McAleer and Nigel Rigby Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300207248
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

British Royal Navy Captain James Cook’s voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement,...

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Scottish Family Tree Detective: Tracing Your Ancestors in Scotland

by Rosemary Bigwood Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
11/2006
ISBN:
9780719071850
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

This is a practical, user-friendly guide to researching your family history in Scotland. Its aim is to provide sign-posts to the...

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Real Lives of Roman Britain

by Guy de la Bedoyere Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223491
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little...

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Pagan Britain

by Ronald Hutton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780300205466
Format:
Pb+ 496 pages

Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic...

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Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

by Margaret Willes Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300221398
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

The diarist Samuel Pepys is an iconic figure whose descriptions of daily life in London in the 1660s still strike a remarkably...

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Pocket Magna Carta: 1217 Text and Translation

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781851244522
Format:
Hbk 64 pages

‘No freeman is to be taken or imprisoned, or dispossessed … except through the lawful judgment of his peers or through the law...

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Shadow Man: At the Heart of the Cambridge Spy Circle

by Geoff Andrews I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781784531669
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

James Klugmann appears as a shadowy figure in the legendary history of the Cambridge spies. As both mentor and friend to Donald...

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How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

by Peter Lake Yale University Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780300222715
Format:
Hbk 688 pages

A masterful, highly engaging analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England...

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What the British Did: Two Centuries in the Middle East

by Peter Mangold I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9781784531942
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

Britain has been engaged in the Middle East for over two centuries. During the Napoleonic Wars it expelled the French from Egypt....

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Secret Life of the Georgian Garden: Beautiful Objects and Agreeable Retreats

by Kate Felus I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9781784535728
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

Georgian landscape gardens are among the most visited and enjoyed of the UK's historical treasures. The Georgian garden has also...

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Imperium of the soul: The political and aesthetic imagination of Edwardian imperialists

by Norman Etherington Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9781526106056
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

Some of the most compelling and enduring creative work of the late Victorian and Edwardian Era came from committed imperialists...

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Mob Town: A History of Crime and Disorder in the East End

by John Bennett Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300221954
Format:
Hbk 360 pages

Even before Jack the Ripper haunted its streets for prey, London’s East End had earned a reputation for immorality, filth, and...

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Rise of Thomas Cromwell – Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485–1534

by Michael Everett Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223514
Format:
Pb+ 376 pages

How much does the Thomas Cromwell of popular novels and television series resemble the real Cromwell? This meticulous study of...

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Bodleianalia: Curious Facts about Britain's Oldest University Library

by Claire Cock-Starkey and Violet Moller Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9781851242528
Format:
Hbk 128 pages

Which is the smallest book in the Bodleian Library? Who complained when their secret pen name was revealed in the library’s catalogue?...

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Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present

by David Runciman Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780691165837
Format:
Pb+ 416 pages

Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things...

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