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Children of the Revolution, the French 1799-1914 - Robert Gildea
Children of the Revolution, the French 1799-1914 - Robert Gildea
Condition Very Good
Published by Allen Lane, London 2008
ISBN 9780713997606
The allure of France throughout the nineteenth century made ir one of the world's great cultural beacons: in art, technology, literature and science it renewed itself over and over again. And yet behind this facade, France was a country racked with anxiety, crushed by a sense of national decline and, above all, unable to resolve the chaotic legacy of the Revolution.
xx, 540pp with black and white plates.
# 18811sB8

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Price: 16.00 / $24.00


The History of the Decline and Fall of ther Roman Empire - Edward Gibbon
The History of the Decline and Fall of ther Roman Empire - Edward Gibbon
Condition Very Good
Edited, with an introduction and appendices, by David Womersley
Published by Allen Lane, the Penguin Press, London 1994
ISBN 0713991240
First published in three installments between 1776 and 1788
In three volumes
Vol.I - cxi, 1114pp
Vol.II - v, 1009pp.
Vol.III - v, 1352pp
A lifetimes work affording a life time of pleasure and study.
# 18797sC2

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Price: 60.00 / $90.00


The Black Man's Burden, Africa and the Curse of the Nation State - Basil Davidson
The Black Man's Burden, Africa and the Curse of the Nation State - Basil Davidson
Condition Very Good
Published by James Currey, London 1992
ISBN 0852557019
Why the hopes of post colonial Africa have not come to pass. A learned and informed thesis.
355pp
# 20309sB9

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Price: 8.00 / $12.00


Shakespeare's Eden, the Commonwealth of England 1558-1629 - B.L.Joseph
Shakespeare's Eden, the Commonwealth of England 1558-1629 - B.L.Joseph
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Blandford Press, London 1971
ISBN 0713736070
There can be few periods in English history on which a study of contemporary liturature can shed more light.
368pp with black and white plates
# 20308s97

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Nye Bevan, and the Mirage of British Socialism - John Campbell
Nye Bevan, and the Mirage of British Socialism - John Campbell
Condition Very Good
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1987
ISBN 0297789988
Nye Bevan was one of the best loved and at the same time most bitterly hated figures in British politics, a man of deep humanity and generous anger, the most compelling orator of his generation, who preached and fought for true socialism as he understood it with a passionate seriousness.
430pp with black and white plates.
# 18819sC5

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Herbert Morrison, Portrait of a Politician - Bernard Donoughue & G.W.Jones
Herbert Morrison, Portrait of a Politician - Bernard Donoughue & G.W.Jones
Condition Very Good
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1973
ISBN 0297766058
How the young socialist agitator from Lambeth rose to rule London as Britain's most famous city boss and then, nationally, shaped the Labour Party's policies and directed its successful electoral strategies.
696pp with black and white plates.
# 18818sC5

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