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14311 - The History of the Reign of George III - Robert Bisset
14311 - The History of the Reign of George III - Robert Bisset
14730 - The General Strike - Julian Symonds
14730 - The General Strike - Julian Symonds
9016 - Roman Britain - Peter Salway
9016 - Roman Britain - Peter Salway
14731 - Germany - Marshall Dill Jr.
14731 - Germany - Marshall Dill Jr.
9013 - The English Settlements - J.N.L.Myres
9013 - The English Settlements - J.N.L.Myres
14732 - Germany, a Brief History - W.M.Simom
14732 - Germany, a Brief History - W.M.Simom
9017 - Domesday Book to Magna Carta 1087-1216 - A.L.Poole
9017 - Domesday Book to Magna Carta 1087-1216 - A.L.Poole
12778 - The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers - Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500-2000 - Paul Kennedy
12778 - The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers - Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500-2000 - Paul Kennedy
7251/s32 - Celt and Roman, the Celts in Italy - Peter Berresford Ellis
7251/s32 - Celt and Roman, the Celts in Italy - Peter Berresford Ellis
10186/s32 - Remains of the Prehistoric Age in England - Betram C.A.Windle
10186/s32 - Remains of the Prehistoric Age in England - Betram C.A.Windle
11221 - The War That Never Was, the fall of the Soviet Empire 1985-1991 - David Pryce-Jones
11221 - The War That Never Was, the fall of the Soviet Empire 1985-1991 - David Pryce-Jones
10263 - Diplomacy - Henry Kissinger
10263 - Diplomacy - Henry Kissinger
11785 - The Barbary Coast - Herbert Asbury
11785 - The Barbary Coast - Herbert Asbury
11251 - Earthly powers, Religion and Politics in Europe from the French Revolution to the Great War - Michael Burleigh
11251 - Earthly powers, Religion and Politics in Europe from the French Revolution to the Great War - Michael Burleigh
#3513 - History of England - Goldsmith, Dr.
#3513 - History of England - Goldsmith, Dr.
#3595 - A Literary History of the Middle Ages - Berington, Rev. Joseph
#3595 - A Literary History of the Middle Ages - Berington, Rev. Joseph
#5630/1 - Great Parliamentary Scandals - Four Centuries of Calumny, Smear and Innuendo - Matthew Parris
#5630/1 - Great Parliamentary Scandals - Four Centuries of Calumny, Smear and Innuendo - Matthew Parris
#5706 - A Short History of the English People (4 volumes) - John Richard Green
#5706 - A Short History of the English People (4 volumes) - John Richard Green
#9031 - Paul & Virginia - Bernardin Saint Pierre
#9031 - Paul & Virginia - Bernardin Saint Pierre
#9221 - History of the United Netherlands - Volumes 1&2 - Motley, John Lothrop
#9221 - History of the United Netherlands - Volumes 1&2 - Motley, John Lothrop
#0293/s20 - French Revolutions - Woodward, E.L.
#0293/s20 - French Revolutions - Woodward, E.L.
#10124 - Ancient Rome - Chronicles of The Roman World - Roberts, Timothy R.
#10124 - Ancient Rome - Chronicles of The Roman World - Roberts, Timothy R.
#10173 - President Masaryk Tells His Story - Capek, Karel
#10173 - President Masaryk Tells His Story - Capek, Karel
#10176 - Stalin's Kampf - Stalin, Joseph
#10176 - Stalin's Kampf - Stalin, Joseph
#10187 - The Evacuees - Johnson, B.S. (Editor)
#10187 - The Evacuees - Johnson, B.S. (Editor)
#10205 - Idylls of the Queen - Guedalla, Philip
#10205 - Idylls of the Queen - Guedalla, Philip
#10541 - Engaging Geopolitics - Braden, Kathleen & Shelley, Fred
#10541 - Engaging Geopolitics - Braden, Kathleen & Shelley, Fred
#10556 - Empire Free Trade - McCurdy, Charles A.
#10556 - Empire Free Trade - McCurdy, Charles A.
#1818 - Autobiography of John Stuart Mill - John Stuart Mill
#1818 - Autobiography of John Stuart Mill - John Stuart Mill
#2178/s20 - The Echoing Green - Memories of Regency & Victorian Youth - Gillian Avery
#2178/s20 - The Echoing Green - Memories of Regency & Victorian Youth - Gillian Avery
#2592 - German History 1933 - 45  An Assessment By German Historians - Hermann Mau and Helmut Krausnick
#2592 - German History 1933 - 45 An Assessment By German Historians - Hermann Mau and Helmut Krausnick
#3511/s20 - History of the French Revolution from 1789-1814 - Mignet, F.A.
#3511/s20 - History of the French Revolution from 1789-1814 - Mignet, F.A.
#3692/1 - History of England - Macaulay
#3692/1 - History of England - Macaulay
#4103 - Greater England - Being a Brief Historical Sketch of the Various Possessions of Her Majesty, The Empress Queen, in Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Oceania. - J.Frederick Hodgetts
#4103 - Greater England - Being a Brief Historical Sketch of the Various Possessions of Her Majesty, The Empress Queen, in Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Oceania. - J.Frederick Hodgetts
#4121 - The Story of the Hohenzollern - C. Sheridan Jones
#4121 - The Story of the Hohenzollern - C. Sheridan Jones
#4315 - Midland - 150 Years of Banking Business - A.R.Holmes & Edwin Green
#4315 - Midland - 150 Years of Banking Business - A.R.Holmes & Edwin Green
#4517 - The Dust in the Balance - British Women in India 1905-1945 - Pat Barr
#4517 - The Dust in the Balance - British Women in India 1905-1945 - Pat Barr
#4894 - Justice and Liberty - a Political Dialogue - G.Lowes Dickenson
#4894 - Justice and Liberty - a Political Dialogue - G.Lowes Dickenson
#5176 - The Two Koreas - a Contemporary History - Oberdorfer, Don
#5176 - The Two Koreas - a Contemporary History - Oberdorfer, Don
#5204 - The Men of Liberty - Europe on the Eve of the French Revolution 1774-1778 - Manceron, Claude
#5204 - The Men of Liberty - Europe on the Eve of the French Revolution 1774-1778 - Manceron, Claude
#5544/s20 - Living Legends - Richard Barber
#5544/s20 - Living Legends - Richard Barber
#5575/s20 - The Penguin Book of Lies - Philip Kerr (Editor)
#5575/s20 - The Penguin Book of Lies - Philip Kerr (Editor)
#5738/s20 - French Revolution - J.Mills Witham
#5738/s20 - French Revolution - J.Mills Witham
#6178 - Stories from the History of Rome - Anon
#6178 - Stories from the History of Rome - Anon
#6229 - A Galaxy of Governesses - Bea Howe
#6229 - A Galaxy of Governesses - Bea Howe
#6232 - The World of De La Rue - Charles Rosner (Editor)
#6232 - The World of De La Rue - Charles Rosner (Editor)
#6236 - The Mystery of King Arthur - Elizabeth Jenkins
#6236 - The Mystery of King Arthur - Elizabeth Jenkins
#6241 - Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 - Frederick A Pottle (Editor)
#6241 - Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 - Frederick A Pottle (Editor)
#6331 - Augustus - John Buchan
#6331 - Augustus - John Buchan
#6608/s20 - The United States of America - a History - Robert Mackenzie
#6608/s20 - The United States of America - a History - Robert Mackenzie
#6716 - The Island Race - Churchill, Winston S.
#6716 - The Island Race - Churchill, Winston S.
#6805 - Waldheim - The Missing Years - Robert Edwin Herzstein
#6805 - Waldheim - The Missing Years - Robert Edwin Herzstein
#7074 - A History of Britain - at the Edge of the World 3000BC-AD1603 - Simon Schama
#7074 - A History of Britain - at the Edge of the World 3000BC-AD1603 - Simon Schama
#7080 - City of Darkness, City of Light - Marge Piercy
#7080 - City of Darkness, City of Light - Marge Piercy
#7238 - The Last Tsar - the Life and Death of Nicholas II - Edvard Radzinsky
#7238 - The Last Tsar - the Life and Death of Nicholas II - Edvard Radzinsky
#7411 - The Hoffa Wars - Teamsters, Rebels, Politicians and the Mob - Dan E.Moldea
#7411 - The Hoffa Wars - Teamsters, Rebels, Politicians and the Mob - Dan E.Moldea
#7476 - Tory M.P. - Simon Haxey
#7476 - Tory M.P. - Simon Haxey
#7477 - A Man of Honour - the Autobiography of a Godfather - Joseph Bonanno with Sergio Lalli
#7477 - A Man of Honour - the Autobiography of a Godfather - Joseph Bonanno with Sergio Lalli
#7526 - Gilde Butterflies - the Rise and Fall of the London Season. - Philippa Pullar
#7526 - Gilde Butterflies - the Rise and Fall of the London Season. - Philippa Pullar
#7563/s20 - Scrapbook 1900-1914 - Leslie Bailey
#7563/s20 - Scrapbook 1900-1914 - Leslie Bailey
#7713 - Every One a Witness - The Stuart Age - A.F.Scott
#7713 - Every One a Witness - The Stuart Age - A.F.Scott
#7827 - 7 Days of Freedom - the Hungarian Uprising 1956 - Barber, Noel
#7827 - 7 Days of Freedom - the Hungarian Uprising 1956 - Barber, Noel
#8076 - Ignaz Seipal - Christian Statesman in a Time of Crisis - Klemens Von Klemperer
#8076 - Ignaz Seipal - Christian Statesman in a Time of Crisis - Klemens Von Klemperer
#8095 - Devils Decade - Portraits of the Nineteen Thirties - Colin Brooks
#8095 - Devils Decade - Portraits of the Nineteen Thirties - Colin Brooks
#8098 - A Price Below Rubies - Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals. - Naomi Shepherd
#8098 - A Price Below Rubies - Jewish Women as Rebels and Radicals. - Naomi Shepherd
#8135 - The Fight Against Slavery - Terence Brady and Evan Jones
#8135 - The Fight Against Slavery - Terence Brady and Evan Jones
#8145 - Fenian Fire - the British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria - Campbell, Christy
#8145 - Fenian Fire - the British Government Plot to Assassinate Queen Victoria - Campbell, Christy
#8524 - Saddam Hussein, an American Obsession - Cockburn, Andrew and Cockburn Patrick
#8524 - Saddam Hussein, an American Obsession - Cockburn, Andrew and Cockburn Patrick
#8527 - The History of the British Empire in India - Volume Three - Thornton, Edward
#8527 - The History of the British Empire in India - Volume Three - Thornton, Edward
#8528 - The History of the British Empire in India - Volume Four - Thornton, Edward
#8528 - The History of the British Empire in India - Volume Four - Thornton, Edward
#8529 - The History of the British Empire in India - Volume Five - Thornton, Edward
#8529 - The History of the British Empire in India - Volume Five - Thornton, Edward
#8541 - Clive of India - a Political and Psychological Essay - Chaudhuri, Nirad C.
#8541 - Clive of India - a Political and Psychological Essay - Chaudhuri, Nirad C.
#8619 - Taste and Fashion from the French Revolution Until Today - Laver, James
#8619 - Taste and Fashion from the French Revolution Until Today - Laver, James
#8765 - Guns or Butter - War Countries and Peace Countries of Europe Revisited. - Bruce Lockhart, R.H.
#8765 - Guns or Butter - War Countries and Peace Countries of Europe Revisited. - Bruce Lockhart, R.H.
#9185 - The History of Modern Europe - 6 Volume Set. - Russell, William
#9185 - The History of Modern Europe - 6 Volume Set. - Russell, William
#9186 - A New Chronological Abridgment of the History of England - Home, Charles
#9186 - A New Chronological Abridgment of the History of England - Home, Charles
#9322 - Lincoln - a Foreigners Quest - Morris, Jan
#9322 - Lincoln - a Foreigners Quest - Morris, Jan
The Search for John Small, First Fleeter - Mollie Gillen
The Search for John Small, First Fleeter - Mollie Gillen
Condition Very Good
Published by the Library of Australian History, Sydney 1985
ISBN 0908120583
It seemed an impossible task - to try to find the origins and background of a man whose first appearrance in known records was at the moment of conviction for a minor highway robbery in Devon in 1785, a man of no social standing before his crime and none at all afterwards.
x, 189pp.
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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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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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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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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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Intervention and the War, Anglo-Soviet Relations 1917-1921 - Richard H.Ullman
Intervention and the War, Anglo-Soviet Relations 1917-1921 - Richard H.Ullman
Condition Very Good
Published by Princeton University Press 1961
How the British government dealt with the problem of Russia during the critical period between the Bolshevik Revolution in November 1917 and Britains de facto recognition of the Soviet government in March 1921. This the first of two volumes.
360pp.
# 20276sE8

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Italy - Denis Mack Smith
Italy - Denis Mack Smith
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Ann Abor, the University of Michigan Press 1959
Italy, the story of the impassioned struggle for political identity'
xi, 508pp xxviii
# 20282sE8



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The History of Myddle - Richard Gough
The History of Myddle - Richard Gough
Condition Very Good
Published by Caliban Booka, Ascot, Berks 1979
ISBN 0904573141
This book is one of the great neglected classics of English historical literature. Written between the years 1700 and 1706, Richard Gough's delightful history of Myddle in Shropshire is a rare biographical profile of a complete village during the 17th century.
184pp
# 20281sE8



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Wilkes & Liberty, a Social Study of 1763 to 1774 - George Rude
Wilkes & Liberty, a Social Study of 1763 to 1774 - George Rude
Condition Very Good
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1962
Few public men in the last 250 years have aroused such bitter condemnation by some and such profound veneration among others; few have, in their lifetime, had their exploits recounted in such a rich crop of spict anecdote. However this is not another biography of Wilkes it is the social background against which he lived and the varied political movements that sprang up in his wake.
240pp
# 20270sE8



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A History of the Arab Peoples - Albert Hourani
A History of the Arab Peoples - Albert Hourani
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Faber & Faber, London 1991
ISBN 0571133789
Begins in the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam spread from the Arabian peninsula and carried the Arabic language with it, and brings the story down to modern times.
551pp.
# 20266sE8



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Three Studies in European Conservatism, Metternich, Guizot and the Catholic Church in the Nineteenth Century - E.L.Woodward
Three Studies in European Conservatism, Metternich, Guizot and the Catholic Church in the Nineteenth Century - E.L.Woodward
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Frank Cass, London 1963
An attempt to understand three types of conservative thought and action in the period between Waterloo and Sedan.
350pp
# 20271sE8



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The Unreformed House of Commons Volumes I&II- Edward & Annie Porritt
The Unreformed House of Commons Volumes I&II- Edward & Annie Porritt
Condition Good
Published by Cambridge at the University Press 1909
Parliamentary representation before 1832
Vol.1 - England and Wales viii, 623pp, folding map
Vol.2 - Scotland and Ireland xiv, 584pp map
# 18862sE8



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The Age of Empire 1875-1914 - E.J.Hobsbawm
The Age of Empire 1875-1914 - E.J.Hobsbawm
Condition Very Good
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1987
ISBN 0297792164
It is about world empires built and held with almost contemptuous ease by small bodies of Europeans, which were to last barely a human lifetime, and a European domination of world history never more confident than at the moment it was about to disappear for ever.
404pp with black and white plates
# 17966sE6



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The South Sea Bubble - John Carswell
The South Sea Bubble - John Carswell
Condition Very Good
Published by Alan Sutton, Stroud 1993
ISBN 0862999189
The South Sea Bubble of 1720-21 was the first and most celebrated of all great financial scandals.
293pp with black and white plates.
# 20279sE6



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The Age of the Chartists 1832-1854, a Study of Discontent - J.L.Hammond & Barbara Hammond
The Age of the Chartists 1832-1854, a Study of Discontent - J.L.Hammond & Barbara Hammond
Condition Very Good
Published by Augustua M.Kelley, New York 1967
First published in 1930.
The men and women who kept the Chartist movement alive had a steady and responsible quarrel with the conditions of their lives, which gave a unity to efforts that look distracted and confused.
386pp.
# 20288sE6



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Australia and the British Embrace, the demise of the Imperial ideal - Stuart Ward
Australia and the British Embrace, the demise of the Imperial ideal - Stuart Ward
Condition Very Good
Published by Melbourne University Press, Carlton South, Victoria 2001
ISBN 0522850154
Until a generation ago 'Britishness' lay at the heart of Australian political culture. How and why did this fundemental idea lose its meaning for Australians and their political institutions?
307pp.
# 18792sE6




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Anglo-Australian Attitudes - Michael Davie
Anglo-Australian Attitudes - Michael Davie
Condition Very Good
Published by Secker & Warburg, London 2000
ISBN 0436203537
Published in 2000 therefore 100 years after the six Australian colonies voted to become a Federation, the country is struggling with the idea of a republic and a new Constitution and at last coming to terms with its tangled British legacy.
250pp.
#18817sE6



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The Medieval English Borough, Studies on its origins and constitutional history - James Tait
The Medieval English Borough, Studies on its origins and constitutional history - James Tait
Condition Very Good
Published by Manchester University Press, Manchester 1999
ISBN 0719003393
The rise of towns in the Anglo-Saxon period before the Danish wars, and follows the process of fortification in response to the Danish threat, assessing its significance in the origin of boroughs. Also deals with the post-Conquest period and examines the growth of merchant and class guilds.
371pp.
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Earthly Necessities, Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain - Keith Wrightson
Earthly Necessities, Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain - Keith Wrightson
Condition Near Fine
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven & London 2000
ISBN 0300083912
Shows how economic practices and priorities were embedded in social relations and how shifts in attitudes, values and understandings played an essential part in the emergence of a market society. Compares and contrasts the distinctive experiences of Scotland and Wales with those of England.
372pp
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Mr Loudon's England - John Gloag
Mr Loudon's England - John Gloag
Condition Very Good
Published by Oriel Press, Newcastle upon Tyne 1970
ISBN 0853620423
The life and work of John Claudius Loudon (1783-1843) and his influence on architecture and furniture design in the early 19th century.
224pp illustrated in black and white.
# 18805sE6



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The Lessons of History - Michael Howard
The Lessons of History - Michael Howard
Condition Very Good
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven & London 1991
Discusses the processes of historical change that spawned the European wars of the 20th century.
217pp
# 20283sE6



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A History of the Tory Party 1640-1714 - Keith Feiling
A History of the Tory Party 1640-1714 - Keith Feiling
Condition Very Good
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1924
The first germs of Whig and Tory in England may be dated from a wedding - the sacrament which united Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn and signalised our definite disunion from Catholic Europe.
525pp.
# 20269sE6



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A History of West Germany 1, From Shadow to Substance - Dennis L.Bark & David R.Gress
A History of West Germany 1, From Shadow to Substance - Dennis L.Bark & David R.Gress
Condition Very Good
Published by Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1989
ISBN 0631167870
When the guns fell silent at 11pm on 8 May 1945, Germany, which for four centuries had been the pivot of the Continent and the scene of repeated attemts to dominate its neighbours, ceased to exist. On that day, the Germans, whether they realised it or not, received a double burden, of moral as well as material devastation.
579pp with black and white plates.
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A History of West Germany 2, Democracy and its Discontents 1963-1988 - Dennis L.Bark & David R.Gress
A History of West Germany 2, Democracy and its Discontents 1963-1988 - Dennis L.Bark & David R.Gress
Condition Very Good
Published by Basil Blackwell, Oxford 1989
ISBN 0631167889
As the Federal Republic emerged from the anarchic conditions of defeat to become, first the focus of the Cold War, then Europe's strongest economy and finally one of its most stable democracies.
567pp with black and white plates.
# 18796sE6



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The Spanish Labyrinth - Gerald Brenan
The Spanish Labyrinth - Gerald Brenan
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Cambridge at the University Press 1950
An account of the social and political background of the Civil War.
384pp.
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The Grand Camouflage, the Spanish Civil War and Revolution 1936-39 - Burnett Bolloten
The Grand Camouflage, the Spanish Civil War and Revolution 1936-39 - Burnett Bolloten
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Pall Mall Press, London 1968
The Spanish Civil transcended its local origins as a political struggle to become an international cause celebre, an ideological conflict commanding such intense political and emotional loyalties that the actual origins of the war were often obscured.
350pp with black and white plates.
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Ploughing Sand, British Rule in Palestine 1917-1948 - Naomi Shepherd
Ploughing Sand, British Rule in Palestine 1917-1948 - Naomi Shepherd
Condition Very Good
Published by Rutgers University Press, New Brubswick, New Jersey 1999
ISBN 0813527651
After the First World War the British in Palestine were handed an ambiguous brief to encourage the formation of a "national home" for the Jews and to protect the "civil and religious rights" of the local Arabs. Later a leading official complained that all constructive efforts in Palestine had been like "ploughing sand."
290pp with black and white plates.
# 20267sE6



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St Petersburg, Industrialisation and Change - James H.Bater
St Petersburg, Industrialisation and Change - James H.Bater
Condition Very Good
Published by Edward Arnold, London 1976
ISBN 0713158468
Planted arbitrarily in a swamp in the middle of the 18th century, it became by the middle of the 19th the administrative hub and most populous city of the Russian Empire, the gateway for Western travellers, culture and ideas, the major port and largest manufacturing and trading city in the country.
469pp plus five maps.
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The Struggle for Power, the American Revolution - Theodore draper
The Struggle for Power, the American Revolution - Theodore draper
Condition Very Good
Published by Little, Brown & Co, London 1996
ISBN 0316878022
A radical, accessible and compelling re-appraisal of the events surrounding the break with the British and 'the first world war in modern times.'
544pp.
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The Dragon Wakes, China and the West 1793-1911 - Christopher Hibbert
The Dragon Wakes, China and the West 1793-1911 - Christopher Hibbert
Condition Very Good
Published by Longman, London 1970
ISBN 0582108063
'What does anybody here know of China?' Thomas Babington Macaulay, Secretary of State for war, asked the House of Commons in April 1840.
427pp with black and white plates.
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Hungary, a Short History - C.A.Macartney
Hungary, a Short History - C.A.Macartney
Condition Very Good
Published by Edinburgh at the University Press 1962
Since November 1956 all the world has known of the Hungarians, the heroic people who defied the might of Soviet Russia in defence of their national freedom and traditions. But very few know of the long record of similar struggles of which the history of Hungary has been composed for a thousand years.
262pp with black and white plates.
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Czechs & Germans, a study of the struggle in the historic provinces of Bohemia and Moravia - Elizabeth Wiskemann
Czechs & Germans, a study of the struggle in the historic provinces of Bohemia and Moravia - Elizabeth Wiskemann
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Macmillan, London 1967
Second Edition
299pp with folding maps
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Czechoslovalia before Munich - J.W.Bruegel
Czechoslovalia before Munich - J.W.Bruegel
Condition Very Good
Published by Cambridge at the University Press 1973
ISBN 0521086876
The German minority problem and British appeasement policy.
334pp.
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Anschluss, the Rape of Austria - Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Anschluss, the Rape of Austria - Gordon Brook-Shepherd
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Macmillan, London 1963
The fall of Vienna dissolved the dream world of the Versailles Treaty and began the long nightmare of Nazi occupation of Europe. It was the first (and only bloodless) chapter of the Second World war.
223pp with black and white plates.
# 20280sE6



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Army, Industry and Labour in Germany 1914-1918 - Gerald D.Feldman
Army, Industry and Labour in Germany 1914-1918 - Gerald D.Feldman
Condition Very Good
Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey 1966
Germany's wartime economic mobilisation was both planned and directed by the army, and as a consequence of this largely unanticipated responsibility, the army was compelled to cope with the great social conflicts of Imperial Germany.
572pp illustrated in black and white.
# 19101sE6



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Germany 1866-1945 - Gordon A.Craig
Germany 1866-1945 - Gordon A.Craig
Condition Near Fine
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1978
ISBN 0198221134
As the author says in his preface, this book has been written with the conviction that the brief history of united Germany, which lasted only 75 years and died in the rubble of Berlin in 1945, demands the attention of reflective men. Published before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
# 20277sE6



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The Low Countries 1780-1940 - E.H.Kossmann
The Low Countries 1780-1940 - E.H.Kossmann
Conditrion Near Fine
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1978
ISBN 0198221088
Although Belgium and the Netherlands are closely related in their history and geography, a systematically comparative approach is used to explain the different reactions to what often appeared to be similar circumstances.
784pp plus five maps
# 20287sE6



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Gandhi and Civil Disobedience, the Mahatma in Indian Politics 1928-1934 - Judith M.Brown
Gandhi and Civil Disobedience, the Mahatma in Indian Politics 1928-1934 - Judith M.Brown
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good plus
Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1977
ISBN 0521212790
An analysis of the phase between 1928 and 1934 when Gandhi was leader of a continental campaign of civil disobedience against the raj.
414pp
# 18870s100

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Diversions of an Indian Political - Lt.Col F.L.Kennion
Diversions of an Indian Political - Lt.Col F.L.Kennion
Condition Fair
Published by William Blackwood, Edinburgh & London 1932
The thoughts and diversions of an Indian administrator in the early years of the 20th century.
323pp
# 18695s97

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Russia Under Western Eyes 1517-1825 - Anthony Cross
Russia Under Western Eyes 1517-1825 - Anthony Cross
Condition Very Good
Published by Elek Books, London 1971
ISBN 0236176404
A unique account of Russia over a period of three centuries, from the reign of Basil III to the death of Alexander I in 1825, drawn from the impresions of foreigners who differed widely in nationality, education, perceptiveness and sympathy.
400pp well illustrated in black and white.
# 17961s67L

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The Unpublished Diary of Pierre Laval
The Unpublished Diary of Pierre Laval
Condition Good Plus
Published by the Falcon Press, London 1948
220pp with black and white plates
This diary was written in the Fresnes prison while Pierre Laval was awaiting his trial and then completed in the days before his death. It was smuggled out piece by piece to his daughter, the Comtesse Josee de Chambrun.
# 16147s33

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The Fourth Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Dicipline and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders, 1822
The Fourth Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Dicipline and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders, 1822
Condition Good Plus
The original limp covers have been retained within a modern case binding.
Believe it or not an interesting read with additional reports on gaols throughout the counties including Scotland and Ireland. Reports also from France, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Prussia and Norway.
172pp
#18397s57

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Commentaries on the Liberty of the Subject and the Laws of England relating to thr Security of the Person - James Paterson
Commentaries on the Liberty of the Subject and the Laws of England relating to thr Security of the Person - James Paterson
Condition Good Plus
Volumes 1&2
Published by Macmillan, London 1877
Vol.1 xxxi, 498pp - Vol.2 xv, 468pp plus publishers list
Inscribed by the author to the half title of volume 1 and dated 1879.
# 18396s39

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The Quintessence of Nietzsche - J.M.Kennedy
The Quintessence of Nietzsche - J.M.Kennedy
Condition Good Plus
Published by T.Werner Laurie, London, circa 1912
364pp with index and portrait frontis plate
# 18387s2

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Local Government Up to Date 1939-1945 - H.Townshend-Rose
Local Government Up to Date 1939-1945 - H.Townshend-Rose
Condition Very Good
Published by Pitman, London 1946
A survey of developments during the war years for the guidance of demobilised local government officers.
79pp with cover boards
# 18386s2

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The Life of Sir Thomas Gresham, founder of the Royal Exchange
The Life of Sir Thomas Gresham, founder of the Royal Exchange
In 1565 Gresham made a proposal to the court of aldermen, that if they would purchase and give him a piece of ground in a proper place, and large enough for the purpose, he would build upon it a Bourse or Exchange, with large and covered walks, where the merchants and traders of all sorts may daily assemble, converse together and transact business.
Published by Charles Knight, London, 1845
# 18291s58

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16582s59 - 1837 Tales of Pioneer Traders in the East - Bruce Gale
16582s59 - 1837 Tales of Pioneer Traders in the East - Bruce Gale
Condition Very Good
Published by The Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Kuala Lumpur
Second edition 1996
ISBN 9679998916
208pp illustrated in colour and monotone



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