History

    They Turned Out So Ill

    By Alistair Nichols

    Paperback £12.99

    The Independent Companies of Foreigners are widely regarded as the worst examples of foreign units in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. They were formed, in the last years of these wars, to receive French deserters who had come over to the British in Spain. Each company was intended...

    The Magic of the Saltmarsh Coast

    By Kelvin Brown

    Paperback £7.99

    The Saltmarsh Coast is 75 miles of largely undiscovered Essex, stretching from Stow Maries in the south to Salcott in the north, with some wonderful walking on the top of the sea walls amid some marvellous scenery. Mixed in with the salty air and cries of sea birds are hundreds...

    Singapore: A Modern History

    By Michael D. Barr

    Hardback £22.46

    Comprehensive modern history of Singapore, from C16 to present

    Campaigning for Life

    By Peta Dunstan

    Paperback £22.50

    Dorothy Buxton led an unusual and intense life. After an upbringing untypical for a girl in rural Victorian England, she found her voice and her vocation during the First World War, insisting people should be able to read a variety of voices on the conflict engulfing Europe.

    Great Speeches

    By Arcturus Publishing

    Hardback £10.25

    'Great Speeches' collects over 40 of the most powerful and stirring addresses delivered in the English language with illustrations accompanying each speech.

    Unequally Yoked

    By Sara Perez Kemp

    Paperback £9.99

    Biographical account of a vulnerable young school girl in the post war years who was indoctrinated and subtly led astray from the faith she was born into to a strange one which she was made to believe was not unlike her own. As the years went by she became spiritually...

    Old Roundwood Colliery

    By Michael Hall

    Paperback £11.99

    History of Old Roundwood Colliery, Ossett plus the story of three generations of a Yorkshire family working there

    1914 The Year The World Ended

    By Paul Ham

    Paperback £10.25

    In this searing indictment of the rationale behind the First World War, Paul Ham argues that European leaders did not `sleepwalk' into war, but that they fully accepted and understood the consequences of the decisions they were making.

    England's Lost Lake: The Story of Whittlesea Mere

    By Paul Middleton

    Paperback £8.50

    Whittlesea Mere – one of the wonders of Huntingdonshire! The historic county of Huntingdonshire has much to recommend it, and one of its lost treasures is brought back to life in this welcome updated and substantially expanded edition of a study first published in 1987. The Mere was the largest...

    Victory Without Peace

    By William N. Still

    Hardback £68.49

    Victory Without Peace concentrates on the U.S. Navy in European and NearEastern waters during the post-World War I era. As participants in theVersailles peace negotiations, the Navy was charged with executing the navalterms of the Armistice as well as preserving stability and peace. U.S. warshipswere deploying into the Near East,...

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