History

    A James Connolly Reader

    By James Connolly

    Paperback £12.65

    A stirring collection of James Connolly''s most important speeches and writing.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration

    By Thomas Forrest

    Paperback £28.12

    In 1774, East India Company employee Thomas Forrest c.1729-c.1802 embarked on a year-long voyage to explore the archipelago between Malaysia and New Guinea, in a small boat with a local crew. This 1779 publication describes the islands he visited, their people, and colonial trade, particularly in spices.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Education

    By Maria Grey

    Paperback £23.69

    In this 1889 work, the educationalist and feminist Maria Grey looks back, offering to the young 'the results of her life's thought and experience', and endeavouring to help late-Victorian school-leavers answer the questions 'Where are we going? What was the object of all this school work?'

    Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Hardback £67.95

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Persia and the Persian Question 2 Volume Set Persia and the

    By George Nathaniel Curzon

    Paperback £36.98

    Later viceroy of India, George Curzon 1859-1925 published this highly regarded two-volume work on Persia in 1892, following his travels in the country. Convinced of the political importance of this region as a buffer against Russian influence, Curzon gives an overview of Persian history, society, geography and politics.

    Historici graeci minores 2 Volume Set Historici graeci minor

    Paperback £28.12

    This two-volume edition with commentary in Latin of the surviving fragments of the works of minor Greek historians was published by German philologist Ludwig August Dindorf in 1870-1. Volume 2 contains the account intact, but apparently incomplete of the reign of Justinian by Agathias, and fragments of the works of...

    Historici graeci minores 2 Volume Set Historici graeci minor

    Paperback £32.55

    This two-volume edition with commentary in Latin of the surviving fragments of the works of minor Greek historians was published by German philologist Ludwig August Dindorf in 1870-1. Volume 1 contains fragments of the works of Nicolaus Damascenus, Dexippus, Priscus, Eustathius of Epiphania, and Olympiodorus of Thebes, among others.

    Insularity and Identity in the Roman Mediterranean

    Paperback £32.10

    Papers examine cultural developments and trade relationships of island life in the Mediterranean during the Roman period.

    Canadian Soldier

    By Lawrence Brown

    Paperback Save £0.14 = £6.36

    Almost a century has passed since the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918. Of all the soldiers who went through that hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old uniforms kept in attics are all that is left. Thanks to a collection of more than ten thousand documents,...

    Finnish Bomber Colours 1939-1945

    By Kari Stenman

    Hardback £23.46

    Describes in detail Finnish Air Force bombers used during World War II, illustrating camouflage and markings of the aircraft obtained from the USA, Netherlands, Germany, UK and USSR.

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